Palo Alto Networks va acquérir RedLock pour 173 millions de dollars

Palo Alto Networks finalise l’acquisition de RedLock, spécialiste de la sécurité Cloud. Le montant de la transaction est estimé à 173 millions de dollars. Ainsi, après Secdo, et Evident.io, Palo Alto Networks poursuit ses acquisitions stratégiques.

Palo Alto Networks combinera les technologies Evident et RedLock pour fournir aux clients des capacités d’analyses de sécurité dans le cloud, une détection avancée des menaces, une sécurité continue et une surveillance de la conformité dans une offre unique prévue pour le début de l’année prochaine. Palo Alto Networks offrira ainsi aux équipes de sécurité une capacité d’analyse, d’action et de réponses plus rapide aux menaces les plus critiques en remplaçant les enquêtes manuelles par des mesures de correction automatisées en temps réel et des rapports mettant en évidence les risques liés au Cloud de l’entreprise.

 


Palo Alto Networks Announces Intent to Acquire RedLock

 

The proposed acquisition will extend Palo Alto Networks leadership in cloud security

SANTA CLARA, Calif.Oct. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), the global cybersecurity leader, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire RedLock Inc., a cloud threat defense company. Under the terms of the agreement, Palo Alto Networks will pay approximately $173 million in cash to acquire RedLock. The acquisition is expected to close during Palo Alto Networks fiscal first quarter, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. RedLock co-founders, Varun Badhwar and Gaurav Kumar, will join Palo Alto Networks.

Palo Alto Networks already provides a broad security offering for multi-cloud environments with inline, host-based, and API-based security, which was bolstered by the acquisition of Evident.io in March 2018. The company currently serves more than 6,000 cloud customers globally with its cloud security portfolio that includes VM-Series next-generation firewall, Aperture, Evident, and GlobalProtect cloud service.

Palo Alto Networks will combine the Evident and RedLock technologies to provide customers with cloud security analytics, advanced threat detection, continuous security, and compliance monitoring in a single offering anticipated early next year. The company expects that the new offering will help security teams respond faster to the most critical threats by replacing manual investigations with automated, real-time remediation and reports that highlight an organization’s cloud risks.

We are thrilled to add RedLock’s technology to our cloud security offerings. The addition of their technologies allows us to offer the most comprehensive security for multi-cloud environments, including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure, and significantly strengthens our cloud strategy going forward.” Nikesh Arora, chairman and CEO of Palo Alto Networks

We are excited to join Palo Alto Networks to bring together the strength of our cloud analytics and their industry-leading compliance technologies to help security teams protect their organizations.” Varun Badhwar, co-founder and CEO of RedLock 

For more information on the proposed acquisition, please visit our announcement webpage.