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George Hadjiyanis, VP of Sales and Marketing at enStratus, Honored in MSPmentor 250 Report

The MSPmentor 250 Identifies the World’s Top Managed Services Executives, Entrepreneurs and Experts

Minneapolis, MN (August 15, 2011) - George Hadjiyanis, VP of Sales & Marketing at enStratus, was selected for Nine Lives Media Inc.’s fourth annual MSPmentor 250, a global report that identifies the world’s leading managed service executives, entrepreneurs, and experts. George was recognized and honored for his contribution to enStratus’ success and his overall proven leadership in Marketing, Product Management and Sales Operations for Managed IT Services firms.

As one of the founders of enStratus, George has led the expansion of the business to be a leader in the cloud management market. During his leadership, enStratus has gained hundreds of customers including Korea Telecom, SAIC, and the Cloud Security Alliance. enStratus has also gained new channel partners adding resellers and systems integrators for the enterprise and government markets. This expansion, led by George, has been recognized with several awards this past year including the CRN Hot Vendor of the Month Award, the Editor's Choice for the best cloud application management solution by Cloudy Awards, identified as one of the top 55 Cloud Enablers Gaining Mind Share in Q1 2011 by CloudTweaks, and was included in the Cloud Sourcing 100 Index as one of the leading cloud management solutions.

Prior to enStratus, George has shown proven leadership in Marketing, Product Management and Sales Operations for Managed IT Services firms over the past fifteen years. For hosting service provider Agiliti, George was vice president of Marketing during which the firm grew revenues by 300% over 3 years leading to its eventual acquisition by SunGard. Prior to Agiliti, George led Product Management for data archiving solutions at WAM!NET where he secured Fortune 1000 customers and led the M&A activity for a division of EDS. George has also held the role as vice president of Marketing and Sales Operations for Zomax, a provider of software supply chain services. George graduated with an MBA in Strategic Management and International Marketing from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.

“We promised to raise the bar with our fourth-annual MSPmentor 250 report,” said Amy Katz, CEO of Nine Lives Media Inc. “We’ve delivered on that goal, paving the way for MSP experts across North America, EMEA, Asia and Australia to network.”

The fourth annual MSPmentor 250 report is based on a global survey of MSPmentor site readers conducted from April through July 24, 2010. The MSPmentor editorial staff also weighed in with nominations, based on the team’s daily coverage of the managed services market.

To see the complete MSPmentor 250 list, please click here.

About enStratus Networks

enStratus™ is a cloud infrastructure management solution for deploying and managing enterprise-class applications in public, private and hybrid clouds. enStratus has a multi-cloud architecture that provides security, reliability and cloud independence.

We deliver governance for the cloud through a patent-pending security architecture and a powerful management console across all leading public and private clouds including Amazon Web Services, AT&T Synaptic Storage,, CloudSigma, EMC Atmos, Eucalyptus, GoGrid, Google Storage, Nimbula, OpenStack, Rackspace, ReliaCloud, ServerExpress, Terremark, VMware and Windows Azure.

Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, enStratus serves hundreds of organizations worldwide including Korea's largest telecom provider KT, 8thBridge and The Cloud Security Alliance. Visit for more information.

About Nine Lives Media Inc.

Nine Lives Media Inc. defines emerging IT media markets and disrupts established IT media markets. Nine Lives Media Inc.’s team includes more than a dozen experts in such areas as editorial content, social media development, sales and marketing, design, and project management. The company has several websites, including, with leading blogs and social media destinations in the IT channel.

Media Contacts

George Hadjiyanis

Nine Lives Media Inc. & MSPmentor
Joe Panettieri, EVP Editorial Director

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