Press Release:

OPAQ VP Tricia Bonora Recognized as Top Channel Chief by CRN

HERNDON, Va. – February 11, 2019 – OPAQ, the network security cloud company, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Tricia Bonora, its Vice President of Channels, one of the top Channel Chiefs for 2019. This prestigious annual list recognizes IT channel executives who demonstrate exceptional leadership, vision and commitment to driving growth and revenue through channel partners. This is the second consecutive year that Tricia has been named a CRN Channel Chief.

“There’s a significant market shift underway among midsize enterprises who are turning to managed service providers for their security needs,” said Tricia. “As a 100% channel business, OPAQ purpose-built a fully automated and orchestrated cloud platform that makes it easy for service providers to deliver managed security. We have a strategic relationship with Palo Alto Networks that is helping partners embrace the opportunities of cloud-delivered services. We provide our partners a complete cloud-delivered security infrastructure and set of onboarding, provisioning and other tools that helps them increase recurring revenue margins, differentiate their business, and service more customers with fewer resources.”

“The individuals on CRN’s 2019 Channel Chiefs list deserve special recognition for their contribution and support in the development of robust partner programs, innovative business strategies, and significant influence to the overall health of the IT channel,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “We applaud each Channel Chief’s remarkable record of accomplishments and look forward to following their continued success.”

The 2019 CRN Channel Chiefs list is featured online at and will appear in the February 2019 issue of CRN.


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About OPAQ

OPAQ is the premier network security cloud company. OPAQ’s platform-as-a-service enables partners to deliver Fortune 100-grade security-as-a-service to midsize enterprises on a fully encrypted software-defined network optimized for speed and performance. With OPAQ, service providers are equipped with a simplified ability to centrally monitor security performance and compliance maturity, generate reports, manage security infrastructure, and enforce policies – all through a single interface. This empowers OPAQ partners to grow revenue and margins, eliminate complexity and costs, and establish a competitive advantage that helps them attract and retain customers. Based in Northern Virginia, OPAQ is privately held and is funded by Greenspring Associates, Columbia Capital, Harmony Partners, and Zero-G, Inc. To learn more, visit


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Marc Gendron
Marc Gendron PR for OPAQ
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