Record Breaking Number of Partners Learn About “Security Connected” Vision
LAS VEGAS, October 11, 2010 - FOCUS 2010 – McAfee, Inc. (NYSE:MFE), will announce its channel strategy for 2011 to nearly 700 partner attendees at its Global Partner Summit held in conjunction with FOCUS 10. Building upon the programs launched in 2010 under the McAfee SecurityAlliance Partner Program, the McAfee acceleration strategy includes a series of partner growth initiatives for 2011 focusing on flexible delivery models, the development of small and mid market enterprise opportunities and programs to support emerging technology markets.
McAfee also announced the go live of the McAfee Channel Community, which consists of private regional groups from around the globe. The community was created with the objective to engage, enable and empower partners; ultimately making it easier for them to do business with McAfee. The community will provide a one stop place for reseller partners and distributors to access all resources and communications they need to make the most of their McAfee relationship.
McAfee 2011 Acceleration Strategy
With the theme of “Accelerate!,” the 2010 McAfee SecurityAlliance Partner Summit will provide business partners with an extensive program covering strategy on the following growth initiatives:
“SHI has seen a great return on the investment and partnership with McAfee; which we attribute to close collaboration in the field and a portfolio of leading edge solutions,” said Mark Emerick, senior manager, IT Risk Management at SHI. “By going to market together to address our customers’ security challenges, McAfee has assisted in the growth of our security business across both our mid-market and enterprise customers.”
Global Partner Summit Agenda Summary
“We have more than doubled our partner participation from last year’s McAfee Global Partner Summit,” said Thurber. “We are continuing to invest in our partner community and together we are able to better address the security needs of our customers and offer the best solution options available. We are adhering to our ‘Listen, Learn and Deliver’ philosophy in enhancing our partner programs and product offerings and are committed to drive and build upon our successful partner program by delivering a value-based, enabled, productive and profitable channel to support a mutual global customer base.”
At FOCUS 10 McAfee SecurityAlliance Partner Summit, McAfee is hosting a record number of resellers, including distributors, corporate resellers and solution providers, along with Service Provider partners, OEM partners, Security Innovation Alliance partners and Global Alliance Partners from around the world.
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