SOURCE: Qumulo


February 23, 2016 09:00 ET

Qumulo's Mark Bennetts Named a 2016 CRN Channel Chief

Company's VP of Worldwide Sales/Partners Honored Among Today's Most Influential Channel Leaders

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Feb 23, 2016) - Qumulo, the leader in data-aware scale-out NAS, today announced that CRN has named Mark Bennetts, the company's vice president of worldwide sales/partners, to its prestigious list of 2016 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 2016 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.

"We are honored to present the 2016 lineup of CRN Channel Chiefs, comprised of outstanding executives who move our entire industry forward by cultivating exemplary partner programs and executing cutting-edge business strategy," said Robert Faletra, CEO, 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 incredible strides and look forward to following their accomplishments in the coming year."

Since joining Qumulo in April 2015, Bennetts has helped execute a comprehensive partner strategy. Under Bennetts' leadership, Qumulo has grown the company's depth of relationship with strategic partners and built the Qumulo Channel Partner Program. The program is designed to help increase revenue through high quality leads, aggressive discounting and a powerful recurring revenue model.

"I'm honored to be named a 2016 Channel Chief by CRN," said Bennetts. "As a 100 percent channel-centric technology company, our focus is to work with key partners to bring disruptive technology and fantastic customer success to our customers. This has been a great first year for the company and our partners, and I look forward to its continued success."

The 2016 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2016 issue of CRN and online at

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About Qumulo
Qumulo, headquartered in Seattle, pioneered data-aware scale-out NAS, which enables enterprises to manage and store enormous numbers of digital assets by building real-time analytics directly into the file system itself. Qumulo Core is a software-only solution designed to leverage the price/performance of commodity hardware coupled with the modern technologies of flash, virtualization and cloud. Qumulo was founded in 2012 by the inventors of scale-out NAS, and has attracted a team of storage innovators from Isilon, Amazon Web Services, Google, and Microsoft. Qumulo has raised $67 million in two rounds of funding from leading investors. For more information, visit

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