Campbell, CA – June 3, 2014 – Dasher Technologies, a prominent IT solution provider, today announced that Laurie Dasher, President and CEO, has been named to the 2014 CRN Women of the Channel list and has been honored as one of this year’s inaugural Power 50 Solution Providers. The annual Women of the Channel 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. The CRNPower 50 honors an elite subset of female executives at solution provider organizations who are extending their respective company’s sphere of influence as trusted advisers.

Laurie Dasher continues to lead her organization to flourish and has helped expand their data center focused business practice and technical expertise into one of the fastest growing VARs in the country around Hadoop, Big Data and Data Analytic solutions. The company opened two new offices in Tampa, FL and Seattle, WA in 2013, all while maintaining a 30% year-over-year growth and increasing their professional services portfolio business.

“We are seeing a steady increase in the number of female executives making their mark in the solution provider community”, said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “The new Power 50 list shines a spotlight on both their contributions as individuals and the importance of the solution provider role in the success of their clients. We congratulate the Women of the Channel, and look forward to their continued success”

“Under Laurie’s leadership and vision, Dasher has thrived over the past 5 years, transforming the company from a local reseller into one of the leading technology providers in the industry” states Al Chien, Executive Vice President at Dasher Technologies. “Our focus and engineering knowledge into all aspects of the data center, advising clients on best practices in architecting, optimizing and managing their public and private clouds, has delivered tremendous value and loyalty among our customers and vendor partners. It is an honor for Laurie and Dasher Technologies to be recognized for our hard work, persistence and dedication to our business and industry”.

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

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

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