UK-based net security firm Sophos has bought the all-in-one security appliance firm Astaro.
Astaro is the fourth largest dedicated unified threat management (UTM) provider, leads the market and has sustained fast growth due to its strong track record of innovation and robust portfolio of feature rich network security solutions.
With over 56,000 installations in over 60 countries, the company protects business and government networks across the globe against IT security threats.
"The combination of Astaro’s comprehensive portfolio of network security solutions alongside our endpoint, mobile, and email and web threat and data protection capabilities will enable us to continue to deliver on our vision of providing complete security without complexity wherever the user and company data resides," stated Steve Munford, Chief Executive Officer, Sophos.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.