SOURCE: Drobo, Inc.

September 19, 2016 08:00 ET

Mihir Shah Named a Top Midmarket IT Executive by The Channel Company and Midsize Enterprise Summit

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - September 19, 2016) - Drobo, the maker of award winning storage arrays for businesses, professionals, and consumers, today announced that CEO Mihir Shah has been named to The Channel Company's Top Midmarket IT Executives list. This annual list honors influential vendor and solution provider executives who have demonstrated an exceptionally strong commitment to the midmarket.

Simple, Safe, & Secure Storage for What's Important

Designed from the ground up to meet the data storage needs of today's media creators, demanding professionals, and small-medium businesses, Drobo provides a full array of products with blazing-fast performance in a compact design. Leveraging cutting-edge Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 connectivity, along with innovative use of solid-state drives (SSDs), the Drobo product line is the highest-performing personal storage array on the planet. Not only is it fast, the Drobo family of products is easy-to-use, expandable, flexible, and guaranteed safe for all your data.

"I'm honored to be named a Top Midmarket IT Executive," said Mihir Shah, CEO of Drobo. "The team at Drobo is committed to delivering high performance, simple to use storage products and being recognized for our commitment to the mid-market is a testament to our strategic initiatives."

"The Channel Company and Midsize Enterprise Summit are proud to recognize these individuals and the companies they represent for their remarkable efforts to meet the unique IT needs of this fast-growing industry," said Robert C. DeMarzo, Senior Vice President of Event Content and Strategy, The Channel Company. "The winners will be honored at this year's Midsize Enterprise Summit West event this month in Austin, Texas, the nation's largest gathering of midmarket senior IT executives and the ideal venue in which to honor these deserving leaders. We congratulate each of the honorees and look forward to their continued success."

The Top Midmarket IT Executives List will be announced at the 2016 Midsize Enterprise Summit West, to be held at the JW Marriott Hotel in Austin, Texas on Sept. 18-20. The executives will also be featured on, a leading source for IT industry news.

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About Drobo

Drobo makes award-winning storage arrays that provide an unprecedented combination of data protection, expandability, and ease of use. Based on the patented and proven BeyondRAID™ technology, Drobo delivers the best storage experience ever for hundreds of thousands of consumers, professionals, and businesses. For more information, visit

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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.

About Midsize Enterprise Summit

The Midsize Enterprise Summit (MES) is held twice annually. It brings together 200+ midmarket CIOs and Senior IT Leaders to share ideas and best practices. MES provides a forum for IT executives from mid-sized organizations to research and meet technology vendors to plan out their IT spend and initiatives for the coming year:

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