The agreement was signed today final for the acquisition of Mandiant by Google. The information security company will play a key role in the future of Google, which is increasingly attentive to security issues. In particular, the cybersecurity company, for the foreseeable future, will join Google Cloud. Let’s see the details:
Google acquires Mandiant
The acquisition operation closes with an agreement of $ 23 per share for a total of approximately $ 5.4 billion. Once the acquisition has been completed, Mandiant will join Google Cloud, becoming a central component for the enhancement of security services. This is an increasingly important sector and for whom it is necessary to multiply investments and enhance services. Google has therefore chosen to rely on a reference reality to enhance its cloud services and maximize their security levels. More details on the agreement and the company’s Google Cloud integration will arrive in the near future.
The company comment
Thomas Kurian, Google Cloud News, points out, “We look forward to welcoming Mandiant to Google Cloud to further enhance our suite of security operations and consulting services and help customers address their most important security challenges.”
Regarding the timing of the transaction, Google points out that the acquisition is: “subject to customary closing conditions, including the reception of shareholder Mandiant and regulatory approvals, and should be completed by the end of the year”