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ViaWest's Kayla Kirkeby Named to the 2014 CRN Women of the Channel List

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/09/14 -- ViaWest, the leading colocation, managed services, and cloud provider in North America, announces that Kayla Kirkeby, ViaWest Senior Director of Marketing, has been named to the 2014 CRN Women of the Channel. The annual list highlights the accomplishments of female executives within vendor, distribution, and solution provider organizations, and the impact they are having on the advancement of the IT channel industry as a whole.

Responsible for supporting not only key channel partnerships, Ms. Kirkeby also helped launched a new company website, partner portal and a series of marketing campaigns to promote ViaWest's new data centers. With a focus on partner enablement, she has been a driving force for the company's marketing strategy and in serving its varied client and channel partner base.

"These female executives have risen in the ranks of their organizations and are leaving their indelible mark on the technology channel. We celebrate their many contributions and the varied ways in which they help solution providers grow and thrive every day," said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. "We congratulate the Women of the Channel, and look forward to their continued success."

"ViaWest has grown its channel program over 30 percent this past year and we are extremely proud of Kayla's accomplishments in leading her marketing team and in contributing to our partners' success and growth," stated Christopher Rajiah, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for ViaWest. "As a long-time supporter of women in the technology sector, we applaud Kayla's incredible drive to ensure that our customers and partners have access to the right sales enablement and engagement tools, along with ensuring they understand how to leverage infrastructure and cloud services to further their growth and success."

ViaWest's Partner Connect program enables partners to meet the increasing market demand from businesses who are looking for reliable and compliant solutions to protect their IT infrastructure and scale into managed services and cloud solutions to address their growing data requirements. Designed to reward the channel's commitment, ViaWest's Partner Connect program encompasses flexible compensation options and access to strong sales enablement tools to arm partners to offer innovative infrastructure solutions to their end user clients while increasing their bottom line.

The company has recently opened another fault tolerant data center in Minnesota, in addition to its 26 facilities across Colorado, Texas, Arizona, Oregon, Nevada and Utah. To find out more about ViaWest's Partner Connect program and its compliant colocation, cloud and managed services solutions, please contact [email protected].

The Women of the Channel is featured in the June issue of CRN magazine and online at http://www.crn.com/rankings-and-lists/wotc2014.htm.

About ViaWest
ViaWest is the leading colocation services provider in North America, with a comprehensive suite of fully compliant environments, including premium wholesale and retail colocation, private and public clouds and managed services. Enabling businesses to leverage both their existing IT infrastructure and emerging cloud resources, ViaWest delivers the right balance of cost, scalability and security. With a team-based account management approach and 100% uptime guarantee, ViaWest offers tailored solutions designed for maximum reliability and flexibility.

For additional information on ViaWest, please visit www.viawest.com or call 1-877-448-9378. Follow ViaWest on LinkedIn and Twitter.

About The Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.

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The Channel Company
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Vanessa Eixman
ViaWest
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