VMware acquires PacketMotion

VMware has announced that it has acquired PacketMotion, a company focusing on User Activity Management and Network Visibility. PacketMotion which was covered by virtualization.info in May this year when it introduced its PacketSentry Virtual Probe product, which provides a VM-to-VM monitoring solution. Besides that PacketMotion provides solutions which deliver user activity context for network segmentation and data access monitoring.

VMware will integrate the technologies of PacketMotion into its vShield portfolio, where the product will provide visibility in who is accessing data. The team will be integrated into the Cloud infrastructure Business Unit.