Jolera Appoints Chris Black as Chief Revenue Officer

 

Chris BlackToronto, January 7, 2019 – Jolera Inc., a leading multi-national technology hybrid aggregate service provider (HASP), is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Black to the role of Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). As the former president of Graycon I.T. and VP of I.T. Services at Ricoh, Black brings extensive knowledge and experience as a leader in sales and technology. In his new role as CRO, Black will work to continue driving growth and development for Jolera in local and international markets.

“To continue our mission of disrupting the traditional technology landscape and supply chain, Jolera needs the best people and leaders we can find,” said Alex Shan, CEO of Jolera Inc.   “Chris will add a dynamic to the team that we have been lacking. I look forward to working closely with Chris to usher in the next evolution of the Jolera HASP revolution.”

Throughout his more than 10 years with Graycon I.T. and Ricoh, Black has been instrumental in advancing their sales and leading their growth and acquisition initiatives. He has built and led national go-to-market sales organization consisting of inside sales, business development and account management.

“As a HASP, Jolera has been able to bring innovative solutions to the market. But it’s not just about what they do, it’s how they do it that gets me jazzed,” said Chris. “This is an exciting time to join the company. I look forward to working with Jolera and taking the message of HASP to the masses.”

Jolera Inc. is a multinational technology hybrid aggregate service provider (HASP) focused on delivering IT solutions for its customers and channel partners. Jolera’s core services include customized technology solutions, IT assessments and strategic plans, IT device & infrastructure management, data backup and recovery solutions, cloud and on-premise migrations, enterprise-grade security services and 24/7/365 quad-lingual end-user support services. With a growing staff of over 200 technical service delivery people, Jolera’s team designs and delivers technology systems encompassing the following traits – effectiveness, competitiveness, scalability and value.

Jolera Awarded SOC 2 Type 1 Certification

Toronto, August 16, 2018 — Jolera Inc., a leading multi-national technology hybrid aggregate service provider (HASP), has achieved SOC 2 Type 1 certification for its controlled, secure and efficient operations.

SOC 2 certification confirms that Jolera meets the criteria for the security and availability principles set forth in the Trust Services Principles and Criteria for Security, Availability, Processing Integrity, Confidentiality and Privacy.

“Our customers and partners can now be even more confident than ever that we are operating in a very controlled, efficient and secured manner,” said Joseph Khunaysir, President and Chief Technology Officer at Jolera.  “With the amount of sensitive day-to-day transactions that we perform, it gives our leadership, and theirs, the knowledge that the trust bestowed us on a daily basis is cherished and will never be taken for granted.  Jolera plans to annually review and meet SOC 2 Type I compliance from here on in.”

SOC 2 certifications are given to companies that follow a set of standards encompassing security, availability, processing, integrity and confidentiality of customer data. The SOC 2 Type I certification provides information on the service organization’s system and the suitability of the design of controls.

The SOC 2 audit was completed by an accounting, tax and business consulting firm. The audit activities were conducted from April 2018 to July 2018. The auditing process examined the controls, procedures and personnel involved in Jolera’s operations for adherence to industry best practices. Upon completion, it was determined that Jolera’s service complied with audit controls and provided a secure service with high availability as at the report date of June 30, 2018.

Jolera Inc. is a multinational technology hybrid aggregate service provider (HASP) focused on delivering IT solutions for its customers and channel partners. Jolera’s core services include customized technology solutions, IT assessments and strategic plans, IT device & infrastructure management, data backup and recovery solutions, cloud and on-premise migrations, enterprise-grade security services and 24/7/365 quad-lingual end-user support services. With a growing staff of over 200 technical service delivery people, Jolera’s team designs and delivers technology systems encompassing the following traits – effectiveness, competitiveness, scalability and value.

Jolera Welcomes Former CDN Editor As New Channel Leader

Toronto, June 26, 2018 — Jolera, a leading multi-national technology hybrid aggregate service provider (HASP), has appointed Paolo Del Nibletto as its first ever Chief, Channel Business. As a former editor of Computer Dealer News (CDN) magazine, Del Nibletto brings a unique and extensive experience as a channel advocate in the high-tech marketplace and will work to continue building out Jolera’ channel network of managed services providers across North America.

Del Nibletto will oversee Jolera’s channel partner development programs and strategy. The company is in hyper-growth mode and has created a portfolio of innovative managed services solutions ideally positioned for the digital transformation journey.

“This is an exciting career transformation for me going from media to channel building. Joining Jolera during the on-set of the digital transformation age underscores the importance the company is putting on channel and MSPs,” Del Nibletto said. “I look forward to leveraging my experience in the broader channel ecosystem to amplify and build upon the breakthrough solutions such as HASP that Jolera has historically provided to the market for close to two decades.”

While at CDN, Del Nibletto spearheaded many successful channel development events such as the Top 100 Solution Providers and the Channel Elite Awards, where Jolera was named the Solution Provider of the Year in 2015.

During his time reporting on high-tech, Del Nibletto has interviewed several technology legends such as Microsoft’s Bill Gates, Michael Dell, and Cisco’s John Chambers to name a few.

In 2013, Del Nibletto co-founded the Canadian Channel Chiefs Council (C4), a non-profit association for channel professionals, where he served as its first President. He was honoured with a Canadian IT Providers Association award and a COPA award.

 “Without a doubt, Paolo’s impressive experience and channel advocacy will help continue to fuel Jolera’s growth and scale in the channel,” said Alex Shan, CEO of Jolera. “Paolo will be instrumental to the executive leadership team as we continuously strive to innovate and shape Jolera solutions for channel partners.”

Jolera Inc. is a multinational technology hybrid aggregate service provider (HASP) focused on delivering IT solutions for its customers and channel partners. Jolera’s core services include customized technology solutions, IT assessments and strategic plans, IT device & infrastructure management, data backup and recovery solutions, cloud and on-premise migrations, enterprise-grade security services and 24/7/365 quad-lingual end-user support services. With a growing staff of over 200 technical service delivery people, Jolera’s team designs and delivers technology systems encompassing the following traits – effectiveness, competitiveness, scalability and value.

Jolera Inc. passes through a PCI DSS assessment with nothing but positive results.

November 13th, 2017

Toronto, Ontario: The PCI DSS is a standard that applies to companies of all sizes that accept credit card payments. Every company, no matter what size, falls into a certain merchant level, depending on the volume of credit card transactions processed over a 12-month period. Jolera’s infrastructure has recently completed a PCI Level 1 assessment. This degree of assessment demonstrates an increasingly strong commitment towards reinforcing information security posture for Jolera’s clients. The PCI Standard aids Jolera in protecting sensitive data customer data, building and maintaining a program to protect against intrusion attempts, and to maintain their customers’ information privacy policy.

“Maintaining a strong information security posture is our primary objective when it comes to the security services we provide. By passing this assessment we further reinforce our commitment towards providing a world-class security service for our clients”, mentions Alex Shan, CEO of Jolera Inc., “We want the world, and most importantly our clients, to know that we are constantly evolving our security services to match the ever-evolving cyber threats that exist for modern day businesses.”

 

About Jolera: A multinational technology Hybrid Aggregate Service Provider (HASP). Jolera is a global leader in the transformation of diverse technology platforms into the “X-as-a-Service” model.  In partnership with the manufacturer, reseller, integrator and MSP/ISP communities, Jolera’s core services include customized platform-centric technology solutions, scalable information systems management, robust data backup and disaster recovery, enterprise-grade cybersecurity, and award-winning end-user support.