IBM continues its string of acquisitions, snapping up endpoint management player BigFix. It’s a move poised to help IBM’s Tivoli deliver additional features to IT managers and network security pros looking to better lock down their networks and thwart non-compliant systems from getting access to network assets. Datamation takes a look at the deal, what BigFix offers to enterprise IT administrators, and how IBM aims to benefit.
IBM has snapped up endpoint system manager BigFix in a move that will see IBM’s Tivoli division gaining access to new network security and device management tools.
BigFix provides technology that enables enterprises to manage endpoint security and compliance, a business that IBM (NYSE: IBM) wants to expand.