Remote access vendor Bomgar has acquired BeyondTrust to create what it claims is the "most comprehensive" privileged access management (PAM) company on the market. The deal will see Bomgar renamed BeyondTrust, with the combined company having a customer base of 19,000 worldwide.

Bomgar CEO Matt Dircks will remain at the helm of the business.

He said: "The greater scale and resources of the combined company will allow us to accelerate innovation and deliver technology that protects our customers from constantly evolving threats." Read more.