Apple Inc. (AAPL) has acquired security company Fleetsmith, according to a blog post on the Fleetsmith website. Fleetsmith helps with device setup and security patching for Apple devices including Macs and iPhones that are used in enterprise settings. The company's tools help businesses automatically set up Apple devices for new employees and manage fleet-wide issues in a single place. "Our shared values of putting the customer at the center of everything we do without sacrificing privacy and security, means we can truly meet our mission, delivering Fleetsmith to businesses and institutions of all sizes, around the world," Fleetsmith said of the Apple deal. Apple didn't immediately respond to a MarketWatch request for comment. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed in the Fleetsmith post. Apple shares are down 1.5% in Wednesday trading but they've added 46% over the past three months as the Dow Jones Industrial Average has risen 23%.
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June 24, 2020 13:54 ET (17:54 GMT)
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