Bitglass, the Total Cloud Security company, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Jon Peppler, Bitglass’ vice president of worldwide channels, to its 2021 list of Channel Chiefs. The prestigious CRN® Channel Chiefs list, released annually, recognizes leading IT channel vendor executives who continually demonstrate outstanding leadership, influence, innovation, and growth.
“It is an honor to be recognized by CRN and share this award with the entire Bitglass team,” said Peppler. “We have entered a period where traditional security and infrastructure are changing rapidly. Helping customers sort through the noise of non-integrated products is critical, and I, along with the rest of the team, look forward to continuing to offer security consultation that keeps customers safe while spending wisely.”
Bitglass’ solution is built to automatically adapt to evolving security requirements, whether they involve bring your own device (BYOD) initiatives, the remote workforce, or protection against zero-day malware and data leakage. This makes it a perfect fit for the unique technology and security challenges brought about by COVID-19. Bitglass’ platform protects data and defends against threats for any interaction by integrating its core secure access service edge (SASE) offerings to enforce a consistent set of policies configured on a single dashboard. Channel partners have relied heavily on this offering to help solve their customers’ unique pain points this year.
“Jon Peppler is a leader adept at developing channels and distribution networks to maximize our global reach,” said Nat Kausik, CEO, Bitglass. “Under his leadership, our channel program has grown into an ecosystem of deep relationships worldwide.”
The 2021 Channel Chiefs are prominent leaders who have influenced the IT channel with cutting-edge strategies, programs, and partnerships. All honorees are selected by CRN’s editorial staff based on their dedication, industry prestige, and exceptional accomplishments as channel advocates.
“CRN’s 2021 Channel Chiefs list includes the industry’s biggest channel evangelists, a group of individuals who work tirelessly on behalf of their partners and drive growth through the development of strong partner programs and innovative business strategies that help bring business-critical solutions to market,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “The Channel Company is proud to recognize these channel influencers and looks forward to following their continued success.”
CRN’s 2021 Channel Chiefs list will be featured in the February 2021 issue of CRN® Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/ChannelChiefs.
Bitglass’ Total Cloud Security Platform is the only secure access service edge offering that combines a Gartner-MQ-Leading cloud access security broker, the world’s only on-device secure web gateway, and zero trust network access to secure any interaction. Its Polyscale Architecture boasts an industry-leading uptime of 99.99% and delivers unrivaled performance and real-time scalability to any location in the world. Based in Silicon Valley with offices worldwide, the company is backed by Tier 1 investors and was founded in 2013 by a team of industry veterans with a proven track record of innovation and execution.
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