SolarWinds has ramped up its security play through acquiring real-time threat monitoring and management software, Trusted Metrics.

The IT management software specialists said the deal will add new security capabilities to the provider’s SolarWinds ThreatMonitor.

Specifically, the automated tool aims to reduce the complexity of threat detection for IT operations teams as well as for managed and security service providers.

“When we look at the rapidly changing IT security landscape, the proliferation of mass-marketed malware and the non-discriminatory approach of cyber criminals, we believe that real-time threat monitoring and management shouldn’t be a luxury, but an affordable option for everyone,” SolarWinds CEO Kevin Thompson, said.

“The acquisition of Trusted Metrics will allow us to offer a new product in the SolarWinds mould – powerful, easy to use, scalable – that is designed to give businesses the ability to more easily protect IT environments and business operations.”



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