Extends NAC with Network Threat Behavioral Analysis and IPS Integration; McAfee Receives Top Awards in Multiple Reviews
SANTA CLARA, Calif., October 26, 2010 - McAfee Inc. (NYSE:MFE) today announced that the McAfee Network Access Control solution is now shipping with unique integrations to the McAfee Network Security Platform, which for the first time unifies McAfee Network Access Control, McAfee Network IPS and McAfee Network Threat Behavior Analysis capabilities. This integration provides complete internal network visibility and access control managed from one console. Additionally, McAfee Network Access Control has received several recent industry accolades that validate the company’s unique approach to solving the toughest challenges in network security. The integration of NAC, Network IPS and behavioral analysis tools provides enhanced visibility across the network, to enable unprecedented security through the pre-admission assessment of devices and user identity as well as post-admission monitoring of activity.
A Nov. 2009 Forrester Research report by Forrester Research, Inc. entitled, “Market Overview: Network Access Control (NAC),” studied 18 different NAC vendors and at the time McAfee offered the widest variety of features and functions that was looked for. In addition, Forrester named McAfee one of the NAC “Vendors to Watch,” saying that the combination of NAC, IPS and behavioral analysis technology will be “a strong complement to its client security suite.”
“Customers have come to rely on McAfee for the best network protection available, and our commitment to them is to continue to innovate and break the molds of traditional network access control capabilities,” said Rees Johnson, senior vice president and general manager for Network Security of McAfee. “We believe the accolades we’ve received over the past year validate our product strategy and traction in the market. We will continue to deliver on customer demand by providing powerful new tools that extend visibility into the vast unprotected areas of the network.”
A positive Network World review emphasizes how McAfee customers “will find that adding McAfee Network Access Control to their networks is a very natural and easy extension.” SC Magazine also made McAfee its only “Recommended” vendor with a five-star rating, describing the McAfee Network Access Control solution as a “strong platform” that “has it all.”
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