RapidScale Names Former Ariba President to Board of Directors

PRESS RELEASE — CHANNEL PARTNERS — RapidScale (Booth 556), a leader in Managed Cloud Services, announced today that Kevin Costello has joined the RapidScale Board of Directors.

Mr. Costello is an established leader and advisor in the technology community. RapidScale is excited to welcome Mr. Costello to the Board of Directors as his insight and knowledge allow RapidScale to have a more aggressive position in the marketplace. Mr. Costello joins Sherman Henderson former Chairman and CEO of Lightyear, and RapidScale Co-Founders Randy Jeter and William Hiatt on the Board.

Mr. Costello most recently served as the President of Ariba, Inc., and was instrumental in its transformation, growth, and ultimate sale to SAP. Mr. Costello serves as a Director at Rackspace, Rainmaker Group and Vantiv, and is Chairman of the Board for HotSchedules and Previously, he served as a director of Cbeyond, Inc. Mr. Costello holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois and is a Certified Public Accountant.{ad}

“Randy and the rest of the team at RapidScale have built a leading technology company that satisfies the needs of an ever-growing market. Their unique approach has proven to hit a sweet spot with a variety of customers. I’m very excited to be joining the team,” says Mr. Costello.

Co-Founder and CEO, Randy Jeter, sees the addition of Mr. Costello on the Board as a strategic move for RapidScale. “In order to become a leader in Managed Cloud Services, you must surround the business with proven leaders, and Kevin is just the proven leader we need in the area of cloud and application services.”

About RapidScale
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