Cloud Backup & DR Provider Increases MSP Channel Growth by 310%

SUNNYVALE, Calif.– February 25, 2014 — / — announced today that Director of Channels Art Ledbetter has been named one of CRN’s 2014 Channel Chiefs for the second consecutive year. This prestigious list of the most influential and powerful leaders in the IT channel recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organizations.’s managed service provider (MSP) partner network grew by 310 percent over 2012 – demonstrating that the company’s simple, appliance-less approach and enterprise-grade performance address MSPs’ demand for fast, secure and affordable cloud backup and disaster recovery.

Tweet this: @zettanet Art Ledbetter, director of channels, recognized as a CRN 2014 Channel Chief’s enterprise-grade cloud backup and disaster recovery solution is optimized for large data sets above 500GB and transfers up to 5TB in 24 hours without requiring an appliance. All data is encrypted in transit across the Internet and at rest in SSAE-16 certified data centers, with 99.99996% backup reliability and 100% recovery reliability.

For more than 10 years, Channel Chiefs have been selected by the CRN editorial team based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue, and public support for the importance of IT Channel Sales. channel partners find it easy and profitable to engage in’s partner program, and enter a high growth market with advantages that include:

• Pricing model that helps partners generate higher recurring revenue stream, with no hidden costs.

• Web-based management portal that enables partners to easily deploy and manage backup environments to deliver increased margins.

• Sell-with model, along with a team of sales executives incented to collaborate and build business with partners, demonstrates a true partnering commitment.

“The 2014 Channel Chiefs list recognizes vendor executives dedicated to driving channel programs in the IT marketplace,” said Kelley Damore, Senior Vice President, Editorial Director, CRN. “Our annual Channel Chiefs issue is a must-read for IT solution providers evaluating new vendors or looking to expand solution offerings. These are the people, the products and the programs that any savvy solution provider needs to know. We congratulate this year’s Channel Chiefs for their stellar record of business innovation and applaud them for their continued dedication to the partner community.”

“It’s an honor to be recognized by CRN as a Channel Chief,” said Art Ledbetter, director of channels at “We’re always looking for ways to make it easier for our partners to do business with Zetta, with a focus around reducing administration and enhancing our partners’ ability to generate higher recurring revenue.”

Selected by CRN’s editorial staff, the 2014 Channel Chiefs list is featured in the 2/25/14 issue of CRN Magazine and will be featured online at

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About is the fastest growing enterprise-grade cloud backup and disaster recovery solution provider for small and mid-size enterprises and MSPs. Zetta is enabling 650+ enterprises to simplify and automate backups and instantly recover data using just a web browser. Advanced security, high redundancy and a high-performance architecture delivers enterprise-grade data protection that scales to meet business requirements for accelerating data growth.

With headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif., was established in 2008 by successful serial entrepreneurs and technology executives from companies such as Netscape, VeriSign, Symantec, EMC, and Shutterfly. For more information, visit or Follow Zetta on Twitter

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