Feb 26, 2013
NORWALK, CT, February 26, 2013 – Datto Inc., an award-winning provider of hardware based on- and off-site backup, disaster recovery (BDR) and intelligent business continuity (IBC) solutions, announced today that Shannon Kohn has been named as one of UBM Tech Channel’s CRN 2013 Channel Chiefs.
This prestigious list of the most influential and powerful leaders in the IT channel recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing and defending the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT industry.
Datto has been committed to the IT channel since 2009 and has experienced phenomenal annual growth of 300% each year in the space. In 2012, Datto earned a spot on the Inc. 500 list as the fastest growing private company in backup and security and was 38th overall in the U.S. with 5,554% revenue growth over a three-year span.
Kohn recently pioneered the launch of Datto’s Partner Alliance Program, a tiered benefit program for the Company’s Partner base of over 5,000 resellers. Specific benefits associated with each tier support Partners with extensive and customized marketing support and training opportunities. Also included in the new program is a comprehensive ‘Welcome Kit’ Partners can leverage for faster and smoother onboarding.
For over ten years, Channel Chiefs have been selected by the CRN editorial team based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue, and public support for the importance of IT Channel Sales.
“The 2013 Channel Chiefs list recognizes vendor executives dedicated to driving channel programs in the IT marketplace,” said Kelley Damore, Senior Vice President, Editorial Director, CRN. “Our annual Channel Chiefs issue is a must-read for IT solution providers evaluating new vendors or looking to expand solution offerings. These are the people, the products and the programs that any savvy solution provider needs to know. We congratulate this year’s Channel Chiefs for their stellar record of business innovation and applaud them for their continued dedication to the partner community.” Selected by CRN’s editorial staff, the 2013 Channel Chiefs list is featured in the 2/25/13 issue of CRN Magazine and will be featured online at www.crn.com.
About UBM Tech Channel UBM Tech Channel, a UBM company, is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, UBM Tech Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. To learn more about UBM Tech Channel, visit us at: www.ubmchannel.com.
About Datto Inc. Datto Inc. is an award-winning vendor of backup, disaster recovery (BDR) and intelligent business continuity (IBC) solutions, providing best-in-class technology and support to its 5,000+ channel Partners throughout North America and Europe. Datto is the only hybrid-cloud BDR/IBC vendor that provides instant on- and off-site virtualization of servers and workstations, achieved through its Inverse Chain Technology™. The Datto product line addresses the specific needs of small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and serves a wide range of vertical markets including: healthcare, financial, education, banking, legal, manufacturing, retail, and municipal.
To learn more about Datto, visit www.datto.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and our Blog.
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