MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – February 29, 2016 — / – Axcient, the leader in Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS), announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Mark Petoskey, VP of Channel and Sales, to its prestigious list of 2016 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organizations through solution provider partners.

Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff on the basis of their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community and strategies for driving future growth and innovation. Each of the 2016 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.

As a 100% channel-focused company, Axcient designed programs and products to serve both IT Services companies, as well as resellers serving the SMB and mid market. Axcient’s patented Virtual Office replicates an organization’s entire IT infrastructure in the cloud and is the only solution on the market that can be deployed in three ways – direct to cloud, via virtual appliance, or physical appliance. With Axcient, partners can offer small- to medium-sized businesses a single, powerfully simple management console that save costs and reduces complexity while improving both Recovery Point Objectives (RPO) and Recovery Time Objectives (RTO).

“We are honored to present the 2016 lineup of CRN Channel Chiefs, comprised of outstanding executives who move our entire industry forward by cultivating exemplary partner programs and executing cutting-edge business strategy,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “They represent an extraordinary group of individuals who lead by example and serve as both invaluable advocates and innovators of the IT channel. We applaud their incredible strides and look forward to following their accomplishments in the coming year.”

“Axcient is very fortunate to have a fantastic group of dedicated partners that enable our growth and augment our ability to serve customers. Our success is due, in large part, to our partners and the technology that we design to meet the needs of the customer,” said Mark Petoskey. “I am honored to be recognized by the Channel Company and I look forward to continuing to build our channel in 2016 with strong programs and disruptive technology in the disaster recovery space.”

The 2016 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2016 issue of CRN and online at

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About Axcient
Axcient’s Business Recovery Cloud eliminates data loss, keeps applications up and running, and ensures that IT operations never go down. Companies use Axcient to replace legacy backup, server replication, disaster recovery and archiving products, with a single integrated platform that mirrors an entire business in the cloud. With Axcient’s Powerfully Simple Recovery Cloud you can restore data, failover applications, and virtualize servers or an entire office with a click. Thousands of businesses trust Axcient to keep their IT infrastructure running and employees always productive. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif.

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