Vapor IO appoints chief operating officer

Vapor IO, creators of the Kinetic Edge and the provider of tower-connected edge colocation services, has announced the appointment of Jacques Greyling to its executive team as Chief Operating Officer, the company said.

In his role, Greyling will be responsible for further operationalizing the business and driving company growth, as interest for the company´s Kinetic Edge platform hits new highs. Vapor IO intends to rapidly expand its Kinetic Edge into over 100 markets and Greyling´s focus will be delivering exceptional customer service as part of every deployment; a customer-first philosophy is thoughtfully integrated into the company´s hardware, software and delivery platforms.

Prior to joining Vapor IO, Greyling spent fifteen years at Rackspace in numerous leadership roles, most recently as SVP Global Infrastructure. There, he led a global team of 1900 professionals across data-center engineering, operations, customer support, networking and development. During his time at Rackspace, Greyling also held positions as VP Global Datacenters and Engineering, VP Autohost, Managing Director UK and Director of Operations. Prior to Rackspace, he held positions with Datacentrix and Nissan Automakers.

Vapor IO is developing the largest nationwide edge colocation and interconnection platform at the edge of the wireless network. Serving the world´s largest wireless carriers, cloud providers, web-scale companies and other innovative enterprises, the company´s Kinetic Edge combines multi-tenant colocation with software-defined interconnection and high-speed networking. The Kinetic Edge delivers the most flexible, highly distributed edge infrastructure at the edge of the wireless network.