EchoStor Technologies, the leading provider of IT services and solutions to organizations throughout New England, announced today that it has appointed Derek Grant to the role of Vice President of Technical Strategy. Derek will drive strategic technology initiatives and provide technical leadership to maximize EchoStor’s impact with its customers and partners.

Derek brings nearly three decades of experience in the IT industry and is a well-respected technologist and thought leader in the manufacturer and customer communities. Derek joins EchoStor from Dell EMC, where he led the System Engineering team for the Enterprise Northeast Modern Data Center Team. Prior to Dell, Derek also held strategic technical roles at NetApp and Pure Storage. Throughout his career, Derek has been instrumental in defining technology strategies for some of the largest Enterprise customers in New England.

“Derek is one of the most respected technical problem solvers in the industry,” said Scott Trinque, President. “His infinite mindset brings a work ethic that is second to none. We welcome his vision and leadership to our Executive Team”.

 

“It’s a tremendous opportunity to be reunited with one of the most talented, trusted and admired technologists in the region,” added Mike Johnson, Executive Vice President. “Derek’s innate ability to architect Enterprise Solutions, while addressing our customer’s complex IT modernization challenges, will be a competitive advantage for EchoStor and its core partners.”

About EchoStor Technologies

Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, EchoStor Technologies is a leading information technology provider of data center solutions and services. EchoStor Technologies partners with industry-leading manufacturers to offer a full suite of advanced technology solutions focused on the entire lifecycle of customer data and infrastructure. Our expertise includes enterprise storage architecture and high availability, virtualization and consolidation, infrastructure optimization, storage and resource management, business continuity, cloud solutions, colocation, and managed services, converged infrastructure, and disaster recovery.

We partner with our clients to architect and design solutions that are purpose-built to meet specific business goals including higher levels of continuous data protection, ease of management, increased performance and productivity, reduced operating costs, and minimized downtime. We then implement and support these solutions to allow our customers to manage, utilize, protect, and share their business-critical assets more efficiently and cost-effectively.
As trusted advisors, EchoStor professionals build strong and lasting relationships with customers by fully comprehending their needs and identifying the technologies and solutions that will resolve their challenges and meet their goals. Our value is not only our ability to analyze, advise, and design, but to also deliver flawless implementation, training and knowledge transfer, and ongoing support.
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