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18 September 20172 minute read

DLA Piper advises Juniper Networks on acquisition of Cyphort

DLA Piper represented Juniper Networks, Inc., an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, in its acquisition of Cyphort, Inc.

Cyphort is an innovator in security analytics for advanced threat defense. Cyphort's platform integrates advanced threat detection, comprehensive threat analytics and one-touch threat migration.

The acquisition is expected to enable new capabilities in Juniper's Sky ATP product. It also marks the third deal executed by DLA Piper on behalf of Juniper in the last year, having also represented the company in its acquisitions of AppFormix, Inc. and Aurrion, Inc.

The DLA Piper team representing Juniper was led by partner Brandee Fernandez (Silicon Valley) and included partners Stacy Paz, Nate McKitterick, Cisco Palao-Ricketts, Ute Krudewagen (all of Silicon Valley) and Cathryn Le Regulski (Northern Virginia); associates Eric Chow, Philipp Tsukanov, Andrew Chan, Anton Ziajka (all of Silicon Valley) and Amanda Grace Rooney (Washington, DC); and Malaz Kamal Moustafa (Silicon Valley).

DLA Piper's global technology sector lawyers work across practice areas and offices to support technology clients at every stage of growth, from startups to fast growing and mid-market businesses to mature global enterprises. Last year, according to Mergermarket's league tables for legal advisors, DLA Piper again earned the top ranking globally for overall deal volume and ranked first for technology M&A in the US. DLA Piper was highly ranked in other notable league tables for 2016, including placing in the top five of each M&A, venture capital and private equity category recognized by PitchBook – the only law firm to do so.