Cyber-security company Forcepoint today announced its channel partner award 2018 winners, presented during the APAC Channel Partner conference in Taipei, Taiwan.
# APAC Distributor of the Year: Inflow Technologies (India)
# Top Cloud Distributor: TECH DATA (Australia)
# Top Data Distributor: Data World (Hong Kong)
# Rookie Distributor of the Year: Netpoleon (Thailand)
# Platinum Partner of the Year: Hitachi Systems (India)
# Platinum Partner of the Year (Cloud): IBM (Australia)
# Platinum Partner of the Year (Data): ACPL Systems (India)
# Gold partner of the Year: Radmik (Malaysia)
# Rookie Partner of the Year (Cloud): Equate Technologies (Australia)
# Rookie Partner of the Year (Data): Answer Co. Ltd (Korea)
George Chang, vice president of APAC at Forcepoint, said: “With traditional approaches no longer working, and breaches getting bigger and causing more damage and disruptions, the industry needs to move towards Risk-adaptive Protection to meet today’s security threats.”
Forcepoint also announced the appointment of Alex Lim as senior director of channel and alliances for Asia Pacific and Japan.
Alex Lim, working with Tom Flink, vice president of global channel sales at Forcepoint, will lead the APAC channel team in expanding business opportunities via channel partners, service providers, system integrators and distributors.
Previously, Alex Lim led and grew business for Forcepoint’s Southeast Asia region for more than 10 years helping enterprise customers protect their users and data while enabling partners to adopt the Human Point system of cyber-security capabilities.
Forcepoint has added many partners to its channel program including Sify in India, Zillione Limited in Sri Lanka, Quann Asia Pacific in Singapore, and Avantgarde Technologies and Equate Technologies in Australia.