Huawei acquires Israeli database security startup Hexatier for $42M

December 28, 2016

Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. has acquired Israeli database security and compliance solutions startup HexaTier Ltd. for a reported $42 million.

Founded in 2009 and previously known as GreenSQL, HexaTier offers database security and compliance through database reverse proxy technology to secure cloud-hosted databases and DBaaS platforms. HexaTier is installed as a front-end to a database and works as a reverse proxy. It hides and secures database content, with the software reviewing and inspecting both database queries and database responses allowing enterprise users to secure, accelerate, audit and mask sensitive information stored on their databases

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