Imperva PartnerSphere Channel Program Awarded 5-Star Rating in CRN’s 2017 Partner Program Guide

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 11, 2017– Imperva, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMPV), committed to protecting business-critical data and applications in the cloud and on-premises, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has given Imperva a 5-Star rating in its 2017 Partner Program Guide.

The Imperva PartnerSphere Program helps more than 500 global channel partners to build a high-growth, profitable and differentiated cyber security business with Imperva products. The program features enhancements designed to better equip partners with the training, resources and support needed to grow their cyber security business. At the core of the Imperva PartnerSphere program is access to the broad portfolio of award-winning Impervacyber security products, which are available in the cloud and on-premises.

“For solution providers, finding the right technology vendors to partner with is crucial to the health of their business, and the vast array of choices can be overwhelming,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “Our annual Partner Program Guide and 5-Star ratings help them narrow the field, identifying the most rewarding partner programs and outlining their strengths and benefits.”

Imperva also announced that Brian J. Feeney, vice president, Channel Sales, and Kirt Jorgenson, senior director, Global Channel and Alliance Marketing, were recognized as 2017 CRN Channel Chiefs. This list represents top leaders in the IT channel who excel at driving growth and revenue in their organizations through channel partners.

Additionally, CRN has named Imperva to its Security 100 list and designated it as one of the 15 Coolest Identity Management and Data Protection Vendors. The list is designed to help CRN readers to find the best partners for their portfolios.

“It’s an honor for Imperva to be recognized for channel leadership,” said Mike Mooney, chief revenue officer at Imperva. “It reflects our commitment to growing our channel and supporting our channel partners with opportunities to expand their businesses and better serve their customers with solutions that protect their critical data and applications.”

The 5-Star Partner Program Guide rating recognizes an elite subset of companies that offer solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs. To determine the ratings, The Channel Company assessed each vendor’s partner program based on investments in program offerings, partner profitability, partner training, education and support, marketing programs and resources, sales support and communication.

The 2017 Partner Program Guide will be featured in the April issue of CRN and online at For more information about Imperva PartnerSphere, visit CRN is a registered trademark of The Channel Company, LLC. All rights reserved.