New SecurityCenter and Product Momentum Credited With Boosting Subscriptions
SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ —
McAfee.com (Nasdaq: MCAF), a leading provider of Web security services, today announced that the number of active subscriptions for its online services, purchased through the McAfee.com site and its global affiliates, has passed the two million mark, further proving the company’s business model and value proposition of providing managed security services protection to consumers and small-to-medium sized businesses worldwide. McAfee.com credits the public’s acceptance of the Web-based subscription model it helped to pioneer and the recently launched SecurityCenter for the steady business growth. In March 2001, the company announced that it had reached the one million subscription mark, citing Internet users’ increasing need for integrated security solutions for their PCs.
“We are very pleased to have so quickly achieved this important milestone,” said Srivats Sampath, president and CEO, McAfee.com. “Reaching the two million subscription mark is further proof that our Web services model is the most effective way to protect users from the increasing number of Internet threats.”
One factor that contributed to the company’s latest achievement is the successful launch of the McAfee.com SecurityCenter. Launched in April 2002, the McAfee.com SecurityCenter is currently a free service consisting of a set of innovative security tools that alert, inform and protect Internet users, while offering them access to free trials of McAfee.com’s premium managed solutions, including McAfee.com VirusScan Online, McAfee.com Personal Firewall, and McAfee.com Privacy Service. Since its launch, over half a million users have downloaded the SecurityCenter to take advantage of the tools and free trials to protect their personal computers.
For more information on the McAfee.com SecurityCenter and the company’s other Web security services, visit www.mcafee.com.
McAfee.com Corporation is a world-leading provider of managed Web security, optimization and maintenance services. Using a patented system and process of delivering software through an Internet browser, McAfee.com has redefined how software is developed, delivered and experienced by PC users at home and at work, virtually eliminating the need to install, configure and manage the technology on a local PC or network. McAfee.com hosts software application services on its vast technology infrastructure and provides these services to users online through its Web site www.mcafee.com. McAfee.com has signed up more than 1.5 million paid active subscribers, making it one of the largest paid subscription sites on the Internet. The company estimates that 30% of its subscriber base is international.
For more information, contact McAfee.com at 408-992-8100 or visit http://www.mcafee.com.
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