VIA Networks Names Stewart C. Culbreth as the New Director of Information Systems


Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 28, 2007

VIA Networks, a premier Managed Services and a Web Hosting provider, announces Stewart C. Culbreth has joined the company as the new Director of Information Systems.

Culbreth comes to VIA Networks from Management Resource Group, where he served as Vice President of Information Systems responsible for technical support, systems and software implementation and custom application development. Previously, Stewart served as Assistant Vice President for Amsouth Bank where he was involved in various strategic technology initiatives for the enterprise, including the orchestration and successful implementation of the business continuity plan for the 2005 Hurricane Katrina disaster. With more than 12 years of strategic leadership and management success, Stewart’s valuable perspective from his rich base of experience will be an asset to VIA Networks and the Claranet organization.

Culbreth will be responsible for overseeing the company’s system administration group, product implementation, and tier 3 customer support. “Stewart will focus on developing and executing a global plan while driving the effective implementation of geography-specific technical strategies, ensuring processes are aligned to deliver value to our customers and establishing a coordinated product strategy that harnesses the full capabilities of VIA Networks and the Claranet group world wide.” said Darin Elkins, Managing Director of VIA Networks. “His proven expertise in the areas of hosted applications, product development, product implementation, and disaster recovery will be an excellent compliment to the team as VIA continues its market expansion and creation of new strategic offerings critical to helping our customers meet their business goals.”

“I am excited to be a member of the VIA Networks family and to play an active role in the continued growth and development of its market leading technical operations. VIA’s commitment to providing superior managed hosting solutions and its eagerness to help customers succeed is unsurpassed in the Managed Services market space today” said Culbreth. The new appointment of Culbreth solidifies VIA Networks ongoing commitment to provide our customers with the world-class People, Processes and Products that are key to our successful partnership as their managed solutions provider.

About VIA Networks

VIA Networks was established in 1996 and is one of the oldest Microsoft-Centric IT services providers in existence today. VIA provides a full range of Internet-based solutions from business websites to mission-critical application hosting.

VIA Networks is a Claranet company. Together we provide flexible and tailored network infrastructure solutions for over 300,000 business customers across six European countries and the US. With 16 world-class Data Centers, 11 offices and one of the best networks in the world, our customers have confidence in their solutions. They are served by experienced, innovative, and dependable technicians.