Symantec Buys Again

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Sep 20, 2004

The AV company that never seems to stop buying, reveals its latest purchase.

Symantec, the AV company that never seems to stop shopping, has revealed its latest purchase: digital security company @stake, Inc. A Symantec spokesperson said of the acquisition, "By joining forces with [@stake] we expand the capacity and capabilities of our consulting organization, which allows us to better secure the applications that our customers develop and deploy." Symantec has already acquired three companies this year: management software manufacturer ON Technology Corp., anti-spam and email filtering company Brightmail and anti-spam start up TurnTide. The latest transaction is expected to complete this month.

Posted on 20 September 2004 by Virus Bulletin

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