Datadog to Acquire Sqreen

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Datadog, Inc. (NASDAQ: DDOG), the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications, is to acquire Sqreen, a SaaS based security platform that enables enterprises to detect, block and respond to application level attacks.

The amount of the deal – subject to certain customary closing conditions, including receipt of required regulatory approvals, and is expected to close in Q2 2021 – was not disclosed.

The addition of Sqreen’s application security capabilities will provide development, security and operations teams a unified platform to deliver and manage secure and resilient applications.

Led by Pierre Betouin, CEO, Sqreen Sqreen provides a proven application security management platform that gives Runtime Application Self-Protection (RASP) and in-app web application firewall (WAF). It is already utilized by hundreds of development, operations and security teams in production to detect and block code level exploits while allowing legitimate traffic.

Led by Olivier Pomel, CEO, Datadog provides a monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. Its SaaS system integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring and log management to provide unified, real-time observability of our customers’ entire technology stack. Datadog is used by organizations of all sizes and across a wide range of industries to enable digital transformation and cloud migration, drive collaboration among development, operations, security and business teams, accelerate time to market for applications, reduce time to problem resolution, secure applications and infrastructure, understand user behavior and track key business metrics.