Intel Security is shutting down its software-as-a-service email security products in order to roll this type of service into its cloud-based product. The company revealed the news in an email sent to customers of its McAfee SaaS Endpoint Products and SaaS Email Protection and Archiving tools. Intel Security will stop selling the products on January 11, 2016 and will no longer provide support for the products past January 11, 2019.
“We are working to create an integrated system that delivers faster protection, detection and correction. To create that security system, we are investing in solutions for the endpoint, cloud, threat detection, and management that will ensure the security of the endpoint and cloud and all data traversing in between," the company explained in the email. "Increasing our investments in these critical areas required exiting other product areas such as McAfee email security solutions."