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Infoblox's latest acquisition could signal shift in M&A philosophy

Feb 11, 2016 - The Deal Pipeline
Board and Executive Moves-Mergers and Acquisitions

The recent purchase of IID Security Inc. by Infoblox Inc. (BLOX) could portend the awakening of what has been a relatively conservative dealmaker, company followers said. The Santa Clara, Calif., networking services provider announced Monday, Feb. 8, that it had acquired privately held IID Security for $45 million in cash.

IID co-founders Lars Harvey and Rod Rasmussen will join the Infoblox management team. "IID really stood out as one of the strongest players in the space and is t...