10 Potential Acquisition Targets For The New McAfee


(NOTE: This story was originally posted to CRN.com April 5.)

Hunting For Acquisition Targets?

McAfee is now independent of Intel and is looking at many options as the newly indepedent security vendor looks to expand its portfolio.

In an interview, CEO Chris Young (pictured) said McAfee's options include including building, partnering, and buying products. When it comes to acquisitions, Young declined to say exactly where McAfee will look to make purchases, saying only that the company plans to "have a broad portfolio." CRN spoke with analysts and partners about what areas could make sense for McAfee to make some acquisitions, including around cloud, endpoint, and security analytics. Here are 10 companies they speculated McAfee could buy in the months to come.