Patrick J. Scannell, Jr. Named CEO of GlassHouse Technologies
November 21, 2011
Framingham, Mass. – November 21, 2011– GlassHouse Technologies, a global provider of independent data center consulting and managed services, today announced that Patrick Scannell has been appointed to the role of CEO, effective immediately. Scannell, a member of GlassHouse’s Board of Directors, succeeds former CEO Mark Shirman who stepped down from the position. Scannell is charged with guiding the company’s growth as the market for its cloud, virtualization, security and next generation data center services continues to accelerate.
In addition to serving on GlassHouse’s Board of Directors, Scannell is also a board member for Kiva Systems and Xtalic Corporation. Most recently, Scannell was the SVP and CFO of Netezza Inc., and was instrumental in leading the data warehousing and analytics company through its public offering on the NYSE in July 2007 and its subsequent sale to IBM in November 2010 for approximately $2 billion. Prior to Netezza, Scannell was SVP at Silknet, a self-service CRM infrastructure company and helped lead the company through its public offering and subsequent sale to KANA for $4.2 billion. Scannell also held the role of CFO and EVP of Applix and is a previous board member at Avotus Corporation and OpenMarket.
“GlassHouse Technologies would like to thank Mark for his countless contributions to the company and helping to grow it to where it is today,” said Scannell. “GlassHouse has built an impeccable track record over the past decade working with clients to address their growing data requirements, and is now in the envious position of having this experience and our core services emerge as fundamental elements of the rapidly developing and complex cloud marketplace. Our customers rely on GlassHouse for its vendor independent objective expertise, and now more than ever companies need this clarity amidst the market fervor for cloud direction and strategy”.
About GlassHouse Technologies
GlassHouse Technologies is a global provider of data center infrastructure consulting and managed services. In a rapidly changing IT environment, GlassHouse partners with customers to define a data center strategy, execute that plan and operate their environment, helping clients address the complexities of cloud, virtualization, security and next generation data centers. Our constant focus is on cost efficiency, risk mitigation and service improvement. This is provided through Transom, our unique business model comprised of proprietary software tools, methodologies and domain expertise. We help deliver on the promise of agility and usage-based spending in the next generation infrastructure paradigm. This journey is significant and requires an experienced and pragmatic guide to help customers achieve their goals. Our experience is based on thousands of projects in addition to ongoing daily operations of customer environments. Visit the GlassHouse blog for expert commentary on key data center issues facing today's enterprises and follow us on twitter @GlassHouse_Tech.
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August 21, 2013
Southborough, Mass.—August 21, 2013—GlassHouse Technologies, a global provider of IT infrastructure consulting and managed services, today announced that Steve Sharp has been appointed CEO. Sharp is focusing the company’s growth strategy around the convergence of data center and cloud services. He succeeds Patrick Scannell, Jr., who has led the company as CEO since 2011.
February 28, 2013
GlassHouse Technologies, a global provider of vendor independent IT infrastructure consulting and managed services, today announced the appointment of Michael Worhach to its Board of Directors.
MEDIA ALERT: GlassHouse Technologies to Participate in Cloud Storage and Big Data Panel at UP Cloud Computing Conference 2012
December 12, 2012
Cloud computing is emerging as a way to handle the large amounts of data faced by today’s organizations, but many questions remain about the best ways to achieve scale, efficiency and innovation with cloud storage. At this year’s UP Cloud Computing Conference, GlassHouse Technologies, a global provider of IT infrastructure consulting and managed services, will participate in a panel to help address what enterprises need to know about maximizing the benefits of cloud storage.