McAfee Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant for Secure Email Gateways

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – September 26, 2012 – McAfee today announced that leading analyst firm Gartner, Inc. has placed the company in the leader’s quadrant in its “Magic Quadrant for Secure Email Gateways” as published on August 15, 2012. Gartner’s research examined leading vendors who offer solutions in the email security marketplace.

Gartner identifies leaders as companies that perform well, have a clear vision of market direction and are actively building competencies to sustain their leadership positions in the market. The analyst firm focuses its selection criteria on strategic vendors, data loss prevention capability, encryption and better protection from targeted phishing attacks.

“Being placed in the leader’s quadrant highlights McAfee’s comprehensive range of email security functionality, as well as superior vision and execution for current and anticipated customer requirements,” said Pat Calhoun, senior vice president and general manager of network security at McAfee. “We believe that our position in the leader’s quadrant demonstrates the strength, stability, flexibility and effectiveness of McAfee Email Protection Solutions.”

McAfee Email Protection provides the ability to deploy email security in multiple form factors, including hardware appliances, virtual appliances, cloud-based and blade servers. McAfee provides holistic enterprise-class features and flexibility to increase messaging security while reducing the costs associated with spam, bandwidth consumption, malware cleanup, and data loss. Customers have complete flexibility to use a combination or switch between the solutions without any additional charge. McAfee email security solutions include McAfee Email Protection, McAfee SaaS Email Encryption, McAfee SaaS Email Archiving, and McAfee Email Security for Servers.

Visit the Gartner website to view the entire report.

About the Magic Quadrant
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About McAfee
McAfee, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), 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 its 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 is relentlessly focused on constantly finding new ways to keep our customers safe. http://www.mcafee.com

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