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Symantec completes Altiris buy

Acquisition of IT management software company, announced in January, valued at about $830 million.

Symantec on Monday said that it has completed the takeover of IT management software company Altiris. The acquisition was announced on January 29 and valued at the time at $830 million.

Altiris, based in Lindon, Utah, develops software to manage and configure corporate assets, such as laptops, mobile devices and servers. Symantec expects the addition of Altiris to create a more comprehensive approach to better manage and enforce security policies at the end point; identify and protect against threats; and repair and service assets.