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Arbor Networks Awarded 5-Star Rating in CRN’s 2014 Partner Program Guide
|By Business Wire
|March 26, 2014 10:30 AM EDT
Networks, Inc., a leading provider of DDoS and advanced threat
protection solutions for enterprise and service provider networks, today
announced it has been awarded a 5-Star rating in the CRN
2014 Partner Program Guide. The annual directory is the definitive
listing of technology vendors that service solution providers or provide
products through the IT channel. The 5-Star Partner Program rating
recognizes an elite subset of companies that offer solution providers
the best partnering elements in their channel programs.
“Our ultimate charter for our partners is to put the right technology
into partners’ hands at the right time, enabling them to solve some of
the most pressing network security challenges for their own customers,”
said Jeremy Nicholls, Arbor Networks Global Vice President of Channel
Sales and Alliances. “This award is welcome recognition of the hard work
we’ve put into the partner program in the past year to truly lead the
channel with new technologies and solutions to address an ever
increasing threat to companies doing business online.”
To determine the 2014 5-Star recipients, The Channel Company’s Research
team assessed each vendor’s application based on investments in program
offerings, partner profitability, partner training, education and
support, marketing programs and resources, sales support and
“Solution providers have a lot of choices when it comes to selecting
vendor partners. Identifying the right vendor, with the right
technologies, and the right approach can make all the difference,” said
Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “Our annual Partner Program
Guide and 5-Star rating recognizes the very best channel programs
available in the market today to help solution providers determine which
vendor delivers the best partner elements for their individual business
The 2014 Partner Program Guide will be featured on CRN.com
and the 5-Star Partners listing will be highlighted in the April issue
The Arbor Advantage Partner Program
With four levels --
Authorized, Advantage, Premier and Elite -- the Arbor Advantage Partner
Program accommodates for varying partners' business models while better
differentiating them in the market based on their capabilities and the
investments that they make in marketing and training to help them sell
and support Arbor solutions. For each tier, partners are rewarded
through benefits including deal registration, marketing support, sales
and technical training, and lead referrals. This tiered structure gives
Arbor an opportunity to evolve the partner program, effectively
expanding its partner base while providing broader coverage across
various verticals, geographies and skill levels. The program also
includes product specializations for partners that wish to become
technically proficient in specific products.
For more details on the Arbor Advantage Partner Program, please visit
the Arbor Networks Web site to download an overview of the program: http://www.arbornetworks.com/arbor-partner/channel-partners/become-a-partner.
Arbor Solutions Portfolio
Arbor has solutions that
specifically address the needs of enterprises, service providers, data
centers and cloud operators -- and all are available through the
channel. Arbor's Pravail® solutions deliver the situational awareness,
intelligence, and incident
response and forensic capabilities that enterprise and government
networks require to detect, mitigate and analyze internal and external
threats, thereby helping to protect the network, the brand and the
business. Designed for service providers and global enterprises, the
Peakflow® platform is the industry's leading network-wide
infrastructure security and traffic-monitoring platform delivering
protection, actionable insight into application management and
traffic engineering, and a platform for managed security services.
About Arbor Networks
Arbor Networks, Inc. helps secure the
world’s largest enterprise and service provider networks from DDoS
attacks and advanced threats. Arbor is the world’s leading provider of
DDoS protection in the enterprise, carrier and mobile market segments,
according to Infonetics Research. Arbor’s advanced threat solutions
deliver comprehensive network visibility through a combination of packet
capture and NetFlow technology, enabling the rapid detection and
mitigation of malware and malicious insiders. Arbor also delivers
market-leading analytics for dynamic incident response, historical
analysis, visualization and forensics. Arbor strives to be a “force
multiplier,” making network and security teams the experts. Our goal is
to provide a richer picture into networks and more security context - so
customers can solve problems faster and help reduce the risk to their
To learn more about Arbor products and services, please visit our
website at arbornetworks.com.
Arbor’s research, analysis and insight, together with data from the ATLAS®
global threat intelligence system, can be found at the ATLAS
Trademark Notice: Arbor Networks, Peakflow, ArbOS, ATLAS, Pravail,
Arbor Cloud, Cloud Signaling, the Arbor Networks logo and Arbor
Networks: Smart. Available. Secure. are all trademarks of Arbor
Networks, Inc. All other brand names may be trademarks of their
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
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