SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - McAfee, Inc. (NYSE: MFE) today announced a worldwide agreement with HP to provide a 60-day trial of pre-installed McAfee® Total Protection Software on select HP commercial desktop computers and notebooks. The service, available immediately, is designed for small business customers.
"The need to secure computers from complex Internet threats is becoming a top concern for smaller business customers," said Todd Gebhart, senior vice president and general manager, McAfee Consumer, Mobile and Small Business. "McAfee's service is designed to deliver security that is always on, always ready and always up-to-date." Total Protection Service from McAfee leverages the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) technology McAfee has used to protect small business customers for more than nine years.
"Millions of HP small business customers worldwide who buy our commercial line of computers will be protected out-of-the-box through the preloaded McAfee security application, which can be upgraded at the end of a trial period," said Rob Montgomery, director of business development for the Attach business at HP. "Delivering the McAfee security solution protects small business customers whether they are in the office or remote, from viruses, spyware, phishing, hackers and identity thieves."
McAfee Total Protection Service provides smart, simple and secure protection that automatically detects and blocks known and as-yet-undiscovered threats to desktops, notebooks, emails and servers. Total Protection Service provides automatic, real-time protection against viruses, spyware and hackers, along with McAfee SiteAdvisor's advanced warning protection, which warns users before they visit dangerous Web sites. The service also includes simplified management through McAfee SecurityCenter, a Web-based management and reporting console that centralizes all installations, configurations, reports and updates, and creates multiple user groups.
McAfee, Inc., the leading dedicated security technology company, headquartered in Santa Clara, California, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. With its unmatched security expertise and commitment to innovation, McAfee empowers home users, businesses, the public sector, and service providers with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security.http://www.mcafee.com
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