ON2IT, the global pure-play cybersecurity service provider, today announced it received the Palo Alto Networks Global Managed Services Partner of the Year Award.

Announced during the Palo Alto Networks Sales Kickoff 2020 in Las Vegas, these annual awards are presented to an elite group of NextWave partners that over the past 12 months have excelled in the following areas:

  • Performance: partner-initiated bookings, pipeline and net new customer acquisition
  • Enablement: number of Palo Alto Networks pre-sales, sales and post-sales certifications
  • Engagement: nominated by the Palo Alto Networks team

ON2IT is a pioneer in building a global managed security service offering that leverages Palo Alto Networks technology, including Next-Generation Firewalls, Traps™, Prisma™ Cloud and Cortex XDR™. ON2IT’s inhouse-developed Security Automation and Orchestration Platform offers deep integration with Cortex XDR by Palo Alto Networks, providing customers and partners with efficient onboarding and easy consummation of advanced security operations services in a cloud-delivered model.

“This award recognizes our collaboration with Palo Alto Networks and all the talented people we get a chance to work with every day,” said Marcel Van Eemeren, co-founder and CEO of ON2IT. “It is also a great recognition for our US partners, such as Arrow Electronics, with whom we have teamed up on a security operations center as-a-service.”

“We are fully committed to helping our partners secure the enterprise, cloud, and future together,” said Karl Soderlund, senior vice president of Worldwide Channel Sales at Palo Alto Networks. “Today’s customers need trusted advisors, our NextWave partners, to successfully navigate the rapidly changing and complex security landscape. We’re proud to recognize ON2IT on their Global Managed Services Partner of the Year award for delivering valuable business outcomes and helping our mutual customers protect their digital way of life.”