PHOENIX, May 17, 2017 – BeyondTrust, the leading cybersecurity company dedicated to preventing privilege misuse and stopping unauthorized access, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Natalie Padula, VP of Sales for the Western U.S. and Canada, 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.

With the addition of new channel partners over the past year, and expanding relationships with existing partners, Natalie and the BeyondTrust channel team are leveraging the value of the integrated BeyondTrust platform to satisfy maturing privilege requirements.

“Over the past year we’ve grown our channel-generated business in the U.S. over 100 percent,” said Kevin Hickey, President and CEO, BeyondTrust. “This kind of momentum is in no small part due to Natalie and the rest of the BeyondTrust channel team at BeyondTrust which have elevated our partner programs and our channel ecosystem.”

“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 will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at

About BeyondTrust

BeyondTrust is a global information security software company that helps organizations prevent cyber attacks and unauthorized data access due to privilege abuse. Our solutions give you the visibility to confidently reduce risks and the control to take proactive, informed action against data breach threats. And because threats can come from anywhere, we built a platform that unifies the most effective technologies for addressing both internal and external risk: Privileged Access Management and Vulnerability Management. Our solutions grow with your needs, making sure you maintain control no matter where your company goes. BeyondTrust’s security solutions are trusted by over 4,000 customers worldwide, including half of the Fortune 100. To learn more about BeyondTrust, please visit

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