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After Nines Inc. Launches ChannelE2E Research


AnnouncementAfter Nines Inc. today launched ChannelE2E Research, a brand extension that pinpoints key business and technology trends across the IT service provider community -- including VARs, managed services providers (MSPs), cloud services providers (CSPs), ISVs (independent software vendors) and emerging IT channel partners. Research findings will be revealed quarterly on ChannelE2E, which tracks the IT service provider journey from Entrepreneur to Exit (E2E).

The first two research projects begin immediately. They include:

  • ChannelE2E 100 Survey: Survey results will identify and honor the Top 100 IT Entrepreneurs, Startups and Exits in the IT Channel for 2015. To participate, channel-friendly IT companies can be any size. Survey participants must have experienced at least one of the following business events in 2015: Company launch, first paid customer, funding (seed, angel, venture, etc.), merger, acquisition, company sale or IPO. Deadline for submissions is Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 11:00 p.m. ET. Results and honorees will be announced in December 2015.
  • ChannelE2E M&A and Exit Strategy Survey: Designed for IT service providers (VARs, MSPs, CSPs, etc.) that are trying to better understand M&A and exit activity across the market. Based on compiled data, ChannelE2E will publish research results and host an associated webcast in Q1 2016. Deadline for submissions is Friday, Jan. 29, 2016 at 11:00 p.m. ET.
  • Participate Now: To participate in one or both of the surveys, please visit Participation is free.

“When we launched ChannelE2E in September, we vowed to deliver continued innovations for our readers and our Inaugural Sponsors,” said Amy Katz, president and CEO, After Nines Inc. “ChannelE2E Research continues that commitment, and is the latest step in our ongoing mission to serve our rapidly growing readership across the IT channel.”

After Nines Inc. Executive VP and Content Joe Panettieri will oversee ChannelE2E Research. Katz and Panettieri have extensive experience launching, building and publishing IT research reports. The team’s previous launches include the MSPmentor 100, MSPmentor 501, MSPmentor 250 and Talkin’ Cloud 100 research reports and/or readership surveys. The team has also previously assisted such research initiatives as the InformationWeek 500 and PricewaterhouseCoopers’ annual state of the IT market.

Here endith the press release. Now, please participate in ChannelE2E Research.

About ChannelE2E

ChannelE2E, from After Nines Inc., tracks every stage of the IT service provider journey -- from entrepreneur to exit. Through exclusive blogs, research and crowdsourced databases, our content guides VARs, MSPs, CSPs, ISVs and the broader IT channel through the five stages of business: Startup, growth, sustained performance, pivot and exit. ChannelE2E also tracks the top IT automation tools and technologies that drive partner profitability. For content, research and crowdsourced database information, please contact Content Czar Joe Panettieri ([email protected]). For sponsorship information please contact president and CEO Amy Katz ([email protected]). Visit ChannelE2E daily ( and follow us on Twitter ( and Facebook (

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