New York – September 6, 2017 – Presidio, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSDO), a leading North American IT solutions provider today announced it received the Palo Alto Networks® Americas Partner of the Year award for 2017. The Americas Partner of the Year award is the top honor for NextWave channel partners in North and South America that exemplify the Palo Alto Networks next-generation security innovator by investing in self-sufficiency, maximizing profitability, optimizing revenue mix, driving larger deals and broadening opportunities
Announced during Palo Alto Networks 2018 Sales Kickoff in Las Vegas, the Global Partner of the Year Award recipients are selected based on proven expertise in Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform.
Presidio has been a partner with Palo Alto Networks since 2012. Throughout the years, we have won multiple “Excellence in Partnership” awards at regional PartnerUp events. Presidio is a Diamond Certified NextWave partner, holding over 160 technical certifications and over 80 sales certifications. We are also Traps (advanced endpoint) and Public Cloud Specialized.
“Presidio is pleased to accept the Palo Alto Networks Partner of the Year Award. Our expanding partnership is helping our customers protect their sensitive data while providing the best security controls in the industry. I’m thrilled to have a partnership with Palo Alto Networks and value their commitment to working with Presidio and our customers,” said Joe Leonard, Chief Information Security Officer, Presidio.
“Our channel partners are a key component of our global sales team. Together we are delivering on a unified mission to help customers prevent successful cyberattacks. We are thrilled to recognize Presidio with this award as it is a reflection of their dedication to becoming a next-generation security innovator,” said Ron Myers, SVP WW Channels, Palo Alto Networks
Presidio (NASDAQ:PSDO) is a leading IT solutions provider assisting clients as they harness technology innovation and simplify IT complexity to digitally transform their businesses and drive return on IT investment. Our digital infrastructure, cloud and security solutions enable our approximately 7,000 middle market, enterprise and government clients to take advantage of new digital revenue streams, omnichannel customer experience models, and the rich data insights generated by those interactions. We deliver this technology expertise through a full life-cycle model of professional, managed, and ongoing support services, including strategy, consulting, design and implementation. Through over 60 US offices and 2,800+ professionals, including 1,600 technical engineers, we are trusted advisors to our clients on a local level while also bringing our national scale and expertise to bear. We had $2.7 billion in annual revenue in fiscal 2016 and are majority owned by funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO).
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