photo: Mike Tompkins, EVP of Operations, shows off the floor plan for the Oxford Networks Data Center expansion
Company cites high demand for cloud computing, data storage and IT services
Lewiston, Maine – Oxford Networks announced that it is in the planning stages of a significant expansion to its high security cloud computing and data storage area at the Oxford Networks Data Center located at Brunswick Landing.
The expansion is expected to increase the data center’s computing footprint by 7,000 square feet and result in an anticipated 12 new positions at the center.
For the fourth installment of the Oxford Networks Data Center Expansion Video update series, we talk with Mike Tompkins, Oxford Networks Executive Vice President of Operations, Mike LaPointe, PC Construction Project Superintendent, and Bert Kiesow, PC Construction Senior Project Engineer. The word of the day is Cooling, and we find out what that means for the Oxford Networks Data Center.
Company recognized as outstanding managed service provider
Lewiston, Maine – Oxford Networks announced today that they were recently named a 2014 IBM Beacon Award Finalist at the IBM PartnerWorld Leadership Conference held in Las Vegas. The award recognizes outstanding performance by IBM Business Partners in delivering solutions and services to clients around the world.
Oxford Networks recently received the Large Business of the Year award from the Southern Maine Midcoast Chamber of Commerce at their Annual Awards Dinner. Presenting the award to Oxford Networks’ President and CEO Craig Gunderson is Senator Angus King. Accompanying them are members of the Oxford Networks team.
Oxford Networks is proud to present their monthly Jeans Day donation check to the Center for Grieving Children located in Portland. The Center for Grieving Children, serves more than 4,000 grieving children, teens, families, and young adults annually through peer support, outreach, and education. Pictured is Julia Munsey of Oxford Networks and Lianna Doane and Eliza Warren Giberson of the Center for Grieving Children. Learn more at http://www.cgcmaine.org
John Coray serves as the Operations Manager for Oxford Networks data center located at Brunswick Landing. His role as Operations Manager includes day to day operations and facility management of the 52,000 square foot data center facility.
Prior to joining Oxford Networks, Coray completed a 28 year Navy career culminating as the Chief Staff Officer of the P-3 Air Wing previously stationed at Brunswick Naval Air Station. His senior Navy leadership experience has greatly assisted Oxford Networks and the Mid-Coast Regional Redevelopment Authority (MRRA) in successfully transitioning the former Navy properties into a viable economic engine for the surrounding mid-coast Maine communities.
He resides in Brunswick with his spouse Shannon and two teenage boys. In addition to his love of the outdoors, Coray is an avid baseball enthusiast, playing weekly in a local baseball league and on a vintage (1860’s rules) baseball team that travels throughout Maine and New England historically re-enacting the early days of American baseball. He is a graduate of Penn State and has a graduate degree from both the Navy and Army War College.