Quest Featured in CRN’s 2019 Program Guide

Annual Guide Recognizes the IT Channel’s Top Partner Programs

ALISO VIEJO, CALIF. – April 1, 2019 – Quest Software, a global systems management, data protection and security software provider, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has given Quest a 5-Star rating in its 2019 Partner Program Guide. This annual guide identifies the strongest and most successful partner programs in the channel today, offered by the top technology suppliers for IT products and services. The 5-Star rating recognizes an elite subset of companies that offer solution providers the best partnering elements in their channel programs.

To determine the 2019 5-Star ratings, The Channel Company’s research team assessed each supplier’s partner program based on investments in program offerings, partner profitability, partner training, education and support, marketing programs and resources, sales support, and communication.

Quest is committed to solving complex problems with award-winning simple, cost effective solutions that enable partners to embrace digital transformation with confidence and achieve the next level of technology and business optimization. The Quest Partner Circle is an easy-to-use, flexible multi-level program that offers committed Quest partners the chance to turn dedication and experience into potential profit.

“Our partners are the cornerstone of our business and the Quest Partner Circle Program is designed to make it easy for partners to grow their business and benefit from incentives and awards that reinforce our partner appreciation,” said Erik Krieg, Director, Channel Programs & Operations at Quest. “We continually listen to our partners and are committed to delivering the technology solutions and programs that expand their capabilities. Receiving a 5-Star rating in CRN’s 2019 Program Guide is a true testament to the value we deliver to our partner ecosystem in supporting their business success today and in the future.” 

“With new technologies emerging every year, evaluating which IT vendors to partner with grows increasingly more complex for solution providers,” said Bob Skelley, CEO, The Channel Company. “We are proud the CRN Partner Program Guide has become the trusted resource to identify the most rewarding partner programs and provides crucial insight into their strengths and benefits for the channel.”

The 2019 Partner Program Guide will be featured in the April issue of CRN and online at

To learn more about the Quest Partner Circle Program, go here.


About Quest Software
Quest provides software solutions for the rapidly-changing world of enterprise IT that help simplify the challenges caused by data explosion, cloud expansion, hybrid datacenters, security threats and regulatory requirements. The company is a global provider to 130,000 companies across 100 countries, including 95% of the Fortune 500 and 90% of the Global 1000. Since 1987, Quest has built a portfolio of solutions which now includes database management, data protection, identity and access management, Microsoft platform management and unified endpoint management. With Quest, organizations spend less time on IT administration and more time on business innovation. For more information, visit


About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequalled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. 

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