This company has held a major presence in the channel for about as long as there has been an IT industry. It continues to provide partners with a broad range of hardware and software products, even as it develops the cloud computing, business analytics, mobility, and other strategic technologies the company envisions as its future.
The Partnership winner in Enterprise Network Storage and the Overall, Support and Partnership winner in Business Analytics is $79.9 billion technology goliath IBM. The Armonk, N.Y.-based vendor received an overall score of 60.5 in Business Analytics, and a partnership score of 76.6 in Enterprise Network Storage.
Accepting the award from Faletra and Burke was Laurie Evans, IBM's vice president of worldwide business partners, and Richard Wirtenson, director of North American channel sales.