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VIRTUS appoints Dominic Fulford
London’s leading data centre company, VIRTUS Data Centres (virtusdatacentres.com) has appointed Dominic Fulford as SVP of Technical Operations.

With over 25 years of experience in leading IT operations in the data centre and technology industries, Fulford has a proven track record for building and leading highly successful support organisations with an inherent passion for excellence, quality and customer service.  

Reporting directly to Neil Cresswell, CEO of VIRTUS Data Centres, Fulford will be a key member of the leadership team, responsible for all aspects of Technical Operations and Customer Service for VIRTUS and its data centres.  Fulford’s primary focus will be delivering ‘zero downtime’ for customers through implementing continued Operational Excellence including operational safety, security and availability and zero defects quality across the business.

Fulford joins VIRTUS from Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), where he was the Senior Director leading Global Data Centre Operations.

“In my role at OCI, I was a VIRTUS customer for four years.  This has given me a deep insight into the way VIRTUS operates, delivering solutions that help organisations realise their digital strategies,” explains Dominic Fulford, SVP of Technical Operations for VIRTUS Data Centres.  “I am proud to be joining the team and look forward to bringing an additional dimension to VIRTUS’ understanding of customer needs.”

“Dominic is a great addition to our leadership team,” says Neil Cresswell, CEO, VIRTUS Data Centres.  “He brings a great deal of valuable experience that will be pivotal to the success of our strategy for growth and ongoing goal of providing customer service excellence, especially at a time when data centre infrastructure is critical to the digital economy.”
 
VIRTUS Data Centres is part of ST Telemedia Global Data Centres' (STT GDC) global platform that has more than 1101 data centres in five geographies.