Acronis, a Schaffhausen, Switzerland-based cyber protection company, acquired DeviceLock, Inc., a provider of endpoint device/port control and data leak prevention software for enterprises and government institutions around the world.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed. As part of it, DeviceLock will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Acronis. Acronis adds DeviceLock’s device control and endpoint data leak prevention solutions to its list of capabilities in order to deliver a high level of cyber protection to every business.
DeviceLock DLP is designed to stop data leaks at the source, as nearly two thirds of serious data leakage incidents are caused by employees, contractors or visitors – whether through unintentional mistakes or malicious intent. A leader in endpoint data loss prevention (DLP) protecting 4 million computers in more than 5,000 organizations worldwide, DeviceLock has a global customer presence across a wide variety of business types, including banking and finance, medical, pharmaceutical, government and defense, manufacturing, and retail.
Acronis will integrate DeviceLock’s technology into its Cyber Platform and will continue to work on new versions of the DeviceLock DLP complex while maintaining full technical support.
Together with DeviceLock’s full DLP suite, Acronis will offer customers and partners an affordable approach to preventing data leaks from corporate Windows and Mac laptops, desktop computers, and virtualized Windows sessions and applications, covering the Five Vectors of Cyber Protection — safety, accessibility, privacy, authenticity, and security (SAPAS) of all data, applications, and systems.
Founded in Singapore in 2003 and incorporated in Switzerland in 2008 and led by Serguei “SB” Beloussov, Acronis now has more than 1,500 employees in 33 locations in 18 countries. Its solutions are used by more than 5.5 million home users and 500,000 companies, including 100% of the Fortune 1000, and top-tier professional sports teams. Acronis products are available through 50,000 partners and service providers in over 150 countries in more than 40 languages.
Established in 1996, DeviceLock provides device control and endpoint data leak prevention software solutions to businesses of all sizes and industries. Protecting 4 million computers in more than 5,000 organizations worldwide, DeviceLock has a vast range of corporate customers including financial institutions, state and federal government agencies, classified military networks, healthcare providers, telecommunications companies and educational institutions.