Austin, Texas (PRWEB) August 04, 2011
COMPUTERLINKS, a global value-add distributor, with offices throughout North America, EMEA and APAC, has announced a partnership with Sourcefire Inc., the creator of Snort® and a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions. This new relationship will expand COMPUTERLINKS’ product portfolio in North America, and bring an extensive IPS solutions portfolio to their reseller customer base. Targeting net new partners in North America, COMPUTERLINKS has focused its energies on developing the reseller partners through training, both technical and sales, assisting in lead generation marketing engagements, and reseller partner evaluations and product demos.
“Sourcefire places a premium on its relationships with the reseller community. The distributor partnership with COMPUTERLINKS extends greater network security options to address their customers’ needs and offers assistance via the Sourcefire channel program,” said Chris Peterson, SVP, Worldwide Channels, Services, and Support for Sourcefire. “COMPUTERLINKS is recognized throughout the channel for their depth of knowledge, strength and broad customer base and this partnership will open increased opportunities for Sourcefire in new markets and product segments.”
COMPUTERLINKS believes it imperative to act as a true extension of the vendor. The new relationship with Sourcefire has given COMPUTERLINKS an opportunity to extend the partnership into another global region. With a dedicated Sourcefire product manager and technical team, COMPUTERLINKS is excited to assist resellers as they embark on new Sourcefire product opportunities.
“Currently partnered with Sourcefire in EMEA and APAC, we have first-hand experience with the unmatched quality of its channel program and product portfolio,” said Russell Zientek, CEO of COMPUTERLINKS North America. “COMPUTERLINKS is expanding its partnership with Sourcefire, with the latest region being North America. We are giving North American channel partners a competitive edge with the freedom to choose the best solution or portfolio of solutions to address their customers’ needs.”
COMPUTERLINKS is a leading distributor of IT security and Internet technology solutions, providing North American channel partners with reliable, supported solutions from world-leading hardware and software manufacturers. COMPUTERLINKS provides a comprehensive and complementary product portfolio, backed by an extensive range of professional services, to ensure channel partners deliver the right solutions to their customers. 100% committed to the two-tier channel, COMPUTERLINKS delivers profitable growth to partners and competitive advantage to their customers by providing a full-service package of technical, sales and marketing support, practical training and efficient logistics.
Sourcefire, Inc. (Nasdaq:FIRE), is a world leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions. Sourcefire is transforming the way Global 2000 organizations and government agencies manage and minimize network security risks. Sourcefire’s IPS, RNA® (Real-time Network Awareness) and Real-time Adaptive Security solutions equip customers with an efficient and effective layered security defense – protecting network assets before, during and after an attack. Through the years, Sourcefire has been consistently recognized for its innovation and industry leadership by customers, media and industry analysts alike – with more than 50 awards and accolades. Today, the name Sourcefire has grown synonymous with innovation and network security intelligence.
Sourcefire, the Sourcefire logo, Snort, the Snort and Pig logo, ClamAV, Immunet and certain other trademarks and logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sourcefire, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Other company, product and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.
For more information on Sourcefire, please visit http://www.sourcefire.com.
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