Independent Research Firm Names McAfee as a Leader in Separate Reports
SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 18, 2009 - McAfee, Inc. (NYSE:MFE) today announced that it has been named a Leader in two April reports from Forrester Research, Inc., "The Forrester Wave: Web Filtering, Q2 2009" and "The Forrester Wave: Email Filtering, Q2 2009," due to strong functionality and focused strategy.
The authors of the reports evaluated and positioned ten vendors that offer enterprise Web filtering and Email filtering appliances and software. As part of the assessment, Forrester evaluated McAfee against past research, user need assessments, vendor and expert interviews, and a comprehensive set of over 50 evaluation criteria.
“TrustedSource reputation technology is one of the best in the industry, comprising innovative distributed processing and data correlation technologies,” wrote Chenxi Wang, Ph.D. and research analyst with Forrester in “The Forrester Wave: Web Filtering, Q2 2009” report. “McAfee Web Gateway [formerly Secure Web1] also offers excellent enterprise management support, including user directory integration, comprehensive reporting, and highly customizable policy management.”
"We believe McAfee’s placement as a leader in both of these reports is a testament to the sound architecture of our products," said Tim Roddy, Senior Director, Web and Mail for the Network Security Business Unit, McAfee, Inc. "We are proud to be named a leader in both Forrester Waves. We look forward to McAfee’s continued focus on developing innovative technologies to meet customer demand.”
In “The Forrester Wave: Email Filtering, Q2 2009” assessment, Dr. Wang stated, “McAfee Email Gateway [formerly Secure Mail] appliance series excels at offering a well-rounded appliance option, with solid functionality in almost every category.”
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1 McAfee Web was referred to as Secure Web in the Forrester Wave: Web Filtering, Q2 2009 report. Secure Computing was purchased by McAfee in November, 2008.
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