November 6, 2008

Global Net Access Adds Chip Lawson As New Director of Operations

ATLANTA, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Net Access, LLC ( is pleased to announce the appointment of B. E. (Chip) Lawson, III to the position of Director of Operations, Global Net Access, LLC and Colo Facilities Atlanta, LLC. In this new position, Chip will be responsible for all the activities of the Technical Department and Staff as well as the overall operation of AtlantaNAP. All technical, operational and maintenance staff will report directly to Chip.

Chip joins us after 21 years with Emory University in Atlanta, GA. He has worked in the Computer Operations area of the University as well as being a Systems Analyst, Lead Storage Engineer and most recently the Technical Lead, Storage and Operations for the Information Technology Department. In his latest position, he was responsible for the Data Center infrastructure and information storage, as well as managing the three data centers of the University.

"We are aggressively recruiting individuals with the type of experience and knowledge that Chip brings to the GNAX team," says President Jeff Hinkle. The addition of Chip will bring the company to the next level on customer service, product offerings and data center management. His storage management expertise will play a key role in the managed services offering that GNAX will be rolling out under his supervision. The Dedicated Server and Colocation industries continue to grow at a rapid pace and Chip will be an integral part of keeping Global Net Access as a key player.

Chip is a graduate of LaGrange College with a degree in Computer Science and a minor in Business Administration. He has been very active in continuing education in data storage and IT operations. He is a long time resident of the Atlanta area and is married with 2 children.

About the company: Since 1994, Global Net Access has been in the Internet business providing exceptional services and support to customers both domestic and international. GNAX and its subsidiaries are worldwide leaders in the dedicated server, high performance network IP transit, disaster recovery colocation and online backup business. It primarily operates out of its sister company AtlantaNAP ( which owns and operates a state of the art data center centrally located in the historic West End area of Atlanta. For more information please visit or call 404-230-9150.

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