MT. PROSPECT, Ill., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- National data center hosting provider, CoreLink Data Centers, LLC (www.corelink.com/) today announced the hiring of John Duggan as Vice President of Sales. Duggan brings nearly 25 years of executive level sales management expertise to the post, derived from progressively higher level positions in the managed and IT services, hardware, software and consulting arenas, most recently establishing and leading the midwest, Canadian, and indirect channel sales efforts of iRise, a California-based professional software and services firm.
With broad team building experience and client relations skills, combined with a sales track record consistently exceeding yearly goals, Duggan also has sales expertise in the manufacturing and healthcare verticals, the latter market a key element of CoreLink's growth strategy. He will also leverage extensive general management experience in hiring and training strategic account executives and sales teams in support of the company's aggressive growth.
"We are pleased to appoint John Duggan to this key managerial position, particularly during CoreLink's increased level of expansion in healthcare and a growing client base of small-, medium-, and large enterprise customers and service providers," said Charles Picasso, CoreLink's Chairman and CEO. "In addition to his ability to exceed goals and develop high performing sales organizations, Duggan's significant experience and strong knowledge of data center hosting and managed services, including security, disaster recovery, and network monitoring, are perfectly suited to CoreLink's business focus."
"[Duggan's] partnership development, sales tracking and reporting abilities will further fuel CoreLink's growth objectives," Picasso said. "We are excited to have such a talented sales leader join our team."
In addition to his most recent role at iRise, Duggan has held high level management positions at SunGard Availability Services, Qwest Communications, AT&T and Motorola, among other companies. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Computer Sciences from Roosevelt University and an Associates Degree in Electronic Engineering from ITT Technical Institute.
CoreLink delivers relentless data center hosting and managed security services from data centers in Chicago, Seattle, Phoenix and Las Vegas, each backed with a 100 percent Uptime Service Level Agreement (SLA) covering all IT infrastructure elements including power, temperature and network availability.
CoreLink is a leading data center hosting and managed services provider of critical infrastructure services delivered on a "state of the art," robust and environmentally friendly technology platform. By leveraging data centers in Chicago, Las Vegas, Phoenix, and Seattle with access to massive and diverse network connectivity, CoreLink delivers small, medium and large enterprise customers and service providers with high quality and uniquely agile, data center services. CoreLink's focus on aligning customer needs with the proper solution, combined with a relentless focus on service, provides the flexibility and peace of mind all businesses require from a data center provider. In addition, CoreLink also services the healthcare market by delivering HIPAA security compliant data center solutions to a broad spectrum of healthcare organizations.
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