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Check Point President Amnon Bar-Lev Recognized as 2017 CRN® Channel Chief for the Tenth Consecutive Year

San Carlos, CA  —  Mon, 20 Feb 2017

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 2017 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.

“The executives on our 2017 Channel Chiefs list have distinguished themselves by building strong partner programs, developing and executing effective business strategy and helping to advance the channel as a whole,” said Bob Faletra, CEO of 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 achievements and look forward to their successes in the coming year.”

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 2017 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.

“It’s an honor to be recognized again by CRN as a Channel Chief,” said Amnon Bar-Lev, president, Check Point. “The future of cyber security has arrived. We work hand-in-hand with our partners to accelerate the pace of innovation to protect the cloud, mobile devices and provide the best means for advanced threat prevention to our customers worldwide.”

Mr. Bar-Lev pioneered the Check Point Stars Partner Program in 2015 and continues to play a significant role in the strategic growth and success of the company’s channel partner community. As a 100-percent channel organization, Check Point’s extensive range of resources and partner program are built on high integrity and trust, mutual accountability and unwavering commitment to its customers.  Check Point continues to expand the Stars Program and invest in the channel, ensuring partners have the resources they need to maximize differentiation and profitability.

The 2017 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2017 issue of CRN and online at

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About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. ( is the largest network cyber security vendor globally, providing industry-leading solutions and protecting customers from cyberattacks with an unmatched catch rate of malware and other types of threats. Check Point offers a complete security architecture defending enterprises – 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.

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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