August 12, 2019
*Street Named a Top 25 Industry Disruptor for Third Consecutive Year and Walsh Named Top 25 Enterprise IT Innovator *
**DENVER, CO** (August 12, 2019) – [Pax8](http://www.pax8.com), the best place to buy cloud solutions, today announced that [CRN](http://www.crn.com)®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Chief Executive Officer John Street to its 2019 list of Top 25 IT Disruptor and Chief Channel Officer Ryan Walsh a top 25 Enterprise IT Innovator. This annual list recognizes leaders from the technology industry who have played an integral role in shaping today’s IT channel, whether by driving huge cultural shifts, creating rich new opportunities, or forging innovative routes to success.
“We are honored to have two Pax8 leaders earn a top spot on this distinguished list,” said Street.
“When we built Pax8, we had a vision to make a difference in the industry. Pax8 is simplifying the cloud buying experience for partners, and we thank CRN for recognizing us for our vision, hard work, and innovation.”
“We are hyper-focused on enabling MSPs to grow their businesses and achieve more with cloud solutions,” said Walsh. “We thank CRN for the honor and for recognizing Pax8 as a change agent in the industry.”
“The IT channel is rapidly growing and navigating this fast-paced market often challenges solution providers and technology suppliers alike,” said Bob Skelley, chief executive officer at The Channel Company. “The technology executives on CRN’s 2019 Top 100 Executives list understand the IT channel’s potential. They provide strategic and visionary leadership and unparalleled guidance to keep the IT channel moving in the right direction — regardless of the challenges that come their way.”
To view the list of the Top 25 IT Disruptors, please click [here](https://www.crn.com/slide-shows/storage/the-top-25-it-industry-disrupters-of-2019/19). To view the list of the top 25 Enterprise IT Innovators, please click [here](https://www.crn.com/slide-shows/storage/the-top-25-enterprise-it-innovators-of-2019/20).
To learn more about Pax8, please contact the cloud solution advisors (CSAs) at (855) 884-PAX8, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit [www.pax8.com](http://www.pax8.com).
**About The Channel Company **
The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. To learn more, please visit [www.thechannelco.com](http://www.thechannelco.com).
Pax8 is the best place to buy cloud solutions. As a born-in-the-cloud company, Pax8 empowers managed service providers (MSPs) to achieve more with cloud technology. Through billing, provisioning, automation, industry-leading PSA integrations, and pre and post-sales support, Pax8 simplifies cloud buying, improves operational efficiency, and lowers client acquisition cost. Pax8 is a proven, award-winning disruptor in the market, earning accolades like NexGen’s Best in Show, Best Places to Work in IT by ComputerWorld, Biggest Buzz at IT Nation, CRN’s Coolest Cloud Vendor, Best in Show at XChange, HTG’s Best Partner Program, and more. If you want to be successful with cloud, you want to work with Pax8. Get started today at [www.pax8.com](http://www.pax8.com).
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