American Internet Services (AIS), one of the fastest growing colocation companies in the Western United States, today announced the appointment of Frank Gaff to the position of Director of Operations. Gaff will be located at the company’s headquarters in San Diego, California.
“We are delighted to welcome Mr. Gaff to our team,” said Alessandra Lezama, CEO of AIS. “He brings over 30 years of experience in IT, data center and telecommunications operations, where he developed superior management expertise and leadership talents that will be invaluable to our company as we continue to evolve and expand into new markets.”
As Director of Operations, Gaff will be responsible for managing the Facilities, Provisioning and Client Services Groups. Prior to joining AIS, Frank held IT leadership positions at Intuit, Inc., including responsibility for day-to-day operations, change management, network operations and engineering of Intuit’s major data centers in San Diego, Plano, TX and Reno, NV. Prior to Intuit, Frank held various IT leadership positions including Vice President, IT Operations and Telecommunications for the American Broadcasting Television Network and Vice President, Distributed Systems for First Interstate Bank. Frank holds a BS in Business Management from Farleigh Dickinson University and an MBA from Fordham University.
Speaking about his appointment Gaff added, “I am thrilled to have accepted this position. This is a fantastic opportunity to highly contribute to the success of such a dynamic and fast growing company as AIS.”
About American Internet Services
American Internet Services (AIS), one of the fastest growing colocation companies in the Western United States, has provided business-to-business services since 1994. The company operates premium colocation facilities throughout Southern California and Phoenix, and has invested in state-of-the-art equipment and technology to ensure unsurpassed reliability, bandwidth, security, and redundancy for its worldwide clients. AIS’s data centers are carrier-neutral facilities designed as technology fortresses with N+1 or greater redundancy on bandwidth, power, HVAC, fire suppression, and security systems. The data centers offer a mix of cabinet, cage and private suites, as well as roof rights for microwave links and other antenna systems. For more information, visit www.americanis.net.