Akamai to Acquire Cloud-based Security Solutions Provider Prolexic

Dec 9, 2013 (Mon): Akamai Technologies and Prolexic Technologies, Inc. have entered a definitive agreement for Akamai to acquire Prolexic. Prolexic is a provider of cloud-based security solutions for protecting data centers and enterprise IP applications from distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.

Akamai hopes the acquisition can help them to provide customers with a comprehensive portfolio of security solutions designed to defend an enterprise’s Web and IP infrastructure against application-layer, network-layer and data center attacks delivered via the Internet.

Author: VSDaily Editor

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