Katie Nielsen of STORServer, Inc. Recognized as One of CRN’s 2016 Women of the Channel

2016-CRN-Women-Channel-KatieColorado Springs, Colo. July 19, 2016 – STORServer, Inc., a leading provider of proven data backup solutions, announced today that Katie Nielsen, senior channel manager, has been named to the prestigious 2016 Women of the Channel list by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company. The women executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel. They represent vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. Each is recognized for her outstanding leadership,
vision and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation.

CRN editors select the Women of the Channel honorees on the basis of their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel.

With over two decades of experience in the channel, Nielsen has spent the past 14 years with STORServer, currently serving as a senior channel manager. Her accomplishments include managing an ever-expanding territory, opening opportunities for additional revenue generation, strengthening ties with STORServer’s business partners and positioning new products to customers and resellers. Nielsen is tenacious in her efforts to provide the best built-to-order solution to meet the needs of each customer.

“Katie has played a significant role in STORServer’s success by building stronger relationships with our business partners, continuing growth and increasing market share of our products,” said Bill Smoldt, president and CEO of STORServer. “She is dedicated to helping our customers and partners achieve their business goals, and we’re thrilled to see her receive this industry recognition.”

“These executives have made a lasting mark on our industry—growing and elevating partner programs, leading transitions to new business models and introducing cutting-edge go-to-market strategies, among other remarkable achievements,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “We congratulate all the 2016 Women of the Channel and celebrate their singular contributions to the advancement of the channel ecosystem.”

The 2016 Women of the Channel list was featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and is online at www.CRN.com/wotc2016.

About STORServer, Inc.
STORServer, Inc., is a leading provider of data protection solutions and offers the only enterprise data backup appliance that is built to order. Each backup appliance solution is tailored to the customer’s unique environments to simplify management of complex backup, archive and disaster recovery needs. STORServer’s appliances feature enterprise class data backup, archive and disaster recovery software, hardware, services and support. STORServer is proud to now offer IBM SoftLayer containers and DRaaS in SoftLayer virtual machines. Companies of all sizes trust in STORServer’s proven appliances to solve their most complex data protection problems.

About the Channel Company
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The Channel Company
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