dinCloud Executive Recognized as 2016 CRN Channel Chief

Back to Back Wins Demonstrate Continued Efforts in Business Innovation and Channel Growth


LOS ANGELES, CA - February 23, 2016 - dinCloud, a cloud services provider that helps organizations rapidly migrate to the cloud, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, named David Graffia, dinCloud's VP of Sales, 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, industry standing, 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.

Over the past year, dinCloud experienced explosive growth within the channel community, onboarding new customers every week including medium-sized, small businesses with 30-100 employees, and publicly traded, multi-billion dollar conglomerates. This included a new partnership with CDW, one of the world's largest global providers of IT products and services. In 2015, dinCloud's channel sales saw near triple digit growth.

"Throughout 2015 our channel partners brought us customers from almost every vertical, (healthcare, financial, higher education, legal, retail, etc.) and we've enjoyed watching organic growth across all industries," said Graffia. "Our partner community continues to grow and evolve based on their customers' needs and use cases, which are driving greater efficiencies and scalability across the board."

"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."

The 2016 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2016 issue of CRN and online at www.crn.com/channelchiefs.

About dinCloud:
dinCloud is a cloud services provider that helps organizations rapidly migrate to the cloud, provided via its strong channel base of VARs and MSPs. Each customer's dedicated private virtual data center provides hosted virtual desktops, hosted virtual servers, and cloud storage services, which are controlled by the customer through dinManage, dinCloud's web-based management tool. dinCloud provides subscription-based services tailored to fit a range of business models resulting in reduced cost, enhanced security, control, and productivity. Visit www.dinCloud.com, www.linkedin.com/company/dincloud, or follow @dinCloud on Twitter.

About The Channel Company:
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. www.thechannelco.com. Follow The Channel Company: Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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PR Contacts:
Angela Tuzzo
MRB Public Relations
732-758-1100, ext. 108
atuzzo@mrb-pr.com

Melanie Turpin
The Channel Company
508-416-1189
mturpin@thechannelco.com

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