Dataguise’s Patty Nghiem Named to the 2014 CRN Women of the Channel List

San Jose, Calif., June 5, 2014 – Dataguise®, the leading provider of data-centric security solutions for Big Data Protection, today announced at Hadoop Summit that Patty Nghiem, vice president of marketing and business development, has been named to the 2014 CRN Women of the Channel list. The annual list highlights the accomplishments of female executives within vendor, distribution, and solution provider organizations, and the impact they are having on the advancement of the IT channel industry as a whole. Patty has also been named to the CRN 15 Channel Up-and-Comers list which gives special recognition to rising-star female executives at companies across the channel.

Patty is responsible for Dataguise’s channel, alliances and marketing strategy. Since joining the company, she has created and launched Dataguise’s Big Data Protection Partner Program (BDP3) and drove the rollout of the Dataguise Security Sandbox with Hadoop distribution partners Hortonworks and MapR. Over the coming year, Patty plans for a ten-fold increase in the number of partners in the Dataguise BDP3 and a five-fold increase in revenue through the channel. Patty also founded the Dataguise Women’s Network, which encourages women to collaborate and “lean in” during discussions in the workplace. Prior to Dataguise, Patty ran global partner operations at Salesforce.com from 2012-2013, where she led the team that supported, enabled and grew the Cloud Alliance partner program, an ecosystem of over 2,000 Salesforce partners.

“These female executives have risen in the ranks of their organizations and are leaving their indelible mark on the technology channel. We celebrate their many contributions and the varied ways in which they help solution providers grow and thrive every day,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “We congratulate the Women of the Channel, and look forward to their continued success.”

“I am honored to be recognized as one of CRN’s Women of the Channel and one of the CRN 15 Up-and-Comers. Nghiem said. “The success and accomplishments that we’ve achieved at Dataguise with our business and technology relationships is a result of collaborative effort of many women and men. I look forward to continue working with the Dataguise team and our Big Data channel partners to achieve the goals we’ve set this year.”

The Women of the Channel will be featured in the June issue of CRN magazine and online at www.crn.com.

About Dataguise

Dataguise is the leading provider of data privacy protection and compliance intelligence for sensitive data assets stored in both Big Data and traditional repositories. Dataguise’s comprehensive and centrally managed solutions allow companies to maintain a 360 degree view of their sensitive data, evaluate their compliance exposure risks, and enforce the most appropriate remediation policies, whether the data is stored on premises or inthe cloud.Dataguise is recognized as a visionary by one of the world’s leading analyst firms for its ability to help its cus tomers to reduce the risk of data breaches and to remain compliant with leading regulations designed to protect personally identifiable information(PII) such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA),The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health(HITECH),and the Payment Card Industry (PCI) DSS.For more information visit:http://dataguise.com/.

About The Channel Company

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

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