Top 10 Security Acquisitions of 2011
While IT security merger and acquisitions activity has slowed down since 2010, this year nevertheless saw some noteworthy deals close. Not only did we see some major plays for managed security services dominance, but also purchases that will have significance on the realms of security monitoring and cloud security in the year to come. From Dell to McAfee to Symantec to IBM, plenty of deals were done in 2011 as vendors sought to strengthen their hands in the always growing security market. Here's a look at some of the top IT security M&A deals of 2011.