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May 14, 2021
Cisco's acquisitions, announced this week, would improve event hosting in Webex, boost network speeds for 5G, and enhance its security platform. Deal terms were not released.
April 16, 2021
Aruba's latest SASE-related integrations involve the Silver Peak-based SD-WAN, Threat Defense and the ClearPass Policy Manager. More product integrations are likely.
March 10, 2021
Koch industries combines Alkira networking and Palo Alto security for remote office connectivity; Cisco promotes three women on International Women's Day; AT&T, Fortinet partner.
February 17, 2021
Palo Alto said it will acquire Bridgecrew, the developer of the static code analysis tool Checkov. DevOps teams use the open source tool to build cloud applications.
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