Business Wire, Technology, Feb 22, 2010

Leading Security-as-a-Service Provider Surpasses 575,000 SaaS Customers and Updates Release of Email and Web Security Solutions

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– McAfee, Inc. (NYSE: MFE) announced that it has surpassed 575,000 users of its comprehensive portfolio of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offerings, including email and web protection, email continuity and archiving services, endpoint protection and vulnerability management. To mark the milestone, the company also released enhanced versions of its email and web solutions, including several new integration and performance updates.

“Along with the acquisition of MX Logic in July 2009, the customer milestone and new service releases demonstrate the commitment and enormous momentum McAfee has for its Security-as-a-Service business,” said Marc Olesen, senior vice president and general manager, McAfee Software-as-a-Service. “With the industry’s broadest portfolio of massively scalable and multi-tenant security solutions and our ability to let users choose between SaaS, on-premise or a combination of both, we simply believe that nobody can serve the dynamic security needs of customers better than McAfee.”

McAfee offers a complete range of SaaS-based security solutions comprised of email, web, email continuity, email archiving, endpoint protection and vulnerability management. With ten years of experience in providing Security-as-a-Service solutions, McAfee offers comprehensive protection and reliability. McAfee provides customers with a single vendor solution and frequent service upgrades.

Email & Web Solutions Extend Leadership in Security-as-a-Service

McAfee SaaS solutions are upgraded frequently, providing users with the latest-and-greatest technology, features, and overall protection. These enhancements come at no additional cost to existing users, and require no manual updating or installation. In this latest release, email and web security service enhancements include:

By integrating with real-time, cloud-based global threat intelligence, McAfee security SaaS products also provide increased visibility into both external and internal threats and vulnerabilities, protecting customers more efficiently and reducing both acquisition and operational costs. The complete McAfee security SaaS portfolio leverages the company’s large install base and impressive threat intelligence capabilities, providing customers with the most insightful and comprehensive view of the evolving threat landscape. With McAfee’s security SaaS offerings, the company delivers confidence in protection through a market leading and diverse portfolio of solutions.

McAfee Responds to Changing Customer Needs

“Since deploying Total Protection Service, a McAfee security-as-a-service offering we’ve essentially been able to set-and-forget message security and focus more of our IT resources on tasks that drive the business,” said Greg Ellison, Gilligan Oil. “McAfee-based solutions are extremely easy to use and never interfere with daily operations. We are reassured knowing that the services we use are always up to date, and continuously monitored by McAfee.”

Despite industry consolidation, the security SaaS industry remains fragmented with smaller, unproven vendors and larger vendors with incomplete product portfolios. McAfee combines the industry’s broadest and deepest portfolio with the maturity, stability and experience in SaaS and security. This announcement underscores the McAfee commitment to Security-as-a-Service and cloud-based solutions that deliver the most flexible, reliable and diverse solutions on the market.

About McAfee, Inc.

McAfee, Inc., headquartered in Santa Clara, California, is the world’s largest dedicated security technology company. McAfee is committed to relentlessly tackling the world’s toughest security challenges. The company delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that help secure systems and networks around the world, allowing users to safely connect to the Internet, browse and shop the web more securely. Backed by an award-winning research team, McAfee creates innovative products that empower home users, businesses, the public sector and service providers by enabling them to prove compliance with regulations, protect data, prevent disruptions, identify vulnerabilities, and continuously monitor and improve their security.

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