FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Everything Channel, a UBM company, today unveiled details of the CRN Channel Intelligence Council, an exclusive community of technology solution providers whose valuable feedback and insights will help bolster Everything Channel's research practice, IPED, as well as overall research initiatives. The mission of the Council is to build and grow its membership to develop highly relevant, timely, and actionable information to support IPED's research, consulting, and education business and overall research initiatives.
The newly formed Council complements Everything Channel's established leadership of channel research, consulting, education, and editorial and helps Everything Channel move another step closer to understanding the needs and opinions of the channel. The Council's valuable feedback into emerging IT trends across the channel will help to bolster IPED's reliable and high-quality research and ensure Everything Channel continues its keen pulse on the needs and interests of the channel.
An invite-only membership, the Council will consist of technology solution providers involved in storage, security, business applications software, custom systems, voice and data networking, software infrastructure and middleware, branded systems and servers, peripherals, displays, printing, and imaging, cloud computing solutions. Council members will include VARs, total solution providers, resellers, IT consultants, software developers/ISVs, system integrators, managed service providers, Web hosting providers, Web developers, and custom system builders.
Through the Council, members will be afforded the unique opportunity to directly influence vendor products, services, and channel programs to benefit end-customers and solution providers. In addition, members will have the opportunity to share insights, comparative data, and best practice information with member peers through interactive online discussions on the Channel Intelligence Council member site. For more information on the council, please visit: www.crncouncil.com.
"The CRN Channel Intelligence Council will afford us the opportunity to engage more directly with the channel community and gain valuable insight to support our research, editorial and consulting efforts," said Tricia Syed, Vice President, Online Marketing and Analytics at Everything Channel. "The Council underscores our commitment to offering the channel unmatched timely, relevant and thought provoking research to help IT executives manage and execute effective channel strategies."
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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