Two of the world's leading privileged access vendors are joining forces to create an even more comprehensive portfolio and boost user productivity.

Atlanta-based Bomgar has agreed to purchase Phoenix, Az.-based BeyondTrust, creating an 800-employee privilege security behemoth with more than 19,000 customers and $300 million in combined annual bookings. The combined company will adopt the BeyondTrust name and be led by Matt Dircks, who has served as Bomgar's CEO since May 2014. Read more.