NEW YORK CITY, August 10, 2019 – Presidio, a leading North American IT solutions provider, today announced it received the Palo Alto Networks America’s Professional Services Partner of the Year Award for 2019.
Announced during the Palo Alto Networks Sales Kickoff 2020 in Las Vegas, these annual awards are presented to an elite group of NextWave partners that over the past 12 months have excelled in the following areas:
Presidio has been a partner of Palo Alto Networks since 2012. Throughout the years, Presidio has won multiple “Excellence in Partnership” awards at regional PartnerUp events. Last year Presidio was recognized as the 2018 Americas Services Partner of the Year and Americas East Regional Partner of the Year. Presidio is a Diamond Innovator NextWave partner, holding over 160 technical certifications and over 80 sales certifications, also specializing in Traps (advanced endpoint) and Public Cloud security.
“Presidio is pleased to accept the Palo Alto Networks Professional Services Partner of the Year Award. Cybersecurity Ventures predicts there will be 3.5 million cybersecurity job openings by 2021 (Ref). Integrators with the ability to provide the right services in cyber security are absolutely critical to securing their customers,” said Mark Behan, Sales VP National Practices, Presidio. “As a company, we take pride in our engineering led approach and are happy to have that validated by a security bellwether like Palo Alto Networks.”
“We are fully committed to helping our partners secure the enterprise, cloud, and future together,” said Karl Soderlund, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Channel Sales at Palo Alto Networks. “Today’s customers need trusted advisors, our NextWave partners, to successfully navigate the rapidly changing and complex security landscape. We’re proud to recognize Presidio on their America’s Professional Services Partner of the Year Award for delivering valuable business outcomes and helping our mutual customers protect their digital way of life.”
Presidio (NASDAQ:PSDO) is a leading North American IT solutions provider focused on Digital Infrastructure, Cloud and Security solutions to create agile, secure infrastructure platforms for its customers. We deliver this technology expertise through a full life cycle model of professional, managed, and support services including strategy, consulting, implementation and design. By taking the time to deeply understand how our clients define success, we help them harness technology advances, simplify IT complexity and optimize their environments today while enabling future applications, user experiences, and revenue models. As of June 30, 2018, we serve approximately 8,000 middle-market, large, and government organizations across a diverse range of industries. Approximately 2,900 Presidio professionals, including more than 1,600 technical engineers, are based in 60+ offices across the United States in a unique, local delivery model combined with the national scale of a $2.8 billion dollar industry leader. We are passionate about driving results for our clients and delivering the highest quality of service in the industry.