Proofpoint Names CDW 2014 Partner of the Year

Technology distributor CDW has been named Proofpoint’s 2014 Partner of the Year.

CDW is one of the largest national solution providers to join the Proofpoint Channel Partner Program.

“Proofpoint is making powerful strides in channel execution with large, strategic channel partners,” said Dee Dee Acquista, senior director of worldwide channels for Proofpoint. “Our CDW partnership has resulted in a strong acceleration in both our mid-market segments and large enterprise business. It is a direct reflection of our mutual commitment to fostering joint success. We look forward to continuing our partnership with CDW in 2015 and beyond.”

The annual Channel Partner of the Year Award recognizes one strategic partner that increases sales through superior account management; invests in sales and technical security resources; and upholds a strong focus on demand generation and market share growth.

“Our partnership with Proofpoint enables us to deliver comprehensive next-generation security and compliance solutions to our customers, and the first year of our relationship has been extraordinarily successful,” said Sadik Al-Abdulla, director of security solutions for CDW. “We recognize the value of Proofpoint’s solutions and are committed to providing our customers with the most effective deployments in the marketplace. We are honored to be recognized as Proofpoint’s Channel Partner of the Year.”