Former Head of IT at Derivco joins global IT specialist

Surbiton, Surrey – 26th  July 2016 – Viadex, the global IT virtual infrastructure and deployment experts, announce the appointment of Wayne Mitchell as Global Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Mitchell joins Viadex from world leading gaming software supplier, Derivco, where he held the position of Head of IT.

Based at the recently-opened Viadex offices in Singapore, Mitchell will use his significant experience of large scale corporate IT and datacentre environments to help Viadex design and deliver next generation solutions to its global customer base across sectors diverse as online gaming, financial services, retail, manufacturing and telecoms.  Focus areas will include cost reduction, application performance improvement, automation and hybrid cloud.

“Having worked with the Viadex team for the last 12 years, I was looking for a new challenge and was excited about the prospect of extending my long standing relationship with the team,” said Mitchell. “Viadex is an agile and dynamic company that helped me in my previous role at Derivco to transform how we interact and work with our IT partner. Its ability to shorten our time to market, reduce deployment cycles as well as immaculate attention to detail with outstanding service delivery made it an easy choice for me.”

He continues: “My experience is in large scale, globally dispersed infrastructure design along with implementation and strategic planning in highly complex, low latency and high performance compute and storage environments. I am really looking forward to bringing this experience to the team and helping them to support the existing and growing client base.”

Dino Cooper, Viadex Group Managing Director added “Wayne has been a key client of ours and we have built a strong relationship over this time.  Taking the opportunity to appoint him to our team was an easy decision.  Wayne is one of the most amazing IT strategists and technologists I have come across and his experience bolsters our world class technical team that is second to none.  Our customers are excited about the prospect of working with Wayne over the coming years.”

About Viadex
Viadex specialise in end-to-end IT infrastructure solutions, flattening the supply chain and consolidating the procurement process for its clients. They have delivered innovative and complex multi-vendor solutions to organisations in over 67 countries around the globe to date and continue to build on their global fulfilment model.

Viadex have over 15 years’ experience in helping clients across a range of industries such as Online Gaming, ISV’s, Retail, Research and Financial Services with the highest levels of accreditations from our technology partners – HP, Cisco, Microsoft, VMware, NetApp, Oracle, IBM, EMC and many emerging technology vendors. Viadex clients include some of the world’s leading brands in their sectors.

Viadex’s international offices are located in South Africa, Gibraltar, Singapore and Dubai and it is headquartered in Surrey, UK.

For more information contact:
Jacqueline Smith, Head of Marketing on +44 (0) 20 8739 1000

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