Paul Khawaja to Drive Company’s Federated Cloud Strategy Following OnX’s $20 Million Investment
TORONTO, Ontario and NEW YORK, NY – July 26, 2012 – OnX Enterprise Solutions, a leading global provider of enterprise data center solutions, today announced the appointment of Paul Khawaja as Executive Vice President of Canada and Chief Operating Officer of the company’s Cloud and Managed Services division. Khawaja brings to OnX over 20 years of executive experience in global information and communications technology.
Reporting directly to the president and CEO, Ed Vos, Khawaja is responsible for building OnX’s business in Canada and driving the company’s global cloud and managed services strategy. The COO role for the Cloud and Managed Services division is a new position created by OnX following a $20 million investment in OnX’s cloud and data center infrastructure. With this investment, OnX became one of the first solution providers to bring a dual data center-cloud strategy to market in Canada. This new investment positions OnX to expand its team and build a robust offering for enterprise clients throughout North America who seek a high-availability solution with multiple facility failover capacity.
“Paul brings a wealth of valuable experience in IT and Managed Services to OnX,” said OnX president and CEO Ed Vos. “His depth of IT and market expertise will help us execute our Federated Cloud vision and greatly accelerate deployments of our solutions and services for clients across the globe,” added Vos.
Prior to joining OnX, Khawaja served as Vice President of Bell and President of xwave, one of Canada’s largest technology firms with over 1,100 employees and more than $350 million in annual revenues. Khawaja also held leadership positions in sales and business development at MITI Information Technology.
“OnX’s continued investment in Cloud and Managed Services, in conjunction with the attainment of outstanding leadership and technical skills, positions the organization for momentous growth,” said Paul Khawaja. “This is a very exciting time to be joining OnX and I am confident that we will establish a leadership role in enabling clients to take advantage of our Cloud and Managed Services offerings.”