The star nearest Earth is of course the Sun, although you probably know it as our G2 yellow dwarf. The Sun, actually isn’t the most common type of star in our galaxy, but what is becoming a common occurrence around Barracuda however, is receiving five stars at a time for our Partner Program. In fact, 2016 marks the fourth consecutive year that Barracuda has been recognized by CRN® with a 5-Star rating for its partner program.
As a global leader in security and storage IT solutions, Barracuda is committed to helping you meet customer needs by delivering a powerful, easy-to-use and affordable product portfolio designed to simplify the lives of IT professionals. The Barracuda Reseller Program has been rated by CRN as 5-Star, and encompasses a number of rich program offerings, benefits and services to help our partners enhance their businesses. We're always looking to grow with channel partners committed to providing customers with world-class products, service and support.
Interested in learning more? Check out Partnering for Success with Barracuda. (pdf)
If you are interested in becoming a Barracuda Partner, visit our corporate partner site to learn more and apply online.
It’s that time of year when CRN releases its list of Channel Chiefs to recognize folks for their achievements and dedication to the channel community. This year however, feels a little sweeter as Michael Hughes, Barracuda’s long-standing Channel Chief and SVP of Worldwide Sales has been named one of “The 50 Most Influential Chiefs” by CRN.
Millions of people will be migrating to Office 365 in the next few months. Microsoft's recent quarterly earnings report showed that they brought 3 million new customers to Office 365, growing their revenue by 70%.
What's the appeal? There are as many benefits of Office 365 as there are companies that use it. Some adopt it for the cost savings in hardware, software, and maintenance. Some are looking for the deeper integrations with Yammer, Skype, OneDrive, and other Office applications. Some just want the consistent user interface. The list goes on and on.
If you haven't used Barracuda University in the last few weeks, now is a good time to check in.
Barracuda University is a training resource for customers and channel resellers using and selling Barracuda appliances.
Registration is free, and reseller partners can use Partner Portal login credentials to sign in. Customers will need to create an account, and should be sure to include the default domain and serial number of their Barracuda product. This information gives the customer full access to the portal.
In this webinar, Michael Osterman and Danny Milrad take you through some of the challenges and best practices surrounding a migration to Office 365. Michael is the founder of Osterman Research, whose primary practice areas include archiving, security, encryption, and content management. Michael takes you through some information on cloud email, on-premises v cloud Exchange, and hybrid deployments.
Danny is the Director of Storage Product Marketing for Barracuda. He discusses how Barracuda solutions simplify and complement Office 365 deployments.
The Barracuda Partner Program is no stranger to industry recognition. The program has a record of being highly-rated, and our recent refresh of the program has been praised by analysts and channel partners alike. The Channel Company's CRN is one of many organizations that has covered the Barracuda Partner Program for years, and they have recently released a handful of industry recognitions that make us proud.
We recently attended the RSA Conference, where CRN caught up with Michael Hughes, SVP of Worldwide Sales. Here's a video of that interview.