McAfee partners with Lenovo

DQC Bureau
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McAfee has announced a global partnership with Lenovo. Beginning August 2009,

all Windows 7-based Lenovo consumer PCs under the Idea brand have been

pre-installed with McAfee's industry-leading security solution. McAfee VirusScan

Plus, thus providing consumers worldwide with powerful protection from the first

time they switch on their new PCs. As a part of Lenovo and McAfee's plan to

develop a more aggressive partnership in China, McAfee's anti-virus product

suites will also be marketed through Lenovo's 2,000 retail outlets in China,

providing Chinese PC users with easier access to the products.


Lenovo Idea Product PC buyers can use McAfee VirusScan Plus for free for 90

days to ensure they can start up their new PCs with the peace of mind that comes

from essential online protection. Following the 90 day trial period consumers

will be able to purchase extended protection online or at one of the more than

2000 Lenovo retail stores across China.

“All of these benefits underscore McAfee and Lenovo's commitment to the

Chinese consumer market,” explained George Man, MD, McAfee (Greater China).

“McAfee and Lenovo also co-launched a rich promotional campaign for consumers

which give Lenovo customers a triple surprise,” Man added.

Liu Jun, senior VP, Lenovo Group, President-IDEA Product Group, said, “Just

as computers and the Internet have become an integral part of people's daily

personal and professional lives, online security is increasingly critical. As a

leading PC maker, Lenovo is committed to providing our customers with the most

reliable, secure and easy-to-use products and services. In order to help ensure

users' online security, Lenovo has chosen to partner with McAfee, a recognized

leader in the field.”