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MSSP R9B Unveils Global Partner Program

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root9B (R9B), a Top 250 MSSP, has launched a sales and marketing program that allows other MSPs, value-added resellers (VARs) and other channel partners to delivers its cybersecurity services to global organizations, according to a prepared statement.

Channel partners can join R9B's program to integrate the company's ORION threat hunting platform and ORKOS credential risk assessment service into their offerings, the company said. They also can deliver R9B's managed security services, managed detection and response (MDR), digital forensics and incident response offerings and access the company's security operations center (SOC).

Other R9B program features include:

  • Technical support
  • Sales and customer management tools
  • Consulting systems engineer and channel management support
  • Joint marketing initiatives
  • Market development funds
  • Proof-of-value demonstrations
  • Customer-facing demos

In addition, technology companies Baker Hughes, Nexus Controls (a Baker Hughes company) and ThunderCat Technology are inaugural members of R9B's program; Baker Hughes previously announced a partnership to deliver R9B's cybersecurity services to customers via Nexus Controls.

R9B Lands $4.1M Security Operations Services Contract from City of Charlotte

Along with its partner program announcement, R9B recently was awarded a $4.1 million security operations services contract from the City of Charlotte, North Carolina. With the contract, R9B will deliver cybersecurity products and services to protect Charlotte's networks against cyberattacks, the company said.

R9B provides cybersecurity products and services to commercial and government organizations. It also offers training courses designed to teach students hands-on technical skills that they can use to attain various cybersecurity certifications.

Dan Kobialka

Dan Kobialka is senior contributing editor, MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E. He covers IT security, IT service provider business strategies and partner programs. Dan holds a M.A. in Print and Multimedia Journalism from Emerson College and a B.A. in English from Bridgewater State University. In his free time, Dan enjoys jogging, traveling, playing sports, touring breweries and watching football.