David Murphy

Director, Channel & Partner Marketing

David Murphy drives the marketing activities for Cyxtera’s alliance and channel partners. His work encompasses the development and execution of go-to-market strategies for collaborative solutions from Cyxtera technology and business partners. His experience in information technology and colocation includes his time at CenturyLink, where he promoted data center expansions, thought-leadership activities, and events.

A seasoned marketing professional, Murphy held global marketing management roles at Elekta, a leader in radiation therapy, as well as Millipore Sigma, a global science and technology company. He also worked at advertising agencies including J. Walter Thompson, Saatchi & Saatchi, The Wolf Group, and Atkinson Marketing. His experience in articulating the brand messages for technical solutions in compelling and relevant ways has been an essential skill in his career.

Murphy received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Connecticut College. He has also taken graduate-level courses at the University of Rochester’s Simon Business School and Harvard University.

Past Articles

Data Centers

The Data Center's Days Are Numbered: Colocation's Role

By 2025, 80% of enterprises will have shut down their traditional data center, versus 10% today, according to Gartner’s report Prepare for the Death of the Data Center as We Know It.Why the shift? Many organizations are...

David Murphy • 2 minute read

Hybrid IT, Colocation

Data Centers

Cyxtera Announces Americas Data Center Expansion

Changes in technology are fueling huge developments in and data growth from blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IOT). At the same time, the globalization of business combined with...

David Murphy • 2 minute read


Data Centers

Perspectives on the State of the Data Center

Randy Rowland, President and GM of Cyxtera Data Center Services at Cyxtera, participated in an Executive Roundtable conducted by Data Center Frontier. The publication features insights on the state of the data center...

David Murphy • 1 minute read

AI/ML, Hybrid IT, Colocation

Data Centers

451 Research Interconnection Series: Questions to Ask When Selecting Workload Connectivity

I spent time with 451 Research, Senior Analyst of Data Center Networking, Craig Matsumoto, to get a sense of the trends impacting how enterprises address growing demand for cloud and hybrid IT connectivity with more...

David Murphy • 1 minute read

Hybrid IT, Connectivity

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