Ex-Cisco Systems (CSCO) executive Chris Young has made the leap to Intel Security, where he has taken on the role of senior vice president and general manager. Young took to the stage at last week’s McAfee FOCUS 2014 conference in Las Vegas to discuss his plans to change the state of enterprise security.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Enterprise data security provider Vormetric has joined the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance (SIA) Program as a Sales Teaming Partner, the company announced during the McAfee FOCUS 2014 conference in Las Vegas.