Channel Scoop: June 8, 2018

Roxanne Edwards


Sit back, relax and enjoy this week’s Channel Scoop.

New Palo Alto Networks CEO: CEO Nikesh Arora, and vice chairman of the board, Mark McLaughlin, spoke with Jim Cramer of CNBC’s Mad Money about the importance of the platform in securing our digital way of life, and how the future of cybersecurity will rely on software, cloud technologies and machine learning to generate predictive and proactive answers to some of security’s biggest challenges. Read more.

New Worldwide Channels Leadership: After five years of dedicated service with Palo Alto Networks, Ron Myers retires and will be spending more time with his family. After having done an outstanding job implementing a sound channels strategy in the Americas, Karl Soderlund takes over the reins as Senior Vice President Worldwide Channels. Read more.

Traps Deal Boost: Get the word out! For any net new, partner-initiated opportunity that gets deal registered and closed between March 1, 2018 and July 31, 2018, Traps Specialized partners get a 15% discount increase. View details.

NextWave Partner Huddle – June 21:  With all the changes across Palo Alto Networks, you won’t want to miss the upcoming webinar with special guest speakers. You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and get answers directly from Channel executives. Register today.

Don’t Miss These Insight Webinars: Several key sessions are on the horizon. Make sure you and your partners stay up to date on the latest developments. Register today for Application Framework, Securing Cloud Environments with Arista, Protecting Data with Thales nShield Connect HSM and more.

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