Sophos snaps up cloud-based email security firm Reflexion

Security giant talks up reseller opportunities


Sophos announces IPO

Security vendor set to float on the London Stock Exchange


Sophos acquires Mojave in attempt to strengthen cloud offering

UK firm hoping Mojave security platform will build on cloud success


Palo Alto Networks’ Traps shows volatility in endpoint protection

Palo Alto ventures away from its sweet spot in enterprise security with the launch of Traps, a complementary technology that safeguards endpoints from malware. The new product shows how endpoint security is shifting from traditional antivirus technologies.

Sophos Expands Cloud Security Service

Security vendor Sophos continues the roll out of its cloud service, expanding support to Windows, Mac and mobile devices through a single console. The new cloud capabilities are part of Sophos’s pincer movement to encircle competition with cloud and hardware security solutions.

Sophos Scores in Legal Fight with Fortinet

A federal court judge issued a stay in the employee-poaching suit between Sophos and Fortinet over key channel, sales and engineering staff. However, the court is allowing patent infringement claims between the two security companies to move forward.

Sophos Revamps, Simplifies Partner Program

An increasingly aggressive and ambitious Sophos is taking the wraps of its revamped channel program, which aims to make it easier for partners to sell and support its products. It’s also the beginning of a cultural changes that empowers Sophos partners to operate and sell independently.

Sophos Buys Cyberoam for Hardware Expansion

Already pushing hard to expand its hardware business, security vendor Sophos announces its acquisition of India-based Cyberoam, a maker of unified threat management appliances. The deal makes Sophos a formidable contender in the crowded security software and hardware segment.

Sophos Officially Opens Silicon Valley Office

Security specialist Sophos, which is getting aggressive in its expansions in technology and market reach, officially opened its first Silicon Valley office. The facility will be familiar to many solution providers and customers.

Tech Anti-Poaching Lawsuits Are Common

The Fortinet lawsuit against Sophos for hiring away executives and staff isn’t an uncommon tactic for protecting investments in human and intellectual resources. Here are a few of the more memorable noncompete lawsuits that touched the channel, and many involve one company.


The good, the bad and the ugly - September 2015

Channelnomics examines the good news, bad news and downright ugly news that surrounded the channel in September


Channelnomics story of the month - September 2015

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Size matters: MSPs need to strike the right balance

Too small and you may not be able to stay on top of what's happening in the channel. Too big and you may just lose your edge


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