Cisco Adds FirePOWER to Network Security Arsenal
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Cisco first announced its intention to acquire Sourcefire on July 23rd of this year. The deal has Cisco paying $76 dollars per Sourcefire share for a total acquisition cost of $2.7 billion.
Now that the acquisition has officially closed, Sourcefire's assets and people become part of the Cisco Security Group, led by SVP Chris Young. Enterprise Networking Planet caught up with Young earlier this year for an exclusive 1:1 video interview. At the time, Young stressed that security is a good business for Cisco and will continue to grow.