10 Reasons to Celebrate 2020

10 Reasons to Celebrate 2020

Everyone deserves a break after surviving this past year and I cannot think of better way to celebrate than to share some of our greatest accomplishments from 2020.

McAfee was the only vendor to be named the January 2020 Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’ Customers’ Choice for Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs). The recognition is based on customer feedback and ratings for McAfee MVISION Cloud, which we believe provides a cloud-native and frictionless way for organizations to consistently protect their data and defend from threats across the spectrum of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). Everyone at McAfee is extremely proud and honored to be named by customers as a 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for CASB.

Disclaimer: Gartner, Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: Cloud Access Security Brokers, 13 March 2020


Coolest Cloud and Coolest Endpoint Security Companies

CRN, the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel, included McAfee on its Security 100 list and named McAfee one of “The 20 Coolest Cloud Security Companies” and “The 20 Coolest Endpoint Security Companies” of 2020.


Most Innovative and Scalable Cloud and Endpoint Security Company

During RSA 2020, Cyber Defense Magazine, the industry’s leading electronic information security magazine, named McAfee the Most Innovative Company in its Cloud Security category for McAfee MVISION Cloud. The magazine also listed McAfee Endpoint Security Most Innovative and McAfee MVISION EDR Most Scalable, both in the Endpoint Security category.


CASB Category Winner

Info Security Products Guide, the industry’s leading information security research and advisory guide, named McAfee a winner in the 16th Annual 2020 Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards® in its Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB) category for MVISION Cloud for Container Security.

We’re thrilled to be named the 2020 Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’ Customers’ Choice for Secure Web Gateways (SWGs) for the second year in a row. The recognition is based on customer feedback and ratings for the McAfee Web Security portfolio which consists of McAfee Web Protection (MWP), McAfee Web Gateway (MWG) and McAfee Web Gateway Cloud Service (MWGCS). We believe this customer recognition validates our commitment to innovate and invest in technology that aims to reduce the cost and complexity of modern cybersecurity. With the McAfee Web Security portfolio, organizations can enforce their internet policy compliance and extend their perimeter security for a borderless IT environment.” said Ash Kulkarni, executive vice president and chief product officer, McAfee.

Disclaimer: Gartner, Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: Secure Web Gateways, 09 April 2020

McAfee MVISION Cloud took top honors in the 2020 Fortress Cyber Security Awards in the data protection category for its cloud access security broker (CASB) technology. The industry awards program seeks to highlight, discuss and reward the creative thinking, engineering, people and projects that are taking proactive steps to thwart cybersecurity attacks.

We’re excited to be named a 2020 Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’ Customers’ Choice for Enterprise Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and a 2020 Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’ Customers’ Choice for Security Information Event Management (SIEM). The Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice Recognition is based on feedback and ratings from end-user professionals who purchase, implement and/or use McAfee’s DLP and SIEM solutions. “We think rigorously validated customer reviews are the true mark of value and quality,” said Anand Ramanathan, vice president of enterprise products, McAfee.

Disclaimer: Gartner, Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: Enterprise Data Loss Prevention, 01 July 2020 & Gartner, Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: Security Information Event Management, 03 July 2020

It’s an honor to be recognized as an inclusive workplace by Diversity Best Practices (DBP), a division of Working Mother Media. McAfee was among the 98 organizations that earned a place on the fourth annual Inclusion Index. McAfee’s efforts to create a more inclusive workplace focus on attracting and hiring diverse talent, cultivating an environment where everyone thrives, and igniting change within our industry and community. Read more about McAfee’s strategy and results in the 2019 Impact Report.

This year, we are positioned as a Leader in the 2020 Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Cloud Access Security Brokers” (CASB) for every one of the four years the quadrant has been published. The report, which evaluates vendors based on their ability to execute and on their completeness of vision, positioned McAfee highest and furthest, respectively, for these attributes in the entire Magic Quadrant. A complimentary copy is available on the McAfee web site.

Disclaimer: Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Cloud Access Security Brokers, Steve Riley, Craig Lawson, 30 October 2020.

Ken McCray, head of channels sales and operations Americas at McAfee, was named to CRN’s exclusive list of the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs for 2020. This annual list recognizes the elite vendor executives who lead, influence, innovate, and disrupt the IT channel. We congratulate McCray for his outstanding commitment, ability to lead, and passion for progress within the channel through our partner programs.

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