Security vendor Sophos took the wraps off its newly revamped channel program, adding financial incentives, training, certifications, two separate tracks and an upgraded partner portal, in effect, mixing new ingredients with what it called the “best elements” of past offerings.
According to Sophos, in crafting the new program it specifically retained components of the channel program of Astaro, the
Astaro, the German company behind the suite of Linux-based network and host-based security applications and devices, has been acquired by Sophos, a UK-based provider of enterprise network and endpoint security solutions. An email to that effect was sent to Astaro’s users and partners today. Excerpts from the email reads: Dear Astaro Customers and Users, In [...]
Gravity is losing its grip on technology, it seems, as vendors flock to provide cloud-based versions of their offerings. Security vendor Sophos is the latest, announcing a cloud-managed security service that provides protection to the endpoint.
I've been running Untangle on the same box for probably over 5 years now. It looks like Untangle isn't going to update itself to version 10, so I might have to do it myself. It's a good excuse to put in faster NICs that I don't really need, anyway.
I've read bits and pieces of Sophos (Astaro) UTM, and some people say its a better system than Untangle as far as networking and reporting.
Security vendor Sophos is having itself quite a year, if you count a 15 percent increase in the company’s partner base, a new MSP program and two new channel chiefs. And, along the way, the vendor has picked up industry recognition and a number of awards for its channel efforts.
Sophos has issued a security notification to channel partners, explaining why the security company took its partner portal offline last week and reset all portal user passwords. The reason: Sophos discovered suspicious activity on April 3, issued an initial alert on April 5, and offered a more comprehensive partner update on April 6.
Sophos Global Channel Chief Steve Hale has decided to exit the endpoint security company, trusted sources told The VAR Guy. The apparent reason: Hale is located on the U.S. west coast, while the core Sophos executive team continues to expand on the U.S. east coast and in Europe. Hale is exiting as Sophos kicks off its new fiscal year.