A Chief Technical Advisor at Microsoft to Guide One of Western Washington’s Foremost Commercial Data Center and Colocation Providers
(Seattle, Washington – October 2nd, 2018) IsoFusion, a leading provider of internet access and data center colocation, announced today the addition of Dave Crowley to the company’s board of directors. Mr. Crowley is employed as a Chief Technical Advisor at Microsoft advising on the expansion of worldwide network infrastructure, data center relations and design, and content distribution networks. A former Vice President at Limelight Networks and Director of Sales for Global Crossing, Mr. Crowley works to ensure that Microsoft Azure continues its leadership in the cloud marketplace and advises on the need for data transmission capacity growth as next generation technologies (like artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, 5G and intelligent edge) continue to expand.
Mr. Crowley is a Microsoft Executive with a history of leading strategic teams and adept contract negotiations to include; network infrastructure (Terrestrial/Submarine Cable Systems, Metro/Long Haul Dark Fiber, Lit Services), content distribution networks, data center relations and design, as well as internet peering/transit. In 2012, he earned the opportunity to direct a team of Strategic Negotiators and has extensive experience as a Director of Strategic Sales with over 30 years’ experience, embodying a unique industry perspective that can articulate an in-depth knowledge of network design, architecture, capacity management, traffic engineering, deployment, scheduling and support for some of the world’s largest network infrastructures.
“I am delighted to join the IsoFusion board. While cloud technologies receive the bulk of media attention, the need for independent data centers and colocation continues to be important for enterprises and the next generation of hyperscale clients as well,” said Dave Crowley. “My new role affords me the opportunity to both contribute and to explore the evolution of fulfilling information technology demands outside of cloud environments. I am excited to participate in a dynamic and nimble local company to help them grow and excel.”
“I enthusiastically welcome Dave Crowley to the IsoFusion family”, said Stephen Milton, IsoFusion CEO. “Dave’s tremendous experience in data center, connectivity and cloud technologies makes him a uniquely well-suited advisor. Our leadership team is proud to include Dave, someone actively pioneering the future of computing and networks.”
Mr. Crowley joins existing board members and company founders Bruce Straughan and Stephen Milton, as well as, Larry Benaroya, Tom T. O’Keefe and Daniel Sivils.
IsoFusion is a full solution provider of internet related products and services that cater to businesses, as well as providing complex solutions to companies with a national presence. A competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC) in the state of Washington, IsoFusion offers a full range of services including managed data center colocation services, commercial fiber and ethernet connections, custom Fiber to the Home (FTTH) community solutions, cloud, hosting and dedicated server options, to technology consulting for the enterprise. IsoFusion’s brands of business consist of Colocation Northwest, Connect Northwest, GigabitNow, OneServer Hosting, OpticFusion and TrueRing Business Phone Services. Headquartered in Seattle Washington, IsoFusion provides managed enterprise solutions and outstanding service to prominent northwest businesses, as well as exceptional quality, value and service to residential and business customers across the West Coast. For more information visit www.isofusion.com.
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