SINGAPORE — November 10, 2009 — Savvis, Inc. (NASDAQ:SVVS), a global leader in outsourced internet infrastructure services for the enterprise, today announced the appointment of Suan Soon Cheng as its new Managing Director of Asia Pacific, based out of its Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore.
Suan Soon will be responsible for leading Savvis’ business in Asia Pacific, working with customers and strategic alliances throughout the region to drive further efficiencies and growth.
Prior to joining Savvis, Suan Soon served as the Vice President of Managed Services in Asia Pacific and Japan for Hewlett Packard (HP). He previously held senior regional roles at EDS and was responsible for managing and driving outsourcing business growth in the ASEAN and Asia Pacific regions.
“I am delighted to be leading Savvis’ Asia Pacific region. Savvis is an exciting company with an established reputation,” said Suan Soon Cheng, Managing Director Asia Pacific for Savvis. “Our local Asia team and capabilities coupled with our world-class IT infrastructure service offerings place us in a great position for continued success. I look forward to working with our local customers and team to drive further efficiencies and expansion in Asia Pacific,” adds Cheng.
“Savvis’ Asia Pacific business has experienced steady growth and we are confident that Suan Soon’s extensive knowledge of the industry and Asia markets, and his leadership and strategic vision will continue to drive our business forward,” said Thomas Riley, International Managing Director of Savvis. “Our Asia Pacific operations has played a crucial role in providing IT infrastructure services to our Asian and global customers. We are delighted that Suan Soon will be leading our development efforts in Asia Pacific,” continued Riley.
Savvis’ Asia data centers are located in Singapore and Japan, with the Singapore facility occupying approximately 18,000 square feet of raised floor space. Savvis provides a range of IT infrastructure services to address business challenges including cloud computing, managed hosting and networks, and security and professional IT solutions.
A picture of Suan Soon is available upon request.
Savvis, Inc. (NASDAQ:SVVS) is a global leader in outsourced internet infrastructure services for the enterprise. More than 4,000 customers, including 40 percent of the top 100 companies in the Fortune 500, use Savvis to reduce capital expense, improve service levels and harness the latest advances in cloud computing. For more information about Savvis, visit www.savvis.net
This document may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from Savvis’ expectations. Certain factors that could affect actual results are set forth as risk factors in Savvis’ SEC reports and filings, including its annual report on Form 10-K and all subsequent filings as well as the risk that potential product cost and performance benefits may not be realized for any particular customer. Savvis assumes no obligation to update or supplement forward-looking statements.
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