November 2, 2017

Avecto Named Most Valuable Partner of the Year by McAfee Security Innovation Alliance

Privilege management leader recognized for pioneering integrations

 SOMERVILLE, MASS. (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 02, 2017 — Avecto, a leading privilege management company, has been selected by McAfee Security Innovation Alliance (SIA) as its Most Valuable Partner of the Year at the McAfee MPOWER cyber security summit in Las Vegas.

The McAfee Security Innovation Alliance is a technology partnering program that accelerates the development of interoperable security products, simplifies the integration of these products and provides a truly integrated, connected security ecosystem A McAfee SIA partner since 2011, Avecto was named Most Innovative Partner in 2013 and is today, a leading sales teaming partner in the McAfee SIA Program. Avecto’s Defendpoint software integrates with McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) and is widely considered to be one of its deepest and most comprehensive technology integrations. In 2016, Avecto was also the first privilege management vendor to offer full integration with McAfee’s TIE/DXL framework.

“Avecto’s integration with McAfee solutions provides customers with actionable intelligence to manage their multi-vendor security environments. By implementing Avecto’s Defendpoint software via McAfee ePO, customers experience faster deployment times, reduced costs and improved security.” Said D.J Long, head of the McAfee Security Innovation Alliance. “Avecto’s strength is in its simplicity, with familiar and integrated management, out-of-the-box setup and a seamless end user experience.”

“Avecto is a strong contributor to the growing Security Innovation Alliance ecosystem and often leads the charge. We continue to be impressed by their drive and commitment to innovation in the privilege management space.”

Paul Kenyon, Co-CEO and Co-founder at Avecto added: “We are honored to accept this award from McAfee. For over seven years, Avecto has been a committed part of the SIA Program and a proud McAfee Partner. With Avecto and McAfee working together, organizations have been able to eliminate the threat of local admin rights, quickly operationalize their security investment and get more meaningful insight into the threats they face. This is a great example of two market-leading organizations coming together to deliver unparalleled customer value.”

For more information on Defendpoint ePO edition click visit the Avecto website or alternatively, meet the team at MPOWER Amsterdam or Gartner Symposium ITXpo in November.

About Avecto
For organizations seeking to prevent breaches without hindering productivity Avecto Defendpoint combines best-in-class privilege management and application control software, making admin rights removal simple and scalable across desktops and servers to ensure compliance, security, and efficiency.

Since 2008, the company has enabled over 8 million users across the world’s biggest brands and most highly-regulated industries to successfully work from the safety of standard user accounts while enjoying the flexibility of admin accounts.

About McAfee
McAfee is one of the world’s leading independent cybersecurity companies. Inspired by the power of working together, McAfee creates business and consumer solutions that make the world a safer place.