Agile Networks today announced it has achieved Gold Level status in the Palo Alto Networks NextWave channel program. Agile will make significant investments in training, spares and the ability to provide local direct support to the growing Palo Alto Networks customer base in Ireland.
“We see Palo Alto Networks as a natural and logical extension of our best-of-breed portfolio,” commented Darragh Richardson, Managing Director of Agile. “We have built our reputation in the marketplace by partnering closely with vendors who have a compelling technology edge and a partner-led philosophy. The Palo Alto Networks portfolio has already gained traction in Ireland and this agreement now offers real choice and local expertise to their growing customer base.”
Jo James, Channel Manager Palo Alto Networks presenting Gold Certification to Darragh Richardson, Managing Director Agile Networks
Commenting on the appointment, Mike Langley, Regional Vice President, Western Europe and South Africa, at Palo Alto Networks, said, “As we continue to grow our business in Ireland, it is important to have locally dedicated channel partners. Our priority is to work with partners willing to invest in our next-generation technology and add real value for customers. We are pleased to welcome Agile Networks as our first Gold partner in Ireland and look forward to achieving mutual success”.
“One of the big attractions to us is not just Palo Alto Networks great technology but also their strategic partnerships with other vendors with whom we partner. We are very keen to develop a deeper, best-of-breed approach which also will incorporate next generation security features from Palo Alto Networks,” concluded Richardson.