The 2023 Tech Innovator Awards
From among more than 250 applicants, CRN staff evaluated and selected products spanning the IT industry – including cloud, IT infrastructure, networking security, storage and software categories – that offer ground-breaking functionality and partner opportunities.
Tech Innovators 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic wrought many changes in how the world operates and the uncertain global economy is keeping many business leaders guessing—and second-guessing—about short-term and long-term business decisions. But all this hasn’t slowed the pace of innovation in the IT industry: If the furious pace of development around AI in the past six months is any indication, it has only accelerated.
From well-established IT giants to startups with breakthrough ideas, IT vendors have continued to develop products that meet the rapidly evolving needs of their customers amid such megatrends as digital transformation and business automation, cloud computing, hybrid work practices, the incorporation of AI into business decision-making, and the growing wave of sophisticated cyberattacks.
So which new and updated products are creating the biggest opportunities for solution providers who work on the front lines with customers?
To help the channel identify products that are truly innovative and offer value for their customers, the 2023 CRN Tech Innovator Awards showcase IT vendor offerings that can provide game-changing advances in IT—and partner growth opportunities—across a broad range of technology categories including application development, cloud management, hyperconverged infrastructure, data management and storage, networking and SD-WAN, and security (organized into a number of subcategories).
The awards spotlight innovative products across 37 technology categories (including 10 security subcategories). The winners and finalists were chosen by CRN staff from among 254 applications.