Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) June 02, 2014
Datto, one of the leading global vendors of award-winning hybrid cloud-based intelligent business continuity (IBC) and backup, disaster and recovery (BDR) solutions, today announced that Christine Gassman, Datto Partner Development Manager, and Samantha Ciaccia, Datto Channel Engagement Manager, have been named as 2014 CRN Women of the Channel. The annual list highlights the accomplishments of female executives within vendor, distribution, and solution provider organizations, and the impact they are having on the advancement of the IT channel industry as a whole.
“Datto is so proud to have both Christine and Samantha recognized by a leading voice in the Channel like CRN,” stated Rob Rae, Datto Vice President of Business Development. “The position of Women in the Channel and in information technology, as a whole, is quickly transforming and I’m thrilled to have two of the emerging leaders here at Datto moving the industry forward.”
Gassman, who joined Datto in 2013, successfully revamped, implemented and manages a new and comprehensive Datto Partner Plus program, a resource that focuses on business development and support of over 8,000 Datto Partners worldwide. Christine represents Datto at numerous industry tradeshows and events throughout the year, connecting with Partners face-to-face. Ms. Gassman is passionate about working with Partners to help them maximize their relationship with Datto, to help grow their businesses. She also manages the Datto Advisory Board.
In only two years, Ciaccia has quickly become a standout in Datto and in the Channel. She can be seen at most every tradeshow educating MSPs on proper positioning of their business continuity solutions and sharing how Datto’s technology leads the Channel. Samantha is an active community member and provides thought-leadership commentary on a myriad of topics including backup, business continuity, women in IT, managed services and more. Ms. Ciaccia is also directly responsible for the annual Datto Partner Conference.
“These female executives have risen in the ranks of their organizations and are leaving their indelible mark on the technology channel. We celebrate their many contributions and the varied ways in which they help solution providers grow and thrive every day,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “We congratulate the Women of the Channel, and look forward to their continued success.”
The Women of the Channel will be featured in the June issue of CRN magazine and online at http://www.crn.com.
Datto Inc. is the preferred provider of hybrid cloud-based backup, disaster recovery (BDR) and Business Continuity (IBC) solutions for the Channel. Datto provides best-in-class technology, including many proprietary, and 24/7/365 Tech Support to its 8,000 partners worldwide. Unique feature sets include instant local and off-site virtualization, Screenshot Backup Verification, Inverse Chain Technology, and End-to-End Encryption. Learn more at http://www.dattobackup.com.
About The Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at http://www.thechannelcompany.com.
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