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closed 12/18/2009 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Starent Networks

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed its acquisition of Starent Networks, a leading supplier of Internet Protocol (IP) based mobile infrastructure solutions targeting mobile and converged carriers. With the completion of the transaction, Starent Networks becomes part of Cisco's new Mobile Internet Technology Group within the Service Provider Group.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc.(CSCO:$48,607.00)
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate.
target: Starent Networks
Starent Networks, Corp. is a leading provider of infrastructure solutions that enable mobile operators to deliver multimedia services to their subscribers. The company's products are capable of supporting a wide range of mobile wireless networks, such as CDMA2000, UMTS/HSPA, LTE, WiFi, and WiMAX.
price($mm)[EV]
$2,555 [$2,148]
rev ($mm)
$308
EBITDA ($mm)
$104
EV / rev
7.9x
EV / EBITDA
23.3x
closed 5/5/2010 via Market Wire

Tekelec, acquired Blueslice Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Tekelec, the session and mobile data management company, announced that the Blueslice Networks acquisition was completed on May 5. Tekelec will be the only player in the industry to uniquely blend and capture the synergies among session, policy, subscriber data management, network and business intelligence, and mobile messaging.
buyer: Tekelec(TKLC:$423.96)
Tekelec leverages its global leadership in core multimedia session control and network intelligence to ensure scalable, secure and highly available communications.
target: Blueslice Networks, Inc.
Blueslice Networks is a global leader and innovator in evolved Subscriber Data Management (eSDM) solutions. Blueslice builds next-generation mobile core equipment for the world's leading communication service providers.
price ($mm)
$30
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closed 12/8/2008 via BusinessWire

TAA Group, Inc., acquired Clarity Communication Systems Inc.

synopsis: ISCO International, Inc. announced the sale of all of the common stock of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Clarity Communication Systems Inc, to TAA Group Inc. Clarity’s operations and assets constituted the software segment of ISCO International’s business.
buyer: TAA Group, Inc.
TAA group is an International studio for Architecture, Planning, Design and Property Development led by Tayo Ayanlola. Our goal and central concern is to harness design's ability to empower people and transform communities and organizations.
target parent: ISCO International, Inc.
target: Clarity Communication Systems Inc.
Clarity Communication Systems is a leading provider of applications and platforms for the wireless industry. Our portfolio of applications for mobile devices includes end-to-end Push-to-Talk (PTT) solutions and Location-Based Services (LBS).
price ($mm)
$0.33
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closed 12/8/2008 via BusinessWire

Dialogic Corporation, purchased Platforms business from NMS Communications

synopsis: Dialogic Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement with NMS Communications Corporation through which Dialogic plans to acquire the NMS Communications Platforms business, which provides enabling technology and tools for value-added services in mobile telecommunications.
buyer: Dialogic Corporation
Dialogic Corporation is a leading provider of open systems platforms. The platforms enable converged communications, allowing service providers, developers and system integrators to deliver services, content and applications using multimedia processing and signaling technologies.
seller: NMS Communications
NMS Communications is a leading provider of technologies and solutions for mobile applications and infrastructure. NMS develops products that enable new mobile voice, data and video applications and improve the performance and quality of wireless networks.
price ($mm)
$22
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closed 6/10/2008 via BusinessWire

IntelliNet Technologies, acquired Azaire Networks

synopsis: IntelliNet Technologies has acquired the assets of Azaire Networks Inc. The deal significantly strengthens the company’s position in the expanding Fixed Mobile Convergence marketplace by adding to its already established portfolio of technology and product offerings.
buyer: IntelliNet Technologies
IntelliNet Technologies provides network convergence technology and solutions to accelerate the deployment of next generation applications and services. We work with the telecom industry’s network equipment providers and network operators to deliver solutions customized for their needs.
target: Azaire Networks
Azaire Networks is a leader in developing I-WLAN based solutions that enable mobile operators to deploy Multi-Access networks. Multi-access networks provide relief for the in-building coverage issues associated with 3G networks to deliver the media rich mobile applications to users.
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closed 2/5/2008 via PR Newswire

CounterPath Solutions, Inc., acquired BridgePort Networks

synopsis: CounterPath Corporation, a leading provider of desktop and mobile VoIP software products and solutions, has acquired BridgePort Networks, Inc., a leading innovator in Fixed Mobile Convergence solutions for service providers.
buyer: CounterPath Solutions, Inc.(CPAH:$0.00)
CounterPath Solutions, Inc. is a developer of award-winning, carrier-grade VoIP and Video over IP SIP softphones for telecom and Internet telephony service providers, cable operators, IP-PBX manufacturers and infrastructure manufacturers.
target: BridgePort Networks
BridgePort Networks is a leader in providing mobile convergence enabling IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) and pre-IMS applications for a variety of service providers. The company's products are backed by eighteen patents either pending or granted.
price ($mm)
$1.55
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closed 8/4/2006 via BusinessWire

Sicap AG, acquired Swapcom

synopsis: Sicap, a leading provider of products and solutions for mobile operators, today announced that it has acquired Swapcom. The acquisition will strengthen Sicap's position in the market as leader in the Mobile Device Management space.
buyer: Sicap AG
Sicap is a software company based in Bern, Switzerland that develops and provides mobile applications and network products for GSM operators. Sicap's goal is to continuously improve and innovate by adding value through ingenuity.
target: Swapcom
Specialized in server-side mobile architecture, Swapcom consistently delivers software solutions in line with emerging technology issues. The Swapcom approach involves remote management of devices and carrier-grade hub services as part of a user-shaped mobile multimedia solutions portfolio.
price ($mm)
$23
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Dickson Media, Inc., acquired VocalWave Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Dickson Media, Inc. announced today that it has acquired VocalWave Technologies Inc, a private corporation and a leading developer and provider of proprietary technology and value added services for the wireless telecommunications sector.
buyer: Dickson Media, Inc.
Dickson Media, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary Resource World Magazine, Inc., is the publisher of Resource World Magazine, a monthly publication that specializes in the resource sector.
target: VocalWave Technologies Inc.
VocalWave Technologies Inc. is currently a privately held and funded Nevada corporation in the business of developing wireless application solutions and providing compelling content to mobile carriers.
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announced 2/27/2006 via BusinessWire

Austin Ventures, L.P., will acquire 724 Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Austin Ventures has delivered a letter to the board of directors of 724 Solutions, Inc. outlining a proposal by Austin Ventures to acquire, through investment funds affiliated with Austin Ventures, all of the outstanding equity interests of 724 Solutions not already owned by Austin Ventures for US$3.07 per share in cash.
buyer: Austin Ventures, L.P.
Austin Ventures has worked with talented entrepreneurs to build valuable companies for nearly twenty-five years. With $3.9 billion under management, AV is the most active venture capital and growth equity firm in Texas and one of the most established in the nation.
target: 724 Solutions, Inc.
724 Solutions delivers reliable, scalable technology and solutions that allow mobile network operators to rapidly deploy flexible and open, next-generation IP-based network and data services.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
$18
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/13/2006 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired 3united Mobile Solutions ag

synopsis: VeriSign also completed the acquisition of 3united Mobile Solutions ag, for which it paid 55 million Euros.
buyer: Verisign, Inc.(VRSN:$0.00)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
target: 3united Mobile Solutions ag
3united connects international mobile operators with business enterprises to help them utilize mobile services to complement their core businesses.
price ($mm)
$69
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closed 6/12/2006 via PR Newswire

Vistula Communications Services, Inc., purchased V-Cube(TM) IP-PBX from NetYantra Inc.

synopsis: Vistula Communications Services, Inc., a global supplier of flexible and reliable Voice over Internet Protocol ("VoIP") services to major Telecommunications Carriers and Internet Service Providers, today announced it has acquired the V-Cube(TM) IP-PBX solution and related intellectual property rights from NetYantra Inc.
buyer: Vistula Communications Services, Inc.
Vistula is a telecommunications company providing hosted, managed VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) services to carriers, cable operators, service providers and transit network operators.
seller: NetYantra Inc.
An IP Communication Products Company focused on Research and Development of the first ever 5 GL telecommunication platform in the Industry. NY-Cube™ 5GL telecommunication platform allows one to instantly create niche communication services and features using a drag & drop graphical interface.
price ($mm)
$25
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announced 6/24/2009 via PR Newswire

Fine Point Technologies, Inc., will acquire Pervenio, Ltd.

synopsis: Fine Point Technologies, a leading provider of software tools for the management of wireline broadband connections, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Pervenio Ltd, a creator of unrivaled wireless device detection and management solutions for mobile communications providers.
buyer: Fine Point Technologies, Inc.
Since 1997, Fine Point Technologies has continued to evolve its diverse line of solutions to assist Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to meet and exceed the demands of complicated subscriber lifecycle management cycles.
target: Pervenio, Ltd.
Pervenio (Latin for "reach") is a pioneering, world leading provider in mobile device management (MDM) and service provisioning software solutions that enable mobile service providers to stay better connected with their customers.
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announced 4/22/2009 via Company Press Release

Giesecke & Devrient GmbH, will acquire SmartTrust

synopsis: Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), one of the world's largest suppliers of banknotes and smart card solutions, is acquiring SmartTrust AB (Stockholm), a globally leading provider of server solutions for managing applications on SIM cards and mobile phones.
buyer: Giesecke & Devrient GmbH
Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is a leading supplier of smart cards and cutting-edge system solutions in the fields of telecommunications, electronic payments, transportation, health care, identity, customer loyalty, pay-TV, multimedia and Internet security (public key infrastructure).
target parent: The Carlyle Group
target: SmartTrust
SmartTrust is a developer of MDM and SIM management software designed to provide mobile network operators improved awareness of their subscribers and efficient management of the devices on their network.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/25/2013 via Company Press Release

Intel Corporation, acquired Aepona Group Ltd.

synopsis: Intel Corporation has acquired Aepona. The addition of Aepona’s products, personnel and expertise extends Intel’s capabilities in areas instrumental to building and delivering future network and cloud services across the spectrum of computing. Aepona Ltd. provides application-led products and services to telecommunications operators worldwide.
buyer: Intel Corporation(INTC:$52,325.00)
Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. The company operates through PC Client Group, Data Center Group, Other Intel Architecture, Software and Services, and All Other segments.
target: Aepona Group Ltd.
Aepona Ltd. provides application-led products and services to telecommunications operators worldwide. Its Universal Service Platform allows service creation and implementation to be carried out within the service network from underlying network resources.
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announced 10/28/2008 via PR Newswire

CornerWorld Corporation, will acquire Woodland Wireless Group

synopsis: CornerWorld Corporation announced that it has signed a letter of intent to purchase Woodland Wireless, including its patented roaming application, Visitatel, West Michigan Co-Location Services, T2TV and T2 Communications.
buyer: CornerWorld Corporation
CornerWorld is a media corporation which operates several fast-growing businesses in verticals that serve brand and direct marketers needing to produce measurable results for each advertising dollar spent.
target: Woodland Wireless Group
The core service provided by Woodland Wireless Group is a patented Roaming Services application, that provides a seamless means for wireless subscribers to reach their home provider's customer service call center while roaming on another provider's network.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
15.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/20/2006 via BusinessWire

Silicon Laboratories Inc., acquired StackCom

synopsis: Silicon Laboratories Inc. announced the acquisition of StackCom, a privately held company developing wireless protocol software stacks for GSM and GPRS mobile applications. Silicon Laboratories acquired StackCom in an all-cash transaction for approximately $7 million.
buyer: Silicon Laboratories Inc.(SLAB:$0.00)
Silicon Laboratories Inc. is a leading designer of high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs) for a broad range of applications.
target: StackCom
StackCom is a privately held company developing wireless protocol software stacks for GSM and GPRS mobile applications. Protocol software stacks are one of the key elements required in every cellular terminal.
price ($mm)
$7.00
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closed 4/10/2006 via BusinessWire

CopperCom, Inc., acquired Phonetics LC

synopsis: Reinforcing its commitment to independent and competitive telcos, CopperCom, a leader in next-generation switching, today announced the acquisition of the Switchmaxx(TM) division of Phonetics LC.
buyer parent:The Heico Companies, LLC
buyer: CopperCom, Inc.
CopperCom, Inc. provides innovative, next-generation switching solutions for communications carriers. The company develops and delivers comprehensive solutions for carriers making the challenging transition to next-generation services or deploying leading-edge IP networks.
target: Phonetics LC
Phonetics LC develops and markets software solutions that help communications providers differentiate their voice, video and data services. Switchmaxx™ is the only integrated software and marketing solution that allows end-users to shop, buy, provision and manage all of their services 24 hours a day
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announced 2/28/2006 via BusinessWire

esmertec AG, will purchase a minority stake in ESLab, Inc.

synopsis: Esmertec, a leading global, independent developer of software solutions for mobile handsets and embedded devices, announces today that it will take a controlling interest in ESLab, a Korean company offering excellent software services in applications development and integrations, quality assurance and testing.
buyer: esmertec AG(SIX:MYRN:$56.29)
Myriad Group AG is a global leader in mobile technology and has shipped software in more than 2 billion devices. Its comprehensive portfolio includes browsers, messaging, Java, user interfaces and middleware for all types of mobile phones, from ultra-low cost handsets to advanced smartphones.
target: ESLab, Inc.
ESLab delivers complete services for embedded software in mobile phones. They provide cutting edge expertise in new technologies in the area of applications development and integrations, quality assurances processes and testing. The company is located in Seoul, Korea.
price ($mm)
$0.08
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announced 2/8/2006 via BusinessWire

Adamind, Ltd., will acquire SenseStream, Ltd.

synopsis: Adamind Ltd, the leading global supplier of media adaptation software for mobile messaging (MMS), content and convergence services market, announces it has signed an agreement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding share capital of Hong Kong based, SenseStream Ltd for a consideration of up to US$2,000,000 in cash and shares.
buyer parent:Mobixell Networks
buyer: Adamind, Ltd.
Adamind is a developer of software that provides a comprehensive framework to enable and promote mobile multimedia content and converged communications services. The company addresses the interoperability challenge that exists between different mobile devices to receive media rich content.
target: SenseStream, Ltd.
SenseStream is Asian leading wireless software company with over 5 years of solid wireless technology experiences. We develop, market and distribute software that helps our Service Provider, Portal and Enterprise customers to provide and deploy mobile value added service for business.
price ($mm)
$2.00
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closed 1/4/2006 via BusinessWire

mFormation Technologies, Inc., purchased Aepona Device Management System from Aepona Group Ltd.

synopsis: mFormation Technologies Inc., the global leader in the rapidly growing market for mobile device management (MDM), has today announced it has acquired Aepona (England) Ltd, the leading supplier of MDM for over the air (OTA) settings and automatic device configuration. Aepona (England) Ltd is a subsidiary company of Aepona Group Ltd.
buyer: mFormation Technologies, Inc.
mFormation Technologies Inc. is the leading provider of mobile device management (MDM) software, offering a complete solution that enables mobile operators to rapidly accelerate their data revenues and reduce support costs.
seller: Aepona Group Ltd.
Aepona is a provider of telecom software that enables innovative service delivery solutions for operators worldwide. Aepona's products are deployed by fixed-line and mobile carriers on three continents enabling rapid roll-out of cost-effective, value-added and customer loyalty enhancing services.
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closed 12/18/2009 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Starent Networks

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed its acquisition of Starent Networks, a leading supplier of Internet Protocol (IP) based mobile infrastructure solutions targeting mobile and converged carriers. With the completion of the transaction, Starent Networks becomes part of Cisco's new Mobile Internet Technology Group within the Service Provider Group.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc.(CSCO:$48,607.00)
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate.
target: Starent Networks
Starent Networks, Corp. is a leading provider of infrastructure solutions that enable mobile operators to deliver multimedia services to their subscribers. The company's products are capable of supporting a wide range of mobile wireless networks, such as CDMA2000, UMTS/HSPA, LTE, WiFi, and WiMAX.
price($mm)[EV]
$2,555 [$2,148]
rev ($mm)
$308
EBITDA ($mm)
$104
EV / rev
7.9x
EV / EBITDA
23.3x
closed 12/17/2013 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Collaborate.com

synopsis: Cisco announced the acquisition of Collaborate.com, a cloud-based team collaboration platform that unifies messaging, document sharing, and task management in a single, easy-to-use mobile app for iPhone, Android and the Web. Collaborate enables Cisco to extend and integrate its collaboration and communications platform.
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: Collaborate.com
Collaborate is a cloud-based team collaboration platform that unifies messaging, document sharing, and task management in a single, easy-to-use mobile app for iPhone, Android and the Web.
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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 7/30/2013 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Composite Software

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed the acquisition of privately held Composite Software, Inc., a market leader in data virtualization software and services. Headquartered in San Mateo, Calif., Composite provides software technology that connects many types of data from across the network and makes it appear as if it's in one place.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc.(CSCO:$48,607.00)
Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Dominating the market for Internet protocol-based networking equipment, Cisco provides routers and switches used to direct data, voice, and video traffic.
target: Composite Software
Composite Software, Inc. is the data virtualization market leader. Dramatically simplifying information access for big data, analytics, BI, data services and logical data warehouse initiatives, Composite delivers greater agility for the business, flexibility for IT and significant cost savings.
price ($mm)
$180
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closed 7/1/2013 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired JouleX Inc.

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed the acquisition of privately held JouleX, a leader in enterprise IT energy management for network-attached and data center assets. JouleX complements Cisco's existing services portfolio by using the capabilities of the network to gain visibility into and control energy usage across global IT environments.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc.(CSCO:$48,607.00)
Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Dominating the market for Internet protocol-based networking equipment, Cisco provides routers and switches used to direct data, voice, and video traffic.
target: JouleX Inc.
The JouleX Energy Manager (JEM) product suite reduces energy costs by monitoring, analyzing and controlling energy usage of all network-connected devices and systems—no client-side agents or hardware meters required.
price ($mm)
$107
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announced 3/25/2013 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire SolveDirect

synopsis: Cisco Systems has announced plans to acquire SolveDirect. SolveDirect provides cloud-based solutions for smart IT service management integration.
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: SolveDirect
SolveDirect's ServiceGrid provides a platform to monitor service-level agreements (SLAs), browse service case management, and choose from a library of preconfigured IT infrastructure library–compliant (ITIL) workflows for setting up incident reporting, service requests, and change management.
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announced 1/30/2013 via Forbes

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Cognitive Security s.r.o.

synopsis: Cisco Systems disclosed that it has agreed to buy Cognitive Security, a privately held network security firm based in Prague, Czech Republic.
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 parent: Credo Ventures
target: Cognitive Security s.r.o.
Cognitive Security offers CognitiveOne, a Network Intrusion Detection product based on advanced artificial intelligence algorithms, with high sensitivity and low error rates. Discover novel malware variants, anomalous user behavior and other threats in your network.
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closed 2/25/2013 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Intucell

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed its acquisition of privately held Intucell, based in Ra'anana, Israel. Intucell provides advanced self-optimizing network (SON) software, which enables mobile carriers to plan, configure, manage, optimize and heal cellular networks automatically, according to real-time changing network demands.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc.(CSCO:$48,607.00)
Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Dominating the market for Internet protocol-based networking equipment, Cisco provides routers and switches used to direct data, voice, and video traffic.
target: Intucell
Intucell was founded to change mobile network management as the world knew it. The company’s SON systems are deployed by a number of leading mobile operators worldwide, consistently exceeding expectations. Intucell delivers the world’s most advanced Self Optimizing Network (SON) solution.
price ($mm)
$475
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announced 12/19/2012 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire BroadHop, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco announced its intent to acquire Denver, Colorado-based BroadHop. BroadHop is a provider of next-generation policy control and service management technology for carrier networks worldwide.
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: BroadHop, Inc.
BroadHop's policy control solutions enable telecom service providers to take control of their converged networks. Its open policy platform is the only one designed to support all elements of policy control, making it possible to efficiently control, monetize, and personalize any service.
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closed 12/17/2012 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Cariden Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed the acquisition of privately held Cariden Technologies, Inc., a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based supplier of network planning, design and traffic management solutions for telecommunications service providers.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc.(CSCO:$48,607.00)
Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Dominating the market for Internet protocol-based networking equipment, Cisco provides routers and switches used to direct data, voice, and video traffic.
target: Cariden Technologies, Inc.
Cariden Technologies, Inc. provides design, planning, and operational automation intelligence for managing networks. It offers MATE software that provides IP/MPLS traffic management solutions, which include maintenance planning, congestion mitigation, troubleshooting, and network look-ahead.
price ($mm)
$141
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closed 12/10/2012 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Cloupia, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed the acquisition of privately held Cloupia, a Santa Clara, Calif.-based software company that automates converged data center infrastructure -- allowing enterprises and service providers to simplify the deployment and configuration of physical and virtual resources from a single management console.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc.(CSCO:$48,607.00)
Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Dominating the market for Internet protocol-based networking equipment, Cisco provides routers and switches used to direct data, voice, and video traffic.
target: Cloupia, Inc.
Cloupia provides building blocks to build and manage next generation dynamic data centers. The Cloupia Unified Infrastructure Controller as a Platform provides comprehensive infrastructure control, provisioning, management and monitoring across physical, virtual and cloud environments.
price ($mm)
$125
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closed 10/4/2012 via Reuters

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired vCider, Inc.

synopsis: Networking equipment company Cisco Systems Inc has acquired virtual networking company vCider to defend itself from competitors in the cloud computing business. VCider, a privately held company founded in 2010, specializes in offering products that let organizations create virtual private networks and link data centers.
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: vCider, Inc.
VCider, a privately held company founded in 2010, specializes in offering products that let organizations create virtual private networks and link data centers.
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closed 9/26/2012 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired ThinkSmart Technologies

synopsis: Cisco has acquired ThinkSmart Technologies. ThinkSmart Technologies, based in Cork, Ireland, is a software company that delivers location data analysis using Wi-Fi technology. ThinkSmart’s location analytics collects information on movement within a venue including time of day, traffic patterns and dwell times.
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: ThinkSmart Technologies
ThinkSmart Technologies is transforming the market for Location Intelligence. It uses revolutionary software Intellify to create the world's first cloud based service to provide advanced customer movement analytics using data from existing wifi infrastructure and smartphones.
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closed 7/13/2012 via Company Description

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Virtuata

synopsis: Cisco announced its acquisition of Virtuata, a company that has been developing innovative capabilities for securing virtual and cloud environments. Combined, Cisco and Virtuata will enable consistent and enhanced security for virtual machines allowing customers to accelerate the deployment of multi-tenant, multi-hypervisor cloud infrastructures.
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: Virtuata
Virtuata is a company that has been developing innovative capabilities for securing virtual and cloud environments.
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announced 5/3/2012 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Truviso, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco announced its intent to acquire privately held Truviso, Inc. Truviso provides scalable, real-time network data analysis and reporting software. Together, Cisco and Truviso will provide instant access and visibility into network use and services to help increase operational efficiencies and drive new revenue streams for customers.
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: Truviso, Inc.
Headquartered in Foster City, California, Truviso™ provides analytics software that gives its customers immediate insight into their businesses through continuous, advanced analysis of live production data.
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closed 5/1/2012 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired ClearAccess, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco announced the completion of the acquisition of privately held ClearAccess, a Vancouver, Wash. based company that provides TR-069-based software to service providers for the provisioning and management of residential and mobile devices. This acquisition includes ClearAccess' software business and talent.
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: ClearAccess, Inc.
ClearAccess provides TR-069-based software to service providers for the provisioning and management of residential and mobile devices. ClearAccess offers customer premise equipment management solutions for automatic subscriber activation, remote CPE management, and incremental revenue streams.
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closed 7/31/2012 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired NDS Group Ltd.

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed the acquisition of NDS Group Ltd., a leading provider of video software and content security solutions that enable service providers and media companies to securely deliver and monetize new video experiences.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc.(CSCO:$48,607.00)
Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Dominating the market for Internet protocol-based networking equipment, Cisco provides routers and switches used to direct data, voice, and video traffic.
target parent: Permira
target: NDS Group Ltd.
NDS Group Ltd. provides end-to-end software solutions for pay-TV operators, telcos, channels, and content providers globally. It offers open end-to-end digital TV and hybrid solutions; and NDS Infinite TV that delivers TV experience on various devices.
price ($mm)
$5,005
rev ($mm)
$989
EBITDA ($mm)
$283
EV / rev
5.1x
EV / EBITDA
17.7x
on offer 3/13/2012 via

SalesCrunch, offer to acquire WebEx Communications, Inc.

synopsis: SalesCrunch announced that it is making an unsolicited bid of $1 plus 15% equity in SalesCrunch to the shareholders of Cisco Systems, Inc. to acquire WebEx, the networking conglomerate’s web conferencing service. WebEx lets users video conference, share desktops, record and much more.
buyer: SalesCrunch
SalesCrunch is an online meeting platform, focused on applying science to the art of selling. One single platform enables sales professionals to establish strong connections with customers, monitor engagement during meetings, collaborate with others across an organization, and more.
target parent: Cisco Systems, Inc.
target: WebEx Communications, Inc.
WebEx offers secure video conferencing for individuals, business and the enterprise. Users can meet via their computers or mobile phones. WebEx allows them to video conference, share desktops, record, and much more.
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closed 11/15/2011 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired BNI Video

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed its acquisition of privately-held BNI Video. Headquartered in Boxborough, Mass., BNI Video supplies service providers with two major video products that offer video back-office and content delivery network analytic capabilities.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc.(CSCO:$48,607.00)
Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Dominating the market for Internet protocol-based networking equipment, Cisco provides routers and switches used to direct data, voice, and video traffic.
target: BNI Video
BNI Video's technology platform allows Video Service Providers (VSPs) in the telecommunications and wireless industries to easily incorporate social networking, search, and other next-generation applications into their offerings.
price ($mm)
$99
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closed 8/29/2011 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Versly

synopsis: Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking, announced that it has acquired privately-held Versly. Versly integrates collaboration capabilities via a plug-in into Microsoft Office applications, simplifying the way people work by enabling more effective collaboration around content in documents, spreadsheets, presentations and email.
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: Versly
Versly help users to create better documents, spreadsheets and presentations without ever leaving Office. It's collaboration from right inside Microsoft Office, integrated seamlessly into email, and accessible from user's browser and mobile device.
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closed 9/9/2011 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., purchased AXIOSS Software Assets from Comptel Corporation

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed its acquisition of service fulfillment software assets and associated employees from the UK subsidiary (formerly Axiom Systems) of Comptel Corporation. The acquisition gives Cisco the ability to extend network and service management technologies across its next-generation Internet Protocol network platforms.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc.(CSCO:$48,607.00)
Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Dominating the market for Internet protocol-based networking equipment, Cisco provides routers and switches used to direct data, voice, and video traffic.
seller: Comptel Corporation
Comptel Corporation is an international, award-winning software company specialising in telecommunications. Its products and solutions enable telecom operators to deliver services to their customers flexibly and charge them effectively.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
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closed 11/5/2012 via Market Wire

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc., acquired Vyatta

synopsis: Brocade announced that it will acquire privately held Vyatta. Vyatta is based in Belmont, Calif. and is a networking industry innovator through its software-based network operating system that is highly relevant for multiple applications in network virtualization, software-defined networking (SDN) and private/public cloud computing platforms.
buyer: Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.(BRCD:$2,237.77)
Brocade delivers the industry's leading platforms, solutions, and services for intelligently connecting, managing, and optimizing IT resources in shared storage environments.
target: Vyatta
Vyatta provides network routing and security software and hardware appliances. It offers network routing, security, and traffic management software solution that enables administrators to leverage the performance of Intel/AMD hardware, as well as run in VMWare, Xen, and HyperV virtual environments.
price ($mm)
$37
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/2/2011 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Pari Networks

synopsis: Cisco has announced that it has completed its acquisition of privately-held Pari Networks, a leading provider of network configuration and change management (NCCM) and compliance management solutions.
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: Pari Networks
Pari Networks, Inc. provides network security risk and policy compliance management solutions to enterprises and managed security service providers.
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closed 3/19/2012 via Market Wire

TrustWave Corp., acquired M86 Security

synopsis: Trustwave, a leading provider of cloud-based compliance and information security solutions, announced it has completed its acquisition of M86 Security, a global leader in Web security solutions and advanced anti-malware technology.
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: M86 Security
M86 Security is a privately owned Internet threat protection company that specializes in Web and email security products and content filtering appliances. The company’s international headquarters is located near London, and development centers are located in California, Israel and New Zealand.
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closed 10/4/2011 via Market Wire

Avaya Inc., acquired Sipera Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Avaya, a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, announced it has acquired Sipera, a worldwide provider of Unified Communications (UC) solutions, including Session Border Control (SBC) functionality and a range of UC security applications. Sipera will become a fully integrated part of Avaya.
buyer parent:SilverLake
buyer: Avaya Inc.
Avaya Inc. is a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, providing unified communications, contact centers, data solutions and related services to companies of all sizes around the world.
target: Sipera Systems, Inc.
Sipera Systems is the worldwide market leader in communications security solutions that simplify and accelerate the adoption of VoIP and Unified Communications (UC). Sipera's award-winning UC-Sec security appliances protect up to 1 million UC devices in enterprises around the world.
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closed 7/6/2011 via Market Wire

Sophos, Plc, acquired Astaro Corporation

synopsis: Global IT security and data protection company Sophos announced that it has completed its acquisition of network security vendor Astaro Corp. Astaro develops and markets integrated network security solutions that deliver high-quality protection at low cost.
buyer parent:Apax Partners
buyer: Sophos, Plc
Sophos is a provider of encryption, endpoint security, web, email, and network access control solutions backed by SophosLabs -- a global network of threat intelligence centers. Sophos is committed to providing security and data protection solutions that are simple to manage, deploy and use.
target: Astaro Corporation
Astaro Corporation develops and markets integrated network security solutions that deliver high-quality protection at low cost. Distributed by a growing network of over 2500 resellers, more than 56000 Astaro installations protect business, school and government networks against IT security threats.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$56
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/1/2014 via PE Hub

Siris Capital Group, will acquire Stratus Technologies Inc

synopsis: Stratus Technologies, the leading provider of availability solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of Siris Capital Group, LLC. Stratus Technologies is the leading provider of infrastructure based solutions that keep applications running continuously in today’s always-on world.
buyer: Siris Capital Group
Siris Capital is a leading private equity firm focused on making control investments in data/telecommunications, technology and technology-enabled business service companies in North America.
target: Stratus Technologies Inc
Stratus Technologies is the leading provider of infrastructure based solutions that keep applications running continuously in today’s always-on world. Stratus enables rapid deployment of always-on infrastructures, from enterprise servers to clouds, without any changes to applications.
price ($mm)
$352
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/27/2010 via Market Wire

Oracle Corporation, acquired Sun Microsystems, Inc.

synopsis: Oracle Corporation announced that it had completed its acquisition of Sun Microsystems, Inc. The Sun Solaris operating system is the leading platform for the Oracle database, Oracle’s largest business. With the acquisition of Sun, Oracle can optimize the Oracle database for some of the unique, high-end features of Solaris.
buyer: Oracle Corporation(ORCL:$37,180.00)
Oracle is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software.
target: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Sun Microsystems develops the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a singular vision -- "The Network is the Computer(TM)" -- Sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community development and open source leadership.
price($mm)[EV]
$7,085 [$5,639]
rev ($mm)
$12,604
EBITDA ($mm)
$687
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
closed 10/29/2010 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired BLADE Network Technologies

synopsis: IBM announced it has closed the acquisition of BLADE Network Technologies (BLADE), a privately held company based in Santa Clara, CA. BLADE specializes in software and devices that route data and transactions to and from servers.
buyer: IBM(IBM:$99,751.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business.
target: BLADE Network Technologies
BLADE Network Technologies (BLADE), the data center switching company, brings speed and intelligence to the network edge; closer to customers’ business, users and innovations.
price ($mm)
$400
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 10/1/2008 via BusinessWire

Dot Hill Systems Corporation, acquired Ciprico

synopsis: Ciprico Inc. closed the asset sale of certain of Ciprico’s intellectual property assets to Dot Hill Systems Corp. Pursuant to bankruptcy proceedings Dot Hill Systems was the winning bidder to acquire all of Ciprico's rights to its RAIDCore™ technology and a joint ownership interest with Ciprico in its NAS intellectual property.
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: Ciprico
Ciprico Inc. is a leading provider of intelligent storage software, solutions and appliances for business to enterprise class IT servers, professional workstations and digital media workflows.
price ($mm)
$3.15
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/16/2008 via PR Newswire

Belden Communications, acquired Trapeze Networks

synopsis: Belden has completed the acquisition of Trapeze Networks, a technology leader in wireless LAN equipment and network management software, for a cash price of approximately $133 million.
buyer: Belden Communications(BDC:$1,840.74)
Belden® provides signal transmission solutions for a wide range of markets, including data networking, industrial automation, professional audio and video, security and surveillance, aerospace and many other specialty electronics markets.
target: Trapeze Networks
Trapeze Networks is a leading provider of enterprise wireless LAN equipment and management software. Trapeze was the first company to introduce NonStop Wireless, providing scalable wireless LANs for applications such as Voice over Wi-Fi, location services, and indoor/outdoor connectivity.
price ($mm)
$137
rev ($mm)
$53
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/27/2009 via PR Newswire

Crosscheck Networks, Inc., acquired Forum Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Crosscheck Networks, Inc., a leader in Web services testing and simulation tools, announced that it has acquired Forum Systems, a pioneer in Web service security and gateway policy enforcement.
buyer: Crosscheck Networks, Inc.
Crosscheck Networks delivers solutions for deploying robust, resilient, secure and reliable Web services.The company's integrated, holistic product suite streamlines and optimizes resources throughout the Web services lifecycle.
target: Forum Systems, Inc.
Forum Systems, Inc. is the Leader in Web Services and SOA Security(TM) with a comprehensive suite of trust management, threat protection and information assurance solutions for the automated Web.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/3/2008 via BusinessWire

Ciena Corporation, acquired World Wide Packets

synopsis: Ciena® Corporation, the network specialist, today announced the completion of its acquisition of World Wide Packets, Inc. pursuant to the terms of the acquisition agreement announced on January 22, 2008.
buyer: Ciena Corporation(CIEN:$1,741.97)
Ciena specializes in network transition. We provide the flexible platforms, intelligent software and professional services to build converged networks for enhanced services and applications.
target: World Wide Packets
World Wide Packets designs products for the access and aggregation tiers of the network. Typically deployed from the metro edge to the customer edge, the platforms provide the resiliency, flexibility and scalability required to deliver the next generation of Carrier Ethernet-based services.
price ($mm)
$269
rev ($mm)
$23
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
11.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/14/2007 via PR Newswire

Alcatel-Lucent, will acquire NetDevices

synopsis: Alcatel-Lucent announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held NetDevices, a developer of services gateway products for enterprise branch networks, based in Sunnyvale, California.
buyer: Alcatel-Lucent(ALU:$19,752.60)
Alcatel-Lucent provides solutions that enable service providers, enterprise and governments worldwide, to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users.
target: NetDevices
NetDevices, Inc. provides the next generation of unified edge-networking solutions for the enterprise remote office and managed services markets. The company's Unified Services Gateway offers deployment and management simplicity.
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announced 9/22/2008 via PR Newswire

NETGEAR, Inc., will acquire CP Secure, Inc.

synopsis: NETGEAR, Inc., a worldwide provider of technologically advanced, branded networking products, announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of privately-held CP Secure, Inc.
buyer: NETGEAR, Inc.(NTGR:$0.00)
NETGEAR designs technologically advanced, branded networking products that address the specific needs of small and medium business and home users. NETGEAR's product offerings enable users to share Internet access, peripherals, files, digital multimedia content and applications.
target: CP Secure, Inc.
CP Secure, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of gateway content security appliances. The company protects all-sized organizations from network based malware through innovative technologies, effective products and solid support.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/13/2012 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, will acquire Verivue, Inc.

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc. and Verivue announced that the two companies have signed a definitive agreement for Akamai to acquire Verivue. The acquisition is expected to complement Akamai's Aura Network Solutions and accelerate Akamai's time to market in providing a comprehensive, licensed content delivery network solution for network operators.
buyer: Akamai Technologies(AKAM:$1,519.81)
Akamai is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. Its Akamai Intelligent Platform™ provides extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise.
target: Verivue, Inc.
Headquartered in Westford, MA, Verivue, Inc. develops and markets high-performance IP platforms that enable network operators to distribute, deliver and control enormous amounts of IP-based media traffic across a growing and diverse number of end devices.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/4/2012 via Market Wire

Ixia, acquired Anue Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Ixia, a leading, global provider of converged IP and wireless network test solutions, announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Anue Systems, Inc., a leading developer of network visibility solutions. Anue Systems, Inc. helps network engineers and scientists monitor and test complicated networks.
buyer: Ixia(XXIA:$479.52)
Network equipment manufacturers, service providers, enterprises and government agencies use Ixia's industry-leading test and simulation platforms to design and validate a broad range of wired, Wi-Fi and 3G/LTE networking equipment and networks.
target: Anue Systems, Inc.
Anue Systems, Inc. helps network engineers and scientists monitor and test complicated networks. The Anue Systems Net Tool Optimizer™ provides complete network visibility into physical and virtual networks, improves network security and optimizes monitoring tool efficiency.
price ($mm)
$131
rev ($mm)
$48
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Vertical Communications, Inc., acquired Vodavi Technology, Inc.

synopsis: Vertical Communications, a leading provider of next-generation, IP-based phone systems and applications that help businesses better serve their customers, announced the completion of its acquisition of Phoenix, Arizona-based Vodavi Technology, Inc. for $7.50 per share, or approximately $31.1 million in the aggregate.
buyer parent:Artisoft, Inc.
buyer: Vertical Communications, Inc.
Vertical Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of next-generation IP-based voice and data communications systems for business. Vertical combines voice and data technologies with business process understanding to deliver integrated IP-PBX and application solutions.
target: Vodavi Technology, Inc.
Vodavi Technology, Inc. designs, develops, markets and supports a range of business telecommunications solutions, including traditional, converged, and Internet protocol (IP)-based telephone systems and telephony applications.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
$42
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
13.6x
closed 2/7/2011 via BusinessWire

Mellanox Technologies, acquired Voltaire

synopsis: Mellanox® Technologies, Ltd., a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end connectivity solutions for data center servers and storage systems, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Voltaire, Ltd., a leading provider of scale-out data center fabrics.
buyer: Mellanox Technologies(MLNX:$459.84)
Mellanox Technologies' products optimize data center performance and deliver industry-leading bandwidth, scalability, power conservation and cost-effectiveness while converging multiple legacy network technologies into one future-proof architecture.
target: Voltaire
Voltaire Inc. delivers scale-out computing fabrics for data centers, high performance computing and cloud environments. Voltaire’s family of server and storage fabric switches and advanced management software improve performance of mission-critical applications, increase efficiency and reduce costs.
price($mm)[EV]
$186 [$158]
rev ($mm)
$68
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/14/2008 via PR Newswire

McAfee, Inc., acquired Reconnex

synopsis: McAfee, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Reconnex for $46 million in cash. Through the acquisition, McAfee(R) further enhances its leadership position in proactive security and risk management solutions.
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc., the leading dedicated security technology company, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. McAfee empowers users with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security.
target: Reconnex
Reconnex is the leader in data loss prevention appliances, which are designed for any organization -- including enterprises, government agencies, or educational institutions -- that want to protect its brand, maintain compliance, or secure sensitive information.
price ($mm)
$46
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/3/2008 via BusinessWire

IceWEB Communications, Inc., acquired INLINE Corporation

synopsis: IceWEB, Inc. completed the acquisition of INLINE Corporation , a privately held company recognized as a leader in the manufacturing of cutting-edge intelligent enterprise data storage solutions. INLINE provides IceWEB with the ability to deliver in excess of $50 million of enterprise class data storage products to the end user and OEM marketplace.
buyer: IceWEB Communications, Inc.(IWEB:$2.68)
Through its own suite of proprietary offerings and in partnership with numerous global technology leaders, IceWEB, Inc. delivers advanced hardware, software, solutions and online services to U.S. government agencies, enterprise companies, small to medium sized businesses and tech-savvy consumers.
target: INLINE Corporation
INLINE Corporation has been the leading manufacturer of high value, competitively priced, intelligent data storage solutions designed to solve specific storage-centric IT challenges.
price ($mm)
$2.71
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA

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Dialogic Corporation
Dialogic Corporation
Dialogic Corporation is a leading provider of open systems platforms. The platforms enable converged communications, allowing service providers, developers and system integrators to deliver services, content and applications using multimedia processing and signaling technologies.
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Visto Corporation
Visto Corporation
VISTO, a leading provider of mobile push synchronization platform and service provider, enables mobile operators to provide easy-to-use communications services from email to social networking to photo sharing across the broadest set of devices.
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Calypso Wireless, Inc.
Calypso Wireless is the company behind the ASNAP technology for which it was granted U.S. Patent #6,680,923 titled "Communication system and method", which covers the seamless roaming of voice, video and data between Wide Area Network access points, such as cellular towers and short-range Internet a
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MobileAware, Ltd.
MobileAware, Ltd.
MobileAware is the world’s leading provider of Mobile Service Infrastructure, a strategic approach for creating and managing mobile data solutions across all lines of business.
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2012
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Enea AB
Enea is the leading supplier of real-time operating systems, middleware, development tools, database technology and professional services. Enea’s flagship operating system, OSE™, is deployed in approximately half of the worlds 3G mobile phones and base stations.
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2012
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Artilium Plc
Artilium Plc
Artilium is the leading developer of Microsoft-based carrier-grade software for mobile networks.
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Emblaze Ltd.
Emblaze Ltd.
Emblaze Ltd is a group of companies sharing a common mission to provide telecom operators with technologies, products and solutions for next generation services. Its portfolio includes ELSE Ltd., a design house for cutting-edge mobile technology, and EMOZE Ltd., a provider of mobile solutions.
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D2 Technologies, Inc.
D2 Technologies, Inc.
D2 Technologies is the recognized leader in converged IP communications for next-generation devices. Manufacturers and service providers rely on D2 software to deliver carrier-grade IP communications across any network, service and system for a broad range of fixed and mobile devices.
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Flash Networks, Inc.
Flash Networks, Inc.
Flash Networks is a global provider of intelligent mobile Internet solutions that enable operators to improve quality of experience, reduce network operational expenses and manage and monetize the mobile Internet. Flash Networks' top-tier clients include Orange, O2, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless.
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Mavenir Systems, Inc.
Mavenir Systems, Inc.
Mavenir Systems, Inc. provides mobile infrastructure solutions to mobile operators looking to deploy LTE communications services. Mavenir offers the most complete portfolio of convergence applications and solutions to power new Mobile Cloud Services.
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Cisco Systems, Inc.
Cisco Systems, Inc.
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.
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2013
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$48,607.00
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$11,514.00
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$9,983.00
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Untangle
Untangle
Untangle is a network software and appliance company that provides the most complete multi-function firewall and Internet management application suite available. Their apps are designed to meet the network policy demands of organizations large and small.
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F5 Networks Inc.
F5 Networks Inc.
F5 Networks, Inc., the global leader in Application Delivery Networking, helps the world’s largest enterprises and service providers realize the full value of virtualization, cloud computing, and on-demand IT.
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2013
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$1,448.54
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$457.33
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$417.47
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$268.80
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Coraid, Inc.
Coraid, Inc.
Coraid Inc. is a technology manufacturing company based in the United States. It designs and manufactures a full line of computer data storage products branded under its trade name EtherDrive storage. Coraid sells its products through technology channel partners operating around the world.
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NetApp
NetApp
NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions that accelerate business breakthroughs and deliver outstanding cost efficiency.
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2013
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$6,332.40
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$505.30
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13060
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Quantum Corporation
Quantum Corporation
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.
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2011
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$672.27
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$68.39
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$28.35
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$4.54
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ClearCube Technology
ClearCube Technology
ClearCube Technology is the market leader in centralized and virtual computing, hardware, software and solutions. By deploying ClearCube private cloud solutions, enterprises and government agencies can dramatically improve the security and availability of their computing infrastructure.
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Stratus Technologies Inc
Stratus Technologies Inc
Stratus Technologies is a global solutions provider focused exclusively on helping its customers achieve and sustain the availability of converged telecommunications network solutions and enterprise information systems that support critical business processes.
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Seagate Technology, Inc.
Seagate Technology, Inc.
Seagate is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of hard disc drives, providing products for a wide-range of Enterprise, Desktop, Mobile Computing, and Consumer Electronics applications.
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2009
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$9,805.00
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$782.00
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($135.00)
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LSI Logic Corporation
LSI Logic Corporation
LSI Logic Corporation is a leading provider of silicon-to-systems solutions that are used at the core of products that create, store and consume digital information. LSI offers a broad portfolio of capabilities including custom and standard product ICs, host bus and RAID adapters.
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2009
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$2,219.16
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$145.42
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($84.78)
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5640
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Xyratex Ltd.
Xyratex Ltd.
Xyratex is a leading provider of data storage technology, including modular solutions for the enterprise data storage industry and hard disk drive (HDD) capital equipment for the HDD industry.
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2012
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$1,158.90
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$41.67
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$20.58
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$17.66
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SGI
SGI
SGI (Silicon Graphics International), the trusted leader in high performance computing (HPC). SGI is focused on helping customers solve their most demanding business and technology challenges by delivering technical computing, Big Data, and cloud computing solutions.
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$767.23
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$9.66
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$2.82
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Dot Hill Systems Corporation
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.
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Silicon Laboratories Inc.
Silicon Laboratories Inc.
Silicon Laboratories Inc. is a leading designer of high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs) for a broad range of applications.
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2006
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$464.60
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$53.55
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$58.00
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$47.50
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Procera Networks, Inc.
Procera Networks, Inc.
Procera Networks Inc. delivers Intelligent Policy Enforcement solutions designed for carriers, service providers and enterprises worldwide. Procera's PacketLogic solutions provide actionable intelligence and policy enforcement to ensure a high quality experience for any Internet connected devices.
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2011
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$4.34
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$3.94
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$3.76
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