Infotech Lead America: Xand, a northeast data center, cloud and managed services provider for the enterprise, has appointed Yatish Mishra as president and chief technology officer.
Mishra will lead both the business and technology strategy for the company, including colocation, cloud, managed services and business continuity products and services.
He has more than 26 years of senior IT and executive leadership experience.
Before joining Xand, he was the co-founder, president and CEO of RagingWire, a California-based data center firm with multiple facilities across the United States.
“Adding a data center veteran like Yatish is a tremendous victory for Xand. Our customers will now have the benefit of his strong business leadership and technology background to guide future Xand cloud and managed services offerings, as well as to shape the corporate vision,” said Brian St. Jean of ABRY Partners.
Xand recently acquired DBSi of Pennsylvania and Access Northeast of Massachusetts to become one of the largest data center firms on the east coast, with six facilities within the region.
“I look forward to scaling the company and continue the momentum built by the existing management team to become a dominant player in the east coast region while continuing to deliver exceptional support to our valued customers,” said Mishra.
At RagingWire, Mishra led the company from inception to record growth in revenue and profitability during his tenure.
Prior to that, he was the corporate vice president of Information Technology at Photronics, a public company servicing the semiconductor industry, where he oversaw all global IT infrastructure and applications.
With data centers in New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Massachusetts, Xand is able to offer colocation, cloud, enterprise hosting, managed services, business continuity, disaster recovery and wide area networking throughout the region via its best-in-class facilities, engineering expertise, and commitment to customer service excellence.