Highlights / Key Facts
Equinixfrom Verizonwhere, as vice president of Enterprise Network Services, he was responsible for product strategy, life cycle management, technology and development for Verizon Network products including IP, Ethernet and transport to support retail and wholesale customers. He recently served as chairman for the Metro Ethernet Forumdelivering industry innovation in Ethernet technology.
Tarazi began his career at MCI where he held various executive
positions in Network Planning and Engineering and led the expansion of
enterprise services globally to
Europe, Asia, Latin America, Middle Eastand Africa. He received his B.S. in electrical engineering and telecommunications from the University of Marylandand his M.S. in telecommunications management from Southern Methodist University.
Steve Smith, CEO & president, Equinix:
“Equinix is a forward-thinking company focused on staying ahead of market trends to deliver leading interconnection services to our customers around the world. Ihab’s depth of technology experience and vision will further enhance the customer experience for the more than 4,400 companies that leverage Platform Equinix.”
Ihab Tarazi, CTO, Equinix:
“I am pleased to join
Equinixat what is a very exciting time in the company’s history. As chief technology officer, I look forward to furthering Equinix’s mission of protecting, connecting and powering the digital economy by cultivating a rich interconnected ecosystem of the world’s leading businesses.”
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