DALLAS – June 8, 2017 – Armor, The First Totally Secure Cloud Company™, announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Lara Pryor, director of partner marketing, to its prestigious 2017 Women of the Channel list. The executives who comprise this annual list span the IT channel, representing vendors, distributors, solution providers and other organizations that figure prominently in the channel ecosystem. Each is recognized for her outstanding leadership, vision and unique role in driving channel growth and innovation.

CRN editors select the Women of the Channel honorees based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the IT channel.

Lara serves an integral role in Armor’s Global Partner Program and its corresponding marketing initiatives.  She created a GTM strategy between Armor and Alliance Partners, including Microsoft, AWS, VMware & Trend Micro, and developed content to recruit 60+ Armor Guardian Partners. Lara also oversees the development of partner onboarding and enablement processes as well as educational content delivery.

“These extraordinary executives support every aspect of the channel ecosystem, from technical innovation to marketing to business development, working tirelessly to keep the channel moving into the future,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company “They are creating and elevating channel partner programs, developing fresh go-to-market strategies, strengthening the channel’s network of partnerships and building creative new IT solutions, among many other contributions. We congratulate all the 2017 Women of the Channel on their stellar accomplishments and look forward to their future success.”

The 2017 Women of the Channel list is featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/wotc.

“Our channel program is a significant growth opportunity for Armor and Lara’s contributions have been invaluable to its maturation,” said Dan Mannion, Armor. “Her professionalism and commitment to the success of our partners, and the program as a whole reflect her passion to excel while striving to make everyone around her better.  Being included in this prestigious list is a very deserving honor, and we couldn’t be more proud to have her as part of the Armor family.”

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About the Channel Company
The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelco.com

About Armor
Armor is The First Totally Secure Cloud Company™ that protects customers’ vital assets and helps prevent data breaches through managed multi-layer security for public and private clouds. The Armor team also applies extensive military cyber security experience for proactive threat detection, response and remediation. Forward-thinking organizations trust Armor for data security and compliance to stay ahead of cyber threats in the cloud. To learn more, visit www.armor.com or follow @armor.

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