HP has announced it has completed its acquisition of security firm Fortify Software.
The acquisition, announced in August, is part of HP's strategy to strengthen its application security portfolio.
A number of enterprise software and services suppliers are beefing up their security components as security increasingly becomes an important element in buying decisions.
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HP claims the acquisition will help the company address application security from development through to operations.
The acquisition will enable a comprehensive security capability for securing mission-critical applications in heterogeneous environments, the company said.
Fortify will initially run as a standalone company and eventually become part of HP's business optimisation application portfolio.
HP said plans for product integration will be announced in greater detail at a later date.