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Which Program is Right for You?

Which Program is Right for You?

Channel Partner Program

Sell our email security and compliance suites, which are packaged and priced to maximize your profit margin.

Alliance Partners

Add our seamless security and compliance solutions to the products and services you offer.

Technology Partners

Proofpoint works with a wide range of third-party solutions from our technology partners.

Small & Medium Enterprise Partners

Sold 100% through partners, Proofpoint Essentials offers everything from purpose-built technology to dedicated support and bespoke resources.

Archive Extraction Partners

Simplify the process of migrating from one archiving solution to another.

Partner Programs

Channel Partner Program

Join our Channel Reseller Program —and sell our email security and compliance suites, which are packaged and priced to maximize your profit margin. We are committed to fostering joint success by enabling our channel partners to profitably address the needs of their customers. Join the Proofpoint reseller program and get gain access to enablement training, deal registration, collaborative joint marketing initiatives, and a variety of sales and technical tools.

Our channel partner program recognizes partners based on a combination of value and volume. The more you invest with Proofpoint, the more you're rewarded.

Proofpoint Channel Partners Benefits:

  • Increased and recurring revenue streams
  • Discounts commensurate with technical certification and deal registration
  • Sales and technical training
  • Sales leads and sales support
  • Marketing tools and access to marketing development funds for approved co-marketing activities
  • Promotion and incentive programs for your sales reps and sales engineers
  • Assistance and guidance from a dedicated Proofpoint Channel Sales Manager
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Alliance Partners

Become an Alliance Partner—and add our seamless security and compliance solutions to the products and services you offer. We partner with software and hardware companies that offer products and services complementary to our SaaS security and compliance solutions. The main objective of the program is to provide seamless solutions that can be activated with little effort so you can help your customers effectively manage threats to their operations.

You provide designated engineering resources and customer references, and incorporate our solutions with your products and services to make a strong fit. And we provide our world-class solutions to enhance your portfolio and increase your profit margin. Integrate your email messaging infrastructure solutions with our products—and meet your business objectives by offering the best products available at the most effective cost of ownership.

Proofpoint Strategic Alliance Partners Benefits:

  • Expanded core offerings of security solutions that address world-class spam, virus, and content-filtering
  • More value out of your technology investment
  • Participation in the Technology Advisory Council
  • Access to technical documentation
  • Training

Proofpoint Strategic Alliance Partners:

Microsoft has built a massive partner ecosystem around Office 365, including systems integrators, software vendors, resellers and other partners.

As an OEM partner to Microsoft, the Proofpoint Compliance for Office 365 solution makes it easy to add enterprise-grade email compliance features to any Microsoft Office 365 cloud deployment. Our email encryption, data loss prevention, email archiving and email security features ensure an organization is ready for compliance with many types of state, local, national, international, and industry data protection and privacy regulations. 

VMware Zimbra is a collaboration hub for email, contacts, calendars, documents, file sharing, tasks, social media, and enterprise applications. It supports Firefox, Chrome, Safari or Internet Explorer on any desktop or device, and works with Windows, Mac, and Linux desktops. Proofpoint has custom-engineered the integration of its solutions with the VMware Zimbra platform to provide users with maximum protection. Our solution delivers email security features to protect against the latest email threats, including spam and phishing, along with data privacy features to assist organizations in complying with many types of state/local, national, international, and industry regulations.

By delivering “software as a service,” F-Secure enables companies to focus on their business priorities, without having to maintain the expertise and technology to cope with the constantly evolving threat landscape.F-Secure launched the Proofpoint  F-Secure MSG (Messaging Secure Gateway) appliance to the SMB segment through F-Secure's global network of partners in mid-2011 and is seeing significant interest in this product, both within the existing installed base of customers and net new prospects. F-Secure’s SaaS partners also leverage Proofpoint’s product to provide hosted messaging security services.

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) provides information technology products and services worldwide. Its Global Technology Services segment provides IT infrastructure and business process services, including strategic outsourcing, process, integrated technology, and maintenance services, as well as technology-based support services. The company's Global Business Services segment offers consulting and systems integration, and application management services. Powered by industry-leading Proofpoint technology, the IBM Managed Security Service for email security can help mitigate the risks inherent in internet email communications through a comprehensive suite of services. It is designed to act as your first line of defense, scanning email and eliminating threats before they reach the enterprise.

CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. CGI offers a comprehensive portfolio of services including high-end business and IT consulting, systems integration, application development and maintenance, infrastructure management as well as a wide range of proprietary solutions. Proofpoint partners with CGI to provide our Enterprise Protection and Enterprise Privacy to CGI’s MSS and Cloud Email products, which help mitigate the risks inherent in Internet email communications—and act as the first line of defense, scanning email and eliminating threats before they reach an enterprise.

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Small & Medium Enterprise Partners: Proofpoint Essentials

Be part of our partner program and sell our exclusively built information security solution to small- or medium-sized enterprises. Sold 100% through partners, Proofpoint Essentials™ is the exciting channel offering that services the smaller enterprise, providing everything from purpose-built technology to dedicated support and bespoke resources.

Our solution makes things easier and more profitable for Distributors, MSPs and VARs servicing the smaller enterprise, including resellers servicing:

  • Channel Partners Servicing SMEs
  • SME Focused Distributors, MSPs and VARs
  • Channel Partners with SME Customers
  • Partners targeting SMEs

As a Proofpoint Essentials™ partner, benefit from this 100% channel-focused offering—with competitive, monthly pricing plans and packages to suit a variety of customer needs and budgets.

 Proofpoint Essentials™ Partner Benefits:

Hassle-free Revenue that Scales with You: choose the licensing model that suits your current commercial needs 
Experience black and white profit margins from the get-go when you partner with Proofpoint Essentials™. There are no start-up fees, price hikes, support costs, or maintenance costs. We’ll keep in touch regularly so that as your business grows or your circumstances change you can be sure still to be on the most beneficial licensing model for you.

Utility Billing Options: get the payment flexibility you want
We offer a monthly utility billing option among other commercial options, meeting the flexibility our partners demand. The result: as your investment in Proofpoint Essentials™ grows, so does your margin. 

100% Channel Focused: join a select group of partners profiting from Proofpoint Essentials – and know we’re always available to help
The Proofpoint Essentials™ solution is only available through the channel. We work closely with select Distributors, VARs and MSPs, from initial qualification and training to dedicated growth campaigns, up-sell opportunities and help in closing deals. As long as you’re a Proofpoint Essentials™ partner, we will be here for you whatever the issue to help make cloud email security work better for you and keep your profits on the rise.

Your brand our technology: put your own brand on our market-leading cloud security technology
Quickly and easily co-brand the Proofpoint Essentials™ interface. Make your customers immediately feel at home: simply upload your company logo and edit the color scheme from the options provided. In addition, the Proofpoint Essentials marketing team will supply all the branded marketing and sales collateral you need to make reselling our solution to your customers even easier.

Support: get help selling the Proofpoint Essential email security solution
Be treated as an integral part of our business. We’re with you every step of the way—from training and supplying branded sales collateral to helping make it easier for you to sell the Proofpoint Essentials™ email security solution even easier, with assistance that includes:

  • Free managed setup with detailed product demo and non-obligation trials.
  • Fully Scalable licensing models for MSPs and Resellers.
  • A partner entry-level program to suit all types of partners: big, small, new or experienced.
  • 24x7x365 expert technical support, with live support during your 9:00-5:00 office hours.
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Archive Extraction Partner

Become a Proofpoint Extraction Partner and simplify the process of switching from outdated, expensive and sub-par solutions to the Proofpoint Enterprise Archive solution—and take advantage of a new, exciting opportunity to work with us.

Migrating from one email archiving solution to another can be a tricky and time-consuming process. Proofpoint Extraction Partners can now use the Proofpoint Migration Accelerator (PMA) to speed-up and simplify email archive migration from legacy on-premise solutions to Proofpoint Enterprise Archive. Available through an API, PMA enables charter partners to preserve data and quickly move it to the cloud.

PMA allows Proofpoint Extraction Partners to address migration challenges by providing pre-built connectors that directly ingest data extracted from systems including Symantec Enterprise Vault, EMC EmailXtender, and HP Autonomy Zantaz. Proofpoint leverages the expertise of leading data extraction and discovery service providers, including:

Proofpoint Extraction Partner Benefits:

  • Access to PMA and Proofpoint technical resources
  • Customer referral, bringing Archive Extraction Partners in migration opportunities aligned to partner areas of focus
  • End-user pricing control for migration projects
  • Inclusion in the Proofpoint Professional Services team, providing over-all project management and Enterprise Archive best practice
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