CRN Names Datto a 20 Coolest Cloud Storage Vendor of The 2019 Cloud 100

February 12, 2019

Company Leaders Rae, Tippett and Chapin Recognized as 2019 Channel Chiefs by CRN

Norwalk, Conn. – February 12, 2019 – Datto, Inc., the leading provider of IT solutions delivered through Managed Service Providers (MSPs), today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Datto, Inc. to its 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Companies of 2019 list.

The 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Vendors are selected based on a company’s innovation and creativity in product development, quality of services and partner programs, and their demonstrated ability to help customers benefit from the ease of use, flexibility, scalability, and budgetary savings that cloud computing offers.

Datto was named one of the 20 Coolest Cloud Storage Vendors for its seamless unification of Datto appliances with the resources of Datto’s hybrid cloud, providing one of the most available, cost-effective, and capable business continuity platforms available to MSPs. The company’s leading cloud-to-cloud data protection platform protects Office 365 and Google Drive data and restores lost or corrupted objects in seconds through an intuitive admin interface.

In addition to recognizing Datto’s performance in the cloud, CRN has also named three company leaders to its prestigious list of 2019 Channel Chiefs; John Tippett, vice president of Datto Networking; Caroline Chapin, director of partner marketing; and Rob Rae, vice president of business development who was also named a 50 Most Influential Channel Chief for 2019.

“Working in the channel and providing MSPs with the resources they need to grow is why we come to work every day at Datto, so to be recognized by CRN for our efforts is a huge honor for us,” stated Rob Rae, vice president of business development and five-time recipient of CRN’s Channel Chief award. “To have also been named to CRN’s Coolest Cloud Computing Companies of 2019 is something we’re immensely proud of as the cloud industry continues to grow at a rapid pace.”

About Datto
As the world’s leading provider of IT solutions delivered by Managed Service Providers (MSPs), Datto believes there is no limit to what small and medium businesses can achieve with the right technology. Datto offers business continuity and disaster recovery, networking, business management, and file backup and sync solutions, and has created a one-of-a-kind ecosystem of partners that provide Datto solutions to half a million businesses across more than 130 countries. Since its founding in 2007, Datto has earned hundreds of awards for its rapid growth, product excellence, superior technical support, and for fostering an outstanding workplace. With global headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut, Datto has international offices in the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Canada, Australia, China, and Singapore. Learn more at

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