The Cloudflare One Partner Program Empowers Businesses of All Sizes to Adopt Zero-Trust Strategies

Cloudflare has announced the new Cloudflare One Partner Program. The program introduces a new way for the channel to integrate and extend Cloudflare One, a cloud-native solution at global network scale, now with direct paths for partners from full activation to robust incentives.

Building on Cloudflare’s comprehensive Zero Trust, Network-as-a-Service, and Cloud Email Security offerings, the Cloudflare One Partner Program enables partners to deliver the architecture needed to keep today’s organizations secure. while accelerating their devices, applications and entire networks. .

“In order to keep today’s business environment protected and productive, organizations need a unified solution to secure their distributed workforce and at the same time accelerate employee systems. But another key element is wide-scale adoption, and that’s why we’ve worked to integrate it seamlessly into organizations without disruption,” said Matthew Prince, co-founder and CEO of Cloudflare. “Critical architectures like Zero Trust shouldn’t be complex, but every day we hear from companies who don’t know where to start. That’s why we’ve modernized the way our partners can fully implement and deliver what organizations of all sizes need most today.

Legacy systems have involved complex integrations and disruptions to employee workflows. To protect organizations, workforces, and networks of all sizes against today’s threat landscape, the Cloudflare One Partner Program offers a comprehensive set of Zero Trust features combined with expanded activation of partner services. With this program, Cloudflare has bundled together what partners need to ensure that any customer can have easy deployment with just a few clicks, lightning-fast performance wherever their users are, and robust security across endpoints, networks and emails.

Cloudflare Channel Partners

Cloudflare One provides a comprehensive Zero Trust solution natively integrated into Cloudflare’s global network, one of the largest and most interconnected networks in the world, spanning over 270 cities in over 100 countries today. Now partners of all types, including resellers, distributors, master agents and global systems integrators, can help secure enterprises and midsize businesses, wherever their users are in the world. The Cloudflare One Partner program was shaped by Cloudflare’s rapidly growing relationships with AVANT, IBM Security, Opticca Security, Rackspace Technology, Wipro, and more.

“As a member of the AVANT Security Council, Cloudflare has been a close innovation partner to AVANT as we enable our network of trusted advisors to help their customers adopt the latest cloud technologies,” said Shane McNamara, EVP, Engineering and Operations at AVANT. Communications. “With this new Cloudflare One Partner Program for Zero Trust, Cloudflare has launched a unique set of integrated product suites and partner service packages that will give our trusted advisors a compelling set of solutions to market.”

“With the launch of this new Cloudflare One Partner Program, featuring integrated solution bundles focused on zero trust and partner enablement, we look forward to further expanding our go-to-market with Cloudflare and helping clients quickly and smoothly transform their network security by adopting a zero-trust strategy to protect their infrastructure, teams and applications,” said Deborah Jones, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Alliances, IBM Security Services.

“We’ve seen how comprehensive Cloudflare’s Zero Trust solutions are in the industry, and coupled with Opticca Security providing design and implementation services, it’s critical for us to fully support our customers,” said said Joey Campione, managing director of Opticca Security. “In partnership with Cloudflare, we approached security holistically, seamlessly helping organizations mitigate cyber threats through a comprehensive Zero Trust model.

“By strengthening our partnership with Cloudflare in the new Cloudflare One Partner Program, Rackspace Technology is able to deliver Cloudflare’s leading Zero Trust solutions combined with Rackspace Elastic Engineering and professional services at scale and with ongoing support for implementation,” said Gary Alterson, Vice President, Security Solutions at Rackspace Technology. “Since partnering with Cloudflare to develop Zero Trust solutions, we’ve already seen strong engagement with customers and prospects such as one of the world’s largest creative companies.”

“The Cloudflare product suite has an important role to play in advanced threat detection and Wipro’s Zero Trust offerings to customers,” said Tony Buffomante, SVP, Global CRS Leader, Wipro. “The Cloudflare One Partner Program provided a quick ramp to grow our practice. We are already seeing significant use cases in the market through our partnership, with Wipro CyberSecurists providing application security, implementation services and ongoing managed services from Wipro’s 16 global Cyber ​​Defense Centers.

Benefits of the Cloudflare One Partner Program

Over the past year, the number of Cloudflare One customers has increased by 100% and average daily traffic has increased 6x. Cloudflare’s deeply integrated approach, combined with direct channels for channel partners, has created one of the most robust incentive programs yet to extend Zero Trust, allowing partners to:

  • Guide customers every step of the way: Deliver on the promise of Zero Trust by helping customers follow their journey, from architecture reviews and product evaluation to implementation and support. The Cloudflare One Partner Program introduces service accreditations to enable partners to provide the architecture assessments and implementation support customers need to successfully adopt a Zero Trust model.
  • Provide complete solutions: Cloudflare’s Zero Trust solution is one of the most robust in the industry with integrated products such as ZTNA, Secure Web Gateway, CASB, DLP, Browser Isolation, IoT Security and now Cloud Email Security. Cloudflare’s network uniquely supports all functions of its security, performance, and reliability suite in each of its locations, covering more than 270 cities in more than 100 countries, to act quickly and efficiently, whatever where users are based.
  • Automatically protect users against phishing attacks: Email is one of the biggest vectors of cyberattacks on the Internet, which makes integrated email security essential to any true Zero Trust network. By combining the industry-leading anti-phishing protection of Cloudflare’s recent acquisition of Area 1 Security with Cloudflare’s industry-leading browser isolation, malicious links will automatically be quarantined in a remote browser session.
  • Secure every connection with Zero Trust controls while accelerating users and services: Whether users are connecting to internal resources, the internet, or simply opening email, Cloudflare’s global network makes it possible to apply Zero Trust filtering to everything, without slowing it down.

Ryan H. Bowman