Red8 Appoints IT Industry Veteran Frank Wiacek as President

COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Red8, the industry expert in architecting the software-defined data center, has named Frank Wiacek as president. An IT industry veteran, Wiacek will provide strategic leadership that leverages the organization’s momentum to drive new growth and achieve the next level of success.

“Frank is a seasoned professional who fully understands Red8’s business value, and has the ability to optimize workflow among our teams, partners and customers for even greater results,” said Richard Heard, president of Insight Investments. “Red8 has earned much success as a trusted technology partner and we are confident that Frank will provide the leadership to capitalize on our current momentum and elevate Red8 to new heights.” 

Reporting to John Ford, CEO of Insight Investments, Frank will direct all aspects of the Red8 business including Operations, Sales, Engineering, Professional Services and Partnerships. By actively engaging with every area of the company, Frank will ensure further success in creating long term, successful partnerships and customer relationships.  

“Today’s focus on digital transformation and the cloud revolution require innovation and up to the minute expertise on an increasingly complex technology landscape,” said Frank Wiacek, president of Red8. “Red8 is known for its vast experience, deep technical knowledge and strong customer service. I look forward to working with the team to advance the great work being done to support customers’ key goals and technology driven success.”

With 24 years of sales leadership experience, Frank is a proven executive that brings strategic vision and industry expertise. Prior to joining Red8, Frank served as the chief revenue officer of a private equity backed, behavioral health organization. Previously, having held several executive roles at EMC Corporation, Frank was focused in the IT infrastructure industry. As area vice president for EMC’s Western Region, Frank was awarded top honors for revenue and growth. There, he also helped to build EMC’s SMB and mid-market presence over a 4-year period. Earlier he served as general manager for the EMC/Dell business unit, growing annual revenues to nearly $2 billion.

“Frank is an outstanding addition to our team that is known for its technical and operational excellence, and we are looking forward to the successful journey ahead,” concluded Heard.

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Red8, a division of Insight Investments, LLC, is the industry expert in architecting the software defined data center.  Many of America’s most influential corporations in a variety of industries, such as, automotive, aerospace, healthcare, manufacturing, media and entertainment, and professional services, turn to Red8 for highly secure, efficient and effective data center, server, storage and network virtualization solutions. Red8’s experienced team of technology professionals is the creative catalyst that turns future opportunities into real-world possibilities today. For more information visit

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