COLUMBIA, Md., Jan 05, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sourcefire, Inc. (Nasdaq: FIRE), the creator of Snort® and a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, today announced the acquisition of Immunet, a leading provider of advanced cloud-based anti-malware technologies. The acquisition expands Sourcefire's security solutions portfolio - adding an advanced cloud platform for delivery of malware protection - and extending the company's real-time detection and prevention leadership to the cloud.
Sourcefire will retain all Immunet personnel, including founders Oliver Friedrichs, Alfred Huger and Adam O'Donnell.
"Sourcefire is the perfect company to accelerate Immunet's path to market," said Oliver Friedrichs, Immunet Founder and CEO. "Sourcefire secures organizations and individuals worldwide with advanced network security technology. Adding an internet-scale, advanced cloud platform catapults Sourcefire into a leadership position in endpoint protection as well."
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The future development of Immunet will continue but we cant say if anything is gonna change, we dont expect that any big changes will be done.