2022 CRN Annual Report Card
The CRN Annual Report Card provides a look at which IT vendors are doing the best jobs – and which ones have work to do – in meeting their partners’ needs in terms of products, support, partner program resources and other critical criteria that determine the success or failure of a vendor-solution provider relationship.
Solution providers scored vendors across 25 product technology categories. These include longtime channel technology mainstays such as industry standard servers, laptops and mobile devices, enterprise network storage hardware, and enterprise and SMB network security. It also includes newer technology areas such as hyperconverged infrastructure, hybrid cloud, SD-WAN and edge computing.
Partners graded IT vendors on a total of 21 criteria spanning four categories: product innovation, support, partnership, and managed and cloud services. Companies received average scores for each criteria category and an overall score for the technology category. Details can be found on the following slides.
2022 Annual Report Card Winners: Solution Providers Give Top Grades To Key Vendors
For the 37th year, solution providers scored vendors across 25 technology categories based on their performance in product innovation, support, partnership, and managed and cloud services. Here’s a roundup of the companies with the highest overall scores.