IT COMPANIES IN INDIA – MCAFEE INDIA
SOFTWARE COMPANIES IN INDIA – MCAFEE INDIA
McAfee India, Inc. is a computer security company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, USA. It markets software and services to home users, businesses and the public sector. On August 19, 2010, electronics company Intel agreed to purchase McAfee for $7.68 billion. The acquisition closed on February 28, 2011. The company was founded in 1989 as McAfee Associates, named for its founder John McAfee. The McAfee was incorporated in the state of Delaware in 1992. And Network Associates was formed in 1997 as a merger of McAfee Associates and Network General.
On 17 March 2010, McAfee launched Cloud Secure program, a new service for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers to add additional security to their cloud deployments. The new program includes cloud security certification services that are provided on an annual basis and will include existing security controls, processes and certifications, as well as future cloud security standards and automatic and daily security audits, remediation of vulnerabilities and reporting of the security status of their service and network using the McAfee Cloud Secure service. McAfee formerly had naming rights to the then-named McAfee Coliseum, home of the Oakland Athletics baseball team in Oakland, California from 2004–2008.
In 2004, for McAfee a major restructuring occurred. In the spring, the company sold its Magic Solutions business to Remedy, a subsidiary of BMC Software. In the summer of 2004, the company sold the Sniffer Technologies business to a venture capital backed firm named ‘Network General’ – the same name as the original owner of Sniffer Technologies. Also, the company changed its name back to McAfee to reflect its focus on security-related technologies. On August 19, 2010, Intel is also announced that it would buy McAfee for $48 a share in a deal valued about $7.68 billion.