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Victoria Grey, CMO of Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Leader Gridstore Recognized as 2016 CRN® Channel Chief

Victoria Grey, CMO of Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Leader Gridstore Recognized as 2016 CRN® Channel Chief

Mountain View, Calif. – February 22, 2016, Gridstore™ the leader in hyper-converged all flash infrastructure for the Microsoft Cloud-Inspired Data Center today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Victoria Grey, CMO, to its prestigious list of 2016 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organizations through channel partners.

Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff on the basis of their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community and strategies for driving future growth and innovation. Each of the 2016 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.

With over 20 years of experience building outstanding channel programs in both North America and EMEA, Victoria was chosen because of her commitment to ensuring the channel are true business partners at every level of the relationship. Through her dynamic leadership, the Gridstore channel program has delivered innovative marketing and sales enablement programs that have empowered partners to enhance their bottom line while delivering industry-leading solutions. Through her leadership the partner program exploits three key areas critical to partner success: Benefits, Enablement, and Requirements for Success. Starting with margin earned, to training, MDF, communication via a custom partner portal, lead gen, pre-and post-sales support, and marketing activities, all critical aspects of a successful partner program.

“We are honored to present the 2016 lineup of CRN Channel Chiefs, comprised of outstanding executives who move our entire industry forward by cultivating exemplary partner programs and executing cutting-edge business strategy,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “They represent an extraordinary group of individuals who lead by example and serve as both invaluable advocates and innovators of the IT channel. We applaud their incredible strides and look forward to following their accomplishments in the coming year.”
“I am extremely honored to be recognized by CRN Magazine as one of the 2016 Channel Chiefs,” said Victoria Grey, CMO, Gridstore. “CRN does an extremely important job in bringing attention to the value of the channel, something I’ve long been committed to.”
The 2016 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2016 issue of CRN and online at
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About Gridstore
Gridstore’s award winning HyperConverged Infrastructure, is delivered as an appliance that offers market leading price/performance, efficient scaling, and scale-to-fit design. The Gridstore HCI is easy and fast to deploy while reducing management time and effort. Leveraging its patented software, a Gridstore HCI delivers 75% less physical infrastructure and a 65% lower price-per-VM than traditional solutions. The Gridstore HyperConverged Appliance is an ideal platform for infrastructure refreshes and specific workloads such as VDI, SQL Server, Dev/Test, Private Cloud and ROBO.

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The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.


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Media Contact:
Douglas W. Gruehl
Gridstore, Inc.

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Melanie Turpin
The Channel Company