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Varonis' Barbara Abboud Named to 2015 CRN Women of the Channel List

NEW YORK, June 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Varonis Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRNS), the leading provider of software solutions for unstructured, human-generated enterprise data, today announced that Barbara Abboud, the company's Director of North American Channels, has been named to The Channel Company's prestigious 2015 CRN® Women of the Channel. The annual list honors outstanding female executives across vendor channel organizations, distributors, solution providers and other women prominently involved in the IT channel ecosystem for their successes and the far-reaching impact they are having on the technology industry going forward.

This year's Women of the Channel were carefully reviewed and selected by the editors of CRN based on their accomplishments and the influence they wield over the technology channel. The complete list is online at http://www.crn.com/rankings-and-lists/wotc2015.htm, and will be featured in the June issue of CRN.

Abboud joined Varonis in early 2014 as the company's first director of North American channel sales and was tasked with launching Varonis' field channel team to help better support deal registration, build awareness on multiple layers, and overall to provide consistent communication with the partner community. Abboud also oversaw the introduction of Varonis' first Partner Portal so that partners can more efficiently access partner-specific tools, training, and support.

"These executives have made a lasting mark on the industry, expanding the breadth of influence in the technology channel," said Robert Faletra, CEO, The Channel Company. "We congratulate the Women of the Channel, and celebrate their innovative contributions and commitment to the IT channel community."

Jim O'Boyle, Varonis Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales, said, "Through her outstanding work with the IT channel community, Barbara is helping Varonis technology become more widely available to organizations of all sizes who need innovative solutions to manage and protect their expanding volumes of unstructured data. All of us at Varonis are proud that CRN has chosen to recognize Barbara. As we continue to innovate and introduce new products, use cases for our solutions keep expanding and our channel partners find unique and profitable sales opportunities. Barbara and her team are committed to further developing the Varonis channel program and helping our partners and customers be successful in every way possible."

For more information on Varonis' partner program and solutions portfolio visit http://www.varonis.com/partners/program.html. Join the Varonis conversation on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube. To request a live demo click here.

About Varonis

Varonis is the leading provider of software solutions for unstructured, human-generated enterprise data. Varonis provides an innovative software platform that allows enterprises to map, analyze, manage and migrate their unstructured data. Varonis specializes in human-generated data, a type of unstructured data that includes an enterprise's spreadsheets, word processing documents, presentations, audio files, video files, emails, text messages and any other data created by employees. This data often contains an enterprise's financial information, product plans, strategic initiatives, intellectual property and numerous other forms of vital information. IT and business personnel deploy Varonis software for a variety of use cases, including data governance, data security, archiving, file synchronization, enhanced mobile data accessibility and information collaboration. As of March 31, 2015, Varonis had approximately 3,500 customers, spanning leading firms in the financial services, public, healthcare, industrial, energy & utilities, technology, consumer and retail, education and media & entertainment sectors.

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company, with established brands including CRN®, XChange® Events, IPED® and SharedVue®, is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.

CONTACT: Press Contacts: Natalie Rizk CTP Boston 617-412-4000 nrizk@ctpboston.com Marc Courchesne The Channel Company 508.416.1110 mcourchesne@thechannelcompany.com

Source:Varonis Systems, Inc.