ARC 2011: Biggest Vendor Gains And Drops


No. 9 Biggest Gain: D-Link, SMB Network Storage

Gain: 9.0 (Overall Score: 76.6)

D-Link placed third in this category, falling from second place in 2010, but its 2011 scores were much higher than the previous year's. VARs saw the most improvement in Product Compatibility & Ease of Integration (up 17.3 points), followed by Managing Channel Conflict (up 15.9 points), and Richness of Product Features/Functionality (up 15.2 points).