SOURCE: Sophos

June 02, 2014 09:01 ET

Sophos Concludes 2014 Partner Conferences; Recognizes Award Winning Channel Partners From Around the World

OXFORD, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Jun 2, 2014) - Sophos recently concluded its Partner Connections conferences with record attendance in Las Vegas, Nevada, London and Hanoi, Vietnam. Sophos CEO Kris Hagerman and the Sophos management team shared the company's strategy to capture the IT security market with winning solutions for network protection, server protection and enduser protection. The company described its commitment and investments to recruit, retain and enable its global channel partners, and also awarded partners who achieved exceptional success over the past year.

Michael Valentine, senior vice president, worldwide sales, Sophos, said, "It was simply an awesome experience to interact with several hundred channel partners from around the world. Our partners left the conferences energized after learning of our intentions to double-down in network security and fortify our enduser protection solutions. I'm confident of the success ahead for Sophos and our phenomenal channel community."

Internal IT LTD is a Sophos partner based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The company implements Sophos network and endpoint protection solutions and is experiencing great success with Sophos Cloud for customers across the region. Brad Call, systems specialist for Internal IT, attended the Las Vegas conference, and said, "The Sophos Partner conference far exceeded our expectations. Everything we heard and saw confirmed our decision to go with Sophos over other security vendors we've used in the past. The Sophos strategy is strong, and its products are amazingly simple. There is great momentum with Sophos, and we're thrilled to be part of it."

Sophos named winners of its partner awards at each location, and the winners are...

Americas winners

  • Rookie of the year - Right! Systems
  • Cloud Excellence - CDN Partners
  • MSP Partner of the Year, Latin America - M3 Corp Brazil
  • MSP Partner of the Year, North America - Integrity by CELT
  • Top Latin America Performer - GMS
  • Top North America Performer - SHI
  • Complete Security Partner of the Year - Data Integrity Services

EMEA winners

  • Partner of the Year, DACH - Helmich IT - Security GmbH
  • Partner of the Year, NEEMEA - ASG Real Security Doo
  • Partner of the Year, Western Europe - Aragorn
  • Partner of the Year, UK/I - Softcat
  • Complete Security Partner of the Year, DACH - Itdesign Software Projects & Consulting GmbH
  • Complete Security Partner of the Year, NEEMEA - Formula
  • Complete Security Partner of the Year, Western Europe - Agora Vita
  • Complete Security Partner of the Year, UK/I - Quadsys
  • Newcomer of the Year, DACH - UMB AG
  • Newcomer of the Year, NEEMEA - Delta Line International LLC
  • Newcomer of the Year, Western Europe - Ifinet
  • Newcomer of the Year, UK/I - ASE
  • Fastest Growing Partner of the Year, Belgium - Mobile Access
  • Solution Partner of the Year, France - Expert Line
  • MSP Partner of the Year, France - Fiducial
  • Volume Partner of the Year, Italy - Zucchetti Informatica
  • Complete Security Partner of the Year, Italy - Sielco
  • Best UTM Solution Partner of the Year, Italy - Ounet Sistemi
  • Technology Partner of the Year, Luxembourg - Netcore/Post Telecom
  • Public Sector Partner of the Year, UK/I - Foursys
  • Mid-market Partner of the Year, UK/I - Softcat
  • Small Business Partner of the Year, UK/I - TSG
  • Irish Partner of the Year, UK/I - Datapac
  • Enterprise Partner of the Year, UK/I - Bluecube
  • Solution Partner of the Year, UK/I - Integrity Office Solutions
  • Volume Partner of the Year, UK/I - Grey Matter
  • Individual Contributor, UK/I - Adam Thornton, Bytes

Asia Pacific winners

  • Rising Star, Singapore - Tandem RSA
  • Rising Star, Malaysia - Strateg Sdn Bhd
  • Rising Star, Philippines - All Links Trading
  • Rising Star, Thailand - SCM Technologies
  • Rising Star, Taiwan - Asgard System Inc.
  • Rising Star, Hong Kong - Hong Kong Telecommunications (HTK)
  • Rising Star, China - Beijing Xinke Taide Technology
  • Rising Star, China - Guangdong Vavic Network Technology
  • Partner of the Year, Singapore - Stone Forest IT
  • Partner of the Year, ANZ - Scientific Software & Systems
  • Partner of the Year, Malaysia - SC Systems Sdn Bhd
  • Partner of the Year, Philippines - Microgensis Business Systems
  • Partner of the Year, Indonesia - PT DataNet Sistem Integrasi
  • Partner of the Year, Thailand - Whizz-Work Technology
  • Partner of the Year, Taiwan - Famoustech Technology
  • Partner of the Year, Hong Kong - Microware Limited
  • Partner of the Year, China - Shanghai Yiyingyijia Network Technology
  • Partner of the Year, India - Inspira Enterprise
  • Distributor of the Year, ASEAN - Pacific Tech
  • Distributor of the Year, Greater China - Beijing Protech Information System
  • Distributor of the Year, India - Computer Distributors Links Services
  • UTM/Networking Partner of the Year, ANZ - PowerNET Computer Consultants

About Sophos

More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Sophos is committed to providing complete security solutions that are simple to deploy, manage, and use that deliver the industry's lowest total cost of ownership. Sophos offers award winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security backed by SophosLabs -- a global network of threat intelligence centers.

Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, UK.

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