CRN Names Doyenz Executive to List of 2012 Channel Chiefs

Eric Webster Recognized for Driving Growth of Cloud-Based Recovery Services
Seattle, Washington
February 20, 2012

Doyenz, a leading provider of cloud-based recovery services for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), announced today that Eric Webster, chief revenue officer, was named to CRN’s 2012 list of Channel Chiefs for the third consecutive year. This prestigious list spotlights the most influential and powerful leaders in the IT channel and recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization.

“Over the past year, we have seen explosive growth in our channel program including expansion into the U.K. market,” said Ashutosh Tiwary, Founder and CEO, Doyenz. “We are very proud of the hard work and dedication that Eric brings to creating such a strong channel program. His knowledge and expertise is an imperative resource and motivator for our technology, services, and company as a whole.”

Doyenz’s cloud-based service enables recovery for VMware vSphere environments in the cloud in less than 15 minutes. Doyenz leverages vSphere virtual machine snapshots to take both full and incremental backups of virtual machines for enterprise-grade recovery of production environments, providing virtual failover in minutes instead of hours or days. Additionally, with Doyenz Virtual Lab, businesses can proactively ensure the integrity of the disaster recovery environment by frequently testing it in the cloud.

With more than 15 years of channel experience, Webster oversees all revenue and customer operations at Doyenz, as well as marketing and partnerships. He previously was the vice president of sales and marketing, where he developed the company's go-to-market strategy. The 2012 Channel Chiefs were selected by the CRN editorial team based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue, and public support for the importance of IT Channel Sales. The complete list of 2012 Channel Chiefs is featured in the February issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.crn.com.

About Doyenz
Doyenz provides an innovative cloud platform that meets the business continuity needs of small and medium-sized businesses. Doyenz rCloud is the pre-eminent cloud recovery solution that replicates and recovers VMware virtual environments for SMBs. With rCloud, IT service providers can restore virtual production server environments in under fifteen minutes, providing quick access to business critical applications. Through a simple online portal, IT professionals use rCloud to instantly verify that their production servers are replicated and ready to be restored in the event of an outage. As a result, IT service providers can reduce recovery time objectives and ensure the continuity of business operations if disaster strikes. Doyenz is a privately held company based in Bellevue, Washington. For more information, please visit www.doyenz.com.