Fusepoint Names Sam Ikomi to Vice President, Data Centre Facilities

March 10, 2010 by  

Web Hosting ToolsTORONTO, Ontario – Fusepoint Managed Services, a national provider of outsourced IT and infrastructure services, today announced the appointment of Sam Ikomi to the position of Vice President, Data Centre Facilities. In this role Mr. Ikomi is responsible for the design, maintenance, staffing and reliability of the company’s critical data centre facilities’ infrastructure across Canada.

Mr. Ikomi brings over 28 years of experience in international data centre engineering expertise, overseeing significant critical assets with prominent Fortune 500 companies. Most recently he was accountable for Microsoft’s 256,000 sq. ft. data centre facility in Virginia, where he was responsible for delivering data centre operational excellence in support of Microsoft’s online businesses. Prior to Microsoft, Mr. Ikomi was employed by Fannie Mae where he was responsible for their facilities in Northern Virginia, Washington, DC and Maryland, a total of two million sq. ft. of space, including Data Centres and Market Trading rooms. Prior to Fannie Mae, Mr. Ikomi was employed by IBM as a Program Manager/Advisory Engineer in their Data Centre Engineering and Critical Facilities Support organization for the North Eastern United States.

Mr. Ikomi received his Bachelor of Engineering degree with Honours from the University of Benin. In addition, he holds numerous industry certifications including CFM, Professional Engineering license, FMA, SMA and SMT. Mr. Ikomi’s technical expertise is complemented with leadership and management development from IBM, Fannie Mae and Microsoft.

“Meeting the growth demands of a rapidly expanding services firm takes industry talent second to none, which we have found in Mr. Ikomi,” said George Kerns, President and CEO of Fusepoint. “Welcoming Sam to our executive team builds on our strategic vision of being the most innovative managed hosting provider in Canada.”

About Fusepoint Managed Services
Founded in 1999, Fusepoint is a privately held company with offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City. Through our proven record of success we have built a loyal base of over 400 customers and strong, strategic relationships with Canada’s leading technology and communication companies. Fusepoint’s managed IT solutions are SLA-guaranteed, scalable and designed to reduce cost structures while mitigating risk. Fusepoint is also SAS 70 Type II, CICA 5970, and Tier 1 PCI compliant, which means our processes are rigorously and continuously audited by accredited third parties and consistently operate at the highest levels within the industry. For more information, visit

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