BYTEGRID® Appoints Mike Clemson Vice President of Critical Infrastructure
Data Center Veteran Brings 20 Years of Operations Leadership Managing Facilities on Four Continents
SILVER SPRING, MD, March 31, 2015– BYTEGRID Holdings LLC, a provider of multi-tenant data centers and IT infrastructure services, today announced the appointment of Mike Clemson as Vice President of Critical Infrastructure.
Reporting to Manny Mencia, BYTEGRID's President, Clemson will oversee BYTEGRID's Tier 3 / 4 data center facilities, operations employees, and related initiatives focused on uptime, security, and compliance. This includes BYTEGRID'S comprehensive best practices program supporting BYTEGRID's expanding national platform of data centers that provide highly compliant colocation, managed services and hybrid cloud IT infrastructure services supporting the requirements of large enterprise and Federal Government customers.
In addition, Clemson will oversee integration of three recently acquired data centers of Sidus BioData, a leading provider of compliant services for FDA and HIPAA-HITECH regulated companies. BYTEGRID will provide Sidus' managed services and cloud solutions to the Life Sciences, health care and Federal Government sectors, with plans to extend the solutions across BYTEGRID's national data center platform.
"Mike Clemson is a proven data center operations and construction executive with over 20 years in the industry," said Manny Mencia, BYTEGRID's President. "Mike's experience with large, mission-critical data centers is highly complementary to our growth initiatives and focus on owning and operating the most proven facilities that also come with the expectations of being able to serve the most demanding regulatory and customer requirements."
Previously, Clemson was with Carpathia where he directed their international footprint of mission critical facilities on four continents supporting commercial and federally compliant customers. He came to Carpathia through the acquisition of ServerVault where he was the VP of Facilities.
Prior to this, Clemson ran one of the largest data and operating centers in the southwestern US for Bank of America with over five acres of raised floor and a half million square feet of operating environments.
Clemson has participated in the development of industry standards for maintaining and operating concurrently maintainable data centers, and has delivered over 6,000 continuous days of uptime to data centers that were under his control.
Clemson received an undergraduate degree from the College of William and Mary and an MBA from Pepperdine University.
Overall, BYTEGRID delivers services from nine data centers in six geographically dispersed markets encompassing more than 750,000 square feet of premier multi-tenant colocation, managed hosting and hybrid cloud infrastructure and data center space meeting the highest standards for security and reliability serving some of the world's largest companies and government agencies, including numerous Fortune 50 companies.
BYTEGRID is a proven leader with state-of-the-art data centers providing highly compliant colocation, managed hosting and hybrid cloud IT infrastructure for the most discriminating enterprise and government customers. BYTEGRID is an owner/operator of highly secure, compliant data center properties and platforms. Featuring highly compliant and high density Tier 3 / 4 data centers, BYTEGRID offers the most reliable, connected data centers to enterprises and government users that have unique needs and demanding compliance requirements. Trusted by some of the world's largest companies and government agencies across the country, BYTEGRID is committed to understanding customer needs and providing the highest level of products, solutions, and service. For more information, please visit www.BYTEGRID.com.