CommVault today announced that Scott Skidmore, the company's vice president of Americas channel sales, has been named a CRN Channel Chief for 2014, an honor which Skidmore has received for the second year in a row.
This prestigious list of the most powerful leaders in the IT channel recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT Industry. CRN Channel Chiefs were selected by the CRN editorial team based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue, and public support for the importance of IT channel sales.
Today, more than 85 percent of CommVault's software revenue is transacted through channel partners, and over the past year, CommVault has grown its PartnerAdvantage program participation to more than 625 solution providers globally.
"I am honored to be recognized by CRN and am proud of the people at CommVault who've built a world-class channel organization that consistently delivers the right strategy, product offerings and tools to enable our partners to win in the marketplace and help customers transform managed data into assets," said Skidmore. "CommVault's partners are the key to meeting and exceeding our growth objectives and we continue to work together to offer customers the most innovative data management solutions in the industry."
CommVault's PartnerAdvantage Program was developed to offer technology, reseller and service provider partners the opportunity to work closely with CommVault to deliver award-winning data and information management solutions to their customers. CommVault is committed to its partners' success with greater product functionality and superior customer satisfaction, which drive repeat business and high customer retention rates.
CommVault's consistent growth, straightforward programs and rewards provide a more valuable alternative to vendors attempting to compete with crowded, complex programs. With simplified licensing options, a modular software platform, and support for multiple business models, and structures, CommVault provides higher margin opportunities by staying tuned to the needs of the market.
CommVault makes it easy and affordable for partners to attain the knowledge and training needed to assist their customers with innovative solutions that reduce costs and increase efficiencies. In the coming year, the company will expand its global reach and increase efforts to enable more professional services delivered by qualified channel partners.