SonicWall has unveiled an enhanced version of its managed security service provider (MSSP) program to provide the licensing models, resources and tools needed to help MSSPs profitably scale and accelerate their managed security services business, leveraging SonicWall’s award-winning technology.
Built on the SonicWall SecureFirst Partner Program, the enhanced three-tiered MSSP program offers benefits such as flexible pricing options, tailored premier technical support access, access to MSSP field sales and technical specialists, increased access to co-marketing funds as well as specialization training and assessments for sales and technical staff.
Specific to the MSSP program tiers — MSSP Protect, MSSP Powered, MSSP Powered Plus — partners will be offered new program benefits including expanded annual and monthly pricing model licenses. aggressive volume-based pricing based on assets under management, priority access to premier support tier 3 engineers, increased access to MDF, including accruals for Powered Plus partners, and support from a global, expanding MSSP strategic account management team.
Participating MSSPs will continue to be required to meet annual revenue requirements, and have an operating NOC or SOC with help desk L1/L2 support capabilities, as well as sales and technical staffing criteria. Authorized MSSPs will need to be established in the SecureFirst program at the Silver level or above.