Epson Named Best Channel Vendor in Business Solutions Magazine Annual Survey

Long Beach, Calif. – Jan. 5, 2016 –Epson America, Inc., a leading supplier of value-added Point of Sale (POS) solutions, announced that it was named Best Channel Vendor for the 7th time since the award’s inception in 2009, in the POS Hardware Technology category by Business Solutions Magazine (BSM).  BSM conducted a web-based survey of VAR, MSP and ISV subscribers from mid September through early October and collected a total of  5,401 votes from 2,737 participants, making it the largest survey of its kind. The survey was published in its January 2016 issue.


“We are proud that our partners voted again for Epson as Best Channel Vendor,” said Tom Kettell, director, commercial channel sales at Epson. “Our commitment to the channel program is stronger than ever and we will continue to deliver the products and services that meet the needs of our partners and their customers.”


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’s highest rankings were in Product Reliability, Product Innovation, Channel Friendly, and Product Features, earning the company the title of Best Channel Vendor.






About Epson America, Inc.

Founded in 1975 and headquartered in Long Beach, CA, Epson America, Inc. is the U.S. 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. Today Epson’s Business Systems Division continues to bring industry-leading, open architecture, smart technologies to the point of service. You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (, Twitter (, and YouTube (


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