Press Release

NexGen MSPs Honor Wasabi with an XCellence Award at the 2019 NexGen® Conference

November 4, 2019

BOSTON, MA - November 4, 2019 - Wasabi, the hot cloud storage company, announced today that it has been honored with an XCellence Award in the “Best in Show” category during The Channel Company’s 2019 NexGen® Conference. In winning this award, which was voted on by NexGen attendees, Wasabi continues to demonstrate its success in developing next-generation solutions and services that will fuel the growth of managed services professionals.

Wasabi delivers disruptive storage technology that is 1/5th the price of Amazon S3 and faster than industry competitors. Wasabi is on a mission to disrupt cloud storage with remarkable innovation and steep price cuts that allow enterprises to reimagine the value of their data to fully realize their company goals. Designed for exabyte-scale and extreme data durability, Wasabi also features a single high-performance tier with no charge for data egress or API requests. Unlike first generation cloud vendors, Wasabi is solely focused on providing the world's best cloud object storage service.

“NexGen presents an unmatched opportunity for technology suppliers to showcase their wealth of cloud-powered solutions and services to the channel’s elite managed services professionals,” said Bill Jones, senior vice president and general manager of events, The Channel Company. “The NexGen XCellence Award winners symbolize what it means to be a leading-edge IT vendor who is dedicated to developing the technologies that will help MSPs move away from commoditized offerings and offer tailored solutions to meet the needs of small, medium and enterprise customers. We congratulate these top technology organizations and wish them continued success.”

“Given the other great companies at the show, we’re thrilled to receive this honor,” says David Friend, CEO of Wasabi. “We are very appreciative of the attendees that voted for us and we look forward to continuing to deliver reliable, cost effective and fast cloud storage to our customers.”

The Channel Company hosted the NexGen Conference this year at the Anaheim Marriott in Anaheim, Calif., from October 22-24. NexGen is designed for cloud-focused and services-led managed services professionals who are interested in identifying the products, services and strategic partners that will drive their managed services business going forward.

To learn more about 2019 NexGen® Conference and the XCellence Awards, visit


About Wasabi:

Wasabi is the hot cloud storage company delivering disruptive storage technology that is 1/5th the price of Amazon S3 and faster than the competition with no fees for egress or API requests. Unlike first generation cloud vendors, Wasabi focuses solely on providing the world's best cloud storage platform. Created by Carbonite co-founders and cloud storage pioneers David Friend and Jeff Flowers, Wasabi is on a mission to commoditize the storage industry. Wasabi is a privately held company based in Boston, MA. Follow and connect with Wasabi on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and our blog.


About The Channel Company:

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.



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The Channel Company



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