GTDC: Distributor CEOs Talk IT Future, Honor Rising Vendor Stars


Rising Star Bronze Winner: Red Hat

The GTDC gave out several awards at the Vendor Summit in the following categories: software publishers with more than $20 million in sales through distributors; hardware manufacturers with between $25 million and $100 million in annual sales through distributors; hardware manufacturers with sales between $100 million and $500 million in distributor sales; and hardware vendors with more than $500 million in distributor sales.

Red Hat won the bronze award for software. Mark Enzweiler, vice president of global channels (center), accepted the honor from Avnet CEO and GTDC chairman Rick Hamada (left) and Tim Curran, CEO of GTDC.