SOURCE: AlienVault


February 22, 2016 09:00 ET

Mike LaPeters, Vice President of North American Channel Sales at AlienVault Recognized as 2016 CRN Channel Chief

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 22, 2016) - AlienVault™, the leading provider of Unified Security Management™ solutions and crowd-sourced threat intelligence, today announced that Mike LaPeters, its Vice President of North American Channel Sales, was named to CRN's prestigious list of 2016 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organizations through channel partners.

Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN's editorial staff on the basis of their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community and strategies for driving growth and innovation. Each of the 2016 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.

"We are pleased to present the 2016 lineup of CRN Channel Chiefs, outstanding executives who cultivate exemplary partner programs and execute cutting-edge business strategy," said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. "They represent an extraordinary group of individuals who lead by example and serve as both invaluable advocates and innovators in the IT channel. We applaud their incredible efforts and look forward to following their accomplishments in the coming year."

Mike LaPeters joined AlienVault in December 2015 with over 17 years of experience developing and driving the growth of sales and channel teams at security, storage and infrastructure software companies. LaPeters is leading AlienVault's North American channel initiatives and driving the expansion of its channel ecosystem, both VARs / VADs and MSSP partners.

"I am truly honored to have been named a Channel Chief by CRN this year," remarked LaPeters. "With its all-in-one approach to security and ease of deployment, AlienVault's USM platform provides a great value proposition for our channel and MSSP partners, and we are committed to providing the support that our partners need to incorporate our products into their offerings. Our MSSP and channel teams saw strong growth in 2015, and we are very well placed to accelerate this growth in 2016 by developing and expanding our partner relationships."

The 2016 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2016 issue of CRN and online at

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About AlienVault

AlienVault has simplified the way organizations detect and respond to today's ever evolving threat landscape. Our unique and award-winning approach, trusted by thousands of customers, combines the essential security controls of our all-in-one platform, AlienVault Unified Security Management, with the power of AlienVault's Open Threat Exchange, the world's largest crowd-sourced threat intelligence community, making effective and affordable threat detection attainable for resource-constrained IT teams. AlienVault is a privately held company headquartered in Silicon Valley and backed by Trident Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Institutional Venture Partners, GGV Capital, Intel Capital, Jackson Square Ventures, Adara Venture Partners, Top Tier Capital and Correlation Ventures.

AlienVault, Open Threat Exchange and Unified Security Management are trademarks of AlienVault. All other company and product names mentioned are used only for identification purposes and may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. 

CRN is a registered trademark of The Channel Company, LLC. The Channel Company logo is a trademark of The Channel Company, LLC (registration pending). All rights reserved.

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    The Channel Company Contact:
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