Microsoft to Acquire Whale Communications, a Leading Provider of SSL VPN and Application Security Technologies
Acquisition will broaden Microsofts secure access solution.
REDMOND, Wash. May 18, 2006 Microsoft Corp. today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Whale Communications Ltd., a leading provider of secure access products, including secure sockets layer (SSL) virtual private networks (VPN) and Web application firewalls. Whales solutions provide remote access, deep content inspection and granular access control, enabling businesses to protect corporate applications and data when accessed remotely by mobile workers, partners and customers. The acquisition will give Microsofts customers a broader range of choices for providing secure access from more locations and devices.
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