Marco Awarded Barracuda Partner of the Year Americas

Posted Jul 1, 2024 8:00:00 AM

ST. CLOUD, MINN., JULY 1, 2024 Marco, a leading technology services company, announced it was named the Barracuda 2024 Partner of the Year Award during the Barracuda Americas Discover24 partner conference. Barracuda Networks, Inc. is a trusted partner and leading provider of cloud-first security solutions.

The annual Barracuda Partner Awards honor the top-performing channel partners in each region, recognizing Barracuda partners that surpassed business expectations and demonstrated unwavering dedication to securing their customers' journeys throughout the past year.

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This year, Barracuda held the Americas Discover24 Partner Summit, its annual partner conference, in Austin, Texas. The event brought together more than 150 key partners, providing a platform for participants to better understand how to stay ahead of the constantly evolving cybersecurity landscape and how best to protect customers.

Growing in Partnership

Marco has previously been awarded Regional Partner of the Year (Central, US) and Strategic Portfolio Partner of the Year. This year's achievement, however, is a first for Marco, and reflects the company's long-term dedication to providing world-class technical expertise and customer support for Barracuda's cybersecurity products and resources. 

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Dustin Bonn, Solutions Sales Director, and Mike Welling, Senior Solutions Manager, accepted the award for Marco Technologies.

Trevor Akervik, Marco's Chief Operating Officer, states: 

"All of us at Marco are thrilled to be recognized as Barracuda's partner of the year! I see this award as a testament to the entire team's dedication to continuous improvement, vendor partnerships, and client satisfaction. But I'd especially like to thank our Barracuda Certified Professionals, who have been instrumental in delivering top-notch cybersecurity solutions to our clients." 

Marco's Barracuda solutions have expanded over the years and currently include email protection, network and cloud security, and disaster recovery. 

“It’s an honor to celebrate the success of our channel partners and their commitment to helping their customers stay protected as their needs – and the threat landscape – continue to evolve,” said Maria Martinez, VP of Americas Channels at Barracuda. “As a channel-first company, we’ve made it a priority to invest in our partners and all the different ways we can help drive their success, so it is incredible to see our partners excel and achieve great things for their customers with Barracuda.”


At Barracuda we strive to make the world a safer place. We believe every business deserves access to cloud-first, enterprise-grade security solutions that are easy to buy, deploy, and use. We protect email, networks, data, and applications with innovative solutions that grow and adapt with our customers’ journey. More than 200,000 organizations worldwide trust Barracuda to protect them — in ways they may not even know they are at risk — so they can focus on taking their business to the next level. For more information, visit  
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Marco is one of the top business technology providers in the country, with offices in 15 states and serving customers nationally. Marco specializes in helping organizations with their IT, voice, print, and security needs from assessment to implementation to ongoing managed services. Their technology experts break down complex solutions into simple terms to position your business for success. Learn more at

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