CA Southern Africa has announced the acquisition of Arcot Systems Inc by CA Technologies (Nasdaq:CA) for $200 million.
According to Ugan Naidoo, MD Security, CA Southern Africa, the acquisition
of Arcot ‚ a leader in cloud authentication – adds visionary technology for
fraud prevention and advanced authentication to CA Technologies leading
Identity and Access Management (IAM) offerings.
‚Arcot solutions ‚ delivered as on-premises software or as a cloud service ‚
also builds on CA’s cloud security strategy and helps accelerate the
company’s delivery of IAM solutions as a comprehensive service from the
cloud,‚ says Naidoo.
He adds that controlling identities and access to information is a critical
area of security.
‚The combination of Arcot’s software-only approach to advanced
authentication and fraud prevention and our CA SiteMinder portfolio gives
our customers robust and flexible options for reducing risk, supporting
regulatory compliance and confidently securing business transactions,‚