Seattle, October 6, 2015 – Sabey Data Center Properties announced today that it has appointed Rob Rockwood, (55), as Senior Vice President, Eastern Region, a new position created to direct the company’s expansion on the East Coast.
In his new position, Mr. Rockwood will supervise Sabey Data Centers’ business growth in the eastern United States as it continues to attract data center customers and office tenants to its million-square-foot SDC Manhattan data center at 375 Pearl Street in New York City and it proceeds with the construction and launch of the new SDC Ashburn data center in northern Virginia.
John Sabey, President, Sabey Data Centers, said, “Rob has an impressive scope of business and technical knowledge. He has deep experience with data centers and understands solution based selling to an educated customer base. He also has experience within the New York market and is very familiar with the Ashburn, VA product supply and development criteria for new data centers in that area.”
Mr. Rockwood most recently was the owner of Faris Group, a consulting firm. Prior to that he was Senior Vice President and General Manager of CoreSite, LLC, the national, carrier-neutral provider of data centers, colocation, and peering. At CoreSite until 2014, he was involved with virtually every aspect of data center development and management since shortly after the company’s founding in 2001..
Mr. Rockwood said, “I am very enthusiastic about the opportunity to be part of Sabey Data Centers’ business development team on the East Coast. I hope to reinforce the success of SDC Manhattan, and help direct the launch of our new data center planned for Ashburn, VA. Having spent many years in the Washington, DC and northern Virginia data center market, I can attest to its potential and importance within the data center industry.”
Mr. Rockwood holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Harvard University, a Master’s degree in Construction Management from the University of Illinois and a Bachelor’s degree from the United States Military Academy. Prior to entering the private sector, Mr. Rockwood was a combat engineer officer in the United States Army.
About Sabey Data Center Properties
With a portfolio of more than three million square feet of mission critical space, Sabey Data Center Properties is one of the oldest and largest privately owned multi-tenant data center owner/developer/operators in the United States. Sabey specializes in scalable, custom-built solutions including data center ready shell space and fully turnkey data centers managed by Sabey’s award-winning critical environment staff. Consistently recognized for its reputation for operational excellence through its world-class data centers and sustained uptime, Sabey is proud to provide data center services to many of the world’s top financial, technology and healthcare companies.