Speaker

Nick Tanzi
Nick
Tanzi
President & CEO
GPX Global Systems

Nick Tanzi is President & CEO of GPX Global Systems, Inc. GPX builds and operates next generation Tier 4, private, carrier neutral Data Centers in emerging, commercial markets along the important undersea cable systems of FLAG, SEA-ME-WE, EIG, FALCON, AAE, IMEWE, BBG and upcoming cables like EAGLE. The company offers highly reliable and secure carrier-neutral data centers to domestic and international clients looking to colocate their mission-critical business infrastructure. GPX’s data centers are recognized by customers as the most secure and reliable in each market we operate. Customers including telecommunications providers (Telcos), Internet Service Providers, Cloud Service Providers, CDN’s, e-businesses, and enterprise clients rely on our data centers to colocate their mission critical businesses. Prior to GPX, Nick was President and CEO of Metromedia Fiber Networks (MFN), where he was responsible for selling the metro dark fiber assets developed by the company. During his tenure at MFN, he revolved the company‘s strategy to include new classes of services such as WaveChannel, Gigabit Ethernet and IP/Optical services to sell to enterprise and carrier customers. Nick also helped the company develop its Internet Services business to expand the value of the company‘s fiber assets. He did this through the acquisition of companies such as Abovenet Communications, PAIX, and SiteSmith. Before joining Metromedia in 1998, Nick was VP for Sales and Marketing of Fujitsu America‘s Fiber Optics Products Division that was responsible for selling into the US carrier market. Prior to Fujitsu, Nick had a 17-year career with Digital Equipment Corporation starting as a network engineer and rising to become the General Manager of the Network Services Group.