Monday, February 8, 2010

SAIC Completes Acquisition of CloudShield

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) completed its previously announced acquisition of CloudShield Technologies. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Founded in 2000, CloudShield's deep packet inspection (DPI) platform and applications enable customers to inspect, analyze and control all network traffic. CloudShield's IBM BladeCenter PN41 Blade scales from 20 Gbps for a single blade to 280 Gbps for a 14-blade chassis to greater than 1 Tbps per rack. CloudShield's CS-2000 System supports a range of connectivity options at full line rates, including multiple 1-Gbps links, SONET OC-12 & OC 48 links and 10-Gbps links. The systems provides total packet visibility and real-time analysis of traffic. Customers include large network operators as well as U.S. federal government agencies. CloudShield is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.

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