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CHKP Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. develops, markets, and supports a range of software, and combined hardware and software products and services for information technology (IT) security worldwide. It offers network gateway security solutions that enable its customers to implement their security policies on network traffic between internal networks and the Internet, as well as between internal networks and private networks that are shared with partners; endpoint security solutions, which provide various software blades that run on individual computers connected to the network, such as desktop computers, laptop computers, and other mobile devices; and security management solutions to ensure consistent operations in accordance with an enterprises security policy. The company also offers technical services, including technical customer support programs and plans, such as enterprise based support and collaborative enterprise support; certification and educational training; and professional services in implementing, upgrading, and optimizing products, such as design planning and security implementation services. In addition, it provides ZoneAlarm solutions that protect consumers from hackers, spyware, and identity theft. The company sells its products and services through a network of channel partners, including distributors, resellers, value-added resellers, system integrators, and managed services providers to enterprises, service providers, small and medium sized businesses, and consumers. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Exclusive: Turmoil at Symantec luring activists, buyers - sources15 Apr 2014, 10:52 amNEW YORK (Reuters) - The abrupt firing of Symantec Corp Chief Executive Officer Steve Bennett last month is attracting activist investors and private equity firms to the U.S. security software maker, in a development that could potentially lead to its breakup or sale, sources familiar with the situation said.
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EXCLUSIVE - Symantec to hire banks for advice, activism defense - sources4 Apr 2014, 9:52 pmAnti-virus and security software maker Symantec Corp(NSQ:SYMC), which recently fired its chief executive amid declining sales and fierce competition, is in the process of hiring banks to help advise on strategy and defend against possible activist investors, according to several people familiar with the matter. The $14 billion company, best known for its Norton anti-virus software, has been ...
Symantec as compared to its security and storage peers3 Apr 2014, 3:00 pmWe’ve compared Symantec with other storage backup/recovery stocks, such as EMC (EMC), International Business Machines Corp (IBM), Netapp Inc (NTAP), and CommVault Systems (CVLT). From a multiples perspective, ...
Five Stocks to Buy for Network Security Growth27 Mar 2014, 6:30 amIn a new report, the team at Oppenheimer highlights the stocks that are the market leaders in network security. Investors looking for solid growth in technology for their portfolios should consider these ...
Palo Alto Networks to buy Israeli cybersecurity firm24 Mar 2014, 11:33 amPalo Alto's shares fell as much as 7 percent in late morning trading. FBN Securities analyst Shebly Seyrafi estimated that the deal would lower Palo Alto's profit by about 10 percent in 2014 and by about 20 percent in 2015. Seyrafi, however, kept his "outperform" rating on the company's stock, saying the acquisition of the early-stage Cyvera was Palo Alto's "investment in the future."