D-Link, Ties-up with McAfee to Enhance Security for Home Networking Products

  • Strategic Alliance Will See Networking Vendor Launch New Router With McAfee Internet Security

D-Link Corporation, a global leader in connectivity solutions for small, medium and large enterprise business networking, has announced it recently signed a strategic business partnership with McAfee, a global IT security software provider, aimed at supplying regional channel partners with router products that have the vendor’s Internet security embedded in them.

According to the vendor that makes solutions in the IP Surveillance, Wireless, Switching, Storage, Security, Cloud, VoIP, Print Servers, Structured Cabling, Digital Home, 3G/4G Routers, Power over Ethernet Kit, Powerline, KVM, Structured Cabling and Digital home offerings, opportunities are opening up for retail and channel partners in the region and the partnership with McAfee is aimed at strengthening the SOHO and consumer networking products array.

The Dubai-based networking vendor said, D-Link and McAfee are well-known, reliable brands striving towards providing the highest-quality networking and security solutions, and this strategic collaboration will allow the two vendors to deepen their product portfolio and enhance the reach in consumer and SOHO segment. Sakkeer Hussain, Director – Sales and Marketing, D-Link Middle East and Africa (MEA), said the collaboration with McAfee is yet another demonstration of the company’s commitment to the Middle East and Africa (MEA) market.

Hussain said the D-Link and McAfee partnership is on a global level and the company will in the first quarter of 2018 introduce new routers that are embedded with McAfee Internet security. “We are pleased about this partnership with McAfee because it will benefit both our channel partners and their end user customers,” he said. “With several decades of high-level expertise in the networking and IT security domain, D-Link and McAfee are known in the market for developing quality products.” He added that there is already a router product in the pipeline that has been designed for consumers which will have McAfee security in it. “By addressing IT security in our products, we are demonstrating our commitment to providing solutions that address the rapidly evolving IT threat landscape,” he said.