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2022 Annual Report Card Winners: Solution Providers Give Top Grades To Key Vendors
For the 37th year, solution providers scored vendors across 25 technology categories based on their performance in product innovation, support, partnership, and managed and cloud services. Here’s a roundup of the companies with the highest overall scores.
Hybrid Cloud: Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Channel Executive: Phil Soper, North America Head of Channel Sales
Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s second win in this year’s Annual Report Card was a hard-fought duel in the increasingly important hybrid cloud technology category.
HPE had the highest overall score at 78.8, including top scores in product innovation (82.4), partnership (77.9), and managed and cloud services (77.9).
Archrival Dell Technologies wasn’t far behind with an overall score of 76.5. Dell received the highest score for support criteria (76.7) and also top grades for a number of specific criteria including product quality and reliability (89.4), both pre- and post-sales support (84.0 and 79.4, respectively), and ease of doing business (80.3).
VMware won top scores for services opportunity (78.6) and integration with services management tools (75.8).