"John brings unrivaled technical and management experience to the position, and we're excited to have him on board," said John Kraft, ServerVault's President and CEO. "Leading organizations look to ServerVault for its world-class service to keep their mission-critical environments secure and running. John's innovative approach and years of experience will prove invaluable as we look forward to helping our customers and prospects navigate the complexities of securing their critical information in this changing information world."
Curran joins ServerVault from XO Communications, where he served as Chief Technology Officer and was integral in leading the organization's technical initiatives, network architecture, and design of leading-edge capabilities built into the company's nationwide network. In that time, Curran developed and led the company's Internet and data strategy resulting in data revenue growth to over $500M annually.
"ServerVault has excelled in providing their public and private customers with state-of-the-art services, many of which are unequalled in the industry," said Curran. "I'm excited to be joining the ServerVault team and helping lead the company in its next phase of growth."
Prior to joining XO Communications, Curran served as Chief Technical Officer at BBN / GTE Internetworking where he was responsible for the organizations strategic technology direction. Curran led BBN's technical evolution into one of the earliest Internet Service Providers and through its subsequent acquisition by GTE.
Curran is a recognized expert and accomplished speaker on Internet and telecommunications topics and has been an active participant in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), where he served as co-director of the Operations and Network Management area and member of IPng (IPv6) directorate. He is also active in numerous Internet industry forums and currently serves as the Chairman of the American Registry of Internet Numbers (ARIN).
About ServerVault Corp.
ServerVault Corp. provides customized, fully managed solutions for mission-critical business applications in a secure, hosted environment. We are committed to managing critical data and operations for customers who are serious about improving availability, security and support. ServerVault secures business applications for some of the world's leaders in financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, government, e-business and technology. We host, manage and monitor complex applications and components in a highly secure and fully managed environment--all backed by unbeatable customer service. ServerVault has a growing user-base of Fortune 1000 and global companies, including Capital One, Exostar, Hartford Life Insurance, VerticalNet, Oanda and agencies of the United States federal government.
ServerVault delivers the industry's most robust service-level agreements, with up to 99.999% uptime. The company's platform is substantially different from other hosting providers, offering 50 discrete points of protection and extensive proprietary technology. ServerVault operates one of the few commercially available data centers built to Department of Defense standards. ServerVault is wholly owned by affiliates of Cincinnati-based Forth Washington Investment Advisors, Inc., a member of Western & Southern Financial Group. For more information, visit www.servervault.com or call 1.877.78.VAULT.