SOURCE: SilverSky


June 26, 2013 09:00 ET

SilverSky Appoints Channel Chief Del Ross as Vice President of Worldwide Channel Sales

Transforming Global Channel Program Primary Objective

MILFORD, CT--(Marketwired - Jun 26, 2013) - SilverSky (, the expert provider of cloud security solutions, today announced it has named Del Ross vice president of worldwide channel sales. Ross' arrival supports the transformation and growth of SilverSky's channel partner program (, which enables organizations to market the industry's most comprehensive set of integrated cloud security, compliance and messaging services as part of their own solutions portfolios.

"Del brings to SilverSky the proven ability to architect and lead highly successful channel programs and we couldn't be happier to add him to our management team," said Tim Harvey, CEO, SilverSky. "His proven expertise in partner-based sales and go-to-market strategies, coupled with his deep relationships within the channel community, will be an invaluable asset to SilverSky as we continue to evaluate the role of our channel program in supporting our company's growth trajectory."

With more than 20 years of technology and channel sales leadership experience, Ross will be responsible for building a highly scalable, global channel program, in which partners are rewarded for performance and commitment and empowered to grow their own businesses.

Prior to joining SilverSky, Ross served as vice president of mid-market and channel sales at SugarCRM, where he grew the company's U.S. channel program by more than 20 percent. Ross was recognized in 2012 and 2013 as a CRN Magazine "Channel Chief," an honor reserved for the most influential and powerful leaders in the IT channel who are directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organizations, while evangelizing and defending the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT industry. Previously, he served in sales management roles at several leading technology organizations including B4 Consulting (formerly IMG Americas), SAP and Sage Software.

"Cloud services are transforming the IT and business landscapes, and it's an exciting time to join the company at the forefront of cloud security innovations and solutions," said Ross. "I look forward to leveraging my years of channel leadership experience to transform SilverSky's burgeoning partner program, helping organizations increase their customer engagement and differentiate themselves from the competition through a mutual investment and strong commitment to success."

Selling SilverSky's cloud security services is a high-profit and high-margin proposition. There are no upfront costs or infrastructure required, so companies can focus on selling top quality services to their customers. For more information, please visit:

About the Cloud Security Solutions Provider, SilverSky
SilverSky is the expert provider of cloud security solutions. Born from our success as a managed services provider, our Security-as-a-Service platform delivers cloud-based software and managed services that protect critical information simply and cost effectively. By tirelessly safeguarding our customers' most important information, we enable growth-minded leaders to pursue their business ambitions without security worry. Our growing customer base includes 6,700 organizations in the financial services, retail, healthcare, energy, critical infrastructure and manufacturing sectors. For more information, visit