ConnectWise Named Best Channel Vendor by Business Solutions Magazine Readers

Jan 05, 2010, 08:40 ET from ConnectWise

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- ConnectWise, the leading provider of professional service automation (PSA) applications, today announced it has been named a "Best Channel Vendor" in a survey of readers of Business Solutions magazine.

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More than 12,000 votes were cast by VARs, integrators and solution providers, and ConnectWise scored highly in all seven categories: Service/Support, Channel Friendly, Channel Program, Product Features, Product Reliability, Product Innovation, and Adequate VAR Margins. To ensure the statistical accuracy of the survey, the publication partnered with researchers at Penn State University.

"ConnectWise certainly earned its spot on this year's Business Solutions magazine Best Channel Vendors list," said Sue Bresee, publisher of Business Solutions magazine. "ConnectWise rated exceptionally well overall in the Managed Services category, but particularly high in Product Features and Product Innovation. Our survey results clearly show that ConnectWise has many satisfied resellers."

"The response to our survey this year was excellent," said Bresee. "We generated 12,073 votes from 1,354 reseller subscribers. The 1,354 resellers represent an estimated $8.8 billion in annual sales, making this one of the largest surveys of its kind."

"It is always a pleasure to win an industry award, and this one is especially gratifying since it comes from our own community - the IT services community," said ConnectWise CEO Arnie Bellini. "We prize our relationship with our ConnectWise partners, and thank them for rewarding us by naming us to this elite list."

ConnectWise's vast customer base and channel partner focus ensures that all products and services are continually enhanced and evolved based on real-world issues and opportunities. With more than 25 years of IT industry experience from the solution provider perspective, ConnectWise delivers incomparable bottom-line value for VAR business models.

ConnectWise's leadership in the PSA market is complemented by its cutting-edge ConnectWise Managed Services offerings. The company's Managed Services Platform provides the industry's greatest depth and breadth of related capabilities. As the only developer to integrate its PSA solution with all leading managed services vendors, ConnectWise far exceeds competitive offerings. The ConnectWise Managed Services Platform enables VARs to become virtual outsourced IT departments for their SMB clients. Clients' needs can be monitored and addressed remotely with exceptional support levels and at considerably lower cost compared to internal IT resources.

Business Solutions magazine provides advice to VARs, integrators and solution providers with customers ranging from Fortune 1000 to SMBs on how to increase sales, improve profits, and better serve customers by integrating complementary technology. The monthly magazine features information on selling new technologies, penetrating burgeoning vertical markets and integrating complementary technologies into total solutions. Additional information about the publication and the upcoming special report is available online at

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ConnectWise is the leading provider of professional service automation (PSA) applications designed exclusively for technology consultants, integrators and developers. More than 32,000 IT solution providers rely on ConnectWise to more efficiently integrate key business operations across their enterprises, from business development and project management to client services and billing. ConnectWise technology enables IT companies to drive greater accountability, operational efficiency, profitability, and tighter systems integration. Visit for more information or call 813-463-4760.


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