FireEye Receives 5-Star Rating in the 2020 CRN® Partner Program Guide

FireEye Affinity partner program recognized for its profitability and streamlined enablement

MILPITAS, Calif, March 30, 2020 – FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the intelligence-led security company, today announced that it has received a 5-Star rating from CRN ®, a brand of The Channel Company, in its 2020 Partner Program Guide. This annual guide is the definitive listing of the most rewarding partner programs from technology companies that provide products and services through the IT channel. The 5-Star rating is awarded to an elite group of companies that offer solution providers the best of the best in their partner programs. This is the third consecutive annual 5-star rating for FireEye.

The Channel Company’s research team analyzed each vendor’s partner program to determine the 2020 5-Star ratings. Each was scored based on several factors, including investments in program offerings, partner profitability, partner training, education and support, marketing programs and resources, sales support, and communication. Based on that assessment, the Channel Company’s research team determined that the FireEye Affinity partner program stands among the elite technology partner programs in the IT channel, providing maximum value and support for solution providers.

The FireEye Affinity partner program is designed to help the channel market sell, deliver and service end-to-end cyber security solutions built around a unique combination of FireEye technology platforms, cyber-intelligence and services. Through ongoing training and support, customers jointly served by FireEye and partners can gain access to a high level of security expertise and technical products. The program helps partners develop a stronger security offering through value-added security services, frontline insights into complex challenges and effective security platforms.  

“The cyber threat landscape is as challenging as ever, so it’s crucial that we work together with our partners to ensure that customers have strong defenses in place,” said Chris Carter, Vice President of Channels, Americas at FireEye. “We’re delighted that CRN has recognized the many benefits that have been introduced to our Affinity program over the last year. This includes streamlined enablement so that our partners can start selling FireEye products quicker than ever before and a range of new rebates. Add to this our evolving portfolio of innovative products and you have a proposition that works really well for partners looking to stand out in the competitive cyber security market.”

“With the speed and complexity of technology today, solution providers need partners that can keep pace and support their growing business,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “CRN’s Partner Program Guide features insight into the strengths and benefits of each company’s program to identify those that truly support and drive positive change within the IT channel.”

To learn more about the FireEye Affinity partner program, visit

The 2020 Partner Program Guide will be featured in the April issue of CRN® and online at

About FireEye, Inc.

FireEye is the intelligence-led security company. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies, nation-state grade threat intelligence, and world-renowned Mandiant® consulting. With this approach, FireEye eliminates the complexity and burden of cyber security for organizations struggling to prepare for, prevent, and respond to cyber attacks. FireEye has over 8,800 customers across 103 countries, including more than 50 percent of the Forbes Global 2000.

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