SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 19, 2016) - NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) announced today that Scott Strubel, vice president of Americas Partner Organization for NetApp, has been named to The Channel Company's Top 50 Midmarket IT Executives list. This annual list honors influential vendor and solution provider executives who have demonstrated an exceptionally strong commitment to the midmarket.
The Top Midmarket IT Executives list will be announced at the 2016 Midsize Enterprise Summit West, to be held at the JW Marriot hotel in Austin, Texas, September 18-20. The executives are also featured on CRN.com, a leading source for IT industry news.
Under Strubel's leadership, NetApp has actively engaged with partners to tap into the midmarket segment. Strubel's focus has been to build a profitable partner services and solutions program that helps customers transition from existing to emerging infrastructures. This program empowers partners by providing them with the training, tools, help desks, and counsel needed for success.
"Midmarket is one of the fastest growing segments for NetApp, fueled by rapid tech adoption and acceptance of emerging technologies such as flash," said Thomas Stanley, senior vice president of Americas Sales at NetApp. "Congratulations to Scott and his team, who are driving an aggressive product-to-partner plan that supports partner growth in a changing market."
"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 at 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."
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