Hardware Silver Winner ($500M and above)
Last year, EMC won the Gold Rising Star award for most hardware sales through distribution for the $500 million and above category. However, this year EMC won the Silver Rising Star award for the $500 million and above category. Maureen Perrelli (center), Americas distribution manager at EMC, accepts the award from GTDC's Curran and Avnet's Hamada.
"Distribution is one of the most important parts of a successful Partner program." Leonard Iventosch, vice president of America channel sales at EMC, said in a statement. "EMC is heavily investing in the Channel to provide the most Partner-friendly experience in the industry and is working ever more closely with our Velocity Distributors to help them deliver more value-add to their network of resellers. We're honored to be recognized by GTDC, and believe we have the right products and go-to-market strategy to drive even more business with our Distributors."