Datto’s Rob Rae honored with 2015 Circle of Excellence Award

Mar 19, 2015

Channel Partners magazine, a resource for indirect sales channels offering IT and telecom systems and services, is pleased to announce that Rob Rae, Datto...


Channel Partners magazine, a resource for indirect sales channels offering IT and telecom systems and services, is pleased to announce that Rob Rae, Datto Vice President of Business Development has been selected as a winner of the 2015 Circle of Excellence Awards.

Circle of Excellence winners were honored during an awards ceremony on March 17 at the Spring 2015 Channel Partners Conference & Expo in Las Vegas. These winners will be featured throughout the rest of 2015 on a special Channel Partners Immersion Center at www.channelpartnersonline.com/circle. “Circle of Excellence honors executives for their vision, innovation and advocacy of the indirect channel during a time of transition,” said Art Wittmann, content director of Channel Partners. “This program recognizes IT and telecom channel leaders who are helping their partners create business value for their customers.”

As a 25-year IT veteran, Rae is one the Channel’s leading voices in assisting MSPs and VARs build their individual businesses through education, one-on-one meetings and offering beneficial tools and content. During his time at Datto, he has spearheaded the relaunch of the Datto Partner Plus Program and manages the annual Datto Partner Conference. In addition, Rae has seen the Datto Partner ranks nearly triple since joining the company in 2013. With 8,000 Partners and 5 million customers worldwide, his relentless work on the IT event circuit is a testament to his passion for the industry. He can be seen at most Channel events sharing how the importance for Total Data Protection solutions that deliver the best option for eliminating downtime as well as recurring revenue opportunities for businesses.

“It’s truly a honor to be recognized for my commitment to the Channel and to also represent Datto,” said Rae.  “I take great pride in evangelizing and advocating to MSPs and IT business owners the need for business continuity as well as helping them build their businesses. Thank you to Channel Partners Magazine for this distinction and I look forward to educating more and sharing the benefits of Datto in the future.” Channel Partners editors selected Circle of Excellence winners from applications submitted through January 15, 2015 detailing the candidate’s leadership in the industry, the channel or their company and highlighting their advocacy for channel support/resources within their own company.

About Datto:

Datto protects essential business data for tens of thousands of the world’s fastest growing companies. Our Total Data Protection platform delivers uninterrupted access to data on site, in transit and in the cloud. Through Datto’s network of partners, we provide companies with products and services designed to continually keep business running. Businesses rely on Datto for industry leading technology combined with unrivaled customer service. Datto is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut, and has offices in Rochester, Boston, Toronto, London, Singapore, and Sydney.