Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> August 24, 2009

A Positive Outlook For Data Services – Colby Synesael – Kaufman Bros., L.p.

Colby Synesael is a Senior Analyst covering the telecom and data services, and communications equipment sectors for Kaufman Bros., L.P. Prior to joining the firm in February 2009, Mr. Synesael spent three years at Merriman Curhan Ford as an Equity Research Analyst and Senior Vice President, covering the telecom and data services industries. Prior to joining Merriman, Mr. Synesael worked at Thomas Weisel Partners, including three years as a Research Associate covering telecom services, and two years co-covering enterprise applications and communications equipment. Before joining Weisel, he was a member of one of the top sales offices at Allegiance Telecom. Mr. Synesael holds a B.S. from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh. Profile
TWST: How would you describe your overall outlook on the data hosting and data

center space? Why?

Mr. Synesael: I'm positive on the group. Out of the four subsectors I cover

within telecom