FireEye acquires X15 software

FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the intelligence-led security company, has announced it acquired privately held X15 Software and its innovative next generation big data platform, the company said.

The acquisition, which closed on January 11, 2018, will add significant data management capabilities and provide customers with an open platform for integrating machine-generated data that can easily incorporate new security technologies and big data sources to adapt to the evolving threat environment.

The integration of X15 Software´s technology will enhance the ability of FireEye to collect and deliver the data organizations need to protect their most valuable assets.

Under the terms of the acquisition agreement, FireEye will pay approximately USD 15 million in equity and USD 5 million in cash.

FireEye is the intelligence-led security company. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies, nation-state grade threat intelligence, and world-renowned Mandiant® consulting. With this approach, FireEye eliminates the complexity and burden of cyber security for organizations struggling to prepare for, prevent, and respond to cyber attacks. FireEye has over 6,300 customers across 67 countries, including more than 40 percent of the Forbes Global 2000.