Tuesday, October 24, 2006

BT acquires Counterpane Internet Security

BT has acquired Counterpane Internet Security Inc., a provider of managed networked security services, as part of its strategy to expand and develop its global professional services capabilities. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Counterpane, which is based in Mountain View, California, monitors some 550 networks worldwide, real-time view of, and response to, IT security threats.

Andy Green, CEO BT Global Services, said: "Counterpane is a welcome addition to BT's global professional services community. As more and more of our customers seek to exploit the opportunities of globalisation, we are finding that increasingly business critical applications are dependent upon the resilience and security of their infrastructure. "http://www.btplc.comhttp://www.counterpane.com

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