Thoma Bravo's LANDesk Buys VMware Protect Product Family
April 10, 2013
LANDesk, a Thoma Bravo portfolio company, has acquired VMware's Protect product family of IT management solutions, which VMware acquired in 2011. The acquisition includes the VMware Protect technologies, existing customer accounts and the core team. The addition of what LANDesk is now calling the Shavlik Protect portfolio expands the platform's user-oriented IT management market presence with access to new channels and a complimentary product line with its existing portfolio. Based in Salt Lake City, LANDesk provides IT end-user management services, including systems lifecycle management, endpoint security, enterprise mobility and IT service management solutions.