Tushar Kothari Recognized as 2018 CRN® Channel Chief

FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Attivo Networks®, the recognized leader in deception technology for cybersecurity defense, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Tushar Kothari, CEO, to its prestigious list of 2018 Channel Chiefs. The executives on this annual list represent top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organization through channel partners.

Channel Chief honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff based on their professional achievements, standing in the industry, dedication to the channel partner community, and strategies for driving future growth and innovation. Each of the 2018 Channel Chiefs has demonstrated loyalty and ongoing support to the IT channel by consistently promoting, defending and executing outstanding channel partner programs.

Tushar brings more than 25 years of experience building market-leading companies and channel strategy. Leveraging his prior successes, Tushar built Attivo Networks upon a strong foundation of successful channel strategies and partnerships.  Since joining Attivo Networks, Tushar has focused on integrating the channel into every aspect of the business to ensure partners are fully supported at both regional and corporate levels. The successful development of the deception marketplace has been made in lockstep with the channel and this collaboration has contributed to Attivo Networks ability to scale quickly and efficiently.

“The executives on CRN’s 2018 Channel Chiefs list stand out for their exceptional leadership, vision and commitment to the channel,” said Robert Faletra, Executive Chairman of The Channel Company. “These individuals deserve special recognition for their development and support of robust partner programs, innovative business strategy and significant contribution to the overall health of a vigorously growing channel. We applaud each Channel Chief’s impressive record of accomplishments and look forward to their future successes.”  

“It is an honor to be recognized by CRN for this prestigious award,” said Tushar Kothari, CEO, Attivo Networks. “Attivo is committed to building mutually successful engagement models with our partners. As a result, last year Attivo achieved revenue growth of more than 300 percent year-over-year, and we have seen many partners mature to the level of being able to create and drive new business. In 2018, we are continuing to build upon our investment in channel enablement to ensure continued mutual success.”

Companies interested in becoming a member of the Attivo Partner Program can register here: https://attivonetworks.com/join-the-attivo-partner-program/

The 2018 CRN Channel Chiefs list, including the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs, is featured online at www.crn.com/channelchiefs and will appear in the February 2018 issue of CRN.
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About Attivo Networks
Attivo Networks® is the leader in deception technology for real-time detection, analysis, and accelerated response to advanced, credential, insider, and ransomware cyber-attacks. The Attivo ThreatDefend™ Deception and Response Platform accurately detects advanced in-network threats and provides scalable continuous threat management for user networks, data centers, cloud, IoT, ICS-SCADA, and POS environments. Attivo Camouflage dynamic deception techniques and decoys set high-interaction traps to efficiently lure attackers into revealing themselves. Advanced attack analysis and lateral movement tracking are auto-correlated for evidence-based alerts, forensic reporting, and automatic blocking and quarantine of attacks.

About The Channel Company
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