HotLink Corporation CEO Lynn LeBlanc Recognized as One of CRN’s 2017 Women of the Channel

CRN names HotLink CEO Lynn LeBlanc to its prestigious 2017 Women of the Channel list

Santa Clara, Calif., June 13, 2017 – HotLink® Corporation, the market leader in transformation solutions for hybrid IT, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named CEO Lynn LeBlanc to its prestigious 2017 Women of the Channel list. The executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. Each is recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation.

CRN editors select the Women of the Channel honorees based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel.

Lynn LeBlanc and the team at HotLink actively cultivate and manage channel partnerships, providing ideal solutions for VARs, distributors, system integrators and managed service providers looking to drive cloud initiatives across a wide range of high-value use cases leveraging the public cloud, like disaster recovery and business continuity. HotLink’s patented Cloud-Attach platform provides out-of-the-box interoperability between VMware management infrastructure and Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, OpenStack, VMware vCloud Air and multi-hypervisor on-premise, all without sacrificing management functionality or adding operational complexity.

“These extraordinary executives support every aspect of the channel ecosystem, from technical innovation to marketing to business development, working tirelessly to keep the channel moving into the future,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “They are creating and elevating channel partner programs, developing fresh go-to-market strategies, strengthening the channel’s network of partnerships and building creative new IT solutions, among many other contributions. We congratulate all the 2017 Women of the Channel on their stellar accomplishments and look forward to their future success.”

HotLink CEO Lynn LeBlanc said, “It’s an honor to receive this designation from CRN. The IT industry is in hyper-growth around the public cloud, and HotLink solutions are ideal for partners looking to expand their cloud businesses into hybrid IT use cases. Corporate IT across virtually all industries are looking for streamlined and intuitive management solutions that readily leverage public cloud resources, and we are excited to work with channel partners to bring the most innovative hybrid IT solutions to their customers.”

The 2017 Women of the Channel will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at

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About HotLink Corporation

HotLink® enables today’s next-generation data centers to easily adopt a wide range of hybrid computing resources without adding complexity to their IT operations. The company’s patented HotLink Cloud-Attach™ Platform provides seamless interoperability of VMware on-premise and cloud-based resources, so IT teams can unify management, networking, automation and orchestration – all with existing VMware management infrastructure. HotLink has earned dozens of awards and industry accolades, including Best of VMworld honors such as Best in Show, Public and Hybrid Cloud Computing, Storage and Backup, and Virtualization Management. HotLink is a privately held, venture capital-backed company based in Santa Clara, California. For more information, visit  or connect with us on FacebookTwitter or LinkedIn.

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.

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The Channel Company Contact:
Melanie Turpin
The Channel Company
(508) 416-1195

HotLink Contact:
Cathy Atkins
Metis Communications
(617) 236-0500

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