Wednesday, April 23, 2014: Power Management Company Eaton today announced that it has been awarded Channel Champion 2014 by CRN during a special awards ceremony at the XChange Solution Provider Conference in Los Angeles, California. Eaton is the overall winner in the category of Power Protection and Management, also winning awards in Financial Satisfaction and Support Satisfaction sub-categories.
Ramesh Menon, director, global channel marketing, and Curtiz Gangi, director, U.S. Channels, Data Center Sales Segment, were felicitated as 2014 Channel Chiefs by CRN for their leadership in creating an effective channel program for information technology solution providers. This is the third year in a row that Menon has been recognized on CRN’s list of esteemed IT channel leaders.
The awards resonate Eaton’s continued growth and unparalleled commitment to information technology channel programs and channel partners. The 2014 Channel Chiefs were selected by the CRN editorial team based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue and public support for the importance of IT channel sales.
“Such recognitions encourage us to continue efforts to support our channel partners, and enable them to grow a huge network aligned to the company’s roadmap. Introducing innovative technologies attract forward thinking value added resellers in India, and we are confident that the technical superiority of our products, coupled with emphatic support from our partners is the way to move forward,” said Syed Sajjhadh Ali, Managing Director, Eaton Electrical, India.
Eaton continues to introduce innovative technology and programs to attract channel partners. Launched in 2011 in India, Eaton’s PowerAdvantage Partner Program continues to provide resellers with the tools to deliver greater business value to customers and maximize revenues within the key growth segments of power and energy efficiency. This program was expanded to help Indian resellers grow their businesses through power backup and management solutions. Additionally, the Eaton Power Quality team continues to provide innovative and integrated solutions to help customers maximize the business value of their IT infrastructures.
Eaton’s electrical sector is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.
Eaton is a power management company with 2013 sales of $22.0 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.