Lenovo ThinkSystem DG scored highest overall in the Enterprise Storage Arrays category and had the highest scores in technology, revenue and profit, and customer need.

Finalist: DDN AI400X2 QLC and hybrid storage arrays
Finalist: Dell PowerStore
Finalist: HPE Alletra Storage MP
Finalist: IBM Flash Systems
Finalist: NetApp ASA family
Finalist: Pure Storage Pure//E

Every year, CRN gathers a list of the most cutting-edge technologies in the channel today.
“The CRN Products of the Year Awards are among the most highly anticipated industry accolades in the IT channel, in large part because they are based on the real-world experience of solution providers that work with the technology day in and day out. This year’s winning vendors go to market with a strong focus on the channel and a demonstrated commitment to attaining product excellence that brings advantages to both partners and customers,” said Jennifer Follett, Vice President, U.S. Content and Executive Editor, CRN, at The Channel Company.

Lenovo ThinkSystem DG Enterprise Storage Arrays are designed specifically for read-intensive enterprise AI and large data set workloads, providing faster data intake. The system features an all-flash Quad-level Cell architecture with six-fold faster IOPs performance than HDD arrays.

CRN staff compiled the top partner-friendly products that launched or were significantly enhanced over the past year and then turned to solution providers to choose this year’s winners. Read more.