In another announcement, McAfee said it is now making available a version of its antivirus product optimized for virtualized desktop and server environment under the name McAfee for Management of Optimized Virtualized Environments.
Called MOVE A/V for short, the software resides on a hypervisor and uses a McAfee-developed technology to scan virtual-machine-based operating systems and applications. MOVE A/V works on the most recent versions of Citrix and VMWare-based virtualization software.
In addition, McAfee, which this week holds its FOCUS conference in Las Vegas with customers and vendor partners, announced an effort to broaden how the ePO management console can be used by adding a Web Services API in December under the name Security Management 5.0.
The goal of Security Management 5.0 and the new Web Services API is for vendor partners to "enable this to pull information from ePO," said Kevin LeBlanc, senior director of product marketing for endpoint security at McAfee. This would mean that other vendor management platforms could take information from ePO in order to make use of the information in those environments.
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