Proofpoint Featured in CRN 2015 Cloud Partner Program Guide

October 30, 2015
Dee Dee Acquista

Organizations rely on the cloud to quickly and efficiently deploy the latest technology to stay competitive—and Proofpoint is committed to helping security teams keep pace. In recognition of Proofpoint’s cloud delivery model, The Channel Company’s prominent CRN® 2015 Cloud Computing Partner Program Guide recently featured the cybersecurity company in its annual list of leading technology vendors. Companies highlighted have cloud-related partner programs that enable and accelerate the growth of solution providers' cloud initiatives.

With Proofpoint cloud delivery, channel partners can help organizations quickly deploy advanced cybersecurity technology to remote users in rapid succession. Its cloud architecture deployment allows customers to comprehensively protect key attack channels, including email, social networks and mobile applications. In fact, a Proofpoint solution can be deployed to hundreds of thousands of users in a matter of days. Users also benefit from Proofpoint protection regardless of where they travel and what device they use to work.

Most importantly, changes to the platform can happen as fast as, or faster than, attackers change their tactics. Organizations and Proofpoint channel partners can adapt promptly while keeping maintenance costs low by providing immediate scalability and dynamic updates to the system in mere minutes. Users benefit from the collective data derived from our community-based security intelligence, only made possible through the cloud architecture. This is a critical consideration in light of today’s capricious threat landscape.

Below is additional background on the 2015 Cloud Computing Partner Program Guide:

“Each cloud provider and vendor in the Cloud Partner Program Guide was selected by CRN editors for putting forth substantive cloud partner programs that demonstrate a real buy-in and support of the channel community,” says Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “With the pace of change and fierce competition in the growing cloud market, it’s imperative that a solution provider finds vendor partners capable of giving them consistent, tangible support to grow their cloud-related revenue. The CRN 2015 Cloud Partner Program Guide helps them find those partners that are right for their business.”

The CRN 2015 Cloud Computing Partner Program Guide provides a valuable resource for solution providers to navigate the booming cloud marketplace by identifying technology suppliers that offer innovative cloud solutions and partner programs. To qualify for participation in the Cloud Partner Program Guide, technology vendors must have a unique set of partner program benefits for solution providers that deliver cloud infrastructure or applications.

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