Josh Snowhorn named among most influential thought leaders in the edge computing industry by Data Economy Magazine
Centreville, Virginia – July 9, 2018 – Josh Snowhorn, the Chief Strategy Officer of EdgeMicro, has been named one of the most influential thought leaders in the edge computing industry by Data Economy Magazine in its “Edge 50” list. Data Economy Magazine launched the “Edge 50” to showcase the individuals who are “leading edge computing through charting new innovations or technological breakthroughs, sheer investment or business acumen, or exceptional entrepreneurial skillsets.”
Snowhorn has a long list of accomplishments, making him one of the most respected executives in the data center industry. His groundbreaking work in creating the peering and interconnection infrastructure was fundamental to building the internet we depend on today. Prior to joining EdgeMicro, he was the Vice President & GM of Interconnection at CyrusOne, supporting its growth into the third largest data center company in North America. His team created the CyrusOne National IX strategy, which significantly increased the telecom and cloud connectivity options for customers. This proprietary technology was honored by Datacenter Dynamics as the 2014 Outsourced Innovation of the Year. Snowhorn also serves on the Global Peering Forum Board of Directors and is an active member of many other organizations that shape the direction of the IT industry.
“Josh has been at the center of many important computing innovations over the past 20 years,” said Mike Hagan, CEO of EdgeMicro. “He champions the use of peering, interconnection and colocation at the edge of networks as a way for wireless companies and content providers to deliver a superior experience for end-users. EdgeMicro is delivering on these innovative ideas.”
EdgeMicro is deploying its initial rollout in 30 cities with plans to scale to hundreds of sites in North America and a roadmap for thousands of global deployments. For more information about the company’s edge colocation solutions, visit www.edgemicro.com. For more information about Data Economy Magazine’s “Edge 50,” visit https://data-economy.com/edge50-the-worlds-first-top-50-edge-computing-influencers/.
EdgeMicro is an edge colocation company launched in 2017 dedicated to delivering on the promise of edge computing – to deliver a superior low latency experience for streaming content, quicker website response, and data processing for IoT devices, at a lower investment. Founded by an elite team with peering, wireless and data center expertise with a simple yet innovative solution. EdgeMicro helps MNOs, content providers, internet service providers, IoT companies and telecom real-estate owners to dramatically improve customer experience while delivering significant financial benefits. For more information on edge colocation and software exchange solutions, visit www.edgemicro.com.
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