SOURCE: Websense, Inc.

Websense, Inc.

January 22, 2010 08:00 ET

Websense Announces 2010 All-Star Channel Partner Award Winners

Leader in Content Security Recognizes Top Performing North American Channel Partners at Annual Partner Conference

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - January 22, 2010) - Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), a global leader in integrated Web, data and email security solutions, is pleased to announce the winners of its 2010 Websense® All-Star Partner Awards. Websense presented the awards to its top-performing channel partners during the company's 2010 North American Channel Partners Conference, which took place January 20 - 22 in Coronado, Calif.

"We are thrilled to honor the success, perseverance and growth these 25 Websense partners achieved in 2009," said Erin Malone, senior director, Channel Sales, Websense. "By teaming with Websense and leveraging all the programs and resources offered within our ChannelConnect™ Global Partner Program and through our distribution partner Ingram Micro, these channel partners grew their business and prospered during a time of great economic challenge. We applaud their success and thank each of them for their continued loyalty to and partnership with Websense."

The winners of 2010 Websense All-Star Partner Awards include: Accuvant, Anchor Technologies, Attevo, Bell Canada, Business Security Solutions, CDW, Cincinnati Bell, DELL, Evolve Technology Group, FishNet Security Inc., ICM, Gotham Technology Group, K-logix, Longview Systems, NetDirect Systems, Networks Unlimited, New Jersey Business Systems, PC Connection Inc., Patriot Technologies Inc., RKON Technologies, Sentry Metrics, Shi, S&L International, SoftChoice and SoftMart. During the awards gala, distribution partner Ingram Micro Inc. received special recognition for the company's ongoing dedication to building the Websense business and enabling its channel partners to successfully market, sell and support Websense security solutions.

In addition, Websense awarded a custom built OC Chopper motorcycle to the 2009 Websense Just Rewards Sweepstakes Program winner Ryan Crammer, sales engineer at FishNet Security. Participants received an entry into the sweepstakes drawing for every Websense technical certification earned during 2009.

Recipients of the 2010 Websense All-Star Partner Awards were evaluated on a variety of criteria including achievements against measurable objectives such as overall annual sales billings, year-over-year growth, technical and sales excellence, product competencies, newcomer of the year, percentage of new business earned between January 1, 2009 and December 31, 2009, as well as their overall commitment to Websense.

The 2010 Websense All-Star Partner Awards ceremony was hosted by Erin Malone and Director, Channel Sales, Kristi Houssiere.

For more information about joining the Websense ChannelConnect Partner Program, solution providers can visit, contact their Ingram Micro sales representative, or call the Websense channel partner hotline at 866.878.2345.

About Websense, Inc.

Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), a global leader in integrated Web, data and email security solutions, provides Essential Information Protection™ for approximately 40,000 customers worldwide. Distributed through its global network of channel partners, Websense software and hosted security solutions help organizations block malicious code, prevent the loss of confidential information and enforce Internet use and security policies. For more information, visit

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