Ellen Rome, VP of MarketingEllen Rome of X-IO Technologies Recognized as One of CRN’s 2016 Women of the Channel

Colorado Springs, Colo., May 20, 2016 – X-IO Technologies today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Ellen Rome, VP of Marketing, to its prestigious 2016 Women of the Channel list. The women executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel, representing 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 more than 20 years’ experience in the high technology industry, Ellen joined X-IO technologies last year for the launch of X-IO’s eXcellence Partner Program. By protecting partners existing deals, as well as their prospective ones, X-IO Technologies ensures channel opportunities are secure from development to deployment. In addition, by reducing levels of tiering and providing a street-valued pricing model, Rome and the channel team helped ensure that working with X-IO is simple, transparent and easy.

“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.”

“Ellen’s achievement, as one of the Women of the Channel 2016, reflects a year of dedication to the channel and our partners,” said Bill Miller, CEO at X-IO Technologies. ”At X-IO our goal is to have 100 percent of new business come through our partner channel, and Ellen’s continued determination and passion are helping us make progress on this as we invest in emerging markets.”women-of-the-channel-2016-logo

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

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About X-IO

X-IO Technologies provides high-performance storage that does not compromise on performance, availability, simplicity or affordability. iglu enterprise storage is the industry’s only purpose-built storage array, which flexibly supports all-flash, hybrid, or enterprise performance HDD solutions.  X-IO’s Intelligent Storage Element (ISE) is a modular scale-out storage foundation which enables customers to build comprehensive storage solutions. To learn more visit xiostorage.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. www.thechannelco.com

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