EQT-Backed Data Intensity Adds Seasoned Technology Executives to Drive Accelerated Growth and Expand Services
Seasoned Technology Executive Tony Sumpster Named Chief Executive Officer
BEDFORD, Mass. and NEW YORK – November 14, 2017 – Data Intensity, the leading independent provider of application and database managed services, backed by EQT Partners, today announced the appointment of Tony Sumpster as the Chief Executive Officer and Kathy Eastwood as Senior Vice President Business Operations. These executive additions will position the company for continued growth in the global market.
Sumpster brings extensive experience growing and transforming businesses in Information Technology, Managed Services, SaaS and Cloud, having previously served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Hewlett Packard’s Enterprise Infrastructure Software and SaaS business. “The Data Intensity team has built industry-leading managed services offerings. We are well positioned to capitalize on the massive hybrid cloud opportunity and continue driving substantial growth. EQT’s investment will enable us to expand our portfolio of services, enter new markets and incorporate new service-oriented tools and technologies to capitalize on this shift while, above all else, continuing to focus on delivering world-class service to our customers,” said Sumpster.
“Tony brings invaluable experience in building world-class organizations by driving operational excellence, implementing customer-centric strategies, and championing innovation. We have ambitious plans for the company over the next several years, and we are thrilled to have him leading the team during this exciting time,” said Amit Chatterjee, Chairman of Data Intensity.
Eastwood is an experienced leader responsible for driving operational excellence and growth, having previously held a number of management positions at Hewlett Packard driving strategy and operations across multiple teams.
Founded in 2001, Data Intensity helps organizations increase the value of their enterprise software and improve the efficiency of critical business processes throughout the technology stack. The company manages over 3,000 application instances and over 15,000 managed environments across multiple IT infrastructures including on-premises, private cloud, public cloud, and hybrid cloud. Its solutions range from enterprise application and database managed services to business intelligence and analytics.
EQT is a leading alternative investments firm with approximately EUR 37 billion in raised capital across 24 funds. The EQT portfolio funds companies in U.S., Europe and Asia with total sales of more than EUR 19 billion and approximately 110,000 employees. EQT works with portfolio companies to achieve sustainable growth, operational excellence and market leadership. More information is available at www.eqtpartners.com.
About Data Intensity
Data Intensity is the leading independent managed services provider for enterprise applications, databases and analytics. Our expertise in applications, infrastructure and cloud platforms helps organizations optimize their software investments and business processes, achieving higher business velocity with more availability, performance, and scale. Our solutions combine best-in-category technology, world class services, a flexible business model and deep expertise gained from partnering with our customers. To learn more, visit www.dataintensity.com.
Mary-Katherine McCarey, Data Intensity +1 (781) 541-5983
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