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Forcepoint Expands Global Partner Program with Two New initiatives

Cybersecurity firm Forcepoint has announced the expansion of its global partner program with two new initiatives to empower partners to deliver world-class services and security solutions to Forcepoint customers around the globe.

To help businesses better protect their networks and secure sensitive data from an increasing range of cyber threats, the company has created two new partner programs that will bring together a host of strategic partners that can help its customers enhance their security programs and ensure they are capable of dealing with emerging threats and today’s highly sophisticated threat landscape.

The first new partner program is Forcepoint GSI Platinum, which offers higher levels of accreditation for global systems integrator firms. The new program includes a bespoke training package, prioritized opportunities, and an integrated suite of market-leading products, ensuring fast time-to-value for customers.

Additional benefits include dedicated sales and marketing support around the globe, single-program guidelines for global execution, Technical Center of Excellence support, and the joint go-to-market initiative globally with executive support.

Initially the program is only open to a select group of partners that meet elevated certification requirements and revenue achievements, although the program will be expanded in 2020.

The second program is the Forcepoint Accredited Services Partners (ASP) program. This option deepens participation in the Forcepoint services ecosystem. Participating service partners can become strategic consultants through advanced certification and training processes, which will open up new sales opportunities and greatly enhance growth potential. ASP participants will also have direct access to the Forcepoint Services Community which, along with access to in-region product support specialists, will provide partners with enhanced levels of support.

“Forcepoint’s new initiatives were developed with a focus on creating a frictionless channel comprised of a world-class network of highly enabled partners,” said Oni Chakravartti, Global Vice President of Channel Sales, Forcepoint. “Close alignment between partner and vendor is key, and we aim to remove barriers for a seamlessly integrated partner network. It is via this network we will help our customers take advantage of the growth opportunities presented by digital transformation.”

Author: Steve Alder is the editor-in-chief of HIPAA Journal. Steve is responsible for editorial policy regarding the topics covered on HIPAA Journal. He is a specialist on healthcare industry legal and regulatory affairs, and has several years of experience writing about HIPAA and other related legal topics. Steve has developed a deep understanding of regulatory issues surrounding the use of information technology in the healthcare industry and has written hundreds of articles on HIPAA-related topics.