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cisco announces agreement to acquire
Cisco and Sourcefire will combine their international-class merchandise, applied sciences and
analysis groups to supply steady and according tovasive complicated danger coverage across the
entire assault continuum – before, during and after an assault – and from any instrument to any
Mobility, cloud and the evolution of the \"web of the whole thing\" are substantially converting
nowadays\'s IT security landscape, making traditional disparate merchandise insufficient to offer
protection to companies from dynamic threats. Sourcefire ships cutting edge, extremely
automated security thru steady awareness, danger detection and coverage throughout its
business-prime portfolio, including next-technology intrusion prevention programs, nexttechnology firewalls, and complicated malware coverage.
the acquisition of Sourcefire adds a crew with deep security DNA to Cisco and can boost up
delivery of Cisco\'s safety strategy of defending, finding, and remediating complex dangers. With
international-elegance research teams, increased intelligence and expanded risk protection,
shoppers will get pleasure from steady safety in additional puts around the community.
underneath the phrases of the agreement, Cisco will pay $seventy six in line with share in cash in
alternate for major share of Sourcefire and assume remarkable equity awards for an combination
purchase value of roughly $2.7 billion, including retention-primarily based incentives. the
acquisition has been licensed by way of the board of directors of best company.
\"‘purchase\' has at all times been a key a part of our construct-buy-spouse innovation strategy,\"
mentioned Hilton Romanski, vice chairman, Cisco corporate construction. \"Sourcefire aligns
neatly with Cisco\'s future imaginative and prescient for safety and helps the key pillars of our
security strategy. by means of our proportiond view of the crucial role the network must play in
cybersecurity and risk security, we have a novel chance to deliver essentially the most complete
method to security in the market.\"
\"The perception of the ‘consistent withimetero longer exists and today\'s sophisticated dangers
are able to stay away from traditional, disparate safety products. firms require steady and in step
withvasive complicated danger protection that addresses leading segment of the attack
continuum,\" mentioned Christopher young, senior vp, Cisco safety team. \"With the acquisition of
Sourcefire, we believe our shoppers will get pleasure from one of the most industry\'s so much
comprehensive, integrated security answers – one that is more practical to installation, and
provides better safety intelligence.\"