Intel has today finally announced that the acquisition of
McAfee, Inc. is complete.
McAfee will continue developing and selling security
products and services under its own brand. Intel and McAfee
plan to bring the first fruits of their strategic
partnership to market later this year, with the intent of
tackling security and the pervasive nature of computing
threats in an entirely new way.
Intel and McAfee believe today's approach to security does
not adequately address the billions of new Internet-ready
devices, including PCs, mobile and wireless devices, TVs,
cars, medical devices and ATM machines. With the surge in
cyber threats, providing protection to a diverse online
world requires a fundamentally new approach involving
software, hardware and services. Together the two companies
will work to help people more securely take full advantage
of the potential of computing and connectivity.
As a wholly-owned subsidiary of Intel, McAfee reports into
Intel's Software and Services Group. The group is managed
by Ren?e James, Intel senior vice president, and general
manager. McAfee's president, Dave DeWalt, will report to