LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson America, Inc., a leading supplier of value-added Point of Sale (POS) solutions, today announced that it was named Best Channel Vendor for the 8th time since the award's inception in 2009, in the POS Hardware Technology category by Business Solutions Magazine (BSM). BSM conducted a web-based survey of VAR, MSP and ISV subscribers during the first two weeks of October and collected a total of 5,382 votes from solution providers, making it the largest survey of its kind. The survey was published in its January 2017 issue.
"Our Best Channel Vendor Awards are designed to provide solution providers with insight into the vendor partners that are viewed by their peers as the best-of-the-best," said Mike Monocello, Editor-in-Chief of Business Solutions magazine. "We congratulate Epson on being a repeat winner and for earning high marks for product reliability and innovation."
"We are very proud that our partners voted again for Epson as Best Channel Vendor," said Tom Kettell, director, commercial channel sales at Epson. "Our commitment to the channel program continues to be a priority and we will keep delivering the innovative products and services that meet the needs of our partners and their customers."
The top 5% of vendors in each surveyed technology category were selected as Best Channel Vendors. To ensure statistical accuracy, BSM partnered with Penn State University and asked VARs to rate their vendors based on seven categories including: Service/Support, Channel Friendly, Channel Program, Product Features, Product Reliability, Product Innovation and Adequate VAR Margins. Epson earned close to the highest ranking in each category, earning the company the title of Best Channel Vendor.
About Epson America, Inc.
Founded in 1975 and headquartered in Long Beach, CA, Epson America, Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, a global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality technology products that meet customer demands for increased functionality, compactness, systems integration and energy efficiency. For over 40 years, Epson's advanced technology has been at work in millions of POS systems around the world. Today Epson's Business Systems Division continues to bring industry-leading, open architecture, smart technologies to the point of service. You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/Epson), Twitter (http://twitter.com/EpsonAmerica), and YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/EpsonAmerica).
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