Remote-First-Company/NEW YORK – November 11, 2022 – VAST Data, the data platform company for the AI-powered world, today announced it has been named ‘Emerging Vendor of the Year’ at the CRN Channel Awards 2022. The award ceremony was held yesterday, 10 November at Evolution in London.
The Emerging Vendor of the Year category recognizes new, rising technology suppliers six years old or younger that have helped channel partners build and grow a profitable business.
Winning the ‘Emerging Vendor’ category is a huge achievement and a testament to our incredible partners who started the journey with us as well as VAST’s channel team who brought our strategy to life. It is a strong acknowledgment of our commitment to building a channel-first company,” said Kate Goodwin, Director of Channel, International at VAST Data.
Over the past two years, VAST has strengthened its relationship with validated Alliance Partners and developed best-practice architectures for ransomware recovery, scalable data analytics, AI computing and more. These efforts allow VAST and VAST’s distributor partners to provide its resellers with a blueprint for the future of AI-powered computing that they can repeat across all of the enterprise IT community.
The award also spotlights VAST’s global expansion, validated by partner-led wins in the US, EMEA, and Asia Pacific. The company recently shared a business update, highlighting strong global growth metrics through the first half of 2022 and market share capture that is on pace at 58x the industry average over the past 2 years.
Innovation remains core to VAST’s mission and strategy and is central to its evolution from a data storage company to a data infrastructure company. VAST will continue to expand internationally, adopting new partners and strengthening its long-term relationships with existing partners. On the horizon are new OEM announcements and go-to-market relationships to provide customers, partners and options on VAST’s deployment in a hybrid cloud strategy environment.
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