Barracuda | August 23, 2022
Barracuda, a trusted partner and leading provider of cloud-first security solutions, announced today that it is recognized as an innovator with two prestigious awards for email protection in the 2022 SC Awards and for data protection in the 2022 CRN Annual Report Card (ARC) Awards.
2022 SC Awards
Barracuda Email Protection has been recognized as the winner of the Email Protection category in the 2022 SC Awards. Now in its 25th year, the SC Awards are cybersecurity's most prestigious and competitive program. Winners are recognized for outstanding solutions, organizations, and people driving innovation and success in information security.
Barracuda Email Protection is a comprehensive, easy-to-use solution that delivers API-based inbox defense, phishing protection, incident response, gateway defense, data protection, and compliance capabilities.
"We're thrilled that our solutions were named the best in the Email Protection category this year," said Don MacLennan, SVP of Engineering and Product Management, Email Protection, at Barracuda. "This win recognizes the value of our solutions, including our advanced ML capabilities, which enable our customers to fully automate detection and remediation. At Barracuda, it's our mission to deliver innovative security products that are easy to by, deploy, and use, and we see this award as a sign we are delivering on that."
The 2022 SC Awards received a record 800 entries across 38 categories — a 21% increase over 2021. Entries for the SC Awards were judged by a panel of industry leaders, from sectors including healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, consulting, and education, among others.
2022 CRN Annual Report Card
Barracuda was named the overall winner in the Data Protection Software category of CRN's 2022 Annual Report Card award. This award honors the industry's top technology vendors for success in providing high levels of satisfaction for channel partners through innovative products, services, and partner programs. Barracuda not only earned the highest score overall in the category, but also swept the four subcategories: Product Innovation, Support, Partnership, Managed & Cloud Services.
With 37 years of history, CRN's ARC Awards recognize best-in-class vendors that are devoted to boosting IT channel growth through innovation in technology and partner strategy. Through the ARC Awards — known as one of the most prestigious honors in the IT industry — solution providers offer key feedback that commends technology manufacturers for designing channel-friendly product offerings, developing strong partner programs, and building long-term successful relationships with solution providers.
This win recognizes both Barracuda Cloud-to-Cloud Backup and Barracuda Backup. Barracuda Cloud-to-Cloud Backup provides easy-to-use, cloud-native backup for Microsoft 365 data. Barracuda Backup combines storage, software, and inline deduplication, to ensure data is protected against loss no matter what happens.
"We're honored by this recognition, and it is especially meaningful because it is based on input from channel partners," said Bill Fitzgerald, VP, Channel Sales, Americas
"We're honored by this recognition, and it is especially meaningful because it is based on input from channel partners," said Bill Fitzgerald, VP, Channel Sales, Americas. "I'd like to express my sincere thanks to all channel partners that participated in the CRN survey."
The ARC Awards are based on an invitation-only research survey conducted by The Channel Company. Responses from 3,000 solution providers across North America were evaluated in this year's survey, rating 82 vendor partners across four criteria: product innovation, support, partnership, and managed cloud services. Scores were awarded in 25 major product categories in technology areas that are critical to channel partner success.
At Barracuda we strive to make the world a safer place. We believe every business deserves access to cloud-first, enterprise-grade security solutions that are easy to buy, deploy, and use. We protect email, networks, data, and applications with innovative solutions that grow and adapt with our customers' journey. More than 200,000 organizations worldwide trust Barracuda to protect them — in ways they may not even know they are at risk — so they can focus on taking their business to the next level. For more information, visit barracuda.com.
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Scality | July 04, 2022
Scality’s channel executives announced that they revamped the company’s partner program with incentives, training enablement, additional support and renewed focus.
As market trends indicate increased demand for multi-cloud and hybrid data flow strategies, these additions will position partners for accelerated growth.
Scality is updating its partner program to better support partners, including new sales and product enablement paths, deal protection, and a partner portal. The program is designed to foster growth by providing new Scality Select Partners with everything they need to build their practice and pipeline with Scality. Right away, resources such as co-brandable campaign kits, market development funds, and joint business planning are available. Additional benefits, such as higher margin protection, rebates, and incentives, will be made available as the partnership grows, and partners will have the opportunity to be promoted to Scality Elite or Global Elite Partners. Partners will also be able to earn competency badges that highlight their areas of expertise and help them stand out in the ecosystem.
"There has never been a better time to partner with Scality. As we are seeing more and more customers repatriating some cloud-based workloads back on-premises, our partners are in a great position to help them rotate to a hybrid strategy that can optimize their object storage and reduce costs. This, combined with the expanded market opportunity ARTESCA brings to the table and a partner program structure that makes it easier for partners to work with us, will undoubtedly lead to incremental revenue opportunities for our partners."
Melissa Lyons, senior director of channels for Americas, Scality
Frederic Saldes, head of alliances and channel for EMEA, Scality, said: "We've seen great success with the land-and-expand approach at Scality. In fact, 85% of customers expand their footprint with us and half of them do it within 12-18 months of the initial purchase. With our 100% channel strategy, partners are in a great position to capitalize on this expansion revenue and leverage our best-in-class support, training and other enablement to help them do so."
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Remark Holdings, Inc. | July 12, 2022
Remark Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MARK), a diversified global technology company with leading artificial intelligence ("AI") solutions and digital media properties, announced that it has been accepted as a Silver Partner in Genetec's Development Acceleration Program ("DAP"). Remark's Smart Safety Platform ("SSP"), a leading video analytics solution, is now available for Genetec's Security Center customers.
"Genetec is a global market leader in video management software via their flagship product, Security Center. We are pleased to have been accepted as a Silver Integration Partner, a distinction that recognizes the value added by our AI-powered SSP, Our recent customer wins in the arena and transportation segments include our first customers using Genetec's Security Center who, along with the many other potential customers using Security Center, can seamlessly benefit from the full features of our SSP."
-Kai-Shing Tao, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Remark Holdings
The strategic relationship between Remark and Genetec allows current Genetec Security Center users to access the features of Remark's SSP as a seamless plug-in that provides advanced features built on an AIoT architecture, enabling edge computing on AI boxes and servers for both on-premises and cloud deployment scenarios with real-time processing, reduced hardware costs, and reduced storage and bandwidth requirements, thereby leading to greater flexibility and cost efficiency for large-scale deployments.
The SSP plug-in for Security Center: 1) generates real-time alerts for proactive security and safety, such as for intrusions or trespassing, people counting/crowd detection, loitering, unattended bags, anti-social behavior such as vandalism, presence of fire and smoke, and inappropriate vehicular activity with license plate number detection; 2) assists with intelligent forensic investigation by providing for meta-data searches utilizing physical and object recognition attributes to speed up the investigation process; and 3) provides dashboards with actionable insights and reports for daily monitoring and pattern spotting.
About Genetec, Inc.
Genetec Inc. is an innovative technology company with a broad solutions portfolio encompassing security, intelligence, and operations. The company's flagship product, Security Center, is an open-architecture platform that unifies IP-based video surveillance, access control, automatic license plate recognition ("ALPR"), communications, and analytics. Genetec also develops cloud-based solutions and services designed to improve security, and contribute new levels of operational intelligence for governments, enterprises, transport, and the communities in which we live. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Genetec serves its global customers via an extensive network of resellers, integrators, certified channel partners, and consultants in over 80 countries.
About Remark Holdings, Inc.
Remark Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MARK) delivers an integrated suite of AI solutions that enable businesses and organizations to solve problems, reduce risk and deliver positive outcomes. The company's easy-to-install AI products are being rolled out in various applications within the retail, public safety and workplace arenas. The company also owns and operates an e-commerce digital media property focused on a luxury beach lifestyle. The company's corporate headquarters and U.S. operations are based in Las Vegas, Nevada, and it also maintains operations in London, England and Shanghai, China. The operations of the variable interest entities that the company consolidates are headquartered in Chengdu, China with additional operations in Hangzhou. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.remarkholdings.com.