DENVER, Feb. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pax8, the leading value-added cloud distributor, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Ryan Walsh, chief channel officer, and Nick Heddy, senior vice president of Sales and Marketing, to its prestigious list of 2018 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organization through channel partners.
“For two consecutive years, it has been an honor to receive this highly sought after recognition from CRN,” said Walsh. “It is our commitment at Pax8 to provide the enablement tools so MSPs can offer greater value to their customers through the power of cloud technology. From the education we provide to lower Customer Acquisition Cost, to the strategies around service delivery, Pax8 puts the success of our partner first. In 2018, we look forward to taking our value and innovations to new heights.”
“I am honored to be named a 2018 CRN Channel Chief,” said Heddy. “As 2017’s most awarded company in the IT channel, Pax8 is leading the way in cloud distribution. This recognition is another vote of confidence in Pax8 and the impact we are having in the IT channel, empowering MSPs to profitably grow with cloud.”
Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff on the basis of their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community, and strategies for driving future growth and innovation. Each of the 2018 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.
“The executives on CRN’s 2018 Channel Chiefs list stand out for their exceptional leadership, vision, and commitment to the channel,” said Robert Faletra, Executive Chairman at The Channel Company. “These individuals deserve special recognition for their development and support of robust partner programs, innovative business strategy and significant contribution to the overall health of a vigorously growing channel. We applaud each Channel Chief’s impressive record of accomplishments and look forward to their future successes.”
The 2018 CRN Channel Chiefs list, including the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs, is featured online at www.crn.com/channelchiefs and will appear in the February 2018 issue of CRN.
Pax8 is the leading value-added cloud distributor offering top cloud products and solutions to the IT channel. The company is driving the business transition to the cloud through its comprehensive enablement and technology. The Pax8 proprietary cloud marketplace provides efficient and intelligent cloud product configuration so solution providers and managed service providers (MSPs) can easily automate their processes and create customized bundled solutions for their customers. As the Cloud Wingman for the IT channel, Pax8 offers on-demand marketing, quote to cash support, sales assistance and training, provisioning automation, and subscription billing. Pax8 is well-engineered to sell, assemble, and deliver quality cloud solutions to its worldwide channel of solution providers and MSPs. For more information, please visit www.pax8.com.
About The Channel Company
The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. To learn more, please visit www.thechannelco.com.