CA Technologies, an IT management software company based in Islandia, N.Y., made the buy to bolster growing concerns related to enterprise security, according to a news release from the company. The acquisition of Arcot aims to compliment CA’s identity and access management portfolio with accelerated delivery from cloud sources and expanded business-to-business ventures.
Dave Hansen, general manager for the Security business at CA Technologies and its former CIO, said the acquisition gives his company a “proven, robust” future in cloud security.
“In a larger enterprise in the cloud, we were waiting and watching, but we wanted something to build on with existing infrastructures,” Hansen said in a phone interview Monday.
He added: “It clearly compliments what we’re doing.”
Arcot has existing verifications for 120 million identities.
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