VMware has announced of acquiring Kubernetes security startup Octarine for an unknown sum of money, and the company will accord with another security company Carbon Black it bought for $2.1 billion previous year.
General manager and senior vice president at VMware’s Security Business Unit, Patrick Morley said Octarine’s innovative security platform for Kubernetes applications helps simplify DevSecOps and enables cloud native environments to be more secure, from development through runtime.
“Protecting workloads is critical to the security of applications and data inside every organisation. Building Octarine’s innovation into the VMware security portfolio will present a major opportunity for our team to further simplify and improve security for our customers,” Morley said in a statement.
Prior seven months, VMware procured Carbon Black and revealed of being the top security provider with its impeccable security strategy safeguarding any application, on any cloud, on any device.
Procuring Octarine can be of greater help to VMware because it enables VMware advance intrinsic security for containers (and Kubernetes environments), by embedding the Octarine technology into the VMware Carbon Black Cloud, and via deep hooks and integrations with the VMware Tanzu platform.
Tom Barsi, Vice President of Alliances for VMware Carbon Black said, “The Next-Gen SOC Alliance brings a critical mass of XDR context and capabilities to SOCs in a fully intrinsic way – one that can uniquely leverage the VMware fabric.”