Posts Tagged ‘Sophos’
A federal court judge issued a stay in the employee-poaching suit between Sophos and Fortinet over key channel, sales and engineering staff. However, the court is allowing patent infringement claims between the two security companies to move forward.
An increasingly aggressive and ambitious Sophos is taking the wraps of its revamped channel program, which aims to make it easier for partners to sell and support its products. It’s also the beginning of a cultural changes that empowers Sophos partners to operate and sell independently.
Already pushing hard to expand its hardware business, security vendor Sophos announces its acquisition of India-based Cyberoam, a maker of unified threat management appliances. The deal makes Sophos a formidable contender in the crowded security software and hardware segment.
Security specialist Sophos, which is getting aggressive in its expansions in technology and market reach, officially opened its first Silicon Valley office. The facility will be familiar to many solution providers and customers.
The Fortinet lawsuit against Sophos for hiring away executives and staff isn’t an uncommon tactic for protecting investments in human and intellectual resources. Here are a few of the more memorable noncompete lawsuits that touched the channel, and many involve one company.
In an exclusive interview with Channelnomics, Sophos CEO Kris Hagerman says allegations that it’s systemically recruiting Fortinet employees are baseless and that a federal lawsuit is a “nasty scare tactic” designed to obscure the momentum its building in the market.
According to new research from Ponemon Institute, 58 percent of small and midsize firms do not see cyber attacks as a significant risk to their business.
Security software vendor Sophos unveiled cloud-based security products and strategies that enable solution providers to offer data protection services without compromising existing legacy product investments.
Security vendor Sophos scored a coup this week, luring longtime SonicWALL sales executive John Keenan to be its new vice president of North American sales.
McAfee is raising its prowess in the MDM space after integrating its Enterprise Mobility Management solution with its ePolicy Orchestrator platform — showing it wants to stay even with competitors making bigger strides in mobile security arenas.