SANTA CLARA, Calif., August 17, 2009 - McAfee, Inc. (NYSE:MFE) today announced that McAfee® VirusScan® Enterprise, McAfee AntiSpyware Enterprise, McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator® and McAfee Vulnerability Manager have been verified as Citrix Ready™. The Citrix Ready program identifies trusted, third-party solutions that add the greatest value in the Citrix Delivery Center™ infrastructure. The above mentioned McAfee products have completed a rigorous verification process to ensure compatibility with Citrix® XenApp™.
The Citrix Ready program makes it easy for customers to identify complementary products and solutions that can enhance Citrix environments. Customers can be confident that McAfee’s systems security and vulnerability management products have successfully passed a series of tests established by Citrix to work effectively with XenApp.
The ability to protect XenApp allows McAfee to expand its reach in the data center, protecting even more critical systems and data than before. McAfee enables business by providing the level of security necessary for organizations to safely virtualize applications. Citrix customers will look to McAfee to protect their XenApp environments.
“By joining the Citrix Ready program, McAfee makes it easier for joint customers to buy with confidence,” said John Fanelli, vice president of community and solutions marketing at Citrix. “Our joint solution compatibility is established for the buyer thanks to the Citrix Ready verification process, making it a simple decision to purchase McAfee for use in a Citrix environment.”
“Participating in the Citrix Ready program increases McAfee’s visibility with Citrix customers and channels, creating new revenue opportunities and clearly demonstrating our commitment to providing solutions that add value to Citrix products,” said Dave Scholtz, senior vice president of global strategic alliances at McAfee. “The McAfee-based offerings in the Citrix Ready program allow us to be a trusted and recommended solution for Citrix customer thus improving joint customer satisfaction.”
Citrix Ready products are featured in an online catalog at www.citrixready.com, and carry the Citrix Ready logo.
About the Citrix Ready Program
The Citrix Ready program identifies verified solutions that are trusted to enhance the Citrix Delivery Center product family, the company’s end-to-end infrastructure for application delivery. The Delivery Center includes Citrix XenApp, Citrix® XenDesktop™, Citrix® XenServer™ and Citrix® NetScaler®. The Citrix Ready designation is awarded to third party products that have successfully met verification criteria set by Citrix, and gives customers an added confidence in the compatibility of the joint solution offering. Citrix Ready leverages industry-leading alliances and partner eco-systems, to create solutions designed to meet various customer needs. The program incorporates over 2800 partners and who have demonstrated more than 9600 product verifications. Citrix earned industry recognition for the program earlier this year with its win of the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP) 2009 Alliance Excellence Award, because of its ability to create a strong community of alliances through implementation of new, innovative best practices. For more information about the Citrix Ready program can be found on the Citrix website at www.citrix.com/ready.
About McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc., headquartered in Santa Clara, California, is the world's largest dedicated security technology company. McAfee is committed to relentlessly tackling the world's toughest security challenges. The company delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that help secure systems and networks around the world, allowing users to safely connect to the Internet, browse and shop the web more securely. Backed by an award-winning research team, 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. http://www.mcafee.com
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