Hosted Solutions, the East Coast’s leading data center and managed services provider has hired Melissa Best as Senior Account Executive. As a member of the Hosted Solutions sales team, Best will be responsible for targeting and penetrating new opportunities in a variety of local and regional market segments.
After a comprehensive search, Hosted Solutions selected Best to complement its Raleigh sales team with the sales and delivery of its enterprise-class business solutions. Best brings more than 7 years of experience in Raleigh’s information technology industry to Hosted Solutions. She has served in various technical and sales leadership roles in local Raleigh companies, including 4 years in Microsoft’s corporate sales division.
“Melissa’s vision, leadership skills and integrity, paired with her success in a variety of technology sales roles makes her the ideal sales executive for our Raleigh sales team,” said Brian Baker, Vice President of Sales at Hosted Solutions. “Her proven understanding of the managed hosting services market will enable us to fully maximize local market penetration. Melissa’s energy and expertise will play a vital role in our continued strategic sales efforts and growth in Raleigh.”
“I’m very excited about joining Hosted Solutions to expand its Raleigh market, and I am delighted to be part of this high-quality sales team. The fact that the local management team owns and operates the business was a key consideration in my decision to join the Hosted Solutions sales team. They are fully committed to providing the necessary resources to remain the dominant provider in the area. I look forward to working with an engaged staff and am committed to cultivating relationships and growing Hosted Solutions’ customer base as we continue the company’s rapid growth,” quotes Best.
On a personal note, Melissa is a native of Raleigh who enjoys outdoor activities such as skiing and playing tennis.
About Hosted Solutions
Hosted Solutions’ high quality Data Center and Managed Hosting solutions maintain and protect customers’ mission-critical, back-office IT systems and applications, enabling them to reduce operating costs, lower the risk of downtime, focus on core competencies, and achieve their top business objectives. The company operates four SAS 70 Type II audited Data Centers in Boston MA, Charlotte NC, Raleigh NC, and Cary NC providing best-of-breed data center operations with hardened physical infrastructure, the highest level of security, and a complete managed services portfolio.