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Client Testimonials

“IGNITE Consulting has proven itself as a valued partner during a transformative period for Quantum. They provide strategic insights and tireless public relations support that has helped to drive strong awareness of our vision and direction, our reputation for innovation and thought leadership, and recognition for the positive momentum we have achieved.”

Bob Wientzen
Senior Manager, Global Communications, Quantum

“Public Relations played an integral role in elevating our messaging and positioning us as a leading As-A-Service cloud and database leader. IGNITE was instrumental in generating results and supporting ClearDB’s successful exit via a strategic partnership acquisition. From day one, the IGNITE team delivered a public relations program that was strategic, high energy and laser focused on seamless execution and bottom-line results.”

Allen Holmes
Former VP, Global Marketing Operations and Demand Generation, ClearDB (acquired by RDX)

“As a provider of comprehensive managed cloud services in a crowded competitive market, we needed a firm that would help us stand out and gain the recognition of industry influencers, customers and strategic partners. The IGNITE team is creative, results-oriented and is always thinking of new ways to generate interest in Secure-24 through our social media and PR programs. Having a PR partner that is results-driven and knows the industry is a huge strength.”

Tawanna Sanders
Director, Marketing Communications at Secure-24

“IGNITE isn’t just another PR agency – they’re an integral part of my team.  They consistently go above and beyond, execute our PR plan strategically and skillfully, and produce excellent results time and time again.”

Michael King
Former Director of Marketing, DDN

“When you look for an agency you look for technical expertise, drive and creativity – plus a true partner. IGNITE delivers on all these fronts!”

Tracey Floming
Director of Marketing Programs, Pivot3

“Simply put, IGNITE gets it! They understand nothing else matters but delivering results.  And they deliver!  By combining strategic leadership, a deep knowledge of technology, and strong connections in the industry to drive media and industry coverage, IGNITE ensured our product launch made a solid impact and got high profile visibility in a very noisy data storage market.”

Rich Gadomski
VP of Marketing, Commercial Products FUJIFILM Recording Media

“IGNITE Consulting brings a strategic perspective to every aspect of the Active Archive Alliance’s public relations program. They understand the active archive market and the value our members bring to it. Not only has IGNITE increased our coverage and mindshare, but they are flexible, energetic and a pleasure to work with.”

Floyd Christofferson
SVP Products, Strongbox Data Solutions and former Chairman of the Board of the Active Archive Alliance

“With its strong focus on technology, IGNITE Consulting is a strategic partner. We trust their in-depth technical knowledge and proven ability to create compelling, impactful product-focused marketing content. We are incredibly impressed with their team; they’re strategic, know the market, have strong relationships within the industry and tenaciously execute our marketing strategies. We always know we are in capable hands with IGNITE.”

Chris McCall
Former Senior Director of Marketing at Fusion-io

“With so many PR firms, it’s nice to deal with a group that has strong technology expertise. I don’t have to spend time teaching the team at IGNITE about the industry, where their clients fit in or what their clients are trying to say.”

Arun Taneja
Analyst and Founder, The Taneja Group

“I’ve worked with IGNITE on behalf of several companies and recommend them highly. IGNITE’s ability to hone NexGen Storage’s messaging and to secure meetings with key influencers in the industry resulted in success at a multitude of levels. The buzz they created within the market produced tremendous results for us and directly increased sales, generated leads and drove investor inquiries.”

John Spiers
Founder and CEO, NexGen Storage (now part of Pivot3)

“IGNITE is outstanding – energetic, hands-on and very strategic. They increased coverage 55%and provided a 130% return on our PR investment within the first six months.  They initiated and launched an effective social media program and provided high-value marketing supportbefore and after Hewlett-Packard acquired the company.”

Larry Cormier
Former VP of Marketing, LeftHand Networks (now part of Hewlett-Packard)

“IGNITE Consulting understands technology and added immediate value to our business – accelerating coverage, leads and sales demand the first quarter they came on board.  Their consistent, results-oriented style has helped us increase our position in the market. They are a true strategic partner.”

Molly Presley
VP of Global Marketing at Quantum

“IGNITE consulting did an exceptional job increasing visibility for LeftHand Networks, one of our key portfolio companies. Their integrated approach to communicating key messages consistently and cohesively across all key audiences – press, analysts, Wall Street and others – is effective and powerful.”

Catharine Merigold
General Partner, Vista Ventures

“IGNITE’S talent, drive and strong press and analyst connections have delivered strong results for Intransa. The IGNITE team demonstrates a keen sense of “big picture” strategy and thoroughly knows the in’s and out’s of how to position and communicate our story. They consistently deliver measurable business value.”

Jeff Whitney
Former VP of Marketing and Business Development, Intransa

“With a great blend of financial acumen and communications finesse, the talented and high-integrity professionals at IGNITE know how to position companies effectively, build strong relationships with Wall Street and investors, and properly optimize equity valuation.”

Paul Mansky
Former Managing Director at Cantor Fitzgerald, Equity Research Analyst at Citigroup and Canaccord Adams, Inc.

“For private, pre-IPO companies, IGNITE’s innovative Investor Relations’ programs provide an efficient way to establish credibility, build relationships with key influencers, and enhance the equity valuation.  IGNITE’s proactive IR outreach program helped us build our business reputation within the financial markets and put us in an excellent position for either an IPO or a strategic sale. For us, it was a smart move that really paid off.”

Bill Chambers
Founder and Former CEO, LeftHand Networks

“Kathleen and Linda are true pros. They built McDATA’s public relations and investor relations programs worldwide, from the ground up. They have a keen strategic sense of what works and what will garner business, analyst and industry coverage in a competitive market. Their ability to consistently deliver results is a rare commodity.”

Jack McDonnell
Former Chairman and CEO, McDATA

“With a focus on management credibility, strong relationships with Wall Street, and precise attention to details, IGNITE Consulting was invaluable during our IPO process. As the voice of the long term shareholder during the IPO process, IGNITE provided a solid foundation on which to build our IR program.”

Mark Smith
Former CFO of Replidyne, (now part of Cardiovascular Systems, Inc.)

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