GFI Software partners with MediaDefined to provide product education and sales support to its worldwide channel partners

January 10, 2007 - 12:00

RALEIGH, N.C. – GFI, an international developer of network security, content security and messaging software, has partnered with MediaDefined for its NetExam channel partner training solutions. NetExam will help GFI channel partners enhance their product knowledge and increase sales of GFI products in 2007 and beyond.

The partnership with MediaDefined will enable online training for GFI’s worldwide channel partners on its suite of nine technology solutions, which include content security, network security and messaging software.

“The NetExam solutions are helping us rapidly expand our worldwide channel partner services,” said Curtis H. Staker, CEO and Chairman of GFI. “No other software company of our size provides such comprehensive sales support to small/medium business VARs.”

The NetExam solutions have been integrated with GFI’s partner relationship management (PRM) tool to provide sales and technical certification to its partners. By linking product training and certification with its lead distribution system, GFI is able to automatically provide qualified sales leads to partners in one convenient location. The integration makes the sales lead management process more efficient and enables GFI to monitor, review and enhance channel partner progress. 

“Extended enterprise product education leads to increased channel revenue and improved customer satisfaction,” said Brett Strauss, president of MediaDefined. “By implementing our global channel training solution, GFI is providing its VARs with the best tools available to fuel their profitability in 2007 and beyond.”

About MediaDefined
MediaDefined, the makers of NetExam, specialize in the development of extended enterprise e-learning solutions that are flexible, cost effective and provide a generous return on investment. MediaDefined solutions currently train students in thousands of reseller organizations located in over 130 different countries learning in 21 different languages. To learn more about MediaDefined’s channel partner training solutions contact 1-888-292-2220 or

About GFI
GFI is a leading software developer that provides a single source for network administrators to address their network security, content security and messaging needs. With award-winning technology, an aggressive pricing strategy and a strong focus on small-to-medium sized businesses, GFI is able to satisfy the need for business continuity and productivity encountered by organizations on a global scale. GFI has offices in the US, Malta, UK, Hong Kong and Australia which support more than 200,000 installations worldwide. GFI is a channel-focused company with over 10,000 partners worldwide. GFI is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. More information about GFI can be found at