Eric Ballard
2001 Ross Avenue
Suite 400
Dallas, Texas 75201

Eric Ballard

Vice President, Network & Cloud

Eric oversees interconnection and cloud services for Stream Data Centers. By leveraging his extensive experience in network design, peering, cloud initiatives, compute and storage, and virtualization, Eric continues to refine Stream’s network and cloud options as he consults with our customers to achieve best solutions. Before joining Stream in 2014, Eric spent more than a decade in the cable multiple-system operator industry, where he focused on building nationwide backbone networks for IP, video and telecommunication services. He also served as a global solutions architect for Equinix, a worldwide provider of interconnected data centers.

Eric holds multiple Cisco certifications and is a graduate of LeTourneau University.

Recent Publications by Eric

Soar into the Cloud – Achieving Elastic Connectivity with Stream

April 5, 2019

Connecting to the cloud holds many benefits for enterprises of all sizes; from Fortune 500s to emerging technology start-ups. Whether leveraging compute and storage in the cloud or models like hybrid cloud, Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), or Unified Communication as a Service (UCaaS), companies across America are looking to leverage the flexibility and scalability of the cloud to improve both time to market and efficiency. Read More

There’s a Better Way to Reach the Cloud

March 1, 2018

As business technology needs evolve at a rapid pace, cloud service providers will continue to deliver scalability for expanding platforms. Connecting to the cloud can be harder than it should be. Read More

The Importance of Cloud Flexibility

December 15, 2016

As the data center industry becomes more efficient, company user requirements have become more advanced. The increased need for additional services, specifically access to cloud services, creates a unique partnership between colocation and cloud providers. Read More