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closed 2/19/2008 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired PassGo Technologies

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. completed the acquisition of PassGo Technologies, acquiring its web access management, privilege management and one-time password token 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: PassGo Technologies
PassGo Technologies is an international company with over 1000 enterprise customers worldwide, and a long-established reputation in the security arena. PassGo provides interoperable solutions for controlling, enabling and managing access rights and privileges for people, applications and devices.
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closed 4/7/2014 via AP - Associated Press

Medina Capital, acquired Cryptzone AB

synopsis: Cryptzone, a leading provider of encryption solutions and identity and access management (IAM), has been acquired by Medina Capital, a high-growth equity investment firm focused on the IT infrastructure sector.
buyer: Medina Capital
Medina Capital is a high-growth equity investment firm focused on IT infrastructure companies in areas such as cloud computing, cybersecurity, big data, software-defined security and software-defined networking.
target: Cryptzone AB
The Cryptzone Group is a technology innovator of proactive controls to mitigate IT security risk. Its solutions enable organizations to securely connect, collaborate and comply within the digital workplace, thereby improving document security, access control and compliance auditing capabilities.
price($mm)[EV]
$11 [$13]
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/17/2013 via BusinessWire

Datacard Group, acquired Entrust, Inc.

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, announced the sale of portfolio company Entrust, Inc., a global leader in securing digital identities and information, to Datacard Group, a leader in secure ID and card personalization solutions .
buyer: Datacard Group
Datacard Group is a driving force in virtually every major card program around the world. Their secure ID and card personalization solutions are used to issue millions of financial cards and identification documents each day.
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Entrust, Inc.
Entrust, Inc. is a world leader in securing digital identities and information. Over 1,400 enterprises and government agencies in more than 50 countries use Entrust solutions to help secure the digital lives of their citizens, customers, employees and partners.
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announced 7/23/2013 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Sourcefire, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco and Sourcefire announced a definitive agreement for Cisco to acquire Sourcefire, a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions. Sourcefire delivers innovative, highly automated security through continuous awareness, threat detection and protection across its industry-leading portfolio.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc.(CSCO:$48,607.00)
Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Dominating the market for Internet protocol-based networking equipment, Cisco provides routers and switches used to direct data, voice, and video traffic.
target: Sourcefire, Inc.(FIRE:$223.10)
Sourcefire, Inc., is a world leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions. Sourcefire is transforming the way Global 2000 organizations and government agencies manage and minimize network security risks.
price ($mm)
$2,700
rev ($mm)
$247
EBITDA ($mm)
$18
EV / rev
10.9x
EV / EBITDA
146.2x
closed 6/25/2013 via PR Newswire

Absolute Software Corporation, acquired Palisade Systems

synopsis: Absolute Software Corporation, the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and management solutions for computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones, announced it has acquired the assets of privately-held Palisade Systems, a data security and data loss prevention (DLP) provider.
buyer: Absolute Software Corporation(ALSWF:$83.20)
Absolute Software Corporation is the industry standard in persistent endpoint security and management for computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones. The Company, a leader in device security and management tracking for more than 20 years, has over 30,000 commercial customers worldwide.
target: Palisade Systems
Palisade Systems provides enterprise content security and data protection solutions for healthcare, educational, government and financial services firms. Its products secure sensitive and proprietary intellectual property and enforce compliance with federal privacy and industry security regulations.
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closed 11/5/2012 via PR Newswire

Lumension Security, Inc., acquired CoreTrace Corporation

synopsis: Lumension, a global leader in endpoint management and security, announced the completed asset acquisition of CoreTrace Corporation, an innovative application control software provider. Austin-based CoreTrace delivers solutions that prevent the execution of malware and unknown executables.
buyer: Lumension Security, Inc.
Lumension Security, Inc., a global leader in endpoint management and security, develops, integrates and markets security software solutions that help businesses protect their vital information and manage critical risk across network and endpoint assets.
target: CoreTrace Corporation
CoreTrace provides the most advanced threat protection for physical and virtual Windows servers, desktops and laptops, as well as Linux enterprise servers. CoreTrace Bouncer®, protects customers' most valuable intellectual property and systems by preventing the most advanced threats.
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closed 9/19/2012 via PR Newswire

RSA Security, acquired Silicium Security

synopsis: RSA, The Security Division of EMC Corporation, has acquired Montreal-based, Silicium Security, developer of a revolutionary endpoint monitoring tool that enables security teams to detect the presence of unknown and advanced malware and quickly assess, respond to and remediate potential compromises.
buyer parent:EMC Corporation
buyer: RSA Security
RSA Security Inc. is the expert in protecting online identities and digital assets. The inventor of core security technologies for the Internet, the Company leads the way in strong authentication and encryption, bringing trust to millions of user identities and the transactions that they perform.
target: Silicium Security
Silicium Security's flagship product, ECAT is an enterprise malware threat detection and response solution that enables users to easily detect, monitor and protect their environment from undesirable software and the most elusive malware.
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closed 5/9/2012 via BNC Analysis

BeyondTrust, acquired eEye Digital Security

synopsis: BeyondTrust, the leading provider of privilege delegation and authorization management solutions, announced it has acquired eEye Digital Security, one the industry's most well respected vulnerability management solution providers.
buyer: BeyondTrust
BeyondTrust is the global leader in securing the perimeter within to mitigate internal threat and the misuse of privileges. BeyondTrust offers consistent policy-driven, role-based access control, monitoring, logging, and reporting to protect internal assets from the inside out.
target: eEye Digital Security
eEye Digital Security offers enterprise software, appliances and services to help organizations protect their assets – including mobile, virtual and those in the cloud - from critical threats.
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closed 4/2/2012 via BusinessWire

ManTech International Corporation, acquired HBGary, Inc.

synopsis: ManTech International Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of the business of HBGary, Inc. of Sacramento, Ca. HBGary provides a comprehensive suite of software products to detect, analyze, and diagnose Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) and targeted malware.
buyer: ManTech International Corporation(MANT:$2,440.36)
ManTech is a leading provider of innovative technologies and solutions for mission-critical national security programs for the intelligence community; the Departments of Defense, State, Homeland Security and Justice; the space community; and other U.S. federal government customers.
target: HBGary, Inc.
HBGary provides a comprehensive suite of software products to detect, analyze, and diagnose Advanced Persistent Threats and targeted malware. The company has an impressive list of commercial customers in the financial services, energy, critical infrastructure and technology sectors.
price ($mm)
$24
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announced 10/4/2011 via BusinessWire

McAfee, Inc., will acquire NitroSecurity

synopsis: McAfee, the world's largest dedicated security technology company, announced a definitive agreement to acquire NitroSecurity. NitroSecurity is a leading provider of security information and event management (SIEM) solutions that provide complete visibility and situational awareness to protect critical information and infrastructure.
buyer parent:Intel Corporation
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc. is the world's largest dedicated security technology company. McAfee delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that help secure systems and networks around the world, allowing users to safely connect to the Internet, browse, and shop the web more securely.
target: NitroSecurity
NitroSecurity develops high-performance security information and event management (SIEM) solutions that protect critical information and infrastructure. NitroSecurity solutions reduce risk exposure and increase network and information availability.
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closed 7/28/2011 via BNC Analysis

BeyondTrust, acquired GentleSecurity

synopsis: BeyondTrust, a provider of identity access and management services, specializing in privilege delegation and authorization management solutions, has announced the purchase of GentleSecurity, a leading software company providing next generation data leak prevention software.
buyer: BeyondTrust
BeyondTrust is the global leader in securing the perimeter within to mitigate internal threat and the misuse of privileges. BeyondTrust offers consistent policy-driven, role-based access control, monitoring, logging, and reporting to protect internal assets from the inside out.
target: GentleSecurity
GentleSecurity is a leading software company providing next generation data leak prevention software. GentleSecurity helps customers filter and contain sensitive data that is critical to their business. It does so in a cost effective way that is transparent to end users.
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announced 5/12/2011 via Market Wire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, will acquire Tripwire, Inc.

synopsis: Tripwire, Inc. a global leader in IT Security and Compliance Automation solutions, announced that leading private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo, LLC has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Tripwire, Inc. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Tripwire has over 5,700 customers in 94 countries, serving 46% of Fortune 500 companies.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm that has been providing equity and strategic support to experienced management teams building growing companies for 30 years.
target: Tripwire, Inc.
Tripwire is a leading global provider of IT security and compliance automation solutions that help businesses, government agencies, and service providers take control of their physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructure.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$86
EBITDA ($mm)
$8
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 12/7/2010 via Company Press Release

Cryptzone AB, acquired SE46 AB

synopsis: Cryptzone Group purchases well-established Swedish IT security company, SE46 AB for SEK 2.75 million. SE46 provides solutions for the protection of IT infrastructure with their innovative Computer Integrity System and Application Inventory System solutions.
buyer: Cryptzone AB
Cryptzone is a recognized leader in data leak prevention solutions that secure data at rest and in transit by applying the industry strength Simple Encryption Platform (SEP).
target: SE46 AB
SE46 AB is a software house focusing on proactive IT-security solutions. At SE46 they provide solutions for the protection of IT-infrastructure. To suit that purpose their products are designed according to the principle of “Default Deny”.
price ($mm)
$0.40
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closed 10/5/2010 via BusinessWire

Qualys, Inc., acquired Nemean Networks LLC

synopsis: Qualys®, Inc., the leading provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance management solutions, announced the acquisition of Nemean Networks, LLC. This acquisition will expand Qualys’ research capabilities further into intrusion and malware detection.
buyer: Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc. is a provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance management solutions – delivered as a service. Qualys’ SaaS solutions are deployed in a matter of hours anywhere in the world, providing customers an immediate and continuous view of their security and compliance postures.
target: Nemean Networks LLC
Nemean Networks LLC, a Madison developer of malware detection and computer security software. Nemean’s core technology was developed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison through support from the National Science Foundation, the Army Research Office and the Department of Homeland Security.
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closed 10/22/2010 via BusinessWire

HP, acquired ArcSight, Inc.

synopsis: HP announced that it has completed the acquisition of ArcSight, a leading security and compliance management company, for $43.50 per share, or an enterprise value of $1.5 billion.
buyer: HP(HPQ:$120,357.00)
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world’s largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems.
target: ArcSight, Inc.
ArcSight is a leading global provider of cybersecurity and compliance solutions that protect organizations from enterprise threats and risks.
price($mm)[EV]
$1,512 [$1,362]
rev ($mm)
$195
EBITDA ($mm)
$25
EV / rev
7.7x
EV / EBITDA
59.3x
closed 3/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Intel Corporation, acquired McAfee, Inc.

synopsis: Intel Corporation has announced that the acquisition of McAfee, Inc., the world's largest dedicated security technology company, is complete. McAfee will continue developing and selling security products and services under its own brand.
buyer: Intel Corporation(INTC:$52,325.00)
Intel is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world’s computing devices.
target: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc. is the world's largest dedicated security technology company. McAfee delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that help secure systems and networks around the world, allowing users to safely connect to the Internet, browse, and shop the web more securely.
price($mm)[EV]
$7,549 [$6,760]
rev ($mm)
$2,003
EBITDA ($mm)
$430
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
16.1x
closed 9/22/2010 via BusinessWire

HP, acquired Fortify Software, Inc.

synopsis: HP announced it has acquired Fortify Software. The combination bridges static and dynamic security analysis across the application life cycle to help clients proactively reduce business risk against malicious attacks.
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 parent: Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers
target: Fortify Software, Inc.
Fortify’s products and services protect companies from the threats posed by security flaws in business-critical software applications. Its software security suite, Fortify 360, drives down costs and security risks by automating key processes of developing and deploying secure applications.
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announced 5/3/2010 via Company Press Release

Apax Partners, will acquire Sophos, Plc

synopsis: IT security and data protection firm Sophos has announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell a majority interest in the company to Apax Partners, a global private equity group, in a transaction valuing the company at $830 million (USD).
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is one of the world's leading private equity investment groups. It operates across the United States, Europe and Israel and has more than 30 years of investing experience. Funds under the management or advice of Apax Partners total $35 billion around the world.
target: Sophos, Plc
Sophos is a world leader in integrated threat management solutions, protecting against known and unknown malware, spyware, intrusions, unwanted applications, spam and policy abuse for business, education and government.
price($mm)[EV]
$580 [$551]*
rev ($mm)
$282
EBITDA ($mm)
$19
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
21.5x
closed 6/7/2010 via Market Wire

Symantec Corporation, acquired GuardianEdge Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced it has acquired GuardianEdge Technologies, Inc., a leaders in the email and data encryption market, which will extend its ability to help customers secure and manage their most critical information.
buyer: Symantec Corporation(SYMC:$6,730.00)
Symantec is a global leader in infrastructure software, enabling businesses and consumers to have confidence in a connected world. The company helps customers protect their infrastructure, information and interactions by delivering software and services that address risks to security.
target: GuardianEdge Technologies, Inc.
GuardianEdge is the leader in endpoint data protection for the enterprise. Customers around the world depend on GuardianEdge solutions to protect sensitive and proprietary information, achieve regulatory compliance and enable secure enterprise mobility.
price ($mm)
$73
rev ($mm)
$18
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/12/2010 via Market Wire

TrustWave Corp., acquired BitArmor

synopsis: Trustwave, the leading provider of on-demand data security and payment card industry compliance management solutions to businesses and organizations throughout the world, has acquired BitArmor, a leading provider of data encryption solutions.
buyer parent:AmbironTrustWave
buyer: TrustWave Corp.
Trustwave is the leading provider of on-demand and subscription-based information security and payment card industry compliance management solutions to businesses and government entities throughout the world.
target: BitArmor
BitArmor is a fast-growing security software company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. BitArmor DataControl helps customers protect their valuable data assets, avoid breach notification, achieve regulatory compliance, and reduce the liability of retaining obsolete data.
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 2/19/2008 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired PassGo Technologies

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. completed the acquisition of PassGo Technologies, acquiring its web access management, privilege management and one-time password token 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: PassGo Technologies
PassGo Technologies is an international company with over 1000 enterprise customers worldwide, and a long-established reputation in the security arena. PassGo provides interoperable solutions for controlling, enabling and managing access rights and privileges for people, applications and devices.
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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.
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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)
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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
closed 2/19/2008 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired PassGo Technologies

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. completed the acquisition of PassGo Technologies, acquiring its web access management, privilege management and one-time password token products.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software, Inc., a leading enterprise systems management vendor, delivers innovative products that help organizations get more performance and productivity from their applications, databases, Windows infrastructure and virtual environments.
target: PassGo Technologies
PassGo Technologies is an international company with over 1000 enterprise customers worldwide, and a long-established reputation in the security arena. PassGo provides interoperable solutions for controlling, enabling and managing access rights and privileges for people, applications and devices.
price ($mm)
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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
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)
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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)
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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)
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EV / rev
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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:$0.00)
WD, one of the storage industry's pioneers and long-time leaders, provides products and services for people and organizations that collect, manage and use digital information.
target: Velobit
VeloBit provides high-performance storage I/O optimization software that dramatically boosts VDI and server density, accelerates applications, and boosts database capacity at a remarkably low cost. VeloBit deploys and operates transparently to existing applications, storage, or data management.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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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)
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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Bharosa, Inc.
Bharosa is a global provider of proactive, real-time fraud detection and multifactor online authentication security solutions for the enterprise. Bharosa's Tracker product works behind the scenes to verify a host of factors used to confirm a user's identity.
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EgoSecure
EgoSecure
EgoSecure offers solutions protect and manage the endpoints within corporate networks with great effectiveness and efficiency, providing all-round protection against the unauthorized release of information or the upload of malware such as viruses and Trojans.
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KSIGN Co. Ltd.
KSIGN aims to become world finest security specialist and provider. Developer of core security technology of next generation digital broadcasting. KSIGN has many information security specialists and consultants, who they will meet any of your security demand.
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NitroSecurity
NitroSecurity
NitroSecurity develops high-performance security information and event management (SIEM) solutions that protect critical information and infrastructure. NitroSecurity solutions reduce risk exposure and increase network and information availability.
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Secude AG
Secude AG
Secude is an innovative global provider of IT data protection solutions. Secude is globally renowned for providing multilayered protection for sensitive data regardless of where it resides and how it is accessed, from the datacenter to the cloud.
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Trustwave
Trustwave
Trustwave helps businesses fight cybercrime, protect data and reduce security risks. Trustwave uses cloud and managed security services, integrated technologies and a team of security experts, ethical hackers and researchers to transform the way businesses manage their information security.
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2012
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VShield Software Corp
VSheild Software Corporation designs, produces, markets and sells leading edge computer security software programs that feature advanced software development and technologies. All of the Company's security systems are based on previously proven and field tested large commercial security systems.
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2009
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Bit9, Inc.
Bit9 is the leader in a new generation of endpoint security and server security based on real-time visibility and protection. Bit9 is the only solution that continuously monitors and records all activity on endpoints and servers and stops cyber threats that evade traditional defenses.
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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.
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2013
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$946.06
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$125.98
EBIT ($mm)
$89.88
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4491
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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.
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2005
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$454.20
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$30.70
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$4.10
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$14.30
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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.
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2011
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$290.54
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$71.77
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$58.07
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$37.27
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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.
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2005
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$10.00
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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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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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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
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$2,856.01
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$625.74
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$366.28
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$314.91
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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
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$295.68
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$145.00
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$125.18
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$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.
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2009
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$160.30
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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.
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2008
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$39.42
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($3.71)
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($8.51)
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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.
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2005
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$1.40
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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.
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2012
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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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