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Connected Data’s Samina Subedar Named to 2015 CRN Women of the Channel List

Recognized for Accomplishments and Technology Channel Influence; Subedar Also Named to The Channel Company’s “Up-And-Comers” List

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – June 1, 2015 – Connected Data® today announced that Senior Channel Marketing Manager, Samina Subedar has been named to The Channel Company’s prestigious 2015 CRN® Women of the Channel. The annual list honors outstanding female executives across vendor channel organizations, distributors, solution providers, and other women prominently involved in the IT channel ecosystem for their successes and the far-reaching impact they are having on the technology industry going forward.

This year’s Women of the Channel were carefully reviewed and selected by the editors of CRN based on their accomplishments and the influence they wield over the technology channel. Subedar was also named to The Channel Company’s “Up-And-Comers” list, which honors a group of rising-star female executives in the industry. Subedar’s achievements since joining Connected Data include spearheading the launch of the Excelerate Partner Program for Transporter, helping Connected Data recruit over 250 new partners in less than six months, and helping to increase channel sales by triple digits.

“These executives have made a lasting mark on the industry, expanding the breadth of influence in the technology channel,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “We congratulate the Women of the Channel, and celebrate their innovative contributions and commitment to the IT channel community.”

”Samina has been instrumental in accelerating Connected Data’s recent channel growth,” said Russ Johnson, COO, Connected Data. “She understands that a successful channel strategy depends not just on offering innovative solutions that exceed end customer expectations, but also on building relationships with partners based on trust and a continuous demonstration of commitment to their success.”

Subedar has over six years of experience in the technology channel, previously as marketing manager at ATP Electronics. She received an MBA from the University of California, Davis, Graduate School of Management.

The Women of the Channel will be featured in the June issue of CRN, and online at

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About The Channel Company

The Channel Company, with established brands including CRN®, XChange® Events, IPED® and SharedVue®, is the channel community’s trusted authority for growth and innovation. 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

About Connected Data

Connected Data, the creator of the Transporter private cloud appliance, is focused on changing the way consumers and businesses manage their files. Transporter appliances allow customers to privately sync, access, share and protect data at a fraction of the cost of fee-based cloud services. The fast-growing Transporter network includes over 35,000 users managing more than 20 Petabytes of storage all over the world. Connected Data is privately funded and based in Santa Clara, Calif. For more information, please visit

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Media Contacts:

Sabrina Sanchez
The Ventana Group, for Connected Data
(925) 785-3014

Nicole Gorman
The Ventana Group, for Connected Data
(508) 397-0131