After a very tough round of judging, CRN is delighted to be able to reveal the 2020 Channel Awards shortlist in full - see below.
The standard of entry was extremely high this year, with one category featuring over 30 entries - so to actually make the shortlist is a real feat in itself this year.
It has also been revealed today that the 2020 Channel Awards will be the first to be broadcast LIVE on the actual day of the awards - Thursday 12 November. Please see the related article that explains how it will work.
Carry on reading below to see the full 2020 shortlist. Congratulations to all those who made it - it really is an achievement in itself. And to all those that didn't make it this year, thanks for making the effort, and making the judges' decisions so difficult. We hope you will try again next year.
Datacentre Vendor of the Year
Software-Defined Vendor of the Year
Security Vendor of the Year
Check Point Software Technologies
Palo Alto Networks
Specialist Vendor of the Year
Cloud Services Vendor of the Year
Emerging Vendor of the Year
PSA/RMM Vendor of the Year
Best Covid-19 related project/initiative of the Year - New for 2020 Only
Hero/Heroes of the Year (Vendor) - New for 2020 Only
Paul Balkwell - Zix |AppRiver
Jack Torrington Goss - HP Inc
Mark Patterson - Palo Alto Networks
Channel Chief of the Year (reseller nominated)
Neil Sawyer - HP Inc
Gregg Lalle - Connectwise
Chris Tate - Myki
Sean Collins - Extreme Networks
Vendor of the Year
Channel Services Provider of the Year
See Next page for the Reseller shortlist
On the same day we unveil the shortlist, CRN is delighted to officially reveal that the 2020 Channel Awards will be the first to be broadcast live on a digital platform
In this exclusive video hear from some of our judges on what they look for in an entry and also what to avoid
Entries close on the evening of Monday 10 August
Below is a list of all our winners and Judges' Commended winners that we have announced over the last three days.
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