CLEARWATER, Fla., Feb. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- VIPRE®, the top-rated endpoint security software, announced today that Barry Beckner, director of worldwide channel sales, was named a 2017 Channel Chief by CRN. The prestigious annual list is comprised of the most influential channel executives who demonstrate a dedication to driving growth and revenue in their organizations. [Tweet This]
Throughout his 20-year technology sales career, Beckner has enabled solution providers to cultivate new business opportunities that deliver a competitive advantage. At VIPRE, Beckner developed and leads the company's channel partner program, helping more than 8,000 partners worldwide capitalize on the unprecedented demand for cybersecurity solutions within the small and medium business (SMB) market.
"Barry has done an exceptional job helping us shape a channel strategy supported by sales enablement programs that allow our partners to accelerate their growth," said Jason Greenwood, chief revenue officer at ThreatTrack, developer of VIPRE. "This recognition from CRN highlights his work in 2016 and gives added emphasis to VIPRE's commitment to growth and innovation via the channel in 2017 and beyond."
"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. Channel Chiefs have demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support for the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.
The 2017 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February 2017 issue of CRN and online at www.crn.com/channelchiefs.
VIPRE is the highest-rated internet security product for home users and businesses. It is powered by the world's most sophisticated security technologies that protect millions of users from today's top online threats, including ransomware, Zero-days and other malware that easily evades traditional antivirus. Backed by cutting-edge artificial intelligence, one of the world's largest threat intelligence clouds and real-time behavior monitoring, VIPRE deploys in minutes to deliver unmatched protection without slowing down PCs. All VIPRE customers receive free U.S.-based technical support. To learn more, visit www.VIPREAntivirus.com and try it free for 30 days.
VIPRE is a product of ThreatTrack Security, Inc., a cybersecurity solutions developer backed by Insight Venture Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners. Learn more at www.ThreatTrack.com.
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