Cohesity Executive Recognized as 2017 CRN Channel Chief
Channel Program Vital in Guiding Customers Through Data Storage Complexities
Santa Clara, Calif. – Feb. 21, 2017 – Cohesity, the pioneer of hyperconverged secondary storage, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Joe Barnes, head of channels at Cohesity, to its prestigious list of 2017 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organizations through channel partners.
“Joe’s steadfast and visionary leadership for our channel program has been integral to Cohesity’s rapid growth,” said Cohesity CEO and Founder Mohit Aron. “This award further validates the incredible community that Joe has built with our reseller partners as we help enterprises around the globe consolidate and simplify their approach to secondary storage across the cloud and on-premises.”
“The executives on our 2017 Channel Chiefs list have distinguished themselves by building strong partner programs, developing and executing effective business strategy and helping to advance the channel as a whole,” said Bob Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “They represent an extraordinary group of individuals who lead by example and serve as both invaluable advocates and innovators of the IT channel. We applaud their achievements and look forward to their successes in the coming year.”
Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff on the basis of their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community and strategies for driving future growth and innovation. Each of the 2017 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.
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Cohesity consolidates secondary storage silos onto a hyperconverged, web-scale data platform that spans both private and public clouds. Enterprise customers begin by radically simplifying their data protection then converge file and object services, test/dev instances and analytic functions. Cohesity counts many Global 1000 companies among its rapidly growing customer base. CRN named Cohesity a Top 25 Disrupter and one of the 10 Coolest Hyperconverged Products of 2016. For more information, visit www.cohesity.com and follow @cohesity on Twitter.