|[May 14, 2018]
Liz Barnhart of Talari Networks Named to 2018 CRN Women of the Channel Power 100 List
Talari Networks, the original innovator of Failsafe SD-WAN™ technology,
announced today that CRN®,
a brand of The
Channel Company, has named Liz Barnhart, Director of Channels, to
its list of 2018 Power 100, an elite subset of its prestigious
annual Women of the Channel list.
CRN's editorial team selects Women of the Channel honorees based on
their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing
dedication to the channel. The Power 100 belong to an exclusive group
drawn from this larger list: women leaders whose vision and influence
are key drivers of their companies' success and help move the entire IT
Barnhart is Talari's Director of Channel Sales responsible for driving
the channel strategy as well as optimizing Talari's partnering model and
tool set. For the last three years, Liz has been instrumental in driving
an increasingly larger share of Talari's US revenue through the channel,
including Tier I distributor Tech Data (News - Alert) and Master Agent Avant.
"I must admit, this award makes me proud of the traction and momentum
Talari has gained through our loyal channel partners; I pursue
innovative technologies with a passion and my desire is to impart that
passion to my partners," said Barnhart. "Talari's leadership in the
Failsafe SD-WAN space has given me a platform to help our partners
build, grow and thrive, and in the end, to help them disrupt and improve
the world through their customers."
Barnhart has more than 20 years of experience in IT sales and
management. She has a successful record of new market and channel
development at the OEM, Distribution, VAR and integrator levels.
Previously, she held similar roles in EMC and Avnet Technology Solutions (News - Alert)
(now part of Tech Data).
"This accomplished group of leaders is steadily guiding the IT channel
into a prosperous new era of services-led business models and deep,
strategic partnerships," said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company.
"CRN's 2018 Women of the Channel list honors executives who are driving
channel progress through a number of achievements-exemplary partner
programs, innovative product development and marketing, effective
team-building, visionary leadership and accelerated sales growth-as well
as advocacy for the next generation of women channel executives."
"Liz Barnhart extends the reach of the Talari sales teams by engaging
and enabling the most effective channel and alliance partners," said
Patrick Sweeney, CEO, Talari. "Liz played a major go-to-market role in
helping Talari achieve record growth and market traction across several
categories including: 50 new channel partners and 75 percent
sell-through with VARs, systems integrators and MSPs."
Barnhart joins several other Talari partner executives on the CRN Women
of the Channel list including: Jennifer Gallego, Executive Vice
President of Channel Sales, West, AVANT Communications (News - Alert); Meghan
Neilan, Director of Sales, BCM One; Susan Kozak, President, MNJ
Technologies; and Jessica Yeck Vice President, Strategic Sales, Tech
The 2018 Women of he Channel and Power 100 lists will be featured in
the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/wotc.
"Software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) solutions have only been
commercially available for a few years, but the technology's ability to
address pressing enterprise networking needs has led to remarkable
growth," according to a forecast from International Data Corporation
(IDC (News - Alert)) that estimates worldwide SD-WAN infrastructure and services
revenues will see a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 70% and reach
$8 billion in 2021.
Talari's Failsafe SD-WAN technology delivers MPLS-class reliability and
predictable application performance for both hybrid WANs and
all-Internet WANs, based on its continuous, unidirectional, per-packet
measurement of all traffic on all possible paths between locations.
Further, Talari's analytics and visualization tools help customers
identify where WAN problems are occurring, making the Failsafe SD-WAN
solution an essential service assurance tool that managed services and
solution providers can leverage. enabling Talari partners to proactively
advise customers how to quickly resolve issues, while organically
improving customer satisfaction. Talari support services has
consistently recorded 90+ Net Promoter Score rating.
Talari-MSP White Paper (News - Alert): https://www.talari.com/white_paper/grow-recurring-revenue-managed-sd-wan-services/
Talari SD-WAN Demo: https://www.talari.com/company/request-custom-demo/
Talari blog: https://www.talari.com/blog/
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Talari is the original innovator of Failsafe SD-WANs™ that
deliver both MPLS-class high availability and QoE (Quality of
Experience) predictable application performance for both TCP-based apps
and real-time apps like VoIP and videoconferencing, whether built on a
hybrid MPLS plus Internet WAN fabric, or a WAN comprised of only
Internet connections. Talari technology delivers a multi-network WAN
solution with 100 times more bandwidth for the same investment, a
reduction in WAN costs by 40-80%, and greater network reliability and
superior application QoE than any single MPLS network. A Talari Failsafe
SD-WAN also enables more attractive Internet economics, dramatically
reduces troubleshooting costs, and optimizes access for hybrid-cloud IT
infrastructures and next-generation applications. Talari's patented
failsafe SD-WAN solutions - hardware, virtual and cloud - are uniquely
trusted to handle real-time VoIP traffic in large metro EMS-911 and
public safety unified contact centers. Talari is deployed in over 500
customers in 40 different countries in more than 9,000 locations.
For more information, visit www.talari.com
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