McAfee's Industry-Leading Host IPS Now Secures Fujitsu Mission-Critical Servers Against Vulnerabilities and Attacks
SANTA CLARA, Calif. and SUNNYVALE Calif., July 18 /-- McAfee, Inc. (NYSE:MFE), the leader in Intrusion Prevention and Security Risk Management solutions, and Fujitsu Computer Systems, a leader in mission critical computing, today announced that Fujitsu PRIMEPOWER® servers now support advanced system security protection by the award-winning McAfee Entercept, the most comprehensive, accurate, and scalable host intrusion prevention solution (IPS) in the industry. With today's announcement, McAfee and Fujitsu offer customers the opportunity for proven security protection against today's constantly evolving threats on their mission-critical computing platforms while satisfying regulatory requirements relating to managing change to software.
Through the combination of Fujitsu performance capabilities and the highest level of data processing with McAfee's unmatched security expertise and proven host IPS solutions, PRIMEPOWER servers offer enterprise customers maximum availability and reliability for their mission critical applications, while ensuring maximum security and availability of their data. Fujitsu PRIMEPOWER servers offer unparalleled performance and are the leader in UNIX server platform development, with a product portfolio ranging from 2-processor systems through 128-processor systems. By supporting advanced security protection from McAfee Entercept, PRIMEPOWER server customers have access to the industry's most comprehensive host IPS security solution, while proactively blocking both zero-day and known attacks with McAfee's patented anomaly detection and signature technology.
"The combined power of McAfee Entercept running on a Fujitsu PRIMEPOWER server delivers a solution for our customers that supports their business needs while addressing security requirements," says Richard McCormack, senior vice president of product and solutions marketing at Fujitsu Computer Systems. "Our customers require best-in-class, mission-critical computing systems, and PRIMEPOWER servers running McAfee IPS help to meet their needs for a high performance, scalable and secure system."
In today's challenging business environment, information systems need performance to match application demands and the flexibility to accommodate changes and expansion. PRIMEPOWER servers respond to these requirements, by yielding excellent performance in a wide range of applications, with the flexibility to meet a variety of customer needs. Delivering superior system stability, PRIMEPOWER servers help improve operational efficiency and continuity, reduce total cost of ownership, and help organizations grow.
And, as the number of new vulnerabilities and the speed of attacks that can compromise a system continue to increase, it is even more critical to protect the availability, integrity and confidentiality of data with the advanced system security offered with the McAfee Entercept Server technology. Key features of McAfee Entercept include: oEnhanced Scalability and Performance -- McAfee Entercept allows
administrators to manage tens of thousands of agents with a single
management console. Additionally, Entercept offers silent installation
and updates with no reboot to ensure continuous and unhindered
protection, while offering customizable levels of protection, from
logging or detection only to full blockingo Comprehensive Security -- The protection offered by McAfee Entercept combined behavioral and signature protection continues to increase,
with enhancements to add more behavioral protection against zero-day
and known threats, while reducing the number of events triggered by
existing signatures. Entercept blocks zero-day attacks with no updates,
to significantly reduce the urgency of many patch deployments necessary
to eliminate new threatso Advanced Availability and Data Confidentiality -- McAfee Entercept
ships with preconfigured, customizable policies that enable maximum
accuracy of detection for any environment, enabling business to protect
critical systems and data, and satisfy regulatory requirements.
"McAfee is pleased to partner with Fujitsu to offer PRIMEPOWER server customers access to robust and proactive Entercept IPS security solutions. McAfee is committed to bringing innovative and proven security solutions to customers across all platforms, and remains the solution of choice for customers that require flexible, scalable and comprehensive protection to prevent threats and attacks," said Steve Crutchfield, director of product marketing at McAfee, Inc. "Today's announcement is further validation that McAfee will continue to deliver proven IPS technology that meet and exceed customer needs."
McAfee Entercept protection on Fujitsu PRIMEPOWER servers is available now. For additional information on McAfee Entercept and other McAfee security solutions, please visit www.mcafee.com. For additional information on Fujitsu PRIMEPOWER servers, please visit: http://www.us.fujitsu.com/computers.
About McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc., headquartered in Santa Clara, California and the global leader in Intrusion Prevention and Security Risk Management, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. With its unmatched security expertise and commitment to innovation, McAfee empowers home users, businesses, the public sector, and service providers with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security. www.mcafee.com.
About Fujitsu Computer Systems
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Fujitsu Computer Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited committed to the design, development and delivery of advanced computer systems and managed services for the business enterprise. The company offers a complete line of high- performance mobile computers, scalable and reliable servers, storage, and middleware as well as managed and professional services. Fujitsu Computer Systems emphasizes leading-edge technology, exceptional product quality and user comfort and productivity, as well as outstanding customer service. More information on Fujitsu Computer Systems is available at: us.fujitsu.com/computers
Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions for the global marketplace. Pace-setting device technologies, highly reliable computing and communications platforms, and a worldwide corps of systems and services experts uniquely position Fujitsu to deliver comprehensive solutions that open up infinite possibilities for its customers' success. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited reported consolidated revenues of 4.7 trillion yen (US$44.5 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2005. For more information, please see: http://www.fujitsu.com/
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Source: McAfee, Inc.
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