|Microsoft to Buy E-Mail Security Provider|
|Reuters News Wire (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Thu, 21 Jul 2005 00:52:21 -0500
Microsoft Corp. the world's largest software maker, said on|
Wednesday that it would buy FrontBridge Technologies Inc., its second
acquisition this year of an e-mail anti-virus protection provider.
FrontBridge provides an outsourcing service that allows companies to
In February, Microsoft said it would acquire Sybari Software Inc.,
Microsoft, which has had a major push over the last three years to
Asked if Microsoft planned to bundle FrontBridge's services with its
"Basically what the customer gets is a clean e-mail stream," said
The FrontBridge acquisition is the third major security
Last year, Microsoft bought Giant Company Software Inc. to offer
In 2003, Microsoft acquired anti-virus technology provider GeCAD.
Unlike Sybari, companies that use FrontBridge do not have to install
Copyright 2005 Reuters Limited.
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