SOMERSET, N.J., Feb. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Raritan® — a brand of Legrand, and a leading provider of intelligent data center management and rack power distribution solutions — announced today that Ashley Fox, Raritan Director of Channel Sales, was named to CRN®'s prestigious list of 2018 Channel Chiefs. The executives on the annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organization through channel partners.
Fox, who has more than 15 years of experience in building IT channels, was recognized for expanding Raritan's Partner Advantage Program and introducing new initiatives to help partners achieve their business goals. Under Fox's leadership, the channel has grown and has helped position Raritan as the leading global provider of intelligent data center management solutions. Raritan is part of Legrand's Data Center Power & Control Division, which holds the largest market share in intelligent rack PDUs.
"Ashley's passion, channel expertise, and leadership skills are key to our channel partner and customer successes," said Doug Fikse, President of Legrand's Data Center Power & Control Division. "We are immensely proud that Ashley was recognized as a 2018 CRN Channel Chief."
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 2018 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending, and executing outstanding channel partner programs.
"It is a great honor to be named a CRN Channel Chief," says Fox. "Together with our talented partners, we will in 2018 continue to provide intelligent management products to help customers with their data center infrastructures – whether on premises, at the edge, or in the cloud."
"The executives on CRN's 2018 Channel Chiefs list stand out for their exceptional leadership, vision, and commitment to the channel," said Robert Faletra, Executive Chairman of The Channel Company. "These individuals deserve special recognition for their development and support of robust partner programs, innovative business strategy, and significant contribution to the overall health of a vigorously growing channel. We applaud each Channel Chief's impressive record of accomplishments and look forward to their future successes."
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
Raritan, a brand of Legrand, is a global leader in intelligent rack PDUs, KVM switches, and other data center infrastructure monitoring and management solutions. Raritan's innovations improve the reliability, efficiency, and intelligence of data centers and server rooms around the globe — including those of the top Fortune 500 companies, such as Cisco, Dell, Google, HP, IBM, Intel, and Microsoft. To learn more, visit Raritan.com, LinkedIn or Twitter.
About Legrand and Legrand, North and Central America
Legrand is a global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial, and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value is a prime vector for growth, including, in particular, connected devices stemming from Legrand's global Eliot (Electricity and IoT) program. Legrand reported sales of $5.6 billion in 2016. Legrand has a strong presence in North and Central America, with a portfolio of well-known market brands and product lines that includes AFCO Systems, C2G, Cablofil, Chief, Da-Lite, Electrorack, Finelite, Luxul, Middle Atlantic Products, Nuvo, OCL, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Pinnacle, QMotion, Quiktron, Raritan, Sanus, Solarfective, Vaddio, Vantage, Wattstopper, and Wiremold. Legrand is listed on Euronext Paris and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI, Corporate Oekom Rating, and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819) www.legrand.us.
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