Press Release

Wasabi Named to the CRN® Data Center 50 List

March 3, 2020

Boston, MA, March 3, 2020 — Wasabi, the hot cloud storage company, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized Wasabi on its 2020 Data Center 50 list, which represents an elite group of suppliers who expertly support data centers within the IT landscape.

CRN’s Data Center 50 list is a trusted resource for solution providers in search of the best offerings to meet their data center needs. When considering technology suppliers for this annual list, CRN® editors weigh multiple factors, including the company’s overall impact, its influence on the channel, and the services it brings to the market. These technology suppliers offer best-in-class solutions and services for premier data center management, protection, and support.

“On behalf of our team, I want to congratulate the elite technology suppliers named to CRN’s 2020 Data Center 50 list,” said Bob Skelley, CEO, The Channel Company. “These companies consistently drive efficiencies and innovative solutions for their partners. Their commitment to ongoing R&D, customization and security for data center infrastructure is driving significant technology advancements for solution providers to leverage with their customers.”

David Friend, CEO of Wasabi adds, “We are excited to have a spot on the 2020 Data Center 50 list. The demand for Wasabi hot cloud storage continues to grow and our goal is to have data centers conveniently located close to our customers. As Wasabi continues to grow its global presence, our plan is to open more data centers with a smaller footprint at a lower cost, bringing greater value to customers around the world.”

Wasabi's rapidly growing global footprint of data centers includes two on the US East Coast in Manassas and Ashburn, Virginia, one on the US West Coast in Hillsboro, Oregon, and two international locations including Amsterdam, Netherlands and the recently opened Tokyo, Japan. With multiple locations globally, Wasabi’s customers are provided with more connectivity options, additional data center redundancy, and faster speeds for enterprises in close proximity to their respective locations. Wasabi offers the most affordable and high performing cloud storage solution and will continue to grow and scale alongside global customers to accommodate future data storage needs at the industry’s best rates.

The Data Center 50 list will be featured online at

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 unequalled 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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