ADI Asks What Type Of Trunkslammer Are You?

ADI is infamous for being the distributor of choice for trunkslammers.

One expo registration question made that abundantly clear:

So the very top level company revenue is one million dollars?

There is certainly no shame in being a small integrator doing one million dollars but if you are an integrator doing less than $100k (their first two categories), my goodness, are you really even much of an integrator? Moreover, from ADI's perspective, are $1+ million integrators so rare, that they do not even consider segmenting that out?

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