As reported on PR Newswire, EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) has announced that it has acquired Virginia-based NetWitness Corporation, a privately-held provider of network security analysis solutions. NetWitness will now operate as a part of RSA, The Security Division of EMC. The company provides precise and pervasive network visibility, which enables security teams to detect and remediate advanced threats while automating the incident investigation process.
“’EMC and NetWitness share a complementary vision for the future of security management, work with the same types of industry-leading customers, and have a respect for each other’s cultures of innovation and growth,’ said Amit Yoran, CEO of NetWitness. ‘Joining RSA is a strategic move that will deliver significant benefit for NetWitness customers, partners and employees. EMC has a tremendous record of bringing together smart people and hot technologies and continuing to invest in them to further accelerate growth and achieve their full market potential. Together, we have an opportunity to further strengthen our leadership position in network security analysis by creating new, integrated products and capabilities to solve our customers’ most complex security challenges.’”