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McAfee Partner Channel - a Dynamic Analysis by compuBase

McAfee is a global cybersecurity company founded in 1987 by John McAfee.
The company specializes in providing comprehensive security solutions and services to individuals, businesses, and governments worldwide.
McAfee offers a wide range of products, including antivirus software, endpoint protection, network security, cloud security, and data protection solutions.
McAfee has a strong presence in the cybersecurity industry and is known for its innovative technologies and advanced threat intelligence capabilities.
The company has a large customer base, including both individual consumers and enterprise customers, across different industries. McAfee has a global network of partners and resellers that help distribute and support their products and services. In 2011, Intel acquired McAfee, and the company operated as a subsidiary of Intel until 2016 when it was spun off and became a standalone cybersecurity company again.


McAfee is primarily engaged in the field of cybersecurity within the IT industry. Here are some of the key activities and offerings of McAfee in IT:
  • Security Software: McAfee develops and provides a wide range of security software products, including antivirus software, internet security suites, and endpoint protection solutions. These products help protect computers, servers, and mobile devices from malware, viruses, and other cyber threats.
  • Threat Intelligence: McAfee offers advanced threat intelligence services that provide real-time insights into emerging cyber threats. They collect and analyze vast amounts of data from various sources to identify and mitigate potential security risks.
  • Network Security: McAfee provides network security solutions that help organizations protect their networks from unauthorized access, intrusions, and other network-based attacks. These solutions include firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and secure web gateways.
  • Cloud Security: With the increasing adoption of cloud computing, McAfee offers cloud security solutions designed to secure data, applications, and infrastructure in cloud environments. They help organizations ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of their cloud-based assets.
  • Data Protection: McAfee provides data protection solutions that safeguard sensitive information and prevent unauthorized access, leakage, or loss of data. These solutions include encryption tools, data loss prevention (DLP) systems, and secure file sharing platforms.
  • Managed Security Services: McAfee offers managed security services to assist organizations in effectively managing and monitoring their security infrastructure. These services may include threat monitoring, incident response, vulnerability management, and security consulting.
  • Mobile Security: McAfee develops mobile security solutions for smartphones and tablets, protecting users from mobile malware, phishing attacks, and privacy risks. These solutions often include features like antivirus scanning, anti-theft functionality, and secure web browsing.
  • Security Audits and Assessments: McAfee conducts security audits and assessments to evaluate an organization's security posture, identify vulnerabilities, and recommend remediation measures. These services help organizations enhance their security and compliance efforts.
  • Security Education and Training: McAfee offers educational resources and training programs to raise awareness about cybersecurity threats and best practices. They provide guidance on topics like online safety, secure browsing, and password management.
  • Cybersecurity Research: McAfee engages in extensive cybersecurity research to identify new threats, vulnerabilities, and attack techniques. Their research helps in developing proactive security measures and staying ahead of evolving cyber threats.
McAfee utilizes a distribution model that involves a combination of direct sales, channel partners, and online platforms. Here are the key components of McAfee's distribution model:
  • Direct Sales: McAfee has a direct sales force that engages with enterprise customers, government agencies, and other large organizations directly. They have dedicated account managers and sales teams who work closely with customers to understand their specific cybersecurity needs and offer tailored solutions.
  • Channel Partners: McAfee has a robust network of channel partners, including value-added resellers (VARs), distributors, system integrators, and managed service providers (MSPs). These partners collaborate with McAfee to market, sell, and support McAfee's products and services. They often have expertise in specific industries or regions and help extend McAfee's reach to a broader customer base.
  • Online Platforms: McAfee also offers its products and services through online platforms and marketplaces. Customers can directly purchase McAfee's software and subscriptions through their official website, e-commerce platforms, and digital marketplaces. This online distribution channel provides convenience and accessibility for individual consumers and small businesses.
  • OEM Partnerships: McAfee forms partnerships with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to pre-install their security software on computers, laptops, and mobile devices. These partnerships enable McAfee to reach a wide audience by having their products bundled with hardware from major manufacturers.
  • Service Providers: McAfee collaborates with internet service providers (ISPs) and telecommunications companies to integrate their security solutions into the service provider's offerings. This allows the service providers to offer value-added security services to their customers, enhancing their overall service portfolio.
  • Global Presence: McAfee operates globally and has a presence in various regions around the world. They leverage local sales teams, partners, and distributors to cater to the specific needs of different markets and ensure efficient distribution of their products and services.

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Definition of a McAfee Partner

Any qualified partner:
Reselling, integrating, or supporting regularly McAfee products 

Or with one of the following accreditations / Certifications (some name may have changed)
  • McAfee Platinum Partner
  • McAfee Gold Partner
  • McAfee Registered Partner

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