Over the past year and more, we’ve lived through the most extraordinary, turbulent, and challenging times we’ll likely experience in our lifetime. Yet through all the uncertainty, our partners have continued to show determination, drive, and commitment, performing at an exceptional level.

With this said, it’s with immense pleasure that we announce today the winners of the Rapid7 Partner of the Year Awards 2021. All our category winners have achieved exceptional growth, demonstrating dedication and collaboration to the Rapid7 Partner Program throughout the year.

We’re very proud to share our complete list of winners. Please join us in congratulating them all.

International Awards

EMEA Partner of the Year: Softcat Plc

APAC Partner of the Year: Intalock Technologies Pty Ltd

International Emerging Partner of the Year: Caretower Ltd

International Best Customer Retention Award: Saepio Solutions Ltd

APAC Vulnerability Management Partner of the Year: RIoT Solutions

RIoT Solutions is proud to have been awarded the APAC Vulnerability partner of the year for 2020. RIoT Solutions is a cybersecurity specialist integrator of enterprise IT and industrial Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. RIoT has built Rapid7 Vulnerability Management as a cornerstone of its managed services portfolio. The key benefit of the service is to develop an improved understanding of current exposures, inform mitigation activities, and track progress relative to business risk objectives for RIoT’s customers.

- Nick Long, National Product Manager

EMEA Vulnerability Management Partner of the Year: Orange Cyberdefense Sweden

APAC Detection & Response Partner of the Year: The Missing Link

EMEA Detection & Response Partner of the Year: Saepio Solutions Ltd

APAC MSP Partner of the Year: Cythera

"Since starting Cythera just over two years ago, we have developed an extremely flexible MSSP portfolio to suit the needs of Australian businesses. The various Rapid7 platforms provide a solid foundation for many facets of our managed security services portfolio, and the tool set is incredibly powerful in helping us address the cyber protection and assurance needs of our growing customer base. Cythera are very happy to be a partner of Rapid7. We look forward to continued success in delivering innovative and class-leading managed security solutions within the APAC region."

- Craig Joyce, Director

EMEA MSSP Partner of the Year: Pentesec, Part of the Charterhouse Group

“We are proud of the relationship we have built with Rapid7 over the last two years, and they have become one of our key focus partners. To be awarded EMEA MSSP Partner of the Year in such a short space of time is a testament to our technical team and our commitment to Rapid7. As an integral component in our state of the Security Operations Centre, we only see this relationship going from strength to strength.”

- Huw Allanson, Cyber Security Sales Director

North America Awards

Rapid 7 North America Partner of the Year: SHI International Corporation

"Thank you so much. With Rapid7 being a strategic security partner to SHI, we are excited to be receiving this award. I feel that this highlights the excellent relationship that we have, as well as some really great engagement we’ve seen between our sales teams.  Security is an extremely important industry to SHI and our mutual customers. I am confident we will continue to see success when positioning Rapid7 solutions."

- Joseph Lentine, Director – Strategic Software Partners, Security

North America Emerging Partner of the Year: GDT

North America Best Customer Retention Award: Optiv

North America Vulnerability Management Partner of the Year: GuidePoint Security

North America Detection & Response Partner of the Year: Sayers

"Being selected for this award is a special honor for Sayers. Ransomware preparedness is a cornerstone of the Sayers Cybersecurity Services portfolio.  We couldn’t be more impressed with the professionalism and cutting-edge technology Rapid7 brings to the market.  It was an easy decision to partner with Rapid7 for our Sayers Managed Detection & Response service offering."

- Joel Grace, Sr. VP of Client Services

North America MSSP Partner of the Year: Edge Communications

"Edge Communications is honored to be named the Rapid7 North America MSSP Partner of the Year for 2020.

"Edge is proud of the strong collaborative relationship that we have developed with Rapid7, a cybersecurity industry leader. Edge delivers one the best Managed Security solutions available in the marketplace, due in part to utilizing Rapid 7 products which we believe exceed the best in class designation. On behalf of the entire Edge team, thank you Rapid 7 for your support, dedication, and partnership."

- Frank Pallone, VP Information Security

Congratulations again to all our winners!

More about our partner program

The Rapid7 PACT Program is built to inspire our partners to grow with us and achieve mutual success through accountability, consistency, and transparency. By participating in the program, partners can offer powerful, industry-leading solutions to our joint customers, resulting in mutual success for all.

If you’re interested in becoming a Rapid7 partner, you can learn more here.