SOURCE: NJFX

NJFX

June 13, 2016 07:55 ET

NJFX Names New Vice President of Sales and Customer Relations

Doug Corbett Appointed to Develop Strategic Domestic and International Subsea Partnerships for Interconnection at NJFX's Tier 3 Carrier-Neutral Collocation Facility

WALL, NJ--(Marketwired - Jun 13, 2016) - New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX), the first Tier 3 carrier-neutral colocation facility that intersects where subsea cables from the United States, South America, Europe and the Caribbean meet, announces today the appointment of Doug Corbett to the position of Vice President of Sales and Customer Relations. A telecommunications industry veteran with over 25 years of sales leadership experience, Mr. Corbett has driven revenue growth and profitability, and contributed his expertise to the go-to-market strategies of a number of high-profile telecom and technology companies. As Vice President of Sales and Customer Relations, he is responsible for developing strategic domestic and international subsea partnerships for interconnection within NJFX's Tier 3 carrier-neutral collocation facility.

Prior to joining NJFX, Mr. Corbett was Vice President of Allied Fiber, where he expanded the company's dark fiber and collocation business, and developed sales campaigns across various industry segments in the U.S. and internationally. Previously, he held senior sales executive positions at Tellabs, Dell, Force 10 Networks and Turin Networks. While Executive Account Manager at Tellabs, a provider of optical network solutions, and Global Sales Director at Turin, a carrier Ethernet solutions provider for wireline and wireless network operators, Mr. Corbett developed strategic multinational partnerships that resulted in the deployment of over $200 million of optical and packet transmission equipment in total. He began his telecommunications career in networks sales at Rochester Telephone. Mr. Corbett earned a Bachelor's of Science degree in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

"We are delighted to welcome a senior executive of Doug Corbett's caliber and results-oriented approach," comments Gil Santaliz, CEO of NJFX. "He is well-known in the industry and is a great addition to the team. This is an exciting time for NJFX, and Doug's breadth of sales leadership experience on both domestic and international stages makes him an invaluable asset to forming new subsea interconnection partnerships."

"As NJFX embarks on a historic journey to create a new edge that offers customers greater control of their networks and the freedom to decide how they interconnect U.S. domestic networks with international subsea systems, I am excited to play a pivotal role in contributing my experience to the company's objectives," states Doug Corbett. "As the first Tier 3 carrier-neutral colocation facility that intersects where subsea cables from the U.S., South America, Europe and the Caribbean meet, NJFX's positioning is nothing short of visionary, and to become a member of this game-changing organization is an exhilarating proposition."

For more information about NJFX and its carrier-neutral "Tier 3 by the Subsea" data center, visit www.NJFX.net.

About New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX)

New Jersey Fiber Exchange (NJFX) is a carrier-neutral, highly secure, enterprise-class Tier 3 data center / colocation property focused on providing direct connectivity to international submarine cable systems via private backhaul solutions. The company's 64,800-square-foot facility is planned to go live in September 2016 and will feature high- and low-density data center solutions with 24/7 tech support, assisting carriers, content providers and enterprises as well as federal and state government entities. NJFX's low latency colocation data center offerings provide the flexibility, reliability and security that global customers require to drive revenue, reduce expenses and improve service quality. For more information, please visit www.NJFX.net.