Top Channel Portal Recognizes McAfee in Its Annual Report Card and Names Executive to Top 100 Women in the Channel
SANTA CLARA, Calif., August 26, 2009 - McAfee, Inc. (NYSE:MFE) has received two top industry accolades from Everything Channel. McAfee senior vice president of sales and channel operations Julie Cullivan was recognized by Everything Channel’s CRN Magazine as one of the Top 100 Women in the Channel, and the company was honored with a first place win for product innovation in the prestigious 2009 Everything Channel Annual Report Card, Network Security Software category.
“These recognitions are great validation of our approach and our leadership,” said Alex Thurber, senior vice president of worldwide channel operations for McAfee. “We remain committed to the channel, and will continue to grow and develop our products and our relationships with partners.”
The Top 100 Women in the Channel were chosen by the editors of CRN Magazine based on the winners’ achievements as executives and the amount of influence they wield over the technology channel. With more than 10 years of channel experience, Julie Cullivan has been instrumental in integrating acquisitions and developing programs for partners assimilating into McAfee from the acquired companies. A special feature of the Top 100 Women of the Channel is in the August issue of CRN Magazine.
The Everything Channel Annual Report card recognizes outstanding partner programs and vendor service in 18 product categories. Winners were selected by Everything Channel's editorial team, based on the survey results of more than 5,000 systems integrators, IT consulting organizations, value-added resellers (VARs), solution providers and software developers. The 2009 Annual Report Card awards were handed out at an event honoring all the overall category winners.
About McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc., headquartered in Santa Clara, California, is the world's largest dedicated security technology company. McAfee is committed to relentlessly tackling the world's toughest security challenges. The company delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that help secure systems and networks around the world, allowing users to safely connect to the Internet, browse and shop the web more securely. Backed by an award-winning research team, McAfee creates innovative products that empower home users, businesses, the public sector and service providers by enabling them to prove compliance with regulations, protect data, prevent disruptions, identify vulnerabilities, and continuously monitor and improve their security. http://www.mcafee.com
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