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Ted Plumis, Vice President of Worldwide Channels of Imperva Recognized as one of CRN’s 2014 Channel Chiefs

Companies mentioned in this article: Imperva, Inc.

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Imperva, Inc. (NYSE: IMPV), pioneering the third pillar of enterprise security with a new layer of protection designed specifically for physical and virtual data centers, announced today that Ted Plumis, Vice President of Worldwide Channels at Imperva, has been named one of CRN’s 2014 Channel Chiefs. This prestigious list of the most powerful leaders in the IT channel recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT Industry.

CRN Channel Chiefs were selected by the CRN editorial team based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven revenue, and public support for the importance of IT channel sales.

Last year, Plumis oversaw strong growth for Imperva’s channel program. Some of the highlights include:

  • Imperva’s network of worldwide channel partners launched new service offerings built on the company’s comprehensive data center security platform. Partners expanded into exciting new markets and verticals leveraging the strength of SecureSphere 10.0 and the Incapsula application-aware global Cloud Delivery Network (CDN).
  • Imperva supported partners with a new channel communications program that provides actionable information based on roles and an updated partner portal, plus new education offerings and presales support.
  • Additionally, Imperva launched a new channel measurement tool that better reflects the overall impact that channel partners and channel managers are having. This allows the company to more quickly identify opportunities for new programs or partnerships.
  • Finally, Imperva was once again named to CRN's 2013 Partner Program Guide, and awarded a 5-Star Partner rating.

“We are pleased to highlight the many executives throughout the industry who work tirelessly to advance the standing of the channel community within their organizations. The CRN Channel Chief honorees lead, inspire and engage peers and serve as valuable advocates to help ensure the health and longevity of the channel within the IT industry. We applaud their efforts and look forward to their continued success,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company.

"I’m honored to be recognized as a CRN Channel Chief and would like to thank our channel partners who make the Imperva PartnerSphere Program possible,” said Ted Plumis, Vice President of Worldwide Channels at Imperva. “There is growing demand for data center security solutions that protect high value applications and data assets in physical and virtual data centers. Our diverse channel eco-system of resellers, system integrators, and cloud and managed service providers ensure that we can meet this demand.”

The 2014 Channel Chiefs list is featured in the February/March issue of CRN, and online at www.CRN.com.

About Imperva

Imperva, pioneering the third pillar of enterprise security, fills the gaps in endpoint and network security by directly protecting high-value applications and data assets in physical and virtual data centers. With an integrated security platform built specifically for modern threats, Imperva data center security provides the visibility and control needed to neutralize attack, theft, and fraud from inside and outside the organization, mitigate risk, and streamline compliance. Over 3,000 customers in more than 75 countries rely on our SecureSphere® platform to safeguard their business. Imperva is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California. Learn more: www.imperva.com, our blog, on Twitter.

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.

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