Steve Ryan, Director of Global Channel Operations of Condusiv Technologies, Recognized as 2016 CRN(R) Channel Chief

BURBANK, CA--(Marketwired - March 15, 2016) - Condusiv Technologies, the world leader in software-only storage performance solutions for virtual and physical server environments, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Steve Ryan, Director of Global Channel Operations, 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 in the channel including leadership roles with reseller, distribution and vendors, Steve Ryan is a long-time channel veteran. Steve has been responsible for all aspects of channel programs and channel management at Condusiv since 2012, and prior to that held similar roles with D-Link Systems and 3Com Corporation. Steve is a channel advocate who has a track record of building tools, processes and enablement programs that deliver on his guiding principles of partner profitability and ease of doing business.

"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."

"2016 should be a great year for Condusiv partners," Ryan says. "With a new channel pricing structure, increased margin on Deal Registrations and recurring revenue model, as well as a new I/O Assessment Tool for partners to leverage, we have never had a better channel offering. I'm honored to be recognized by CRN and excited to work with our partners to continue to enhance our programs and build our business together."

The 2016 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2016 issue of CRN and online at

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About Condusiv Technologies
Condusiv® Technologies is the world leader in software-only storage performance solutions for virtual and physical server environments, enabling systems to process more data in less time for faster application performance. Condusiv's V-locity® I/O reduction software greatly reduces I/O overhead in virtual environments by eliminating the performance penalty from mixing uncoordinated, contentious and disruptive I/O streams from multiple virtual machines (the "I/O blender" effect). As a result, customers experience a minimum of 50% faster performance gains on their heaviest workloads. Condusiv's Diskeeper® storage performance solution is the #1 real-time fragmentation prevention solution for Windows servers and clients, keeping servers, desktops and laptops running like new permanently. With over 50 million licenses sold, Condusiv solutions are used by 90% of the Fortune 1000 and almost three-quarters of the Forbes Global 100 to increase business productivity and reduce datacenter costs while extending the life of existing hardware.

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