Nimble Storage Executive Kristin Carnes Recognized as One of CRN's 2014 Channel
SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/24/14 -- Nimble Storage (NYSE:
NMBL), a leading provider of flash-optimized hybrid storage
solutions, announced today that Kristin Carnes was named one of CRN's
2014 Channel Chiefs. CRN's Channel Chiefs is a prestigious list of
the most powerful leaders in the IT channel. The list recognizes
those directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth
within their organization, while evangelizing the importance of the
channel throughout the entire IT Industry.
CRN 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.
Having more than 15 years experience leading worldwide channel sales,
Carnes has been a key contributor to the growth of Nimble Storage's
channel program. In the past calendar year, Carnes has played an
integral role in adding nearly 400 partners to Nimble Storage's
ecosystem. Nimble Storage's partner community has grown significantly
not only in the U.S., but internationally as well expanding
partnerships in countries such as France, Ireland, Singapore, the
Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand as well as continued
growth in Australia and New Zealand. To date, Nimble Storage has deep
relationships with more than 900 partners worldwide.
"We are pleased to highlight the many executives throughout the
industry who work tirelessly to advance the standing of the channel
community within their organizations. The CRN Channel Chief honorees
lead, inspire and engage peers and serve as valuable advocates to
help ensure the health and longevity of the channel within the IT
industry. We applaud their efforts and look forward to their
continued success," said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company.
"Our channel partners are, and will continue to be, very important to
the success of Nimble Storage. For that reason, we've integrated new
and innovative initiatives to the channel program which were well
received by partners," said Carnes. "We've enabled our partners to
efficiently promote, configure and transact Nimble products and
solutions through the growth of our Partner Relationship Management
(PRM) portal, as well as inviting partners to hosted events that
educate partners on the specifics of our products. Our approaches
have helped us transition from a more traditional model and has
allowed our program to nearly double in numbers."
The 2014 Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February/March issue
of CRN, and online at www.CRN.com.
Nimble Storage Resources
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About Nimble Storage
Nimble Storage believes enterprises should not
have to compromise on performance, capacity, ease of use, or price.
Nimble has developed a hybrid storage architecture engineered from
the ground up to seamlessly integrate flash and high-capacity drives.
Our customers enjoy fast application performance, enhanced backup and
disaster recovery, and stress-free operations -- all while lowering
their TCO. Nimble Storage solutions are available through a global
network of world-class channel partners. For more information, visit
www.nimblestorage.com and follow us on Twitter: @nimblestorage.
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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 www.thechannelcompany.com.
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