FireMon acquires Israeli cloud security co FortyCloud

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The Hod Hasharon startup will boost FireMon's cloud management capabilities across all major cloud platforms.

US Network Security Policy Management (NSPM) provider FireMon has acquired Israeli cloud infrastructure security company FortyCloud. The acquisition will boost FireMon's cloud management capabilities across all major cloud platforms. No financial details about the deal were disclosed.

Based in Hod Hasharon, FortyCloud was founded by CEO Amit Cohen, CTO Amir Naftali and Chief Architect Noam Singer.

Naftali said, "I've been very impressed with the entire FireMon team and am very excited to work with the leading global NSPM vendor. We look forward to sharing our solution with FireMon's 1,000+ customers and continuing to expand our vision of securing the public cloud."

FireMon said that the acquisition of FortyCloud addresses the market need by providing solutions to help effectively secure cloud infrastructure and make the transition to the cloud simpler by extending security and connectivity to the public cloud.

"Our customers are at varying points on their journey of implementing public and hybrid cloud strategies," said Satin H. Mirchandani, CEO, FireMon. "While the security needs are very similar in cloud infrastructure and on-premise networks, the technology implementations can be very different. FireMon intelligent security management solutions allow the network and security teams to quickly deliver the capabilities the business demands to stay competitive."

Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - www.globes-online.com - on October 27, 2016

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