Channel has become an integral component of Bitglass’ success. To date, the company has nearly 200 channel partners that are helping to fuel sales throughout the Americas, EMEA and APAC. With the hiring of Peppler and its latest round of Series D funding, Bitglass is looking to deepen its channel presence, expand its leadership and drive innovation in the cloud access security broker (CASB) market.
“I’m thrilled to be joining Bitglass during this period of rapid growth and accelerating cloud adoption around the world,” said Peppler. “As Bitglass continues to expand its operations globally, it represents the next wave of opportunity for the channel to engage in margin-rich, annually recurring business.”
From its inception, Bitglass’ CASB was designed to protect corporate data wherever it goes. The solution’s unique, agentless architecture delivers real-time, end-to-end security for any application or device. As the only true hybrid CASB, Bitglass leverages API integrations to secure data at rest and proxies to secure data in transit. Under Rice’s leadership, Bitglass will provide seamless integration with more and more key technology partners.
“Right now is a great time to join the team at Bitglass,” said Rice. “The demand for cloud security has never been greater, and the need for cooperation amongst cloud service providers and security companies has become critically important. Driving this cooperation through strategic partnerships will increase the value that Bitglass provides to its customers and all of its partners.”