CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- BitSight Technologies, the standard in Security Ratings, today announced significant momentum for its Global Channel Partner Program. BitSight now has more than 50 partners across the globe, including value-added resellers, systems integrators, consulting firms and technology alliance partners, who enable customers to understand their security posture, as well as how to incorporate BitSight Security Ratings into their larger security and risk management strategy.
The BitSight Security Rating Platform generates objective, outside-in ratings on companies' security performance. Using evidence of security outcomes from networks around the world, BitSight applies sophisticated algorithms to produce daily security ratings. The Global Channel Partner Program makes it easy for reputable technology vendors to grow new revenue streams and expand their margin by reselling or complementing Security Ratings with additional technology and services.
"In order for Security Ratings to be impartial, BitSight relies on a global network of channel partners to provide remediation services that address issues uncovered through BitSight Security Ratings," said Carla Morss, director of worldwide channel and partner alliances. "A significant portion of our channel is driven by partners that have built professional services around BitSight for preventative vendor risk management, internal forensics and benchmarking, with the aim to improve overall security posture and thus the ratings."
Global Channel Partner Program Highlights
- In Q1 2016 the number of new channel partners increased by 40 percent over all of 2015.
- Carla Morss, Director of Worldwide Channel and Partner Alliances, is recognized as one of CRN's 2016 Women of the Channel.
- The channel generated over one-quarter of revenue in 2015, with BitSight aiming to significantly grow this area in 2016.
- Channel partners are dispersed throughout North America, EMEA and APAC and include Optiv, Satisnet, Singtel and Cadre.
- BitSight has made significant investments to ensure the success of its channel, including the creation of a dedicated worldwide channel and partner alliance team and the appointment of Carla Morss.
For more information about the BitSight Channel Partner Program, visit https://www.bitsighttech.com/bitsight-alliance-partner-program.
Channel Partner Quotes
"BitSight provides an innovative and impactful tool that generates valuable insight and confirmation of security risks that need to be addressed. We are excited to educate clients and enable them to not only see their security posture, but also that of vendors, partners and peers."
-- Sandy Laney, CEO of Cadre
"Satisnet prides itself on establishing high-level partnerships with key industry leaders, and we're excited to build on our new relationship with BitSight. With BitSight's industry-leading Security Ratings platform, our European client-base effortlessly tracks vendor performance, benchmarks against competitors, and has access to the remediation tools that we provide, all under one roof."
-- John McCann, president of Satisnet
"As the leading managed security services provider in the Asia Pacific region, Singtel is pleased to be BitSight's exclusive partner to provide its innovative solutions to enterprises in the region, particularly in Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore. With BitSight's solutions, enterprises benefit from the continuous cyber monitoring and security rating platform without requiring a high resource commitment or intervention. We look forward to deepening our partnership with BitSight and working closely to help enterprises in the region protect their critical information assets."
-- William Woo, managing director, enterprise data and managed services of Singtel
About BitSight Technologies
BitSight Technologies is transforming how companies manage information security risk with objective, verifiable and actionable Security Ratings. Founded in 2011, the company built its Security Rating Platform to continuously analyze vast amounts of external data on security issues and behaviors in order to help organizations manage third party risk, underwrite cyber insurance policies, benchmark performance, conduct M&A due diligence and assess aggregate risk. Seven of the top 10 cyber insurers, 56 Fortune 500 companies, and 3 of the top 5 investment banks rely on BitSight to manage cyber risks. For more information, please visit www.bitsighttech.com, read our blog or follow @BitSight on Twitter.
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