Juniper acquires AppFormix, enhances orchestration and security capabilities

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Juniper expects to complete the acquisition in the fourth quarter of 2016.

Juniper Networks is acquiring AppFormix, a cloud operations management provider, enhancing its analytics capabilities via the addition of machine learning and telemetry.

Terms of the acquisition were not revealed.

AppFormix's technology is designed to provide public, private and telco cloud operators in both OpenStack and Kubernetes environments, real-time and historic monitoring, visibility, and dynamic performance optimization.

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By pairing AppFormix’s technology with Juniper's Contrail product line, AppFormix improves cloud orchestration, security, accounting and planning.

Juniper said in a release that its “customers will benefit from a smarter, automatic and agile operational experience at lower total costs.”

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Upon closing the acquisition, the current AppFormix team will report to Juniper's office of the CTO.

After meeting customary closing conditions, Juniper said it expects to complete the acquisition in the fourth quarter of 2016.

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