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INTEL SECURITY (MCAFEE)
  • California, USA
  • 1968
  • $50BN to $100BN

Intel McAfee Application Control

INTEL SECURITY (MCAFEE) Overview

McAfee Application Control 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 (MCAFEE) 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.

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Evaluated against 168 key buying criteria
Strengths
  • Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Protection
  • Application Detection and Usage Control
  • Application Reputation Scoring
  • Policy Management
  • Desktop/Laptop
  • Mobile/Tablet
  • Point of Sale (PoS) Systems
  • Servers
  • Virtual Machines
  • Delivery - Directly
  • Remote Support
  • Whitelisting
  • Hosted / On-Cloud
  • On-Premise
  • Advanced Memory Protection
  • Compliance Management
  • Threat Detection
  • Customer redressal mechanism
  • Delivery - Through Partners / Third-Party Vendors
  • End-users/Work stations
Weaknesses
  • Removable Devices
  • On-Site Support
  • Blacklisting
  • Visibility and Reporting
  • Dedicated Account Manager (DAM)
  • Backup and Recovery
  • Greylisting
  • Identity Management
  • Patch Management
  • Application Development Team
  • Information Security Specialists
  • Compliance & Risk Management
  • Mac OS
  • Linux OS
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2012
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Top INTEL SECURITY (MCAFEE) Features

#1 Product Features and Functionality / Application Control features
#2 Product Features and Functionality / Type of access points
#3 Scalability / System configuration required
#4 Scalability / End-users/Work stations
#5 Support and Services / Customer redressal mechanism

PARTICIPATING QUADRANTS

INTEL SECURITY (MCAFEE) 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