McAfee GroupShield Anti-Virus Granted IBM ServerProven Validation

GroupShield for Domino Delivers Virus Protection at the Lotus Notes And Domino e-Mail Server

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 2 /PRNewswire/ — McAfee, a division of Network Associates, Inc. (Nasdaq: NETA), today announced that its award-winning McAfee GroupShield solution for Lotus(R) Domino(TM) has received IBM ServerProven(R) validation.

“Customers tell us they need programs to help make their business cost more predictable, whether they are a small business in startup mode or an established enterprise expanding their capabilities. In today’s e-business world the greatest challenges revolve around finding the right tools to insure Internet security and virus protection. Our response is the IBM ServerProven program; a set of tools that can offer customers assurance that the solutions consisting of hardware, software, middleware, and applications like McAfee’s GroupShield can be implemented and deployed with confidence,” said Nancy Williams, director, PartnerWorld(R) for Developers, IBM eServer* xSeries servers. “In today’s world of online transactions, our mutual customers need the piece of mind provided by applications like GroupShield and we are excited to have McAfee working with us to offer reliable, proven configurations to our mutual e-business customers.”

“With IBM ServerProven(R) validation, McAfee will further deliver its enhanced anti-virus technology to enterprises worldwide,” said Zoe Lowther, solution marketing manager for the McAfee GroupShield product line. “McAfee’s groupware anti-virus protects end-users from the latest viruses by searching for suspicious e-mail behavior and stopping infected e-mails at the server, prior to reaching corporate employees.”

McAfee is a division of Network Associates, Inc. that protects e-businesses from security breaches and virus attacks. McAfee has aggressively focused on the burgeoning mobile and wireless marketplace, developing the VirusScan Wireless family of products. McAfee is also actively addressing the service provider market through McAfee ASaP, which offers Internet security and virus protection. All McAfee products are backed by the world’s leading anti-virus research organization, McAfee AVERT (Anti-Virus Emergency Response Team), the team which first identified Melissa, Bubbleboy and Phage, the first wireless virus. For more information, McAfee can be reached at 800-338-8754 and on the Internet at http://www.mcafeeb2b.com or http://www.mcafeeasap.com .

With headquarters in Santa Clara, Calif., Network Associates, Inc. is a leading supplier of security and availability solutions for e-businesses. Network Associates is comprised of four product groups: McAfee, delivering world class anti-virus products; PGP Security, providing firewall, intrusion detection and encryption products; Sniffer Technologies, a leader in network and application management; and Magic Solutions, providing Web-based service desk solutions. For more information, Network Associates can be reached at 972-308-9960 or on the Internet at http://www.nai.com .

* The IBM eServer brand consists of the established IBM e-business logo with the descriptive term “server” following it. IBM, the e-business logo, PartnerWorld, ServerProven and xSeries are trademarks of IBM Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

NOTE: Network Associates, McAfee, PGP, Sniffer, VirusScan, WebShield, NetShield, GroupShield, PrimeSupport, Enterprise SecureCast and Magic Solutions are registered trademarks of Network Associates, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. All other registered and unregistered trademarks in this document are the sole property of their respective owners.




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