SOURCE: Evolve Technologies

Evolve Technologies

May 03, 2011 09:34 ET

Evolve Technologies' CEO Dave Sobel Invited to Join the Channel Vanguard Council

FAIRFAX, VA--(Marketwire - May 3, 2011) - Evolve Technologies announced today that its CEO, Dave Sobel, has been selected to become a member of the Channel Vanguard Council (CVC). Established in 2009, the Channel Vanguard Council is comprised of leaders from the technology channel -- vendors, distributors, services and resellers -- resolved to creating standards that contribute to the maturation of IT channel business practices.

Core News Facts

  • The CVC extended an invitation for membership to Sobel due to his experience and proven dedication to the channel community through his various speaking engagements at industry events such as the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, CompTIA and SMB Nation, as well as his regular contributions to industry blogs and technology publications.

  • The CVC focuses on three themes -- standards, frameworks and metrics -- to provide a baseline for common terms and best practices throughout the IT channel.

  • As a member of the CVC, Sobel has agreed to contribute to the development of new channel best practices and business models, and act as a mentor to the whole IT community.

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Lawrence M. Walsh, executive director, Channel Vanguard Council, remarked, "Dave Sobel is one the most trusted voices and recognizable figures in our industry. His experience and trusted voice will add to CVC's communal process for developing guidance and best practices for vendors, distributors, solution providers and technology professionals that make up the channel."

Dave Sobel, CEO and founder, Evolve Technologies, said, "I am honored to be invited to join the Channel Vanguard Council. Through my involvement with an organization that is known for its commitment to furthering the IT channel through open dialogue and research among its members, I hope to contribute to the council's mission and educate the IT community."

About the Channel Vanguard Council

The Channel Vanguard Council, an agnostic collaborative comprised of leaders from the technology reseller channel, resolved to creating standards that contribute to the maturation of channel business practices of vendors, distributors, solution providers, services organizations and value-added resellers. The Channel Vanguard Council takes a community- and research-based approach toward defining common terms and best practices for channel constituents, and identifying models for success that are applicable across the channel spectrum.

About Evolve Technologies
Evolve Technologies (www.evolvetech.com) is a consulting firm that provides information technology (IT) and computer networking services to small business, faith-based and nonprofit communities in the DC Metro Area. Based in Fairfax, Va., Evolve Technologies' services and solutions include server installation and network management, virus protection and network security, backup services and disaster recovery, cloud computing, and total information technology outsourcing. Evolve Technologies is a Microsoft Certified Partner, an IBM Premier Business Partner and partners with numerous other leading technology providers including Cisco, Cymphonix, Dell, HP, StorageCraft and Xerox. In addition, Evolve Technologies is the winner of numerous awards including the Microsoft 2007 U.S. Field Partner Award for Customer Satisfaction & Experience, the MSPmentor 100 and 250 and the ConnectWise 2008 "Best New Idea Award."

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