Red Sky Solutions, a leader in customized IT solutions, announced today that it has opened a new office in Arizona and has appointed industry veteran Don Shilliday as Director of Sales and Operations for Arizona and the Southwest region.

Shilliday has more than 20 years sales and customer service experience in the IT field. In his role with Red Sky Solutions, he’ll be responsible for Arizona and Red Sky’s Southwest region that includes Arizona as well as California, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas. Shilliday has a history of rapid revenue growth in the wireless and networking industry and will play a key role in business development, sales and operations and the company’s overall growth in Arizona and the Southwest region.

“We’re excited to have Don join our team and are confident his experience and expertise will help us maintain our record growth and help us take it to the next level,” said Chris Barney, Vice President of Sales, Red Sky Solutions. “Our approach to working with clients is unique because our solutions are based from a technical perspective versus a specific product. In order to do this, we look for and partner with skilled professionals that will not only be a solution provider to our clients, but also a long-term business partner, and Don fits that model perfectly.”

Prior to joining Red Sky Solutions, Shilliday was the Mountain States Sales Director for Aruba Networks. In this position he was responsible for growing regional revenue from $7.3 million to more than $20 million in three years. Over the course of his career he’s also held sales positions with Brocade, Foundry Networks, Nortel Networks and Bay Networks.

Red Sky Solutions is an engineering-led network and systems integrator with a focus on data center architecture, design, deployment, branch infrastructure consolidation, enterprise mobility and security, application delivery and cloud migrations.

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