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Report: HP to buy ArcSight for $1.5 billion




Report: HP to buy ArcSight for $1.5 billion
Report: HP to buy ArcSight for $1.5 billion



http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/091210-report-hp-to-buy-arcsight.html 

By Robert McMillan
IDG News Service
September 12, 2010

Hewlett-Packard will soon purchase security vendor ArcSight for $1.5 
billion, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.

Citing unnamed sources, the Journal said that the deal could be 
announced as soon as Monday. ArcSight sells a well-regarded product that 
gives system administrators a way to monitor their networks and activity 
logs for signs of hacking or unauthorized activity.

The company had been a rumored acquisition target for the past few 
weeks, with Oracle, HP, and IBM all named as possible suitors.

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