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Wasabi Technologies Featured on the CRN® 2020 Software-Defined Data Center 50 List

June 8, 2020

Boston, June 8, 2020 — Wasabi, the hot cloud storage company, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized Wasabi on its 2020 Software-Defined Data Center 50 list. The annual list highlights companies that partner with solution providers to deliver best-in-class data technology that meets the evolving needs of today’s data centers. 

To support the critical demands of data storage for enterprise organizations, technology solutions must go beyond the rigid structures of on-premises solutions to create a new standard of cloud capabilities in areas like virtualized compute, storage, and network automation. This list, created by a panel of CRN® editors each year, considers the strength of a vendor’s technology portfolio, channel influence, effectiveness, and visibility, as well as its business and sales impact on the channel.

“Every company needs a way to effectively store data, but the true value comes in the accessibility of that data as it helps drive an organization’s success,” said Marty Falaro, Wasabi SVP Global Sales and Alliances. “We are proud to be recognized by CRN for our technology’s innovative, yet simple pricing model that sets us apart from the competition and builds a new foundation for the types of data solutions that our partners can offer organizations across industries.” 

With a growing global footprint, Wasabi’s customers can count on cloud storage with disruptively affordable pricing,  increased connectivity, redundancy, and faster speeds. Wasabi’s one simple tier ofcloud storage is offered at 1/5th the price of Amazon S3, including choice of a pay-as-you-go orreserved capacity storage pricing model Wasabi partners have the opportunity to fuel success by offering their customers a predictably priced service with no fees for egress or API requests. Wasabi is dedicated to empowering its partners with a high-performing cloud storage solution that allows for  future growth and flexibility for all their customer’s data needs.

“These vendors are leading the charge in the software-defined data center market, working with solution providers to create cost-effective data center solutions that help enterprises foster a more agile and scalable IT environment," said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “On behalf of The Channel Company, we congratulate them for their unwavering commitment to delivering best-in-class data center products and services, improving their customers’ business and raising the bar for the autonomous data center.”

The Software-Defined Data Center 50 list is featured online at

About Wasabi:

Wasabi provides simple, predictable and affordable hot cloud storage for businesses all over the world. It enables organizations to store and instantly access an infinite amount of data at 1/5th the price of the competition with no complex tiers or unpredictable egress fees. Trusted by customers worldwide, Wasabi has been recognized as one of technology's fastest growing and most visionary companies. Created by Carbonite co-founders and cloud storage pioneers David Friend and Jeff Flowers, Wasabi has secured $110 million in funding to date and is a privately held company based in Boston.

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