August 15, 2011
The VAR Guy
The VAR Guy looks at updates to the security vendor’s program.
“The bottom line for the new registration program is your bottom line by rewarding partners for securing new business deals, according to McAfee. The program started as a pilot run, which, Thurber said, was ‘ … an incredible success,’ leading McAfee to roll it out globally. Subsequently, the new registration program is now fully available to all Elite, Premier and Select channel partners, with small parts of the program available to associate partners.”
Tony Smith writes that the company is expecting a boom in the second half of the year.
“iPhone 5 orders will total 25.5m to 26m units, apparently, 5.5-6m of them in Q3 – September, essentially, since it won’t be out until then – and the rest in Q4. That, the moles say, represents a small reduction in Q3 volumes but a big increase in Q4 orders. Apple is clearly expecting a bumper Christmas.”
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes reports on how to get the latest version ahead of schedule and changes to the browser.
“There are a lot of changes made under the hood. For example, startup is faster as users can choose whether or not to load all the tag groups or not.”