Savvis Strengthens Asian Operations with Additions of Osamu Numata and Tan Teng Cheong Industry Veterans Tapped to Drive Growth in Savvis Cloud, Managed Hosting Services in Tokyo, Singapore and Hong Kong
HONG KONG, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Savvis, a CenturyLink company (NYSE: CTL) and global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions, today announced it has named Osamu Numata as country manager, Japan, and Tan Teng Cheong as country manager, Singapore and Hong Kong.
Both leaders will focus on driving growth in Savvis cloud, managed hosting and colocation services across their respective regions in Asia.
"Asia continues to be a key strategic growth region for Savvis," said Mark Smith, managing director, Savvis Asia. "I am delighted to have Osamu and Teng Cheong join our global team, and I am confident they will provide quality leadership as we grow to serve the IT infrastructure needs of businesses seeking a presence in Tokyo, Singapore and Hong Kong."
Osamu brings more than 30 years of experience in the technology industry to Savvis, most recently serving as director, enterprise services sales, for HP Japan. He has also led business expansion through leadership roles with Oracle Japan, Wipro Japan and Information Services International-Dentsu.
Teng Cheong joins Savvis from Motorola Solutions, where he served as director, enterprise strategic accounts, South East Asia. For more than 20 years, he has served regional technology clients through leadership roles with Dell Singapore, Sybase and HiSoft Technology International Ltd.
Savvis, a CenturyLink company, provides industry-leading IT infrastructure solutions that keep enterprises powered for business in today's ever-changing global marketplace. Combining deep, proven experience with personal commitment, Savvis delivers cloud, colocation and managed-hosting services over advanced networks worldwide, enabling its clients to focus on their core environments and meet new market opportunities.
CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States. The company provides broadband, voice, wireless and managed services to consumers and businesses across the country. It also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink™ Prism™ TV and DIRECTV brands. In addition, the company provides data, voice and managed services to enterprise, government and wholesale customers in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers. CenturyLink is recognized as a leader in the network services market by key technology industry analyst firms, and is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprises through Savvis, a CenturyLink company. CenturyLink's customers range from Fortune 500 companies in some of the country's largest cities to families living in rural America. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations.