Nimble Storage's Kristin Carnes Named to the 2014 CRN Women of the Channel and Power 100

Nimble Storage's Kristin Carnes Named to the 2014 CRN Women of the Channel and 
Power 100 
SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/23/14 --   Nimble Storage (NYSE:
NMBL), the flash storage solutions company, today announced that
Kristin Carnes, director of worldwide channel sales, has been named
to the 2014 CRN Women of the Channel, as well as the Power 100. The
Women of the Channel is an annual list highlighting 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. This is the
second consecutive year Carnes has been named to the Women of the
Channel. Each year an elite set of women are also named to CRN's
Power 100 listing, which selects honorees based on achievements over
the past year and how they've impacted the industry.  
Carnes has more than sixteen years of experience in the channel and
has been instrumental in expanding Nimble's distribution strategy
into new regions, such as Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia
and throughout EMEA. Under Kristin's direction, Nimble launched a
two-tier distribution model in North America, successfully
transitioning 100 percent of all resellers to purchase through
distribution. Additionally, Carnes led the effort to launch the
Nimble Sales Professional (NSP) program, a self-paced, online course
available to all resellers that is free-of-charge. To date, 1,200
individuals have been certified through the program. Carnes plans to
broaden Nimble's presence by expanding its distribution footprint in
EMEA and deepening existing relationships with valued alliance
partners, including Citrix, Oracle, CommVault, Microsoft, VMware, and
Cisco.  
"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." 
"It is an honor to be named amongst some of the most influential
women on CRN's Women of the Channel," said Carnes. "Over the past
year, our team has made a dedicated effort to focus on deeper
engagement and enablement of channel partners in the United States,
as well as channel recruitment internationally to enhance our level
of training and support. Our channel-centric model continues to be a
key driver of Nimble's growth, and as a result we now have more than
1,000 partners worldwide." 
The Women of the Channel list is featured in the June issue of CRN
magazine and online at www.crn.com. 
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About Nimble Storage
 Nimble Storage (NYSE: NMBL) is redefining the
storage market with its Adaptive Flash platform. Nimble's flash
storage solutions enable the consolidation of all workloads and
eliminate storage silos by providing enterprises with significant
improvements in application performance and storage capacity. At the
same time, Nimble delivers superior data protection, while
simplifying business operations and lowering costs. At the core of
the Adaptive Flash platform is the patented Cache Accelerated
Sequential Layout (CASL) architecture and InfoSight, an automated
cloud-based management and support system that maintains storage
system peak health. More than 3,000 enterprises, governments, and
service providers have deployed Nimble's flash storage solutions
across 37 countries. For more information about Nimble Storage, visit
www.nimblestorage.com and follow us on Twitter: @nimblestorage. 
Nimble Storage, the Nimble Storage logo, CASL, InfoSight, SmartStack
and NimbleConnect are trademarks or registered trademarks of Nimble
Storage. Other trade names or words used in this document are the
properties of their respective owners. 
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. 
Media Contact:
Alison Raymond 
Maria Brown
Matter Communications
978-499-9250
nimble@matternow.com  
Investor Relations Contact:
Edelita Tichepco
408-514-3379
IR@nimblestorage.com 
 
 
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