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Introducing the 2013 ChannelPro SMB All-Stars

These vendors, distributors, solutions, and IT communities get the nod from both our readers and our editorial team as all-stars in the SMB channel universe. By ChannelPro

What makes the channel strong? The quality and depth of the relationships VARs and MSPs have with their vendors and distributors, and the support they receive from the organizations they join.

The all-stars in this guide-chosen by readers via surveys and phone interviews, as well as by the ChannelPro-SMB editorial team based on research and news gathering throughout the year-are a kind of "Angie's List" of strategic, vetted companies, programs, IT organizations, and solutions. This is the channel community our readers rely on when making IT recommendations to their SMB clients and when planning to invest in their own businesses.

>>See our entire All-Star Directory here>>

2013 All-Stars: From providers of cloud and mobility solutions to those offering hardware, software, services, and educational and partnering opportunities, these all-stars are at the top of our readers' lists of most trusted and valuable partners:

Security

ANTI-VIRUS VENDORS

AVG Technologies
www.avg.com

GFI Software (Viper)
www.gfisoftware.com

Kaspersky Lab
www.kaspersky.com

Symantec Corp.
www.symantec.com

Trend Micro Inc.
www.trendmicro.com
EMAIL SECURITY VENDORS

Barracuda Networks Inc.
www.barracuda.com

Cisco Systems Inc.
www.cisco.com

McAfee
www.mcafee.com

Symantec Corp.
www.symantec.com

Trend Micro Inc.
www.trendmicro.com
SECURITY HARDWARE VENDORS

Barracuda Networks Inc.
www.barracuda.com

Cisco Systems Inc.
www.cisco.com

Dell Inc. (SonicWall)
www.sonicwall.com/us

Fortinet Inc.
www.fortinet.com

Netgear Inc.
www.netgear.com
SECURITY SOFTWARE SUITE VENDORS

AVG Technologies
www.avg.com

BitDefender
www.bitdefender.com

McAfee
www.mcafee.com

Kaspersky Lab
www.kaspersky.com

Norton by Symantec
http://us.norton.com

Storage

BACKUP AND DISASTER RECOVERY VENDORS

Continuum Managed Services LLC
www.continuum.net

Datto Inc.
www.dattobackup.com

Dell Inc. (AppAssure)
www.dell.com

Intronis Inc.
www.intronis.com

StorageCraft Technology Corp.
www.storagecraft.com
CLOUD BACKUP AND DISASTER RECOVERY VENDORS

Carbonite Inc.
www.carbonite.com

Intronis Inc.
www.intronis.com

Mozy Corp.
www.mozy.com

Symform Inc.
www.symform.com

VaultLogix LLC
www.dataprotection.com
CLOUD STORAGE VENDORS

Amazon.com Inc.
www.amazon.com

Dropbox Inc.
www.dropbox.com

Google Inc.
www.google.com

Microsoft Corp.
www.microsoft.com

SugarSync Inc.
www.sugarsync.com
STORAGE HARDWARE VENDORS

Buffalo Americas Inc.
www.buffalotech.com

EMC Corp.
www.emc.com

Hitachi Data Systems
www.hds.com

NetApp
www.netapp.com

Netgear Inc.
www.netgear.com

Cloud Computing

CLOUD EMAIL/COLLABORATION SOLUTIONS

Google Apps
www.google.com/apps/business

HyperOffice
www.hyperoffice.com

Intermedia.net Inc.
www.intermedia.net

Microsoft Office 365
http://office.microsoft.com
CLOUD ERP/CRM/LINE-OF-BUSINESS SOLUTIONS

IBM Corp.
www.ibm.com

Microsoft Dynamics CRM
http://crm.dynamics.com

NetSuite
www.netsuite.com

Salesforce.com
www.salesforce.com

SAP AG
www.sap.com
MANAGED HOSTING/CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE PROVIDERS

1&1 Internet Inc.
www.1and1.com

Amazon.com Inc.
www.amazon.com

Microsoft Corp.
www.microsoft.com

Rackspace US Inc.
www.rackspace.com
PRIVATE CLOUD COMPUTING VENDORS

Dell Inc.
www.dell.com

Hewlett-Packard Co.
www.hp.com

Intel Corp.
www.intel.com

LevelCloud
www.levelcloud.net

Zenith Infotech Ltd.
www.zenithinfotech.com

DESKTOP HARDWARE VENDORS

Acer Inc.
www.acer.com

ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
www.asus.com/us

Dell Inc.
www.dell.com

Hewlett-Packard Co.
www.hp.com

Lenovo
www.lenovo.com
LAPTOP/ULTRABOOK VENDORS

Apple Inc.
www.apple.com

ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
www.asus.com/us

Dell Inc.
www.dell.com

Hewlett-Packard Co.
www.hp.com

Lenovo
www.lenovo.com
MONITOR VENDORS

ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
www.asus.com/us

Dell Inc.
www.dell.com

LG Electronics
www.lg.com

Samsung
www.samsung.com

ViewSonic Corp.
www.viewsonic.com
SERVER HARDWARE VENDORS

Dell Inc.
www.dell.com

Hewlett-Packard Co.
www.hp.com

IBM Corp.
www.ibm.com

Lenovo
www.lenovo.com

Oracle Corp.
www.oracle.com
UPS AND POWER CONDITIONING VENDORS

APC by Schneider Electric
www.apc.com

CyberPower Systems (USA) Inc.
www.cyberpowersystems.com

Eaton Corp.
www.eaton.com

Emerson Network Power
www.emersonnetworkpower.com

Minuteman Power Technologies
www.minutemanups.com

Distribution

DISTRIBUTORS

Avnet Inc.
www.avnet.com

D&H Distributing Co.
www.dandh.com

Ingram Micro Inc.
www.ingrammicro.com

Synnex Corp.
www.synnex.com

Tech Data Corp.
www.techdata.com

Mobility

MOBILE DEVICE MANAGEMENT VENDORS

AirWatch LLC
www.air-watch.com

Citrix Systems Inc. (ZenMobile)
www.citrix.com

Fiberlink Communications Corp.
www.mas360.com

Good Technology Corp.
www.good.com

MobileIron Inc.
www.mobileiron.com
SMARTPHONE VENDORS

Apple Inc.
www.apple.com

HTC Corp.
www.htc.com

Motorola, a Google company
www.motorola.com

Nokia
www.nokia.com

Samsung
www.samsung.com
TABLET VENDORS

Apple Inc.
www.apple.com

ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
www.asus.com/us

Lenovo
www.lenovo.com

Microsoft Corp.
www.microsoft.com

Samsung
www.samsung.com

Managed Services

MANAGED PRINT VENDORS

Hewlett-Packard Co.
www.hp.com

Lexmark International Inc.
www.lexmark.com

OKI Data Americas Inc.
www.okidata.com

Xerox Corp.
www.xerox.com
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AUTOMATION VENDORS

Autotask Corp.
www.autotask.com

ConnectWise
www.connectwise.com

Dell Inc. (packetTrap division)
www.packettrap.com

NetSuite OpenAir
www.openair.com

Tigerpaw Software Inc.
www.tigerpaw.com
QUOTING SOLUTIONS

BidMagic
www.bidmagic.com

Quosal
www.quosal.com

QuoteWerks
www.quotewerks.com

VARStreet
www.varstreetinc.com
REMOTE MONITORING AND MANAGEMENT VENDORS

Continuum Managed Services LLC
www.continuum.net

Dell Inc. (packetTrap division)
www.packettrap.com

Kaseya Int'l Ltd.
www.kaseya.com

LabTech Software
www.labtechsoftware.com

LogMeIn Inc.
www.logmein.com

 

Virtualization

DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION VENDORS

Citrix Systems Inc.
www.citrix.com

Microsoft Corp.
www.microsoft.com

VMware Inc.
www.vmware.com
SERVER VIRTUALIZATION VENDORS

Citrix Systems Inc.
www.citrix.com

Microsoft Corp.
www.microsoft.com

VMware Inc.
www.vmware.com
STORAGE VIRTUALIZATION VENDORS

FalconStor Software
www.falconstor.com

Hewlett-Packard Co.
www.hp.com

Hitachi Data Systems
www.hds.com

Microsoft Corp.
www.microsoft.com

Netgear Inc.
www.netgear.com

Programs

VENDOR PARTNER PROGRAMS

Cisco Systems Inc.
www.cisco.com

Dell Inc.
www.dell.com

Hewlett-Packard Co.
www.hp.com

Lenovo
www.lenovo.com

Microsoft Corp.
www.microsoft.com

Additional Categories

DIGITAL SIGNAGE VENDORS

BroadSign International LLC
www.broadsign.com

Hewlett-Packard Co.
www.hp.com

NEC Display Solutions of America Inc.
www.necdisplay.com

Panasonic Corp. of North America
www.panasonic.com

Samsung
www.samsung.com/us/business/displays/digital-signage
ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS SOFTWARE VENDORS

Allscripts
www.allscripts.com

Aprima Medical Software Inc.
www.aprima.com

eClinicalWorks LLC
www.eclinicalworks.com

gloStream
www.glostream.com

Greenway Medical Technologies Inc.
www.greenwaymedical.com
IT COMMUNITIES

ASCII Group Inc.
www.ascii.com

CompTIA Inc.
www.comptia.com

HTG Peer Groups
www.htgmembers.com

SMB Nation
www.smbnation.com

SMB Technology Network (SMBTN)
www.smbtn.org
NETWORKING VENDORS

Black Box Network Services
www.blackbox.com

Cisco Systems Inc.
www.cisco.com

D-Link Corp.
www.dlink.com

Juniper Networks Inc.
www.juniper.net/us

Netgear Inc.
www.netgear.com
UNIFIED COMMUNICATIONS/VOIP VENDORS

ADTRAN Inc.
www.adtran.com

Avaya Inc.
www.avaya.com

BroadSoft Inc.
www.broadsoft.com

Cbeyond
www.cbeyond.com

Cisco Systems Inc.
www.cisco.com

ShoreTel
www.shoretel.com

Computer Components

MEMORY VENDORS
Kingston
http://www.kingston.com/

Crucial
http://www.crucial.com/

Corsair
http://www.corsair.com/us/

SSD VENDORS
Intel
http://www.intel.com/

Kingston
http://www.kingston.com/

OCZ
http://www.ocz.com/

SoC (SYSTEM ON CHIP) VENDORS
Intel (Atom)
http://www.intel.com/

NVIDIA (Tegra)
http://www.nvidia.com/

POWER SUPPLY VENDORS
Corsair
http://www.corsair.com/us/

Cooler Master
http://www.coolermaster-usa.com/

COOLING SYSTEM VENDORS - FAN

Cooler Master
http://www.coolermaster-usa.com/

Thermaltake
http://thermaltakeusa.com/

Arctic
http://www.arctic.ac/en/

COOLING SYSTEM VENDORS - LIQUID

Corsair
http://www.corsair.com/us/

Antec
http://www.antec.com/

Koolance
http://www.koolance.com/

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