McAfee, an Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) company, has unveiled an open Security Connected Platform. It will allow partners and customers to plug additional services into McAfee’s offerings, the company claims. The news surfaced at McAfee FOCUS 2012 today in Las Vegas.
McAfee knows only too well what can happen when software released as a service is faulty. Just a month after its public relations disaster following the release of a faulty DAT file which crashed enormous numbers of its users’ computers, the company’s chief technology officer for SaaS is in Australia talking up the importance of cloud computing security.
Global security giant, McAfee, and ICT solutions and services vendor, Dimension Data have been selected by the Victorian Government agency, CenITex, to provide an integrated threat and vulnerability management solution to improve end-to-end information security efficiency and optimise information security management across the organisation.
Pacnet has opened the first stage of what will be an almost 4000 square metre data centre in Sydney and has flagged its goal to become one of the top three regional data centre operators within two years.
Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: MarketOpen Source software company, Acquia, continues its global expansion, opening its Asia Pacific regional headquarters office in Sydney, at the same time it has extended the reach of its cloud product line by adding two new cloud deployment options in Amazon Web Services’ Singapore and newly announced Australian data centres.
McAfee Co-President Michael DeCesare this morning offered an update on the Intel-McAfee synergies, and he sees four trends impacting the future of IT security: (1) Social media, (2)public and private cloud, (3) big data and (4) the app explosion tied to mobile.