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Check Point President Amnon Bar-Lev Recognized as 2016 CRN® Channel Chief for the Ninth Consecutive Year

San Carlos, CA  —  Fri, 12 Feb 2016

Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHKP) announced today CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Check Point President Amnon Bar-Lev to its prestigious list of 2016 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organizations through channel partners.

Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff on the basis of their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community and strategies for driving future growth and innovation. Each of the 2016 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.

Mr. Bar-Lev plays a significant role in the strategic growth and success of the company’s channel partner program. As a 100-percent channel organization, Check Point continually supports the partner community by offering an extensive range of resources to address business needs and enable the company’s broad ecosystem to be a valuable resource for customers. Last year, Check Point launched the Stars Program, a channel acceleration program, ensuring partners have the resources they need to maximize productivity and increase profitability.

“We are honored to present the 2016 lineup of CRN Channel Chiefs, comprised of outstanding executives who move our entire industry forward by cultivating exemplary partner programs and executing cutting-edge business strategy,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. “They represent an extraordinary group of individuals who lead by example and serve as both invaluable advocates and innovators of the IT channel. We applaud their incredible strides and look forward to following their accomplishments in the coming year.”

“Being named to this prestigious list demonstrates Check Point’s ongoing commitment to deliver the best support for our partners. It’s an outstanding honor to once again receive this recognition from CRN,” said Amnon Bar-Lev, president, Check Point. “As a company, Check Point works hand-in-hand with our partners to help customer stay one step ahead of the most sophisticated cyber criminals and zero-day threats, together allowing businesses to innovate and grow.”

The 2016 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2016 issue of CRN and online at

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About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (, 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.

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions forever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.


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