Palo Alto, CA, March 1st, 2017 – Geminare, an enabler to Service Providers and a leader in the IT Resiliency Orchestration and Automation (ITRO) market, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Joshua Geist, Geminare’s CEO, to its prestigious list of 2017 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organizations through channel partners.
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 2017 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending, and executing outstanding channel partner programs.
Joshua Geist, a recipient of numerous industry accolades is a multi-year CRN Channel Chief winner, and has led Geminare to be recognized by top tier industry designations including Gartner’s Cool Vendor and CIR’s Most Innovative Solution. In addition, Geist has had the honor of being lead contributor in multiple Service Provider Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader designations, a highly sought after industry recognition.
The CRN Channel Chief award program recognized Geist specifically for his direct responsibility in spearheading the launch of some of the most successful DRaaS brands and offerings in the market including portfolios for leading Service Providers such as Google’s GCP, NTT Communications, TierPoint LLC, and Cable & Wireless.
“As the complexities of hybrid cloud deployments are realized, service providers need sophisticated role based access capabilities to enable them to effectively manage the multitude of deployed technologies,” stated Geist. “I am honored to be recognized again by the CRN Channel Chief program for the work that Geminare has done in the IT Resilience Orchestration and Automation field through the delivery of its Resiliency Management Platform (RMP), and specifically for the advancement that our global service provider community has seen because of it.”
The RMP is one of the most mature ITRO Platforms focused on enabling Role Based Access Controls (RBAC) across DR and related DRaaS technologies. Through a multi-vendor and technology-neutral approach the RMP allows the broadest range of technologies to be simultaneously leveraged at enterprise sites and through Service Providers. This uniquely innovative and patented approach creates the ideal platform for Service Providers and enterprise organizations to successfully engage in Hybrid Cloud deployments. The RMP creates feature-rich process automation and sophisticated orchestration capabilities that can be leveraged through templates, self-service interfaces, and direct Cloud Management Platform (CMP) integrations.
“The executives on our 2017 Channel Chiefs list have distinguished themselves by building strong partner programs, developing and executing effective business strategy and helping to advance the channel as a whole,” said Bob Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “They represent an extraordinary group of individuals who lead by example and serve as both invaluable advocates and innovators of the IT channel. We applaud their achievements and look forward to their successes in the coming year.”
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The Resiliency Management Platform (RMP) is considered one of the most feature-rich IT Resilience Orchestration and Automation Platforms uniquely focused on the needs of the Service Provider market. The RMP enables global Service Providers to successfully incorporate sophisticated Role Based Access Controls within Mode 1 and Mode 2 DR deployments while creating advanced process automation and orchestration across virtually any hybrid deployed technology. In-market with the #1 ranking for DRaaS solution capabilities, the RMP’s functionality received the Highest Product Rating Score in Gartner’s Critical Capabilities for Recovery as a Service Report and represents the industry’s most mature, multi-patented, multi-tiered, and award-winning IT Resilience Orchestration and Automation Platform. The RMP powers DRaaS Magic Quadrant Leaders and many of the world’s leading Service Providers including NTT Communications, Cable & Wireless, Liberty Global, Google Cloud Platform, HPE, TierPoint LLC, Iron Mountain, and many others. Geminare is headquartered in Silicon Valley, with additional operations in Toronto, Canada. www.geminare.com
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