Sick of Symantec? Alternative Security Vendors for SMBs

  • By

    Jessica Davis

    | Posted 2008-07-18

Alternative Security Vendors for SMBs: Paragon

  • Drive Backup 9.0
  • Partition Manager 9.0

Percentage sales that go through the channel: 100 %

Paragon partner program claims 500 partners and offers two tiers, each of which is divided into two different levels. All tiers have access to a dedicated partner hotline and  portal for sales and marketing support. Premium and Elite partners get upfront discounts for deal registrations, and Elite partners get certification training from Paragon engineers.

Jessica Davis covers the channel for eWeek and Channel Insider. Her technology journalism career began well before anyone heard of the World Wide Web and has included stints at Infoworld, Electronic News/EDN, and the Philadelphia Business Journal. Her work has also appeared on CNN and Forbes.com. She has covered hardware, software and networking, as well as the business side of technology. She has won several journalism awards, including a national ASBPE award for best staff-written column, and was named Marketing Computers hardest working tech journalist on their inaugural list of top tech journalists. Jessica can be reached at jessica.davis@ziffdavisenterprise.com

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