Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 02, 2014
BlackPoint IT Services, one of the Northwest’s largest Managed Services Providers, announced today it was named WatchGuard Technologies’ US Partner of the Year during the annual WatchGuard Worldwide Partner Conference held in Seattle, Washington in early May. WatchGuard Technologies is a leader in integrated security platforms and works closely with tens of thousands of partners, like BlackPoint IT, to provide security options including firewalls, email filters, and policy-based management tools to organizations of all sizes.
“It’s an honor to be recognized by our partners at WatchGuard,” said James Watson, CEO of BlackPoint IT Services. “We have developed a strategic partnership over the years based on our common goal of helping our SMB and mid-market clients improve the security of their IT systems and meet strict compliance standards.”
“BlackPoint sets the bar for the network security industry by consistently proving themselves as a trusted advisor to their clients,” said Alex Thurber, Vice President of Sales for WatchGuard Technologies. “In today’s world of ever changing security threats, it is critical that companies work with knowledgeable, well trained partners to ensure that they are being protected with the right layers of security.”
BlackPoint is a WatchGuard Expert Partner and COO Lesleigh Watson currently sits on their North American Partner Advisory Council.
BlackPoint simplifies IT for its clients by aligning its services and technology expertise with its customers’ business objectives to deliver best-in-class solutions. Founded in 1977, BlackPoint provides unparalleled managed IT and consulting services, infrastructure, security and storage solutions, virtualization, business continuity, portals and collaboration strategy to hundreds of corporate and government businesses in the Pacific Northwest. A business built on ethics and personal touch, BlackPoint is steadfastly committed to giving back to its clients and its community.
About WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WatchGuard® Technologies, Inc. is a global leader of integrated, multi-function business security solutions that intelligently combine industry standard hardware, Best-of-Breed security features, and policy-based management tools. WatchGuard provides easy-to-use, but enterprise-powerful protection to hundreds of thousands of businesses worldwide. WatchGuard products are backed by WatchGuard LiveSecurity® Service, an innovative support program. WatchGuard is headquartered in Seattle, Wash. with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. To learn more, visit http://www.watchguard.com.