Media Mentions

CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named James “JT” Lewis, Infinidat’s Director of Channel Sales for EMEA and APAC, a 2024 Regional Channel Chief. CRN UK’s inaugural Regional Channel Chiefs list, which covers EMEA and APAC channel leaders, is recognising JT Lewis for the significantly positive difference he has made for channel partners and within the company over the past year.

Consider these statistics: 75% of IT decision-makers have reported gaps in the skill sets of their IT staff – and this is a 145% increase over the past seven years, reported Skillsoft. Six in 10 large enterprises reported a skills gap, according to the Computing Technology Industry Association

Far too many enterprises are stuck in the past when it comes to backing up their valuable corporate data. They may not be in 1955 like high schooler Marty McFly who wound up in the past in the 1985 classic movie Back to the Future, but the IT teams at these enterprises are relying, too often, on outdated strategies for backup or missing out on opportunities to augment their cyber resilience by repositioning their primary storage as a new type of backup target or using a next-generation, purpose-built backup appliance.

The Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA) had a game plan to improve its data infrastructure in support of the team’s front office, administrative and basketball operations at the Henry Ford Detroit Pistons Performance Centre. It is a $90 million state-of-the-art corporate headquarters and training centre in Detroit. The opening of this facility in the state of Michigan was a trendsetter in the NBA at the time it opened in 2019. It has emerged as a hub with evolving needs to handle steadily increasing data from new and expanding applications.

Infinidat, a leading provider of enterprise storage solutions, today announced that the company has been named a 2024 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice in the Gartner Peer Insights “Voice of the Customer,” Region Segment: North America. This is the second consecutive year that Infinidat has been recognized as a Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice in North America.

t’s well-documented that the global IT skills gap not only exists, but it is also widening at a pace that has many CIOs, CTOs, CISOs and other IT hiring managers falling regrettably into a “fret it and can’t forget it” mindset.

CRN’s Channel Chiefs list is an annual accolade listing the most impactful and well-respected channel leaders within vendor firms. Successful channel executives recognise the increasingly strategic role their channel partners play and are developing go-to-market plans and creating partner programmes that help partners meet those challenges. In 2024, for the first time, we’re running a dedicated list honouring the channel leaders of EMEA and APAC. Here are our 2024 Channel Chief honourees.

TechTarget awards infinidat’s (www.infinidat.com) InfiniBox™ SSA II Gold after it wins Storage Product of the Year in the disk and disk subsystems category, with judges praising the offering’s capacity bump to 6.635 petabytes effective after compression, and its scale-up storage architecture that lets users purchase storage in a new way.