Microsoft Buys Winternals; Russinovich Now a Softie

by admin July 18, 2006 at 1:51 pm

Microsoft announced on July 18 that it has purchased for an undisclosed sum Winternals Software, a privately held company that provides security, recovery and management tools for Windows. As part of the deal, Microsoft also gets the two Winternals founders, Mark Russinovich and Bryce Cogswell. Russinovich becomes a technical fellow (one of about 15 or so throughout all of Microsoft), and will be part of the Platforms and Services division.

Read more: Microsoft Watch.

Press Release: Winternals