CRN Channel Awards

2020 has been an amazing year so far for Check Point and our Partners.  We launched our new 2020 Partner Growth program in February this year at our annual event (pre-coronavirus).  Since then we’ve quickly adapted to a modified way of working collaboratively together and we’re seeing early results.  In 2020, CRN recognized Check Point for 6 categories of awards. The award nominations by the CRN editorial staff recognize the companies who stand out at the very top, acknowledging cutting edge of technology and innovation in product development or channel programs.

The awards Check Point was honored include:

  • Security 100 2020
  • 100 Coolest Cloud Companies 2020
  • Internet of Things (IoT) 50 2020
  • Channel Chiefs 2020
  • 5 star rating: Partner Program Guide Winner 2020
  • Mobile 100 2020

The Security 100 honorees were chosen based on their impact in each of these categories: Identity Management and Data Protection; Endpoint Security; Network Security; Web, Email and Application Security; and SIEM, Risk and Threat Intelligence. “CRN’s Security 100 list distinguishes the most elite vendors in the IT security landscape”, said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “These innovative companies provide the IT channel with advancements in data security that stand up to the wide range of threats and risks.” The 2020 Security 100 list was featured in the February 2020 issue of CRN and online at

The 100 Coolest Cloud Companies of 2020 features the premier cloud technology suppliers in five key categories: infrastructure, platforms and development, security, storage, and software. The CRN editorial team selected the 100 Coolest Cloud Computing Companies according to their originality and innovation in product development, the quality of their services and partner programs, and their success in helping their customers save money and maximize the impact of their cloud computing technology. “The IT channel relies on cloud services as the foundation for building modern, transformational solutions,” said Bob Skelley, CEO, The Channel Company. The new 100 Coolest Cloud Companies list was featured in the February 2020 issue of CRN and online at

The 2020 Internet of Things (IoT) 50 list acknowledges IT vendors on the cutting edge of technology that are pushing the limits of what is possible through innovative IoT offerings. These organizations use their expertise to elevate business in exciting ways, by utilizing IoT to increase and improve productivity and growth on every level. “The 2020 CRN IoT 50 list is comprised of top-tier businesses contributing ground-breaking solutions that link an array of objects and devices with advanced infrastructures, capabilities, and data analytics to nurture a new way of connecting,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. The 2020 CRN IoT 50 list was featured in the April issue of CRN Magazine and online at

CRN’s 2020 Channel Chiefs list honors the distinguished leaders who have most influenced the IT channel with cutting-edge strategies and partnerships. The 2020 Channel Chiefs have shown outstanding commitment, an ability to lead, and a passion for progress within the channel through their partner programs. The 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs were chosen by the CRN editorial staff as the individuals who stand at the very top of the already select group of Channel Chief honorees. These top executives have cultivated the greatest professional and channel achievements, and their leadership will greatly impact the future IT community, driving growth and innovation. CRN’s 2020 Channel Chiefs list, including the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs, was featured in the February 2020 issue of CRN Magazine and online at

Check Point has received a 5-Star rating from CRN in its 2020 Partner Program Guide. This annual guide is the definitive listing of the most rewarding partner programs from technology companies that provide products and services through the IT channel. The 5-Star rating is awarded to an elite group of companies that offer solution providers the best of the best in their partner programs. Based on that assessment, CRN recognized Check Point among the elite technology suppliers in the IT channel, providing maximum value and support for solution providers. “With the speed and complexity of technology today, solution providers need partners that can keep pace and support their growing business,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “CRN’s Partner Program Guide features insight into the strengths and benefits of each company’s program to identify those that truly support and drive positive change within the IT channel.” The 2020 Partner Program Guide was featured in the April issue of CRN® and online at

Check Point was featured on CRN’s 2020 Mobile 100 list alongside offerings from the top technology vendors that supply innovative mobile services and solutions to the market. A panel of CRN® editors carefully selected the products for this list with a focus on four categories: Mobile Hardware, Mobile Security and Device Management, Mobile Software and Services, and Mobile Development Platforms.  The Mobile 100 list offers solution providers valuable insight into the best products and services available to manage and protect the highly mobile landscape of today’s business world. “The vendors featured on CRN’s 2020 Mobile 100 list support companies with the mobility services and protection they need to compete in today’s market,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. The 2020 Mobile 100 list is available online at