|[November 26, 2012]
TierPoint Awarded Fortinet 2012 VIP Partner of the Year for North America
LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. --(Business Wire)--
TierPoint, the premier carrier-class and carrier-neutral Data Center
services provider in the Inland Northwest, received the Fortinet (News - Alert) 2012
VIP Partner of the Year for North America award on November 8th at the
Fortinet Global Partner Conference in Key West, FL. The awards
recognized the outstanding achievements drawn from the Fortinet's
distributors and resellers around the world. This year's conference
attendance was Fortinet's largest, encompassing more than 1,000
distributors and platinum, silver and gold resellers from 70 countries.
TierPoint is a Fortinet Platinum Partner and has established a growing
presence in the education, retail, medical, and enterprise markets as a
leader in managed security services, in addition to traditional data
center and cloud services.
"The Fortinet relationship began in 2005 and has grown into an important
part of our business strategy," stated Scott Fuhriman, VP of Sales and
Product Development. "In fact, we leverage the Fortinet solutions and
our expertise to also include robust IT security protection as a key
component of our cloud services. This award is a testament to the hard
work that our teams have put into selling and supporting our customers
with Fortinet products," added Fuhriman.
"As attacks against corporate data resources become increasingly
pervasive, TierPoint has risen to the occasion, becoming a clear line of
defense in securing their customers," said Kendra Krause (News - Alert), Vice
President, Channel Sales and Operations for Fortinet, "These awards
recognize the partners that stand as a model to Fortinet's overall
channel base. And we congratulate TierPoint for its achievement."
TierPoint currently employs five Fortinet Certified Network Security
Professionals (FCNSP), Fortinet's highest level of certification, who
are available 24/7 to support TierPoint's installed managed security
services customer base. For more information on how TierPoint can help
secure your network, please contact us or visit our website at http://www.tierpoint.com/solutions/managed-services/.
TierPoint has rapidly become the premier carrier-class and
carrier-neutral Data Center services provider in the Inland Northwest.
TierPoint empowers businesses with mission critical availability,
security and reliability by offering a complete suite of best in class
Data Center Services, including Cloud Computing, Colocation, Internet
Bandwidth and Network Connectivity, Hosting, Managed Security, and Data
Backup and Restoration Services to customers throughout the region -
allowing customers to leverage TierPoint's infrastructure to optimize
their business objectives. The TierPoint team holds several industry and
vendor certifications from companies such as Cisco, Dell, VMWare,
Microsoft (News - Alert), Fortinet, Aruba, eIQ Networks and organizations such as ISC2,
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