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announced 5/21/2007 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., will acquire Magnum Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. announced its entry into the business services management market, one of the fastest growing segments of IT systems management, with the acquisition of BSM vendor Magnum Technologies. The addition of Magnum and BSM technology gives Quest the means to bring together many of its market-leading systems management products.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software, Inc., a leading enterprise systems management vendor, delivers innovative products that help organizations get more performance and productivity from their applications, databases, Windows infrastructure and virtual environments.
target: Magnum Technologies, Inc.
Founded in 1999, Magnum Technologies, Inc. provides software and services that quantify the impact of Information Technology (IT) performance on a company’s lines-of-business.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 4/23/2013 via Yahoo, Inc.

Binary Tree, acquired ManageRED Software

synopsis: Binary Tree announced the acquisition of ManageRED Software, an innovation driven software developer of Windows Server and Active Directory migration tools and solutions. ManageRED Software provides users a better way to migrate servers, users and workstations while ensuring the availability of critical systems.
buyer: Binary Tree
Binary Tree is a leading provider of software for migrating enterprise messaging users and applications to on-premises and cloud-based versions of the Microsoft platform.
target: ManageRED Software
ManageRED Software is an innovation driven software developer of Windows Server and Active Directory migration tools and solutions. ManageRED Software provides users a better way to migrate servers, users and workstations while ensuring the availability of critical systems.
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closed 4/27/2011 via PR Newswire

Novell, Inc. merged with Attachmate Corporation,

synopsis: Novell, Inc., a leader in Intelligent Workload Management, has completed its previously announced merger, whereby Attachmate Corporation acquired Novell. Novell helps organizations securely deliver and manage computing services across physical, virtual and cloud computing environments.
buyer: Attachmate Corporation
Attachmate Corporation, owned by an investment group led by Francisco Partners, Golden Gate Capital and Thoma Bravo, enables IT organizations to extend mission critical services and assures they are managed, secure and compliant.
target: Novell, Inc.
Novell, Inc., a leader in Intelligent Workload Management, helps organizations securely deliver and manage computing services across physical, virtual and cloud computing environments.
price($mm)[EV]
$2,145 [$1,018]
rev ($mm)
$812
EBITDA ($mm)
$118
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
8.7x
closed 3/17/2010 via Company Press Release

CA, Inc., acquired Nimsoft, Inc.

synopsis: CA, Inc. announced it has completed its acquisition of privately-held Nimsoft, Inc.--a leading provider of IT performance and availability monitoring solutions for emerging enterprises and Managed Service Providers (MSPs)--for $350 million in an all-cash transaction.
buyer: CA, Inc.(CA:$4,814.00)
CA is the world’s leading independent IT management software company. With CA's Enterprise IT Management (EITM) vision and expertise, organizations can more effectively govern, manage and secure IT to optimize business performance and sustain competitive advantage.
target: Nimsoft, Inc.
Nimsoft is the fastest growing provider of next generation performance and availability monitoring solutions for the complete physical, virtual and cloud-based IT infrastructure.
price ($mm)
$353
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closed 11/19/2009 via PR Newswire

CA, Inc., acquired NetQoS, Inc.

synopsis: CA, Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of NetQoS® Inc., a leading provider of network performance management and service delivery management solutions. The addition of the NetQoS' solutions enable CA to offer a robust and comprehensive service delivery and assurance portfolio.
buyer: CA, Inc.(CA:$4,814.00)
CA is the world’s leading independent IT management software company. With CA's Enterprise IT Management (EITM) vision and expertise, organizations can more effectively govern, manage and secure IT to optimize business performance and sustain competitive advantage.
target: NetQoS, Inc.
NetQoS provides network and application performance management software and services that improve application delivery across the world’s most complex networks. NetQoS Performance Center is used to monitor application service levels, troubleshoot problems quickly, and plan for change.
price ($mm)
$200
rev ($mm)
$56
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/24/2009 via Market Wire

TIBCO Software Inc., acquired DataSynapse, Inc.

synopsis: TIBCO Software Inc. announced that it has acquired privately-held DataSynapse, Inc. in a cash transaction valued at approximately $28 million. DataSynapse is a leader in enterprise grid and cloud computing software with a strong roster of more than 100 Financial Services and Telecommunications clients.
buyer: TIBCO Software Inc.(TIBX:$1,035.18)
TIBCO Software Inc. provides enterprise software that helps companies achieve service-oriented architecture (SOA) and business process management (BPM) success. TIBCO gives leading organizations around the world better awareness and agility–what TIBCO calls The Power of Now®.
target: DataSynapse, Inc.
The DataSynapse platform is used by leading organizations to configure, activate and manage scalable enterprise-class application services for physical, virtual and cloud infrastructure in real-time environments.
price ($mm)
$28
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/10/2009 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired MQSoftware, Inc.

synopsis: BMC Software announced it has acquired privately held MQSoftware, a leader in the middleware management and enterprise application transaction management markets.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software is a leading global provider of enterprise management solutions that empower companies to automate their IT and align it to the needs of the business. Delivering Business Service Management, BMC solutions span enterprise systems, applications, databases and service management.
target: MQSoftware, Inc.
MQSoftware provides a comprehensive line of business transaction assurance, middleware management and enterprise application integration products that help customers increase operational effectiveness by getting visibility of their business lifeline.
price ($mm)
$27
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announced 5/27/2009 via PR Newswire

EMC Corp., will acquire Configuresoft, Inc.

synopsis: EMC Corporation, the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Configuresoft, Inc., a leading provider of server configuration, change and compliance management software.
buyer: EMC Corp.(EMC:$21,713.90)
EMC Corporation is the world leader in products, services, and solutions for information management and storage. They are a trusted provider of information infrastructure.
target: Configuresoft, Inc.
Configuresoft, the world's leading enterprise configuration management provider, delivers automated and optimized Lean IT, secure and compliant Clean IT, and energy efficient Greet IT to IT Operations.
price ($mm)
$87
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announced 12/19/2008 via Market Wire

Matrix42 AG, will acquire Update4u Software, AG

synopsis: Asseco Germany SA, in which Asseco holds 99.97% of the share capital and the same voting interest, signed an agreement for acquisition of shares in company update4u Software AG. Asseco's subsidiary Matrix42 AG will merge with Update4u Software, AG.
buyer parent:The Asseco Group
buyer: Matrix42 AG
Matrix42 is an independent software company and the developer of Empirum, an IT Lifecycle Systems Management solution that enables companies to manage servers, desktops, laptops and mobile devices in a totally automated and highly efficient way.
target: Update4u Software, AG
Update4u Software AG is an independent German software manufacturer with a strong focus on IT service orientation and IT compliance. The Update4u Suite is the market-leading German software for service catalogs and integrated license management.
price ($mm)
$7.31*
rev ($mm)
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closed 7/2/2008 via BusinessWire

VMware Inc., acquired B-hive Networks, Inc

synopsis: VMware, Inc., the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop to the datacenter, announced it has completed the acquisition of B-hive Networks, a privately-held application performance management software company with headquarters in San Mateo, California, and principal R&D facilities in Herzliya, Israel.
buyer parent:EMC Corp.
buyer: VMware Inc.(VMW:$5,017.05)
VMware is the global leader in virtual infrastructure software for industry-standard systems. Organizations of all sizes use VMware solutions to simplify their IT, fully leverage their existing computing investments and respond faster to changing business demands.
target: B-hive Networks, Inc
Founded in 2005, B-hive has a unique solution that gives infrastructure groups visibility into application performance in virtual environments such as end-user transaction response time, virtual machine utilization and cross-virtual machine dependencies.
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closed 10/22/2007 via BusinessWire

Citrix Systems, Inc., acquired XenSource, Inc.

synopsis: Citrix Systems, Inc. has completed the acquisition of XenSource, Inc., a privately held leader in enterprise-grade virtual infrastructure solutions. The purchase price for the transaction was approximately $500 million payable in a combination of cash and Citrix common stock.
buyer: Citrix Systems, Inc.(CTXS:$2,856.01)
Citrix Systems, Inc. is the global leader and the most trusted name in application delivery infrastructure. More than 200,000 organizations worldwide rely on Citrix to deliver any application to users anywhere with the best performance, highest security and lowest cost.
target: XenSource, Inc.
The XenSource v4 Product Family enables businesses to deploy high-performance Windows and Linux virtual machines rapidly and easily, and to manage them and their related storage and networking resources from a single easy-to-use management console.
price ($mm)
$500
rev ($mm)
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closed 6/7/2006 via

EMC Corporation, acquired nLayers, Inc.

synopsis: EMC Corporation, the world leader in information management and storage, today announced the acquisition of privately held nLayers - a leader in application discovery and mapping software.
buyer: EMC Corporation(EMC:$21,713.90)
EMC Corporation is the world leader in products, services, and solutions for information management and storage. They are a trusted provider of information infrastructure.
target: nLayers, Inc.
nLayers flagship product is nLayers InSight, an agentless appliance that automatically discovers maps and models the relationships and dependencies between applications, servers, and devices in a time-based, behavioral model.
price ($mm)
$50
rev ($mm)
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closed 7/10/2013 via PR Newswire

Western Digital Corporation, acquired Velobit

synopsis: Western Digital Corporation has acquired privately held VeloBit, a provider of high-performance storage I/O optimization software. VeloBit provides high-performance storage I/O optimization software that dramatically boosts VDI and server density, accelerates applications, and boosts database capacity at a remarkably low cost.
buyer: Western Digital Corporation(WDC:$0.00)
WD, one of the storage industry's pioneers and long-time leaders, provides products and services for people and organizations that collect, manage and use digital information.
target: Velobit
VeloBit provides high-performance storage I/O optimization software that dramatically boosts VDI and server density, accelerates applications, and boosts database capacity at a remarkably low cost. VeloBit deploys and operates transparently to existing applications, storage, or data management.
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closed 9/11/2013 via PE Hub

A Consortium of 4 Buyers acquired BMC Software, Inc.

synopsis: BMC Software has been acquired by a private investor group led by Bain Capital and Golden Gate Capital together with GIC Special Investments Pte Ltd (“GIC”) and Insight Venture Partners. BMC products are used to manage services and applications across distributed, mainframe, virtual and cloud environments.
buyer: Bain Capital
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: GIC
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Bain Capital is a global private investment firm. Golden Gate Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity investment firm. The Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Private Ltd is a sovereign wealth fund. Insight Venture Partners is a leading venture capital and private equity firm.
target: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software's portfolio of Business Service Management solutions deliver a comprehensive approach and unified platform for managing IT. BMC offers solutions across your entire IT organization - mainframe to distributed systems, physical to virtual, operations to support.
price($mm)[EV]
$6,984 [$6,814]
rev ($mm)
$2,201
EBITDA ($mm)
$612
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
11.2x
closed 4/9/2013 via PR Newswire

LANDesk Software, acquired VMware Protect

synopsis: LANDesk Software announced that it has acquired VMware's Protect product family of IT management solutions, which VMware acquired through its purchase of Shavlik Technologies in 2011. The VMware Protect product line enables customers to effectively manage, monitor and secure their IT environments.
buyer parent:Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: LANDesk Software
LANDesk Software is the industry's leading provider of IT end user management, including systems lifecycle management, endpoint security, enterprise mobility and IT service management solutions. LANDesk provides an adaptive IT delivery model to help IT organizations increase end-user productivity.
target parent: EMC Corporation
target: VMware Protect
The VMware Protect product line enables customers to effectively manage, monitor and secure their IT environments. It includes solutions for centralized patch management and asset inventory for Windows and third party applications for both virtual and physical machines.
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announced 2/11/2013 via Market Wire

VMware Inc., will acquire Virsto Software Corporation

synopsis: VMware, Inc., the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Virsto® Software, a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based provider of software that optimizes storage performance and utilization in virtual environments.
buyer parent:EMC Corporation
buyer: VMware Inc.(VMW:$5,017.05)
VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the Cloud Era. VMware helps customers transform the way they build, deliver and consume Information Technology resources in a manner that is evolutionary and based on their specific needs.
target: Virsto Software Corporation
Virsto® Software Corporation changes the economics of storage in virtualized environments by improving utilization, increasing performance, and accelerating VM storage provisioning. Virsto reduces the cost and complexity of storage for VDI, test and development, and more.
price ($mm)
$185
rev ($mm)
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closed 12/12/2012 via BusinessWire

BeyondTrust, acquired Blackbird Group, Inc.

synopsis: BeyondTrust announced the acquisition of Blackbird Group, a leader in Windows system management. With this addition, BeyondTrust furthers its vision to simplify IT security operations management, while providing customers much-needed context to improve decision-making to protect against both internal and external security threats.
buyer: BeyondTrust
BeyondTrust is the only security solution vendor providing Context-Aware Security Intelligence, giving customers the visibility and controls necessary to reduce their IT security risks, while at the same time simplifying their compliance reporting.
target: Blackbird Group, Inc.
Blackbird Group provides insight for enhanced governance and cost efficiencies across the Microsoft Windows infrastructure. Their solutions help organizations make the most of Windows infrastructure investments through automation and simplified audit, recovery, event management and reporting.
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closed 11/26/2012 via BNC Analysis

Hitachi Systems, acquired Cumulus Systems

synopsis: Hitachi Systems, Ltd., announced that it has acquired U.S. software firm Cumulus Systems Incorporated, which develops and sells a tool for analyzing platform performance, including operating systems such as Microsoft® Windows®, UNIX and Linux, virtualization environments such as VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V, and storage.
buyer parent:Hitachi, Ltd.
buyer: Hitachi Systems
Hitachi Systems provides true one-stop services covering all areas of the IT life cycle: from system consulting, to building, installation, operation, and maintenance.
target: Cumulus Systems
Cumulus Systems Inc. designs and develops virtual infrastructure optimization (VIO) solutions. The company provides MARS, a VIO software that measures and analyzes performance of virtual infrastructure. It has strategic partnerships with Microsoft, VMware, NetApp, and SNIA.
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closed 11/8/2012 via BNC Analysis

Altersis SAS, acquired Paseosoft S.A.

synopsis: Altersis, a computer services company, acquired Paseosoft, a company specializing in local services, engineering consultancy and technical and scientific computing.
buyer: Altersis SAS
Altersis is a computer services company established in December 2007. They provide services through engineering consultancy and technical and scientific computing.
target: Paseosoft S.A.
Paseosoft S.A. designs and develops software solutions for IT consolidation including enterprise application integration (EAI) and other system integration (SI).
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announced 7/23/2012 via Market Wire

VMware Inc., will acquire Nicira, Inc.

synopsis: VMware, Inc., the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Nicira, Inc., a pioneer in software-defined networking and a leader in network virtualization for open source initiatives.
buyer parent:EMC Corporation
buyer: VMware Inc.(VMW:$5,017.05)
VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, delivers customer-proven solutions that accelerate IT by reducing complexity and enabling more flexible, agile service delivery. VMware enables enterprises to adopt a cloud model that addresses their unique business challenges.
target: Nicira, Inc.
Nicira is the network virtualization company. Nicira’s Network Virtualization Platform enables the dynamic creation of virtual network infrastructure and services that are completely decoupled and independent from the physical network hardware.
price($mm)[EV]
$2,078 [$995]
rev ($mm)
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
announced 5/21/2007 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., will acquire Magnum Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. announced its entry into the business services management market, one of the fastest growing segments of IT systems management, with the acquisition of BSM vendor Magnum Technologies. The addition of Magnum and BSM technology gives Quest the means to bring together many of its market-leading systems management products.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software, Inc., a leading enterprise systems management vendor, delivers innovative products that help organizations get more performance and productivity from their applications, databases, Windows infrastructure and virtual environments.
target: Magnum Technologies, Inc.
Founded in 1999, Magnum Technologies, Inc. provides software and services that quantify the impact of Information Technology (IT) performance on a company’s lines-of-business.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 11/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

Toba Capital, acquired Smarsh, Inc.

synopsis: Toba Capital, a venture capital firm, has acquired a 60% in Smarsh, Inc., a provider of message and data archiving solutions, from Dell, Inc., a manufacturer of desktops, personal computers, servers, peripherals, networking, storage and mobility products.
buyer: Toba Capital
Toba Capital is a venture firm founded by Vinny Smith. They are a team with twice the per capita operating experience of traditional VCs, investing in the markets they know firsthand: business applications and IT & internet infrastructure.
target parent: Dell, Inc.
target: Smarsh, Inc.
Smarsh provides hosted solutions for archiving electronic communications, including email, instant messaging and social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$27
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/24/2012 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Kitenga Analytics

synopsis: Quest Software announced its acquisition of Kitenga Analytics. Kitenga's software platform enables enterprises to monetize and leverage all relevant data resources by transforming huge amounts of unstructured and semi/structured data into actionable intelligence.
buyer parent:Dell, Inc.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software provides simple and innovative IT management solutions. Quest products solve complex IT challenges ranging from database management, data protection, identity and access management, monitoring, user workspace management to Windows management.
target: Kitenga Analytics
Kitenga's software platform enables enterprises to monetize and leverage all relevant data resources by transforming huge amounts of unstructured and semi/structured data into actionable intelligence.
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closed 9/28/2012 via BusinessWire

Dell, Inc., acquired Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: Dell announced it has completed the acquisition of Quest Software , an award-winning IT management software provider. Quest offers a broad selection of software solutions that simplify and solve the most common and challenging IT problems for organizations around the globe.
buyer: Dell, Inc.
Dell, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, sells and supports a wide range of products which are customized to individual customer requirements which include mobility products, desktop personal computers, software and peripherals, servers and networking, services and storage.
target: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software provides simple and innovative IT management solutions. Quest products solve complex IT challenges ranging from database management, data protection, identity and access management, monitoring, user workspace management to Windows management.
price($mm)[EV]
$2,383 [$2,248]
rev ($mm)
$894
EBITDA ($mm)
$177
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
13.7x
cancelled 6/29/2012 via BusinessWire

Insight Venture Partners, Vector Capital, cancelled an acquisition of Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc., a provider of simple and innovative IT management solutions, announced that it has cancelled an amendment to its announced merger agreement with affiliates of Insight Venture Partners to provide for the addition of Vector Capital as a member of the buyout group and for an increase in the merger consideration.
buyer: Vector Capital
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Based in New York, Insight Venture Partners is a leading private equity and venture capital firm focused on the global software, internet and data services industries.
target: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
price($mm)[EV]
$2,171 [$2,012]
rev ($mm)
$881
EBITDA ($mm)
$160
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
12.8x
closed 6/18/2012 via BusinessWire

Smarsh, Inc., acquired AdvisorSquare

synopsis: Smarsh announced the acquisition of AdvisorSquare from Symantec. AdvisorSquare, the provider of websites designed specifically for financial services professionals, has helped thousands of investment professionals nationwide use the Internet to grow their business since its inception in 1998.
buyer parent:Quest Software, Inc.
buyer: Smarsh, Inc.
Smarsh provides hosted solutions for archiving electronic communications, including email, instant messaging and social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
target parent: Symantec Corporation
target: AdvisorSquare
AdvisorSquare, the provider of websites designed specifically for financial services professionals, has helped thousands of investment professionals nationwide use the Internet to grow their business since its inception in 1998.
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cancelled 3/9/2012 via

Insight Venture Partners, cancelled an acquisition of Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: Insight Venture Partners has agreed to buy Quest Software, a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Based in New York, Insight Venture Partners is a leading private equity and venture capital firm focused on the global software, internet and data services industries.
target: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
price($mm)[EV]
$2,171 [$2,012]
rev ($mm)
$881
EBITDA ($mm)
$160
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
12.8x
closed 2/16/2012 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired BlueFolder, Inc.

synopsis: Quest Software, a provider of IT management solutions, announced that it has acquired BlueFolder, Inc., a leading provider of field and professional service management solutions. BlueFolder provides web-based scheduling, tracking, email integration, customer management, billing, and mobility solutions.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
target: BlueFolder, Inc.
BlueFolder, Inc. is a leading provider of field and professional service management solutions. The company provides scheduling, tracking, email integration, customer management, billing, and mobility solutions. BlueFolder was founded in 2003 and is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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closed 12/19/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired BiTKOO

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. announced that it has acquired BiTKOO, a provider of solutions for fine-grained authorization and entitlement management in enterprise IT environments. With the acquisition, BiTKOO Keystone technology will be included in Quest One Identity Solutions.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
target: BiTKOO
BiTKOO is the global leader in XACML (Access Control Markup Language) and fine-grained authorization software. Some of the its products include Keystone, a fine-grained authorization engine, and Agent Less SSO, a single sign on system that has zero footprint on the client and on the server.
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closed 11/16/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired VKernel Corp.

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. has acquired VKernel, a privately held virtualized infrastructure operations management provider based in Boston, Mass. VKernel, a leading provider of capacity management products for virtualized data centers and cloud environments, will continue to operate as an independent subsidiary of Quest.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
target: VKernel Corp.
VKernel provides performance and capacity management products for VMware, Microsoft and Red Hat virtualized infrastructures. Its powerful, easy-to-use products simplify the complex and critical tasks of planning, monitoring and predicting capacity utilization and performance bottlenecks.
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closed 10/31/2011 via Company Press Release

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Smarsh, Inc.

synopsis: Quest Software has acquired a 60 percent voting equity interest in Smarsh, Inc. Smarsh is the managed service leader in secure, innovative and reliable email archiving solutions for compliance and records retention, proactive litigation readiness and mail server data management.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
target: Smarsh, Inc.
Smarsh is the managed service leader in secure, innovative and reliable email archiving solutions for compliance and records retention, proactive litigation readiness and mail server data management.
price ($mm)
$56*
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closed 10/24/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired ChangeBASE

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. has acquired ChangeBASE, a privately held software provider based in the UK, which specializes in automated application analysis, remediation and conversion for target platforms including Windows 7 and 8, Internet Explorer 8 and 9, Terminal Server/Remote Desktop Session Host, VDI, and Application Virtualization.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a privately held software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
target: ChangeBASE
ChangeBASE specializes in automated application analysis, remediation and conversion for target platforms including Windows 7 and 8, Internet Explorer 8 and 9, Terminal Server/Remote Desktop Session Host, VDI, and Application Virtualization through its AOK software suite.
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closed 6/6/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Symlabs, Inc

synopsis: Quest Software, a leader in simplifying and reducing the cost of IT management, announced that it has acquired Symlabs, a privately held solutions provider that specializes in virtual directories and identity management solutions. The acquisition further extends the Quest® One Identity Solution to add strong middleware technology capabilities.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a privately held software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
target: Symlabs, Inc
Symlabs, Inc. is a privately held solutions provider that specializes in virtual directories and identity management solutions. It provides consulting services and also offer products including Symlabs Virtual Directory Server and Symlabs Federated Identity Suite.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/5/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired RemoteScan Corporation

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of RemoteScan®, a privately held software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. RemoteScan is the recognized worldwide leader in software solutions for scanning and imaging device connectivity.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a privately held software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
target: RemoteScan Corporation
RemoteScan® is a privately held software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. The RemoteScan® product line is the accepted standard wherever EMR and document management software systems are installed.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/14/2011 via AP - Associated Press

Quest Software, Inc., acquired e-DMZ Security LLC

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. has announced that it has acquired the assets of e-DMZ Security, LLC, a privately held company specializing in privileged access control and privileged identity management products.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. Their solutions for application monitoring, database management, Windows management and virtualization management help customers achieve better results, faster.
target parent: Verano Inc
target: e-DMZ Security LLC
e-DMZ Security specializes in privileged access control and privileged identity management products. e-DMZ helps solve compliance and security issues associated with the complex and growing requirements of privileged identity management and access control.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/18/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired BakBone Software Inc.

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of BakBone Software Incorporated, a leading provider of data protection software headquartered in San Diego, California.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. Their solutions for application monitoring, database management, Windows management and virtualization management help customers achieve better results, faster.
target: BakBone Software Inc.
BakBone makes data protection a simple, straightforward process with an award-winning product suite. BakBone's solutions manage resources across all platforms, providing improved operational efficiency, reduced system downtime and enhanced security to support business growth.
price($mm)[EV]
$27 [$21]
rev ($mm)
$59
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
3.3x
closed 8/10/2010 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Surgient

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Surgient, a leader in private cloud automation software. Surgient will expand Quest virtualization management capabilities by enabling organizations to automate the deployment and management of secure private cloud infrastructures to gain business agility and reduce costs.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. Their solutions for application monitoring, database management, Windows management and virtualization management help customers achieve better results, faster.
target: Surgient
Surgient is the leading provider of self-service provisioning for dynamic data centers. The company’s flagship product, the Surgient Virtual Automation Platform, leverages leading virtualization and systems management technologies to automate the deployment and management of complex IT services.
price ($mm)
$35
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/12/2010 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Volcker Informatik AG

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. announced the acquisition of Germany-based Völcker Informatik AG, a privately held identity management solutions provider specializing in the management of user identities, access privileges and security across multiple applications and systems.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. Their solutions for application monitoring, database management, Windows management and virtualization management help customers achieve better results, faster.
target: Volcker Informatik AG
Völcker Informatik is a Microsoft Gold Partner and Active Entry delivers “out of the box” integration with Microsoft Identity Lifecycle Manager (ILM). ActiveEntry is SAP-certified for integration with the SAP NetWeaver®.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/12/2008 via BusinessWeek

Quest Software, Inc., acquired NetPro Computing, Inc.

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. has acquired NetPro Computing, Inc. The acquisition of NetPro, a leading provider of Microsoft infrastructure optimization solutions, allows Quest to further extend its product portfolio to deliver a comprehensive set of products to manage complex Microsoft infrastructures.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software, Inc., a leading enterprise systems management vendor, delivers innovative products that help organizations get more performance and productivity from their applications, databases, Windows infrastructure and virtual environments.
target: NetPro Computing, Inc.
Infrastructure Optimization software experts since 1991, NetPro drives security and compliance by extending and enhancing Microsoft technologies to simplify your IT infrastructure better for less.
price ($mm)
$60
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/31/2008 via Company Press Release

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Akonix Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Quest Software, a leading enterprise systems management vendor, announced the acquisition of Akonix Systems, the leading provider of unified policy and risk management products for real-time communications.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software, Inc., a leading enterprise systems management vendor, delivers innovative products that help organizations get more performance and productivity from their applications, databases, Windows infrastructure and virtual environments.
target parent: Windward Ventures
target: Akonix Systems, Inc.
Akonix provides enterprise-class solutions that allow businesses in all industries to take advantage of the power of Instant Messaging technology as a business-critical tool, while ensuring that it is managed, secured, compliant and integrated.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/21/2008 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Vizioncore Inc.

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Vizioncore Inc., a leading provider of disaster recovery and other products for virtual infrastructure management.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software, Inc., a leading enterprise systems management vendor, delivers innovative products that help organizations get more performance and productivity from their applications, databases, Windows infrastructure and virtual environments.
target: Vizioncore Inc.
Vizioncore Inc. helps organizations safeguard and optimize their virtualized environments, and allows them to extract the maximum return on their investments in a virtualized platform. Today, nearly 7,000 customers globally use Vizioncore’s products.
price ($mm)
$26
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
announced 5/21/2007 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., will acquire Magnum Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. announced its entry into the business services management market, one of the fastest growing segments of IT systems management, with the acquisition of BSM vendor Magnum Technologies. The addition of Magnum and BSM technology gives Quest the means to bring together many of its market-leading systems management products.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software, Inc., a leading enterprise systems management vendor, delivers innovative products that help organizations get more performance and productivity from their applications, databases, Windows infrastructure and virtual environments.
target: Magnum Technologies, Inc.
Founded in 1999, Magnum Technologies, Inc. provides software and services that quantify the impact of Information Technology (IT) performance on a company’s lines-of-business.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/28/2012 via BusinessWire

Dell, Inc., acquired Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: Dell announced it has completed the acquisition of Quest Software , an award-winning IT management software provider. Quest offers a broad selection of software solutions that simplify and solve the most common and challenging IT problems for organizations around the globe.
buyer: Dell, Inc.
Dell, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, sells and supports a wide range of products which are customized to individual customer requirements which include mobility products, desktop personal computers, software and peripherals, servers and networking, services and storage.
target: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software provides simple and innovative IT management solutions. Quest products solve complex IT challenges ranging from database management, data protection, identity and access management, monitoring, user workspace management to Windows management.
price($mm)[EV]
$2,383 [$2,248]
rev ($mm)
$894
EBITDA ($mm)
$177
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
13.7x
cancelled 6/29/2012 via BusinessWire

Insight Venture Partners, Vector Capital, cancelled an acquisition of Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc., a provider of simple and innovative IT management solutions, announced that it has cancelled an amendment to its announced merger agreement with affiliates of Insight Venture Partners to provide for the addition of Vector Capital as a member of the buyout group and for an increase in the merger consideration.
buyer: Vector Capital
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Based in New York, Insight Venture Partners is a leading private equity and venture capital firm focused on the global software, internet and data services industries.
target: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
price($mm)[EV]
$2,171 [$2,012]
rev ($mm)
$881
EBITDA ($mm)
$160
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
12.8x
cancelled 3/9/2012 via

Insight Venture Partners, cancelled an acquisition of Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: Insight Venture Partners has agreed to buy Quest Software, a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Based in New York, Insight Venture Partners is a leading private equity and venture capital firm focused on the global software, internet and data services industries.
target: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
price($mm)[EV]
$2,171 [$2,012]
rev ($mm)
$881
EBITDA ($mm)
$160
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
12.8x
closed 4/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Allen Systems Group, Inc., acquired TRILOGexpert Group

synopsis: Allen Systems Group has announced that it has acquired TRILOGexpert Group, a leading provider of performance management solutions in the mainframe space. The combined offering of ASG and TRILOGexpert Group will provide ASG customers a more holistic approach to application management combining two market-leading solutions.
buyer: Allen Systems Group, Inc.
Allen Systems Group provides a full range of practical software solutions that help IT organizations lower costs, save time, and make proactive decisions that drive business success.
target: TRILOGexpert Group
TRILOGexpert is a leading competence centre for z/OS Application Performance Management. Automated AQM (Application Quality Management) is a solution which automatically identifies a company’s overall optimization potential regarding the performance of all z/OS systems and applications.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/2/2010 via

CA, Inc., acquired Hyperformix, Inc.

synopsis: CA Technologies announced it has completed the acquisition of privately-held Hyperformix, a leading provider of capacity management software for dynamic physical, virtual, and cloud IT infrastructures.
buyer: CA, Inc.(CA:$4,814.00)
CA Technologies is an IT management software and solutions company with expertise across all IT environments – from mainframe and distributed, to virtual and cloud. CA Technologies manages and secures IT environments and enables customers to deliver more flexible IT services.
target: Hyperformix, Inc.
The integrated suite of solutions for automated capacity management from Hyperformix enables IT organizations to make informed business decisions to predictably, efficiently, and dependably deliver good business outcomes, productivity and growth.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
on offer 12/17/2012 via

Elliott Management Corp., offer to acquire Compuware Corporation

synopsis: Elliott Management Corp. has offered to acquire Compuware Corporation for $11.00 per share in cash, or an aggregate of $2.3 billion. Compuware, the technology performance company, provides IT software, services and best practices to deliver peak performance for technologies worldwide.
buyer: Elliott Management Corp.
Elliott Management Corporation is an employee owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm primarily provides its services to pooled investment vehicles. It invests in the public equity, fixed income, and alternative investment markets across the globe.
target: Compuware Corporation(CPWR:$946.06)
Compuware Corporation, the technology performance company, provides software, experts and best practices to ensure technology works well and delivers value. Compuware solutions make the world's most important technologies perform at their best for leading organizations worldwide.
price($mm)[EV]
$2,198 [$2,194]*
rev ($mm)
$966
EBITDA ($mm)
$155
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
15.1x
closed 4/2/2007 via BusinessWire

uXcomm, Inc., acquired Virtugo Software

synopsis: uXcomm, the leading provider of software products that monitor, control and optimize virtual and physical server environments, has acquired the assets of Virtugo Software, a pioneer in performance and service level management tools for virtual environments.
buyer: uXcomm, Inc.
uXcomm is a provider of software products that monitor, control and dynamically optimize virtual and physical server environments. The company's platform unifies virtual and physical environments into a common management framework regardless of the hardware or virtualization technology deployed.
target: Virtugo Software
Virtugo Software is the leading provider of software technologies for the virtual computing platform. The company’s products enable on demand or utility style computing utilizing server virtualization technology, while increasing hardware utilization.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/18/2006 via PR Newswire

Trilogy Software, Inc., acquired Versata, Inc.

synopsis: Trilogy, Inc. and Versata, Inc. today jointly announced the successful completion of the previously announced tender offer for all outstanding shares of Versata at a price of $0.40 net per share in cash. The tender offer expired at 12:00 midnight, Eastern Standard Time, on Jan. 17, 2006.
buyer parent:Funk Software, Inc.
buyer: Trilogy Software, Inc.
Trilogy Enterprises, Inc. creates technology-powered business solutions that deliver profitable new customers to companies worldwide. Trilogy, through its affiliates, has enjoyed decades of success by delivering innovative solutions to the world's largest companies.
target: Versata, Inc.
Versata provides enterprise software solutions that deliver business results, performance and scalability while dramatically reducing IT spending. Versata's patented solutions decrease IT expenditures by leveraging open source technology, and accelerating value delivery to business customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/10/2013 via PR Newswire

Western Digital Corporation, acquired Velobit

synopsis: Western Digital Corporation has acquired privately held VeloBit, a provider of high-performance storage I/O optimization software. VeloBit provides high-performance storage I/O optimization software that dramatically boosts VDI and server density, accelerates applications, and boosts database capacity at a remarkably low cost.
buyer: Western Digital Corporation(WDC:$0.00)
WD, one of the storage industry's pioneers and long-time leaders, provides products and services for people and organizations that collect, manage and use digital information.
target: Velobit
VeloBit provides high-performance storage I/O optimization software that dramatically boosts VDI and server density, accelerates applications, and boosts database capacity at a remarkably low cost. VeloBit deploys and operates transparently to existing applications, storage, or data management.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/11/2013 via Market Wire

VMware Inc., will acquire Virsto Software Corporation

synopsis: VMware, Inc., the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Virsto® Software, a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based provider of software that optimizes storage performance and utilization in virtual environments.
buyer parent:EMC Corporation
buyer: VMware Inc.(VMW:$5,017.05)
VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the Cloud Era. VMware helps customers transform the way they build, deliver and consume Information Technology resources in a manner that is evolutionary and based on their specific needs.
target: Virsto Software Corporation
Virsto® Software Corporation changes the economics of storage in virtualized environments by improving utilization, increasing performance, and accelerating VM storage provisioning. Virsto reduces the cost and complexity of storage for VDI, test and development, and more.
price ($mm)
$185
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/26/2012 via BusinessWire

SanDisk Corporation, acquired Schooner Information Technology, Inc.

synopsis: SanDisk Corporation announced the acquisition of Schooner Information Technology, Inc., an enterprise software company located in Silicon Valley that develops flash-optimized database and data store solutions. Schooner’s products complement SanDisk’s growing portfolio of enterprise solid state disk and flash-optimized software offerings.
buyer: SanDisk Corporation(SNDK:$5,662.15)
SanDisk Corporation is a global leader in flash memory storage solutions, from research and development, product design and manufacturing to branding and distribution for OEM and retail channels. SanDisk's products are used by consumers and enterprise customers around the world.
target: Schooner Information Technology, Inc.
Schooner Information Technology delivers cost-effective, enterprise-grade software solutions engineered for flash memory. These solutions free customers from the traditional tradeoffs between availability, performance and total cost of ownership.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/7/2011 via BusinessWire

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation, acquired BlueArc Corporation

synopsis: Hitachi Data Systems Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., announced a significant milestone in its strategy to give customers seamless access to all data, content and information with the acquisition of BlueArc Corporation, a leader in scalable, high performance network storage.
buyer parent:Hitachi, Ltd.
buyer: Hitachi Data Systems Corporation
Hitachi Data Systems provides best-in-class information technologies, services and solutions that deliver compelling customer ROI, unmatched return on assets (ROA) and demonstrable business impact.
target: BlueArc Corporation
BlueArc Corporation delivers highly scalable, high performance file storage to customers across a broad range of markets and is tightly focused on solving the challenges faced by unstructured data at scale.
price($mm)[EV]
$552 [$664]*
rev ($mm)
$96
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/15/2011 via Market Wire

Quantum Corporation, acquired Pancetera Software Inc.

synopsis: Quantum Corp., the leading global specialist in backup, recovery and archive, announced that it has acquired Pancetera Software Inc., a privately held company that has significantly reduced the complexity and cost of managing and protecting data in virtual server environments.
buyer: Quantum Corporation(QTM:$672.27)
Quantum Corp. is the leading global specialist in backup, recovery, and archive. From small businesses to multinational enterprises, more than 50,000 customers trust Quantum to solve their data protection, retention and management challenges.
target: Pancetera Software Inc.
Pancetera Software Inc. reduces the complexity and cost of managing and protecting data in virtual server environments. Its flagship product, Unite, is a virtual appliance that integrates with and expands the reach of today’s physical data protection solutions into the growing virtual environment.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/22/2011 via BusinessWire

Dell, Inc., acquired Compellent Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Dell has completed its acquisition of Compellent Technologies, Inc., a rapidly-growing provider of highly-virtualized storage solutions with automated data management features, including tiering and thin provisioning, for enterprise and cloud-computing environments.
buyer: Dell, Inc.
Dell Inc. listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services they trust and value. Uniquely enabled by its direct business model, Dell is a leading global systems and services company.
target: Compellent Technologies, Inc.
Compellent Technologies, Inc. provides Fluid Data storage solutions that automate the movement and management of data at a granular level, enabling organizations to constantly adapt to change, slash costs and secure information against downtime and disaster.
price($mm)[EV]
$888 [$828]
rev ($mm)
$147
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
6.1x
EV / EBITDA
152.7x
closed 9/27/2010 via BusinessWire

HP, acquired 3PAR Inc.

synopsis: HP announced that it has completed the acquisition of 3PAR Inc., a leading global provider of utility storage, for a price of $33 per share in cash. 3PAR technologies expand HP’s storage portfolio into enterprise-class public and private cloud computing environments, which are key growth markets for HP.
buyer: HP(HPQ:$120,357.00)
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world’s largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems.
target: 3PAR Inc.
3PAR is the leading global provider of utility storage, a category of highly virtualized, dynamically tiered, multi-tenant storage arrays built for public and private cloud computing. Their virtualized storage platform was built from the ground up to be agile and efficient.
price($mm)[EV]
$2,073 [$1,969]
rev ($mm)
$204
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/27/2010 via BNC Analysis

Double-Take Software merged with Vision Solutions Inc,

synopsis: Vision Solutions, Inc., a provider of disaster recovery, and data management solutions, has completed the acquisition of Double-Take Software, Inc., a provider of data protection solutions.
buyer parent:Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Vision Solutions Inc
Vision Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of high availability, disaster recovery and system management solutions for IBM Power Systems®. Vision Solutions supports its customers in achieving their business goals through its leading-edge technologies and its global network of partners.
target parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Double-Take Software
Double-Take® Software is a leading provider of affordable software for recoverability, including continuous data replication, application availability and system state protection. Double-Take Software products and services enable customers to protect and recover data and applications.
price($mm)[EV]
$229 [$140]
rev ($mm)
$84
EBITDA ($mm)
$14
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
11.1x
closed 5/14/2010 via Market Wire

NetApp, acquired Bycast Inc.

synopsis: NetApp announced that it has acquired Bycast Inc. Bycast is a leading developer of object-based storage software designed to manage petabyte-scale, globally distributed repositories of images, video, and records for enterprises and service providers.
buyer: NetApp(NTAP:$6,332.40)
NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions that accelerate business breakthroughs and deliver outstanding cost efficiency.
target: Bycast Inc.
Bycast is the leading provider of advanced storage virtualization software for large-scale digital archives and storage clouds. For organizations whose business depends on access to vital data, Bycast protects and preserves digital assets over their lifetime.
price($mm)[EV]
$62 [$56]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/5/2010 via PR Newswire

Dot Hill Systems Corporation, will acquire Cloverleaf Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Dot Hill Systems Corp. announced that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Cloverleaf Communications Inc., a privately held software company and an emerging leader in advanced heterogeneous storage virtualization and unified storage technologies.
buyer: Dot Hill Systems Corporation
Delivering innovative technology and global support, Dot Hill empowers the OEM community to bring storage solutions to market, quickly, easily and cost-effectively.
target: Cloverleaf Communications, Inc.
Cloverleaf addresses these most fundamental business concerns - flexibility and optimization of resources, time, and money - by introducing capabilities that make storage a positive strategic asset, rather than simply a considerable obligation.
price($mm)[EV]
$11 [$11]
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
10.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/8/2008 via BusinessWire

Dataram Corporation, acquired Cenatek, Inc.

synopsis: Dataram Corporation, a leading provider of server and workstation memory, announced the completion of the acquisition of certain assets of Cenatek, Inc. These assets include issued patents, patents pending and disclosed patent applications which position Dataram for growth in the performance computing and application optimization markets.
buyer: Dataram Corporation(DRAM:$46.85)
Founded in 1967, Dataram is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of reliable, high capacity and innovative memory solutions. Dataram provides customized memory solutions for OEMs and memory upgrades for leading brands including HP, IBM, Sun Microsystems, Dell, Intel and AMD Opteron.
target: Cenatek, Inc.
Cenatek, Inc. is focused on solid state hardware and software solutions for performance computing customers. The company's high speed storage systems products leverage patented solid state disk hardware and RAMDisk software technology to set new standards for price and performance.
price ($mm)
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

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Hifn Inc
Hifn powers network and information security. Leveraging over a decade of leadership and expertise in data encryption and compression, we are a trusted partner to industry innovators for whom security is critical to their success.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$39.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
176
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ARIO Data Networks
ARIO Data Networks
Venture-backed ARIO Data Networks provides highly scalable, and highly modular, "bladed" storage solutions and RAID controllers. ARIO's Capacity Storage Array family of "bladed" solutions takes storage to the next level of ease of use.
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$10.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Employees
98
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AppSense
AppSense
AppSense, the people-centric computing company, is the leading global software provider of user virtualization solutions that transform organizations into productive mobile workforces securely governed by IT.
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2012
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507
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DataCore Software Corp.
DataCore Software visualizes all kinds of manageable storage. The company provides storage virtualization software that is used to manage and automate storage administration, encompassing functions such as resource pooling, provisioning, and replication.
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Liquidware Labs, Inc.
Liquidware Labs, Inc.
Liquidware Labs Inc. (LWL), the market leader in virtual desktop and application assessments, brings a completely new and innovative approach to accelerating the adoption and consumption of virtual desktop infrastructures (VDI).
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NEON Enterprise Software
NEON Enterprise Software
NEON Enterprise Software develops and markets software that helps organizations around the world reduce costs of data center computing. NEON solutions enable these organizations to gain control of IT resources that are vital to business and organizational success.
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PolyServe, Inc.
PolyServe, Inc. is a leading provider of software for enabling utility computing in enterprise data centers. PolyServe software consolidates Linux and Microsoft Windows servers and storage into manageable, available and scalable utilities for databases and file serving.
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2009
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67
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Proxy Networks, Inc.
Proxy Networks develops, markets, distributes and supports network-based solutions for real-time remote control and high fidelity screen recording in the enterprise. The Company acquired its core technology and products from Juniper Networks after Juniper's purchase of Funk Software.
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Raritan
Raritan
Raritan is a leading provider of intelligent power management and secure IT infrastructure management solutions that provide IT directors, managers and administrators the control they need to optimize data center productivity and enhance branch office operations.
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Solsoft, Inc.
Solsoft, Inc.
Solsoft is the leading provider of network security policy management solutions. Solsoft manages some of the World’s largest networks in mission critical environments. Solsoft’s customers include Fortune 500 companies, Governments agencies and telecommunication organizations.
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Ticker: CPWR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Compuware Corporation
Compuware Corporation
Compuware Corporation, the technology performance company, provides software, experts and best practices to ensure technology works well and delivers value. Compuware solutions make the world's most important technologies perform at their best for leading organizations worldwide.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$946.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$125.98
EBIT ($mm)
$89.88
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4491
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Ticker: ADIC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Digital Information Corporation
Advanced Digital Information Corporation is a leading provider of Intelligent Storage(TM) solutions to the open systems marketplace. ADIC is the world's largest supplier of automated tape systems using the drive technologies most often employed for backing up open system, client-server networks.
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$454.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.70
EBIT ($mm)
$4.10
Net Income ($mm)
$14.30
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Ticker: NTCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems is the market leader in Unified Service Delivery Management enabling comprehensive end-to-end network and application assurance. It has delivered breakthrough packet-flow technology that provides trusted and comprehensive real-time network and application performance intelligence.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$290.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$71.77
EBIT ($mm)
$58.07
Net Income ($mm)
$37.27
Employees
845
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ARIO Data Networks
ARIO Data Networks
Venture-backed ARIO Data Networks provides highly scalable, and highly modular, "bladed" storage solutions and RAID controllers. ARIO's Capacity Storage Array family of "bladed" solutions takes storage to the next level of ease of use.
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$10.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
98
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DataCore Software Corp.
DataCore Software visualizes all kinds of manageable storage. The company provides storage virtualization software that is used to manage and automate storage administration, encompassing functions such as resource pooling, provisioning, and replication.
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PolyServe, Inc.
PolyServe, Inc. is a leading provider of software for enabling utility computing in enterprise data centers. PolyServe software consolidates Linux and Microsoft Windows servers and storage into manageable, available and scalable utilities for databases and file serving.
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2009
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67
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Attachmate Corporation
Attachmate Corporation
Attachmate Corporation, owned by an investment group led by Francisco Partners, Golden Gate Capital and Thoma Bravo, enables IT organizations to extend mission critical services and assures they are managed, secure and compliant.
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Ticker: CTXS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix makes virtual computing solutions that help people work and play from anywhere on any device. More than 230,000 enterprises rely on Citrix to create better ways for people to work through virtual meetings, desktops and datacenters.
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2013
rev ($mm)
$2,856.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$625.74
EBIT ($mm)
$366.28
Net Income ($mm)
$314.91
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Ticker: SWI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SolarWinds
SolarWinds
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide -- from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses. SolarWinds products are downloadable, easy to use and maintain, and provide the power, scale, and flexibility needed to address users' management priorities.
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2013
rev ($mm)
$295.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$145.00
EBIT ($mm)
$125.18
Net Income ($mm)
$90.58
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ASG Software Solutions
ASG Software Solutions
ASG Software Solutions (ASG) is recognized innovator in enterprise IT software solutions. They create and deploy unique software solutions that reduce cost, mitigate risk and improve service delivery throughout the IT lifecycle.
year
2009
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$160.30
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Ticker: HIFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hifn Inc
Hifn powers network and information security. Leveraging over a decade of leadership and expertise in data encryption and compression, we are a trusted partner to industry innovators for whom security is critical to their success.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$39.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
176
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Asempra Technologies, Inc.
Asempra provides the industry-leading one click, instant recovery solution for Microsoft Exchange, SQL and Windows File Servers.
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$1.40
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8
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AppSense
AppSense
AppSense, the people-centric computing company, is the leading global software provider of user virtualization solutions that transform organizations into productive mobile workforces securely governed by IT.
year
2012
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EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
507
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Liquidware Labs, Inc.
Liquidware Labs, Inc.
Liquidware Labs Inc. (LWL), the market leader in virtual desktop and application assessments, brings a completely new and innovative approach to accelerating the adoption and consumption of virtual desktop infrastructures (VDI).
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NEON Enterprise Software
NEON Enterprise Software
NEON Enterprise Software develops and markets software that helps organizations around the world reduce costs of data center computing. NEON solutions enable these organizations to gain control of IT resources that are vital to business and organizational success.
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