Access "McAfee product strategy needs focus, analysts say"
This article is part of the November 2010 issue of Meeting cloud computing compliance mandates
At McAfee's annual user conference in September, executives at the security vendor set out to assure customers and partners that they have a clear product strategy as the company enters into marriage with Intel. The multi-pronged plan drew customer interest but industry observers say the security giant needs to hone its priorities if it wants to succeed. While it isn't likely that innovative hardware-based security products will be released this year, McAfee President and CEO Dave DeWalt hinted just weeks after Intel announced its plan to acquire the company that new technologies are already in the pipeline. Until then, he said the company would continue to innovate with its software-based endpoint security initiatives. His message resonated with some McAfee customers who expressed their interest in the prospects of hardware-based security and McAfee's new virtualization platform,, an antivirus software package called MOVE that secures XenDesktop virtual machines and VMware servers. Tom VanderZwaag, a security solution center manager at Santa Clara, Calif.-... Access >>>
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