Passportal Named to ChannelE2E 100

Distinguished List Identifies and Honors
Passportal in Top Disruptors and Innovators

CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA – APRIL 11, 2016 - Passportal has been named to After Nines Inc.’s ChannelE2E 100 (http://www.channelE2E.com/top100), which identifies and honors the top 100 entrepreneurs, startups and exits from across the IT channel.

The ChannelE2E 100 celebrates businesses that achieved major milestones over the past year -- including but not limited to company launches, seed or venture funding, mergers, acquisitions, financial milestones, and channel partner program developments.

ChannelE2E 100 honorees include VARs (value-added resellers), MSPs (managed services providers), cloud services providers (CSPs), IT service providers (ITSPs), independent software vendors (ISVs), distributors, technology companies and other members of the IT channel ecosystem.

“We’re honored to have been named to ChannelE2E’s 2016 Top 100,” said Colin Knox, CEO, Passportal. “It’s been a record setting year for Passportal continuing in our dedication to our partners and driving forward our passion towards the channel. We are lucky to be part of such an innovative community of tech leadership.”

“After Nines Inc. congratulates Passportal on the ChannelE2E 100 honor,” said Amy Katz, CEO of After Nines Inc. “As an entrepreneur myself, I know first hand how exciting and difficult launching a business is; reviewing potential investments; and ultimately selling your business. The After Nines team is on a shared journey with our readers -- and we commend your hard work and commitment to making the IT channel stronger.”

With a 50% staff increase in the last quarter, including a new CFO, Michael Urquhart, Passportal has been growing in strides launching new integrations, enhancements and products from its new office in Calgary, Alberta. With the release of Passportal Lite and recognition through multiple awards and publications, this makes for an exciting future for this cloud-based software solution born from an MSP.

About Passportal

Passportal Inc., simplifies secure password management for IT professionals. The IT security innovator offers channel partners an industrial-strength, fully-managed, cloud-based software solution that automates password protection and makes storing, managing and retrieving passwords quick and easy from virtually any connected device. Available to VARs, MSPs and ISVs worldwide, Passportal promotes compliance with industry regulations and helps protect businesses from data breaches, cyber security threats and network vulnerabilities. Founded in 2011 by successful MSP owner Colin Knox, Passportal is headquartered in Calgary and was recently named one of the “Top Emerging Vendors” in North America by CRN. In 2012, Passportal debuted as one of CRN’s “hottest technologies” for channel partners. For more information, visit www.passportalmsp.com or call 1-888-870-7840.

About After Nines Inc. and ChannelE2E

ChannelE2E, powered by After Nines Inc., tracks every stage of the IT service provider journey — from entrepreneur to exit. Through exclusive blogs, research and crowdsourced databases, our content guides VARs, MSPs, CSPs, ISVs and the broader IT channel through the five stages of business: Startup, growth, sustained performance, pivot and exit. ChannelE2E also tracks the top IT automation tools and technologies that drive partner profitability. For content, research and crowdsourced database information, please contact Content Czar Joe Panettieri (Joe@AfterNines.com). For sponsorship information please contact President and CEO Amy Katz (Amy@AfterNines.com). Visit ChannelE2E daily (www.ChannelE2E.com) and follow us on Twitter (www.twitter.com/ChannelE2E) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/ChannelE2E).

 

Media Contact:

Christina Stewart

Marketing and Communications Manager, Passportal Inc.

Tel: 1-888-870-7840 ext. 110

cstewart@passportalmsp.com

Web: www.passportalmsp.com

 

Passportal Teams up with UK’s Largest Subscription Technology Partner Services Community, Brigantia Partners, to Offer Award-Winning Password & Identity Management Solution Abroad

CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA – APRIL 4, 2016 – IT security innovator Passportal Inc. announced today that its products are available for purchase by UK based MSPs and solution providers through Brigantia, a company that adds value to its partners’ businesses by reducing costs, increasing sales and, over the past twenty years has evolved into the largest subscription partner services community in the UK.

Tweet: @Passportal teams with @Brigantia1996 to offer award winning password & identity management solution for MSPs & solution providers

“The UK market is filled with innovative and forward-thinking SMBs that have created an IT channel of business and security minded tech leaders. This is an exciting opportunity to offer our industry-trusted solution abroad handed through a provider that has made its mark within the UK area,” said Dan Wensley, President, Passportal. “With the tremendous value Brigantia has consistently provided to its UK based MSPs and solution providers, we are honored to offer our award-winning password & identity management software through their catalog of technology solutions.”

“Security in the IT channel has, until now, lacked the MSP focused granularity, functionality, and high-level security found in Passportal’s software. By providing Passportal through Brigantia, we continue our dedication to our partners’ success through reducing costs, increasing sales, and providing military-grade protection for their businesses,” said Iain Shaw, Commercial Director, Brigantia. “Our partners believe in innovation that matters and we’re excited to have a solution that offers password security, identity management, and increased sales through providing a value-added service.”

 

ABOUT BRIGANTIA

Brigantia Partners Limited was a management buyout from Techgate plc in January 2016. Originally founded in 1996, as a sales aid business IT leasing brokerage, over the past twenty years Brigantia has evolved into the largest subscription partner services community in the UK with hundreds of technology channel partners. Brigantia exists to add value to its partners’ businesses either by reducing costs or by increasing sales. Beyond increasing profits, Brigantia aims to add capital value to its partners’ businesses. Brigantia is headquartered in Northern England but also has a London office. For more information, visit www.brigantia.com or call 44-20-3358-0078.

ABOUT PASSPORTAL

Passportal Inc., simplifies secure password management for IT professionals. The IT security innovator offers channel partners an industrial-strength, fully-managed, cloud-based software solution that automates password protection and makes storing, managing and retrieving passwords quick and easy from virtually any connected device. Available to VARs, MSPs and ISVs worldwide, Passportal promotes compliance with industry regulations and helps protect businesses from data breaches, cyber security threats and network vulnerabilities. Founded in 2011 by successful MSP owner Colin Knox, Passportal is headquartered in Calgary and was recently named one of the “Top Emerging Vendors” in North America by CRN. In 2012, Passportal debuted as one of CRN’s “hottest technologies” for channel partners. For more information, visit www.passportalmsp.com or call 888-870-7840.

 

 

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MEDIA CONTACT:

Christina Stewart

Marketing and Communications Manager, Passportal Inc.

Tel: 1-888-870-7840 ext. 110

cstewart@passportalmsp.com

Web: www.passportalmsp.com

 

 

MEDIA CONTACT:

Tom Edwards

Product Manager, Brigantia Partners Limited.

Tel: 44-20-3358-0078

tom.edwards@brigantia.com

Web: www.brigantia.com

 

 

 

Dan Wensley Contributes to ChannelPro Weekly Podcast: Episode #003 - HIPAA... Here Come the Feds!

ChannelPro Weekly Episode #003 is here! It's a jam-packed show this week as Cecilia, Rich, and Matt sit down and discuss everything from Apple news, to AVG, to HIPAA audits (if you have clients in healthcare, this episode is a must listen!). Matt returns from the CompTIA 2016 Annual Members Meeting with a lot to talk about, as well as a thought-provoking interview with CompTIA's Sr. Vice President Nancy Hammervik. Rich also sits down with Dan Wensley of Passportal to discuss the challenges of password management for MSPs. And believe it or not, that's not all! Don't forget to subscribe to ChannelPro Weekly at http://www.channelpronetwork.com/rss/cpw or in the iTunes store.