1. Carbonite to acquire Webroot for $618.5M

    Carbonite to acquire Webroot for $618.5M

    BROOMFIELD — Carbonite Inc. (Nasdaq: CARB) will acquire Webroot Inc. for $618.5 million. Carbonite, a Boston-based data protection provider has decided to acquire the Broomfield-based cybersecurity company in order to address a top vulnerability in business — the endpoint. The two will take a comprehensive approach to protection through cloud-based cybersecurity, backup and protection.

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    1. The acquisition of Webroot dramatically accelerates our progress toward becoming the leading data protection company.
    2. Carbonite and Webroot have a common focus on making data protection and cybersecurity solutions accessible and easy to use, as well as a dedication to customer success, and we are thrilled to become part of their team.
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