WSJ | Under Pressure, Cybersecurity Market Is Ripe for M&A in 2016

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VentureBeat | Workday acquires big data analytics company Platfora

By:  Jordan Novet  |  July 21, 2016 Publicly traded human capital management software company Workday today announced that it has acquired Platfora, a startup that built software for cleaning up and analyzing big data. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Above: Platfora employees participate in a Ragnar Relay Race in 2015. Image Credit: Platfora “The …

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WSJ | Under Pressure, Cybersecurity Market Is Ripe for M&A in 2016

Cybersecurity, in recent years among the strongest segments of the tech sector, now is feeling the effects of the downturn. [vc_empty_space height=”20″] Over the last two years, investors have poured capital into private security companies. Twelve security companies have raised more than $100 million each from venture capitalists, according to Dow Jones VentureSource. It’s fitting …

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