Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, Switch is built on the intelligent and sustainable growth of the Internet. Its Founder and CEO, Rob Roy, developed more than 260 patent and patent-pending claims covering data center designs that manifested into their world-renowned data centers and their technology solution ecosystems.
Switch is a technology infrastructure ecosystem corporation whose core business is the design, construction and operation of the most advanced data centers, which are the foundations of the most powerful technology ecosystems on the planet.
We believe that the future progress of humanity depends on the sustainable growth of the Internet. As more people, businesses, governments and devices come online, the need for data centers increases, as does the growing need to power those data centers with renewable energy.
At Switch, every team member is driven to produce real results for our clients – technologically and financially. Our data center ecosystem empowers our clients with virtually unlimited options for innovation, economies of scale, risk mitigation, sustainability and investment protection.
Designed by Rob Roy, Switch’s data centers have raised the industry standards for data center design, construction and operations to a level of Tier 5 Platinum or Tier “Elite”. Switch is the recognized world leader in data center design, development and mission-critical operations.
The Switch Executive team is comprised of passionate, dedicated industry experts, bringing years of experience to a leading technology infrastructure company. Since its founding, Switch has embraced a culture of diversity and equality, and is the only company in the technology industry where women represent more than half of its senior leadership team.
Switch’s founder and CEO, Rob Roy, cultivates a unique client-oriented culture at every level of the company. The team’s motivation and drive to produce the absolute best results for our clients manifests in unparalleled client value and the industry’s best customer service.
Switch executives possess world-class knowledge and expertise across a variety of disciplines. Our thought leaders share our experience around the globe, bringing the future of technology to the present.
Meeting the Needs of the Enterprise Data Center Community
Missy Young, Switch's EVP of Corporate Development, led the executive sales team to present on behalf of Switch at the DCD Enterprise event held at the Marriott Marquee NYC in Times Square.
Executives from Cargill Inc., Hilton Hotels and Resorts and Wells Fargo and Co. recently joined a growing list of 49 energy professionals confirmed to attend the Smart Energy Decisions Innovation Summit.
Energy Savings Coalition
Adam will be discussing the Energy Savings Coalition. ESC's mission is to increase the implementation in Nevada of energy efficiency and building upgrades through energy savings performance contracting.
The Internet of Things is coming. Are you ready?
Technology is playing a greater and greater role in our lives, so when is going to make our lives great? Adam Kramer is an expert where communications and technology converge and will bring us perspective on how increasing connectivity will change our lives and how we do business; specifically how the Internet of Things is playing a role in this evolution.
Trending Green: Understanding Corporate Renewable Procurement in the Midwest
This was a presentation on Switch as a technology leader in Nevada and throughout the data center industry. The presentation focused on the uniqueness of Switch and how it is a staunch advocate for sustainability within data center operations and beyond. The importance economic development and driving the new innovation economy forward was shared at the networking event designed for entrepreneurs seeking to launch a new venture and business owners who want to grow their business.
Switch Founder and CEO Rob Roy believes in building better communities and improving local economies through technology, education and economic diversification. By leveraging Switch’s data centers as platforms for economic development, the company fulfills its mission to positively impact their campus location communities and the world at large. This philosophy of economic development through technology carries into our global SUPERNAP International partnership.
Rob Roy’s Innevation Centers are Switch’s collaborative business hubs offering co-working and community event venues designed to help drive local economies forward.
As one of the most successful technology entrepreneurs in Nevada’s history, Rob Roy created The Innevation Centers as a result of his passion for transforming the local communities and economies through technology. He is “paying forward” the success of Switch by helping to empower the next generation of economic leaders. Emerging tech companies, global powerhouse brands, economic developers, educators, students, artists, community stakeholders and universities all collaborate to create new economic realities for their communities.
Since its founding, Switch has been driven to build the most efficient data centers that can respond to the most advanced requirements from high transaction workloads through to high-performance computing.
The Switch Green sustainability initiatives represents the company’s commitment to running all of its North American data centers on 100% renewable energy. This initiative complements Switch’s innovations in design, power, cooling and density.
The efficient, cost-effective and ecologically-sound use of power is now available. Switch’s clients can support the sound use of resources today.
“Our experience at the SUPERNAP was extremely successful, from start to finish. The Switch team was incredibly responsive to anything we needed and we were impressed with the staff as they were informed, responsive and friendly. Not only is the facility itself extremely impressive, but the on site staff is second to none. We are enamored to be a part of the Switch community and look forward to a longstanding partnership.”
– Creative Artist Agency, 8 cabinets
“A big thank you to Switch and the staff that helped our team accomplish the server relocation. The Switch staff has been exceptionally helpful and professional throughout the process. The SUPERNAP site is everything we hoped for in terms of facilities and services. Everyone at SCAG can sleep a little better at night knowing the equipment is in the SUPERNAP.”
– SCAG, 10 cabinets
“SUPERNAP buying power”
“Our end-to-end experience with Switch has been excellent. We have enjoyed the cost savings and convenience utilizing the SUPERNAP buying power for our telecom infrastructure services.”
– Myspace, 200 cabinets
“The SUPERNAP operation and facility is the best I have ever seen, and I have been in a fair number of data center facilities. You made the decision to engage with your organization a very easy one.”
– Qualcomm, 40 cabinets
Press Release – January 9, 2017
Switch is the first multi-tenant data center provider in the world to receive all A’s in the six-year history of Greenpeace’s Clicking Clean report.
The grades published in the 2017 report reflect Switch’s use of 100 percent renewable energy for all of its data centers, the company’s commitment to 100 percent renewable energy for all operations, its renewable energy advocacy, its green house gas emission transparency, and its industry leading energy-efficient data center design.
Rob Roy – November 17, 2016
One truth in today’s world is that technology and innovation wait for no one. We are all witnesses to technological advances that touch every single aspect of our lives, occurring at such a fast pace that it is often hard to truly comprehend. One constant in tech is that change will continue to happen faster and faster. Our state has a choice to be ahead of this change—anticipating it, molding it, creating policy to support it, or find ourselves left behind.
WOOD TV – September 16, 2016
An interactive, new ArtPrize Eight attraction aimed at helping kids start thinking about their future careers opens Saturday.
Many people have heard of STEM education which focuses on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). But, ArtPrize Eight officials are supporting the efforts of a number of schools nationwide to promote STEAM education, which adds in the arts.
Note to Recruiters and Third Party Placement Agencies: Switch will not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any Switch employee. Switch will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Any unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of Switch and will be processed accordingly.
Can you support a fast-paced, ever-changing and purely exciting environment? The Administrative departments are calling on your organized, collaborative professional expertise. The Admin Teams: Human Resources, Legal, Data Center Services and Purchasing are driven specialists that are compelled to contribute to the continued excellence of Switch. We are seeking experienced candidates that possess high ethical standards with core competencies committed to delivering superior service to our clients and team members.
Are you that creative one that can own mission-critical timelines with design-forward brilliance...and dig it? The Branding department is responsible for driving the Switch brand globally. Branding encompasses all corporate identity, design and communications. Role opportunities include art direction, graphic design, product development, 3-D, photo/video production, interior design and web development. In addition, this team owns the corporate strategy, government affairs, public relations and social media. Wait there’s more. Branding leads Switch’s sustainability efforts and manages the corporate philanthropy vision as defined by CEO Rob Roy. We value diverse individuals and original thinkers who have high integrity, enjoy a collaborative work environment and continuously strive for excellence. Apply if you are fast, funny and brilliant.
Can you build on our successes? The Construction department is responsible for planning, building, developing and implementing data center design improvements and advances in equipment, systems and processes to maintain the most advanced data center ecosystem in the world. Our team of professionals works closely with the Critical Infrastructure Operations team to manage the overall health of all Switch facilities and their critical power, cooling and monitoring systems. Qualified, industrious applicants are encouraged to apply.
Is it important to you that you are best in the world at what you do? If you are driven by excellence and you are qualified, the Critical Systems team (which is the best in the world) may be the place you can excel. The Critical Systems team is responsible for the monitoring, maintenance and repair of the HVAC and electrical infrastructure. We only bring on experienced technicians and apprentices who possess formal technical training in HVAC, electronics or electricity. Qualified candidates must be extremely detail-oriented with excellent verbal and electronic communication skills along with a passion and aptitude for learning the latest in engineering technology every day.
Do you thrive in an environment that is project-based and allows you to use conceptual, creative and meticulous detail skills all in one day? Facility Operations will give you all kinds of challenges that will definitely allow you to celebrate in your solutions. Facility Operations is responsible for the appearance and maintenance of all properties and client infrastructure installation. As you can imagine, this is very important in the Switch data centers. We need very talented individuals with excellent mechanical aptitude and can also listen to the goal details, communicate options effectively and enjoy working with a diverse team. New team members will need to have excellent knowledge and use of hand tools and a skilled trade background. Trades could include carpentry, machinery, automotive, fabrication, painting, plumbing, etc. If that is you, join us and enjoy building upon greatness.
Can you communicate succinctly and passionately in the realm of finance and accounting excellence? Our Finance & Accounting team is responsible for safeguarding and growing our precious Switch assets. You will develop and maintain policies, procedures and ensure audit compliance. We are seeking experienced candidates that possess integrity and a core competency in accurate financial reporting. If you are a team player, hold highly ethical accounting standards and display a passion for your career, we welcome you to apply.
Do you just love event management, karmic collaboration and passionate match-making for businesses? This is your spot. The Innevation Center in Las Vegas is a 65,000-square-foot collaborative work and event space. The Innevation Center located in Reno is 40,000 square feet and just getting started. What is an Innevation center? It is Switch founder and CEO Rob Roy’s philanthropic approach to drive the new Innevation economy in the communities we do business by empowering large scale companies, startups, educators, and community stakeholders to leverage Switch’s thought leadership and the unique technology infrastructure provided by Switch to drive economic diversification in Nevada. Currently the centers are home to more than 70 co-locating companies. These event spaces literally entertain thousands at events every year. We are looking for self-motivated, resourceful and adaptable individuals, who possess excellent customer service skills. Apply and help support Nevada’s economy.
Are you extremely interested by the idea of driving the network for the Internet of Everything? If so, the Network Operations could be your team. They provide reliable, secure, high-availability network infrastructure and services to support and advance our internal teams as well as our global clients. We are successful due to meticulous planning, proactive 24/7/365 monitoring and outstanding customer service. There are several teams to choose from within Network Operations which is responsible for the entire network infrastructure and its interconnections. Regardless of what team your talents align with, all team members must be able to deliver superior customer service and possess excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills. If you see yourself playing in one these extremely important roles, contact us for more information.
What if you were part of a world-class technology team that could literally solve every challenge a potential client could come present to you? Our sales team members are brilliant and possess the skills of SUPER heroes. This stellar sales team is responsible for representing Switch and sharing its mind-bending services to potential clients from around the world. As you can imagine, we look for brilliant communicators who have technology sales experience, and compelling public speaking skills. They must have the tuned ability to listen to clients, deliver solutions and opportunities, and truly care about the client experience for years and years after the installation date. Based on our constant innovations, we get to update our clients’ benefits regularly. If you know your stuff, and love to make a difference, call us today.
What if your job was protecting the physical infrastructure of the internet for Switch and the planet’s most incredible companies? Security is responsible for protection of facility, infrastructure and personnel of the Switch in compliance with intense security standards of the incredible industries that call Switch their data center. Security is one of our most important departments, so we need extremely talented individuals with the utmost integrity and respect for our industry. We need committed candidates who have prior military and/or law enforcement experience, are computer fluent and possess exceptional customer service skills. Candidates with security systems installation or operational safety supervision experience are also of interest to our growing team. If this sounds exciting and wonderfully intense, please contact us.
Do you thrive in an atmosphere of entertainment, program development, thought leadership and the sharing of greatness? Switch University is responsible for supporting the vision of Switch in its commitment to setting the superior standards of mission critical operations and industry excellence. Switch University conducts compliance training and provides ongoing professional development opportunities for our employees. This team is literally developing programs and curriculum for Tier 1 universities. This is an extremely important driver of workforce development in the communities we serve. We are looking for training and development specialists with excellent, polished presentation skills and the ability to manage multiple projects with agility, accuracy and innovation. The future depends on you.