What's Next After x86? Lenovo Channel Chief Speaks Out

Frey On The Hot Seat

With the addition of IBM's x86 server business and the 7,500 former IBM-ers joining Lenovo, channel partners should brace for change, said Chris Frey, vice president of commercial channel sales at Lenovo, North America.

CRN caught up with Frey, who shared how Lenovo's channel program will be impacted by Thursday's $2.3 billion deal. The sale is subject to approvals by the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, U.S. regulatory authorities and a Lenovo shareholder vote.


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