CRN Names StorageCraft 2009 Emerging Technology Vendor

StorageCraft Technology Corporation ( ), a provider of innovative disaster recovery , system migration, data protection and security solutions for servers, desktops and laptops , today announced it has been selected by Everything Channel as a 2009 CRN Emerging Technology vendor for its ShadowProtect™ line of award-winning, disk-based backup, disaster recovery and system migration software. CRN ‘s Emerging Technology Vendor list captures companies that are delivering high margins for solutions providers with innovative and easy-to-use technology that undercuts industry giants.

StorageCraft ShadowProtect Server Edition™, ShadowProtect Small Business Server Edition™, ShadowProtect Desktop Edition™ and ShadowProtect IT Edition™ include hardware independent restore (HIR) features, allowing IT administrators to backup, restore or migrate server, desktop and laptop systems to any environment, whether physical or virtual.

“Being recognized as a CRN Emerging Technology Vendor for the second year in a row confirms that StorageCraft is a great fit for solution providers, allowing them to increase profits, reduce downtime and provide simple and effective disaster recovery to their customers,” said Curt James, vice president of marketing and business development at StorageCraft. “We continue to show our commitment to our channel partners by developing innovative technology and with our StorageCraft Reseller Partner Program—one of the fastest-growing partner programs in the U.S.”

The no-cost StorageCraft Reseller Partner Program offers free training, free NFR software and free sales support. Partners receive a dedicated business development manager and technical account manager. For more information about joining this program, visit:

CRN Emerging Technology Criteria

The vendors who make the CRN Emerging Technology Vendor list were founded in 2001 or later, have revenue under $1 billion and have an active U.S. channel strategy. Final selection to the Emerging Technology Vendor list was made by the CRN editorial team after a review of submitted information.

“Solution Providers seek out innovative vendors that create new and innovative ideas to help them build revenue and customer loyalty,” said Robert C. DeMarzo, senior vice president and editorial director, Everything Channel. “Our Emerging Tech list is where Solution Providers go to find these vendors. We congratulate all of the vendors for their innovation and creativity and their commitment to the technology sales channel.”

Vendors who make the CRN Emerging Tech list must have an established solution provider program and formal guidelines for recruiting channel partners. They must demonstrate that its direct sales mix is trending down as evidenced by the company’s revenue history, a channel positive or channel neutral strategy for internal sales compensation, and not be a dominant market share player.

About StorageCraft Technology Corporation

StorageCraft Technology Corporation provides innovative disk-based backup, disaster recovery, system migration, data protection and security solutions for servers, desktops and laptops. StorageCraft delivers software products that reduce downtime, improve security and stability for systems and data and lower the total cost of ownership for servers, desktops and laptops.

Everything Channel ,

Everything Channel is the one-stop shop for accessing, enabling, managing and accelerating technology sales channels. From branding and recruiting to marketing and sales, Everything Channel offers technology marketers the unmatched breadth and depth of global brands and market intelligence combined with unparalleled audience loyalty and credibility serving all technology sales channels through an extensive database. Everything Channel provides innovative sales and marketing solutions to arm the sellers of technology with the resources they need to achieve measurable and significant results.

About United Business Media Limited ( )

UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets. UBM’s businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities – from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists – with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.