Everything Channel Vice President and Editorial Director Kelley Damore offered some insight into the facts and figures of the VAR500. The VAR500 is worth more than $523 billion — one thousand times the revenue of Facebook last year. The mean revenue for the 2010 list as a whole was $1 billion. Just a decade ago, the mean revenue was $557 million. Among the overall VAR500, the top five technologies sold were backup and recovery solutions; virtualization; enterprise storage solutions; hubs, switches and routers; and midrange servers.
She also announced the relaunch of CRN.com next month and gave a sneak peek of those enhancements.