Channel Partners Vote Kaspersky Lab to Prestigious 2011 CRN Annual Report Card for Unprecedented Fourth Consecutive Year
Providers Recognize Kaspersky Lab for Excellence in Network Security Software
and Best Partnership in Client Security Software
Woburn MA, August 22, 2011 – Kaspersky Lab– a leading developer
of secure content and threat management solutions –announced Everything Channel’s CRN has named the company an award
winner in the prestigious 2011 CRN Annual Report Card (ARC). The CRN Annual Report Card serves as a
definitive benchmark of relationships between vendors and channel partners, and
maintains the industry standard for measuring excellence within the channel
community. Kaspersky Lab was named the “Best
Partnership in Client Security Software”, and, after a first time entry, won
the Network Security Software category.
The Everything Channel ARC research team surveyed more than 3600
solution providers across 21 categories to evaluate the satisfaction they have
with vendors' products, support and channel programs. Winners
are then selected to the Annual Report Card and presented with awards at the
annual XChange Americas Conference. To view a slideshow of all the
organizations named to the 2011 ARC visit www.crn.com.
leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, Kaspersky
Lab protects businesses of all sizes from malware and cybercrime. Kaspersky Lab technology provides protection
across all endpoints in the organization, including PC’s, smartphones, tablets,
servers, and network gateways. In addition, Kaspersky Lab’s
Partner Program offers the value-added channel a variety of services that are
focused on creating maximum profitability and excellent support for every
business partner. Kaspersky Lab has been named a winner in a
Client Security Software sub-category for the past 3 years and took top honors
in the Network Security Software category for the first time
Quote Nancy Reynolds Senior Vice President of Corporate
Sales, Americas “Kaspersky
Lab has been extremely dedicated to refining and perfecting our partner program
based on the feedback of our channel partners and this award tells us that
we’re heading in the right direction. This recognition not only validates our
hard work, but drives us to keep delivering the very best experience to our
partners and customers. We believe that true partnership creates success for
all, and while the business of our partners continues to prosper, the results
speak for themselves."
Kelley Damore, Vice President, Editorial Director Everything Channel "When it comes to the strength of
relationships, quality of products and return on partner programs, solution
providers want to hear from their fellow VARs about the IT vendors that
consistently exceed expectations. The Annual Report Card gives solution providers
the opportunity to share feedback and recognize the vendors who truly
demonstrate channel excellence. We congratulate Kaspersky Lab for being
recognized as the best of the best."
About Kaspersky Lab Kaspersky
Lab is the world's largest privately-held Internet Security company, providing
comprehensive protection against all forms of IT threats such as viruses,
spyware, hackers and spam. The company's products provide in-depth computer
defense for more than 300 million systems around the globe, including home and
mobile users, small and medium sized businesses and large enterprises.
Kaspersky technology is also incorporated inside the products and services of
nearly 100 of industry leading IT, networking, communications and applications
Everything Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media,
research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of
experience and engagement, Everything Channel has the unmatched channel
expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing
partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to
accelerate technology sales. Everything Channel is a UBM
company. To learn more about Everything Channel, visit us at http://www.everythingchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/everythingchnl.
About UBM plc
UBM plc is a leading global business media company.
We inform markets and bring the world’s buyers and sellers together at events,
online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business
successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from
doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelery traders, from farmers
to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries are
organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to
do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.