XCEND Earns Symantec Data Loss Prevention Master Specialization
October 11th, 2011
Brighton, Michigan — XCEND, a Symantec Platinum Partner, announced today that it has received the Data Loss Prevention Master Specialization, effective October 2011. Symantec Master Specialization recognizes and promotes qualified partners’ deep expertise in delivering advanced consulting services in a specialized solution area. XCEND now ranks as one of only five U.S partners with the designation, and is the only Symantec partner to earn concurrent Master Specializations in Data Loss Prevention, Endpoint Management, and Enterprise Security.
“We are proud to announce that we have been recognized by Symantec to receive the Data Loss Prevention Master Specialization,” said Francis Sherk, Vice President of Business Development for XCEND. “The specialization proves our expertise in assisting clients by reducing or eliminating the risk of losing confidential and private information as well as competitive intellectual property through the implementation of Symantec’s market-leading data loss prevention technologies.”
Symantec Master Specializations recognize partners with a proven expertise in a particular area of business and provide partners with the skills and experience required to deliver differentiated service to customers. Symantec partners achieve Master Specialization by meeting certain requirements that deepen their knowledge and proficiency in a solution family, and Master Specialized Symantec partners receive exclusive benefits as a result of their investment.
“The Data Loss Prevention Master Specializations recognize partners’ ability to deliver advanced consulting, technical and service to their customers,” said Randy Cochran, vice president, North America Channel Sales Americas, Symantec Corp. “Master Specialist partners have demonstrated deep investment in Symantec and an expertise in delivering advanced services and solutions to protect customers’ most critical information.”
For a full listing of XCEND’s Master, Technical, and Sales accreditations, please see our Specializations page.