Kaspersky Lab’s CEO Eugene Kaspersky Named a 2012 Top Innovator, Top Channel Executive by CRN
Woburn, MA – November
leading developer of security and threat management solutions, announced today
that Eugene Kaspersky, CEO, was named one of CRN’s Top 100 Executives in the IT
Channel for 2012. This annual
list salutes the most influential and innovative channel executives in North America. Mr. Kaspersky was
also featured in CRN’s Top 25 Innovators group which highlights top executives
that are bringing new and game-changing technologies to the market.
were chosen based on nominations from solution providers and ranked executives
based on channel influence, effectiveness and visibility, along with business
and sales impact. Among the criteria were channel sales volume, channel
investment and resources, channel advocacy and visibility, and performance in
UBM Channel research projects (including the Annual Report Card and Channel
Champions). A panel of UBM Channel editors made the final selections.
Kaspersky Lab’s Unique
Channel Program This
award adds to the growing list of Kaspersky Lab’s channel accolades, coming on the heels
of CRN’s Annual Report
in which Kaspersky Lab swept the Client Security Software category by winning
the product innovation, support and partnership subcategories. In July, the
company announced a new deal registration
offering Kaspersky Lab resellers
additional rewards and greater profitability.
differentiates Kaspersky Lab’s Partner Program from the competition?
deal control that essentially eliminates partner-to-partner deal conflict
in competitive bidding scenarios
value partner stack; the highest combined rewards and the best margin
“100% Channel” with investments, programs and people to grow partners’
support, with a dedicated partner hotline
technology within a single architecture—built from the ground up
“Highly successful and
trusted business partnerships go hand-in-hand with the culture that Eugene
Kaspersky has created and continues to foster at Kaspersky Lab,” said
Christopher Doggett, Vice President of Channel Sales, Kaspersky Lab. “Eugene’s
leadership, vision, and unparalleled passion for continuing to deliver
innovative and cutting edge technology is what has earned Kaspersky Lab the
reputation as being one of the best technology providers in the world. Our
channel partners have discovered that this unique combination results in a
partnership that sets a new bar in value and reliability.”
“We’re recognizing this
year’s Top 100 Executives for their commitment to the channel,” said Kelley
Damore, Vice President and Editorial Director for UBM Channel. “For 2012, our
goal was to once again shine a spotlight on the most influential executives in
the industry today. But we also wanted to pay homage to the channel advocates,
sales and services leaders, innovators and disrupters. We salute all these
leaders for their devotion to the technology channel and their willingness to
adopt new strategies and policies in order to drive greater sales for partners,
while positioning their own company for future growth.”
coverage of the 2012 Top 100 Executives will be featured in the November issue
of CRN Magazine and online at www.crn.com.
About Kaspersky Lab
Kaspersky Lab is the world’s largest privately
held vendor of endpoint protection solutions. The company is ranked among the
world’s top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users*. Throughout
its 15-year history Kaspersky Lab has remained an innovator in IT security and
provides effective digital security solutions for consumers, SMBs and
Enterprises. The company currently operates in almost 200 countries and
territories across the globe, providing protection for over 300 million users
worldwide. Learn more at www.kaspersky.com.
company was rated fourth in the IDC rating Worldwide Endpoint Security Revenue
by Vendor, 2010. The rating was published in the IDC report Worldwide IT
Security Products 2011-2015 Forecast and 2010 Vendor Shares – December 2011.
The report ranked software vendors according to earnings from sales of endpoint
security solutions in 2010.
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