McAfee announced it won a multi-year Enterprise Level Agreement contract from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with a potential value of up to $12 million. Under the deal, McAfee intends to provide DHS with a broad variety of enterprise wide network and system security support, products, and services.
The agreement, which follows a blanket purchase agreement contract McAfee was awarded last year by DHS, reflects a significant departure in the way federal agencies often source security services.
“This deal is a reflection of the advanced level of collaboration that is going on within the Department of Homeland Security,” McAfee Regional Director for Federal Civilian Sales James Yeager said. “DHS is leading the way in terms of how a government agency can collaborate internally in order to craft a holistic, enterprise-wide approach to security, rather than a patchwork, which can leave agencies spending too much for what is ultimately substandard protection.”
In addition to expanding and extending DHS’s continuous monitoring and security capabilities, the deal — which was contingent of multiple CIOs within DHS supporting the decision — will provide the department with an enterprise-wide framework to meet current and future security requirements, as well as significant short- and long-term savings on maintenance.McAfee has served DHS since the department’s inception in 2003. About McAfee McAfee, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), is the world's largest dedicated security technology company. McAfee delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that help secure systems, networks, and mobile devices around the world, allowing users to safely connect to the Internet, browse and shop the Web more securely. Backed by its unrivaled Global Threat Intelligence, McAfee creates innovative products that empower home users, businesses, the public sector and service providers by enabling them to prove compliance with regulations, protect data, prevent disruptions, identify vulnerabilities, and continuously monitor and improve their security. McAfee is relentlessly focused on constantly finding new ways to keep our customers safe. http://www.mcafee.com NOTE: McAfee is a registered trademark or trademark of McAfee or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Other marks may be claimed as the property of others.
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