McAfee Inc in pact with SmartTrust

By agencies   |   Tuesday, 21 March 2006, 08:00 Hrs
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BANGALORE: Antivirus firm McAfee Inc has partnered with the Mumbai-based SmartTrust, a mobile device management company, to develop a solution for cellular operators to deliver integrated mobile virus protection to subscribers.

Based around McAfee's VirusScan Mobile package and the SmartTrust SmartManage platform, the combined solution will enable virus protection to be delivered to subscribers remotely and enables new malware updates to be delivered over-the-air 24/7.

Announcing about the deal, McAfee Inc’s Director of worldwide mobile sales and business development, Larry McAnallen said, “With the predicted growth of mobile virus threats and the burgeoning use of cell phones for everything from downloadable music to data files, carriers are increasingly demanding proactive, integrated solutions to protect their large subscriber bases.”

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