Check Point's President Amnon Bar-Lev Recognized as a 2013 Channel Chief by CRN Magazine

Check Point's President Amnon Bar-Lev Recognized as a 2013 Channel Chief by CRN 
SAN CARLOS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/15/13 --  Check Point(R)
Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the worldwide leader in
securing the Internet, announced today that Amnon Bar-Lev has been
named one of UBM Tech Channel's CRN 2013 Channel Chiefs. This is the
sixth time that Mr. Bar-Lev has been included on the prestigious list
of the most influential and powerful leaders in the IT channel
recognizes those executives directly responsible for driving channel
sales and growth within their organization, while evangelizing and
defending the importance of the channel throughout the entire IT
In his eighth year at Check Point, Mr. Bar-Lev has been instrumental
in the growth and success of the Internet security leader's
innovative PureAdvantage Partner Program. The PureAdvantage program
is designed to create new revenue opportunities for partners of all
sizes, and foster investment in highly skilled sales and technical
resources to support Check Point product sales. The program was
expanded in 2012 to provide a robust infrastructure including special
training, sales enablement tools, unique promotions and new
incentives that provide great value for customers and help increase
partner profitability. In addition, he drove the launch of the Check
Point 3D Security Analysis Tool -- to enable partners to quickly
conduct a network security analysis for their customers. For more
information about the program and its benefits, please visit: 
"It's an honor to receive this award from CRN and this recognition
from the partner community. Check Point has a channel-driven sales
strategy and as such, we put a high premium on our partner
relationships," said Amnon Bar-Lev, president at Check Point. "We
place the highest priority on giving partners what they need to
deliver security solutions that improve network and data security,
reduce costs, simplify deployments and empower organizations of all
sizes adapt to evolving threats." 
For over ten years, Channel Chiefs were selected by the CRN editorial
team based on channel experience, program innovations, channel-driven
revenue, and public support for the importance of IT
 Channel Sales. 
"The 2013 Channel Chiefs list recognizes vendor executives dedicated
to driving channel programs in the IT marketplace," said Kelley
Damore, Senior Vice President, Editorial Director, CRN. "These are
the people, the products and the programs that any savvy solution
provider needs to know. We congratulate this year's Channel Chiefs
for their stellar record of business innovation and applaud them for
their continued dedication to the partner community." 
Selected by CRN's editorial staff, the 2013 Channel Chiefs list is
featured in the 2/25/13 issue of CRN Magazine and will be featured
online at 
About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. 
 Check Point Software
Technologies Ltd. (, the worldwide leader in
securing the Internet, provides customers with uncompromised
protection against all types of threats, reduces security complexity
and lowers total cost of ownership. Check Point first pioneered the
industry with FireWall-1 and its patented stateful inspection
technology. Today, Check Point continues to develop new innovations
based on the Software Blade Architecture, providing customers with
flexible and simple solutions that can be fully customized to meet
the exact security needs of any organization. Check Point is the only
vendor to go beyond technology and define security as a business
process. Check Point 3D Security uniquely combines policy, people and
enforcement for greater protection of information assets and helps
organizations implement a blueprint for security that aligns with
business needs. Customers include tens of thousands of organizations
of all sizes, including all Fortune and Global 100 companies. Check
Point's award-winning ZoneAlarm solutions protect millions of
consumers from hackers, spyware and identity theft.  
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research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30
years of experience and engagement, UBM Tech Channel has the
unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for
technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and
go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. To
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