Susie Galyardt of XIOSS Inc. Recognized as One of CRN’s 2016 Women of the Channel

Atlanta, GA,May 20, 2016 – XIOSS Inc. (XIOSS) announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Susie Galyardt, CEO, XIOSS Inc., to its prestigious 2016 Women of the Channel list. The women executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. Each is recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision, and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation.

CRN editors select the Women of the Channel honorees on the basis of their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel.

Susie Galyardt, as XIOSS Founder and Chief Executive Office, launched XIOSS, a data solution provider in 2008. Under her leadership, XIOSS has not only grown exponentially but landed at No. 1 on CRN’s Fast Growth 100 List in 2012 and in the top 50 on CRN’s Next Generation list of solution providers. Susie was named in the Power 50 of CRN’s annual Women of the Channel in 2012, 2013, and 2016, awarded to the highest ranking women holding the most prominent channel-focused positions in vendor or solution provider organizations. Susie is a catalyst, not just in the technology industry but as a passionate advocate connecting innovation and people to drive new opportunities.

“These executives have made a lasting mark on our industry—growing and elevating partner programs, leading transitions to new business models and introducing cutting-edge go-to-market strategies, among other remarkable achievements.” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “We congratulate all the 2016 Women of the Channel and celebrate their singular contributions to the advancement of the channel ecosystem.”

The 2016 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at

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XIOSS is a leading-edge Data Storage Solutions Provider, providing data consulting, professional services, hardware and software, XIOSS is vendor neutral and committed to providing customers with the best solutions on the market, combined with the highest level of customer service and support. XIOSS’s partner portfolio includes manufacturers such as Oracle, Hitachi Data Systems, EMC, NetApp, Silver Peak, Symantec, Commvault, Avere, Cleversafe, Actifio, SolidFire, Nasuni, Tintri, Zerto, Tegile, Dropbox, Nimble Storage, Code 42, SwiftStack and Quantum to provide tailored solutions to meet customers’ unique and ever changing needs. XIOSS has built a team of talented engineers with wide breadth knowledge, industry certifications and hands on data storage architecture experience in large enterprise and industry sector accounts meeting client’s technical challenges while exceeding expectations with high-quality support and service. Core areas of expertise include: Storage Virtualization, Backup and Recovery, Replication and Disaster Recovery, Storage Tuning and Management, Data Migration, Data Archive, Cloud Strategy, Cloud Storage Integration, Database Virtualization, Mainframe Storage Integration and more.

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