Out of the 14 different spheres of influence that we track at Forrester, the channel industry trade press ranks near the top. Smart vendors and distributors know that the magic of finding, influencing, recruiting, enabling, and nourishing a top-performing channel boils down to three simple questions about partners:

  1. What do they read?
  2. Where do they go?
  3. Who do they follow?

If you were to ask the millions of global VARs, MSPs, MSSPs, systems integrators, consultants, agencies, dealers, ISVs, and emerging tech companies these questions, you would learn that the 59 channel-facing magazines around the world — and their related communities, events, and social channels — carry an outsized level of influence on vendor selection, business model evolution, and skills development.

Forrester research from this year shows that media articles and publications have remained solidly in the top three content assets that form influence. Vendor demos, presentations, case studies, websites, and analyst reports also carry weight and can supplement the media.

The media remains localized, relevant, and easy to access for partners.

Many of the 150-plus trade shows per year are hosted by media companies, as well as leading social groups (check out our top 143 list) and podcasts (check out our top 100 list). The vast majority of partners get at least some news online (via smartphone, computer, or tablet), and the online space has bifurcated to represent legacy news outlets and new, “born on the web” news sites. In fact, this list of the 59 top channel media outlets has an average age of 19 years — with a dozen of the magazines predating the internet!

Over this time span, the business model of these organizations has radically shifted. When I worked at a Fortune 500 vendor in 2010, I remember reducing our advertising spend in magazines by 90% that year — never to recover. While digital advertising revenue is increasing, the lion’s share of it is spent with Google and Facebook. The transition from print to digital spaces has caused huge disruptions in how these media outlets operate, and I would guess that full-time employment of publishers, editors, and journalists is down by over half over the past decade. The growth of events and sponsorships has fueled the business model, while other parts of the digital media kit have matured to pick up the slack.

In the end, these media outlets provide a critical role in the future of our industry. They give channel professionals relevant and timely information and push partner businesses to innovate and create value for customers. They orchestrate collaboration opportunities, skill building, relationship nurturing, hiring, and provide an important platform for influencers and superconnectors to reach large numbers of people.

The industry media also provides value to individual partner businesses to learn the status of the industry — including buyer, vertical, geographic, sector, and product insights.

Partners can learn about new business opportunities via trends and learn about their competition. In the decade of the ecosystem, it’s also a chance for partners, vendors, and distributors to form strategic alliances with other members of the industry.

There is a direct correlation between great channel-media execution and channel-focused PR agencies that I wrote about here. Many channel professionals have pointed to the diminishing consumer trust in media and have valid questions on whether this extends to industry-specific media, as well. The stories that PR people share with the media need to be timely, robust, accurate, and relevant. Moreover, they also need to be supported by reputable stats, expert opinion, and solid facts to increase the value to the audience and maintain trust.

If you are looking to succeed in this industry, it behooves you to know the different spheres of influence (i.e., study this list and understand the power of industry media outlets). As an important source of influence, you should know the editors and writers personally, as well. When you attend conferences and tradeshows again, keep your eye out for the list of media sponsors and take special notice of who is lurking in the shadows, engaging in hallway banter, and monitoring the industry chatter.

Once you find them, lead with vital information — not jargon or fluff — and understand that they are looking for the hook (the who, what, where, when, why, and how). Ask yourself if it is applicable to their audience and why they would care.

Here are the top 59 global IT channel media outlets — what MSPs, MSSPs, resellers, integrators, and IT consultants read:



Link: https://www.avnetwork.com/
Description: AVNetwork.com represents the most exciting markets in the AV industry. It is the premier online resource for audio visual news and industry trends for systems contractor professionals and AV integrators.
Publisher: Future PLC
Location: United States
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/avtechnologymag/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/future-publishing/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SCNmag
Total Social Followers: 12832
People to know: Adam Goldstein, Debbie Rosenthal

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #20/59



Channel Daily News (Canada)
Link: https://channeldailynews.com/
Description: Since 1985, CDN (formerly Computer Dealer News) has been the leading information source for Canadian IT solution providers. Arm yourself with the latest channel news and views from important industry people.
Founded: 1985
Publisher: IT World Canada (IDG)
Location: Canada
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CDNchannel
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/channel-daily-news/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CDN_Channel
Total Social Followers: 4270
People to know: Alex Coop, Fawn Annan, Brad McBride, Steve Proctor

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #23/59



Channel Futures
Link: https://www.channelfutures.com/
Description: Channel Futures unites the diverse ecosystem of companies that comprise the “new channel,” which includes managed service providers (MSPs), systems integrators, born-in-the-cloud services companies, & telecom agents.
Founded: 1987
Publisher: Informa
Location: United States
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChannelFutures/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/channel-futures/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChannelFutures
Total Social Followers: 27991
People to know: Craig Galbraith, Kelly Danziger, Robert DeMarzo

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #2/59



Channel Marketer Report
Link: https://www.channelmarketerreport.com/
Description: Channel Marketer Report (CMR) is a targeted e-media publication covering the latest solutions, trends and strategies to help companies optimize their marketing, both to and through their partner networks.
Founded: 2011
Publisher: G3 Communications
Location: United States
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChannelMarketerReport
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/channel-marketer-report/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/channelmktr
Total Social Followers: 2888
People to know: Terry Moffatt, Sal Losauro

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #49/59



Channel Partner Insight
Link: https://www.channelpartnerinsight.com/
Description: Channel Partner Insight takes a transatlantic view of the IT channel market and pioneered the ranking of the largest and most influential firms in its annual European Elite and Global Elite report.
Founded: 2018
Publisher: Incisive Media
Location: United States
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChannelPartnerInsight/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/12174359/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/PartnerInsight
Total Social Followers: 631
People to know: Josh Budd, Josh Budd, Nima Green

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #21/59



Channelbuzz.ca (Canada)
Link: https://channelbuzz.ca/
Description: Cutting through the noise for Canadians VARs and MSPs. News, analysis and insight for the Canadian IT solution provider community.
Founded: 2010
Publisher: Channel Buzz
Location: Canada
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/channelbuzzca
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/channelbuzz.ca/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/channelbuzzca
Total Social Followers: 2292
People to know: Mark Cox, Robert Dutt

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #48/59



Link: https://www.channele2e.com/
Description: ChannelE2E offers news, information, lists & research for managed services providers (MSPs), cloud services providers (CSPs), resellers, VARs, IT consultants, integrators & channel partners. From entrepreneur to exit (E2E).
Founded: 2015
Publisher: After Nines Inc.
Location: United States
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/channele2e
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/channele2e/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/channele2e
Total Social Followers: 6060
People to know: Joe Panettieri, Amy Katz

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #7/59



Link: https://www.channelinsider.com/
Description: Channel Insider combines news and technology recommendations to keep channel partners, value-added resellers, IT solution providers, MSPs, and SaaS providers informed on the changing IT landscape.
Founded: 2013
Publisher: TechnologyAdvice
Location: United States
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/channelpartnersnews/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/channel-insider/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChannelInsider
Total Social Followers: 8746
People to know: Howard Cohen, Paul Shread, Rob Bellenfant

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #35/59



ChannelPro Network
Link: https://www.channelpronetwork.com/
Description: The ChannelPro Network is a media company providing targeted business and technology information for IT decision makers and channel partners.
Founded: 2007
Publisher: EH Publishing
Location: United States
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/channelpronetwork
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/channelpro-network/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChannelProSMB
Total Social Followers: 8822
People to know: Richard Freeman, Michael Siggins, Joel Zaidspiner

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #12/59



Link: https://www.crn.com/
Description: We are The Channel Catalyst. Backed by nearly 40 years of technology channel experience, The Channel Company is the leader in media, events, insights and marketing services for technology vendors, solution providers, and IT professionals.
Founded: 1981
Publisher: The Channel Co.
Location: United States
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheChannelCompany
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-channel-company/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheChannelCo
Total Social Followers: 22299
People to know: Jennifer Follett, Robert Faletra, Adelaide J. Reilly

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #1/59



Direction Informatique (Canada)
Link: https://www.directioninformatique.com/
Description: La source d’informations et échanges en technologies de l’information et des communications (TIC) interentreprises au Québec depuis 1988
Founded: 1984
Publisher: IT World Canada (IDG)
Location: Canada
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DirectionInformatique
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/direction-informatique-097451113/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DirectionInfo
Total Social Followers: 4802
People to know: David Latulippe, Fawn Annan, Steve Proctor

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #50/59



E-ChannelNews (Canada)
Link: https://e-channelnews.com
Description: E-ChannelNews.com focuses on news and information that is of interest to the IT channel in Canada. We scour the web for announcements, events, promotions and advice of interest to Resellers, VARs, Distributors and IT Vendors.
Founded: 2002
Publisher: TechnoPlanet Productions Inc
Location: Canada
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/echannelnews
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8113366/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/eChannelNews
Total Social Followers: 1286
People to know: Julian Lee, Marie-Claude Rouleau, Gerlinda Ridge

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #40/59



IoT Playbook
Link: https://www.iotplaybook.com/
Description: The Integrator and Solution Provider’s Guide to Profiting from the Internet of Things
Founded: 2018
Publisher: EH Publishing
Location: United States
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iotplaybook
Total Social Followers: 197
People to know: Richard Freeman, Michael Siggins, Joel Zaidspiner

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #54/59



MSP Insights
Link: https://www.mspinsights.com/
Description: MSPinsights.com exists to guide MSP’s (managed service providers’) growth in the complex and rapidly-evolving managed services industry. The content we produce is derived from successful MSPs.
Founded: 2011
Publisher: VertMarkets, Inc.
Location: United States
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/vertmarkets/
Total Social Followers: 2079
People to know: John Oncea, Joe Mureo, Ed Heidt

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #29/59



MSP Success
Link: https://mspsuccessmagazine.com/
Description: MSP Success Magazine is a print and digital publication dedicated to helping the CEOs and owners of managed IT services businesses build strong, profitable, growth-oriented businesses. Written and published by Robin Robins.
Founded: 2020
Publisher: Technology Marketing Toolkit, Inc.
Location: United States
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mspsuccess
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/msp-success-magazine/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/robinrobins
Total Social Followers: 12126
People to know: Robin Robins

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #45/59



MSP Today
Link: https://www.msptoday.com/
Description: MSP Today offers MSP professionals and the end user community up-to-date news and headlines on latest happenings in the Managed Services industry.
Founded: 1982
Publisher: TMC
Location: United States
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MSPTodayNews/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/tmc_60911/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/MSPEXPO
Total Social Followers: 4830
People to know: Erik Linask, Rich Tehrani, Tom Keating, Maureen Gambino

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #39/59



MSSP Alert
Link: https://www.msspalert.com/
Description: MSSP Alert is the first IT media site focused exclusively on managed security services providers (MSSPs) & their cybersecurity professionals.
Founded: 2015
Publisher: After Nines
Location: United States
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MSSPAlert/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/8608635/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/msspalert
Total Social Followers: 3484
People to know: Joe Panettieri, Amy Katz

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #9/59



PartnerOn Journal
Link: https://partneronjournal.com/
Description: PartnerOn Journal is where channel partners come together to share lessons learned, and to celebrate wins. Featuring motivational stories and timely information, for partners about partners.
Founded: 2017
Publisher: ContentMX
Location: United States
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/partneron/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/channelmarkj
Total Social Followers: 432
People to know: Jeff Mesnik, Amber Shimkus

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #51/59



Redmond Channel Partner
Link: https://rcpmag.com/
Description: Redmond Channel Partner magazine is designed to make Microsoft partners more successful. The Microsoft channel contends with a unique set of technical, business and even political issues.
Founded: 1996
Publisher: 1105 Media, Inc
Location: United States
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RedmondChannelPartner/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/3896751/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/redmondpartner
Total Social Followers: 4435
People to know: Gladys Rama, Navid Davani, Dan LaBianca

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #19/59



Reseller Magazine
Link: https://reseller.com.mx/
Description: With more than 15 years of experience, we are the most relevant information medium in our country in the technology industry in Mexico, as our work has taken us beyond informing the distribution channel.
Founded: 2006
Publisher: Estrategias Comerciales Optimizadas
Location: Mexico
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/resellermagazine/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/resellermagazine/
Total Social Followers: 21302
People to know: Antonio Zapata Arambula

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #18/59



Link: https://searchitchannel.techtarget.com/
Description: TechTarget’s resource for IT solution providers and VARs who sell and support computer technologies. Get advice on business models, sales and more.
Publisher: TechTarget
Location: United States
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/searchitchannel/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/techtarget-it-channel/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TT_ITChannel
Total Social Followers: 7716
People to know: Kristin Knapp, Nick Martin, John Moore

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #5/59



Link: http://www.smbnation.com/
Description: SMB Nation is a publishing and events company, targeted at the Microsoft SBS community. SMB Nation spreads the knowledge of SMB technology trends through its books, magazine, online services, & conferences.
Founded: 1999
Publisher: SMBNation
Location: United States
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/smbnation
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/smb-nation-inc/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/smbnation
Total Social Followers: 6192
People to know: Harry Brelsford, Jennifer Hallmark

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #47/59



Software Business Growth
Link: https://www.softwarebusinessgrowth.com/
Description: SoftwareBusinessGrowth.com seeks to inform and advise the software community on the best opportunities for business success, where developing killer code simply isn’t enough.
Founded: 2011
Publisher: VertMarkets, Inc.
Location: United States
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/vertmarkets/
Total Social Followers: 2079
People to know: John Oncea, Joe Mureo, Ed Heidt

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #34/59



Telecom Reseller
Link: https://telecomreseller.com/
Description: News Channel reporting on UC UCaaS CPaaS CCaaS mobility 5G and more
Founded: 1990
Publisher: TR Publications
Location: United States
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Telecom-Reseller-Inc-151973055010378/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/telecom-reseller/
Total Social Followers: 359
People to know: Doug Green, Carole Sangiorgio, Phil Berger

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #11/59



Link: https://www.varinsights.com/
Description: VARinsights.com feeds fresh business-enabling content to VARs (value added resellers) in the IT channel on a daily basis through multimedia delivery of newsletters, webinars, events, and exclusive content.
Founded: 2011
Publisher: VertMarkets, Inc.
Location: United States
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/vertmarkets/
Total Social Followers: 2079
People to know: John Oncea, Joe Mureo, Ed Heidt

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #27/59



Link: https://www.xaasjournal.com/
Description: XaaS Journal (“Everything as a Service” Journal) was created to help IT solution providers find and tap into new sources of recurring revenue.
Founded: 2018
Publisher: McM Media
Location: United States
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/XaaSJournal
Twitter: https://twitter.com/XaaSJournal
Total Social Followers: 138
People to know: Mike Monocello, Jay McCall, Bernadette Wilson

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #30/59





Channel Pro (UK)
Link: https://www.channelpro.co.uk/
Description: Dedicated to the IT Channel with features, news and reviews.
Publisher: Dennis Publishing
Location: UK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/channelpro/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/dennis-publishing/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/channel_pro
Total Social Followers: 22614
People to know: Dale Walker, Maggie Holland

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #33/59



Channel World (Denmark)
Link: https://www.computerworld.dk/
Description: Computerworld is the indispensable medium for Danish IT professionals.
Publisher: IDG
Location: Denmark
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Computerworlddanmark
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/computerworld-danmark/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/computerworlddk
Total Social Followers: 7448
People to know: Dan Jensen, Lars Jacobsen, Rasmus Ferdinand Ginman

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #43/59



channelinfo.net (UK)
Link: http://www.channelinfo.net/
Description: Channel Info is the leading source of business news and information for the office dealer and reseller market. Our multi-platform approach delivers relevant, engaging and focussed content via our main printed magazine.
Founded: 1999
Publisher: Office Solutions Media LTD
Location: UK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/channelinfomagazine/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/channelinfo
Total Social Followers: 2576
People to know: Caron Bentley, Jon Morton

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #55/59



ChannelNews (France)
Link: https://www.channelnews.fr/
Description: We offer professionals in the IT and telecoms markets information focused exclusively on business issues, business practices of all players in the French channel
Founded: 2008
Publisher: ChannelNews
Location: France
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/canaltech/about/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/channelnewsFR
Total Social Followers: 4320
People to know: Johann Armand, Jean-François Le Nilias , Dirk Basyn

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #53/59



ChannelObserver (Germany)
Link: https://channelobserver.de/
Description: ChannelObserver is the online magazine for the ICT industry. We address regional and national IT system houses, retailers, etailers, distributors and manufacturers.
Founded: 2012
Publisher: Reuter Business Publishing
Location: Germany
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChannelObserver-120512384765280/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/channelobserver
Total Social Followers: 2346
People to know: Markus Reuter

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #57/59



ChannelPartner.de (Germany)
Link: https://www.channelpartner.de/
Description: ChannelPartner bietet seit 1994 Branchennachrichten und Analysen für ISVs, Managed Service Provider, Distributoren, Systemhäuser sowie für Online- und Fachhändler.
Founded: 1994
Publisher: IDG
Location: Germany
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChannelPartner
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/channelpartner/
Total Social Followers: 4346
People to know: Peter Marwan, Ronald Wiltscheck

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #28/59



ChannelWorld.cz (Czech)
Link: http://channelworld.cz/
Description: ChannelWorld (Internet Info DG) is an online and print project providing news and analyses about the ICT channel market in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Publisher: Internet Info DG
Location: Czech Republic and Slovakia
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/channelworld
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/idg-czech/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChannelWorld
Total Social Followers: 1063
People to know: Zuzana Bičíková, Matěj Čuchna

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #58/59



Comms Business Magazine
Link: https://www.commsbusiness.co.uk/
Description: Launched in 1999 Comms Business is the leading media brand covering the UK’s ICT Channel. With a high quality market leading monthly business magazine, a hugely popular weekly e-newsletter and daily updated website.
Founded: 1999
Publisher: MA Business Limited
Location: UK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CommsBusiness
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/comms-business/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CommsBusiness
Total Social Followers: 10840
People to know: Charlotte Hathway, Mat Swift, Moh Lalani

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #46/59



CRN (Poland)
Link: https://www.crn.pl/
Description: CRN Polska is an industry-specific, professional B2B magazine designed for IT companies: resellers, VARs and integrators.
Publisher: Peristeri Media Company
Location: Poland
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/crnpolska/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/crn-polska/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/crn_polska
Total Social Followers: 5744
People to know: Tomasz Golebiowski, Wojciech Urbanek, Agata Myśluk

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #44/59



CRN (Russia)
Link: https://www.crn.ru/
Description: The writers of CRN Russia are experts of standing reputation in the world of market relations and information technology. CRN Russia stresses the problems and prospects in the development of the global and Russian IT markets.
Publisher: SK Press
Location: Russia
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/crnre
Twitter: https://twitter.com/crn_ru
Total Social Followers: 4367
People to know: Elina Zolotova, Olga Marchenko, Svetlana Belova

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #25/59



Link: https://www.channelweb.co.uk/
Description: CRN: Essential news and information for VARs, integrators, MSPs and converged resellers
Founded: 1994
Publisher: Incisive Media
Location: UK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CRNUK
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/crn-/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CRN_UK
Total Social Followers: 15887
People to know: Doug Woodburn, Alan Loader, Josh Budd

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #24/59



Dealer World (Spain)
Link: https://www.dealerworld.es/home
Description: Magazine for the IT distribution channel in Spain. Wholesalers, distributors and manufacturers in the ICT world.
Publisher: IDG
Location: Spain
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/dealerworld-espa%C3%B1a/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DealerWorldes
Total Social Followers: 5911
People to know: Julio Benedetti

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #41/59



Dutch IT Channel
Link: https://dutchitchannel.nl/
Description: Dutchitchannel.nl is the platfom for the Dutch IT-business, for resellers, system integrators, service providers, distributors, VARs and business retail
Location: Netherlands
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dutchitchannel
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/1823486/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/dutchitchannel
Total Social Followers: 7115
People to know: Witold Kepinski, Rob de Kleijnen

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #37/59



Heise (Germany)
Link: https://www.heise.de/
Description: heise online is one of the most widely used IT news services in Germany. On the cross-editorial website, those interested in IT can find up-to-date information from the editorial offices of the magazines.
Founded: 1996
Publisher: Heise Medien
Location: Germany
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/heiseonline
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/heise-zeitschriften-verlag/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/heiseonline
Total Social Followers: 397892
People to know: Urs Mansmann, Karsten Marquardsen, Falko Ossmann

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #3/59



Intelligent Tech Channels
Link: https://www.intelligenttechchannels.com/
Description: Intelligent Tech Channels is a technology intelligence platform aimed at the vendor partner ecosystem including enterprise IT channels covering news, trends, features.
Publisher: Lynchpin Media
Location: UK
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/intelligent-tech-channels-lynchpin-media/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/IntTechChannels
Total Social Followers: 447
People to know: Manda Banda, Richard Judd, Stuart Lynch, Paul Weintraub

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #52/59



IT Reseller
Link: https://www.itrportal.com/
Description: Established in 1997, IT Reseller is the industry-leading web-site for the IT channel;dedicated to providing relevant and up-to-date news on a wide variety of hardware and software solutions across various vertical technology sectors.
Founded: 1997
Publisher: B2B Publishing Ltd
Location: Europe
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/itresellermag/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/itrmagazine
Total Social Followers: 3320
People to know: Ed Holden

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #56/59



ITEuropa (EMEA)
Link: http://www.iteuropa.com/
Description: IT Europa is the leading provider of strategic business intelligence, news and analysis on the European IT marketplace and the primary channels that serve it.
Publisher: IT Europa Media
Location: Europe
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/it-europa/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/iteuropa
Total Social Followers: 5349
People to know: John Garratt, Alan Norman, John Chapman, Ellie Chadwick

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #42/59



ITReseller (Poland)
Link: https://itreseller.com.pl/
Description: A modern information service of the IT Reseller magazine (a title that has been published continuously since 2002), offering a new quality in the industry of new technologies.
Founded: 2002
Publisher: Smart Media
Location: Poland
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ITReseller/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/itreseller/
Total Social Followers: 10349
People to know: Mieczyslaw T. Starkowski, Mariusz Laurisz, Krzysztof Bogacki

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #59/59



Link: https://www.computerweekly.com/microscope
Description: MicroScope follows the IT channel industry, providing news coverage and expert insight for providers and customers alike.
Founded: 1982
Publisher: TechTarget
Location: UK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/microscopeuk
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/microscope-co-uk/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/channelnews
Total Social Followers: 7355
People to know: Simon Quicke, Bryan Glick

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #4/59



Swiss ITReseller
Link: https://www.itreseller.ch/
Description: Swiss IT Reseller has been the leading trade journal for the Swiss IT industry since 1998. The print edition appears monthly with a circulation of 3,000 copies and is personally addressed to channel partners of all types.
Founded: 1998
Publisher: Swiss IT Media
Location: Switzerland
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/swissitreseller
Twitter: https://twitter.com/swissitreseller
Total Social Followers: 2748
People to know: Marcel Wüthrich, Ursula Bettio, Dr. René Dubach

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #32/59



TechCentrial.ie (Ireland)
Link: https://www.techcentral.ie
Description: Technology news and analysis from Ireland
Founded: 1985
Publisher: Mediateam Ltd.
Location: Ireland
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TechCentral.ie
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/2921804/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/techcentral_ie
Total Social Followers: 6619
People to know: Niall Kitson, Billy Huggard, Brenda Smith

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #36/59



Telecoms.com (UK)
Link: http://telecoms.com/
Description: Telecoms.com is an independent news platform delivering news, special features, interviews, opinion columns & video reports to the global telecom industry.
Founded: 2001
Publisher: Informa
Location: UK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/telecomscom/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/telecoms.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/telecoms
Total Social Followers: 35842
People to know: Scott Bicheno, Wei Shi, Neena Yadev

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #14/59



Link: https://telecomstechnews.com/
Description: News, blogs, advice and insight covering practical and strategic issues around the telecoms industry, including, mobile, infrastructure, cabling, networks, IT, cloud computing, outsourcing, VoiP and much more.
Publisher: TechForge
Location: UK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TelecomsTech/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/23013/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TTech_News
Total Social Followers: 764165
People to know: James Bourne, Ian Johnson, Chris Comer, Vicky Matthews

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #31/59



UC Today
Link: https://www.uctoday.com/
Description: UC Today is the leading online publication for Unified Communications & Collaboration technology news.
Founded: 2020
Publisher: UC Today
Location: UK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UCTodayNews/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/uctoday/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/uctodaynews
Total Social Followers: 26927
People to know: David Dungay, Rob Scott, Tom Wright, Chris Porter

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #8/59





ARN (Australia)
Link: https://www.arnnet.com.au
Description: ARN is the voice of the Australian IT channel. For over 26 years, ARN has kept Australia’s technology companies up to date with the latest breaking news and in-depth analysis on the IT industry and the local channel landscape.
Founded: 1991
Publisher: IDG
Location: Australia
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ARNnet
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/arn—australian-reseller-news/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ARNnet/
Total Social Followers: 11621
People to know: Leon Spencer, Barbara Simon, Cherry Yumul, Jessica Von Sperl

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #6/59



Channel (Middle East)
Link: https://www.channelmiddleeast.com/
Description: ITP.net is the most established digital-only technology news brand in the Middle East & Africa. Powered by CommsMEA, ChannelME and NetworkME the site excites, informs and engages communities of technologists.
Founded: 1997
Publisher: ITP Media Group
Location: Middle East
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ITPnet-463859577013646
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/itp-net/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ITP_English
Total Social Followers: 19695
People to know: Sarah Rizvi, Ali Akawi, Adelle Geronimo, Erum Iqbal

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #13/59



Channel Asia (Singapore)
Link: https://sg.channelasia.tech/
Description: Channel Asia is the voice of the Asian IT channel. As the region’s leading media source, Channel Asia informs and empowers the channel through exceptional news coverage and insightful local content.
Founded: 2018
Publisher: IDG
Location: Asia
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChannelAsiaTech/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/channel-asia/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChannelAsiaTech
Total Social Followers: 2068
People to know: James Henderson, Barbara Simon, Cherry Yumul, Jessica Von Sperl

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #17/59



Channel Times (India)
Link: https://channeltimes.com/
Description: Channel Times caters to the information needs of technology resellers across the Indian IT Industry. We offer updates on new products, services, and business opportunities for channels to explore.
Publisher: Trivone Digital Services
Location: India
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChannelTimesIndia
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/trivone-digital-services-pvt–ltd/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/channeltimesind
Total Social Followers: 2994
People to know: Sohini Bagchi, L. Subramanyan

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #38/59



ChannelLife (NZ)
Link: https://channellife.co.nz/
Description: ChannelLife NZ is a live news website with regular email newsletters dedicated to New Zealand’s technology channel, in particular system integrators, MSPs, resellers and retailers.
Founded: 2008
Publisher: Techday
Location: NZ
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/techday
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/2758720/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChannelLifeNZ
Total Social Followers: 5712
People to know: Ben Moore, Sean Mitchell, Sara Barker

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #26/59



CRN (Australia)
Link: https://www.crn.com.au/
Description: CRN is a central source of news and business insight for IT resellers, systems integrators, managed service providers, IT solutions companies and distributors and vendors.
Founded: 1998
Publisher: nextmedia Pty Ltd
Location: Australia
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CRNAus
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/crn-australia/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/crn_au
Total Social Followers: 17375
People to know: Chris Player, Steve McDonald

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #10/59



DQ Channels (India)
Link: https://www.dqchannels.com/
Description: DQ Channels was launched in 1999 to provide a platform for channel partners & vendors to put forth their views on industry happenings, offer their opinions and raise issues that needed resolution.
Founded: 1999
Publisher: Cyber Media
Location: India
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DQChannels
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/cybermedia/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/dqchannelsindia
Total Social Followers: 4924
People to know: Rajneesh De, Thomas George, Harminder Singh

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #15/59



Reseller ME (Middle East)
Link: https://www.tahawultech.com
Description: Tahawul Tech is the definitive platform in the Middle East for transformational business success stories through the innovative use of technology.
Publisher: CPI Media Group
Location: Middle East
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tahawultech/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/tahawultech/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/tahawultech
Total Social Followers: 4268
People to know: Natasha Pendleton, Maria Angelica Lobo de Sousa

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #22/59



Reseller News (NZ)
Link: https://www.reseller.co.nz/
Description: Reseller News is the voice of the New Zealand IT channel. As the country’s leading media source, Reseller News has informed and empowered the channel for more than 20 years, through exceptional news coverage and insightful local content.
Founded: 1997
Publisher: IDG
Location: NZ
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NZResellerNews
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/reseller-news/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ResellerNewsNZ
Total Social Followers: 4210
People to know: James Henderson, Barbara Simon, Leon Spencer, Jessica Von Sperl

Site Traffic Ranking (Alexa) – #16/59



Know of a great channel or partnership media outlet that I missed? Let me know, and I’ll add it to the list.


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