Everything Channel Announces 2010 CRN Emerging Technology Vendors

Annual List Highlights the Companies Delivering Innovative Technologies to Solution Providers

Jun 21, 2010, 10:13 ET from Everything Channel

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Everything Channel, a division of United Business Media, today announced the CRN Emerging Technology Vendors list showcasing technology vendors that are delivering high margins for solution providers with innovative and easy-to-use technologies. This year's roster includes 190 companies in a variety of markets including software, networking, virtualization, hardware, storage, security, networking and VoIP. To view the full list and read the editorial accompaniment visit www.crn.com.

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"Solution providers are always looking for new and innovative technology to solve business problems for their customers. As this industry has shown, today's emerging vendor can be tomorrow's Cisco, Google or Facebook and getting ahead of technology can help a VAR grow their business and differentiate their offerings," said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, Everything Channel.

Solution providers tell CRN that they are driving a higher percentage of sales and profits from emerging vendors and their technologies in the midst of the economic downturn. This is due to emerging vendors delivering more innovative solutions at a better price for customers, which in turn drive higher profits for solution providers.

The vendors that make the CRN Emerging Technology Vendor list were founded in 2004 or later, have revenue under $1 billion and have an active U.S. channel strategy. Final selection to the Emerging Technology Vendor list was made by the CRN editorial team after a review of submitted information.

The complete listing of the CRN Emerging Technology Vendors is featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and www.crn.com.

Everything Channel

Everything Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, Everything Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. Everything Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about Everything Channel, visit us at http://www.everythingchannel.com.

About United Business Media Limited (www.unitedbusinessmedia.com)

UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities - from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists – with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

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