2013 Best Companies: Who's Up And Who's Down


President: Michael DeCesare

McAfee is No. 24 on this year's Best Companies To Partner With list, down five spots from No. 19 last year.

Earlier this month, former McAfee CEO Dave DeWalt, now CEO of FireEye, criticized his old company by saying its technology is "outdated" and used a "flawed" approach to addressing advanced threats.

On the positive side, McAfee executives last month announced new partner incentives and support initiatives to help solution providers expand into growth areas such as security analytics and advanced malware detection. Earlier in the year, the company refreshed its endpoint security platform in a move partners said created new opportunities for the channel.


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