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HPE Acquires Niara To Expand Aruba's Network Security Portfolio

Staying on the topic of savvy acquisitions, Hewlett Packard Enterprise this week struck a deal to buy startup Niara, a security analytics and network platform developer. The move will allow HPE to enhance the Aruba ClearPass network security portfolio for wired and wireless network infrastructure.

Niara develops next-generation behavior analytics software that Aruba executives plan to combine with Aruba's ClearPass network security product portfolio.

HPE partners said the Niara acquisition is a direct competitive shot at Cisco at the edge of intelligent networks where they see Cisco as most vulnerable, competitively.

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