Acquisitions News, Articles and Updates

Symantec to split in two for security and storage

US anti-virus manufacturer Symantec is to split its operations into two publicly traded firms that will focus on security and information management.

Websense to be acquired by private equity firm for $1 billion

Websense is to be acquired by private equity firm Vista Equity Partners for around $1 billion.

HP seeks secret sauce to fill the gaps

Attending a recent social event, I was able to get together with some major names from IT giant HP.

Proofpoint acquires SaaS email security provider Maildistiller

Proofpoint has acquired Maildistiller, a provider of SaaS email security solutions to bolster its cloud architecture.

VMware sells Shavlik product portfolio to LANDesk Software

Systems management vendor LANDesk Software has acquired VMware's Protect product family of IT management solutions.

Tripwire announces acquisition of nCircle

Tripwire has announced its purchase of nCircle to add performance, auditing and vulnerability management solutions to its suite.

SecureData acquires application security company Quadrant Networks

Kent-based SecureData has announced the purchase of application delivery and security specialist Quadrant Networks, further strengthening its position as one of the largest independent security service providers in the UK.

EMC to acquire security software provider Silver Tail Systems

EMC has signed an agreement to acquire California-based Silver Tail Systems.