Tech Data Canada boosts SaaS offerings

Tech Data Canada is making available McAfee’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions to its reseller network. According to the Mississauga, Ont.-based distributor, these products will be supported by the Tech Data Canada Software Business Unit. Through

Published on: September 4th, 2014 CDN Staff

McAfee warns of fake Heartbleed removal kits

It was bound to happen sooner or later. With the threat of Heartbleed still very fresh in our minds, cyber criminals have lost no time in cashing in on the scare by sending

Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Red Hat acquires storage vendor and boosts presence in Canada

TORONTO - Red Hat has confirmed it plans to acquire Inktank, a vendor of scale-out, open source storage systems. Inktank's flagship product -- Inktank Ceph Enterprise -- delivers object and block storage software to

Published on: April 30th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

McAfee inks security partnership with power vendor

A partnership deal between security vendor McAfee, now Intel Security, and Schneider Electric, formerly APC, may enable solution providers to resell security along with power and cooling products. The new partnership was announced

Published on: March 18th, 2014 CDN Staff

McAfee warns of the dangers of the “dark web”

Security McAfee Labs (soon to be known as Intel Security) is highlighting the role of the “dark web” malware industry as driving many of the high-profile point-of-sale attacks and data breaches the industry

Published on: March 10th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

McAfee launches McAfee Threat Intelligence Exchange

Security vendor McAfee (soon to be known as Intel security) has launched McAfee Threat Intelligence exchange, which it calls the first solution to orchestrate local and global threat intelligence information and enterprise-wide security

Published on: March 3rd, 2014 Jeff Jedras

McAfee offers pay-as-you-go model to MSPs

Security vendor McAfee, now Intel Security, is expanding its effort into the managed services providers (MSP) community by offering, for the first time, hardware appliances in a pay-as-you-go financial model. Company channel chief

Published on: February 19th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Newsmaker #24: Fernando Quintero, McAfee/Intel

From 2012 to 2013, things at the security vendor McAfee were not as easy as they looked from the outset. Fernando Quintero, McAfee’s vice president of channel sales for the Americas, proposed a

Published on: February 18th, 2014 CDN Staff

Digital lovers in a dangerous time

With less than two weeks until Valentine’s Day, security vendor McAfee (soon to be Intel Security) has released the findings of its 2014 Love, Relationships & Technology survey and, as Bruce Cockburn would

Published on: February 4th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

McAfee brand will be phased out by Intel

McAfee, a security brand that was established in 1987, will no longer exist in the marketplace. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, during his keynote address at CES 2014, made the surprising announcement while also

Published on: January 8th, 2014 CDN Staff

Red Hat Canada hires top McAfee exec as new president

CDN has learned from two sources that Luc Villeneuve will become the new president of Red Hat Canada. The start date for Villeneuve is Dec. 2nd, according to the two sources. Villeneuve replaces

Published on: November 22nd, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

The margin is not enough: Q&A with McAfee channel chief

The biggest message Fernando Quintero, McAfee’s vice president of channel sales for the Americas, wants to tell Canadian channel partners is that the formula for success is to be better connected. Quintero’s formula

Published on: November 8th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

SMBs have false sense of IT security: report

A new report by security vendor McAfee and retailer Office Depot found there appears to be a gap between how secure small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) feel from an IT perspective, and how

Published on: November 1st, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Vendors can’t effectively run Canada from the U.S., and they shouldn’t try

You can tell a lot about a company by the way they go to market. And you can tell that the major vendors that use a North American model, instead of going to

Published on: October 11th, 2013 Jeff Jedras