McAfee is a computer security firm who has known as the largest dedicated security technology company in the world. The main headquarters of the company is situated in Santa Clara, California, United States. They have a workforce of more than 6,700 people controlling their operations across the world. The company was established under the name of McAfee Associates in 1984 by John McAfee. It was acquired by Intel in 2010 for a sum of US$ 7.68 billion.
Over the past some years, the company has acquired a range of organizations, such as PasswordBox, Stonesoft, Sentrigo, Trust Digital, MX Digital, Nitro Security, ScanAlert, Secure Computing, Endeavor, Solidcore Systems, Reconnex, Dr. Solomon’s Group PLC, Site Advisor, and Foundstone. The company is jointly owned by the TPG Capital & Thoma Bravo and Intel who owned 51% and 49% shares respectively.
McAfee Popular Products
The company is popularly known as the developer of digital security tools for mobile devices, server devices, and personal computers. Some of the popular products that come under the company’s brand are IntruShield, Validate, McAfee VirusScan, McAfee Change Control, McAfee DAT Reputation, McAfee Anti-Malware Engine Core, and MacAfee E-Business Server.
The company has strategic partnership with many companies, such as British Telecommunications and DLT Solutions. In addition to the above-mentioned products, the company also offer web security, email security, and desktop application solutions for SMB through the cloud and on-site basis.