Acquisitions Keep Piling Up
Security technologies are evolving to handle new threats, and with that comes a vendor shakeup that extends all the way up to some of the biggest names in the security industry. That shakeup has come to a head so far in 2016, with blockbuster deals hitting the anti-virus, network security and identity markets. Some of the deals signaled increased market consolidation, as big vendors looked to get even bigger to get the scale and new technologies they need to succeed, while others pointed to private equity looking to get further entrenched in the security space. With rumors of more mega-deals on the horizon, 2016 is sure to be a year to remember when it comes to acquisitions in security. Take a look back at some of the big deals we've seen so far.