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TP-Link HONORED AMONG GTDC 2013 EUROPEAN ‘RISING STAR’ AWARD WINNERS

GTDC EUROPEAN VENDOR SUMMIT, BARCELONA, Spain – June 13, 2013 – TP-Link a global provider of award winning networking products, today announced that it has been honored among the Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC) 2013 Rising Star Award winners in Europe, citing outstanding sales growth by corresponding companies through their GTDC member distributors. Each winning performance was honored from among hundreds of manufacturers and publishers who rely on GTDC members to support tech resellers and solution providers in the region.  

 
Gold, Silver and Bronze Rising Star Award winners were selected in five revenue categories based on sales growth over the past year, as tracked by the CONTEXT SalesWatch Distribution Panel. TP-Link won the gold award in its category of manufacturers with €50 Million - €100 Million in revenue among several other rising stars in Europe.
 
 
 
€50 Million - €100 Million
Company
Rising Star Ranking
TP LINK
Gold
VEEAM
Silver
Red Hat
Bronze
 
 
 
Rising Star Awards Methodology
To be eligible for a Rising Star award, vendors must have sold corresponding products through GTDC members for at least one year. Selections for Gold, Silver and Bronze winners in each revenue category are based on CONTEXT SalesWatch data from April 2012 – March 2013.

About CONTEXT
The CONTEXT Distribution Panel records over one billion euros a week in technology product sales to resellers serving businesses and consumers across Europe, based on sales reports from over 80 of the region's leading national and international broad-line and specialist distributors. This Panel benefits from exclusive access to EMEA data from the Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC), an international consortium of the IT industry’s leading wholesale distributors. This, coupled with the Panel's strong local representation, provides the most comprehensive and accurate reporting of ICT channel sales out data in Europe.
About The Global Technology Distribution Council
 
The Global Technology Distribution Council is the industry consortium representing the world's leading tech distributors. GTDC members drive more than $130 billion in annual worldwide sales of products, services and solutions through diverse business channels. GTDC conferences support the development and expansion of strategic supply-chain partnerships that continually address the fast-changing marketplace needs of vendors, end customers and distributors. GTDC members include AB S.A (WSE: ABPL), ABC Data, ALSO-Actebis (SIX: ALSN), Altimate Group/DCC SerCom, Arrow Electronics (NYSE: ARW), Avnet (NYSE: AVT), Computer Gross Italia, Computerlinks, Copaco N.V., D&H, Esprinet (PRT.MI), Ingram Micro (NYSE: IM), Intcomex, Officer Distribuidora, Redington (BSE: REDI), SiS Technologies (HKSE: 0529), ScanSource (NASDAQ:SCSC), SYNNEX (NYSE: SNX), Tech Data (NASDAQ: TECD), 20:20 Mobile Group, Westcoast LTD and Westcon.
 
About TP-Link
 
TP-Link is a global provider of SOHO and SMB networking products and is the World's No.1 provider of WLAN devices. Our products are available in over 120 countries to tens of millions customers. Committed to intensive R&D, efficient production and strict quality management, TP-Link continues to provide award-winning networking products in Wireless, ADSL, Routers, Switches, IP Cameras, Powerline Adapters, Print Servers, Media Converters and Network Adapters for Global end-users.
 
 
 
 
GTDC MEDIA CONTACT:
Chuck Miller (727) 939-1562 cmiller@commcentricsolutions.com
 
TP-Link MEDIA CONTACT
Daniel Beach +86 (755) 2153 4103 (China) dan.beach@tp-link.com