FireEye announces $20M acquisition of X15 Software
FireEye announced it acquired privately held X15 Software and its innovative next generation big data platform. The acquisition, which closed on January 11, 2018, will add significant data management capabilities and provide customers with an open platform for integrating machine-generated data that can easily incorporate new security technologies and big data sources to adapt to the evolving threat environment. X15 Software was founded in 2013 and currently employs approximately 20 employees. The X15 teams are located in California and India and will bring their big data management experience to the FireEye engineering teams in their respective locations. Under the terms of the acquisition agreement, FireEye will pay approximately $15M in equity and $5M in cash.