September 3, 2009 – (HOSTSEARCH.COM) – Hosted colocation services firm, Colo4Dallas
, has appointed Richard E. Mendoza as its Vice President of Business Development, bringing over ten years of experience in the telecommunications and IT security industries. With expertise in sales, strategic planning, engineering, consulting, product marketing, and management, Mr. Mendoza will lead Colo4Dallas' business development and strategic growth initiatives. His prior experience includes tenures with Level (3) Communications, VeriSign, and Borderware Technologies with responsibility for clients in the U.S., Canada, South America, and Europe.
Paul VanMeter, president and chief technology officer of Colo4Dallas, noted, Bringing Richard on board is an integral part of our continuing commitment to deliver the best possible products and services to our customers. His background is an ideal fit to help develop innovative service offerings, guide our long-term growth strategy, and ensure operational excellence.
Founded in 2000, Colo4Dallas has experienced rapid and steady growth over the last several years while significantly expanding its square footage, power supply and network. Mr. VanMeter added, ''With a track record of community leadership, Richard will also be instrumental in our charitable and civic outreach efforts.''
Mr. Mendoza responded, ''I'm thrilled to join a company that has always raised the bar for service and quality in our industry. This is a particularly dynamic time at Colo4Dallas, with a recently completed data center expansion, the addition of a leading-edge DWDM network, and new customers moving in to the facility every day.''
An ex-officio member of the Dallas Opera Board of Directors, Mr. Mendoza is currently Chairman of the organization's young professionals group, Amici di Opera. He also serves as the Public Relations Co-Chair for Marquee Circle, the membership group that supports the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts.
Mr. Mendoza holds an M.B.A. from the University of Dallas with a degree concentration in Information Assurance certified by the NSA and Department of Homeland Security. He received his undergraduate degree from Stephen F. Austin State University.
Colo4Dallas is a leading provider of colocation services located in Dallas, Texas. Colo4Dallas operates 106,000,000 square feet of environmentally controlled and secure data center space and offers premium multi-homed connectivity from Level3, Internap, TW Telecom, and other quality providers. The company provides colocation services for high density power applications in a carrier neutral setting for an array of customers in the Dallas/Fort Worth area as well as businesses across the country and around the globe. SAS70 type II audited, Colo4Dallas offers customers a 100% service level agreement and around the clock support from trained, on-site technicians. The company is a repeat winner of Dallas 100 Award was named in 2008 by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the country.