The Cloud Provider Datapipe Strengthens UK Channel Focus
Datapipe, a global provider for managed services and infrastructure for subcontracted IT and cloud computing recently announced that Chris Roberts has joined their team as Channel Director for EMEA. Roberts will work with the current Datapipe EMEA partners and will additionally develop new business in the VAR/SI, service provider channel and technology vendor.
Datapipe provides world-class managed services and is skilled in providing IT solutions, presenting a competitive advantage for channel partners from UK, who are looking for additional chances for growth. Chris Roberts explained it further, “Cloud computing has provided VAR/SI and service provider industries with a new revenue stream to enhance their businesses. Datapipe’s award-winning managed services provide a competitive advantage for the UK and EMEA channel market, enabling them to quickly take advantage of cloud computing and virtualization, business continuity, disaster recovery, Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and other solutions to strengthen their businesses.”
Previously, Roberts has supervised Iomart’s channel business, developing it into a multi-million pound entity. Holding the position, he was accountable for constructing, supporting and distributing an indirect plan for the channel community. Moreover, Iomart’s biggest hosting contracts were brought upon, in his tenure. Roberts even executed an exemplary training program for the VAR community of the company along with the official recognition of Iomart as a Dell Managed Services Provider.
“The EMEA market presents an important opportunity for Datapipe,” said Robb Allen, Datapipe’s CEO. “In order for us to properly serve this market, we require a seasoned channel veteran, who clearly understands the unique UK VAR/IS needs, to deliver measurable value to all parties. Chris’s experienced knowledge of the EMEA channel market is a welcome addition to our team.”