Aerohive Recognized by The Channel Company for Exceptional Commitment to the Channel

Milpitas, Calif. — October 17, 2017 — Aerohive Networks® (NYSE:HIVE), a Cloud Networking leader, today announced that The Channel Company has recognized Aerohive for their exceptionally strong commitment to their channel partners by naming Ron Gill, Aerohive’s VP of Sales (Americas) to their 2017 Top Midmarket IT Vendor Executive list and Mike Allers, Aerohive’s Director of America’s Distribution and MidMarket Channels to their 100 People You Don’t Know Bit Should list.

“I am honored to be recognized by CRN as one of the 2017 Top Midmarket Vendor Executives, as it underscores Aerohive’s commitment to delivering exceptional products and services to midmarket CIOs and IT leaders,” said Ron Gill, vice president of sales (Americas), Aerohive Networks. “Aerohive’s cloud-networking solutions give customers the choice and flexibility to deploy the right size network regardless of size or increasing user demand. “

The 2017 Top Midmarket IT Vendor Executives List was compiled by the Midsize Enterprise Summit (owned by The Channel Company), which hosts two of the world’s largest gatherings of midmarket CIOs. The list is based on recommendations from midmarket CIOs, the MES board of advisors and online applications. This year’s full Top Midmarket IT Vendor Executives list can be viewed here.

“The Channel Company and Midsize Enterprise Summit are proud to recognize these individuals and the companies they represent for their remarkable efforts to meet the unique IT needs of this fast-growing industry,” said Robert C. DeMarzo, senior vice president of event content and strategy at The Channel Company. “We congratulate each of the honorees and look forward to their continued success.”

Building a solid channel strategy takes a team, and Aerohive’s Director of North America Channels, Distribution Mike Allers has also been recently recognized as one of CRN’s 100 People You Don’t Know But Should 2017. This list spotlights some of the channel’s best and brightest people who may not be as visible as some channel chiefs, but who are just as busy working behind the scenes.

“Mike Allers is helping attract hundreds of new partners to Aerohive since the launch of the Aerohive Connect offering last January,” continued Ron.  “Mike is also quickly enabling solution providers on the incentive and technical services front through Aerohive’s new partnership with value-add distributor WAV.”

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About Aerohive Networks

Aerohive uses Cloud Management, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence to radically simplify and secure the Access Network. Our Cloud-Managed Wireless, Switching, Routing, and Security technologies provide unrivalled flexibility in deployment, management, and licensing. Credited with pioneering Controller-less Wi-Fi and Cloud Management, Aerohive delivers continuous innovation at Cloud-speed that constantly challenges the industry norm, allowing customers to rethink what’s possible. Our innovations and global cloud footprint radically simplify Access Network operation for 30,000+ customers and 10+ million daily users. See how at

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