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closed 10/5/2010 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Neptuny

synopsis: BMC Software announced the acquisition of Neptuny’s software business, a capacity management and IT performance optimization solution. The addition of Neptuny’s technology will extend BMC’s existing leadership in capacity management and enhance BMC’s dynamic Business Service Management portfolio and cloud management offerings.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit.
target: Neptuny
Neptuny is a leading provider of Capacity Management and IT Performance Optimization solutions based on proprietary software products and best-in-class consulting services.
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closed 2/13/2007 via BusinessWire

Planview, acquired Business Engine Corporation

synopsis: Planview, the leading provider of comprehensive portfolio management solutions, has acquired substantially all of the assets of San Francisco-based, Business Engine. Business Engine’s 20-year history and focus in IT portfolio management further strengthens Planview as the clear independent market leader in the IT portfolio management market.
buyer: Planview
Since 1989, Planview has been a market leader and trusted partner in software solutions for high performance IT management, enabling organizations to integrate the decision-making process to improve alignment of IT resources with business strategies.
target: Business Engine Corporation
Business Engine is a market leader in portfolio management software solutions for IT and R&D organizations. Our solutions provide visibility and control across the entire portfolio and specialize in providing financial transparency into spend and performance.
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closed 8/7/2012 via PR Newswire

Rally Software, acquired Agile Advantage, Inc.

synopsis: Rally®, a leader in the management of Agile software development, has acquired Agile Advantage, a product and services company that helps organizations maximize the financial return of Agile software development projects. The acquisition adds integrated schedule and cost measurement to Rally Portfolio Manager.
buyer: Rally Software
Rally Software is a leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for managing Agile software development. Rally's enterprise-class platform transforms the way organizations manage the software development lifecycle.
target: Agile Advantage, Inc.
Agile Advantage, Inc. offers software products and consulting services that help companies increase value from their software development budget. Agile Advantage bridges the gap between Agile software development methods and more traditional business planning processes.
price ($mm)
$0.42
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closed 1/12/2009 via BusinessWire

Rally Software, acquired 6th Sense Analytics, Inc.

synopsis: Rally Software Development Corp.®, the Agile lifecycle management leader, announced that it has acquired the assets of 6th Sense Analytics, Inc., provider of an on-demand automated metrics collection and analysis solution for development organizations.
buyer: Rally Software
Rally is the Agile lifecycle management leader dedicated to making development organizations leaner and more responsive to customer needs. The company’s end-to-end solutions for Agile development also include the largest collaborative Web 2.0 community dedicated to advancing software agility.
target: 6th Sense Analytics, Inc.
6th Sense Analytics™ is the leading hosted solution for the automated collection and analysis of accurate, activity-based software development metrics.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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closed 11/1/2007 via BusinessWire

NetScout Systems, Inc., acquired Network General Corporation

synopsis: NetScout Systems, Inc., an industry leader for advanced network and application performance management, has finalized the acquisition of privately-held Network General Corporation, a longtime leader in packet-level network analysis and data mining.NetScout will immediately begin executing the planned integration of the two companies' technologies.
buyer: NetScout Systems, Inc.(NTCT:$290.54)
NetScout Systems, Inc. NTCT is a market leader and pioneer of integrated network and application performance management products and solutions that unify performance across the enterprise.
target parent: Silver Lake Partners
target: Network General Corporation
Network General™ is a global leader in network and application performance analysis with offices in more than 25 countries worldwide. The company has been providing a broad set of enterprise-class software solutions and intelligent instrumentation that empowers IT organizations.
price($mm)[EV]
$100 [$181]
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closed 10/26/2011 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired Q1 Labs

synopsis: IBM, the world's largest information technology company, has completed the acquisition of Q1 Labs Inc., a provider of security intelligence software. Q1 Labs' advanced analytics and correlation capabilities can automatically detect and flag actions across an enterprise that deviate from prescribed policies and typical behavior.
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: Q1 Labs
Q1 Labs is a provider of security intelligence software. Its software collects and analyzes information from hundreds of sources across an organization such as the network, applications, user activity, mobile endpoints, and physical security devices such as badge readers.
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closed 4/1/2011 via BusinessWire

NetScout Systems, Inc., acquired Psytechnics, Inc.

synopsis: NetScout Systems, Inc. has announced that it has completed its acquisition of privately-held Psytechnics, Inc., a leading provider of performance management technology that enables organizations to proactively assure the user experience for unified communications services.
buyer: NetScout Systems, Inc.(NTCT:$290.54)
NetScout Systems is the market leader in Unified Service Delivery Management enabling comprehensive end-to-end network and application assurance. It delivers breakthrough packet-flow technology that provides trusted and comprehensive real-time network and application performance intelligence.
target: Psytechnics, Inc.
Psytechnics is a leading authority for voice and video service management. The company's core product, Experience Manager, is the first IT service management solution that monitors, alarms, diagnoses and reports on services based on users QoE (Quality of Experience).
price($mm)[EV]
$17 [$17]
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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.
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closed 3/19/2008 via PR Newswire

EDS Corp., acquired Nexagent

synopsis: EDS today announced it has acquired the assets of Nexagent, a Reading, UK-based provider of innovative hardware and software solutions for network service provisioning and advanced IP-based services across multi-network environments.
buyer: EDS Corp.
Electronic Data Systems (EDS) is a leading global technology services company delivering business solutions to its clients. EDS founded the information technology outsourcing industry 45 years ago.
target: Nexagent
Nexagent provides workflow automation and closed-loop performance management for service providers who deliver customised multi-sourced enterprise ICT solutions. Customers accelerate service intervals and lower costs by automating processes for delivering multi-sourced enterprise ICT solutions.
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closed 4/24/2007 via BusinessWire

SolarWinds, acquired ipMonitor

synopsis: SolarWinds, a leader in network management software, has acquired privately held ipMonitor Corporation. Headquartered near Ottawa, Canada, ipMonitor has more than 5,000 customers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: SolarWinds(SWI:$295.68)
SolarWinds is a leading provider of Windows-based network management, network monitoring and network discovery software. SolarWinds products are geared to mid-market customers who need a scalable, easy-to-use network management solution for 250 to 10,000 managed elements at an affordable price.
target: ipMonitor
ipMonitor develops and markets network monitoring software that is both cost effective and easy to use and was recently recognized for its superior feature set as the winner of Network World’s Clear Choice Award.
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closed 4/4/2006 via

Compuware Corporation, acquired SteelTrace

synopsis: Compuware Corporation today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held SteelTrace of Dublin, Ireland for approximately $20 million Euros in cash. All of SteelTrace's current employees will join Compuware as a result of this transaction.
buyer: Compuware Corporation(CPWR:$946.06)
Compuware Corporation maximizes the value IT brings to the business by helping CIOs more effectively manage the business of IT. Compuware serves the world's leading IT organizations, including more than 90 percent of the Fortune 100 companies.
target: SteelTrace
SteelTrace is a business requirements management tool that enables all business and technology stakeholders to work collaboratively to understand, define, communicate and manage application requirements throughout the lifecycle.
price ($mm)
$25
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closed 11/7/2006 via BusinessWire

Hewlett-Packard Company, acquired Mercury Interactive Corporation

synopsis: HP has completed its acquisition of Mercury Interactive Corp., the largest software acquisition in HP’s history. The deal integrates Mercury’s leading application management and delivery and IT governance capabilities with HP’s broad portfolio of management solutions to create a new HP Software organization that will lead the industry in business.
buyer: Hewlett-Packard Company(HPQ:$120,357.00)
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and imaging and printing.
target: Mercury Interactive Corporation
Mercury Interactive, the global leader in business technology optimization (BTO), delivers Optane(TM), a family of products for enterprise testing, deployment, and performance management, that enables customers to optimize business processes and maximize business results.
price ($mm)
$4,500
rev ($mm)
$843
EBITDA ($mm)
$112
EV / rev
5.3x
EV / EBITDA
40.2x
closed 4/28/2011 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Coradiant, Inc.

synopsis: BMC Software has acquired Coradiant Inc., the market leader in end-user experience and web application performance monitoring. This acquisition substantially enhances BMC’s ability to offer businesses a 360-degree view of service performance – from end-user experience and behavior to infrastructure.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software, Inc. offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit.
target: Coradiant, Inc.
Coradiant is the market leader in web application performance management solutions. Leading organizations worldwide use Coradiant's TrueSight™ solutions for a true, real-time view of the end-user experience.
price ($mm)
$130
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*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 10/5/2010 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Neptuny

synopsis: BMC Software announced the acquisition of Neptuny’s software business, a capacity management and IT performance optimization solution. The addition of Neptuny’s technology will extend BMC’s existing leadership in capacity management and enhance BMC’s dynamic Business Service Management portfolio and cloud management offerings.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit.
target: Neptuny
Neptuny is a leading provider of Capacity Management and IT Performance Optimization solutions based on proprietary software products and best-in-class consulting services.
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closed 8/7/2013 via PE Hub

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Partnerpedia

synopsis: BMC Software has acquired Vancouver-based Partnerpedia, a provider of enterprise application store and marketplace solutions. Leveraging the power of mobility and cloud computing, Partnerpedia helps companies maximize business value through monetization, mobility and IT management solutions.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software, Inc. provides information technology (IT) management solutions for large, mid-sized and small enterprises and public sector organizations around the world.
target: Partnerpedia
Partnerpedia is a leading provider of enterprise application store and marketplace solutions. Leveraging the power of mobility and cloud computing, Partnerpedia helps companies maximize business value through monetization, mobility and IT management solutions.
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closed 8/2/2013 via BNC Analysis

BMC Software, Inc., acquired KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Houston-based software firm BMC Software has acquired Bangalore-based KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt Ltd, a cloud-based enterprise software company set up by Akansa Capital founder and former Wipro chief Vivek Paul. The transaction details of the deal are not known.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software, Inc. provides information technology (IT) management solutions for large, mid-sized and small enterprises and public sector organizations around the world.
target: KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt. Ltd.
KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt. Ltd. operates an online platform for IT services companies to collaborate with employees, customers, and business partners. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Bengaluru, India.
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closed 9/11/2013 via PE Hub

A Consortium of 4 Buyers acquired BMC Software, Inc.

synopsis: BMC Software has been acquired by a private investor group led by Bain Capital and Golden Gate Capital together with GIC Special Investments Pte Ltd (“GIC”) and Insight Venture Partners. BMC products are used to manage services and applications across distributed, mainframe, virtual and cloud environments.
buyer: Bain Capital
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: GIC
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Bain Capital is a global private investment firm. Golden Gate Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity investment firm. The Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Private Ltd is a sovereign wealth fund. Insight Venture Partners is a leading venture capital and private equity firm.
target: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software's portfolio of Business Service Management solutions deliver a comprehensive approach and unified platform for managing IT. BMC offers solutions across your entire IT organization - mainframe to distributed systems, physical to virtual, operations to support.
price($mm)[EV]
$6,984 [$6,814]
rev ($mm)
$2,201
EBITDA ($mm)
$612
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
11.2x
closed 8/8/2012 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired VaraLogix

synopsis: BMC Software announced it has acquired VaraLogix, a proven application release automation provider. With this acquisition, BMC is expanding its DevOps portfolio to make it easier for IT to more quickly and efficiently deliver cutting-edge applications with fewer outages, lower risk and higher return on investment.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software's portfolio of Business Service Management solutions deliver a comprehensive approach and unified platform for managing IT. BMC offers solutions across your entire IT organization - mainframe to distributed systems, physical to virtual, operations to support.
target: VaraLogix
VaraLogix provides the only solution that has been purposely-built, from the ground up, to automate business critical application deployment and configuration management – in one solution – removing risk and uncertainty from the deployment process.
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announced 1/30/2012 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., will acquire Numara Software, Inc.

synopsis: BMC Software, the recognized leader in Business Service Management, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Numara Software, a leading global provider of integrated IT management solutions for the mid-market. This strategic acquisition will further accelerate the growth of BMC’s SaaS business.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software, Inc. offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit.
target parent: TA Associates
target: Numara Software, Inc.
Founded in 1991, Numara Software Inc. is a leading provider of integrated IT management solutions for all types of customers worldwide. These solutions include Desktop Management, PC Lifecycle Management, Security & Compliance, Help Desk and Service Desk.
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closed 1/17/2012 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired I/O Concepts

synopsis: BMC Software, the recognized leader in Business Service Management, announced the acquisition of I/O Concepts with its industry-leading ioEnterprise line of mainframe console security, automation and consolidation solutions.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software, Inc. offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit.
target: I/O Concepts
I/O Concepts provides mainframe management and security solutions that facilitate efficient, responsive, accessible and protected data center operations. The ioEnterprise solutions from I/O Concepts allow companies to consolidate data centers across the world.
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$14
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closed 10/5/2011 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired StreamStep, Inc.

synopsis: BMC Software has acquired StreamStep, a business software provider focused on accelerating enterprise application delivery and improving release quality. The integration of StreamStep’s process management capabilities into BMC’s Application Release Automation solution expands BMC’s ongoing efforts to support seamless application management.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software, Inc. offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit.
target: StreamStep, Inc.
StreamStep, Inc. provides tools for software release planning, team coordination, and self-service automation. The company offers software tooling solutions for application release planning, coordination, and automation; server virtualization; and IT migrations.
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closed 7/7/2011 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Aeroprise

synopsis: BMC Software announced the acquisition of Aeroprise, the provider of the world's most widely deployed mobility solution for the BMC Remedy IT Service Management Suite. BMC Mobility for IT Service Management is a pre-configured, easy-to-use solution that is optimized for the mobile worker.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software, Inc. offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit.
target: Aeroprise
The Aeroprise solution boosts productivity of IT service support professionals, reduces IT support costs and improves customer service. It helps enterprises and public sector organizations provide rapid access to IT service management functionality at any time and from anywhere.
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closed 6/17/2011 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., purchased IMS Products from NEON Enterprise Software

synopsis: BMC Software, the leader in Business Service Management announced it has acquired the portfolio of IMS (Information Management System) database products and customers from NEON Enterprise Software, a leading mainframe management software company.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software, Inc. offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit.
seller: 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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closed 4/28/2011 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Coradiant, Inc.

synopsis: BMC Software has acquired Coradiant Inc., the market leader in end-user experience and web application performance monitoring. This acquisition substantially enhances BMC’s ability to offer businesses a 360-degree view of service performance – from end-user experience and behavior to infrastructure.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software, Inc. offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit.
target: Coradiant, Inc.
Coradiant is the market leader in web application performance management solutions. Leading organizations worldwide use Coradiant's TrueSight™ solutions for a true, real-time view of the end-user experience.
price ($mm)
$130
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closed 12/3/2010 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired GridApp Systems, Inc.

synopsis: BMC Software announced the acquisition of GridApp Systems, Inc., the industry leader in automating database provisioning, patching and administration. With the acquisition of GridApp, BMC is expanding its current offering of application, server, network and client configuration management to include database automation and management.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit.
target: GridApp Systems, Inc.
GridApp Systems is the leading provider of database automation solutions to help businesses gain control of their heterogeneous database infrastructures. GridApp's market leading products and services have helped businesses deploy and better manage their critical database assets.
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closed 10/5/2010 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Neptuny

synopsis: BMC Software announced the acquisition of Neptuny’s software business, a capacity management and IT performance optimization solution. The addition of Neptuny’s technology will extend BMC’s existing leadership in capacity management and enhance BMC’s dynamic Business Service Management portfolio and cloud management offerings.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit.
target: Neptuny
Neptuny is a leading provider of Capacity Management and IT Performance Optimization solutions based on proprietary software products and best-in-class consulting services.
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closed 1/7/2010 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Phurnace Software

synopsis: BMC Software announced it has acquired privately held Phurnace Software, a leading developer of automation software that significantly reduces the cost, complexity and risk to deploy and configure Java-based applications on physical, virtual and cloud environments.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software is a leading global provider of enterprise management solutions that empower companies to automate their IT and align it to the needs of the business. Delivering Business Service Management, BMC solutions span enterprise systems, applications, databases and service management.
target: Phurnace Software
Phurnace Software helps companies drive revenue and dramatically reduce costs by accelerating the deployment of business critical applications into physical environments, virtual images or to cloud computing providers.
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closed 10/23/2009 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Tideway Systems Ltd.

synopsis: BMC Software, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Tideway Systems Limited. Effective immediately BMC customers will be able to leverage the combined Tideway Foundation and BMC Atrium solutions to gain a deeper understanding of the relationships and dependencies of their physical assets and applications to their business services.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software is a leading global provider of enterprise management solutions that empower companies to automate their IT and align it to the needs of the business. Delivering Business Service Management, BMC solutions span enterprise systems, applications, databases and service management.
target: Tideway Systems Ltd.
Founded in 2002, Tideway Systems provides the platform for IT discovery. Tideway Foundation, the backbone of Tideway’s technology, is a software appliance that discovers all of a business’ servers, software, dependencies and business applications.
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closed 8/10/2009 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired MQSoftware, Inc.

synopsis: BMC Software announced it has acquired privately held MQSoftware, a leader in the middleware management and enterprise application transaction management markets.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software is a leading global provider of enterprise management solutions that empower companies to automate their IT and align it to the needs of the business. Delivering Business Service Management, BMC solutions span enterprise systems, applications, databases and service management.
target: MQSoftware, Inc.
MQSoftware provides a comprehensive line of business transaction assurance, middleware management and enterprise application integration products that help customers increase operational effectiveness by getting visibility of their business lifeline.
price ($mm)
$27
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closed 6/17/2008 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired ITM Software

synopsis: BMC Software has completed the acquisition of ITM Software. BMC’s purchase of ITM Software creates a unique, integrated solution that provides customers with a single comprehensive view into project and service portfolios, financials, operations, resources, vendors, compliance and IT demand.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software is a leading global provider of enterprise management solutions that empower companies to automate their IT and align it to the needs of the business. Delivering Business Service Management, BMC solutions span enterprise systems, applications, databases and service management.
target: ITM Software
ITM Software provides CIOs and IT organizations with software products that advance the business management of Information Technology. ITM Business Suite delivers the visibility and control to make fact-based decisions regarding IT finance, vendors, people, assets, projects and compliance.
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closed 4/18/2008 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired BladeLogic

synopsis: BMC Software announced the successful completion of the tender offer by its direct wholly owned subsidiary, Bengal Acquisition Corporation, for all outstanding shares of common stock of BladeLogic, Inc. at a price of $28.00 per share, net to the seller in cash, without interest.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software is a leading global provider of enterprise management solutions that empower companies to automate their IT and align it to the needs of the business. Delivering Business Service Management, BMC solutions span enterprise systems, applications, databases and service management.
target: BladeLogic
BladeLogic is a provider of data center automation software. BladeLogic’s data center automation software solutions enable enterprises, service providers and government organizations to easily browse, provision, configure, patch, audit and remediate physical and virtual servers and applications.
price($mm)[EV]
$784 [$704]
rev ($mm)
$71
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
11.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/8/2007 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Emprisa Networks, Inc.

synopsis: BMC Software has acquired privately held Emprisa Networks, a leader in smart network compliance, change and configuration management and automation solutions.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software is a leading global provider of enterprise management solutions that empower companies to automate their IT and align it to the needs of the business. Delivering Business Service Management, BMC solutions span enterprise systems, applications, databases and service management.
target: Emprisa Networks, Inc.
Emprisa Networks, Inc., the leading provider of smart network configuration, compliance and change management solutions, offers solutions for extending IT service management initiatives to the network infrastructure.
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closed 7/19/2007 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired RealOps

synopsis: BMC Software announced that it has completed the acquisition of RealOps, a leading provider of run book automation solutions. RealOps complements and extends the industry leading BMC Remedy IT process automation platform.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software is a leading global provider of enterprise management solutions that empower companies to automate their IT and align it to the needs of the business. Delivering Business Service Management, BMC solutions span enterprise systems, applications, databases and service management.
target: RealOps
RealOps delivers proven Run Book Automation software that streamlines and accelerates execution of critical operational service functions. RealOps customers include leading service providers and enterprises with highly complex, global IT operations environments.
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closed 6/19/2007 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired ProactiveNet, Inc.

synopsis: BMC Software today announced that it has completed the acquisition of ProactiveNet, Inc. the most advanced “early warning system” for IT on the market. Both current and new customers can immediately reap the benefits of ProactiveNet’s real-time and proactive analytics.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc.(BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software is a leading global provider of enterprise management solutions that empower companies to automate their IT and align it to the needs of the business. Delivering Business Service Management, BMC solutions span enterprise systems, applications, databases and service management.
target: ProactiveNet, Inc.
Serving Global 2000 and leading e-commerce companies, ProactiveNet’s end-to-end solutions deliver unique capabilities to customers with requirements to align IT services to business priorities. ProactiveNet customers measurably improve the availability and performance of IT services.
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closed 9/11/2013 via PE Hub

A Consortium of 4 Buyers acquired BMC Software, Inc.

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

LANDesk Software, acquired VMware Protect

synopsis: LANDesk Software announced that it has acquired VMware's Protect product family of IT management solutions, which VMware acquired through its purchase of Shavlik Technologies in 2011. The VMware Protect product line enables customers to effectively manage, monitor and secure their IT environments.
buyer parent:Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: LANDesk Software
LANDesk Software is the industry's leading provider of IT end user management, including systems lifecycle management, endpoint security, enterprise mobility and IT service management solutions. LANDesk provides an adaptive IT delivery model to help IT organizations increase end-user productivity.
target parent: EMC Corporation
target: VMware Protect
The VMware Protect product line enables customers to effectively manage, monitor and secure their IT environments. It includes solutions for centralized patch management and asset inventory for Windows and third party applications for both virtual and physical machines.
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closed 12/12/2012 via BusinessWire

BeyondTrust, acquired Blackbird Group, Inc.

synopsis: BeyondTrust announced the acquisition of Blackbird Group, a leader in Windows system management. With this addition, BeyondTrust furthers its vision to simplify IT security operations management, while providing customers much-needed context to improve decision-making to protect against both internal and external security threats.
buyer: BeyondTrust
BeyondTrust is the only security solution vendor providing Context-Aware Security Intelligence, giving customers the visibility and controls necessary to reduce their IT security risks, while at the same time simplifying their compliance reporting.
target: Blackbird Group, Inc.
Blackbird Group provides insight for enhanced governance and cost efficiencies across the Microsoft Windows infrastructure. Their solutions help organizations make the most of Windows infrastructure investments through automation and simplified audit, recovery, event management and reporting.
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closed 11/8/2012 via BNC Analysis

Altersis SAS, acquired Paseosoft S.A.

synopsis: Altersis, a computer services company, acquired Paseosoft, a company specializing in local services, engineering consultancy and technical and scientific computing.
buyer: Altersis SAS
Altersis is a computer services company established in December 2007. They provide services through engineering consultancy and technical and scientific computing.
target: Paseosoft S.A.
Paseosoft S.A. designs and develops software solutions for IT consolidation including enterprise application integration (EAI) and other system integration (SI).
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closed 12/20/2011 via BusinessWire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired InfoVista

synopsis: Thoma Bravo and InfoVista, a global leader of service performance assurance, announced that Thoma Bravo and many of InfoVista’s largest shareholders have simultaneously signed an agreement and completed a transaction under which Thoma Bravo has acquired 67.26% of the share capital and voting rights of InfoVista.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm that applies its investment strategy across multiple industries, with a particular focus on the software and service sectors.
target: InfoVista
InfoVista provides service performance assurance software solutions for IP-based network and application services. It empowers communication service providers and large IT enterprise organizations to transform their IT infrastructure into a distinctive asset for revenue generation.
price($mm)[EV]
$52 [$19]*
rev ($mm)
$58
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
9.1x
closed 7/6/2011 via BusinessWire

ASG Software Solutions, acquired Perfman

synopsis: ASG Software Group has completed the acquisition of Perfman, a provider of high-powered capacity planning and performance management solutions. Headquartered in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Perfman offers cross-platform solutions to help companies boost IT service levels, lower costs and gain better business insights.
buyer: ASG Software Solutions
ASG Software Solutions (ASG) is a global software solutions provider that helps more than 85 percent of the world's largest companies drive business success by managing complex IT operations across distributed, mainframe, and cloud environments.
target: Perfman
Perfman provides high-powered capacity planning, performance management, and IT team collaboration solutions for demanding IT infrastructures. Its proven cross-platform solutions boost IT service levels, lower costs and provide insights that allow data center professionals to make better decisions.
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closed 9/29/2010 via BusinessWire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired LANDesk Software, Inc.

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm, has completed the acquisition of LANDesk Software (LANDesk) from Emerson. LANDesk is a global leader in systems lifecycle management, endpoint security and IT service management.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is one of the most experienced and successful private equity firms in the United States. Thoma Bravo and its predecessor firms have been providing equity and strategic and operating support to promising businesses and their management teams for more than 25 years.
target parent: Emerson
target: LANDesk Software, Inc.
LANDesk Software is a provider of systems lifecycle management, endpoint security and IT service management solutions for desktops, servers and mobile devices across the enterprise. LANDesk simplifies the growing complexity of IT with a single console, light infrastructure, and ITIL solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$150
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/30/2010 via PR Newswire

The Boeing Company, acquired Narus, Inc

synopsis: Boeing announced it has completed its acquisition of Narus, a leading provider of real-time network traffic and analytics software used to protect against cyber attacks and persistent threats aimed at large Internet Protocol networks.
buyer: The Boeing Company(BA:$81,698.00)
Boeing is the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined. Additionally, Boeing designs and manufactures rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites and advanced information and communication systems.
target: Narus, Inc
Narus is the global leader in real-time traffic intelligence for the protection and management of large IP networks. Narus is the only software company that provides security, intercept and traffic management solutions within a single, flexible system.
price ($mm)
$70
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 5/5/2010 via Market Wire

Infoblox, acquired Netcordia

synopsis: Infoblox Inc. announced it has acquired Netcordia, the leading independent provider of Network Change and Configuration Management (NCCM) solutions. The acquisition, with undisclosed financial terms, includes complete assumption of Netcordia employees, assets and products.
buyer: Infoblox(:$0.00)
Infoblox delivers highly reliable and manageable platforms for core network services like domain name resolution (DNS), IP address assignment (DHCP), IP address management (IPAM) and more.
target: Netcordia
Netcordia has helped leading enterprise, government and service providers stretch IT budgets, improve overall performance, meet corporate policy and comply with stringent federal regulations.
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closed 4/23/2013 via Yahoo, Inc.

Binary Tree, acquired ManageRED Software

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

Novell, Inc. merged with Attachmate Corporation,

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

CA, Inc., acquired Nimsoft, Inc.

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

CA, Inc., acquired NetQoS, Inc.

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

TIBCO Software Inc., acquired DataSynapse, Inc.

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

BMC Software, Inc., acquired MQSoftware, Inc.

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

EMC Corp., will acquire Configuresoft, Inc.

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

Matrix42 AG, will acquire Update4u Software, AG

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

VMware Inc., acquired B-hive Networks, Inc

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

Citrix Systems, Inc., acquired XenSource, Inc.

synopsis: Citrix Systems, Inc. has completed the acquisition of XenSource, Inc., a privately held leader in enterprise-grade virtual infrastructure solutions. The purchase price for the transaction was approximately $500 million payable in a combination of cash and Citrix common stock.
buyer: Citrix Systems, Inc.(CTXS:$2,856.01)
Citrix Systems, Inc. is the global leader and the most trusted name in application delivery infrastructure. More than 200,000 organizations worldwide rely on Citrix to deliver any application to users anywhere with the best performance, highest security and lowest cost.
target: XenSource, Inc.
The XenSource v4 Product Family enables businesses to deploy high-performance Windows and Linux virtual machines rapidly and easily, and to manage them and their related storage and networking resources from a single easy-to-use management console.
price ($mm)
$500
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/21/2007 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. announced its entry into the business services management market, one of the fastest growing segments of IT systems management, with the acquisition of BSM vendor Magnum Technologies. The addition of Magnum and BSM technology gives Quest the means to bring together many of its market-leading systems management products.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software, Inc., a leading enterprise systems management vendor, delivers innovative products that help organizations get more performance and productivity from their applications, databases, Windows infrastructure and virtual environments.
target: Magnum Technologies, Inc.
Founded in 1999, Magnum Technologies, Inc. provides software and services that quantify the impact of Information Technology (IT) performance on a company’s lines-of-business.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target

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Evidon
Evidon
Evidon technology includes Ghostery, the industry-leading browser tool that reports on data collection across 26 million websites and informs the company's business control solutions. Evidon provides privacy controls for more than $2 billion of display media and e-commerce transactions annually.
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2012
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Adometry, Inc.
Adometry, Inc.
Adometry, formerly Click Forensics, Inc., provides scoring, auditing, verification, and attribution metrics to optimize results for online advertisers, agencies, publishers, and ad networks.
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Connotate, Inc.
Connotate, Inc.
For organizations in which content and data are vital to success, Connotate, Inc. is the Web collection company that puts the power of Web data monitoring and collection into the hands of the business user.
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eDataSource
eDataSource
eDataSource is the leading global provider of independent competitive intelligence for email marketing, social media and ecommerce activity, based on real-time monitoring of more than 800,000 active consumer inboxes and nearly 10,000 brands.
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Fliptop
Fliptop provides Social Intelligence, connecting email and social identities. Their web platform automatically keeps a brand's contact data "socially fresh," enabling brands to personalize marketing, provide better support and generate more sales.
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Nanigans
Nanigans
Nanigans offers the leading cloud marketing platform to maximize lifetime value and ROI across social and mobile. Nanigans is pioneering the next evolution in media buying with its predictive lifetime value platform for performance marketing at scale.
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Socialbakers
Socialbakers
Socialbakers is a user friendly social media analytics platform which provides a leading global solution that allows brands to measure, compare, and contrast the success of their social media campaigns with competitive intelligence.
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2012
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SumAll
SumAll
SumAll is focused on harnessing the full power of real-time business intelligence for growing businesses. Users can integrate multiple data sources including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Tumblr, eBay, PayPal and more into one intuitive, interactive chart.
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TwentyFeet
TwentyFeet
TwentyFeet is an "egotracking" service that will help companies keep track of their own social media activities and monitor their results. They aggregate metrics from different services, thus giving businesses the full picture of what happens around them on the web, all in one place.
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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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$145.00
EBIT ($mm)
$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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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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TeamQuest Corporation
TeamQuest Corporation
TeamQuest Corporation is the global leader in IT Service Optimization, specializing in Capacity Management software. TeamQuest helps IT organizations consistently meet service levels while minimizing costs and mitigating risks.
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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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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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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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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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DataCore Software Corp.
DataCore Software visualizes all kinds of manageable storage. The company provides storage virtualization software that is used to manage and automate storage administration, encompassing functions such as resource pooling, provisioning, and replication.
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Liquidware Labs, Inc.
Liquidware Labs, Inc.
Liquidware Labs Inc. (LWL), the market leader in virtual desktop and application assessments, brings a completely new and innovative approach to accelerating the adoption and consumption of virtual desktop infrastructures (VDI).
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NEON Enterprise Software
NEON Enterprise Software
NEON Enterprise Software develops and markets software that helps organizations around the world reduce costs of data center computing. NEON solutions enable these organizations to gain control of IT resources that are vital to business and organizational success.
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PolyServe, Inc.
PolyServe, Inc. is a leading provider of software for enabling utility computing in enterprise data centers. PolyServe software consolidates Linux and Microsoft Windows servers and storage into manageable, available and scalable utilities for databases and file serving.
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2009
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Proxy Networks, Inc.
Proxy Networks develops, markets, distributes and supports network-based solutions for real-time remote control and high fidelity screen recording in the enterprise. The Company acquired its core technology and products from Juniper Networks after Juniper's purchase of Funk Software.
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Raritan
Raritan
Raritan is a leading provider of intelligent power management and secure IT infrastructure management solutions that provide IT directors, managers and administrators the control they need to optimize data center productivity and enhance branch office operations.
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