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.
May 23, 2019
On May 15, Stream Data Center’s VP of Network and Cloud Eric Ballard sat down with Jaymie Scotto Cutaia of JSA TV at Telecom Exchange’s TEX NYC event.
Stream recently acquired a 418,000-square-foot facility on 157 acres of land in Goodyear, Arizona and is working to develop it into a hyperscale data center campus. Read More
May 6, 2019
Uptime and availability – requirements that any business needs in order to grow and avoid unwanted losses. Unfortunately, many companies are not adequately prepared for overcoming an unintended disaster. Read More
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
February 6, 2019
Modern enterprises value cloud connectivity for the ease with which they can tap into evolving software, services and industry platforms. An increasing number are rightly turning away from legacy networking solutions and connecting to the cloud. Read More
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
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