WatchGuard to Empower its Channel Partners

Extensive partner trainings are planned by WatchGuard across major cities of India to help its channel partners stay ahead of competition

NEW DELHI, India- November 7, 2014 – WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in multi-function firewalls, continues to empower its channel partners about the technology shift in the security space.

As part of its overall partner strategy, WatchGuard has scheduled detailed hands-on training for its channels across 4 cities of India. The trainings will take place in Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Chennai and Delhi over the next couple of weeks.

The 2-days training program in each city will focus on WatchGuard XTM range of network security solutions. Expert trainer Max Maizenberg based out of company’s headquarter in US will be travelling to conduct this special training.

Elaborating on the importance on training for channels, Mr Scott Robertson, Vice PresidentAPAC at WatchGuard said, “WatchGuard is a 100% channel driven company. We invest heavily in channel focused activities every quarter and partner enablement through series of webinars, hands-on trainings is a continuous drive.”

The training program has been divided into two parts: XTM Essentials and XTM Advanced Training. The partners who have undergone the basic certification will be trained and graduated on the newer technologies under XTM Advanced Training. The key modules to be covered during these sessions will include Link Aggregation, Multi-WAN, FireCluster, Traffic Management, VPNs, VLANs, WSM Demo and access points.

The 4-city training program, 2-days each, is part of this drive where selective WatchGuard Secure Partners (WSPs) will get trained by our expert Trainer from US, as per Mr Robertson.

WatchGuard has recently won many prestigious awards across the globe. The new products and features – WatchGuard Dimension, APT Blocker has also gained great market acceptance and the company has won awards in these new technologies. The multi-city trainings will help our partners to refresh their learning and they would also know more about the new best practices, as per Mr Robertson.

We will continue our drive of training our partners on our latest solutions so that they can leverage the same to serve their customers better and stay ahead of the competition“, added Mr Robertson of WatchGuard.

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 About WatchGuard Technologies

WatchGuard® Technologies, Inc. is a global leader of business security solutions that intelligently combine industry standard hardware, Best-in-Class security features, and policy-based management tools. WatchGuard provides easy-to-use but enterprise-powerful protection to hundreds of thousands of businesses worldwide. The WatchGuard family of Smart Firewalls provides smart security through seamless integration of multiple security services; smart management by providing a single console for deploying and maintaining services; and smart unified threat management performance to ensure that customers of all sizes can securely operate at the pace of business.

WatchGuard products are backed by WatchGuardLiveSecurity® Service, an innovative support program. WatchGuard is headquartered in Seattle, Wash. with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. To learn more, visit


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