Carbonite to acquire endpoint security company Webroot for $618.5M

https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/08/carbonite-to-acquire-endpoint-security-company-webroot-for-618-5m/ Carbonite, the online backup and recovery company based in Boston, announced late yesterday that it will be acquiring Webroot, an endpoint security vendor, for $618.5 million in cash. The company believes that by combining its cloud backup service with Webroot’s endpoint security tools, it will give customers a more complete solution. Webroot’s history actually predates the cloud, having [...]