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Vantage announces the hiring of Chris Yetman, who has over 18 years of industry experience


Santa Clara, California – September 23, 2013 – Vantage Data Centers (“Vantage”), a leading data center provider, today announced the hiring of Chris Yetman as Senior Vice President, Operations. In his new role, Mr. Yetman is responsible for leading operations, security, network and IT for the company, which now operates data center campuses in Santa Clara, California and Quincy, Washington.

Mr. Yetman has over 18 years of operations, engineering and IT experience in the Internet infrastructure industry. He most recently served as SVP, Process and Technology at Integra. Mr. Yetman previously was VP of AWS Infrastructure Operations at Amazon, where he had worldwide responsibility for operations and network for Amazon’s data centers. Mr. Yetman also served previously as SVP of Operations at Level 3 Communications, SVP of Operations at Elevation Data Centers and VP of Operations Architecture at Genuity.

“We are extremely fortunate to have Chris Yetman joining Vantage as SVP, Operations,” said Sureel Choksi, President and CEO of Vantage. “Chris has a tremendous track record of operational and customer service excellence serving large enterprises, web companies and service providers. Having previously worked with Chris over a period of several years, I am confident that he will make a significant impact as we continue to improve upon Vantage’s operational excellence.”

“I am excited to be joining a company with the most scalable, energy-efficient data center campuses in Silicon Valley and Quincy, Washington,” Mr. Yetman said. “I look forward to working with our customers to deliver the industry’s best service experience and enable their continued growth.”

About Vantage:
Vantage Data Centers is an award winning data center services company operating campuses in Santa Clara, California and Quincy, Washington. Vantage offers highly scalable and reliable data centers to the most demanding large enterprises, web companies and service providers. The company offers its customers unique value through its energy efficient, environmentally conscious and highly scalable designs, coupled with world-class customer support and an engineering driven solutions approach to meet customer-specific requirements. Vantage is backed by Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, with over $23 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital. Additional information on Vantage is available at www.vantagedatacenters.com.

Contact Information:
Greg Vernon
Vantage Data Centers
(408) 215-7782