Cloud Harmonics Awarded the Palo Alto Networks Americas Excellence in Training for 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. – September 26, 2017 – Cloud Harmonics, the pioneer of holistic distribution, today announced it received the Palo Alto Networks® Americas Excellence in Training award for 2017.

Announced during Palo Alto Networks 2018 Sales Kickoff in Las Vegas, the Americas Partner of the Year Awards are given to a select group of partners based on their proven Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform expertise. These partners exemplify the Palo Alto Networks next-generation security innovator by investing in self-sufficiency, maximizing profitability, optimizing revenue mix, driving larger deals and broadening opportunities.

This is the third year in a row that Cloud Harmonics has received accolades for its broad range of virtual, instructor-led classes and proprietary Orchestra training platform. Annually, Cloud Harmonics gives more than 5000 attendees the high-quality instruction and hands-on experience they need to confidently adopt and offer their customers the next-generation technologies that will enable them to optimize and secure their environments.

“Our partners are a key component of our Americas sales team,” said Karl Soderlund, VP Americas channel sales, Palo Alto Networks. “Together we are delivering on a unified mission to help customers prevent successful cyberattacks. We are thrilled to recognize Cloud Harmonics with this award, as it is a reflection of their dedication to becoming a next-generation security innovator.”

“This award from Palo Alto Networks is a testament to the value of our unique training platform and courseware, which plays a key role in the success of our holistic distribution,” said Anand Desai, VP marketing and education services, Cloud Harmonics. “By helping partners throughout the sales cycle, with our Educate, Engage, Enable model, we help accelerate the integration of next-generation cybersecurity solutions to address the security needs of customers, today and tomorrow.”

About Cloud Harmonics
Cloud Harmonics Inc., the pioneer of holistic distribution, provides the Education, Engagement and Enablement capabilities that technology and channel partners need to accelerate the adoption, ramp and sales of next-gen cybersecurity, software-defined data center and cloud technologies. Supporting partners at every go-to-market phase, Cloud Harmonics is the only distributor offering a purpose-built educational curriculum and platform (Orchestra), hands-on virtual sandbox testing environments, and pre- and post-sale tools and services to arm partners with the skills and confidence to add and profit from next-gen technologies in their portfolio. Working with leading technology providers, such as Aruba Networks, Arista Networks, HPE, Palo Alto Networks, Nutanix and others, Cloud Harmonics provides the awareness, technical proficiency and services support its more than 500 reseller partners need to create opportunities, close deals and secure repeat business. Cloud Harmonics trains more than 5000 engineers annually. To learn more, please visit

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