FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Everything Channel'sCRN, a UBM company, today announced the 2010 Products of the Year. The 2nd annual exclusive listing seeks to cut through the noise, and acknowledge innovative software and hardware that raise the bar in terms of technical excellence. This year's list featured the top solutions across 15 technologies including CPU, security appliances, storage, client devices, wireless, desktop, notebook, server, open source, software, cloud applications, display/signage, VoIP and virtualization. In addition, one offering is being honored as overall Product of the Year. CRN Test Center engineers and Everything Channel editors evaluated hundreds of solutions and pared down the list to the top products that offered technological innovation, opportunity, and profitability to solution providers.
"Many new products were introduced to the channel this year and narrowing our list was not an easy process. We needed to be sure that each product addressed a critical need, added significant value to the end user and made an immediate impact on how solution providers in the channel deliver technology," said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, Everything Channel. "The winners are the best of the best and we congratulate them on producing top quality solutions."
Among the Products of the Year in the Industry are:
Intel Core i5
Dell PowerEdge R815
Toshiba Portege R700
The Products of the Year were selected by CRN Test Center engineers and Everything Channel editors. Winners were announced in the December 13th issue of CRN. To read about the Products of the Year in the Industry, go to www.crn.com.
About 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.
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.