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Waukesha, WI, United States, 2013/06/21 - SoftwareONE, the Software Licensing Experts, announced it has been recognized by UBM Tech Channel as a part of CRN’s 2013 Solution Provider 500 list which identifies the top technology integrators in the US & Canada based on revenue size - SoftwareONE.com.
Formerly known as the “VAR 500”, the Solution Provider 500 (SP500) ranks the highest producing solution provider organizations in the IT channel from hardware sales, software sales, and managed IT services. SoftwareONE placed 22nd in the annual ranking.
“We are delighted to not only be recognized on CRN’s Top 500 list again this year, but to be inside the top 25 is an even greater accomplishment,” stated Craig Gadberry, Vice President at SoftwareONE. “Our expertise as a fully-focused licensing specialist demonstrates our increasing value in the industry and the growth we experience year-over-year is a direct result of SoftwareONE’s unique business model.
“We aim to highlight the ‘best of the best’ among the channel community, and the Solution Provider 500 is no exception. Now in its 18th year, this prestigious list serves as a valuable industry resource to help end users quickly identify top performers and make the most well-informed choices for their business,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, UBM Tech Channel. “The companies listed have a forward-thinking approach to solutions sales. They are also highly dedicated to putting their customers’ needs first to accelerate the adoption of innovative technology and drive immediate results. We congratulate SoftwareONE for making this year’s list and look forward to covering their continued success.”
The 2013 Solution Provider 500 list category awards will be presented at the BoB thought leadership conference in October. A sampling of the 2013 SP500 list is featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and is featured online at crn.com. The complete list of 500 companies will be available in the CRN Tech News app, available for iPad and Windows 8.
SoftwareONE (softwareone.com) is a licensing solutions provider with the unique combination of being truly global, fully-focused on software licensing and privately-owned since 1985. Our software licensing experts take a consultative approach to helping customers optimize their software spend, while enhancing their relationships with software publishers and local service providers. With year-over-year growth of greater than 40% since 2006, SoftwareONE is the fastest growing Microsoft Large Account Reseller (LAR) in the world, holding other elite sales designations with top software publishers such as Adobe, IBM, VMware, Oracle, Citrix, Symantec, McAfee, and many more. SoftwareONE is globally headquartered in Stans, Switzerland and employs more than 1,300 people in 80 countries. The United States headquarters is located in Waukesha, WI. SoftwareONE’s fiscal year 2012 resulted in revenue of $2.25 Billion, with 2013 projections exceeding $3 Billion.
About UBM Tech Channel
UBM Tech Channel (ubmchannel.com), a UBM company is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With more than 30 years of experience and engagement, UBM Tech Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives, managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales.