Proximity names Anthony Barlow new business development director

May 31, 2023

Proximity Data Centres Limited has appointed Anthony Barlow as new business development director.

Anthony Barlow

A Master of Laws – LL.M., Commercial Law and International Trade, Anthony Barlow has over 30 years sales and new business development experience in the telecoms and data centre industries. This includes at Cable & Wireless, Virgin and Evoque Data Center Solutions. Anthony has also acted as an independent investments, technologies, and networks consultant, advising global enterprise and data centre operator clients on suitable colocation and interconnectivity sites.

“With the rise of IoT smart devices, AI networks, automated cars, 5G and high-speed streaming, I am excited to be joining Proximity and its growing network of regional edge data centre,” said Barlow. “The potential for new sales growth is considerable with so many businesses and service providers now making the avoidance of data congestion, latency-related delays and high data transit costs a priority. Our scalable edge colocation and regional internet exchange proposition is totally aligned with these requirements, bringing data closer to end user customers and devices securely and cost-effectively.”

“Anthony’s wide ranging sales and commercial experience in the data centre and telecoms industries are vital as we continue to develop our edge data centre and internet exchange platform in the UK and Europe. We are delighted to have him join our expanding team,” said John Hall, managing director – colocation, Proximity Data Centres.

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