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

McAfee to change its Partner Alliance Program

Las Vegas – One of the big takeaways from this year’s Focus Conference for solution providers is that McAfee will be making changes to its main channel program: the Partner Alliance Program. What

Published on: October 9th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

McAfee puts the freeze on malware

LAS VEGAS -- In a conference full of admissions, McAfee’s executive vice-president of global sales, Steve Redman added one more. He told the audience at the Focus conference that McAfee took its eye

Published on: October 4th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Intel/McAfee alliance aim to secure the Internet of Everything

LAS VEGAS -- Intel president Renee James, told a crowd of more than 3,000 customers and channel partners at the annual McAfee Focus conference that the Intel/McAfee partnership was made to invent the

Published on: October 3rd, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Trusted advisor: Trend or myth with CIOs?

LAS VEGAS – Four of the top CIOs in the high tech industry basically shattered the notion that solution providers need to gain trusted advisor status with them. The trusted advisor approach is

Published on: October 3rd, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

What to make of Microsoft Canada’s new president

I don’t know exactly what to make of Janet Kennedy’s appointment to the corner office of Microsoft Canada. She is, with all due respect, unknown to the Canadian market. While I think it

Published on: October 3rd, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto