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Tegile's Kristy Morris Recognized on CRN's 2017 Women of the Channel List

Tegile Systems, the leading provider of flash-driven storage arrays for databases, virtualized server and virtual desktop environments, today announced that CRN has named Kristy Morris, vice president of demand generation and channel marketing, to its prestigious 2017 Women of the Channel list. This annual highly-respected list recognizes influential women for their outstanding leadership, vision and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation.

The women executives who comprise the 2017 Women of the Channel list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. CRN editors select the Women of the Channel honorees based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel. Morris is being recognized for the second consecutive year for her aptitude and commitment in developing a mutually successful channel program that values feedback and connects customers with the products and services they desire. This recognition comes on the heels of Tegile being named to the CRN 2017 Partner Programs Guide: 5-Star Storage Vendors.

"Kristy is the driving force building and strengthening our channel community, as the recognition on CRN's Women of the Channel validates," said Narayan Venkat, Chief Marketing Officer at Tegile. "She is a champion for channel partners, and is vital to disseminating the tools and resources that our partners need to bring the latest storage solutions and unparalleled customer service to customers."

Morris has more than 25 years of experience in leading marketing organizations of high technology B2B solutions. As the vice president of demand generation and channel marketing, Morris has lead generation process to ensure it's easy to go-to market with Tegile's flash storage arrays. Over the next year, Morris will build upon Tegile's success and increase opportunities through new programs and resources designed to promote success in a hyper-competitive marketplace.

"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 To learn more about Tegile's partner ecosystem, visit:

Published Monday, May 15, 2017 1:04 PM by David Marshall
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