PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania – April 24, 2014 – Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ: BBOX), a leading technology solutions provider, announced today that it has been named as a Top 10 winner of the 2014 Channel Partners 360° Business Value Awards by Channel Partners magazine, a resource for indirect sales channels offering IT and telecom solutions.
“A repeat Channel Partners 360° Winner, Black Box is not only one of the largest VARs in the world, it's also one of the most well-rounded, logging record scores again in 2014. In fact, the company tied for the top score across the entire field, leading the elite Top 10,” commented Kahli Henderson, Editor-in-Chief of Channel Partners magazine.
“Black Box is honored to receive this Business Value award. It is a great representation of our core belief that when we enable communications for our clients, we create value. Black Box remains steadfast in its commitment to be an indispensable partner to our clients,” commented Rick Gannon, Regional Vice President for Black Box Network Services.
Fifty winners were honored during an awards ceremony on at the Spring 2014 Channel Partners Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, for providing holistic telecom and IT solutions that deliver business value to their customers. In addition, Channel Partners recognized the Top 10 companies which received the highest scores from the judging panel which includes Channel Partners editors and leading channel analysts.
Black Box will be featured along with the other winners in Channel Partners' May/June print issue and Black Box will also be featured on Channel Partners Online at www.channelpartnersonline.com/360.
To determine the winner of Channel Partners 360°, companies completed an application that asked them to demonstrate how they are addressing the convergence of IT and telecom services and how they are creating business value for their customers. Channel Partners editors and an expert panel evaluated and scored all applications to determine the Top 50 candidates that exemplify the Channel Partners 360° values.About Black Box
Black Box is a leading technology solutions provider dedicated to helping customers build, manage, optimize, and secure their IT infrastructure. Black Box delivers high-value products and services through its global presence and over 4,000 team members. To learn more, visit the Black Box Web site at http://www.blackbox.com.About VIRGO Publishing VIRGO (www.vpico.com) is an information distribution company focused on some of the world’s most innovative and complex business-to-business markets. Our mission is to help business professionals break through the hype, ambiguity and information deluge they experience, by offering trustworthy guidance that fuels their results-driven information journey. About Channel Partners Magazine
Channel Partners magazine is the leading publication for telecom and IT distribution channels. For more than 25 years, Channel Partners has been the undisputed leader in providing news, analysis and education to the indirect sales channels serving the business technology and communications industry. In addition, Channel Partners online (www.channelpartnersonline.com) delivers a constant content stream of unique and breaking industry news, feature articles and premium downloadable content. As official media of the Channel Partners Conference & Expo (www.channelpartnersconference.com) and Cloud Partners (cloud.channelpartnersconference.com), Channel Partners is the market leader that channel professionals turn to first.
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