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

451 Research Interconnection Series: Factors Influencing Workload Venue Selection

Hybrid IT is the end game for most enterprises. Along the journey, choosing where to deploy different workloads plays an important role. Craig Matsumoto, 451 Research, Senior Analyst of Data Center Networking and I...


David Murphy • 1 minute read

Hybrid IT, Connectivity

Data Centers

451 Research Interconnection Series: Assessing Cloud Connectivity Costs

Connectivity to cloud is preeminent – there are critical workloads in the cloud that need to be connected to. To help our customers, Cyxtera analyzed the cost of cloud connectivity and saw a 27% savings from using data...


David Murphy • 1 minute read

Hybrid IT, Connectivity

Data Centers

451 Research Interconnection Series: Interconnection Priorities for Hybrid IT

In my final post in the 451 Research Interconnection Series, Craig Matsumoto, Senior Analyst of Data Center Networking, and I discuss interconnection priorities for hybrid IT. Craig advises that whatever you do, assume...


David Murphy • 1 minute read

Hybrid IT, Connectivity

Data Centers

451 Research Interconnection Series: Trends for Cloud Connectivity and SPI

Cyxtera and 451 Research, Senior Analyst of Data Center Networking, Craig Matsumoto go in-depth into Software-Programmable Interconnection (SPI) in a Q&A session on Interconnection Priorities for Hybrid IT. Craig...


David Murphy • 1 minute read

Hybrid IT, Connectivity

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