Press Release

Kaspersky Lab North America Wins Info Security’s Global Excellence Award for Best Tools & Marketing Resources for Partner Programs

Woburn, MA – April 29, 2014 Kaspersky Lab North America announced today it has been awarded a gold award for Best Tools & Marketing Resources for Partner Programs in Info Security's Global Excellence Awards. The Info Security's Global Excellence Awards program was created to honor the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and individuals from all over the world in every facet of security.

Kaspersky Lab’s Partner Program is a 100 percent channel model that aims to create the most effective partner community in the industry, attracting top-tier companies and providing partners with the customized support, tools and resources they need to succeed. Kaspersky Lab’s award winning technology and top tier partner program delivers value partners won’t find elsewhere. Kaspersky Lab’s 100 percent channel model has put the company in a position for significant sales growth reported in 2013:

  • Sales Growth:
    • Overall sales increased more than 21 percent YoY (2012-2013)
    • New business growth rates doubled over the prior year (2012)
    • Sales in the mid-market segment (250 – 2500) grew by more than 42 percent
    • Sales to existing customers increased in value more than 20 percent on average
  • Partner Growth
    • Increased the number of deal registration by 25 percent YoY (2012-2013)
    • Recruited over 800 new partners

Quotes
Gary Mullen, Vice President, Corporate Marketing
Kaspersky Lab North America
“One of our top priorities at Kaspersky Lab is to continue to offer the most robust and rewarding partner program in the industry. Our success is centered on our commitment to a 100 percent channel model and giving partners what they need to be successful. This award is a testament to our dedication to our partners.”

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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