Santa Clara, CA — February 22, 2022 – Gigamon, the leader in cloud visibility and analytics, recently announced its Channel Award winners, all of whom played a pivotal role in driving record growth in 2021. The company took the opportunity to recognize the impressive achievements of select partners and distributors at its recent annual sales kick-off event.

"After pivoting to a channel-first strategy two years ago, the Gigamon channel business has grown significantly—including increasing our channel revenue contribution to over 50 percent this past year," said Larissa Crandall, vice president, worldwide channels and alliances at Gigamon. "This type of success is only made possible by our incredible partners that remain steadfastly committed to providing the best customer service, offerings, and experience in the industry."

Here are the winners and key highlights of the Channel Award winners:

  • Americas Partner of the Year, ePlus inc.: "We are thrilled and appreciate the recognition to be named 'Americas Partner of the Year' by Gigamon," said Lee Waskevich, vice president, security strategy at ePlus. "As a trusted advisor, the ePlus Security practice helps customers put strong security programs in place that include elements of threat visibility and control for both on-prem and cloud environments. Partnering with Gigamon to provide security and networking solutions allows our customers to maximize the value of these tools for the overall benefit of their security posture. We look forward to Elevating our partnership in 2022 as we help customers Go Beyond traditional security models and extend insights into cloud and distributed operations."
  • Partner of the Year - Public Sector, Blackwood Associates, Inc.: "It's hard to believe that we're entering our 19th year of partnership with Gigamon, and in this rapidly evolving industry it's been a blessing to provide a solution that consistently delivers, solidifying Blackwood as a go-to resource for customers in the Public Sector who are looking for comprehensive IT infrastructure visibility," said Sohale Razmjou, vice president, Federal. "It's an honor to be recognized as 'Partner of the Year' and we see this award as a symbol of the strength and commitment to our on-going partnership together."
  • Global Partner of the Year, World Wide Technology: "We are honored and humbled to be named 'Global Partner of the Year' by Gigamon," said Bob Olwig, executive vice president, business development at World Wide Technology. "We have seen tremendous joint growth across all segments of our business into 2021, and our growth in the DoD sector over the past year has been notably incredible. This outstanding partnership greatly amplifies our ability to achieve mission success for our mutual customers. We are confident this great momentum will continue into 2022 and beyond!"
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