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Scale Computing CEO Jeff Ready Recognized in CRN’s 2019 Top 100 Executives and Top 25 Disruptors

Scale Computing, a market leader in edge computing, virtualization and hyperconverged solutions, announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Jeff Ready, CEO and co-founder of Scale Computing, to its 2019 list of Top 100 Executives, specifically ranking in the "Top 25 Disrupters." This annual list recognizes technology executives who lead, influence, innovate and disrupt the IT channel.

The Top 100 Executives in the list drive cultural transformation, revenue growth, and technological innovation across the IT channel. Under Ready's leadership, Scale Computing recently raised a large strategic round in Series F funding, disrupting the market with intelligent edge computing to global retailers, distributed enterprises and SMBs. The Scale Computing HE500 series is the most recent addition to the Scale Computing HC3 family, delivering a highly available, self-healing and simple to operate solution, highly-suited for remote multi-site deployments across industries, including healthcare, retail and manufacturing.

"Scale Computing has experienced tremendous growth and we thank our partners for their strong support and our customers for being part of the Scale Computing family,'' said Jeff Ready, CEO and co-founder, Scale Computing. "We always set out to be as innovative as possible, delivering easy to use, cost-efficient products and services to the market. We are also proud of our successful partner engagement programs, like our MSP program, which was created to boost partner profitability and enable partners to sell additional vital services that meet growing customer requirements around Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) and Infrastructure as-a-Service (IaaS). Our innovative Scale Computing HC3 solution continues to disrupt the market, with high-growth and profitability, well beyond legacy systems."

Scale Computing remains a market leader with its patented HyperCore technology that identifies, mitigates, and corrects infrastructure problems in both hardware and software in real time, using machine intelligence and automation to keep applications running without human intervention. Due to this, Scale Computing HC3 Edge platform has emerged as the leading platform for running mission critical applications in distributed enterprise edge computing, retail, and SMB deployments, where on-site IT staff may be very limited or non-existent.

"The IT channel is rapidly growing and navigating this fast-paced market often challenges solution providers and technology suppliers alike," said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. "The technology executives on CRN's 2019 Top 100 Executives list understand the IT channel's potential. They provide strategic and visionary leadership and unparalleled guidance to keep the IT channel moving in the right direction - regardless of the challenges that come their way."

In addition, the Scale Computing Partner Community has experienced high-growth, expanding its partner base by initializing new international relationships, doubling its North American channel partnerships, and significantly increasing the quantity of end customers transactions. As part of the Scale Computing Partner Community, businesses grow alongside Scale Computing with investments across the board in sales, marketing, support, training, transactions and more.

The Top 100 Executives list will be featured in the August 2019 issue of CRN Magazine and online at

Published Wednesday, July 31, 2019 1:25 PM by David Marshall
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