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Virtualization, Managed Services Top Kaspersky Partner Agenda

By: Ken Presti, CRN

With roughly 175 security partners gathered this weekend in the Bahamas, the Kaspersky North America Partner Conference kicked off Friday with details about virtualization and managed services strategies.

"This is a great opportunity for us to get together with our strategic partners in North America," said. Chris Doggett, vice president of Channel Sales at Kaspersky. "We will celebrate our combined success with them, do a little bit of reflection on the past year, do some networking, and share our roadmap and our plans for the future. Most of these partners do a significant amount of transactions with us annually, so it's important for them to know where we're going.”

One of the major themes is expected to be centered on virtualization and the company's alliance with VMware.

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