StorMagic’s Brian Grainger Recognized as 2022 CRN Channel Chief for Second Consecutive Year

Company Grew OEM Revenue by 100 Percent and Added 25 Percent More Video Surveillance Partners in Twelve Months

BRISTOL, England –7 February, 2021 – StorMagic®, simplifying storage and security from the edge to the core, announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Brian Grainger, president of StorMagic Inc. and chief revenue officer, to its 2022 Channel Chiefs list. CRN’s annual Channel Chiefs project identifies top IT channel vendor executives who continually demonstrate expertise, influence, and innovation in channel leadership.

A panel of CRN editors selected the honorees for their channel dedication, industry stature, and accomplishments as channel advocates. The 2022 Channel Chiefs are influential leaders who continue to shape the IT channel with innovative strategies, programs, and partnerships.

“I am honored to be named in the 2022 CRN Channel Chief list,” said Brian Grainger, president of StorMagic Inc. and CRO. “StorMagic will continue to grow its channel program into new markets such as video surveillance and consolidate our presence in key geographical territories. In 2022, we will introduce new product developments and features that will continue to be delivered exclusively through StorMagic’s thriving channel partner community.”

Brian Grainger joined StorMagic in 2019 and leads its global sales force as CRO. With 25 years of experience in the data storage industry, Brian leads StorMagic’s global sales expansion and advises the board on overall corporate strategy. Under Grainger’s direction, the company has a 100 percent channel sales strategy and has experienced tremendous growth in both revenue and the number of new channel partners in the last twelve months.

“CRN’s 2022 Channel Chiefs recognition is given exclusively to the foremost channel executives who consistently design, promote, and execute effective partner programs and strategies,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “We’re thrilled to recognize the tireless work and unwavering commitment these honorees put into fostering outstanding business innovation and building strong partner programs to drive channel engagement and success.”


About StorMagic
StorMagic is making the complex simple for edge computing environments and leading the industry in bringing the edge to the core. Our storage and security products are flexible, robust, easy to use 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 an encryption key manager for edge, datacenter and cloud. ARQvault is the first active intelligent repository and gathers data anywhere, stores it forever, and finds it fast. StorMagic customers around the world have deployed our solutions in thousands of sites to store, protect and use edge data and significantly lower costs. Visit

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