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Tegile’s Kristy Morris Recognized on CRN’s 2017 Women of the Channel List

For the second consecutive year, Tegile executive is honored on reputable list of channel-focused female leaders

Newark, Calif. – May 15, 2017 – Tegile Systems, the leading provider of flash-driven storage arrays for databases, virtualized server and virtual desktop environments, today announced that CRN has named Kristy Morris, vice president of demand generation and channel marketing, to its prestigious 2017 Women of the Channel list. This annual highly-respected list recognizes influential women for their outstanding leadership, vision and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation.

The women executives who comprise the 2017 Women of the Channel list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. CRN editors select the Women of the Channel honorees based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel. Morris is being recognized for the second consecutive year for her aptitude and commitment in developing a mutually successful channel program that values feedback and connects customers with the products and services they desire. This recognition comes on the heels of Tegile being named to the CRN 2017 Partner Programs Guide: 5-Star Storage Vendors.

“Kristy is the driving force building and strengthening our channel community, as the recognition on CRN’s Women of the Channel validates,” said Narayan Venkat, Chief Marketing Officer at Tegile. “She is a champion for channel partners, and is vital to disseminating the tools and resources that our partners need to bring the latest storage solutions and unparalleled customer service to customers.”

Morris has more than 25 years of experience in leading marketing organizations of high technology B2B solutions. As the vice president of demand generation and channel marketing, Morris has lead generation process to ensure it’s easy to go-to market with Tegile’s flash storage arrays. Over the next year, Morris will build upon Tegile’s success and increase opportunities through new programs and resources designed to promote success in a hyper-competitive marketplace.

“These extraordinary executives support every aspect of the channel ecosystem, from technical innovation to marketing to business development, working tirelessly to keep the channel moving into the future,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company “They are creating and elevating channel partner programs, developing fresh go-to-market strategies, strengthening the channel’s network of partnerships and building creative new IT solutions, among many other contributions. We congratulate all the 2017 Women of the Channel on their stellar accomplishments and look forward to their future success.”

The 2017 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at To learn more about Tegile’s partner ecosystem, visit:

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About Tegile Systems

Tegile Systems is pioneering a new generation of flash-driven enterprise storage arrays that balance performance, capacity, features and price for virtualization, file services and database applications. With Tegile’s line of all-flash and hybrid storage arrays, the company is redefining the traditional approach to storage by providing a family of arrays that accelerate business critical enterprise applications and allow customers to significantly consolidate mixed workloads in virtualized environments.

Tegile’s patented IntelliFlash™ technology accelerates performance and enables inline deduplication and compression of data so each array has a usable capacity far greater than its raw capacity. Tegile’s award-winning solutions enable customers to better address the requirements of server virtualization, virtual desktop integration and database integration than any other offerings. Featuring both NAS and SAN connectivity, Tegile arrays are easy-to-use, fully redundant and highly scalable. They come complete with built-in snapshot, remote-replication, near-instant recovery, onsite or offsite failover, and VM-aware features. Additional information is available at Follow Tegile on Twitter @tegile.