(Marketwire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/20/13 --
Kerio Technologies announced today that Mirek Kren has been named one of UBM Tech Channel's CRN 2013 Channel Chiefs for the fifth consecutive year. This prestigious list of the most influential and powerful leaders in the IT channel recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing and defending the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT Industry.
Long known as a provider of on-premise messaging and IT security software solutions, Kerio has transformed into a channel-friendly cloud vendor. In late 2012, Kerio began offering its award-winning messaging (email) server, Kerio Connect, as a cloud service -- exclusively available through its partner channel. This year, Kerio is on a mission to end the era of email as the default collaboration and file sharing business tool with Samepage.io, its new cloud-based social collaboration platform leading this mission. Kerio is working hard to deliver both a new partner affiliate program, where its partners will earn commissions for Samepage referrals, and a traditional reseller program, both expected to be available by mid-year.
The Kerio Partner Program is designed for IT resellers, consultants and MSPs that are dedicated to selling and supporting smart and simple solutions. The program offers comprehensive benefits such as on-line and in-person training programs, complimentary NFR licenses, no-cost certifications, and priority technical support. In addition, Kerio's secure partner portal offers on-line orders, license and renewal management tools, an assortment of sales and marketing tools and other online resources.
For over ten years, 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.
"The 2013 Channel Chiefs list recognizes vendor executives dedicated to driving channel programs in the IT marketplace," said Kelley Damore, Senior Vice President, Editorial Director, CRN. "Our annual Channel Chiefs issue is a must-read for IT solution providers evaluating new vendors or looking to expand solution offerings. These are the people, the products and the programs that any savvy solution provider needs to know. We congratulate this year's Channel Chiefs for their stellar record of business innovation and applaud them for their continued dedication to the partner community."
Selected by CRN's editorial staff, the 2013 Channel Chiefs list is featured in the 2/25/13 issue of CRN Magazine and will be featured online at www.crn.com.
About Kerio Technologies, Inc.Innovating in Internet security since 1997, Kerio Technologies, Inc. provides unified collaboration, communications and security solutions for businesses and organizations worldwide that prefer a simple approach to IT. Kerio is headquartered in San Jose, California, and has offices in New York, Germany, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, Australia, and Russia. Kerio is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, a member of CalConnect, a calendaring and scheduling consortium, and a member of the Mac Developer Program. Kerio has more than 5,000 channel partners who support more than 50,000 customers in more than 108 countries. Technology partners include Sophos, zvelo, VMware, Parallels and Notify Technology Corporation. For more information, please visit www.kerio.com.
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Source: Kerio Technologies