Metroplex Technology Business Council Names CyrusOne CEO Gary Wojtaszek 13th Annual Tech Titans Awar
Metroplex Technology Business Council Names CyrusOne CEO Gary Wojtaszek 13thAnnual Tech Titans Awards Finalist
CyrusOne's North Texas data centers and National Internet Exchange serve local, national and international customers
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTCB), the largest technology trade organization in Texas, has named Gary Wojtaszek, chief executive officer of CyrusOne as a finalist in the Corporate CEO category as part of the 13th Annual Tech Titans Awards. Tech Titans are recognized as outstanding technology companies and individuals in the North Texas area who have made significant contributions to their industries during the past year. CyrusOne is a global colocation solutions provider with five data centers in North Texas including its corporate headquarters in Carrollton, Texas.
"Tech Titans is the premier recognition of innovative technology companies and individuals who contribute to the vibrancy and success of North Texas," said Bill Sproull, president and CEO of the MTBC. "These pioneers are impacting tomorrow's technology today with their innovation, leadership and advocacy. We look forward to showcasing their groundbreaking advancements that are being made in right here in North Texas."
The Tech Titans Award winners will be revealed at the Tech Titans Award Gala at the Hotel InterContinental in Dallas, Texas, on Friday, August 23. More information about the event is available at www.techtitans.org.
"It's an honor to be selected as a 2013 Tech Titan finalist, and speaking on behalf of CyrusOne employees, we're proud to be part of the North Texas technology community," said Gary Wojtaszek, president and CEO of CyrusOne. "Locally we have five data center sites including our corporate headquarters in Carrollton where we operate one of the most energy-efficient data centers in the country and the largest in the state of Texas. Because these locations are tied into the CyrusOne National Internet Exchange, we also provide low-cost robust Internet connectivity for customers to engage with their own enterprise-owned facilities as well as third party facilities locally and across the country."
Besides the MTBC and Title Sponsor Ericsson, other supporters of the Tech Titans Awards event include Fujitsu Network Communications, Huawei, GENBAND, Deloitte, AT&T, BKD LLP, Alcatel-Lucent, Korn Ferry, Cisco, and the Dallas Business Journal. Travis Wolff and Comerica Bank Life Science are sponsors for Fast Tech. The Fast Tech Awards recognize the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex during a three-year period.
CyrusOne (NAS: CONE) specializes in highly reliable enterprise-class, carrier-neutral data center properties. The company provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for more than 500 customers, including nine of the global Fortune 20 and more than 100 of the Fortune 1000 companies.
CyrusOne's data center offerings provide the flexibility, reliability, and security that enterprise customers require and are delivered through a tailored, customer service-focused platform designed to foster long-term relationships. CyrusOne's National Internet Exchange (National IX) platform provides robust Internet connectivity options to drive revenue, reduce expenses, and improve service quality for enterprises, content, and telecommunications companies. CyrusOne is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery throughout its 25 data centers worldwide.
About the Tech Titans Awards
The Tech Titans Awards were launched in 2001 by the Metroplex Technology Business Council, North Texas' most comprehensive organization supporting technology. The prestigious annual contest recognizes outstanding technology companies and individuals in the North Texas area who have made contributions during the past year locally, as well as to the technology industry overall. The Tech Titans committee is a group of dedicated volunteers who organize the awards ceremony each year, and judges for the contest are drawn from a variety of disciplines in technology, leaders in the DFW area and past winners. For more information, visit www.techtitans.org
About The MTBC
The Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC) is the largest technology trade association in Texas, representing a quarter million employees through its 300 member companies. The MTBC strengthens the North Texas' technology community and its reputation by acting as the innovation hub for entrepreneurs, universities and corporations. The MTBC continues to prove that 'Technology lives here' by growing future tech leaders with its talent and workforce development initiative, advocating technology's advancement in governmental arenas, and connecting people and inspiring ideas through its programs and special interest groups. More information about MTBC and its annual Tech Titans awards gala can be found online by visiting www.metroplextbc.org.
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