PALO ALTO, CA, Feb 25, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Geminare announced today that its President and CEO, Joshua Geist
has been named one of UBM Tech Channel's CRN 2013 Channel Chiefs. As
a key innovator and recognized leader within the rapidly expanding
Recovery as a Service (RaaS) market, Geist joins a prestigious list
of the most influential and powerful leaders recognized by the IT
channel for their direct contribution in driving channel sales and
growth within their organization and evangelizing and defending the
importance of the channel throughout the entire IT Industry.
Geminare, the leader in cloud enablement for RaaS providers, has
since its inception, directed its go-to-market model exclusively
through channel partners. This commitment has resulted in industry
accolades, multiple awards and recognition as one of the most
significant enablers of RaaS capabilities on a global scale.
Geminare's Cloud-enablement technology is available through one of
the largest international channel partner ecosystems throughout North
America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific. Partners are able to
leverage their existing customer base and cloud infrastructure (IaaS)
to deliver new, highly desirable and revenue generating Cloud-based
recovery services while simultaneously enabling ISV partners to
transition their existing on-premises products to Cloud-based
offerings by taking advantage of the patented Geminare CORE Platform.
Geminare's mature partner program and award winning technology have
been the cornerstone of many of the worlds largest RaaS Cloud
Practices within the Telco, Cloud Service Provider, MSP and VAR
ecosystem and counts among its selective partners NTT Communications,
Microsoft, CenturyLink, CA Technologies, Iron Mountain and many other
leading Cloud Providers and innovators.
For over ten years, Channel Chiefs were 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. Joshua Geist will be speaking about Geminare's
Recovery as a Service ecosystem at the AGC Conference in San
Francisco on Tuesday February 26, 2013.
Geminare enables Cloud Service Providers and ISVs to
transition their products into cloud-based offerings. Geminare's
award-winning, patented Cloud CORE Platform, a proven, mature,
multi-tiered service delivery vehicle that is the foundation of
Geminare's entire Recovery as a Service (RaaS) data protection suite,
has allowed leading and innovative companies such as Microsoft, NTT
America, Columbus Networks, CA Technologies, OpSource, Arrow, Iron
Mountain, CenturyLink, HOSTING, Bell, Allstream, Ingram Micro,
SoftChoice, Long View Systems and many others, to enter the RaaS
market with their own suite of data protection cloud offerings.
Geminare is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, with additional
operations in Toronto, Canada.
About UBM Tech Channel
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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
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SOURCE: Geminare Incorporated