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.
McAfee has issued a hotfix for buggy antivirus security updates, and Channel Chief Gavin Struthers has apologized to partners for the problem. End of story. Nothing to see here. Move along. Oh, unless you want the actual details.
McAfee Co-President Michael DeCesare this morning offered an update on the Intel-McAfee synergies, and he sees four trends impacting the future of IT security: (1) Social media, (2)public and private cloud, (3) big data and (4) the app explosion tied to mobile.
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?
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