Logicalis US’ Allison West Hughes Named One of CRN’s 2016 Women of the Channel

Solution Provider Regional Sales Exec Recognized for Leadership and Vision

NEW YORK, May 17, 2016 – Logicalis US, an international IT solutions and managed services provider (www.us.logicalis.com), announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Allison West Hughes, Regional Vice President of Sales-West, to its prestigious 2016 Women of the Channel list. The women executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. Each is recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision, and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation.

CRN editors select the Women of the Channel honorees on the basis of their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel.

Hughes has an impressive history of sales leadership throughout the channel.  At Logicalis, she is responsible for all enterprise, commercial and SLED business in the Western region.  In the past year, she has focused significant attention on honing Logicalis’ partner landscape in the West, selecting partners that offer the most relevancy to Logicalis’ customers and developing deeper relationships with a balanced portfolio of established partners and challengers throughout the market. Together with her colleagues, Hughes has also developed vertical solutions and bundles that will resonate with customers in key target markets.

“I am particularly honored to have been selected for inclusion in CRN’s coveted Women of the Channel list,” Hughes says.  “As more organizations focus on becoming service-defined, digitally driven organizations, we’re going to see a tremendous change in the roles and responsibilities of women in technology which will transform the way IT is delivered and create a plethora of new and very different technology jobs in the process. That’s exactly why CRN’s Women of the Channel list is so important. This list recognizes the most significant achievements of women who are making their mark as leaders in technology-related fields, an important milestone that gives young women interested in STEM careers evidence that they too can take their place in the channel and succeed in this growing market.”

“These executives have made a lasting mark on our industry – growing and elevating partner programs, leading transitions to new business models and introducing cutting-edge go-to-market strategies, among other remarkable achievements,” says Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “We congratulate all the 2016 Women of the Channel and celebrate their singular contributions to the advancement of the channel ecosystem.”

The 2016 Women of the Channel list will be featured in the June issue of CRN magazine and online at www.CRN.com/wotc2016.

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About Logicalis

Logicalis is an international IT solutions and managed services provider with a breadth of knowledge and expertise in communications and collaboration; data center and cloud services; and managed services.

Logicalis employs over 4,000 people worldwide, including highly trained service specialists who design, deploy and manage complex IT infrastructures to meet the needs of over 6,500 corporate and public sector customers. To achieve this, Logicalis maintains strong partnerships with technology leaders such as Cisco, HP, IBM, EMC, NetApp, Microsoft, VMware and ServiceNow on an international basis. It has specialized solutions for enterprise and medium-sized companies in vertical markets covering financial services, TMT (telecommunications, media and technology), education, healthcare, retail, government, manufacturing and professional services, helping customers benefit from cutting-edge technologies in a cost-effective way.

The Logicalis Group has annualized revenues of over $1.5 billion from operations in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific and is one of the leading IT and communications solution integrators specializing in the areas of advanced technologies and services.

The Logicalis Group is a division of Datatec Limited, listed on the Johannesburg and London AIM Stock Exchanges, with revenues of over $6 billion.

For more information, visit www.us.logicalis.com.

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