Saturday , March 23 2019

GoDaddy (GDDY) to Acquire Sucuri


GoDaddy the world’s biggest cloud platform devoted to small, sovereign ventures, today proclaimed it has entered into a contract to purchase Sucuri, a prominent provider of website security products and services. Fiscal details of the transaction were not disclosed.

Sucuri is a security firm delivering business owners a set of security tools designed to defend website owners from evolving online threats. Almost 75 percent of all authentic websites have unpatched susceptibilities, and websites that have been banned due to a drudge can experience about 80 percent drop in traffic for more than 48 hours. Sucuri’s suite of tools provides website owners the resolution they need to respond to hacks when they happen, while also virtually patching susceptibilities.

Sucuri is intensely involved in the WordPress communal. The company delivers an industry foremost security plug-in for the WordPress platform, and vigorously works to advance the security consciousness and supervision of WordPress websites.

“The huge majority of our clients aren’t website security specialists, nor should they should be to secure their websites,” said Kevin Doerr, the Senior Vice President, and General Manager of Security, GoDaddy. “Uniting Sucuri with GoDaddy’s gage will progress digital security for our clients by making it easy, timely and reasonable. We’ll endure to invest in Sucuri and equally develop products that propel security clarifications forward.”

“Since our start, we have always had a solitary goal of protecting our clients’ websites. We attain this with two very simple methods: build things that offer value and that stay ahead of evolving threats,” said Sucuri Founder Daniel Cid. “We currently have the chance to take this similar philosophy from a few hundred thousand websites to millions of websites. From our talks with GoDaddy, it became perfect that we share the similar customer-first philosophy and commitment to serving customers is secure online.”

“Sucuri is going to endure to deliver great business products and services to our clients as we always have,” stated Sucuri CEO Tony Perez. “Thirst for customers and devotion to innovation is why there’s such a tough cultural fit between the two businesses. We can’t wait to get initiated with GoDaddy and aid customers around the world.”

Sucuri offerings include:

  • Virtual patching and hardening technology through Website Application Firewall (WAF) and Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)
  • Performance optimization and traffic management through a Content Distribution Network (CDN)
  • Security plugins for the WordPress platform
  • A cloud-based standby service to make sure business continuity in the event of disasters
  • Real-time mitigation of DDoS attacks
  • Continuous monitoring of Indicators of Compromise (IoC)
  • Professional event response when a website has been conceded or blacklisted

GoDaddy and Sucuri plan to provide new security products in the coming future.

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