TEL AVIV, Israel – Perimeter 81 was announced as one of 12 finalists for this year’s Comet Competition which evaluated 300 ISV applicants, held by Ingram Micro Inc, in partnership with MassChallenge. Established in 2018, the Comet Competition is the only startup challenge dedicated to discovering talented B2B independent software vendors (ISVs) and accelerating their trajectory to channel market success.
This award aids in our mission to increase network visibility by providing policy enforcement and protection for all users, devices, applications, data and traffic. By offering innovative, easy-to-use Software-Defined Perimeter solutions, backed by Zero Trust security, we’re working to protect our customers and their clients from looming cyber threats that aren’t addressed by outdated perimeter-centric strategies. The Comet Competition compliments our progress through go-to-market funding, access to corporate partners and other tools which will help accelerate our success. Once onboarded to the Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace, ISVs are able to quickly scale, promote, sell and deploy their solutions to channel partners and the customers they serve in more than 50 global markets. “With Perimeter 81, it is our aim to disrupt the 30-year-old legacy VPN and firewall technology, and help businesses more easily and seamlessly secure network, cloud and application access for the modern and mobile workforce,” said Sagi Gidali, CPO and Co-Founder of Perimeter 81. “We are very proud to be recognized by Ingram Micro and Mass Challenge for our innovative and user-centric Software-Defined Perimeter technology.”
We’re excited to join MassChallenge and Ingram Micro at the upcoming 2019 Ingram Micro Cloud Summit, taking place in San Diego, Calif., March 11-13, as they announce the regional winners and showcase all finalists of the Comet Competition. More information including registration is available here: https://www.ingrammicrocloudsummit.com/
At Ingram Micro Cloud™, we view cloud not just as a single technology, but as a foundational platform to run and drive a whole new way of doing business. By leveraging our platforms and ecosystem, cloud service providers, telecom companies, resellers and enterprises can quickly transform and get up and running in the cloud within minutes, with little to no investment. Our portfolio includes vetted security, communication and collaboration, business applications, cloud management services and infrastructure solutions designed to help clients monetize and manage the entire lifecycle of cloud and digital services, infrastructure and IoT subscriptions. For more information, please visit: www.IngramMicroCloud.com.
MassChallenge is a global network of zero-equity startup accelerators. Headquartered in the United States with locations in Boston, Israel, Mexico, Rhode Island, Switzerland, Texas, and the UK, MassChallenge is committed to strengthening the global innovation ecosystem by supporting high-potential startups across all industries, from anywhere in the world. To date, more than 1,900 MassChallenge alumni have raised more than $4 billion in funding, generated over $2.5 billion in revenue, and created over 120,000 total jobs. Learn more about MassChallenge at www.masschallenge.org.
Perimeter 81 is a Secure Network as a Service that has taken the outdated, complex and hardware-based traditional VPN and firewall technology, and transformed it into a user-friendly and easy-to-use software solution — simplifying secure network access for the modern and distributed workforce. Founded by two IDF elite intelligence unit alumni, Perimeter 81 serves Fortune 500 businesses and industry leaders across a wide range of sectors, and has established partnerships with the world’s foremost integrators, managed service providers and channel resellers. Contact us if you’d like to learn more about software-defined-security technology and our innovative and disruptive SMB targeted product offering!