Sometime back, I read Warren Buffett suggesting “franchise value is like having moat around the castle of a business”…durability of channel has profound impact on the business.
Anyway, recently CRN announced its 2008 Channel Champion Award in the category of SMB Software Suites. This is a measure of channel perception of its software publisher products and services. It is survey based market study in the industry where award is based upon the responses from the channel partners and their overall level of satisfaction across various categories.
Check out the Sage Software press release here. Sage continues its recognition in the SMB space.