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Channel Futures: EMEA Channel Leaders

Channel Futures’ Channel Leaders lists recognize top leaders at EMEA companies that span the channel spectrum. The awards strive to identify the most future-minded, influential and impactful channel leaders across various technologies and business types, including cybersecurity, cloud, distribution, unified communications and more. The 2023 awards recognized Red Hat’s Penny Philpot, Vice President of the EMEA Partner Ecosystem.

Cloud Excellence Awards

The Cloud Excellence Awards recognize the very best of the UK's cloud industry, from the most innovative and compelling products and vendors to the top use cases from end-user firms. This year, Red Hat OpenShift was honored as the winner in the Multi/Hybrid Cloud Product of the Year.

CRN: 2023 Partner Program Guide

The CRN Partner Program Guide offers the information that solution and service providers need to evaluate IT vendors. As part of the Partner Program Guide, CRN designates some vendor channel programs as Five-Star Partner Programs. Red Hat Partner Connect was awarded a five-star rating for the 11th consecutive year.

CRN: The Top 25 IT Innovators Of 2023

The ability to drive innovation for technology products, solutions and services is the hallmark of CRN’s Top 25 Innovators of 2023 list. Red Hat CEO Matt Hicks was recognized as number three on the list. CRN highlighted Matt’s leadership, noting ““Focus” is the operative word for Hicks’ leadership style. In one year, the 17-plus-year Red Hat veteran has navigated a slowing economy and AI gold rush all while maintaining independence and pushing the boundaries of automation, developer tools and Linux.”

CRN: Women of the Channel

CRN honors women whose channel expertise, vision, advocacy and mentorship are helping drive the channel and are deserving of recognition in its annual Women Of The Channel showcase. The following Red Hatters were honored on this year's list:

  • Stefanie Chiras - senior vice president, Partner Ecosystem Success
  • Jennifer Heard -  senior vice president, Global Commercial Sales
  • Honoré LaBourdette - vice president, Global Telco, Media, Entertainment & Edge Ecosystem
  • Jackie Morse - director, Global Ecosystem Marketing, Vertical Industries
  • Connie Noyes - director, Partners and Alliances
  • Sandra Vaz - senior director, LATAM Partner Ecosystems

CRN: Tech Innovator Awards

To help solution providers identify products that are truly innovative and offer value for their customers, the 2023 CRN Tech Innovator Awards showcase IT vendor offerings that provide significant technology advances – and partner growth opportunities – across a broad range of technology categories including cloud, networking, security, storage, devices and software. For the 2023 awards, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 was recognized as a finalist in the Edge Computing/Internet of Things category.

IoT Evolution World: 2023 IoT Edge Computing Excellence Awards

Red Hat OpenShift was named a winner for the IoT Edge Computing Excellence Awards, recognizing companies emerging as leaders in the growing edge computing space. Companies selected for the award have proven that their products are enabling advanced IoT deployments by offering edge solutions that bring real-time computing, data availability, analytics, AI and machine learning to edge devices.

Light Reading: Leading Lights 2023

The Leading Lights is Light Reading's way of recognizing the innovation, technical and market achievements of the evolving global communications industry. Red Hat with NVIDIA was recognized as a finalist in the Most Innovative RAN Product or Solution, awarded to the vendor that has launched the most innovative radio access network (RAN) product or solution during the past year. 2023 Glotel Awards

Red Hat and NVIDIA were recognized in the Outstanding RAN Innovation category for their software-defined 5G vRAN and enterprise AI applications. The Glotel Awards recognize innovation and excellence from any company involved in advancing and transforming today’s telecoms industry globally.

The American Business Awards 

The American Business Awards are open to all organizations operating in the U.S.A., and feature a wide variety of categories to recognize achievement in every facet of the workplace. For the second year in a row, Red Hat Integration won gold in the Best Integration Platform as a Solution (IPaaS) category, Red Hat 3scale API Management.

TrustRadius: Best Of 2023 Awards

The TrustRadius Awards recognize the best software based on customer satisfaction, performance, reviews and more. For 2023, Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform, Red Hat OpenShift and Red Hat Enterprise Linux each won across three categories -- Best Feature Set, Best Relationship, and Best Value for Price.These accolades are based entirely on feedback from customers who highlighted the feature sets, confirm that the platforms live up to sales and marketing promises, and provide excellent value for the price.

World Communication Awards

The World Communication Awards celebrate innovation and excellence in global telecoms. stc with Red Hat has been shortlisted in the Cloud Award category for stc’s cloud-native datacenter for telco workloads. The award looks at cloud-native deployments and also recognizes the evolution of cloud to the edge. 


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