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Trustwave acquires M86 Security to widen portfolio

Simon Quicke

Consolidation in the security industry continues to be a feature of the market with M86 Security, which itself has expanded through acquisition in the poast, being picked up by Trustwave.

The terms of the deal were not disclosed but is expected to close in the next few weeks adding M86's anti-malware expertise to the Trustwave portfolio of cloub-based complaince tools.

Robert McCullen, chairman, CEO and president of Trustwave, said that the tie-up would benefrit its resellers.

"Customers and partners will benefit from our simplified approach to delivering advanced anti-malware technology through the cloud and our managed services," he said.

That sentiment was echoed by John Vigouroux, CEO at M86 Security, who highlighted Trustwave's track record acquiring and integrating companies successfully in the past.

"Customers and partners have a lot to look forward to as the combination of Trustwave and M86 Security gives them access to a broader, unifed security portfolio," he said.

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