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​Winning with Dell PartnerDirect

PartnerDirect is more than a channel program, it's a mutually beneficial commitment between Dell and our channel partners. We are proud to celebrate our successes and the successes of our partners by providing award-winning solutions that meet the needs of an evolving workforce. Dell PartnerDirect is proud to showcase our list of channel, program and product awards, and the awards of our partners that reflect the strength of our growing relationships.


 ChannelPro Readers’ Choice

 Award Spotlight

ChannelPro Readers’ Choice award
Dell placed first in Cloud computing, desktop hardware, and server hardware.




Dell program awards

Dell received the Silver award for best vendor partner program.
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Dell ranked #1 entry-level and mid-range storage vendor in North and South America by IDC
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Dell receives the TRACE Innovation in Anti-Bribery Compliance Award for its outstanding third-party due diligence and monitoring program.
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CRN awards Dell PartnerDirect a 5-Star Award. For the fifth year in a row, CRN has awarded Dell PartnerDirect the 5-Star Partner Program rating in the CRN 2015 Partner Programs Guide.
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CRN Virtualization 50 Award list
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Microsoft YouthSpark Citizenship Award
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CRN names Dell one of the Best Companies to Partner With – Dell Inc and Dell SonicWALL

Silver Award 

5-Star Partner Program rating 





CRN Virtualization 50 

Dell product awards

CRN named the Dell Venue 10 7000 series tablet as a 2015 Product of the Year.
The Dell Venue 10 won Product of the Year in the Android device category.

CRN named the Dell XPS 13 as a 2015 Tech Innovator Awards winner.
The Dell XPS 13
won in the PC (laptop/convertible) category.

ChannelPro Readers’ Choice award
Dell placed first in server and second in desktop hardware categories.

InfoWorld's 2015 Technology of the Year Awards go to Dell XPS 15 Touch and Dell PowerEdge R730xd.

2015 CRN Annual Report Card (ARC) survey.
Dell was the overall winner in the category of Converged Infrastructure as well as Volume Servers.

Three-peat! Dell SuperMassive again earns “Recommended” by NSS Labs
Dell SonicWALL SuperMassive E10800 Next-Generation Firewall running SonicOS 6.0 has again earned the highest rating of “Recommended” in its 2014 Next-Generation Firewall Security Value Map (SVM) – for the third year in a row and was rated as one of the top products for security effectiveness, performance and scalability.
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CRN names Dell to 2015 Data Center 100. 20 Infrastructure Providers List CRN's 2015 Data Center 100 Infrastructure Providers list looks at companies providing the hardware upon which data center compute, power and cooling infrastructures are built.
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ChannelPro Readers’ Choice 




Dell team awards

CRN names Dell Channel Executives as Channel Chiefs
Congratulations to Marvin Blough, Executive Director, Worldwide Channels and Alliances, Dell Software; Cheryl Cook Vice President, Global Channels and Alliances; Jim DeFoe, Vice President North America Global Commercial Channel Sales, Dell Global Commercial Channel; and Frank Vitagliano, North America Global Commercial Channel Sales, for being named as 2015 CRN Channel Chiefs.

CRN names the 2015 Women of the Channel
CRN honored the 2015 Women of the Channel whose expertise and vision are deserving of recognition; and, six of those women support Dell's Global Commercial Channel. Three of those women were also named to CRN's "Power 100" that spotlights female executives whose insight and influence in their respective companies help drive channel success. Congratulations to Cheryl Cook, Mary Catherine Wilson, Christa Heath, Beth Villalpando, and Heather Wilcox for being honored as Women of the Channel.
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CRN names the Top 100 Executives of 2015
As part of the CRN Top 100 Executives of 2015 List, CRN named Michael Dell to the Top 25 Most Influential Executives of 2013 list; Cheryl Cook to the Top 25 Channel Sales Leaders of 2015 list; Marius Haas was named to the Top 25 Innovators of 2015 list; Paul Perez was named to the Top 25 Disrupters Of 2015 list.

Top 100 People You Don't Know But Should
CRN recognizes there are a lot of shining stars on vendors' channel management teams. There are a lot of people who work just as hard toward the success of partners but aren't as visible. CRN's "Top 100 People You Don't Know But Should" list, recognizes a few of the behind-the-scenes unsung heroes who are dedicated to making channel partnerships work. Congratulations to our very own Andrew Preda and Kiran Bashyam on this fantastic recognition.

CRN Channel Chiefs 





Women of the Channel 

Dell partner awards

Dell's PartnerDirect channel program announces the winners of its Partner of the Year Awards for Dell's Fiscal Year 2016. Award winners were selected from a group of nominations based on their dedicated use of Dell technologies to provide solutions for their customers' needs. To see the winners from the previous year, click here.

Regional Partner of the Year
• West – Groupware Technology
• North Central – Netech Corporation
• South Central – EST Group
• Northeast – Winslow Technology Group, LLC
• Southeast – Mavenspire
• Canadian – Softchoice

Groupware Technology   Netech Corporation   estgroup   Winslow Technology Group, LLC   Mavenspire   softchoice

Business Partner of the Year
• Federal Partner – Impres Technology Solutions
• Healthcare Partner – SHI
• Mid-Market Partner – Nitor Solutions
• Software Partner – Davenport Group
• Enterprise Solution Provider – FusionStorm

Impres   Insight Enterprises, Inc.   Nitor Solutions   Davenport Group   FusionStorm

Program Partner of the Year
• Distribution Partner – Tech Data
• National Solution Providers Partner – Insight Enterprises, Inc.
• Large VAR Partner – Redapt, Inc.
• Global System Integrator Partner – TATA Consultancy Services Limited
• Americas OEM Partner – Avnet Embedded
• LATAM Partner – Internet Móvil

Tech Data   Insight Enterprises, Inc.   Redapt, Inc.   TATA   Avnet Embedded   Internet Móvil

Partner nominated awards
• Philanthropic Partner of the Year – Sidepath, Inc.
• Social Media Partner of the Year – e-Mit

Sidepath, Inc.   e-Mit