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Campbell, CA, United States, 2013/03/27 - Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of security and storage solutions, announced it has been recognized with a five-star rating in CRN's 2013 Partner Program Guide for its world-class partner program - BarracudaNetworks.com. NYSE: CUDA
The 5-Star Partner Program rating recognizes an elite subset of Partner Program Guide vendors who give solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs.
"Barracuda is 100 percent committed to our channel, and that includes making sure our partners have the tools, solutions and resources they need to be successful," said Michael Hughes, senior vice president, worldwide sales at Barracuda Networks. "Leads, marketing, product training, consistent margins and profitable renewals are just a few of the program features, and the CRN 5-Star Partner Program is evident of our commitment to helping those partners be successful."
Highlights of Barracuda's Partner Program include:
• Aggressive Lead Generation - Barracuda generates leads, initiates sales and turns those leads over to its partners.
• Deal Registration -Designed for larger deals and ensures that when a channel partner registers a deal through the simple online registration process, they won't lose the deal to another partner.
• In-Depth Education and Training - Partners can engage in a multitude of product and sales training programs either in-person, through live seminars and webinars or by enrolling in Barracuda University
• Co-op Marketing Programs - Partners may qualify for the co-op marketing program whereby Barracuda Networks will fund up to 50 percent of the total cost of a marketing program.
"Being a Barracuda partner makes it easy for us to provide our customers with affordable and intuitive security and storage solutions," said Shaun Steel, president of VLCM. "We feel confident recommending Barracuda to our customers because of the great support that comes with each Barracuda solution, and as a partner they provide us with the necessary tools like technical training, marketing support, and a great renewal program to help us meet our business goals."
To read CRN's five-star Partner Program rating of Barracuda, please visit crn.com/.
The 2013 Partner Program Guide will be featured on CRN.com and the 5-Star Partners listing will be highlighted in the March 2013 issue of CRN.
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About Barracuda Networks, Inc.
Protecting users, applications, and data for more than 150,000 organizations worldwide, Barracuda Networks (barracuda.com) has developed a global reputation as the go-to leader for powerful, easy-to-use, affordable IT solutions. The company's proven customer-centric business model focuses on delivering high-value, subscription-based IT solutions for security and storage.