McAfee Adds Security Innovation Alliance Partners

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 […]

Verizon Business, McAfee Form Alliance

Verizon Business (VZ) and McAfee Inc. (MFE) have announced a global strategic alliance to provide integrated security solutions to businesses and government agencies worldwide. Through this agreement, Verizon Business will offer McAfee’s entire line of enterprise security products and services while McAfee taps Verizon Business’ data center outsourcing and consulting and managed services capabilities. Additionally, the companies […]

Salesforce Snags Cisco Exec

Doug Dennerline has left Cisco Systems (CSCO), where he was WebEx chief, to join in sales. Dennerline will serve as executive vice president of sales for the Americas. He will report to Frank van Veenendaal, president of worldwide sales. Dennerline’s leadership of Cisco’s cloud and SaaS strategies is thought to be an asset for furthering […]

McAfee Names Industry Veteran Worldwide Channel SVP

McAfee Inc. (MFE) has announced it has appointed Alex Thurber as senior vice president of worldwide channel operations. In this role, Thurber will be responsible for all aspects of the McAfee worldwide channel strategy and operations. Thurber’s immediate areas of focus will be implementing infrastructure improvements to make it easier to do business with McAfee and […]

Ingram Micro, McAfee Pay Fiddler for Channel Stuffing

Ingram Micro (IM) and security vendor McAfee have done the dance and are now paying the fiddler. The two companies reportedly engaged in a channel stuffing scheme over the course of two years that in turn boosted revenues for McAfee and profit margins for Ingram Micro. Ingram Micro now has paid a $15 million fine to […]

Tufin Joins McAfee Security Innovation Alliance

Tufin Technologies, a provider of security lifecycle management solutions, announced it has joined the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance (SIA) partner program. As part of this program, Tufin will integrate its Tufin Security Suite (TSS) with McAfee Firewall Enterprise (formerly Sidewinder) and the McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) software. The joint solution will enable McAfee customers to […]

McAfee Launches Web Security in the Cloud

McAfee Inc. (MFE) has announced availability of McAfee Web Protection Service – a SaaS Web security solution providing protection from malware and other Web-borne threats without any on-premise requirements. The new cloud-based service is based on McAfee’s McAfee Web Gateway technology (formerly known as Webwasher) and addresses Internet usage issues surrounding security, organizational compliance and policy […]

Trend Micro Names North American Channel Chief

Security solution provider Trend Micro Inc. announced that Cody Leser has been appointed senior director of North America channel sales, effective immediately. Leser will be responsible for sustaining, advancing and executing the channel sales strategy for Trend Micro, including managing successful partnerships and achieving aggressive growth goals. “Leser brings years of channel sales, operations experience […]

Flanking the Front Lines

EVERY NEW TECHNOLOGY attracts the dark side, as IP telephony did earlier this year when a VoIP executive and his hacker accomplice were arrested for fraud. And while computers largely have become immune to attacks thanks to firewalls and other security measures the occasional bug still seeps through the cracks. Next up on hackers radar […]

McAfee Appoints Senior VP of North American Channels

McAfee Inc., an intrusion-prevention and security-risk management company, on Monday announced that Dave Dickison will assume the role of senior vice president of North American channels. In his new role, Dickison will focus on developing deeper relationships with networking solutions providers, ensuring partner enablement with tools and program offerings, creating a services-enabled channel, and focused […]

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