Partner enablement, revenue growth earn accolade from leading security vendor
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. – March 9, 2016 – Westcon-Comstor, the value-added technology distributor of category-leading solutions in security, collaboration, networking and data center, has received the 2015 North America Distributor of the Year award from Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. Westcon-Comstor Channel Manager Nick Adams also received the leading security vendor’s 2015 Channel Manager of the Year.
The accolade, presented to Westcon-Comstor executives at Check Point’s 2016 Sales Kick Off event in Nashville, Tennessee, signifies outstanding achievement in North America, including exceptional revenue growth and partner enablement and support. Accomplishments for Westcon-Comstor with Check Point last year include:
- No. 1 distributor in North America
- 25% revenue growth year-over-year
- 26% product growth year-over-year
- 25% developing partner growth
- 200+ Check Point partners
“Westcon-Comstor is an important part of our success as a strategic partner and we expect our relationship to flourish again in 2016. It’s no surprise that their excellent performance, combined with strong channel programs and demand generation activities resulted in recognition as North America Distributor of the Year,” said John G. Norko, director of channels sales, North America, at Check Point.
Delivering Security, Transforming the Industry
Delivering innovative, best-in-class security solutions — including those from Check Point — is a primary tenet for Westcon-Comstor, which continues to invest in new programs and initiatives to help solution providers deliver the most secure, robust solutions as the industry drives toward digital transformation.
As the number—and type—of security threats escalate in the market, Westcon-Comstor is committed to providing our customers with the best technology, enablement programs and technical services for on-premise, cloud or hybrid solutions.
“Security is paramount topic for many businesses, and it’s important to our solution providers that they have the ability to deliver powerful network, web gateway, cloud and virtual security solutions,” said Andrew Warren, vice president, Security Solutions for Westcon-Comstor. “Check Point Software Technologies offers the products, services and channel programs that help us—and our solution providers—be successful.”
About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com), the largest pure-play security vendor globally, provides industry-leading solutions and protects customers from cyberattacks with an unmatched catch rate of malware and other types of attacks. Check Point offers a complete security architecture defending the entire enterprise, from networks to mobile devices, in addition to the most comprehensive and intuitive security management. Check Point protects over 100,000 organizations of all sizes. At Check Point, we secure the future.
Westcon-Comstor (WestconGroup Inc.) is a value-added technology distributor of category-leading solutions in Security, Collaboration, Networking and Data Center. The company is transforming the technology supply chain through its capabilities in Cloud, Global Deployment and Services. Westcon-Comstor combines expert technical and market knowledge with industry-leading partner enablement programs. Westcon-Comstor delivers results together through its deep partner relationships. The company goes to market under the Westcon and Comstor brands.
Westcon-Comstor’s portfolio of market-leading security vendors includes: AlienVault, Arbor Networks, Blue Coat, Check Point, Cisco, F5, FireEye, FireMon, Fortinet, HP Enterprise Security, Juniper, Palo Alto and Pulse Secure, among others.
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