San Jose, USA: McAfee and Ingram Micro have announced an expanded global relationship for the McAfee channel program. Under the expanded global relationship, McAfee to have access across Ingram Micros’ global distribution network.
It will allow McAfee to take its products and solutions into wider markets via Ingram Micro’s network including its regional Cloud Marketplaces and Centers of Excellence (CoE).
McAfee launched its SaaS portfolio on the U.S. Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace in late 2020. It plans to expand its footprint on Ingram Micro’s network of e-commerce platforms throughout 2021.
Both companies see the opportunity and impact of cloud transformation within the channel landscape. Together, these companies are working to help channel partners enhance their offerings to address customer needs. McAfee Device to Cloud Suites can help organisations adopt cloud.
Also, Ingram Micro is expanding its services capabilities with McAfee. It will provide migration services to move from legacy security technology to McAfee MVISION products.
“At McAfee, we are focused on empowering our partners to effectively address dynamic customer needs by providing industry-leading security solutions, a strong eco-system, and programs that enhance profitability, ” said Kathleen Curry, SVP – Global Enterprise Channels, OEM & Strategic Alliances, McAfee.
“Our expanded relationship with Ingram Micro will help build on the transformation that McAfee has been driving and enable our organisations to reach a larger set of customers around the world in need of security protection.”
“We are proud to play an increasingly important role in McAfee’s global channel strategy and applaud its efforts to increase its channel partner engagement and enablement,” said Scott Zahl, ED – Global Partner Enablement, Ingram Micro.
“Together with McAfee we are providing our mutual channel partners with access to one of the world’s most trusted cybersecurity solution portfolios and award-winning channel programs,” added Zahl.
“Add to the mix our security expertise and best-in-class resources including our regional Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplaces and global Centers of Excellence,” he informed.
Channel partners will benefit from the expanded relationship in the following ways:
- McAfee and Ingram Micro will be able to more effectively engage with and strengthen global channel partner relationships
- It will now be easier for channel partners to purchase McAfee products and solutions through Ingram Micro
- The expanded relationship enables Ingram Micro’s large service organisations with security tools and solutions from McAfee
- Partners will be able to see McAfee products in Ingram Micro CoE around the world