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Channel Madness Tournament Of Chiefs: Round 1 Matchup Breakdowns
The First Dance
CRN's first-ever Channel Madness Tournament Of Chiefs kicks off Thursday, with Round 1 pitting a handful of channel stalwarts against the top channel execs at some of the industry's hottest young companies.
Voting for the inaugural CRN Channel Madness Tournament opens with 16 matchups, featuring 32 channel executives from CRN's 2015 Most Influential Channel Chiefs list. The tournament features four technology "regions:" Cloud, Hardware, Infrastructure and Software.
Will a channel vet like Dell's Frank Vitagliano take the hardware in Hardware? Does hot startup SimpliVity have enough of a channel following to will George Hope to Round 2 in the Infrastructure region?
Here we present the definitive Round 1 breakdown of the 2015 Channel Madness Tournament Of Chiefs.