20 To Watch In 2010

5 Companies: McAfee

Partners struggled to keep faith with security vendor McAfee throughout 2009 as key channel positions sat empty and channel reps turned over at an alarming clip. But by year's end, the company had plugged its management holes with the appointments of Cisco veteran Alex Thurber as senior vice president of worldwide channel operations and Fernando Quintero as head of North American channels. Now solution providers are looking for the company to prove that it can provide a solid, stable channel strategy.

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