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closed 10/24/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired ChangeBASE

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. has acquired ChangeBASE, a privately held software provider based in the UK, which specializes in automated application analysis, remediation and conversion for target platforms including Windows 7 and 8, Internet Explorer 8 and 9, Terminal Server/Remote Desktop Session Host, VDI, and Application Virtualization.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a privately held software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
target: ChangeBASE
ChangeBASE specializes in automated application analysis, remediation and conversion for target platforms including Windows 7 and 8, Internet Explorer 8 and 9, Terminal Server/Remote Desktop Session Host, VDI, and Application Virtualization through its AOK software suite.
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closed 8/30/2013 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired Computing Solutions Leaders International

synopsis: IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced it has completed the acquisition of CSL International, a leading provider of virtualization management technology for IBM's zEnterprise System. CSL International was a privately held company headquartered in Herzliya Pituach, Israel. Financial terms were not disclosed.
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: Computing Solutions Leaders International
Founded in 2004 by Sharon Chen, Computing Solutions Leaders provides a vast spectrum of services in the zSeries and Enterprise IT world. Their CSL-WAVE is a complete management solution for System z-based virtual server farms.
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announced 12/20/2012 via BusinessWeek

Red Hat, Inc., will acquire ManageIQ, Inc.

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ManageIQ, a leading provider of enterprise cloud management and automation solutions that enable organizations to deploy, manage and optimize private clouds, virtualized infrastructures and virtual desktops.
buyer: Red Hat, Inc.(RHT:$1,133.10)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, taking a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services.
target: ManageIQ, Inc.
Headquartered in Mahwah, New Jersey, ManageIQ provides comprehensive and scalable enterprise cloud management solutions, with unified monitoring, management and automation capabilities that are quick-to-deploy and easy-to-use,
price ($mm)
$105
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closed 12/11/2012 via BusinessWire

WatchDox, acquired InstallFree

synopsis: WatchDox has acquired InstallFree, a developer of application portability, virtualization and access solutions. WatchDox augments its unique file-sharing platform, which builds security into the files themselves, with InstallFree's capabilities for creating and editing files across platforms and devices.
buyer: WatchDox
WatchDox enables organizations to access, protect and control their critical documents wherever they go: on any tablet, smartphone, or PC, even those beyond the IT department’s control.
target: InstallFree
InstallFree specializes in Application Virtualization and delivery, based on their proprietary application virtualization technology that works on a variety of Microsoft Windows platforms such as Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, and more.
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closed 11/16/2012 via BusinessWire

Dell, Inc., acquired Gale Technologies

synopsis: Dell announced the acquisition of Gale Technologies, a leading provider of infrastructure automation software that allows organizations to streamline the deployment of on-premise and hybrid clouds for self-service access to infrastructure.
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: Gale Technologies
Gale Technologies helps customers turn discrete computer, network and storage components into integrated and highly-optimized application, virtual desktop infrastructure, and private cloud solutions featuring self-service and advanced automation.
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announced 8/4/2011 via BusinessWire

Fusion-io, Inc., will acquire IO Turbine, Inc.

synopsis: Fusion-io, Inc., a provider of a next-generation shared data decentralization platform, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire IO Turbine, Inc., a provider of caching solutions for virtual environments. IO's approach makes the most of Flash storage to transparently and significantly accelerate virtualized application performance.
buyer: Fusion-io, Inc.(FIO:$359.35)
Fusion-io has pioneered a next generation storage memory platform for shared data decentralization that significantly improves the processing capabilities within a datacenter by relocating process-critical, or "active", data from centralized storage to the server where it is being processed.
target: IO Turbine, Inc.
IO Turbine, Inc. is a provider of caching solutions for virtual environments. The IO Turbine software takes advantage of flash local to the server, delivering improved performance for virtualized workloads by holding data close to where it is used.
price($mm)[EV]
$95 [$91]
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closed 7/12/2011 via BusinessWire

Citrix Systems, Inc., acquired Cloud.com

synopsis: Citrix Systems announced it has completed the acquisition of Cloud.com, a market leading provider of software infrastructure platforms for cloud providers. The company’s innovative CloudStack™ product line helps providers of all types deploy and manage simple, cost-effective cloud services that are scalable, secure, and open by design.
buyer: Citrix Systems, Inc.(CTXS:$2,856.01)
Citrix Systems, Inc is a provider of virtual computing solutions that help companies deliver IT as an on-demand service. It combines virtualization, networking, and cloud computing technologies into a full portfolio of products that enable virtual workstyles for users and virtual datacenters for IT.
target: Cloud.com
Cloud.com is a market leading provider of software infrastructure platforms for cloud providers. The company’s innovative CloudStack™ product line helps providers of all types deploy and manage simple, cost-effective cloud services that are scalable, secure, and open by design.
price($mm)[EV]
$164 [$159]
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closed 1/19/2011 via BNC Analysis

SolarWinds, acquired Hyper9, Inc.

synopsis: Software maker SolarWinds Inc. has acquired Austin-based virtualization management firm Hyper9 Inc. Hyper9, is a privately-held company backed by Venrock, Matrix Partners, Silverton Partners and Maples Investments. Its clients have included The Broad Institute, Costco, Delta Dental, Tyco and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
buyer: SolarWinds(SWI:$295.68)
SolarWinds is a leading provider of Windows-based network management, network monitoring and network discovery software. SolarWinds products are geared to mid-market customers who need a scalable, easy-to-use network management solution for 250 to 10,000 managed elements at an affordable price.
target: Hyper9, Inc.
Hyper9, Inc. provides virtualization management solutions. It offers virtual infrastructure search and analytics solutions, which include consolidated view, environment monitoring, analytics, and collaboration. The company was formerly known as InovaWave, Inc.
price ($mm)
$22
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closed 9/9/2010 via Market Wire

National Energy Services Company, Inc., merged with Propalms, Inc.

synopsis: National Energy Services Co. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Propalms International Ltd. Propalms International will be responsible for overseeing the daily marketing, sales, and distribution network of Propalms software product line.
buyer: National Energy Services Company, Inc.(NEGS:$0.00)
National Energy Services Company, Inc. (NES), through its subsidiary, is engaged in the business of marketing energy management program for long-term care, hospitality, warehousing and distribution facilities.
target: Propalms, Inc.
Propalms, Inc. is a leading global provider of application delivery and secure remote access solutions for terminal services and virtual desktop infrastructures. Delivering to enterprises of all sizes Propalms offer reliable, scalable and affordable solutions that simply work.
price($mm)[EV]
$3.20 [$4.50]
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announced 6/10/2010 via PR Newswire

Hewlett-Packard Company, will purchase HyperSpace Assets from Phoenix Technologies Ltd

synopsis: Phoenix Technologies Ltd., the global leader in core systems software (CSS), announced that HP has agreed to purchase the assets related to Phoenix's HyperSpace®, HyperCore® and Phoenix Flip™ instant-on and client virtualization products.
buyer: Hewlett-Packard Company(HPQ:$120,357.00)
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and imaging and printing.
seller: Phoenix Technologies Ltd
Phoenix Technologies Ltd. is the global market leader in system firmware that provides the most secure foundation for today's computing environments. The Company's flagship products are revolutionizing the PC user experience by delivering unprecedented security, reliability and ease-of-use.
price ($mm)
$9.80
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cancelled 5/18/2009 via

OptiCon Systems, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of Propalms, Inc.

synopsis: Propalms, Inc., a global provider of application delivery solutions for Terminal Services and Virtual Desktop Infrastructures, received an offer from OptiCon Systems, Inc., a global provider of communications and telecommunications software for the management of Wireline, Wireless and fiber optic networks.
buyer: OptiCon Systems, Inc.(OPCN:$0.00)
The OptiCon business was formed to meet growing customer demand for improved management of densely packed distribution frames. Corning Cable Systems brought extensive experience in network design, cabling, hardware and testing to the development of the OptiCon Network Manager solution.
target: Propalms, Inc.
Propalms, Inc. is a leading global provider of application delivery and secure remote access solutions for Terminal Services and Virtual Desktop Infrastructures. Propalms TSE is a complete Server Based Management solution that extends Microsoft Terminal Services 2000/2003 and 2008.
price($mm)[EV]
$9.76 [$9.75]
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
12.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/4/2008 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., acquired Qumranet, Inc.

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., a leading provider of open source solutions, acquired Qumranet, Inc. The acquisition includes Qumranet's virtualization solutions, including its KVM (Kernel Virtual Machine) platform and SolidICE offering, a virtual desktop infrastructure, which together present a comprehensive virtualization platform for enterprise customers.
buyer: Red Hat, Inc.(RHT:$1,133.10)
Red Hat provides high-quality, affordable technology with its operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with applications, management and Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions, including the JBoss Enterprise Middleware Suite.
target: Qumranet, Inc.
Qumranet is an enterprise software company offering a virtual infrastructure platform to enable Independent Computing. Organizations use Qumranet's first product, Solid ICE, to host Windows and Linux desktops centrally on servers in the data center.
price ($mm)
$105
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announced 3/12/2008 via PR Newswire

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire Kidaro

synopsis: Microsoft Corp. intends to acquire Kidaro, a leading provider of desktop virtualization solutions for enterprises. Kidaro's virtualization technology will be combined with Microsoft's suite of desktop management tools, known as the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack for Software Assurance.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation(MSFT:$77,849.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
target: Kidaro
Kidaro is a leading provider of enterprise-class desktop virtualization solutions. Kidaro leverages industry-standard virtualization to bring improved security, manageability, and mobility to enterprise desktops.
price ($mm)
$90
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closed 9/30/2013 via Company Press Release

Bull SA, acquired FastConnect SAS

synopsis: Bull SA announces that it has finalized the acquisition of FastConnect, a leading French company in distributed application architectures. The acquisition reaffirms Bull's ambition to speed up its development in Cloud and Big Data.
buyer: Bull SA(ENXTPA:BUL:$1,656.90)
Bull SA designs and develops servers and software for an open environment, integrating the most advanced technologies, and proposes a wide range of services, from system integration consulting to outsourcing.
target: FastConnect SAS
FastConnect provides unique expertise in transforming information systems for service-oriented architectures (SOAs), Cloud and Big Data. FastConnect designs algorithms and architectures for its customers, to address the new requirements created by the advent of Big Data and real-time analytics.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$10
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0.0x
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closed 3/15/2013 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Talaria Technologies,. Inc.

synopsis: Talaria, a company that was building a “new, dynamic web application server with a JIT-based runtime at its heart,” has been acquired by Google. The Talaria team has become part of the Google Cloud Platform team.
buyer: Google Inc.(GOOG:$55,797.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users.
target: Talaria Technologies,. Inc.
Talaria Technologies, Inc. develops web application servers that allows users to build, run, and support websites. The company's server increases the efficiency of websites by allowing developers to use easier and high productivity languages.
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closed 11/26/2012 via BusinessWire

Axway Software, acquired Vordel

synopsis: Axway has acquired Vordel, a leader in software technologies enabling enterprises to deliver APIs for Cloud and Mobile. The acquisition will expand Axway’s MFT, B2B and integration heritage, providing customers with a single solution to own the enterprise edge, and govern flows of data that extend to Cloud and Mobile.
buyer parent:Sopra Group
buyer: Axway Software(FR:AXW:$327.53)
Axway is one of the leading global providers of collaborative business solutions. Axway establishes the dynamic connections – within and among enterprises – that make companies easier to do business with.
target: Vordel
Vordel's products enable enterprises to deliver APIs to cloud, mobile, and partners. Global enterprises rely on the Vordel API Server to deploy mission-critical APIs and extend existing IT infrastructure to keep up with the rapid change in mobile and cloud computing technologies.
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closed 10/19/2011 via Market Wire

Coraid, Inc., acquired Yunteq, Inc.

synopsis: Coraid Inc., a leading developer of Ethernet SAN solutions, announced the acquisition of Yunteq, Inc., a provider of cloud orchestration software for public and private clouds. Coraid's Ethernet SAN platform eliminates multiple layers of traditional SAN complexity, providing the ideal platform for an automated, elastic storage infrastructure.
buyer: 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.
target: Yunteq, Inc.
Yunteq, Inc. provides orchestration and management software for cloud providers and enterprises building policy-driven, automated, and cost-efficient infrastructure clouds.
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closed 8/25/2011 via PR Newswire

Terremark Worldwide, Inc., acquired CloudSwitch, Inc

synopsis: Verizon Communications announced that it has acquired CloudSwitch for its Terremark IT services subsidiary. CloudSwitch brings Verizon breakthrough software that enables enterprises to more easily and securely move applications, or workloads, between company data centers and the cloud without changing the application or the infrastructure layer.
buyer parent:Verizon Communications
buyer: Terremark Worldwide, Inc.(:$0.00)
Terremark Worldwide is a global provider of IT infrastructure services delivered on the industry's most robust and advanced technology platform. Terremark delivers government and enterprise customers a comprehensive suite of managed solutions.
target: CloudSwitch, Inc
CloudSwitch delivers the enterprise gateway to the cloud. CloudSwitch's innovative software appliance enables enterprises to run their applications in the right cloud computing environment—securely, simply and without changes.
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closed 7/20/2011 via BusinessWire

Riverbed Technology, Inc., acquired Zeus Technology Ltd

synopsis: Riverbed Technology, the IT performance company, has acquired Zeus Technology, a privately-owned company that delivers high-performance software-based load balancing and traffic management solutions for virtual and cloud environments. Zeus pioneered the development of software-based highly scalable application delivery controllers.
buyer: Riverbed Technology, Inc.(RVBD:$836.86)
Riverbed Technology delivers performance for the globally connected enterprise. With Riverbed, enterprises can successfully and intelligently implement strategic initiatives such as virtualization, consolidation, cloud computing, and disaster recovery without fear of compromising performance.
target: Zeus Technology Ltd
Zeus Technology delivers high performance software-based load balancing and traffic management solutions for virtual and cloud environments. Zeus enables enterprises to deliver applications and websites with a consistently excellent user-experience, with the flexibility and economics of cloud.
price ($mm)
$94
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closed 5/8/2013 via PE Hub

OMERS Private Equity, acquired Civica Group PLC

synopsis: OMERS Private Equity has completed its purchase of Civica Group PLC from British buyout firm 3i Group for an enterprise value of 390 million pounds. Civica is a London, U.K.-based provider of specialised software systems, cloud-based IT services and technical outsourcing to public sector organisations worldwide.
buyer: OMERS Private Equity
Operating under the OMERS Worldwide brand, OMERS Private Equity manages the private equity activities of OMERS and has over $6 billion of investments under management. The group’s investment strategy includes the active ownership of businesses in North America and Europe.
target parent: 3i Group Plc
target: Civica Group PLC
Civica is a market leader in specialist systems and business process services for organisations across the public sector and around the world. The Group applies software, cloud-based services and outsourcing to help customers transform the way they work.
price ($mm)
$608
rev ($mm)
$328
EBITDA ($mm)
$62
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
9.8x
closed 10/24/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired ChangeBASE

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. has acquired ChangeBASE, a privately held software provider based in the UK, which specializes in automated application analysis, remediation and conversion for target platforms including Windows 7 and 8, Internet Explorer 8 and 9, Terminal Server/Remote Desktop Session Host, VDI, and Application Virtualization.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a privately held software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
target: ChangeBASE
ChangeBASE specializes in automated application analysis, remediation and conversion for target platforms including Windows 7 and 8, Internet Explorer 8 and 9, Terminal Server/Remote Desktop Session Host, VDI, and Application Virtualization through its AOK software suite.
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closed 11/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

Toba Capital, acquired Smarsh, Inc.

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

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Kitenga Analytics

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

Dell, Inc., acquired Quest Software, Inc.

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

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

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

Smarsh, Inc., acquired AdvisorSquare

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

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

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

Quest Software, Inc., acquired BlueFolder, Inc.

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

Quest Software, Inc., acquired BiTKOO

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

Quest Software, Inc., acquired VKernel Corp.

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

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Smarsh, Inc.

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

Quest Software, Inc., acquired ChangeBASE

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

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Symlabs, Inc

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

Quest Software, Inc., acquired RemoteScan Corporation

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

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

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

Quest Software, Inc., acquired BakBone Software Inc.

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

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Surgient

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

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Volcker Informatik AG

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

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

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

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

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

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Vizioncore Inc.

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Vizioncore Inc., a leading provider of disaster recovery and other products for virtual infrastructure management.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software, Inc., a leading enterprise systems management vendor, delivers innovative products that help organizations get more performance and productivity from their applications, databases, Windows infrastructure and virtual environments.
target: Vizioncore Inc.
Vizioncore Inc. helps organizations safeguard and optimize their virtualized environments, and allows them to extract the maximum return on their investments in a virtualized platform. Today, nearly 7,000 customers globally use Vizioncore’s products.
price ($mm)
$26
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
*Price paid does not equal Enterprise Value as the buyer aqcuired less than 100% of target
closed 10/24/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired ChangeBASE

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. has acquired ChangeBASE, a privately held software provider based in the UK, which specializes in automated application analysis, remediation and conversion for target platforms including Windows 7 and 8, Internet Explorer 8 and 9, Terminal Server/Remote Desktop Session Host, VDI, and Application Virtualization.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc.(QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a privately held software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
target: ChangeBASE
ChangeBASE specializes in automated application analysis, remediation and conversion for target platforms including Windows 7 and 8, Internet Explorer 8 and 9, Terminal Server/Remote Desktop Session Host, VDI, and Application Virtualization through its AOK software suite.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/28/2012 via BusinessWire

Dell, Inc., acquired Quest Software, Inc.

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

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

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

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

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

Allen Systems Group, Inc., acquired TRILOGexpert Group

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

CA, Inc., acquired Hyperformix, Inc.

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

Elliott Management Corp., offer to acquire Compuware Corporation

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

uXcomm, Inc., acquired Virtugo Software

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

Trilogy Software, Inc., acquired Versata, Inc.

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

Western Digital Corporation, acquired Velobit

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

VMware Inc., will acquire Virsto Software Corporation

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

SanDisk Corporation, acquired Schooner Information Technology, Inc.

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

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation, acquired BlueArc Corporation

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

Quantum Corporation, acquired Pancetera Software Inc.

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

Dell, Inc., acquired Compellent Technologies, Inc.

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

HP, acquired 3PAR Inc.

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

Double-Take Software merged with Vision Solutions Inc,

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

NetApp, acquired Bycast Inc.

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

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

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

Dataram Corporation, acquired Cenatek, Inc.

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

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Layerboom Systems
Layerboom Systems
Layerboom’s dynamic, open source-based virtual server cloud management solutions provide a powerful multi-tenant administration system that enables flexibility and agility in managing virtual private server cloud build-out and maintenance.
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2012
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4
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Netsocket
Netsocket
Netsocket is a technology leader in virtualized, software-defined networking. The company's flagship Netsocket Virtual Network (NVN) solution fulfills the promise of SDN today with powerful, robust automation applications running on a completely virtualized network infrastructure.
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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.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$48,607.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$13,865.00
EBIT ($mm)
$11,514.00
Net Income ($mm)
$9,983.00
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Ticker: EMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EMC Corporation
EMC Corporation
EMC Corporation is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. EMC helps IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset — information — in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$21,713.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,578.44
EBIT ($mm)
$4,050.69
Net Income ($mm)
$2,732.61
Employees
53600
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Ticker: NTAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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$6,332.40
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
$505.30
Employees
13060
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Ticker: LSI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LSI Corporation
LSI Corporation
LSI is known worldwide as a storage market leader. Our silicon-to-systems solutions empower disk drives with the intelligence, flexibility, speed and reliability needed for high-capacity storage across every market segment.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$2,219.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$145.42
EBIT ($mm)
($84.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5640
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Ticker: CIEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ciena Corporation
Ciena specializes in network transition. We provide the flexible platforms, intelligent software and professional services to build converged networks for enhanced services and applications.
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2011
rev ($mm)
$1,741.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.00
EBIT ($mm)
($114.82)
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4339
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Ticker: DTLK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Datalink Corporation
Datalink Corporation
A complete data center solutions and services provider for Fortune 500 and mid-tier enterprises, Datalink transforms data centers so they become more efficient, manageable and responsive to changing business needs.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$178.08
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.23
EBIT ($mm)
($0.45)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
307
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Ipswitch, Inc.
Ipswitch, Inc.
More than 100 million people worldwide use Ipswitch software to transfer files over the Internet using the market-leading MOVEit® and WS_FTP® brands of secure and managed file transfer clients and servers, monitor their networks with Ipswitch WhatsUp®, and communicate via Ipswitch IMail™ Server.
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2012
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180
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KBS software
KBS Software provides custom software architecture, design, and development services for a wide range of companies.
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Knowledge Quest Infotech Private Limited
Knowledge Quest Infotech Private Limited
Knowledge Quest Infotech Private Limited, or KQI, is a software development company based in Pune, India. KQI has a record of developing storage software solutions for a variety of application environments and has proven execution capabilities.
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Ticker: CPWR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Compuware Corporation
Compuware Corporation
Compuware Corporation, the technology performance company, provides software, experts and best practices to ensure technology works well and delivers value. Compuware solutions make the world's most important technologies perform at their best for leading organizations worldwide.
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2013
rev ($mm)
$946.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$125.98
EBIT ($mm)
$89.88
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4491
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Ticker: ADIC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Digital Information Corporation
Advanced Digital Information Corporation is a leading provider of Intelligent Storage(TM) solutions to the open systems marketplace. ADIC is the world's largest supplier of automated tape systems using the drive technologies most often employed for backing up open system, client-server networks.
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$454.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.70
EBIT ($mm)
$4.10
Net Income ($mm)
$14.30
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Ticker: NTCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems is the market leader in Unified Service Delivery Management enabling comprehensive end-to-end network and application assurance. It has delivered breakthrough packet-flow technology that provides trusted and comprehensive real-time network and application performance intelligence.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$290.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$71.77
EBIT ($mm)
$58.07
Net Income ($mm)
$37.27
Employees
845
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ARIO Data Networks
ARIO Data Networks
Venture-backed ARIO Data Networks provides highly scalable, and highly modular, "bladed" storage solutions and RAID controllers. ARIO's Capacity Storage Array family of "bladed" solutions takes storage to the next level of ease of use.
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$10.00
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EBIT ($mm)
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Employees
98
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DataCore Software Corp.
DataCore Software visualizes all kinds of manageable storage. The company provides storage virtualization software that is used to manage and automate storage administration, encompassing functions such as resource pooling, provisioning, and replication.
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PolyServe, Inc.
PolyServe, Inc. is a leading provider of software for enabling utility computing in enterprise data centers. PolyServe software consolidates Linux and Microsoft Windows servers and storage into manageable, available and scalable utilities for databases and file serving.
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2009
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67
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Attachmate Corporation
Attachmate Corporation
Attachmate Corporation, owned by an investment group led by Francisco Partners, Golden Gate Capital and Thoma Bravo, enables IT organizations to extend mission critical services and assures they are managed, secure and compliant.
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Ticker: CTXS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix makes virtual computing solutions that help people work and play from anywhere on any device. More than 230,000 enterprises rely on Citrix to create better ways for people to work through virtual meetings, desktops and datacenters.
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2013
rev ($mm)
$2,856.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$625.74
EBIT ($mm)
$366.28
Net Income ($mm)
$314.91
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Ticker: SWI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SolarWinds
SolarWinds
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide -- from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses. SolarWinds products are downloadable, easy to use and maintain, and provide the power, scale, and flexibility needed to address users' management priorities.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$295.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$145.00
EBIT ($mm)
$125.18
Net Income ($mm)
$90.58
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ASG Software Solutions
ASG Software Solutions
ASG Software Solutions (ASG) is recognized innovator in enterprise IT software solutions. They create and deploy unique software solutions that reduce cost, mitigate risk and improve service delivery throughout the IT lifecycle.
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2009
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$160.30
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Ticker: HIFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hifn Inc
Hifn powers network and information security. Leveraging over a decade of leadership and expertise in data encryption and compression, we are a trusted partner to industry innovators for whom security is critical to their success.
year
2008
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$39.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.51)
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Employees
176
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Asempra Technologies, Inc.
Asempra provides the industry-leading one click, instant recovery solution for Microsoft Exchange, SQL and Windows File Servers.
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2005
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$1.40
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Employees
8
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AppSense
AppSense
AppSense, the people-centric computing company, is the leading global software provider of user virtualization solutions that transform organizations into productive mobile workforces securely governed by IT.
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2012
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507
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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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