Las Vegas, Nevada, July 23, 2012 -- XIOSS, an IT data storage solutions and services firm, today announced that Susie Galyardt, CEO has been recognized as a 2012 "Power 100" Woman of the Channel by CRN Magazine.
An elite subset of CRN's annual Women of the Channel list, the "Power 100"¯ designation is awarded to the highest ranking women holding the most prominent channel-focused positions in a vendor or Solution Provider organization. These women have made a name for themselves as influential leaders within their own company, and the IT channel as a whole.
"I am very fortunate to be part of a company that has embraced leading storage technologies in a way that allows us to consistently offer unique solutions delivering solid business value to customers," says Galyardt. "Being recognized by CRN is truly an honor and further validates that our efforts and strategy are making a noticeable impact on the channel and its influencers."
Despite a sluggish U.S. and global economy, XIOSS has grown revenue and staffing over 300% annually for three straight years.
"XIOSS remains optimistic about the future and we continue to hire highly qualified staff while building a Fortune 500 client base. In fact, over 95 % of our revenue is derived from the largest 100 companies in the U.S." says Galyardt.
This year's Power 100 Women of the Channel were selected by the editors of CRN Magazine from a field of applications and nominations from vendor channel organizations, distributors and solution providers.
"Now in its 9th annual publication, CRN's special "Women of the Channel" issue is one of our most popular of the year,"¯ said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, UBM Channel. "The Power 100¯ designation is a special achievement award given to an elite subset of our Women of the Channel list. It's given to a small group of female executives based on their accomplishments over the past year, and their dedication to driving the overall success of the IT Channel. We want to honor and congratulate these women for their contributions to the industry and their respective organizations."
The Power 100 Women of the Channel will be listed on CRN.com. The overall Women of the Channel list will appear in the July 2012 issue of CRN Magazine.
XIOSS (www.xioss.com) is a leading-edge data storage and networking architecture firm with multiple locations across the U.S. XIOSS is vendor neutral and committed to providing customers with the best solutions on the market, combined with the highest level of customer service and support. XIOSS partners with major suppliers, such as IBM, HP , HDS, EMC , NetApp, Oracle, Silver Peak, Symantec, Pure Storage, Nasuni, Nimble Storage and Quantum to provide tailored solutions to meet customers' unique and ever changing needs. XIOSS has built a team of talented engineers with wide breadth knowledge, industry certifications and hands on data storage architecture experience. Members of XIOSS's staff now average more than 20 years of storage industry experience and are dedicated to offering the best data storage and network architecture solutions available to meet client's technical challenges while exceeding expectations with high-quality support and service. (continued...)