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At a sold out ceremony on Thursday November 22nd, 2007, CRN, UK’s leading weekly channel and reseller publication announced the winners of this year’s “CRN Channel Awards”.

The CRN Channel Awards are the industry’s biggest and most respected event.Now in its 14th year, the awards are open to everyone involved in the channel – from resellers, VARs, voice and data resellers, system integrators, solution providers, system builders to distributors and vendors.

A total of twenty two winners were announced and presented with awards at the ceremony, which was attended by more than 1,800 Channel professionals at Battersea Park Arena in central London.

Commenting on this year’s winners’ roster Sara Yirrell, editor of CRN, said: “This year we reviewed the categories to include the diversity of the channel community, and as a result saw a record number of entries for the awards. Congratulations to all of the winners, the CRN team is thrilled to recognise and applaud their achievements and how these reflect the continuing growth of UK’s Channel industry.”

A full list of award winners will be published in CRN on 3 December, in an awards special, and also on the website at

The CRN Channel Award Winners:

Reseller of the Year - Basilica
Distributor of the Year - Computer 2000
Vendor of the Year - Fujitsu Siemens Computers

Corporate reseller of the Year - Blue Chip
SME reseller of the Year – Abbey
Services provider of the Year – Eurodata Systems
Specialist Reseller of the Year – Khipu Networks
Integrator of the Year – Britannic Technologies

Systems vendor of the Year – Fujitsu Siemens Computers
Networking vendor of the Year – Netgear
Software vendor of the Year – Microsoft
Storage vendor of the Year – HP
Security vendor of the Year – Email Systems
Specialist vendor of the Year – Entanet International

Systems distributor of the Year – Computer 2000
Networking distributor of the Year – Azlan/Computer 2000
Software distributor of the Year – Computer 2000
Security distributor of the Year – Computerlinks
Storage distributor of the Year – Bell Micro
Specialist distributor of the Year – Midwich

Emerging Company of the Year – Varlink
Channel Personality of the Year – Joe Hemani, Westcoast


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