Dominic Fulford Appointed as SVP of Technical Operations

VIRTUS Appoints Dominic Fulford as SVP of Technical Operations

Fulford will be a key member of the leadership team, responsible for all aspects of Technical Operations and Customer Service for VIRTUS and its data centres

Published: Monday, 11 January 2021 09:07

LONDON, United Kingdom – 11th January 2021 VIRTUS Data Centres (VIRTUS), London’s leading data centre company and part of ST Telemedia Global Data Centres Group, today announced the appointment of Dominic Fulford as SVP of Technical Operations. Reporting directly to Neil Cresswell, CEO of VIRTUS Data Centres, Fulford will be a key member of the leadership team, responsible for all aspects of Technical Operations and Customer Service for VIRTUS and its data centres. 

Fulford’s primary focus will be delivering ‘zero downtime’ for customers through implementing continued Operational Excellence including operational safety, security and availability and zero defects quality across the business. 

With over 25 years of experience in leading IT operations in the data centre and technology industries, Fulford has a proven track record for building and leading highly successful support organisations with an inherent passion for excellence, quality and customer service. 

Fulford joins VIRTUS from Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), where he was the Senior Director leading Global Data Centre Operations. He was instrumental in the OCI implementations in Frankfurt and London and led the Data Centre Global Operations Organisation, with 30 availability domains and over 300 staff in 15 countries. 

Neil Cresswell, CEO for VIRTUS Data Centres, said: “Dominic is a great addition to our leadership team. He brings a great deal of valuable experience that will be pivotal to the success of our strategy for growth and ongoing goal of providing customer service excellence, especially at a time when data centre infrastructure is critical to the digital economy.” 

Dominic Fulford, SVP of Technical Operations for VIRTUS Data Centres, said: “In my role at OCI, I was a VIRTUS customer for four years. This has given me a deep insight into the way VIRTUS operates, delivering solutions that help organisations realise their digital strategies. I am proud to be joining the team and look forward to bringing an additional dimension to VIRTUS’ understanding of customer needs.” 


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