Mergers and acquisitions in the Internet of Things market are shattering records, according to 451 Research.
Reflecting the growing concern among companies about mobile security, antivirus software provider AVG has purchased Privax, a provider of virtual private network services for mobile devices and desktops, for up to $60 million.
Following on its announcement of the WatchDox acquisition, BlackBerry unveiled on Tuesday two new products designed to secure the Internet of Things: a key management service for sensors and IoT apps and a high-assurance computer center focused on IoT security.
Chip maker ARM is trying to improve the battery life of IoT devices that use Bluetooth to communicate data, with the acquisitions of Wicentric and Sunrise Micro Devices.
Marlin Equity Partners announced on Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions from General Dynamics for an undisclosed consideration.
Nokia is in advanced talks to acquire wireless network equipment maker Alcatel Lucent, the Finnish firm confirmed on Tuesday.
Singapore-based telecom services provider Singtel is buying Trustwave, a Chicago-based managed security services firm, in a deal worth $810 million.
Enterprise security firm Check Point Software Technologies has agreed to buy mobile security firm Lacoon Mobile Security, Check Point announced Thursday.
Proofpoint has acquired threat intelligence provider Emerging Threats for $40 million in cash and stock.
Even though customers shouldn't notice when their CMS providers are acquired or change--at least not in a negative way--there are some questions you should consider asking just in case.