Evident.io, a front-runner in the area of public cloud facilities infrastructure safety, has been purchased by Palo Alto Networks for $300 million paid in cash.
Palo Alto Networks is already a front-runner in cloud safety. The firm has created its VM-Series of digitalized next-gen firewalls that offer inline cloud safety, Traps provide host-based safety, and API-based safety protects public cloud facilities structure.
Evident.io is also a front-runner in the area of cloud safety. The Evident Security Platform lets companies to proactively administer cloud safety risk, decrease the attack surface, as well as improve safety attitude. The platform constantly observes AWS and Azure placements, evaluates safety risks, and provides expert direction on remediation.
Palo Alto thinks that the purchase of an l front-runner in the area of public cloud facilities infrastructure safety will authorize the business to reinforce its position as well as extend its control in the area. Evident.io solutions will be incorporated into the Palo Alto variety and will let clients use a single method to constant checking, cloud storage safety, confirmation of compliance, as well as informing.
“We expect clients from both Evident.io as well as Palo Alto Networks to profit from Evident as a portion of our program as well as to go through an easy changeover,” said Palo Alto Systems Chief Executive Officer, Mark McLaughlin.
As companies turn into more cloud-centric, they require prevention and security solutions that have been specially created for the cloud. Legacy safety tools that were created for data centers don’t tend to work properly in the public cloud. Making sure conformity and authorizing safety needs manual inspections and safety audits to be carried out, which are time-consuming and vulnerable to mistakes. Companies are progressively looking for tackles that can automate the procedure of safeguarding public cloud jobs. The purchase will assist Palo Alto to offer those solutions to its clients.
Palo Alto declares DevOps, compliance groups, as well as security, will be capable to use its program to set up new cloud apps more swiftly, simplify developer and safety operations without having to lose safety, and carry out constant checks of compliance for all cloud arrangements.
“We established Evident.io to safeguard our clients’ public cloud setup and facilities without slowing down invention. The joint features of Palo Alto Networks, as well as Evident.io, will provide clients the self-confidence they require to run faster, better, and more securely in the cloud,” said co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Evident.io, Tim Prendergast.