McAfee, the leader in Intrusion Prevention and Security Risk Management, today announced that the company has been recognized by Ingram Micro Inc. with its 2005 Award of Excellence in Security. McAfee(R) accepted the honor at Ingram Micro’s annual Marketing Symposium held October 17-18, in Anaheim, Calif. McAfee was recognized for continually working with Ingram Micro to ensure market-leading product solutions, efficient processes and engagement strategies, and for providing additional resources and opportunities to Ingram Micro customers and prospects.

“Ingram Micro is pleased to name McAfee as the recipient of the Award of Excellence in the Security arena,” said Paul Bay, senior vice president, vendor management, Ingram Micro North America. “McAfee’s commitment to expanding their presence in the small-to medium-sized security business (SMB) is evident in new products and initiatives that they have rolled out during the last year.”

“McAfee values its customer relationship with Ingram Micro and is pleased to be honored with this year’s Award of Excellence in Security,” said David Roberts, senior vice president, North American Channels at McAfee, Inc. “McAfee and Ingram Micro have worked together to offer Ingram Micro-exclusive initiatives that will increase the overall sales experience for our reseller community and will continue to build on this momentum during 2006.”