TORONTO and NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 11, 2013) - OnX Enterprise Solutions, a leading global provider of enterprise data center solutions, today announced the promotion of Paul Khawaja to President of OnX Canada. Khawaja, who joined OnX last summer as EVP of Canada, brings over 20 years of executive experience in global information and communications technology to his new role.
Reporting directly to CEO Mike Cox, Khawaja is responsible for continuing to build OnX's business in Canada, which is growing substantially. OnX Canada's Q1 FY2014 revenue is up 64 percent compared to the previous quarter and up 24 percent compared to the same quarter last year. Gross profit increased 66 percent over Q1 FY2013 with hardware and software sales responsible for the vast majority of growth and healthcare representing the fastest growing industry segment. The company also attributes these increases to substantial growth in cloud and managed services.
"In just a short time with OnX, Paul has proven his ability to grow the Canadian business and improve earnings, particularly through our converged infrastructure solutions and managed services offerings that have had a major impact on bringing value to clients," said Cox. "He was instrumental in helping us evolve our cloud and managed services strategy and in executing our Federated Cloud vision. Paul is an ideal choice to take advantage of new opportunities for OnX and our clients in Canada."
Prior to OnX, Khawaja served as the senior vice president of services at Softchoice Corporation, where he was responsible for North American services strategy, development, and operations. He also held the positions of vice president of Bell and president of xwave, as well as leadership positions in sales and business development at MITI Information Technology.
"Our continued investment in converged infrastructure solutions and cloud and managed services puts OnX in an excellent position for dramatic growth," said Khawaja. "I'm honored and excited to take OnX to the next level in Canada, supporting our clients in leveraging technology to reduce costs, mitigate risk, and accelerate growth, enabling them to be more competitive in the markets they serve."
OnX Enterprise Solutions is a global enterprise data center solutions provider with a suite of end-to-end solutions including the industry's leading Federated Cloud solution offerings. The company designs, builds and manages complete data center environments comprised of multi-vendor offerings in four core areas- Hardware & Software Solutions, Cloud & Managed Services, Digital Application Services, and Technology Solutions & Professional Services. Over the past 30 years, OnX has helped clients achieve exceptional business results that accelerate their growth and value. With global headquarters in Toronto, Canada and US based headquarters in New York, NY, OnX has a team of more than 600 IT professionals and an impressive geographic footprint with more than 20 locations throughout North America and in Europe. OnX is a privately held company and majority owned by Marlin Equity Partners. For more information, visit: www.OnX.com.