LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- International Women's Day, Colocation America is pleased to announce its Third annual Top 5 Women in the Data Center Industry 2014 blog honoring the achievements and contributions of five notable women in the data center industry.
After careful consideration and research, Colocation America has named Dr. Radia Joy Perlman, Director of Network and Security Technology for Intel, Julie Larson-Green, Chief Experience Officer for Microsoft, Jayshree Ullal, Presedend and Chief Executive Officer for Arista Networks, Jane Silber, Chief Executive Officer for Canonical, and Heather McKelveym, Chief Technology Officer and SVP Engineering for GoGrid as 2014's "Top 5 Women in the Data Center Industry."
"Women in the data center industry are underrepresented, and yet women in technology related fields have had a strong impact on the way companies operate, both internally and externally," says Samantha Walters, VP of Online Strategies at Colocation America.
"The contributions of this year's nominees are a testament to perseverance, professionalism, and individualism in tech related fields that are typically run by men. We wish to honor the Top 5 Women in the Data Center Industry to inspire other women to pursue careers in technology - related fields," adds Walters.
2014 marks the 3rd consecutive year for Colocation America's "Top 5 Women in the Data Center Industry" blog. This year's candidates will join the exclusive list of female data center professionals who have made a strong impact in their field.
Colocation America wishes to pay homage to women in the data center industry to inspire and support women to pursue a career in technology related fields.
Colocation America wishes to thank Intel, Microsoft, Arista, Canonical, and GoGrid for hiring and supporting women in technology.
Congratulations to this year's "Top 5 Women in the Data Center Industry," and to all women who dedicate their careers to making a difference in the world, and to future generations of women who may inspire others to follow their true passions in life.
About Colocation America
Established in 2000, Colocation America has grown to become one of the most trusted colocation and dedicated server-hosting providers in North America. Based in Los Angeles, California, Colocation America was built from the ground up by professional network engineers with the vision of delivering a fully integrated, trusted server-hosting environment. Colocation America has data center locations in major U.S. cities, including 60 Hudson in New York, and One Wilshire in Los Angeles. With direct access to more than 240 bandwidth providers worldwide, Colocation American is able to scale Internet connectivity according to client needs. For more information please visit www.ColocationAmerica.com, or call 1-888-505-COLO (2656)
Media Contact: Shawn Ahdoot, Colocation America Inc., 1-888-505-COLO (2656), PR@ColocationAmerica.com
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