Michael Novinson

Recent articles by Michael Novinson

Breaking down the Palo Alto Networks-CloudGenix deal

Breaking down the Palo Alto Networks-CloudGenix deal

Cloud-based approach is expected to streamline the onboarding of remote branches.
Michael Novinson Apr 2 2020, 6:47AM Finance
Palo Alto Networks to buy SD-WAN player CloudGenix

Palo Alto Networks to buy SD-WAN player CloudGenix

To accelerate the onboarding of remote branches and retail stores.
Michael Novinson Apr 1 2020, 7:06AM Finance
Okta Partner Connect revamp streamlines training process

Okta Partner Connect revamp streamlines training process

Okta has simplified its training and accreditation process.
Michael Novinson Mar 31 2020, 9:08AM Software
Windows security flaw exploits font handling

Windows security flaw exploits font handling

Tricks users into opening a document with remotely run malware.
Michael Novinson Mar 24 2020, 9:27AM Security
Thoma Bravo calls off sale of Imprivata

Thoma Bravo calls off sale of Imprivata

As coronavirus concerns create market uncertainty.
Michael Novinson Mar 24 2020, 6:43AM Finance
CrowdStrike nabs Symantec customers

CrowdStrike nabs Symantec customers

After security giant sold enterprise business to Broadcom.
Michael Novinson Mar 20 2020, 12:01PM Security
Broadcom changes mind, opts to keep RF wireless chip business

Broadcom changes mind, opts to keep RF wireless chip business

After landing a major deal with its largest smartphone customer.
Michael Novinson Mar 13 2020, 10:56AM Mobility
Accenture splashes $210 million to buy Context

Accenture splashes $210 million to buy Context

Security consultancy has operations in Australia.
Michael Novinson Mar 9 2020, 11:58AM Finance
Expert: MSPs need to be virtual CIOs for customers

Expert: MSPs need to be virtual CIOs for customers

Learn how to strategise, then show it off to key customer decision-makers.
Michael Novinson Mar 4 2020, 5:57AM Strategy
Dell sells off RSA for US$2 billion

Dell sells off RSA for US$2 billion

Acquired by private equity firm Symphony Technology Group (STG).
Michael Novinson Feb 19 2020, 6:51AM Security
Cisco prepares to buy FireEye: report

Cisco prepares to buy FireEye: report

Bid expected in the coming weeks, according to Spanish news outlet Okdiario.
Michael Novinson Feb 14 2020, 10:58AM Security
Zscaler forks out US$15m to settle Symantec lawsuits

Zscaler forks out US$15m to settle Symantec lawsuits

Four-year court case comes to a close.
Michael Novinson Jan 15 2020, 11:46AM Security
Accenture to buy Symantec security services unit

Accenture to buy Symantec security services unit

Includes security operations centre in Sydney.
Michael Novinson Jan 8 2020, 11:39AM Security
LogMeIn to be bought for US$4.3 Billion

LogMeIn to be bought for US$4.3 Billion

Two private equity firms will sign the cheques.
Michael Novinson Dec 18 2019, 7:55AM Finance
Fortinet buys SOAR vendor CyberSponse

Fortinet buys SOAR vendor CyberSponse

To make security operations teams more efficient and bolster incident response.
Michael Novinson Dec 13 2019, 8:16AM Security
Acronis acquires cloud management and security vendor 5nine

Acronis acquires cloud management and security vendor 5nine

To better secure Microsoft Hyper-V and Azure.
Michael Novinson Dec 11 2019, 8:48AM Security
McAfee, NortonLifeLock considering merger: report

McAfee, NortonLifeLock considering merger: report

Symantec's former consumer business is McAfee's longtime rival.
Michael Novinson Dec 11 2019, 8:20AM Security
Dell may sell RSA Security

Dell may sell RSA Security

Bloomberg reports early offload talks, with US$1bn price tag.
Michael Novinson Nov 27 2019, 5:29AM Finance
Broadcom-Symantec Enterprise deal has been done

Broadcom-Symantec Enterprise deal has been done

Consumer business re-named 'NortonLifeLock'.
Michael Novinson Nov 5 2019, 6:46AM Finance
Trend Micro acquires Sydney security startup

Trend Micro acquires Sydney security startup

Taking aim at Palo Alto Networks.
Michael Novinson Oct 22 2019, 9:07AM Security

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