AUSTIN, TX – OnRamp, a leading data center operations company with facilities in Texas and North Carolina, announced today that Bobby Boughton will join the company as Vice President of Sales. In this role, Boughton will oversee the strategy, implementation and execution of OnRamp’s sales and business development for OnRamp’s growing, high security hosting, cloud computing and colocation services.
Boughton has 15 years of experience in the data center hosting business and most recently served as the VP of Sales for Hostway Corporation, where he created, implemented and executed an aggressive, sales strategy for the world’s 5th largest, privately held global hosting company.
“We are excited for Bobby to join our growing team,” stated OnRamp CEO Lucas Braun. “He has a proven track record in effectively managing sustainable growth as demonstrated by his roles at Hostway and Rackspace. In his previous positions, Bobby has built platforms that have allowed these companies to rapidly scale their sales and business development operations. At OnRamp, Bobby’s management experience will help further scale our sales teams to support the growing demand for OnRamp’s data center services,” said Braun.
In the past several months, OnRamp has announced several expansion projects. In Q1 of this year, OnRamp began construction on a second data center facility in Austin. The 42,000 square-foot data center will be the company’s third facility in the US. In addition, OnRamp announced the opening of its data center in the heart of Research Triangle Park in Raleigh, NC in February of this year. And, in Q3 of 2012, OnRamp completed a multi-million dollar expansion of its Austin I data center for colocation, managed cloud and high security hosting and disaster recovery customers.