Blue Coat Systems Inc. announced that it has acquired Perspecsys, a venture-backed provider of enterprise cloud data protection solutions. According to the company's press release: "With this acquisition, Blue Coat significantly expands its cloud security offerings while enhancing the industry’s most robust hybrid cloud portfolio. This expanded portfolio positions Blue Coat as a leader in the Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) segment and sets a new bar for data protection within cloud applications."
Perspecsys' Cloud Data Protection platform makes public clouds private by ensuring key data compliance, privacy and security for enterprises adopting cloud-based applications. Investors included Intel Capital, Paladin Capital, and Ascent Venture Partners.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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