HOPKINTON, Mass., September 20, 2011 – Transitional Data Services (TDS), the best-in-class provider of independent services for IT, today announced that Brian Ritchie has joined the company as Principal, and VP of Business Development.
“Brian is a senior executive with over 25 years of sales, marketing and business leadership experience. Before joining TDS Brian spent 8 years at GlassHouse Technologies, where he was SVP and General Manager of Infrastructure Operations Services and SVP of Sales. While there, he grew the services business from $9M to $17.5M in 2 years, and as SVP of Sales grew revenue from $1.4M to $21M.
Brian joins TDS as a noted business and organization builder with a background in management, sales and marketing, business development, professional services and customer service,” said Michael Bullock, TDS President and Co-founder. “His experience and skills complement those of our other executives and concretely round out our team at a time when we’re growing quickly and believe that Brian will help us take fullest advantage of the opportunities ahead.”
Prior to GlassHouse, Brian held senior executive positions at several technology companies, including Blackstone Computing, and Alphatronix, where he negotiated the acquisition of Alphatronix by Auspex Systems.
Brian holds an MBA from Northeastern University, and a BS, Electrical Engineering, from the University of Rhode Island.
Transitional Data Services is a consulting and IT services company which has provisioned, transitioned and managed over 1 million square feet of IT space for companies such as Kayak.com, The University of Texas, Boston Red Sox, Liberty Mutual, Cedars-Sinai, Devon Energy and many other companies of all sizes.
TDS works closely with clients through full deployment cycles – from design, implementation and ongoing operations. This experience brings a holistic, real world perspective when evaluating and transitioning to hybrid enterprise computing. With experience spanning all facets of enterprise computing including facilities, virtualization, cloud, SaaS, business applications and 24/7 operations, TDS provides unique perspective and insight for supporting migrations to these mixed environments.
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