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IGEL's Enit Nichani Named to the 2017 CRN Women of the Channel List

IGEL, a world leader in endpoint management software for the secure enterprise, today announced that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named IGEL's Director of Marketing, Enit Nichani to its prestigious 2017 Women of the Channel list. Nichani is making her debut on the list this year, and is being honored for her passion and commitment to ensuring the success of IGEL's channel partners through the development and execution of industry-leading sales and marketing enablement programs.

The 2017 CRN Women of the Channel List is comprised of executives within the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. Each is recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation. CRN editors select the Women of the Channel honorees based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel.

As an integral part of the IGEL team, Nichani is responsible for elevating the IGEL message with partners and customers through event marketing, lead generation and demand generation programs. She played an instrumental role in the re-launch of IGEL's Partner Program in October 2016, and has since been working with IGEL's Platinum Partners, Authorized IGEL Partners (AIPs) and resellers to drive success through comprehensive marketing and sales resources, deal registration, backend rebates and MDF accrual. She was also involved in the recent launch of IGEL's new software-focused brand message and website to reflect its bolstered focus on software innovation.

During the past year, Enit has also planned and executed more than 200 channel-led marketing events. Additionally, she works with IGEL ecosystem partners including Citrix, Samsung, VMware, Intel and AMD to collaborate and participate in relevant industry and vendor-driven events, and other marketing campaigns to help further elevate the IGEL message. Another significant initiative has been the development of IGEL Demo Kits. At Citrix Synergy 2017, taking place later this month in Orlando, Fla., IGEL will distributing the new Demo Kits to IGEL's 17 Platinum Partners. Sponsored by Intel and valued at more than $5,000 each, the demo kit includes two i7 Intel NUCs, one i7 Intel NUC Skull Canyon, a Wi-Fi Router/Extender, Network Switch, and IGEL UD6. The IGEL and Intel Demo Kit will also include one IGEL UDC (valued at $149), one IGEL UD Pocket (valued at $169), and IGEL UMS, the industry's most powerful endpoint management solution.

"As a 100 percent channel-driven company, one of our biggest accomplishments in the past 12 months has been the launch of the re-designed IGEL Partner Program, and we could not have done it without Enit," said Jed Ayres, President and CEO, IGEL North America. "She has proven to be a tremendous asset to our organization, working tirelessly to ensure that our partners have everything they need to successfully market and sell our industry-leading endpoint management solutions to their customers, and we are proud to have her as a valued member of our team."

"These extraordinary executives support every aspect of the channel ecosystem, from technical innovation to marketing to business development, working tirelessly to keep the channel moving into the future," said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company "They are creating and elevating channel partner programs, developing fresh go-to-market strategies, strengthening the channel's network of partnerships and building creative new IT solutions, among many other contributions. We congratulate all the 2017 Women of the Channel on their stellar accomplishments and look forward to their future success."

The 2017 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at

Published Monday, May 15, 2017 1:07 PM by David Marshall
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