Boone, NC: ECRS announced today that WatchGuard Technologies, a global leader in network security and intelligence, secure Wi-Fi and multi-factor authentication products, has named it as the North America New Partner of the Year in the company’s 2019 Partner Awards program. WatchGuard and its channel community gathered in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to celebrate another year of tremendous growth and momentum, and honor top-performing partners.
“As an entirely channel-focused business, WatchGuard is 100% dedicated to enabling partner productivity and profitability, so it’s extremely rewarding to see new partners within the channel community dive in and take advantage of everything we have to offer,” said Sean Price, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales at WatchGuard. “I’m very pleased to honor ECRS with the New Partner of the Year award, and I look forward to watching their continued success as a WatchGuardONE partner.”
The New Partner of the Year award recognizes the most impactful partners that have worked with WatchGuard within the last year. These partners have shown unwavering dedication to quickly growing their business with WatchGuard, while exceeding expectations at all levels. The judges reviewed all candidates that became WatchGuardONE Qualified after January 1, 2018 and selected this year’s New Partner of the Year winners based on a variety of criteria including partner level, sales performance, and overall relationship with WatchGuard.
Using WatchGuard solutions, ECRS provides retailers with unparalleled support and security for the CATAPULT® unified commerce platform. ECRS-certified network experts construct custom secure system configurations based on retailer needs. ECRS also offers retailers easy access to their award-winning support team and company engineers to ensure delivery of exceptional service. These benefits are exclusive to retailers who purchase WatchGuard solutions through ECRS.
About WatchGuard’s Annual Partner Awards Program
WatchGuard’s Annual Partner Awards program honors and recognizes top channel partners for their performance and unwavering commitment to WatchGuard’s mission of making enterprise-grade security accessible to companies of all types and sizes through simplicity. Categories include “Partner of the Year,” “New Partner of the Year,” “Marketing Program of the Year,” and “Project of the Year.” These prestigious awards are presented at WatchGuard’s Partner Kickoff events around the globe.
ECRS is a US-based, industry-leading retail technology solutions provider, with a successful track record that stretches over 29 years. ECRS future-proofs local and regional retailers to win in today’s market, while preparing them for tomorrow’s opportunities. ECRS’ revolutionary CATAPULT® system is the market’s only truly unified point of sale platform, running in store locations across North America. With CATAPULT, the point of sale, self checkout, web-store, inventory, customer loyalty, back office, e-commerce, and enterprise management all share a single transactional business logic. Unified Transaction Logic™ empowers retailers to prosper by providing actionable business intelligence across the enterprise. Unifying hardware, software, and services, ECRS offers a friction-free, cost-saving solution that increases customer engagement transforming the consumer experience.