SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ McAfee Inc. (NYSE: MFE) today announced that McAfee® ePolicy Orchestrator® tested with McAfee® VirusScan® Enterprise received the Windows IT PRO's Editor's Choice award in a comparison of some of the industry's leading policy based management products.
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePOTM) received 4.5 stars out of five in the review, and was praised for its "ability to achieve relative ease of use and broad functionality." The review complimented ePolicy Orchestrator for its well-designed console structure and wrote that ePO's policies with inheritance "make for easy, flexible policy assignment."
Over 45 million nodes are currently managed with McAfee's ePolicy Orchestrator, which provides security management for customers ranging from midsized businesses to enterprises with hundreds of thousands of nodes. ePO is the management console for McAfee's Security Risk Management strategy, and provides customers with a complete integrated network and system security.
"While competitors have scrambled to provide a security console that manages multiple security products simultaneously, McAfee has been delivering integrated management solutions across its product portfolio with ePO for quite some time," said Vimal Solanki, McAfee senior director of product marketing. "We are honored to have received Windows IT PRO's Editor's Choice award."
The review focused on the policy management interface, vendor architecture, scalability, and the approach taken by vendors to organize and manage clients. Please visit http://www.windowsitpro.com/articles/print.cfm?articleid=95568 for more information.
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator is the industry's leading and most scalable system security management solution. It reduces complexity and delivers a coordinated, proactive defense against malicious threats and attacks. ePO provides an unmatched, comprehensive system security management at the lowest cost of ownership. It also ensures the fastest compliance with security policies, which prevents costly business disruptions caused by malware infections and attacks.
McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator is the broadest security management console in the industry. The solutions ePO manages as part of McAfee's Security Risk Management approach include:
McAfee VirusScan Enterprise (included in McAfee Total Protection) uses the award-winning McAfee scanning engine to detect and clean malware, and to protect systems from spyware, rootkits, viruses, worms, Trojans, and other online threats. VirusScan Enterprise also contains functionality for anti-virus, anti-spyware, host intrusion prevention, and firewalls for protection from known and unknown threats. This includes targeted hacker and buffer overflow attacks.
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