Technology salutes channel icons at Hot 50 Awards and Reseller Middle East hosted its seventh annual Hot 50 Awards at the open air restaurant BHAR, Renaissance Downtown Hotel against the Dubai skyline in the background.

The most-coveted Awards gathered key players across vendors, distributors, resellers and systems integrators together on one platform. The 150 plus guests had an opportunity to network and applaud the achievements of the year. The exclusive event paid tribute to channel players who are resolute in their strategies to craft value and equally successful relationships for customers, partners and themselves.

Selected by’s and Reseller Middle East’s editorial team, the elite winners were companies that had shaped the regional channel business through innovative initiatives and grew their operations despite challenging market circumstances.

In her welcome speech, Janees Reghelini, editor, Reseller Middle East and, urged channel partners to continue to evolve their businesses to the demands of the digital age.

She said, “Transformation to the next phase is only possible by acquiring new skills and staying on top of market developments. At and Reseller Middle East, we aim to continue to present the latest insights and play a role in inspiring IT businesses to turn challenges into opportunities.”

The Reseller ME’s Hot 50 include firms across an extensive range of sizes and specialities. This year the event has also announced personality winners, the complete list is as below:

AGC Networks Best IT solutions integrator
Al Jammaz Distribution Best partner collaboration by a VAD
Areej Shakir, Veritas Best disruptive marketeer
Avaya Best UC solutions vendor
Aysha Al Meheeri, Injazat Data Systems Most influential marketeer of the year
BARCO Best channel training initiatives by a vendor
Barracuda Networks Best email security vendor
Bulwark Technologies Best security training initiatives by a distributor
Centra Hub Best CRM software solutions vendor
Check Point Software Technologies LTD Best channel growth initiatives
Dell EMC Best digital transformation vendor
DME PROLINK Best Passive Network Infrastructure Vendor
DTS Solution Best cybersecurity consulting services provider
Epicor Best channel sales support by a vendor
Exclusive Networks ME Best security VAD
Finesse Best digital services provider
Focus Softnet Best ERP business solutions vendor
GBM Best digital solutions integrator
GSD Best enterprise solutions VAD
Help AG Best cybersecurity services provider
Huawei Middle East Best AI solutions provider
Infoblox Best channel marketing initiatives
Infowatch Best integrated information security provider
Ivanti Best endpoint security manager solutions vendor
Juniper Networks Best network security vendor
Kamlesh Lal, Dell EMC Best innovative marketeer
Kaspersky Lab Best anti-malware vendor
Lenovo Global Technology Best enterprise solutions vendor
Lexar Best personal storage vendor
ManageEngine Best network management and monitoring vendor
Maya Zakhour, NetApp Most influential channel sales personality
MBUZZ Rising Star – VAD
MDS ap Best enterprise solutions integrator
Mimecast Best partner excellence vendor
Mindware Best channel enablement initiatives
Nexans Best cabling vendor
Norden Communications Best CCTV and public address systems
OKI Europe Ltd Best innovation in printing
Oracle Best cloud applications vendor
Precedence Technologies Best wireless solutions integrator
Pure Storage Best storage vendor
Raqmiyat Best support services provider
Redington Value Best data analytics practice
Repografix Best printing services provider
Ring Best smart home security vendor
SCOPE Middle East Best channel engagement initiatives by a distributor
SNB Middle East Best post-sales support by a distributor
SoftwareONE Best cloud optimisation solutions provider
Sophos Best UTM vendor
StarLink Best partner empowerment initiatives by a distributor
Toshiba Best consumer devices offering
TransSys Solutions Best cloud solutions integrator
VAD Technologies Best disruptive solutions VAD
Veeam Software Best data availability solutions vendor
Western Digital Best portable storage vendor
Zyxel Middle East Best product innovation
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