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Jeff Slapp

Vice President, Cloud and Managed Services

Jeff Slapp is a senior technologist and system architect with 20 years of experience in the fields of virtualization, enterprise architecture and software development.  Jeff joined the Company in March 2018 as Vice President, Cloud Services & Support. Jeff leads the systems engineering team and is responsible for overseeing the cloud platform environment, research and development for future platform enhancements and supporting the revenue generating efforts across all cloud and managed services.

In addition, Jeff plays a critical role between technology and customer requirements and the solutions which unify them. Having previously been an entrepreneur, he understands the challenges that today’s businesses face. Jeff’s passion for technology coupled with his empathetic approach to customer service is what sets 365 Data Centers apart from the competition in a high-tech industry that desperately needs more of the human element.

Early in his career, Jeff managed information systems at Penn State University and led engineering teams at Iron Mountain and Citrix Systems. He then founded a successful technology consulting firm focused on the newly emerging x86 virtualization market. The firm quickly became a premier solution provider of virtualization technology and hosting solutions for customers all over south Florida and the Caribbean before it was acquired by in 2009. Jeff continued on with as VP of Virtualization Services and then as CTO designing and deploying what would later become one of the most resilient service provider cloud platforms, achieving more than five years of continuous uptime for its enterprise customers. Most recently, Jeff directed the North American systems engineering team at DataCore Software, a software-defined storage vendor..

Jeff studied astrophysics and computer science at Penn State University and is a US Navy veteran.

Blog entries by Jeff Slapp

September 04, 2019

What Every Enterprise Should Know About Cloud Repatriation

The benefit of cloud repatriation is the balance that is achieved within a large complex system of applications and datasets. As operational conditions change, so too must the balance of applications and data with regard to locality.

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June 17, 2019

365 Data Centers Featured in Mission Critical Magazine: Meeting the Demand on The Edge

5G and edge computing are very much symbiotic technologies, whose mutually beneficial relationship will support a wide variety of exciting new IoT-based applications and other emerging technologies for businesses and consumers alike.

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April 04, 2019

As Financial Institutions Debate IT Environments, Cybersecurity Remains a Major Concern

The most common cloud-specific security concerns include data breaches, hijacked accounts, malware and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. For this reason, some organizations have built hybrid cloud solutions or completely removed their data from the cloud. This enables them to assume total control over security, reducing risks and making it much more difficult for those with malicious agendas to access sensitive content.

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March 07, 2019

The Move to Managed: Why Enterprises Want to Be Less Involved with IT

That brings us to a major trend we’re seeing in enterprise IT today. With most IT departments stretched thin, outsourcing back-end functions and complex technologies has become necessary in order for them to focus their in-house technology experts on projects that boost profitability, customer service and innovation.

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