ARC 2011: Biggest Vendor Gains And Drops


No. 3 Biggest Gain: D-Link, SMB Networking Hardware

Gain: 11.2 (Overall Score: 75.8)

D-Link showed improvement across the board. The vendor posted a huge increase of 22.2 points in Product Quality and Reliability. Solution providers also raised its scores substantially for Ease of Doing Business (up 17.7 points) and Product Compatibility & Ease of Integration (up 17.0 points). Other areas of major improvement included ROI (up 15.7), Marketability and Product Technical Innovation (both up 14.2 points).