Guide Highlights Best-in-Class Channel Partner Programs

HOUSTON, TX – September 19, 2019 — / — iland, an industry-leading provider of secure application and data protection cloud services built on proven VMware technology, today announced CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized iland in its 2019 Cloud Partner Program Guide for the second year in a row. The guide is a list of leading technology vendors with cloud-related partner programs that enable and accelerate the growth of solution providers’ cloud initiatives.

The CRN 2019 Cloud Partner Program Guide helps solution providers navigate the growing cloud marketplace to find technology suppliers with ground-breaking cloud offerings and partner programs. To be included in the Cloud Partner Program Guide, tech vendors must have unique partner program benefits that deliver cloud infrastructure or applications.

Earlier this year, CRN awarded iland with a five-star rating in its Cloud Partner Program Guide as an elite subset of companies that offer solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs.

The iland partner program provides VARs, MSPs, referral agents and master agents across six continents the tools and resources they need to help VMware users migrate to the cloud. iland is a 25-year-old provider of Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Backup as a Service (BaaS) offered across nine global data centers including Los Angeles, Dallas, Washington, D.C., London, Manchester, Amsterdam, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney.

As a VMware Cloud Verified provider, iland offers services running on top of the complete VMware Cloud Infrastructure with full access to its integration and interoperability, cost optimization and flexibility capabilities. iland’s DRaaS services have been recognized for four straight years in the Leaders quadrant of the Gartner 2019 Magic Quadrant for DRaaS.

The company recently expanded its partner program to include a partner portal for training, certification and sales management, new opportunities for partners through the addition of a data center in Canada, and Catalyst, a complementary cloud assessment tool that helps partners and customers plan and manage their data and workloads in the cloud.

“Since being named to the CRN Cloud Partner Program Guide last year, iland has been working to further enhance our product offerings, tools and resources to help partners take advantage of the growing trend of cloud adoption by organizations of all sizes,” said Koorosh Khashayar, vice president of iland global channels. “We continue to invest in new capabilities and hiring to expand our global team of cloud and channel experts to help organizations take advantage of the reliability and affordability of iland’s secure cloud.”

“Finding the right technology vendor to partner with is a major challenge, particularly for solution providers with limited time and resources at their disposal,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “The Cloud Partner Program Guide simplifies the process of researching and identifying the top cloud partner programs. It features comprehensive resources, support, training, and financial incentives, along with an unprecedented list of innovative technology vendors that consistently meet or exceed partners’ expectations.”

The Cloud Partner Program Guide can be viewed online at Additional coverage will be featured in the October issue of CRN Magazine.

About iland
iland is a global cloud service provider of secure and compliant hosting for infrastructure (IaaS), disaster recovery (DRaaS), and backup as a service (BaaS). They are recognized by industry analysts as a leader in disaster recovery. The award-winning iland Secure Cloud Console natively combines deep layered security, predictive analytics, and compliance to deliver unmatched visibility and ease of management for all of iland’s cloud services. Headquartered in Houston, Texas and London, UK, iland delivers cloud services from its data centers throughout North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Learn more at

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