BRISTOL, England – 8 February, 2021 – StorMagic®, simplifying storage and security from the edge to the core, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Brian Grainger, StorMagic’s chief revenue officer and member of the board of directors, to its 2021 list of Channel Chiefs. The prestigious CRN® Channel Chiefs list, released annually, recognizes leading IT channel vendor executives who continually demonstrate outstanding leadership, influence, innovation and growth.
During his 30 year tenure in IT, Grainger has led many global sales teams in organizations with a large channel presence. He is StorMagic’s worldwide Channel Chief, and 100 percent of company revenue is channel driven. StorMagic was named in CRN’s Partner Program Guide in 2019 and 2020, and received a 5-Star rating both years. 2021 nominees, including StorMagic, are currently being evaluated.
“The StorMagic Channel Program was designed with the channel in mind; we help our partners open new revenue streams and attack new opportunities with storage and security software specifically designed for edge computing environments that enable them to drive significant incremental revenue with generous margins,” said Brian Grainger. “In 2021 StorMagic will continue its channel program momentum by delivering even more innovative, differentiated products. By further expanding our product lines, we will provide more opportunities for our partners to target environments at the edge, in small datacenters and in the cloud.”
The 2021 Channel Chiefs are prominent leaders who have influenced the IT channel with cutting-edge strategies, programs and partnerships. All honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff based on their dedication, industry prestige, and exceptional accomplishments as channel advocates.
“CRN’s 2021 Channel Chiefs list includes the industry’s biggest channel evangelists, a group of individuals who work tirelessly on behalf of their partners and drive growth through the development of strong partner programs and innovative business strategies that help bring business-critical solutions to market,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “The Channel Company is proud to recognize these channel influencers and looks forward to following their continued success.”
CRN’s 2021 Channel Chiefs list will be featured in the February 2021 issue of CRN® Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/ChannelChiefs.
StorMagic is making the complex simple for edge computing environments, and we’re leading the industry in bringing the edge to the core, in the datacenter and cloud. Our storage and security products are simple, lightweight and cost-effective without sacrificing enterprise-class features for organizations with one to thousands of sites. SvSAN is a highly available two-node virtual SAN designed for hyperconverged edge and small datacenter sites. SvKMS is a flexible and robust encryption key manager for edge, datacenter and cloud. More than 1,300 customers worldwide have chosen StorMagic to lower costs, ensure data security and uptime and simplify operations. For additional information, visit www.stormagic.com.
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