Sophos Innovation, Product Strength and Channel Leadership Deliver Another Full Sweep of CRN’s 2019 Annual Report Card Awards

Sophos Press Release

Solution Providers Vote Sophos the Best in All Three Security Categories – Network, Endpoint and Data - and All 12 of their Subcategories

Burlington, Mass., Aug. 11, 2019Sophos (LSE: SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security, has once again swept the CRN® Annual Report Card (ARC) awards, due to its innovation, product strength and channel leadership. For six consecutive years, Sophos has been voted the industry’s best in network security. For two years running, the company has been recognized as having the best endpoint security. This year, Sophos was also named the overall winner in data security, which recognizes stellar encryption technology that prevents compromises or unauthorized access.

Sophos additionally ranked highest across all 12 of the security subcategories, including Managed and Cloud Services, based on solution provider satisfaction.

 “Sophos is unrelenting in its commitment to arming channel partners with the industry’s best portfolio of next generation cybersecurity solutions,” said Erin Malone, vice president of sales, North America, Sophos. “We put our partners first in everything we do, and we’re constantly innovating to protect against the most advanced threats. We accept this honor on behalf of our channel partners, who are on the front lines solving real world security challenges.”

The CRN 2019 ARC awards recognize vendors for outstanding channel performance, while also providing the channel community with the solution provider feedback that’s essential for refining vendor product offerings, enhancing support and improving partner communications. Winners are determined from the results of an in-depth, invitation-only survey of more than 3,000 solution providers conducted by The Channel Company’s research team.

"Channel innovation is essential to progressing and advancing new technology, and we're thrilled to be able to recognize these vendors who are exceeding expectations by delivering high-quality offerings to their channel partners," said Bob Skelley, CEO, The Channel Company. "This award represents the true voice of the channel partners that work with these technology companies and as such, companies included should celebrate the impact they are having on their partner community. We are honored to recognize the best of the best with our 2019 ARC award nominations.”

Winners will be featured throughout The Channel Company’s XChange 2019 conference taking place August 11-13 in Denver, CO. Additional coverage of the CRN 2019 ARC results can be viewed online at www.crn.com/arc and will be featured in the October 2019 issue of CRN.

About Sophos

More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Sophos is committed to providing complete security solutions that are simple to deploy, manage, and use that deliver the industry's lowest total cost of ownership. Sophos offers award winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security backed by SophosLabs - a global network of threat intelligence centers.

Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, UK.