DENVER, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HOSTING, a leading provider of managed cloud services, today announced that Janine Soika, Director of Channel Marketing and veteran channel marketer, has been recognized by UBM Tech Channel's CRN as one of the top Women of the Channel. CRN's annual list recognizes nearly 300 female executives across vendor channel organizations, distributors and solution providers for their accomplishments and the far-reaching impact they are having on the technology industry going forward.
At HOSTING, Soika leads channel marketing and is responsible for the vision, strategy and development of the company's growing partner programs. HOSTING is committed to developing the industry's most attractive partner programs. The new Cloud Crew partner program features flexible engagement models with compensation plans among the industry's most competitive. The program options have been designed for ease of engagement, with marketing support tools to assist partners in driving revenue.
"Janine has the experience and talent to take HOSTING's partner program well beyond the next level. She understands that channel partners seek reliable managed services that complement their offerings, and designed our program with this in mind," said Mike Donaldson, HOSTING's Chief Marketing Officer.
This year's Women of the Channel were chosen by the editors of CRN based on their achievements as executives and the amount of influence they wield over the technology channel. These women represent a changing trend in a traditionally male dominated industry.
"We honor and congratulate this list of influential women who are dedicated to supporting the mission of the channel," said Robert Faletra, CEO, UBM Tech Channel. "For years, we have identified and celebrated the women who have made an indelible mark on the technology industry through unmatched innovation and razor focus on meeting the needs of the IT channel community."
HOSTING builds and operates high performance clouds for business-critical applications. With a unique lifecycle approach and the industry's best team, HOSTING helps organizations design, build, migrate, manage, and protect their Cloud-based environments. Using enterprise-class networking and connectivity technologies, HOSTING provides the highest levels of availability, recovery, security, and performance. HOSTING owns and operates six geographically-dispersed data centers under an ITIL-based control environment independently validated for compliance against the PCI DSS and SOC (formerly SAS 70) frameworks. The company's 4000 customers around the world represent a variety of industries including healthcare, retail, media-entertainment, financial services technology and government.
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