Everything Channel Introduces the CRN Next-Gen 250

Inaugural Ranking Features the Up and Coming VARS in North America

Aug 22, 2011, 10:39 ET from Everything Channel

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everything Channel, a UBM company, today introduced the first ever CRN Next-Gen 250 Ranking. The CRN Next-Gen 250 is an annual ranking of small, innovative and nimble business and technology integrators, solution providers, and resellers in North America. To view a sample of the listing, visit www.crn.com.

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The market has shifted and lucrative opportunities for VARs have changed—from hardware sales to networking, to storage and security, to hosted models and the emergence of the cloud.  Smart VARs place their bets on technologies early on and some grow and flourish as a result. The CRN Next-Gen 250 highlights the up and coming VARS that have recently entered the market with a smart and different approach to solution selling and integration.

"In today's competitive environment VARs have to do more than just talk about innovation. The ability to quickly implement new processes, models and technologies is what drives margins and the bottom line," said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, Everything Channel. "The CRN Next-Gen 250 highlights the most interesting new VARs who are demonstrating such innovation and uncovers the new techniques and technologies that are driving their success."

To view a sample of the listing, visit 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. Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/everythingchnl.

UBM plc (www.ubm.com)

UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

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