Secure-24, an NTT Communications Company, Announces New CEO
SOUTHFIELD, Michigan – August 16, 2018 – Secure-24, an NTT Communications Company, and a leading global provider of managed cloud services, IT operations, and application hosting, today announced the promotion of Michael (Mike) BeDell to the position of Chief Executive Officer at Secure-24, effective September 1, 2018.
“I am excited to continue the strong growth and expansion of our Comprehensive Managed Service offerings now with the support of NTT, one of the world’s largest and most innovative technology companies,” said BeDell. “Our strength has always been our amazing personnel and their commitment to our clients’ success. It is gratifying to work with such professionals.”
BeDell has more than 25 years of IT executive experience at KPMG, Oracle, USi, and AT&T. He joined Secure-24 four years ago as Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Client Delivery. Under BeDell’s guidance, sales rose by double digits for each of the past four years, which contributed significantly to the successful acquisition of Secure-24 by NTT Group in April of 2018. He will lead the 650+ member company as it continues global expansion of industry-leading Comprehensive Managed Services.
BeDell succeeds retiring CEO, Mike Jennings, a serial entrepreneur and specialist in information technology. Jennings assumed his position in 2012 and transformed Secure-24’s business model, technology and state-of-the-art data centers to provide the highest reliability, scalability, and performance for global businesses based in North America.
“Mike BeDell has the unique experience and vision to guide Secure-24 into the next phase of its remarkable development,” said Mike Jennings, former CEO, Secure-24. ”He has been involved in every facet of this business and fully understands the need for speed and balance as the demand for Managed Services increases worldwide.”
Secure-24, an NTT Communications Company, has 17 years of experience delivering mission critical application hosting, comprehensive managed IT, cloud, and security services to enterprises worldwide. Secure-24’s focus on superior service, support, governance and compliance has driven industry-leading client satisfaction rates. The company is an SAP certified Hosting, HANA, and Cloud Partner, a Microsoft Silver Partner and an Oracle Gold Partner managing Oracle E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards and Hyperion applications across all industries for businesses of every size. Secure-24 has been named one of Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT for six consecutive years. Visit www.secure-24.com to learn more about Secure-24 products and services.
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