DIGITAL GUARDIAN Overview

McAfee is now a part of Intel Security. McAfee was acquired by Intel in August 2010. Intel Security is one of the leading providers in the security market. Its uniqueness lies in security connected strategy, global threat intelligence, and an innovative approach to hardware enhanced security due to which it is able to provide improved internet security and help businesses in achieving operational efficiencies. The company has a very diverse customer base ranging from large enterprises to SMEs and home users, spread across the regions of North America, Latin America, APAC, and EMEA. intel security: company snapshot Note: The company has not declared financial details for FY 2015, so the financial detail of FY2014 is been considered.
DIGITAL GUARDIAN USP

McAfee Application Control is one the premium products in the application control market. The strong brand presence of Intel Security in the market is helping the product gain traction. The company’s innovative approach of providing the solutions as a stand-alone option as well as an integrated solution with other products accessible over all types of endpoints, desktops, servers, virtual machines, and PoS terminals, makes it one of the most trusted and deployed solution providers in this market. Its strong portfolio of solutions, with a large number of channel partners and the potential to serve a wide customer base, has helped the company build a strong base for customers across regions. To keep on growing in this highly competitive market, Intel Security adopted both inorganic and organic strategies in the market. As a part of its organic strategy, the company enhanced its product portfolio by launching new solutions and releasing new versions of its existing products. In 2015, the company launched the new McAfee Endpoint Security 10.X to improve performance and visibility into advanced threats detection and remediation for endpoints. In 2014, the company launched its latest version of McAfee Mobile Security to help customers run free privacy and security scans. To cater to large enterprises, the company enhanced its portfolio with the addition of McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection – Enterprise, and McAfee Complete Endpoint Protection – Business. McAfee gets major portions of its sales from follow-up service, support, and subscriptions to its software and managed services. The company sells directly and through resellers to enterprises and consumers mainly in the U.S. Furthermore, in 2014, the company spent around USD 11.5 billion (20.65% of its revenue in 2014) on R&D expenditure towards developing new security products as per the changing market demand.

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DIGITAL GUARDIAN strengths and weaknesses

Strengths
  • Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Protection
  • Application Detection and Usage Control
  • Application Reputation Scoring
  • Policy Management
  • Desktop/Laptop
  • Point of Sale (PoS) Systems
  • Removable Devices
  • Servers
  • Virtual Machines
  • Delivery - Directly
  • On-Site Support
  • Remote Support
  • Whitelisting
  • Hosted / On-Cloud
  • On-Premise
  • Blacklisting
  • Threat Detection
  • Visibility and Reporting
  • Customer redressal mechanism
  • Dedicated Account Manager (DAM)
Weaknesses
  • Mobile/Tablet
  • Advanced Memory Protection
  • Compliance Management
  • Delivery - Through Partners / Third-Party Vendors
  • End-users/Work stations
  • Levels of support
  • Backup and Recovery
  • Greylisting
  • Identity Management
  • Patch Management
  • Application Development Team
  • Information Security Specialists
  • Compliance & Risk Management
  • Linux OS
  • Mac OS
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Server 2008
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#4 Scalability / System configuration required
#5 Application Control techniques / Blacklisting

DIGITAL GUARDIAN QUADRANTS

DIGITAL GUARDIAN has chosen it’s strengths in these 3 territories
  • Niche Quadrant

    All-Middle East and Africa

  • Niche Quadrant

    All-Asia-Pacific

  • Niche Quadrant

    All-Europe