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Network Security Revenues Down Double Digits

First-quarter appliances and software sales worth $1.54 billion, report says. Of the five leading vendors only Palo Alto Networks grew sales in Q1.

Juniper Wins Patent Suit Settlement, Palo Alto Networks Unfazed

Two years, many motions and one mistrial later, a patent lawsuit pitting Juniper Networks against upstart rival Palo Alto Networks has been settled in Juniper’s favor.

Juniper-Palo Alto Lawsuit Ends in Draw

A jury failed to reach a verdict in Juniper Networks’ lawsuit that accused security rival Palo Alto Networks of infringing on three of its patents. A sequel is almost a certainty.

Sophos Buys Cyberoam for Hardware Expansion

Already pushing hard to expand its hardware business, security vendor Sophos announces its acquisition of India-based Cyberoam, a maker of unified threat management appliances. The deal makes Sophos a formidable contender in the crowded security software and hardware segment.

Bids to End Juniper, Palo Alto Lawsuits Nixed

A pretrial ruling denied motions by Juniper Networks and Palo Alto Networks to dismiss their respective claims of patent infringement and requests for summary judgment. The net result: The two parties will have their day in court, assuming a settlement isn’t reached in the next two weeks.

Fortinet Pivots Message to Security Platforms

Fortinet released a dozen products and new messaging: “Connected UTM,” which describes its portfolio as a security platform. Fortinet’s new message is intended to differentiate its products amid an increasingly competitive field of vendors.

FireEye Goes Bold With Mandiant Deal

FireEye, already considered a disruptive force in the security segment, made a bold move buying forensics specialist Mandiant to bolster its advanced persistent threat technology. The merger will produce a potent security offering to rival Cisco, Palo Alto Networks, McAfee and Check Point.

Meaningless Juniper-Palo Alto Suit Going to Trial

The long-building lawsuits and counter-lawsuits between Juniper Networks and Palo Alto Networks over next-generation firewall patents will finally go to trial in February, and the results of this courtroom drama will likely be meaningless.