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Refactr Named a Finalist for 2020 CRN Tech Innovator Award

November 9, 2020

Refactr, the radically simple DevSecOps automation platform, is pleased to announce that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Refactr as a finalist in the 2020 CRN Tech Innovator Awards. Refactr was recognized for its DevSecOps automation platform in the IT/Application Automation category.

This annual award program honors innovative vendors in the IT channel across 49 technology categories, in key areas ranging from cloud to security to storage to networking. CRN editors assessed hundreds of vendor products along multiple criteria, including uniqueness, key capabilities, technological competency, and addressing customer needs.

Refactr is a radically simple DevSecOps automation platform helping cybersecurity teams collaboratively operate at the speed of DevOps. The startup provides an automation platform made especially for cybersecurity teams and their use cases, all while being DevOps friendly. The automation platform augments existing tools and processes so that teams can start automating out of the box without needing to upskill. Teams using Refactr are using it to plug into existing DevOps workflows, build connectors for popular security tools, or combine the best features of SOAR and CI/CD for their application security, cloud security, DevSecOps, compliance, network automation, infrastructure automation and incident response needs.

“CRN’s Tech Innovator Awards celebrate technology vendors that empower end users and promote business growth for solution providers with pioneering, purpose-built solutions,” said Blaine Raddon, CEO of The Channel Company. “Congratulations to each of this year’s CRN Tech Innovator Award finalists! We are honored to recognize these best-in-class vendors that are powering IT transformation and innovation.”

“DevOps teams are making strides in automating their workflows, but cybersecurity teams cannot use existing CI/CD solutions to catch up, be it due to a mismatch of tools or expertise. This is where Refactr is doing the critical job of adapting CI/CD especially for cybersecurity so that they can shift left and adopt an agile approach.” said Mike Fraser, co-founder, CEO and chief architect of Refactr. “We thank CRN for including us as a finalist amongst other cutting-edge solutions, and their role in helping us expand our efforts to innovate the tech industry.”

The Tech Innovator Awards will be featured in the December issue of CRN and can be viewed online at

About Refactr

Refactr is a Seattle-based DevSecOps startup founded in 2017 by military veterans and industry experts in cloud and cybersecurity. Our mission is to accelerate adoption of DevSecOps by empowering cybersecurity to collaboratively operate at the speed of DevOps. We provide an easy to use DevSecOps automation platform made especially for cybersecurity while also supporting features that are DevOps friendly. Plug into existing DevOps workflows, connect with security tools, and ensure your organization continuously automates in a safe and seamless manner, all without needing to upskill. At Refactr, we innovate to make the world more secure and agile through the next shift of digital transformation into IT-as-Code. Request a demo at

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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The Channel Company Contact:
Jennifer Hogan
The Channel Company

Refactr Contact:
Steph Yeo

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