Bell Internet Protect powered by McAfee lets customers manage their own security services
MONTRÉAL, October 18, 2010 – Bell today launched a secure Internet solution called Bell Internet Protect powered by McAfee for Canadian small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The service combines both email and Internet security, enabling Bell customers to manage their own security services.
Bell Internet Protect powered by McAfeehas extensive capabilities: online protection for computers, servers and email against security threats such as viruses, spyware and more; firewalls for desktop computers; secure searches, Website blocking and filtering; vulnerability analysis of Web services; compliance with the PCI (Payment Cards Industry) standard; email security services through McAfee-hosted servers; messaging server security; and a management console that centralizes installation and configuration activities along with report production, updates and group management.
“Ease of use, top-notch solutions and a security administration portal make Bell Internet Protect powered by McAfee a first-class product for small and medium businesses,” said Peter Kerr, Vice-President – Marketing, Bell Business Markets. “Our partnership with McAfee is in line with our commitment to deliver corporate-class, value-added solutions to our SME customers.”
“We’re helping Bell bring big business protection to small and medium businesses,” said Ross Allen, senior vice president, Canada and Northeast United States, McAfee, Inc. “Partnering with Bell enables us to bring the strongest possible protection to this market, allowing SMEs to focus on their business and leave the security to us.”
About McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc., headquartered in Santa Clara, California, is the world's largest dedicated security technology company. McAfee delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that help secure systems, networks, and mobile devices around the world, allowing users to safely connect to the Internet, browse and shop the Web more securely. Backed by unrivaled Global Threat Intelligence, 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. McAfee secures your digital world. http://www.mcafee.com
McAfee Canada is headquartered in Markham, Ontario, with regional offices across Canada. The company's Consumer Software Research and Development facility in based in Waterloo, Ontario.
Headquartered in Montréal, Bell is Canada's largest communications company, providing consumers and business with solutions to all their communications needs, including Bell Mobility wireless, high-speed Bell Internet, Bell TV satellite television and Bell Fibe TV, Bell Home Phone local and long distance, and Bell Business Markets IP-broadband and information and communications technology (ICT) services.
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