Allan Thompson, EVP, Global Sales and Business Development at RedSeal Networks, Recognized as one of CRN’s 2014 Channel Chiefs
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RedSeal Networks, the leader in network infrastructure security management, announced today that Allan Thompson, EVP, Global Sales and Business Development, has been named one of CRN’s 2014 Channel Chiefs. This prestigious list of the most powerful leaders in the IT channel recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT Industry.
“It is an honor to be recognized as a 2014 Channel Chief, and I am committed to helping our partners strengthen customer relationships, loyalty and satisfaction for a true win-win relationship.”
CRN Channel Chiefs were selected by the CRN editorial team based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue, and public support for the importance of IT channel sales.
Thompson is being recognized for building strategic partnerships to expand RedSeal Networks’ global sales channels and establish a network of RedSeal Networks service providers worldwide. With Thompson’s help, RedSeal Networks closed a $5 million deal with a partner that specifically designed RedSeal Networks into a next-generation security stack, enabled 5 top platinum partners to offer full pre and post services for RedSeal Networks solutions, and co-generated a $15 million pipeline within 90 days with the most lucrative channel SPIFF program to begin RedSeal Networks’ partner enablement kick off. RedSeal Networks has increased its channel partner program by 300 percent, and now has regional and vertical specific partners in North America, EMEA, and APAC.
“We are pleased to highlight the many executives throughout the industry who work tirelessly to advance the standing of the channel community within their organizations. The CRN Channel Chief honorees lead, inspire and engage peers and serve as valuable advocates to help ensure the health and longevity of the channel within the IT industry. We applaud their efforts and look forward to their continued success,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company.
“RedSeal Networks works with channel partners worldwide to deliver innovative network security risk management solutions for cyber attack prevention to our mutual customers,” said Thompson. “It is an honor to be recognized as a 2014 Channel Chief, and I am committed to helping our partners strengthen customer relationships, loyalty and satisfaction for a true win-win relationship.”
The 2014 Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February/March issue of CRN, and online at www.CRN.com.
About RedSeal Networks
Visibility brings control. Control enables prevention. Without visibility into your end-to-end network security architecture, you’re vulnerable to attacks. If you can’t see it, you can’t secure it. RedSeal’s automated intelligence gives you the power to understand your network, identify security gaps and prevent cyber attacks. It lets you prioritize vulnerabilities and fix your most critical security gaps - before hackers can find them. RedSeal Networks, the leading provider of network infrastructure security management, is the only end-to-end solution that provides the network visibility and analytics you need to prevent cyber attacks from the inside out. For more information, visit RedSeal at www.redsealnetworks.com.
About The Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.