Sick of Symantec? Alternative Security Vendors for SMBs

  • By

    Jessica Davis

    | Posted 2008-07-18

Alternative Security Vendors for SMBs: Sophos

  • Sophos Endpoint Security & Control
  • Sophos NAC Advanced
  • Sophos Email Security & Control
  • Sophos Web Security & Control

Percentage of sales through the channel: 100%

Sophos has 750 partners and offers a two-tier, variable-margin program that rewards the level of partner engagement in each opportunity. Also offers a lead distribution system and invests in demand generation through co-op funding and co-branded marketing materials, plus access to Sophos' marketing staff. Also offers partner training and certification programs.

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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