Chief Operating Officer & Partner
Michael implements Stream’s overall business strategies and go-to-market operations, including the expansion of Stream’s hyperscale solutions and critical environments practice. He is well-versed in critical systems design and operations, as evidenced by his work with avionics platforms for military aircraft, solutions architecture for global power and cooling product manufacturers, and data centers. Michael joined Stream in 2010 and was named COO in 2017.
He holds an electrical engineering degree from Texas Christian University, as well as a master’s degree in systems engineering and an MBA in finance from Southern Methodist University. Professional affiliations include membership on the Advisory Council with Infrastructure Masons, a networking organization and knowledge exchange focused on reliability among mission-critical information infrastructure executives.
August 6, 2020
When endeavoring to maximize the impacts of green initiatives, it’s not enough to be attentive to one’s own clean energy procurement. Forward-thinking data center providers also need to find a way to enable clients and partners to leverage their own specific strategies.
June 27, 2019
With all the futuristic talk about Internet of Things (IoT) applications and corresponding workloads, we thought it was a good time to sit down with 451 Research and look at what’s happening here and now. In this blog, we summarize the key points of the brief, entitled
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.
February 26, 2019
Top 3 Data Center Market Trends For 2019: Here at Stream Data Centers, we have just come off a whirlwind past couple of weeks. As you might have seen, we just announced a
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.
December 15, 2016
Recent studies confirm that as companies are increasing their data center space, the amount they actually own will decrease in the coming years. Leasing a data center incurs lower costs, a significantly faster timeline, and requires far less expertise than designing, building, and operating a data center.
January 14, 2016
"At Stream Data Centers, our clients are our business," says Michael Lahoud, senior vice president of technology services. In this video, Michael takes viewers on a tour of SDC, and highlights the core values of Stream’s data centers and how each data center is built.