SEATTLE, Oct. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WatchGuard® Applied sciences, a world chief in community safety and intelligence, safe Wi-Fi, multi-factor authentication and superior endpoint safety, right this moment introduced that each its current and newly added companions from the Panda Safety acquisition now have entry to the complete suite of services and products from each firms through WatchGuard’s worldwide community of licensed distributors. Panda merchandise at the moment are accessible individually and thru Passport, WatchGuard’s bundle of user-centric safety providers. Combining WatchGuard’s Complete Safety Suite and Passport bundle permits companions to supply full safety from community to endpoint for his or her clients.
“Opening this cross-sell alternative for our companions shortly has been a serious precedence from day one, and it represents the newest milestone in WatchGuard’s ongoing mission to be THE safety supplier for MSPs,” mentioned Michelle Welch, senior vp of selling at WatchGuard. “We’re now one step nearer to delivering a Unified Safety Platform that gives highly effective, totally built-in and simply administered defenses for networks, endpoints and identities. Companions that need industry-leading, end-to-end safety from a single vendor, with simplified buying, deployment and administration, ought to look no additional than the WatchGuardONE program.”
Upon closing the Panda acquisition in June 2020, WatchGuard launched its Panda Safety Early Entry Program to place Panda options into current companions’ fingers for speedy analysis and coaching. Since then, greater than 25 p.c of companions within the WatchGuardONE program have deployed Adaptive Protection 360 internally and began integrating it into their portfolios. WatchGuard has introduced on 6,500 new companions from Panda Safety in 2020, rising its channel neighborhood to over 18,000 energetic companions globally.
As the corporate’s product portfolio continues to evolve and increase, so does the WatchGuardONE associate program. WatchGuardONE has added a specialization for Endpoint Safety that enables current companions to shortly achieve the experience wanted to promote the newly acquired endpoint options from WatchGuard. Likewise, Panda Safety channel companions can obtain a specialization in Endpoint Safety, as effectively any or all the current classes, together with Community Safety, Multi-Issue Authentication, and Safe Wi-Fi.
Companions that attain specialization in simply considered one of these 4 product households can obtain full WatchGuardONE standing, together with monetary incentives and gross sales, advertising and marketing and technical help, with out income thresholds or product portfolio adoption necessities. WatchGuardONE’s value-based program minimizes boundaries to entry and ensures most return on funding to make it simpler than ever for companions to do enterprise with WatchGuard. For additional particulars in regards to the expanded program, go to right here.
“We’ve been desirous to increase our endpoint safety portfolio for fairly a while; nevertheless, we weren’t fascinated with including one other vendor to our stack. The addition of EDR and EPP to WatchGuard’s portfolio of superior safety providers allows us to put money into our endpoint technique with a strategic vendor we already know and belief,” mentioned Kevin Willette, CEO of Verus Corp. “WatchGuard continues to broaden its portfolio whereas investing in additional simplifying product procurement, supply and administration for us, so we will extra simply and profitably ship community safety, MFA and endpoint safety to our clients and their staff wherever they’re.”
Companions fascinated with rising their portfolio with new Panda or WatchGuard options ought to attain out to their designated channel account supervisor. For extra data on WatchGuard’s full product portfolio click on right here, and to be taught extra in regards to the WatchGuardONE associate program click on right here.
About WatchGuard Applied sciences, Inc.
WatchGuard® Applied sciences, Inc. is a world chief in community safety, safe Wi-Fi, multi-factor authentication, superior endpoint safety, and community intelligence. The corporate’s award-winning services and products are trusted around the globe by over 18,000 safety resellers and repair suppliers to guard greater than 250,000 clients. WatchGuard’s mission is to make enterprise-grade safety accessible to firms of every type and sizes by means of simplicity, making WatchGuard a really perfect answer for midmarket companies and distributed enterprises. The corporate is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, with places of work all through North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. To be taught extra, go to WatchGuard.com.
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Chris Warfield WatchGuard Applied sciences, Inc (206) 876-8380 [email protected] Anthony Cogswell Voxus PR (253) 444-5980 [email protected]