Bill Robbins On Why Sophos Offers Unmatched MDR For Partners
Robbins, the recently appointed president of worldwide field operations at Sophos, told CRN that while some MDR (managed detection and response) vendors are ‘not as committed’ to the segment, ‘we’re going to be there’ for partners.
What brought you to Sophos?
When we sold [Mandiant] to Google, I thought about taking some time off, and I did get a little bit. But before I’d even left Google, [CEO] Kris [Hagerman] had talked to me. I knew Kris from the Veritas [Software] days. I’ve been very impressed with what the team had accomplished at Sophos. When the opportunity arose here to come in and try to help the company keep going above that billion-dollar level, and really become an even broader security-focused company, [I saw] the opportunity to really say, “What’s the next stage?”