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Breach checking website Have I Been Pwned is up for grabs
The man behind the popular breach checking website Have I Been Pwned is stepping down from his esteemed post as sole manager of the site.
Intel to acquire ethernet fabric provider Barefoot Networks
Intel is pushing deeper into the data centre market, after the company announced its intentions to buy out emerging ethernet switch and data centre software manufacturer Barefoot Networks.
Insight Partners snatches up Recorded Future for $780m
“This transaction is the logical next step for Recorded Future given the opportunities in front of us, as we fully realize the potential and vision of our strategy."
SOLD: Infratil & partner snap up Vodafone NZ
Brookfield Asset Management and Infratil will hand over NZ$3.4 billion to acquire Vodafone New Zealand.
ServiceNow digs deeper into analytics through Appsee buyout
ServiceNow will soon own an Israel-based application analytics company called Appsee, as it seeks to advance its mobile application and web browser with new deep user analytics capabilities.
Thales completes 15-month Gemalto acquisition
The combination creates a portfolio of digital identity and security solutions based on technologies such as biometry, data protection, and, more broadly, cybersecurity.
How Civica aims to extend government mobile working options
"The acquisition of Asset Edge is a key component of our portfolio approach to the local government marketplace."
Okta to acquire Azuqua to connect business apps in the enterprise
The average Okta customer has 83 cloud apps, and 9% of customers have more than 200 cloud apps.
Micro Focus acquires Interset to improve predictive analytics
Interset utilises user and entity behavioural analytics (UEBA) and machine learning to give security professionals what they need to execute threat detection analysis.
Stream Data Centers to develop hyperscale campus in Arizona
The company has acquired a 418,000 square-foot facility on 157 acres of land in Goodyear, Arizona.
New research shows data centre acquisition upsurge
Despite the rise in number of deals, the total value for the year actually fell below the 2017 peak.
Akamai acquires Janrain for access management capabilities
Janrain enables enterprises to enhance digital trust by offloading login and registration workloads.
ForeScout acquires OT security company SecurityMatters for US$113mil
Recent cyberattacks, such as WannaCry, NotPetya and Triton, demonstrated how vulnerable OT networks can result in significant business disruption and financial loss.
It's official: Microsoft now owns GitHub
The US$7.5 billion deal brings Microsoft closer to the heart of developer communities; with new CEO Nat Friedman replacing former GitHub CEO and co-founder Chris Wanstrath.
IBM to spend $34b to acquire Red Hat
IBM and Red Hat will remain committed to the continued freedom of open source.
Bitdefender expands offerings with RedSocks acquisition
RedSocks provides non-intrusive, real-time breach detection solutions and incident response services.
Palo Alto Networks to expand cloud security capabilities with RedLock acquisition
The acquisition is expected to close during Palo Alto Networks fiscal first quarter, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
Flexera acquires multi-cloud management provider, RightScale
"We’re very excited about this acquisition, it’s transformational for Flexera and our customers."
NETSCOUT sells off handheld network testing portfolio
NETSCOUT has dropped its entire handheld network test (HNT) tools business and sold it to US investment firm StoneCalibre, which will then spin out HNT as a standalone company.
Zebra Technologies adds Xplore's rugged computing devices to growing portfolio
Zebra Technologies' acquisition of Xplore Technologies brings opportunities for channel partners
Bitdefender invests in APAC with acquisition of SMS eTech business line
From its base in Melbourne, the new Bitdefender Australia office will retain all current employees of SMS eTech working on the Bitdefender business line.
Proofpoint launches email analysis and phishing remediation solution
Proofpoint CLEAR is the first joint solution announcement following its acquisition of Wombat Security.
Advanced Security Group buys Nelson electronic security integrator
Industrial integrated security solutions provider Advanced Security has purchased Nelson-based electronic security integrator Nelbay Solutions.
VMware to acquire Dell EMC service assurance tech and team
VMware will provide service assurance for communications service providers as they roll out competitive new services on current and 5G networks.