Everything Channel Announces the 2010 CRN Channel Bestsellers List

List Showcases Top Revenue-Producing Technologies Sold through the IT Channel; Assists Solution Providers in Making Strategic Decisions about Top-Selling Products

Mar 29, 2010

Everything Channel, a UBM company, today announced the 2010 CRN Channel Bestsellers List which helps technology Solution Providers make strategic decisions about the top-selling products in the IT Channel. The list recognizes the most popular technology categories and brands being sold through the IT Channel today.

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CRN partnered with the NPD Group, the world's leading provider of technology market-research information, to compile the data. The CRN Channel Bestsellers list represents the top five best-selling products in 19 technology categories, the leading Channel Bestseller in each category, and the Top Growth Bestseller. The No. 1 Channel Bestseller is determined by market-share data from January through December 2009, while the No. 1 Top Growth Bestseller is determined by change in share between January through December 2008 and January through December 2009.

"Solution Providers are always interested in learning which products are most popular and why," said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, Everything Channel. "The CRN Channel Bestsellers list helps Solution Providers make important product decisions and educated recommendations. Congratulations to all of the technology vendors on this year's list."

  The 2010 CRN Channel Bestsellers list follows:

  Systems       #1 Best Seller    Best Selling Product   Top Growth

  Telecom       Cisco Systems     CP-7942G IP Phone      Cisco Systems
   Equipment                       7942G                 

  SMB Routers   Cisco Systems     CISCO3845 Integrated   Linksys Group
   (Wired and                      Services Router
   Wireless)                       10/1000 3U RM         

  Hard Disk     Seagate           Seagate 1.5TB          Western Digital
   Drives                          Barracuda 7200.11
                                   Serial ATA/300
                                   7200RPM HD Int        

  Tape Drives   IBM               IBM : 800/1600GB       Quantum
                                   TS1040 LTO Ultrium 4
                                   FC-AL Drive Int IBM   

  Laser         Hewlett Packard   HP LASERJET P4015N     Lexmark
   Printers,                       52PPM 1200X1200DPI
   Monochrome                      128MB USB 2.0         

  Laser         Hewlett Packard   HP COLOR LASERJET      Hewlett Packard
   Printers,                       4700DN 31/31PPM
   Color                           600DPI 288MB NIC
                                   PAR/USB 2.0           

  Color LCD,    Hewlett Packard   HP 19" L1950G 19"V     Hewlett Packard
   19-30 in.                       .29 1280X1024 60HZ
                                   LCD CARBONITE BLACK/

  Color LCD,    Samsung           Samsung 32-inch 320MX  Samsung
   30 inches
   and more                 

  Document      Fujitsu           Fujitsu fi-6130        Fujitsu
   Scanners                        24Bit 600x600dpi USB

  UPSes         American Power    APC Smart-UPS 1500VA   Tripp Lite
                 Conversion        USB 6Outlet Line-
                                   Interactive RM UPS    

  External      Western Digital   Western Digital 1TB    Seagate
   Disk Drives                     My Book Essential
                                   USB 2.0 7200RPM HD

  Blade         IBM               IBM BladeCenter HS22   Hewlett Packard
   Servers                         XeonQC/E5540/
                                   2.53GHz 4096/0 NIC
                                   RM No O/S             

  Desktops      Hewlett Packard   HP dc7900 Core2D/      Dell
                                   E8400/3GHz 2048/
                                   160 DVD+/-RW NIC
                                   SFF WVB               

  Notebooks     Hewlett Packard   Apple MacBook Pro      Apple
                                   2.26GHz 2048/160
                                   DVD+/-RW WNCb 13.3T

  Network       Cisco Systems     Cisco Systems          Check Point
   Security                        ASA5520-BUN-K9 ASA
   Hardware                        5520 VPN Appliance
  VPNs          Check Point       Check Point VPN-1      Watchguard
                                   Power Gateway          Technologies
                                   Unlimited User         

  Security      Symantec          Symantec Norton 360    McAfee Inc.
   Suite                           3.0 3User             

  Relational    Microsoft         MS SQL Svr 2008        IBM
   Database                        Standard Ed 1CPU
                                   OPEN Lic              

  Storage       Symantec/         IBM Tivoli Storage     IBM/Tivoli
   Management    Veritas           Manager Extended Ed
   Software                        Pass Adv Mnt Lic

For additional information on the CRN Channel Bestsellers List, visit: www.channelweb.com.

About Everything Channel (www.everythingchannel.com, www.channelweb.com)

Everything Channel, headquartered in Framingham, MA, is a technology marketing and sales solutions company. Through its "Complete Technology Channel Solution," Everything Channel offers the right business tools to accelerate technology sales. From branding and recruiting to marketing and sales, Everything Channel offers technology marketers the unmatched breadth and depth of global brands and market intelligence combined with unparalleled audience loyalty and credibility serving all technology sales channels through an extensive database. Everything Channel provides innovative field sales and marketing solutions to the sellers of technology to achieve measurable and significant results.

About United Business Media Limited

UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetisation of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities -- from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists -- with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to www.ubm.com.

  Maureen Park
  Everything Channel
  516 562 5942

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SOURCE: Everything Channel

CONTACT: Maureen Park, Everything Channel, +1-516-562-5942,

Web Site: http://www.everythingchannel.com/