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Daxten has fresh Manpower for strategic alliances in Europe

John Donald is Daxten’s new EMEA Business Development Manager for Cooling Optimisation

(PresseBox) (London, ) Daxten, a leading supplier of Data Centre optimisation technologies strengthens its team with John Donald, formerly of Upsite Technologies. John is responsible for Daxten’s business development in European markets. In his new role, he will focus on the development of strategic b-2-b alliances and close business relationships with vendors and IT consultants for Daxten’s key competences like thermal optimisation, infrastructure management and mission critical power supply for Data Centres of any size.

„John will work closely with our strategic partners like Avocent, Raritan, Triad Floors, UE Corp (Starline) and Upsite Technologies to expand sales in existing markets throughout Europe as well as focusing on cross-selling potential”, stated Chad Rislov, Managing Director at Daxten. “Our entire Daxten team is looking forward to having John on board and to support him in providing first class services and products for our existing and potential partners.”

„Daxten recognised early on that the optimisation of Data Centres’ management systems, cooling and physical power supplies can be a cost effective and efficient way for IT decision makers and facility managers to make huge energy cost reductions, whilst increasing hardware reliability.”, said John Donald. “We are expanding our product and service portfolio and partnering with specialised vendors to increase the efficiency of existing Data Centres without the need for costly hardware equipment or new builds. Our goal is to consistently provide our partners and customers with cutting-edge and complete solutions to achieve a maximum efficiency in their IT surroundings.”

John was formerly Business Development Manager EMEA at Upsite Technologies and held different sales management positions in the IT industry for over 18 years. He will be based in London, where the northern European headquarters of Daxten is located.

IT and facility managers looking to optimise their Data Centres, resellers and consultants are invited to contact John directly at or +44 (0)20 8991 6200.

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For further information please contact Phillip McGuinness at Daxten in London:

Direct Dial: +44 (0) 20 8991 6200


Daxten was founded in 1994 as Dakota Computer Solutions. Today Daxten is a Value Add Distributor for IT management, cooling opitmisation and data centre facilities solutions from Austin Hughes, Avocent (Cyclades), Dataprobe, Digi, Minicom, Plenafill/Plenaform, Raritan (Peppercon), Rose, Server Technology, Triad, Universal Electric (Starline), Upsite Technologies (KoldLok), Uptime Devices. In addition Daxten is a leading manufacturer of its own connectivity product lines. The company has facilities and subsidiaries across Europe and the USA. Daxten is specialist of cutting-edge cooling optimisation and power distribution solutions which improve the energy efficiency and reliability of the data centre. As a provider of high-end KVM, connectivity and infrastructure management solutions it is our mission to support IT managers worldwide, to ease their working life and to protect their companies against critical downtime. In Europe Daxten is headquartered in London and Berlin. For further information please visit or