Posts Tagged ‘Sophos’
Fortinet fills major channel gaps left by executive departures, signaling rejuvenated channel effort and increased reliance on partners as it revs for an enterprise expansion.
Sourcefire is upping the stakes in the advanced threat security race with the launch of an appliance touting file- and device-trajectory capabilities, additions that give partners new paths for high-margin forensic services.
Sophos claims this new scheme will allow partners to rake in more profits.
Kaspersky Lab is filling in some crucial channel leadership gaps with the appointment of Bill Cunninghmam, vice president, enterprise sales, North America, a necessary move that will be fundamental to its upmarket ambitions.
Sophos is expanding endpoint security, wireless and VPN features in its latest UTM release — additions to keep the company on top of a crowded and and competitive race in UTM.
Sophos is asserting a bigger presence in MDM, a move that it hopes will give it more leverage to take on bigger challengers as the mobile security space heats up.
IT management firm SolarWinds is launching two free tools that aim to ease partners’ burdens around firewall rules. But it’s also a move that likely aims to better position the company in a nascent, but potentially lucrative, firewall management market.
Kendra Krause, the company’s new channel sales chief for the Americas, says Sophos will invest in new products and programs to support a cloud business model and an appeal to managed security service providers.
Symantec has been criticized by partners as being late to the cloud. Now the Mountain View, Calif., security firm is revving its cloud prowess with a bigger and more strategic entrance into cloud markets. The going will be slow for a while.
Symantec is remaining true to its stated mobility ambitions with a series of security updates to its mobile device management suite. It plans to invest further in MDM, indicating partners can breathe easier when placing bets in this space.