Information Archiving Executive Rory Welch of ArcMail Named to CRN Magazine Channel Chiefs List

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Partner Dedication and Innovative Initiatives Lead to Selection of ArcMail CEO to Elite List of IT Channel Influencers.

Demonstrating its enterprise information archiving market leadership, ArcMail Technology, Inc. ( today announced that CEO Rory Welch has been named a Channel Chief by CRN Magazine, a leading IT channel publication. This is the second consecutive year that Welch was appointed to the elite Channel Chiefs list.

For the past nine years, Channel Chiefs have been chosen by the CRN editorial team based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue and public support for the importance of IT channel sales.

ArcMail’s 100 percent channel focus and innovative strategic partner initiatives in 2011 were driving factors behind Welch’s selection. Throughout the year, he and his team worked to fuel greater depth and experience across the ArcMail partner base, helping resellers excel in key vertical markets, such as government and education, where growing demand for cost-effective information archiving exists. In addition, Welch served as an industry thought leader and worked diligently toward helping ArcMail’s resellers address and understand customers’ email compliance, data protection and rapid-fire information retrieval needs.

“It is a tremendous honor to receive this recognition once again from CRN,” said Welch. “In 2011, we strove to help our VARs achieve greater success and profitability by first and foremost providing them with the best and most innovative information archiving solutions available. We also sought to ensure they had access to the most advanced product knowledge and training, and to a greater array of sales and marketing resources to enhance their effectiveness in the field.”

Selected by CRN's editorial staff, the 2012 Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February issue of CRN Magazine and is available online at Rory Welch’s Channel Chiefs listing can be found online at

“The 2012 Channel Chiefs list recognizes vendor executives dedicated to driving channel programs in the IT marketplace,” says Kelley Damore, VP, editorial director, UBM Channel. “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.”

Innovation and Leadership Drive ArcMail Partners’ Success

Whether through its IT channel strategies or its growing product lineup, ArcMail continues to look for cost-effective and innovative ways to address customers’ compliance and information archiving needs. In 2011, the company launched a series of game-changing products including an archiving appliance for™ Chatter™, the real-time enterprise collaboration platform; ArcMail Guardian, an email archiving solution for Google Apps™ email; and ArcMail for Instant Messaging, a new IM archiving appliance that works with all the most popular IM platforms including Yahoo! ®, AOL Instant Messenger® (AIM) and MSN®.

In November 2011, the company introduced the ArcMail Defender Cloud Storage Gateway, a new breed of gateway technology that enables businesses to designate the files they want securely at breakneck speeds, while also taking advantage of the datacenter cost savings that cloud storage allows.

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About ArcMail Technology

ArcMail is a world-class trusted provider of scalable solutions that address multiple business issues through best-in-class archiving technologies and services. For more information, visit or call 318-841-1151.

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