D-Link to roll out routers with embedded McAfee Internet security


D-Link Corporation announced its recent sign-up of a strategic business partnership with McAfee aimed at supplying regional channel partners with router products that have the vendor’s Internet security embedded in them.
According to the D-Link, the partnership with McAfee is aimed at strengthening the SOHO and consumer networking products array. The 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.”