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Newly Launched Skyhigh Security Prepping First Partner Program

One analyst says STG will likely sell Skyhigh Security before the end of 2022.

Edward Gately

March 23, 2022

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Skyhigh Security, which includes the McAfee Enterprise security service edge (SSE) portfolio, will introduce its partner program later this year.

Symphony Technology Group (STG) has completed its split of McAfee Enterprise into two organizations with the launch of Skyhigh Security. It offers cloud access security broker (CASB), secure web gateway (SWG), zero trust network access (ZTNA), cloud data loss prevention (DLP), remote browser isolation technology, cloud firewall and cloud-native application protection platform (CNAPP).

The rest of McAfee Enterprise and FireEye formed Trellix, a $2 billion cybersecurity titan. STG acquired McAfee Enterprise and FireEye last year.

Seamless Transition for Partners

Arnie Lopez is Skyhigh’s vice president of worldwide systems engineering.

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Skyhigh Security’s Arnie Lopez

“Skyhigh Security has partners and will have a partner program,” he said. “We intend to maintain all business relationships and contracts so partners will receive the same sales and marketing support from both Skyhigh Security and Trellix. All conditions, partner portals and legal constructs remain unchanged at this time, bringing a seamless transition to the partners and keeping their familiar processes in place to minimize disruption.”

Eric Parizo is managing principal analyst of Omdia Cybersecurity. (Omdia and Channel Futures share a parent company, Informa.) He said STG’s biggest motivation for splitting McAfee Enterprise is likely the potential resale of both companies.

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Edward Gately

Senior News Editor, Channel Futures

As news editor, Edward Gately covers cybersecurity, new channel programs and program changes, M&A and other IT channel trends. Prior to Informa, he spent 26 years as a newspaper journalist in Texas, Louisiana and Arizona.

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