INDIANAPOLIS - February 5, 2024 - Scale Computing, a market leader in edge computing, virtualization, and hyperconverged solutions, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Scott Mann, global channel chief and vice president of sales, to its 2024 list of 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs. The list is an elite subset of the prestigious 2024 CRN Channel Chiefs list, which recognizes the IT vendor and distribution executives who are driving strategy and setting the channel agenda for their companies.
The company also recently announced the second annual Scale Computing Platform Summit (Platform//2024) event, April 16-18, 2024 at Resorts World in Las Vegas. The event is open to all Scale Computing customers, partners, and technology alliances.
The esteemed 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs list spotlights individuals who have achieved remarkable professional and channel accomplishments. Their exceptional leadership and influence plays a significant role in shaping the future of the IT community, fostering innovation, and supporting the success of solution providers.
Mann has been named a Channel Chief for six consecutive years for his leadership within the Scale Computing Partner Community. In 2023, he continued to grow Scale Computing’s channel team and spearheaded the company’s growth initiatives across all international markets, while overseeing the global channel. Over the past year, Scale Computing achieved growth in revenue from both existing and net new business and expanded key global partnerships. Recently the company also announced a new partner promotion for customers look to migrate from VMware to Scale Computing Platform, receiving a 25% discount on Scale Computing software and services, as well as free migration tool access, complimentary Scale Computing Advanced Training Certification, and a free registration pass to the upcoming Scale Computing customer and partner event, Platform//2024. Additionally, Mann oversaw the launch of Scale Computing’s Partner Services Network designed to provide customers with a global services network.
Mann’s recognition as Channel Chief is another channel award recognition for Scale Computing coming on the heels of its 2023 CRN Annual Report Card (ARC) award wins in both the Converged/Hyperconverged Infrastructure and the Multicloud Software Platforms categories. The Channel Company also honored the Scale Computing Partner Community with a 5-star rating in the 2023 CRN Partner Program Guide and named Scale Computing Fleet Manager a 2023 CRN Tech Innovator Award winner in the Edge Computing/Internet of Things category.
"No one deserves this recognition more than Scott, as he is crucial in not only expanding Scale Computing’s channel team, but also growing our partner community while maintaining the customer excellence our partners have come to expect. We look forward to continuing to grow our partner base in 2024 by offering innovative and scalable solutions as more and more organizations turn to edge computing to capture data at its creation source,” said Dave Hallmen, chief revenue officer, Scale Computing.
“I’m honored to be named one of CRN’s 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs again this year and am excited to continue leading our channel efforts in 2024. Scale Computing is proud to be a channel-first organization and my priority remains ensuring that our partners find us to be the easiest and most productive solution in their portfolio. Considering the current state of the virtualization market, it would be an honor to show the partners out there what Scale Computing can do for them,” said Mann.
CRN’s 2024 Channel Chiefs list will be featured in the February 2024 issue of CRN® Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/ChannelChiefs.
To learn more about Scale Computing’s Partner Community, please visit: www.scalecomputing.com/partners.
About Scale Computing
Scale Computing is a leader in edge computing, virtualization, and hyperconverged solutions. Using patented HyperCore™ technology, Scale Computing Platform automatically identifies, mitigates, and corrects infrastructure problems in real-time, enabling applications to achieve maximum uptime, even when local IT resources and staff are scarce. Edge Computing is the fastest-growing area of IT infrastructure, and industry analysts have named Scale Computing an outperformer and leader in the space, including being named the #1 edge computing vendor by CRN. Scale Computing’s products are sold by thousands of value-added resellers, integrators, and service providers worldwide. When ease-of-use, high availability, and TCO matter, Scale Computing Platform is the ideal infrastructure platform. Read what our customers have to say on Gartner Peer Insights, G2, and TrustRadius.
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