AUSTIN, Texas -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gravitant, the leading software company in the enterprise cloud brokerage and management market, announced today that CEO Mohammed Farooq was named one of CRN’s Top 100 Executives for 2013. This annual list salutes the most influential, innovative and game-changing channel executives in North America.
Mohammed Farooq, CEO, Gravitant (Photo: Business Wire)
The Top 100 Executives list is based on ongoing feedback throughout the year from solution providers, with rankings based on channel influence, effectiveness and visibility, along with business and sales impact. Final selections were made by a panel of CRN editors. Among the criteria considered were channel sales volume, channel investment and resources, channel advocacy and visibility, and performance in The Channel Company research projects including the Annual Report Card and Channel Champions.
Gravitant enables the next generation channel partner. Today’s business model for the IT channel is being impacted by the multi-billion dollar shift to cloud. To respond, channel partners must embrace the cloud and Gravitant’s cloud service brokerage software platform is a leading enabler of this. With Gravitant, channel partners get a unified cloud service delivery platform that enables them to make money in the cloud.
“I am honored to be selected by CRN. This shows the importance CRN places on IT channel partners transforming to be cloud channel partners,” said Mohammed Farooq, Chairman and CEO of Gravitant. “Gravitant has a strong commitment to help channel partners succeed in the new cloud IT model.”
“Each individual featured on CRN’s Top 100 Executives list has shown an unwavering commitment to the IT channel and serves as an example to the industry at large of how to be a successful leader, innovator and influencer,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company.
Expanded coverage of the 2013 Top 100 Executives is featured in the October issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.crn.com. To learn more about how Gravitant enables channel partners, check out the showcase.
Gravitant (www.gravitant.com) provides transformational cloud brokerage and management. We power the longest running enterprise cloud brokerage in the industry and are trusted by some of the largest enterprises in the country as their IT-as-a-Service platform. Gravitant’s cloudMatrix makes it easy to select, procure, consume, and manage cloud services and enables users to move from a slow service-ticket model to an agile design-to-order model. The results: improved time-to-value from months to minutes and IT costs slashed by up to 50%. cloudMatrix can be white-labeled by systems integrators, service providers.
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