He previously was CEO of Telx, the data center services provider.

Edward Gately, Senior News Editor

September 12, 2016

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Peak 10 has a new chief executive.

Peak 10 CEO Chris DownieChris Downie steps into the boss’ chair while David Jones, current CEO and co-founder, will fully transition to chairman of the company’s board of directors.

The appointment marks a “new stage of growth objectives for the company and will leverage its leading scale and long tenure of delivering trusted enterprise IT infrastructure and solutions,” Peak 10 said.

Downie previously was CEO of Telx Holdings, a data-center services provider that built a national portfolio of 20 data center facilities in 13 major markets across the United States, including New York City, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Seattle and others. He spent eight years helping Telx shape its growth and execution strategy.{ad}

“I have long admired Peak 10, its team and their proven track record of success over the last 16 years,” he said. “The company has a strong, tenured service model that creates the foundation for its value proposition appreciated by its 2,600 customers and partners across the country. I have been working hard over the last decade to build trusted, dynamic solutions for customers’ evolving IT infrastructure needs and Peak 10 is a great place to continue this journey.”

A national IT infrastructure and cloud services provider, Peak 10 has data centers in 10 markets and more than 750,000 square feet of gross space.

“After over a decade and a half of continuous growth and success, we began the search for a new chief executive officer who could take Peak 10 into its next phase,” Jones said. “Chris’ experience and leadership accomplishments match the goals and objectives of the company while maintaining the culture and values that have made Peak 10 the company it is today. I applaud the success he has had in his career thus far, and am confident that he will lead Peak 10 to new heights of success.”

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Edward Gately

Senior News Editor, Channel Futures

As news editor, Edward Gately covers cybersecurity, new channel programs and program changes, M&A and other IT channel trends. Prior to Informa, he spent 26 years as a newspaper journalist in Texas, Louisiana and Arizona.

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