Q&A with ColoSpace’s Aaron Sawchuk: Buckle In, Hybrid Architecture is Going to Be Around Awhile

BOSTON, MA -- Aaron D. Sawchuk is the chairman and co-founder of ColoSpace. Aaron sets and helps implement the overall technology and product development strategy at ColoSpace, focusing on building highly-available IT services that add significant value to customer operations. Aaron brings extensive experience in the IT-services and Internet Networking space, having spent more than twenty years founding and leading technology firms in New England. Sawchuk will speak on a panel at CapRE's upcoming Second Annual Great Boston and New England Data Center Summit on June 22. In anticipation of the summit, we connected with Sawchuk to learn about his latest activity and observations on his region. CapRE: Thank you for connecting with us, Aaron. Please share with us some thoughts on what you’re seeing out in the industry. Sawchuk: From our perspective, to look at the landscape here, the biggest changes or things that I think are interesting is that we’re seeing larger and larger enterprise customers really embracing hybrid as a real, long-term strategy to their overall data center and IT outsourcing initiatives. And we’ve been talking about hybrid for the last several years. CapRE: Clarify for our readers. What is hybrid? Sawchuk: When I talk about hybrid it’s typically a mix of data center colocation, some level of managed services and some level of cloud services that organizations may be procuring directly from other public cloud providers. But what has changed in the last year is that…