IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Samsung Electronics America,
Inc., a world-leading manufacturer of professional LCD and PDP display
products, has been recognized by solution-provider partners and readers of
CMP Technology's VARBusiness for the outstanding satisfaction levels that
it provides to them.
Lauded in the Annual Report Card (ARC) award program for an
unprecedented fourth year in a row, Samsung was named Company of the Year
in the Display Technology category at a recent awards ceremony at the
XChange '06 Conference in St. Louis.
VARBusiness is the biweekly magazine that provides strategic insight to
Now in their 21st year, the VARBusiness ARC Awards recognize
outstanding partner programs in 19 product and service categories,
including desktop computers, servers, storage management, Internet
application server software and networking hardware. Winners are selected
based on the survey results of more than 5,000 systems integrators, IT
consulting organizations, value-added resellers (VARs), solution providers
and software developers.
"The VARBusiness Annual Report Card is the measure of excellence of
partner satisfaction," said Lawrence M. Walsh, the magazine's editor.
"Winners of top honors, such as Samsung, are setting the mark for serving
their reseller partners."
"The fact that Samsung, as a display company, has won this accolade
four years in a row really shows the commitment of the company towards
creating innovative products and the dedication of the staff towards
providing quality service to our partners," said Christopher Franey, vice
president of commercial sales and marketing for Samsung's Information
Technology Division. "This award is a high point in our journey to earn the
channel's business and more importantly, their loyalty. As we grow and move
forward, we will continue to focus our efforts on further strengthening our
products and programs to the channel."
Research for the awards was conducted by Bernett Research Services, a
Boston-based data collection company, and Answers Research, the Solana
Beach, Calif.-based market research and consulting firm.
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About Samsung's Information Technology Division
Samsung's Information Technology Division (ITD), located in Irvine,
California, is a division of Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA), a
U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd. (SEC). ITD markets a
complete line of award-winning LCD and PDP display products, color and
monochrome laser printers, fax machines and multifunction devices for
professional, corporate and SOHO users. ITD also markets large-screen
plasma displays designed specifically for the professional and commercial
markets. Please visit www.samsung.com for more information.
About Samsung Electronics
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., is a global leader in semiconductor,
telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with
2005 parent company sales of US$56.7 billion and net income of US$7.5
billion. Employing approximately 128,000 people in over 120 offices in 57
countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital
Appliance Business, Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor
Business and Telecommunication Network Business. Recognized as one of the
fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of
digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones, and TFT-LCDs. For more
information, please visit www.samsung.com.
Contact: Melissa Spraul - 213.486.6560, Ext. 313
MWW Group for Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Information Technology Division
SOURCE Samsung Electronics America, Inc.