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Channel Madness: CrowdStrike’s Rogers, WatchGuard’s Welch Tied In Round 1
With the first weekend of voting in the books, a close matchup is shaping up in the Security region of the 2022 CRN Channel Madness Tournament Of Chiefs.
It’s been a busy opening for the 2022 Channel Madness Tournament of Chiefs. We’re more than halfway through Round 1 voting, and a lot of contestants have come out strong
Weekend voting developed into a tight matchup in the Security region, where tournament newcomer Michael Rogers of CrowdStrike and WatchGuard’s Michelle Welch are currently tied up at 50 percent each. That’s the closest matchup in the tournament right now.
Meanwhile in the Hardware region, Scale Computing’s Scott Mann jumped out quickly to a commanding lead. He’s currently ahead of Hitachi Vantara’s Kimberly King 73 percent to 27 percent.
In the Infrastructure region, Datto’s Rob Rae is holding off Eaton’s Steve Loeb, with Rae ahead 59 percent to 41 percent.
And in the Cloud region, VMware’s Sandy Hogan is well ahead of IBM’s Bob Lord with 61 percent compared to his 39 percent.
Here’s a look at the full results so far:
Voting in Round 1 remains open until noon ET on Wednesday, March 23 so there’s still time to head to CRN.com/madness to cast your votes and choose your chief!