VMware Acquires Security Firm Lastline for Better Improved Network Security

VMware Acquires Security Firm Lastline for Better Improved Network Security

VMware has announced the acquisition of network security firm Lastline. The acquisition will help VMware in boosting the capabilities of its Carbon Black Threat Analysis Unit by adding network-centric threat research and behavioral analysis. VMware is planning to lay off about 40% of Lastline’s staff, once the deal is done. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed but it is expected to close by the end of July.

Source: Techcrunch