Press Release: September 22, 2010
Topics: Financial

HP Completes Acquisition of Fortify Software, Accelerating Security Across the Application Life Cycle

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- HP today announced it has completed its acquisition of Fortify Software.

The combination bridges static and dynamic security analysis across the application life cycle to help clients proactively reduce business risk against malicious attacks. With Fortify Software’s expertise and offerings, HP will offer a best-in-class solution that allows clients to properly address application security from development through operations, and scale to a Center of Excellence program.

The acquisition of Fortify enhances HP’s application life cycle strategy and enriches the HP Secure Advantage portfolio by adding a complete application security offering. With this addition, HP will deliver one of the most comprehensive security capabilities for securing mission-critical applications in heterogeneous environments.

Further details about the product integration will be announced at a later date.

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