Reading, UK, 12 May, 2020 – DataCore announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Amanda Bedborough, Senior Vice President, EMEA Operations, to its esteemed 2020 Women of the Channel list. Recognising the unique strengths, vision, and achievements of a select group of women, this prestigious, annual list acknowledges channel leaders who are blazing a trail for future generations. These women are from all areas of the IT ecosystem, including technology vendors, distributors, solution providers, and other IT organisations.
The CRN® editorial team selects the honorees to celebrate a list of exceptional women acclaimed for their contributions to channel advocacy, growth, thought leadership, and dedication to the IT channel.
Amanda’s entry stood out with over 25 years' senior experience in creating fast and profitable growth for technology software companies. For the past 5 years that experience has helped Datacore Software across EMEA - where Amanda has been instrumental in the development of strong working relationships with channel and alliance partners and has exemplified an established track record of expanding software sales into new markets, growing a targeted channel by revenue-increasing programmes.
“CRN’s 2020 Women of the Channel list recognises an accomplished group of influential women leaders whose strategic vision and unique achievements accelerate channel growth through cultivated partnerships, innovative thought leadership, and unwavering dedication to the IT channel,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “We are proud to honour them for their accomplishments and contributions to driving channel success.”
“This is a thrilling and extremely well-deserved accolade on Amanda’s part. Her tireless commitment to channel enablement, innovation, programme development, internal mentoring and sales empowerment stands as a credit to her and to DataCore Software as a whole.” Noted Dave Zabrowski, CEO, DataCore Software. “Amanda has been at the forefront of our move toward DataCore™ ONE vision for storage infrastructure across EMEA, accelerating adoption of software-defined storage through centralised command and control over different classes of storage.”
The 2020 Women of the Channel list will be featured in CRN® Magazine on June 8 and online at www.CRN.com/WOTC.