Holland Barry

Senior Vice President and Field CTO, Cyxtera

Holland Barry is a technology executive with over two decades of experience in a variety of technology-focused roles. His expertise spans the spectrum of traditional IT infrastructure, public + private cloud, automation, and network + cloud security. Holland has worked with public and private sector companies, across all major verticals.

Holland is currently focused on Cyxtera’s technology alliances, enterprise bare-metal compute platform, and AI/ML/DL.

Prior to Cyxtera, Holland was the CTO of Catbird Networks and an Enterprise Technologist at Dell.

Holland currently resides in Santa Cruz, CA with his wife and two children.

Past Articles

Data Centers

Trend Forecast 2021: Artificial Intelligence Applied

AI means the possibilities are endless even if campus data centers are not The idea of Artificial Intelligence (AI) dates back almost as far as modern man. Greek mythology incorporated the idea of an automated...


Holland Barry • 4 minute read

AI/ML, Enterprise Bare Metal

Data Centers

Moving AI Out of the Shadows Means No More Model Debt

If you’ve spent any time in IT, you’ve heard the term “shadow” applied to instances where employees have gone rogue and are utilizing systems and software that they (or their department) have purchased without...


Holland Barry and Tony Paikeday • 7 minute read

AI/ML, Enterprise Bare Metal

Business

We’re Joining the Fight Against COVID-19

The global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has brought together many organizations to leverage their capabilities to help combat the disease. That’s the idea behind Folding@home, a distributed computing project used...


Holland Barry • 2 minute read

AI/ML, Enterprise Bare Metal

Data Centers

The False Dichotomy of Public Cloud vs. On-premises

The move to cloud vs on-premises is a false dichotomy. There is another choice – the on-demand data center.Cloud-first policies are being put in place by enterprises everywhere eager to migrate out of on-premises data...


Holland Barry • 2 minute read

Hybrid IT, Colocation