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UK-based net security firm Sophos is getting into the hardware game with the purchase of all-in-one security appliance firm Astaro. Terms of the deal to acquire privately held Astaro, announced Friday, were not disclosed. Astaro, with $56m in billings during 2010, is the fourth largest dedicated unified threat management (UTM …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
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    John... Sophos has been in the hardware biz for years

    They're not "getting into the hardware game", they've had hardware called the Web Appliance and Email Appliance for years. The Astaro deal will undoubtedly strengthen the line.

    Fact check in aisle 4. Sorry. ;-)

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