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Joseph Schramm, Director of Global Alliance at CORE Security Recognized as one of CRN’s 2014 Channel Chiefs

CORE Security®, a leading provider of predictive security intelligence solutions, announced today that Joseph Schramm has been named one of CRN’s 2014 Channel Chiefs. This prestigious list of the most-powerful leaders in the IT channel recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT Industry.

CRN Channel Chiefs were selected by the CRN editorial team based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue, and public support for the importance of IT channel sales.

Schramm was responsible for the launch of the CORE Secured™ Partner Program and has been crucial to its success. The comprehensive program covers a wide range of benefits and entitlements, including extensive sales and technical training, co-marketing investments, jointly-developed marketing and go-to-market plans, and field support. Through the CORE Secured program, CORE and its partners conducted more than two dozen joint live events and webinars during the course of last year.

“We are pleased to highlight the many executives throughout the industry who work tirelessly to advance the standing of the channel community within their organizations. The CRN Channel Chief honorees lead, inspire and engage peers and serve as valuable advocates to help ensure the health and longevity of the channel within the IT industry. We applaud their efforts and look forward to their continued success,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company.

“CORE Security prides itself on being a “partner friendly” company with a significant component of our growth resulting from the expansion of our indirect sales channels,” said Scott Devens, Senior Vice President of Field Operations, CORE Security. “Joe’s success in building out our indirect go-to-market strategy has not only contributed to the overall growth of our business, but has also enhanced our ability to launch new offerings, extend our reach into new geographies, and address strategic vertical markets. In 2014, we will continue to increase our investments in the indirect channel and look forward to Joe and his team leading the charge.”

The 2014 Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February/March issue of CRN, and online at www.CRN.com.

About CORE Security

CORE Security is the leading provider of predictive security intelligence solutions for enterprises and government organizations. We help more than 1,400 customers worldwide preempt critical security threats throughout their IT environments, and communicate the risk the threats pose to the business. Our patented, proven, award-winning enterprise solutions are backed by more than 15 years of applied expertise from CoreLabs, the company’s innovative security research center. For more information, visit www.coresecurity.com.

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.

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