All About Mcafee

It is the world’s largest dedicated security technology company. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel. The company was founded in 1987 as Mcafee Associates, named for its founder John Mcafee. Network Associates was formed in 1997 as a merger of Mcafee Associates and Network General. In mid-2004, the company sold the Sniffer Technologies business to Network General and changed its name back to Mcafee to reflect its focus on security-related technologies.

On August 19, 2010, Intel declared that it would buy Mcafee for a deal valued at $7.68 billion.

Mcafee has had many mergers and acquisitions for example Stonesoft, ValidEdge, NitroSecurity, Sentrigo, tenCube, Trust Digital, MX Logic, Solidcore Systems, Endeavour, Secure Computing, Reconnex, ScanAlert , Onigma, SiteAdvisor, IntruVert Networks.

Head Quarters:
  • 2821 Mission College Blvd, Santa Clara, California, United States.
Key People:
  • Sr Vice President & General Manger – Chris Young
Net Revenue:
  • US $2.00 billion as of 2014
Total Number of Employees
  • 7,500 employees(2016)
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Achievements:
  • Mcafee was honoured with 2013 SC Award for Best Database Security Solution.
  • For the successive seven year, the company was positioned in the Gartner Magic Quadrant in 2016.

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