EMC Corporation acquires Authentica

While this is not strictly related to VMware it could fit the scenario pictured in my The long chess game of VMware.

Quoting from Byte and Switch:

But the Authentica deal also signifies a new focus on external storage security. Whereas Captiva targets ILM and Acartus archives large volumes of content, Authentica offers software for securing email documents and data on mobile devices.

By tying Authentica and Documentum together, EMC hopes to add an additional layer of security to users’ documents. An EMC spokesman tells Byte and Switch that the startup’s software will let Documentum users apply rights management policies to content, both inside and outside corporate firewalls…

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