Enterasys Executive Honored as CRN Channel Chief

Distinction Recognizes Enterasys' Deep Commitment to Channel Ecosystem

Mar 12, 2013, 08:30 ET from Enterasys Networks

SALEM, N.H., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Charlie Van Pelt, director of North American channels at Enterasys Networks, a Siemens Enterprise Communications Company, has been named to CRN Magazine's list of Channel Chiefs. Van Pelt received the award based on tremendous progress in 2012 and three primary accomplishments: increased partner engagement, aligning channel enablement programs to product launches and increased demand generation resources. This honor comes on the heels of Enterasys announcing new wireless LAN sales and channel programs poised to accelerate growth in the channel.

"Enterasys has always seen tremendous value in cultivating and improving our partner program across the globe. The entire Enterasys team is proud of Charlie's accomplishments and celebrates with him in this honor from CRN," said Chris Crowell, president and CEO of Enterasys Networks. "We look forward to further growing our partner program in 2013 and beyond with our global channel partners."

The Channel Chiefs list includes 255 executives, including Siemens Enterprise Communications' Senior Vice President of Global Business Partners Patrick Kehoe, that are the who's who of channel management--heading up the partner programs for some of the industry's most influential technology companies. This year's honorees navigated a maze of business model and technology shifts, ensuring their company's partners succeed.

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About Enterasys Networks and Siemens Enterprise Communications
Siemens Enterprise Communications is a leading global provider of unified communications (UC) solutions and network infrastructure for enterprises of all sizes. Leveraging 160 years of experience, we deliver innovation and quality to the world's most successful companies, backed by a world-class services portfolio which includes international multi-vendor managed and outsourcing capabilities.

Our OpenScape communications solutions provide a seamless and efficient collaboration experience – on any device – which amplifies collective effort and dramatically improves business performance.

Together, our global team of UC experts and service professionals set the standards for a rich communications experience that empowers teams to deliver better results.

Siemens Enterprise Communications is a joint venture of The Gores Group and Siemens AG, and includes Enterasys Networks, a provider of network infrastructure and security solutions, creating a complementary and complete enterprise communications solutions portfolio.

For more information, please visit:
www.siemens-enterprise.com or www.enterasys.com

Siemens Enterprise Communications GmbH & Co. KG is a Trademark Licensee of Siemens AG.

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