SOURCE: Preempt


July 24, 2017 10:00 ET

Preempt Recognized on 2017 Emerging Vendors List

Behavioral Firewall Company Protecting Companies from Insider Threats Named a CRN Emerging Technology Vendor in Security for 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 24, 2017) - Preempt, pioneer of the industry's first behavioral firewall, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Preempt to its 2017 Emerging Vendors list in the Security category. This list recognizes recently founded, up-and-coming technology suppliers that are shaping the future of the IT channel through unique technological innovations. In addition to celebrating these standout companies, the Emerging Vendors list serves as a valuable resource for solution providers looking to expand their portfolios with cutting-edge technology. Preempt was chosen for its commitment to developing new technologies to meet growing market demands.

The Preempt Behavioral Firewall is the only advanced User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) solution that prevents Insider Threats and breaches in real-time. In addition, Preempt's simple setup, deployment and overall proactive approach enables partners to give their customers the ability to overcome the risks of insider threats and gain greater visibility without engaging already overwhelmed security teams and help reduce attack surfaces. This unique offering provides the most effective solution for both detecting and preventing threats.

"Building new and existing partnerships continues to be a focal point for our company, so being named an emerging technology vendor by CRN is a true honor," said Ajit Sancheti, co-founder and CEO of Preempt. "At Preempt, we are becoming 100 percent channel-centric, building technology offerings that enable our customers and partners to implement sophisticated security methods that provide a more proactive approach to thwarting bad actors both within and outside an organization. This award underscores our commitment to serving our customers and helping our partners build their businesses."

"This impressive group of technology supplier startups is already disrupting the status quo, aggressively creating and innovating to meet the ever-changing demands of the IT market," said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. "CRN's 2017 Emerging Vendors represent the next generation of IT change agents, producing a wide range of leading-edge products that solution providers should keep an eye on in the coming year and beyond."

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About Preempt
Preempt protects organizations from insider threats by responding in real-time to suspicious behavior in order to stop malicious threats and validate legitimate activities. Preempt's adaptive and policy-based approach ensures that proper level of response is used based on the type and severity of threat. This proactive approach allows organizations to eliminate their insider threat problem and maintain business continuity without engaging already overwhelmed security teams. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA. Learn more about us at

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 unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

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    Jim Dvorak
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    (415) 735-1622
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    Melanie Turpin
    The Channel Company
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