McAfee, an Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) company, has unveiled an open Security Connected Platform. It will allow partners and customers to plug additional services into McAfee’s offerings, the company claims. The news surfaced at McAfee FOCUS 2012 today in Las Vegas.
It sounds like a really big happy meal for channel partners. The new McAfee Profitability Stack serves up a range of beefy options to help VARs maximize their security software profits. So, will partners eat up the concept — especially as Sophos, Symantec and Trend Micro (among others) continue to counter the Intel-McAfee combo?
Chief Information Officers (CIOs) from McAfee, Intel, Symantec and Internet2 are set to address channel partners next week in Las Vegas. If you're a McAfee partner who wants to pose questions to the CIO panel then get in touch with The VAR Guy.
McAfee, working closely with Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) on some fronts, is making four enhancements to its Endpoint Security offerings — which range from Apple iOS 6 support to more encryption capabilities across PCs and Macs. Senior VP Candace Worley described the endpoint security strategy during FOCUS 12, a conference this week in Las Vegas.
Intel Security is introducing an innovative software-defined approach to securing virtualized environments that also leverages existing infrastructure. The first release of the Intel® Security Controller integrates McAfee Virtual Network Security Platform, a next-generation IPS optimized for Intel® Xeon® based servers, into VMware NSX.
Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: SecurityAn agreement between Westinghouse Electric Company and McAfee will see the former provide McAfee Enterprise Security Manager and Network Intrusion Protection to new and existing nuclear power plants.