Bangalore, Apr 2 IBNS | 4 months ago

Arbor Networks, Inc., the provider of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) and advanced threat protection solutions for enterprise and service provider networks, on Wednesday announced that it has been awarded a 5-star rating in the CRN 2014 Partner Program Guide.


The 5-Star Partner Program rating recognizes an elite subset of companies that offer solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs.

Jeremy Nicholls, Arbor Networks Global Vice President of Channel Sales and Alliances, said, "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."

"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," Nicholls added.

To determine the 2014 5-Star recipients, provider of IT channel-focused services 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 communication.

"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.

Faletra said, "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 goals."

The 2014 Partner Program Guide will be featured on CRN.com and the 5-Star Partners listing will be highlighted in the April issue of CRN.

(Posted on 02-04-2014)