SafeNet, Inc., a global leader in information security, today announced that its Channel Partner Program was awarded a Five-star rating in CRN’s 2011 Partner Programs Guide, acknowledging the commitment and strength of its Channel Partner program for reseller partners.Sean Price, SafeNet’s Vice President of Worldwide Channels, was also named a 2011 CRN Channel Chief for driving the development of new program benefits and support tools that deliver partners more consistent opportunities for profitable growth with SafeNet solutions.
“The companies listed on the 2011 Partner Programs Guide represent the best channel programs in the market today. Each of these organizations understands that technology alone does not make for a successful channel program. By focusing on delivering a comprehensive partner program, vendors and solution providers can work together to drive business opportunities and revenue,” said Kelley Damore, vice president and editorial director, Everything Channel’s CRN.
The SafeNet Channel Program was built to reward partner investment in SafeNet solutions. The program offers a highly innovative portfolio, competitive pricing models, generous sales incentives, comprehensive training programs, and new enablement tools that support partners in driving growth through SafeNet’s comprehensive product and solution offerings.
“NCI has been a partner with SafeNet for more than seven years, and the company’s support of our business through product innovations and sales and marketing enablement has been terrific,” said Eugene Ng, president, NCI. “SafeNet considers us a true partner in their business, and I’m not surprised that SafeNet’s program has been given the Everything Channel 5-Star designation.”
CRN’s Partner Programs Guide 5 star rating recognizes the vendors who offer solution providers the best possible partnering elements for channel success.
“Our channel partner network is a critical factor in our business success, and this year, we were dedicated to driving enablement of our partners in three key areas – people, technology, and tools,” said Sean Price, vice president, worldwide channel sales, SafeNet. “We’ve expanded our channel team for greater and more localized support, offered new data protection solutions geared towards the evolving security demands of today’s businesses, and we continue to add new enablement tools and programs that help partners identify and drive new opportunities for growth. I’m honored to be named a 2011 Channel Chief and we’re thrilled with our Five-Star program designation.”
The 2011 Partner Programs Guide listing will be featured on CRN.com in the March 28th issue of CRN.
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About SafeNet, Inc.
Founded in 1983, SafeNet (safenet-inc.com) is a global leader in information security. SafeNet protects its customers’ most valuable assets, including identities, transactions, communications, data and software licensing, throughout the data lifecycle. More than 25,000 customers across both commercial enterprises and government agencies and in over 100 countries trust their information security needs to SafeNet.