Epson takes Best Channel Vendor honors in magazine survey

Epson America, Inc., a supplier of value-added Point of Sale (POS) solutions, was named Best Channel Vendor for the eighth time since the award´s inception in 2009, in the POS Hardware Technology category by Business Solutions Magazine (BSM), the company said.

BSM conducted a web-based survey of VAR, MSP and ISV subscribers during the first two weeks of October and collected a total of 5,382 votes from solution providers, making it the largest survey of its kind. The survey was published in its January 2017 issue.

The top 5% of vendors in each surveyed technology category were selected as Best Channel Vendors. To ensure statistical accuracy, BSM partnered with Penn State University and asked VARs to rate their vendors based on seven categories including: Service/Support, Channel Friendly, Channel Program, Product Features, Product Reliability, Product Innovation and Adequate VAR Margins. Epson earned close to the highest ranking in each category, earning the company the title of Best Channel Vendor.

Founded in 1975 and headquartered in Long Beach, CA, Epson America, Inc. is the US affiliate of Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, a global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality technology products that meet customer demands for increased functionality, compactness, systems integration and energy efficiency. For over 40 years, Epson´s advanced technology has been at work in millions of POS systems around the world.