By: News Staff
Tech Wire

Data center infrastructure provider Nautilus Data Technologies announced Thursday it has named Kirk Horton as vice president of sales and marketing.

Horton previously was vice president of channel sales for IPR, a provider of cloud and co-location services. He was also vice president of enterprise sales and channels for Telx. Prior to Telx, Horton served in executive sales and channel roles at data center and technology companies Globix (now QTS Realty Trust), Digital Island and SpeedERA (Akamai).

Horton is a past member and advisory board member of the Technology Channel Association. He attended California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and has a bachelor’s degree in international business administration/management from Notre Dame de Namur University.

The Pleasanton, Calif.-based Nautilus Data Technologies recently showed its 30,000-square-foot Waterborne Data Center fixed to a moored barge. The company has dubbed it the world’s first floating data center.