McAfee Inc. (MFE) has announced new members to its McAfee Security Innovation Alliance program. Since October 2009, eight new members have joined the program as Associate Partners, including: 1E, 2e2, Altor Networks, Avtor, Buypass AS, Key Ovation, Rev2 Networks and Samsung.
In addition, the following eight partners now have “McAfee Compatible” solutions and have been promoted to Technology Partner status in the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance program: Agiliance, Centrify, ClearPoint Metrics, Evidian, Netcordia, RedSeal Systems, RingCube and Telos. McAfee has worked with these partners to validate their integrations for their adherence to integration best practices.
McAfee also has welcomed the following three partners to its Sales Teaming Program: Agiliance, Netcordia and RingCube. Partners in the Sales Teaming Program complement the McAfee product portfolio, and enable the McAfee sales force and channel to drive more complete security solution relationships with enterprise customers.
Across Asia Pacific, Canada, Europe, Japan, the Middle East and the United States, the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance program now has 89 partners committed to helping customers drive operational savings with McAfee Compatible products.
“Through the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance program and our integrations with our partners, we’ve evolved our security platform to respond much more quickly to a greater number of threats, irrespective of source, location of origin or threat vector,” said Ed Barry, senior director of the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance partner program. “By bringing together intelligent alerts from our partner base and combining these with our threat intelligence capabilities, we can offer powerful new capabilities to our customers to help them contain costs, reduce risk and maintain compliance.”