Webroot, the first Internet security service company, today announced that Jerry Jalaba, vice president of worldwide channel sales, has been named a 2011 Channel Chief by the Everything Channel’s CRN. Channel Chiefs are leaders in creating effective channel programs for solution providers. They consistently defend, promote and execute effective channel partner programs and strategies.
"Being selected by Everything Channel is an honor,” said Jalaba. “Webroot security services are a major revenue opportunity for the channel, and Webroot is focused on making it as easy as possible for our partners to profit from this rapidly growing market. We look forward to working with our partners through 2011 and beyond to help businesses around the globe secure their networks and protect sensitive data."
For the ninth consecutive year the Channel Chiefs were chosen based by Everything Channel editorial on criteria including policy and program innovations made during the past year, the amount of revenue their company generates through partners, their willingness to speak out publicly on behalf of the channel, and the number of years they have dedicated to channel activities.
"Being named a Channel Chief is one of the most prestigious honors in the IT industry. This year’s Channel Chiefs offers tremendous insight into the who’s who of the Channel,” said Kelley Damore, VP, Editorial Director, Everything Channel. “Top channel executives like Webroot’s Jerry Jalaba consistently ensure that the Channel’s voice is heard when strategic decisions are being made and continually nurture mutually profitable relationships. We applaud the 2011 Channel Chiefs for their successful partner programs and strategies."
Webroot offers a complete suite of security products and services that allow customers to protect networks against malware threats; to manage security and acceptable use policies; to comply with internal, industry and regulatory security and use policies; and to analyze logs, reports, and data to ensure security and compliance. Delivered as a service, the Webroot® Web Security, Email Security and Archiving Services reduce total cost of ownership, keep threats from ever reaching the corporate network and require no additional hardware or software investment.
For additional information on the CRN Channel Chief list, visit www.channelweb.com. The Channel Chief list was published in the February 18, 2011 issue.