Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced that Check Point’s President, Amnon Bar-Lev, as a 2012 Channel Chief by Everything Channel’s CRNeditorial staff for the fifth consecutive year. Channel Chiefs were selected based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue, and public support for the importance of IT channel sales in the industry.
Since joining the company in 2005, Bar-Lev has played a critical role in the strategic development and success of Check Point’s business operations, technical services and PureAdvantage Partner Program. The Check Point PureAdvantage partner program was designed to help distributors and partners grow their businesses, many of whom increased their revenues and margins with double-digit growth by offering the industry’s most advanced security solutions – including the introduction of new software blade protections and full line of appliances with tripled performance. With the success of the company’s partner program, Check Point and its partners achieved significant customer growth this past year in specific areas of security, including Web 2.0 application control, intrusion prevention, mobile security and high-performing appliances.
“It’s an honor to be recognized once again as a CRN Channel Chief. As a channel-driven company, this award affirms our commitment to delivering first-class support to customers and partners around the world,” said Amnon Bar-Lev, president at Check Point Software Technologies. “During the past year, we’ve worked closely with our channel partners in shaping a program that enhances business opportunities – leveraging new tools and training services that focus on ensuring the knowledge transfer is both simple and accessible.”
Over the past year, Check Point has continued to expand its partner community, adding over 500 new partners from large enterprises to small and medium sized businesses and achieving 1.25 billion in record revenue during the fiscal year of 2011. For more information about the Check Point PureAdvantage Partner Program and its benefits, please visit /partners/signup.html.