FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- D-Link Systems Inc., the end-to-end networking solutions provider for consumers, businesses and service providers, today announced that Mark Prowten was named one of UBM Tech Channel's CRN 2013 Channel Chiefs. This prestigious list of the most influential and powerful leaders in the IT channel recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing and defending the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT Industry.
"The 2013 Channel Chiefs recognition is an honor and underscores D-Link's unwavering commitment to the channel and its partners," said Albert Ling, senior vice president, channel operations, D-Link Systems, Inc. "Over the past year, Prowten has implemented and overseen a range of channel initiatives including an all-new partner portal, an expanded Value In Partnership+ Program designed to increase partner profitability and new channel resources to help partners expand their services and cater to new markets."
For more than 25 years D-Link has delivered comprehensive end-to-end networking solutions that deliver the speed, performance and breadth of capabilities that leverage the latest technologies and impact the way people communicate, work and enjoy content over the Internet. Whether catering to the needs of today's homes, businesses or service providers, D-Link is committed to offering award-winning networking products and services, including the latest in wireless networking, switching, security, surveillance, and storage.
"The 2013 Channel Chiefs list recognizes vendor executives dedicated to driving channel programs in the IT marketplace," said Kelley Damore, senior vice president, editorial director, CRN. "Our annual Channel Chiefs issue is a must-read for IT solution providers evaluating new vendors or looking to expand solution offerings. These are the people, the products and the programs that any savvy solution provider needs to know. We congratulate this year's Channel Chiefs for their stellar record of business innovation and applaud them for their continued dedication to the partner community."
Selected by the CRN editorial team based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue, and public support for the importance of IT Channel Sales, the 2013 Channel Chiefs list is featured in the Feb. 25 issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.crn.com.
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