Craig Galbraith (Executive Editor, Channel Partners)
James Anderson (News Editor, Channel Partners)
The Channel Partners Excellence in Digital Services Awards recognize partners who deliver stellar business outcomes for their clients. The 2021 awards will recognize specific achievements across 10 categories, plus one very special award for particularly outstanding digital transformation brilliance. Entries are judged by the editors of Channel Partners and Channel Futures, as well as members of the Channel Partners Advisory Board.
The Channel Partners Excellence in Digital Services Awards provide recognition in the following 10 categories:
- Brand Builder: For partners that use improved processes and insights to improve their clientâ€™s end-customer experience and thus increase brand loyalty and profit margins
- Cloud Builder Award: For excellence in helping customers cloudify their business
- Consultant of the Year: For excellence in developing, provisioning and managing personalized, specialized IT services
- Digital Docent: For partners that provide clients with education/training to help them bridge the IT skills gap
- Master of Disaster: For partners that take creative steps to protect customers from data loss and the resulting business disruption
- Next-Gen Telecom Award: For excellence in delivering telecommunications and collaboration capabilities including client/user support
- Purveyor of Productivity: For excellence in helping customers wring maximum value out of their investments in people, systems and technology
- Visionary Award: For partners that employed newer, cutting-edge technologies including machine learning, AI, virtual or augmented reality, blockchain or IoT as the primary enablers of their solutions
- Walk the Talk: For partners that turned their digital transformation expertise inward to revitalize their business
- White Hat Award: Partners who protect customers from cyberthreats; also includes physical security, such as video-surveillance projects
- Editors also select one partner entry that exhibits particular digital transformation brilliance to be awarded the special Digi Master award.