Symantec to Purchase Digital Security Corporation @stake

Symantec has announced that it will acquire digital security company @stake, Inc. @stake provides consultancy for corporations wanting to control their digital infrastructure.

A news release from Symantec indicates that @stake market share has largely been seen in such industries as finance, telecommunications, and software technology, and that @stake lists six of the world's top 10 financial institutions, four of the world's top 10 independent software companies and seven of the world's top 10 telecommunications carriers on its customer list.

Besides its consulting services and IT security products, @stake has developed centers for researching errors in operating systems, networking protocols, application software, and hardware devices. Symantec is expected to add those services as well.