HP Acquires Bromium

hpHP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) acquired Bromium, an Cupertino, California-based end point security startup.

The amount the deal was not disclosed.

Led by Gregory Webb, CEO, and Ian Pratt, Co-founder and President, Bromium protects enterprises by using virtualization-based security to isolate browser-based attacks, malicious downloads, email attachments and other applications in unique, hardware-enforced micro-virtual machines.
The company’s technology complements and enhances HP’s existing security platform with hardware enforced application isolation and containment to protect against advanced attacks while providing real-time threat intelligence.
Combined with HP solutions including Sure Sense, Sure View and Sure Start, it provides comprehensive protection against the most sophisticated malware and enhances our industry leading firmware and BIOS security layers.

Bromium will become part of HP’s broader platform to secure end-point devices.

The company was backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Highland Capital Partners, Ignition Partners, Intel Capital, Meritech Capital Partners, and Silver Lake.



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