Press Release – Evocative Announces the Addition of Derek Garnier as Company President
Derek Garnier, experienced data center and internet infrastructure executive, is appointed to executive management team.San Jose, CA, September 6, 2017 – Evocative, LLC, a leading provider of secure Internet infrastructure solutions, today announced that Derek Garnier has joined the company as President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Garnier will drive Evocative’s data center operations including management of the company’s full suite of services, as well as design, delivery, support, and maintenance. “We are excited to welcome Derek to Evocative. He shares our customer-first mindset, dedication to being a trusted partner to our clients, and focus on delivering innovative solutions that help organizations meet their current technology requirements and realize their future business goals,” said Arman Khalili, Evocative CEO. “Derek and I have worked closely together for more than a decade and I am certain that his deep expertise in data center and Internet infrastructure technology will be a key component in Evocative’s future growth.” “Evocative has a long history and unparalleled reputation for providing custom Internet infrastructure solutions that allow enterprises in Silicon Valley, the San Francisco Bay Area and now Los Angeles, to run their businesses on their terms,” said Derek Garnier, Evocative’s newly appointed President. “I am privileged to be joining such an outstanding team of professionals, and to be able to build upon Evocative’s solid foundation, helping to drive continued success.” Prior to joining Evoca tive, Mr. Garnier was the CEO of Layer42, a Silicon Valley-based data center and national network provider, which was acquired by Wave Broadband. There he led the organization for many years, including the sale of the company. Headquartered in Emeryville, CA, Evocative operates secure, high availability data centers in the heart of Silicon Valley and Los Angeles. The company’s fully customizable data center services include colocation, hybrid IT, managed private cloud, dedicated hosting, and network and security services.