UK-based IT security company Sophos Group has acquired the network security products supplier Cyberoam Technologies.
The transaction expands Sophos’ network security portfolio with the integration of Cyberoam’s Unified Threat Management (UTM), firewall and network security expertise.
Sophos chief executive officer Kris Hagerman said Cyberoam has built a strong reputation as an aggressive and nimble innovator in the network security market and has a ‘channel-first’ approach and reputation for delivering service and support.
"The acquisition expands and accelerates our network security roadmap to grow our presence in UTM, advanced threat protection, wireless and next generation firewall – some of the fastest growing markets in all of IT," Hagerman added.
Following the integration, Sophos will have over 2,200 employees of which more than 600 will be working on the network security technology and over 350 in R&D.
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