Computer networking

WatchGuard Technologies Completes Acquisition of Panda Security

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 6:00am

SEATTLE and MADRID, June 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WatchGuard Technologies , a leading global provider of network security and intelligence, secure Wi-Fi and multi-factor authentication, today announced that it has closed the acquisition ofthe advanced endpoint protection provider, Panda Security.

Key Points: 
  • SEATTLE and MADRID, June 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WatchGuard Technologies , a leading global provider of network security and intelligence, secure Wi-Fi and multi-factor authentication, today announced that it has closed the acquisition ofthe advanced endpoint protection provider, Panda Security.
  • WatchGuard is focused on delivering these security services via an MSP-focused security platform that simplifies every aspect of security delivery, and solidifying our position as the de facto security solution for the midmarket, said Prakash Panjwani, CEO of WatchGuard Technologies.
  • Additionally, Jefferies International acted as sole financial advisor to Panda Security, and Ura Menndez acted as legal advisor to the sellers of Panda Security in this transaction.
  • WatchGuard Technologies and Panda Security: One Giant Leap for Integrated Security
    WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. is a leading global provider of network security, secure Wi-Fi, multi-factor authentication and network intelligence.

WatchGuard Technologies Completes Acquisition of Panda Security

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 6:00am

SEATTLE and MADRID, Spain, June 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WatchGuard Technologies , a leading global provider of network security and intelligence, secure Wi-Fi and multi-factor authentication, today announced that it has closed the acquisition ofthe advanced endpoint protection provider, Panda Security .

Key Points: 
  • SEATTLE and MADRID, Spain, June 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WatchGuard Technologies , a leading global provider of network security and intelligence, secure Wi-Fi and multi-factor authentication, today announced that it has closed the acquisition ofthe advanced endpoint protection provider, Panda Security .
  • WatchGuard is focused on delivering these security services via an MSP-focused security platform that simplifies every aspect of security delivery and solidifying our position as the de facto security solution for the midmarket, said Prakash Panjwani, CEO of WatchGuard Technologies.
  • WatchGuard Technologies and Panda Security: One Giant Leap for Integrated Security
    WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. is a leading global provider of network security, secure Wi-Fi, multi-factor authentication and network intelligence.
  • Prior to its acquisition by WatchGuard Technologies, Panda was owned by Investing Profit Wisely (IPW), a Spain-based investment company focused exclusively on software publishing companies.

The managed network services market is projected to grow from USD 52.7 billion in 2020 to USD 71.6 billion by 2025, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6.3% from 2020 to 2025

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 7:40pm

The managed network services market is projected to grow from USD 52.7 billion in 2020 to USD 71.6 billion by 2025, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6.3% from 2020 to 2025.

Key Points: 
  • The managed network services market is projected to grow from USD 52.7 billion in 2020 to USD 71.6 billion by 2025, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6.3% from 2020 to 2025.
  • Managed network services offer a systematic approach to manage an organization's network and security needs.
  • Managed network services enable effective monitoring and reduce support time, enabling enterprises to prevent network downtime and hiccups.
  • The key managed network services types include managed Local Area Network (LAN), managed Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi), managed Virtual Private Network (VPN), managed Wide Area Network (WAN), network monitoring, and managed network security.

Reposify Launches Reposify Optimizer to Dramatically Shorten Teams' Path From Issue Detection to Remediation

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 7:00pm

Organizations' attack surfaces extend across multiple environments, well beyond their firewalls, and are in a state of constant flux.

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  • Organizations' attack surfaces extend across multiple environments, well beyond their firewalls, and are in a state of constant flux.
  • Reposify Optimizer is built into the Reposify attack surface management platform and automatically generates a plan to eliminate the risks that have the biggest impact on your security posture and score.
  • Reposify Optimizer enables security teams to focus on remediation and eliminates the need to spend precious time on issues detection and analysis."
  • Reposify Optimizer is available starting today as part of Reposify's Attack surface Management platform.

Cloud Security Alliance Publishes New Research on the Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) and Zero Trust

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 2:54pm

WASHINGTON, June 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Waverley Labs , a pioneer in Software Defined Perimeters (SDP) and digital risk reduction solutions, today announced that the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has published new research titled Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) and Zero Trust.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, June 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Waverley Labs , a pioneer in Software Defined Perimeters (SDP) and digital risk reduction solutions, today announced that the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has published new research titled Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) and Zero Trust.
  • It details how an SDP Zero Trust deployment can deny risky transactions based on a single packet analysis revealing a lack of positive identification.
  • Network segmentation and the establishment of micro networks, so important for multi-cloud deployments, also benefitfrom adopting a software defined perimeter Zero Trust architecture.
  • Advances in Software Defined Networking can support a Software Defined Perimeter in order to createseparate control and data planes as well as a deny-all firewall implementation.

Cellwize Lauded by Frost & Sullivan for its Cloud-based, AI open RAN automation platform, Chime

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 2:00pm

Cellwize has pushed the envelope by engineering a solution that is easy to integrate into a multi-vendor RAN environment, and which enhances the level of automation and management.

Key Points: 
  • Cellwize has pushed the envelope by engineering a solution that is easy to integrate into a multi-vendor RAN environment, and which enhances the level of automation and management.
  • "Cellwize has expanded its focus from optimizing the RAN to managing and automating the RAN itself, including implementing automation principles across the heterogeneous network and application layers.
  • This vision resulted in the development of its flagship RAN management and automation platform, Cellwize Chime," said Rohan Joy ThomasIndustry Analyst.
  • "Cellwize Chime utilizes AI and ML and is completely cloud-based and vendor-agnostic, has an open micro-services based architecture to address many key use cases, and is commercialized via flexible business models, including a pay-as-you-use model."

Cellwize Lauded by Frost & Sullivan for its Cloud-based, AI open RAN automation platform, Chime

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 2:00pm

Cellwize has pushed the envelope by engineering a solution that is easy to integrate into a multi-vendor RAN environment, and which enhances the level of automation and management.

Key Points: 
  • Cellwize has pushed the envelope by engineering a solution that is easy to integrate into a multi-vendor RAN environment, and which enhances the level of automation and management.
  • "Cellwize has expanded its focus from optimizing the RAN to managing and automating the RAN itself, including implementing automation principles across the heterogeneous network and application layers.
  • This vision resulted in the development of its flagship RAN management and automation platform, Cellwize Chime," said Rohan Joy ThomasIndustry Analyst.
  • "Cellwize Chime utilizes AI and ML and is completely cloud-based and vendor-agnostic, has an open micro-services based architecture to address many key use cases, and is commercialized via flexible business models, including a pay-as-you-use model."

Zyxel Prepares SMBs for the Post-Pandemic New Normal with a New Range of Firewalls

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 1:05pm

* In addition to providing robust, scalable network security for SMBs, the new firewalls also provide VPN remote access, WiFi access point management, and comprehensive hotspot functions to fulfill business needs within one box.

Key Points: 
  • * In addition to providing robust, scalable network security for SMBs, the new firewalls also provide VPN remote access, WiFi access point management, and comprehensive hotspot functions to fulfill business needs within one box.
  • The AI-driven algorithm classifies and calculates the severity level of each threat, helping businesses identify the most active threats and take appropriate countermeasures.
  • Zyxel USG FLEX firewalls carry a lifetime limited warranty and are available now through all Zyxel authorized resellers and e-Commerce partners.
  • Headquartered in Anaheim, California, Zyxel offers its partners service-rich solutions backed by a domestic team of logistic, sales, and technical support professionals.

Worldwide Open Compute Project (Compute and Storage) Infrastructure Market Revenue Forecast to Grow at a 16.6% CAGR through 2024, According to IDC

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 1:30pm

A new forecast from International Data Corporation ( IDC ) shows worldwide revenue from the Open Compute Project (OCP) infrastructure market will reach $33.8 billion in 2024.

Key Points: 
  • A new forecast from International Data Corporation ( IDC ) shows worldwide revenue from the Open Compute Project (OCP) infrastructure market will reach $33.8 billion in 2024.
  • The forecast assumes a rapid recovery for this market in 2021-22, fueled by a robust economic recovery worldwide.
  • Open Compute standards are now supported by market leaders such as Facebook, Microsoft, LinkedIn, Alibaba, Baidu, Tencent, and Rackspace.
  • Despite being a much larger portion of the market, compute will achieve a CAGR comparable to storage through 2024.

Deloitte Study: Enterprises Are Building Their Future With 5G and Wi-Fi 6

Monday, June 1, 2020 - 1:00pm

To understand how enterprises are adopting advanced wireless technologies such as 5G and Wi-Fi 6, including motivations, challenges and preferences, Deloitte surveyed 415 networking executives in the United States in early Q1.

Key Points: 
  • To understand how enterprises are adopting advanced wireless technologies such as 5G and Wi-Fi 6, including motivations, challenges and preferences, Deloitte surveyed 415 networking executives in the United States in early Q1.
  • On average organizations expect to spend US$115.7 million on wireless technologies over the next three years.
  • More than 9 in 10 executives surveyed regard advanced wireless technologies as "very" or "critically" important to their business success today.
  • 1 reported challenge in adopting advanced wireless, enterprises should carefully consider their ability to manage, authenticate and secure networks.