HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OPAQ, the SASE network company, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Tricia Bonora, Vice President of Channels a Top Channel Chief for 2019. The prestigious annual list recognizes the top vendor executives who continually demonstrate exemplary leadership, influence, innovation and growth for the IT channel. This is the third consecutive year she has been named to the CRN Channel Chiefs list.
“For most enterprises, security remains a roadblock for implementing digital transformation projects that are strategic to growing their business and maintaining a competitive advantage,” said Tricia Bonora. “OPAQ has built a security delivery platform integrated with a global software defined network that enables our channel partners to provide customers transparent, high performance protection that can blanket their data centers, remote sites, tele-workers and multi-cloud infrastructures. The OPAQ Cloud helps service providers increase recurring revenue margins, differentiate their business, and service more customers with fewer resources.”
Channel Chief honorees were chosen by the CRN editorial staff for their dedication, industry prestige, and exceptional accomplishments in driving the channel agenda and evangelizing the importance of channel partnerships.
“The IT channel is undergoing constant evolution to meet customer demands and changing business environments,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “CRN’s Channel Chiefs work tirelessly, leading the industry forward through superior partner programs and strategies with a focus on helping solution providers transform and grow. Our team here at The Channel Company congratulates Tricia for her dedication to the channel.”
CRN’s 2020 Channel Chiefs list will be featured in the February 2020 issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/ChannelChiefs.
OPAQ is the premier networking and security cloud company. The OPAQ cloud platform provides a cloud-based secure access service edge (SASE) that protects an organization’s entire distributed network – data centers, branch offices, remote users, and IoT devices across all ports and protocols. OPAQ delivers zero trust security-as-a-service using an infrastructure optimized for security and hyperscale performance. With OPAQ, organizations can implement and enforce consistent zero trust security policies, centrally monitor network and security performance, generate reports, and manage security infrastructure – all through a single cloud console. This enables customers to maintain secure access to systems and data no matter how the network evolves. To learn more, visit www.opaq.com.