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Global Switch Strengthens Senior Management Team

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Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer appointed to board of leading data centre provider

26th October 2006, Global Switch, a leading provider of purpose-built, high-specification data centres, has recently appointed Greg Scorziello as Chief Executive Officer and Matthew Giles as Chief Operating Officer.  Scorziello and Giles bring forty years of combined industry experience to Global Switch and will be responsible for the overall management and operational strategy of the company.

As CEO, Scorziello will lead the Global Switch management team, ensuring the Group is ideally placed to take advantage of the increasing demand from businesses looking for fit-for-purpose data centre space in which to house mission-critical IT equipment. He has over 20 years experience in driving business expansion on both a European and global level and has held a number of senior executive and board-level roles including Computer Network Technology, Bi-Tech Solutions, MediaLogic and EMC Corporation.

Giles brings to the Group a wealth of operational management and strategic development skills in the property, construction and outsourcing industries. Previous senior management roles include isg, Mace and Schal as well as co-founding his own construction services business, Exterior.

Commenting on his new role, Scorziello says “Global Switch is at an exciting stage of its global growth and development. The Group is committed to providing customers with high quality purpose-built data centre facilities as well as on-going operational expertise catering for their business needs both now and in the future. I look forward to the prospect of continuing to drive the business forward and to exploiting new opportunities in this dynamic market.”

Both appointments are effective immediately.

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About Global Switch
Global Switch own and operate a portfolio of eight self-contained, purpose-built data centres in key gateway cities across Europe and Asia Pacific. These facilities are designed to provide secure, resilient and scalable environments for businesses to house their IT infrastructure. Each data centre is highly-specified to include diverse power supplies with back-up generators, temperature and humidity monitoring, stringent security and access to multiple telecommunication and service providers. Further information can be found at www.globalswitch.com