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Cisco is demonstrating how the OpenDNS acquisition is already accelerating its cloud-delivered security portfolio by unveiling today integration between the technology platforms, which allows joint customers of the OpenDNS Umbrella service and AMP Threat Grid intelligence to benefit. An API connects OpenDNS’ global capability with AMP Threat Grid’s dynamic malware analytics and threat intelligence. This new integration enables AMP Threat Grid customers to automatically transform threat intelligence into threat enforcement by blocking malware and quickly identifying critical security threats discovered by the AMP Thread Grid service.
“Delivering pervasive security capabilities from the cloud is a core part of our mission to provide Security Everywhere across the extended network from data center to the cloud to mobile devices,” said David Goeckeler, senior vice president and general manager, Cisco Security Business Group. “By integrating the OpenDNS platform with Cisco’s security solutions, customers will receive greater network visibility and threat intelligence for cloud delivered protection against malicious websites and threats. Together, we will deliver protection that is unmatched in the industry.”
OpenDNS employees join the Cisco Security Business Group led by Goeckeler. Additionally, David Ulevitch, founder and chief executive officer of OpenDNS, becomes vice president, reporting directly to Goeckeler.
Under the terms of the agreement Cisco paid $635M in cash and assumed equity awards, plus retention based incentives for OpenDNS.
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