View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you

Juniper Networks to acquire a smart phone, tablet security offerings firm SMobile

Integrates SMobile product portfolio with Junos Pulse

By CBR Staff Writer

Network equipment maker Juniper Networks has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SMobile Systems, a privately-held provider of smart phone and tablet security offerings for the enterprise, service provider and consumer markets, in a all cash deal of $70m.

Juniper said that it will integrate SMobile’s product portfolio, which protects devices running on Android, Apple iOS, BlackBerry, Symbian, and Windows Mobile operating systems from spyware, identity theft and viruses into its portfolio of Junos Pulse, which provides security, connectivity and acceleration to smart phones, tablets, netbooks and notebooks.

Mark Bauhaus, executive vice president and general manager for Services Layer Technologies at Juniper Networks, said: "Security breaches in today’s mobile environment are growing threats that impact everyone.

"Juniper already secures the majority of smart phone traffic in the US, is a global leader in high-end firewalls and the SSL VPN2 market, and enables more than 25 million end users to remotely and securely connect their PCs and smart phones to corporate networks.

"Integrating SMobile’s portfolio into Junos Pulse will provide users with the most comprehensive mobile security offering available on the market."

Content from our partners
Unlocking growth through hybrid cloud: 5 key takeaways
How businesses can safeguard themselves on the cyber frontline
How hackers’ tactics are evolving in an increasingly complex landscape

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how New Statesman Media Group may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.
THANK YOU