CRN Features Coolest Cloud Vendors and Top Channel Chiefs

Latest cover story explores reign of HP President and CEO Meg Whitman

Mar 27, 2014, 14:32 ET from The Channel Company

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FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Channel Company's CRN today highlights the first of its 2014 lists including this year's Channel Chiefs and Coolest Cloud Vendors. The much anticipated, prestigious CRN lists identify the best of the best among the IT and channel industry.  In addition, the cover story of the March issue of CRN takes a look inside the reign of Hewlett-Packard President and CEO Meg Whitman, who has engineered nothing short of a 180-degree turnaround at the world's largest technology vendor since taking the helm in 2011.

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2014 CRN lists to date include:

  • Channel Chiefs - The executives featured are the who's who of channel management – heading up the partner programs that solution providers depend on to run their businesses.
  • Coolest Cloud Vendors - The annual list recognizes the most innovative cloud vendors and solutions tailored to address the channel industry's unique needs.
  • Data Center 100 - The Data Center 100 looks at the kind of partners that offer their own combinations of innovation, market share, market presence, buzz, technology capabilities and channel capabilities.
  • Managed Service Provider 500 - CRN's inaugural MSP 500 list honors the top technology providers and consultants whose forward-thinking approach to providing managed services is changing the landscape of the IT channel.

In the March issue of CRN, Executive Editor, News, Steve Burke delves into HP's channel renaissance and the resurgence of innovation throughout its portfolio, both hallmarks of the Whitman era. The story is built on 12 months of reporting on the state of the HP channel and includes interviews with top HP solution providers and executives, including Whitman herself.  Read more HERE

"Our readers have come to expect nothing but the best from our editorial team and it is our goal to continue to deliver on that expectation," said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company.  "With compelling editorial like the March cover story, coupled with valuable lists to identify the top executives and technology solutions among the IT and channel community, we are proud to serve as the de facto resource on all things channel, and our current issue is no exception."  

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