Crossbeam's Jay Miller Recognized as a 2012 Channel Chief by CRNFebruary 29, 2012
Crossbeam Systems, Inc., the leading provider of next-generation security platforms for high-performance networks, announced today that Jay Miller, worldwide vice president of channel sales and alliances, has been named one of CRN’s 2012 Channel Chiefs for the second consecutive year. This prestigious list of the most influential and powerful leaders in the IT channel recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing and defending the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT Industry.
Miller was selected as a Channel Chief for his success in developing and growing Crossbeam’s worldwide channel program. Under his leadership, Crossbeam’s targeted approach to identifying the right business opportunities and empowering partners with consistently high levels of support, tools and training over the years has enabled the company to develop an exceptionally strong and thriving channel, which increased by 30 percent in 2011.
“The 2012 Channel Chiefs list recognizes vendor executives dedicated to driving channel programs in the IT marketplace,” said Kelley Damore, VP, editorial director, UBM Channel. “Our annual Channel Chiefs issue is a must-read for IT solution providers evaluating new vendors or looking to expand solution offerings. These are the people, the products and the programs that any savvy solution provider needs to know. We congratulate this year’s Channel Chiefs for their stellar record of business innovation and applaud them for their continued dedication to the partner community.”
For the tenth consecutive year, Channel Chiefs were selected by the CRN editorial team based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue, and public support for the importance of IT Channel Sales.
“We congratulate Jay once again on receiving this industry recognition,” said Mike Ruffolo, Crossbeam’s president and CEO. “Since joining Crossbeam, Jay’s leadership, dedication and team approach have provided a rock-solid foundation for sustainable growth in the channel across markets and regions. We can attribute much of Crossbeam’s successful global expansion to the stellar contributions of Jay and his team.”
Selected by CRN’s editorial staff, the 2012 Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February issue of CRN Magazine at www.crn.com .
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Crossbeam Systems(R), Inc. offers a proven approach to deploying network security that meets the extreme performance, scalability and reliability demands of large enterprises, service providers and government agencies. Its leading X-Series security platform offers an open, high-performance architecture that easily provisions and scales multiple best-in-class security applications to meet the ever-changing threat landscape. Companies rely on Crossbeam to intelligently manage risk, accelerate and maintain compliance, and protect their businesses from evolving threats. Crossbeam is headquartered in Boxborough, Mass., and has offices in Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific. More information is available at www.crossbeam.com .
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