Check Point 4 Star Elite Partner

Friday 15th July 2016

Bytes is delighted to be one of just two partners promoted to Check Point '4 Stars Elite' Reseller status as Check Point complete a major revamp of their partner programme.

Bytes Security Partnerships strengths in providing excellent technical support to Check Point products and in bringing new business to Check Point across a wide spectrum of its products secures it a spot in the highest echelon of Check Points partners

The Bytes team are delighted to be awarded this highest level of accreditation, achieved by just 2 resellers within the UK partner community in Check Point's newly unveiled partner programme. As well as sales performance, the invitation only 4 Stars Elite accreditation indicates the investment Bytes Security Partnerships have made in developing superior skills and experience in consulting, integration, installation, training, licensing and technical support around Check Point technologies.

This accreditation will enable Bytes to offer even more value to their customers via a closer link with the Check Point engineering team, preferred TAC access and a dedicated Elite Desk for account management.

Just one other partner in the UK has been invited to share this accreditation, and it is a reflection of the growth and success achieved by Bytes Security Partnerships over the past period, growing their revenue by 20% year on year in 2014 to £14.1 million.

John Gilbertson, Managing Director of Bytes Security Partnerships, accredits their Check Point success to the depth of dedicated Check Point knowledge and expertise within the BSP team.

"Being chosen as just one of 2 Elite partners shows both the strength of alignment between our account management team and Check Point andhow the Bytes relationship with Check Point has since our previous Platinum accreditation. A key reason we gained this accreditation is that we are both winning new and retaining existing customers for Check Point based on the quality of service they receive. Bytes account management team is leading the way in tailoring Check Point solutions to customers needs and educating customers on how to gain the most value from their Check Point estate. This promotion is evidence of the value we provide to customers as well as Check Point."

David Rawle, Technical and Managing Director of Bytes Security Partnerships added:

"Bytes technical team's relationship with Check Point is a true partnership. This award is a real proof point of that. This exclusive status reflects that our strong accredited consulting and skilledsupport consultants act as an value adding extension of Check Point's own technical resource, resolving customers issues inhouse quickly without the need for escalation (saving time and complexity), and delivering first class installation, training and knowledge transfer for customers (ensuring real value from Check Point). The increased alignment as part of this promotion will further strengthen our ability to deliver optimum Check Point solutions."

Moving forward Bytes plan to continue their Check Point growth this year by focusing on introducing customers and companies to the vendor's newer technologies, such as its new appliances, threat emulation, threat prevention, endpoint, cloud and next generation firewall. Solutions which allow customers to futureproof their infrastructure and meet modern threats in 2015.

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