Press Release

Kaspersky Lab North America Awarded 5-Star Rating in CRN’s 2014 Partner Program Guide

Woburn, MA – March 18, 2014 Kaspersky Lab North America today announced it has been awarded a 5-Star rating in the CRN 2014 Partner Program Guide. The annual directory is the definitive listing of technology vendors that service solution providers or provide products through the IT channel. The 5-Star Partner Program rating recognizes an elite subset of companies that offer solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs.

Kaspersky Lab’s mission is to provide partners with the customized support, tools and resources they need to be successful and increase their bottom line. With technical innovation, unparalleled sales opportunities and a commitment to a 100 percent channel model, Kaspersky Lab continues to build the most effective and rewarding partner program in the industry. Kaspersky Lab’s award winning technology and top tier partner program delivers value partners won’t find elsewhere.

To determine the 2014 5-Star recipients, The Channel Company’s Research team assessed each vendor’s application based on investments in program offerings, partner profitability, partner training, education and support, marketing programs and resources, sales support and communication. 

Quotes
Chris Doggett, Senior Vice President, Corporate Sales
Kaspersky Lab North America
“Kaspersky Lab has the most robust and rewarding partner program in the industry: award winning technology combined with a top tier partner program and a 100 percent channel model, partners know that working with us means success. They also know that we will listen to and deliver on their needs. Just like in any great partnership, our success goes hand in hand with our partners’ success.”

Robert Faletra, CEO
The Channel Company
“Solution providers have a lot of choices when it comes to selecting vendor partners. Identifying the right vendor, with the right technologies, and the right approach can make all the difference. Our annual Partner Program Guide and 5-Star rating recognizes the very best channel programs available in the market today to help solution providers determine which vendor delivers the best partner elements for their individual business goals.”

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 more than 16-year history Kaspersky Lab has remained an innovator in IT security and provides effective digital security solutions for large enterprises, SMBs and consumers. Kaspersky Lab, with its holding company registered in the United Kingdom, 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.

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