Like i-Velozity LLC

announced 7/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Evolution Digital LLC, will acquire i-Velozity LLC

synopsis: Evolution Digital LLC, a leading provider of digital solutions and next-generation hybrid IP/QAM set-top boxes, announced that it will acquire i-Velozity LLC. The company is a leading developer of innovative solutions for the cable television and Telco marketplace through the i-Velozity Video Platform.
buyer: Evolution Digital LLC
Evolution Digital is the leading provider of digital solutions and next-generation hybrid IP/QAM set-top boxes to the US and international cable marketplace. Following their mission of continually providing highly functioning, cost effective solutions, has led to their industry leadership position. "
target: i-Velozity LLC
i-Velozity enables a network operator with end-to-end multiscreen VOD solutions. Their video on-demand solution is implemented through the i-Velozity Video Platform, a proven video asset management and distribution system that enables their clients to deliver advanced multiscreen video solutions.
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announced 9/9/2019 via BusinessWire

LTN Global, will acquire Make.TV

synopsis: LTN Global, a world-leading provider of broadcast-quality IP video transport solutions, has entered into an agreement to acquire Make.TV, developer of an innovative cloud-based service that enables content creators to access, curate, and publish live video streams to affiliates, social media, and OTT platforms.
buyer: LTN Global
LTN Global Communications leverages its innovative, industry-leading IP-based live video delivery service and integrated production to transmission workflows to enable content creation, monetization, and distribution. They deliver seamless experiences at every link in the video value chain. "
target: Make.TV
Make.TV is a developer of an innovative cloud-based service that enables content creators to access, curate, and publish live video streams to affiliates, social media, and OTT platforms.
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closed 3/29/2018 via BNC Analysis

24i Media B.V., acquired Vigour

synopsis: 24i Media, a global TV app developer based in the Netherlands, has acquired Vigour, a leading multiscreen video platform provider based in the Netherlands. Vigour's platform allows broadcasters and operators to deliver their services to all digital devices and allows end-users to connect multiple devices to the service simultaneously.
buyer: 24i Media B.V.
24i Media is a global TV app developer based in the Netherlands. Their award-winning technology helps customers develop and deploy apps faster and more efficiently on all devices, screens and platforms. 24i delivers OTT apps that are designed to maximize ROI and create seamless consumer experiences."
target: Vigour
Vigour is a leading multiscreen video platform provider based in the Netherlands. Their platform allows broadcasters and operators to deliver their services to all digital devices and allows end-users to connect multiple devices to the service simultaneously.
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announced 9/10/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Ericsson AB, will acquire Envivio

synopsis: Envivio, Inc, a leading provider of software-based video processing and delivery solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Ericsson, a provider of communications technology and services.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericson provides sound insurance advice coupled with superior service. We accomplish this with the right tools and, more importantly, the right people. Our entire staff of licensed insurance advisors knows the Ericson mission and works hard to make it a reality every day. "
target: Envivio (ENVI:$42.89)
Envivio is a global market leader and innovator of video software solutions that are trusted by video service providers and content companies worldwide to power stunning video quality and captivating, personalized experiences to their millions of viewers on any device, over any network.
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$43
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closed 8/14/2015 via Wall Street Journal

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., acquired iStreamPlanet Co.

synopsis: Time Warner Inc.’s Turner Broadcasting cable unit has acquired a majority stake in online video specialist iStreamPlanet, as the company looks to bulk up on technology that powers Web TV. iStreamPlanet specializes in live and traditional TV delivery over the Internet.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Turner Broadcasting creates and programs branded news; entertainment; animation and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Turner is a Time Warner Company. "
target: iStreamPlanet Co.
iStreamPlanet, the leader in live, simplifies live video streaming to multiple screens. iStreamPlanet is changing the way live streaming is done with the launch of Aventus, a cloud and software-based, live video streaming solution for premium content providers.
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closed 1/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Harris Broadcast, acquired Imagine Communications

synopsis: Harris Broadcast, a market share leader of content management and network infrastructure solutions, announced it has completed the acquisition of Imagine Communications, a leading innovator in digital video solutions that deliver bandwidth-efficient services with optimum video quality.
buyer parent: Gores Group, LLC
buyer: Harris Broadcast
Harris Broadcast has been an innovator of market-leading media, playout, networking and transmission technology serving the world's most prestigious broadcasters, communications service providers, governments and enterprises across 140 countries. "
target: Imagine Communications
Imagine Communications is a leading innovator in digital video solutions, enabling content providers and system operators to deliver bandwidth-intensive services with optimum video quality and Quality of Experience (QoE).
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closed 2/6/2017 via BusinessWire

V-Nova, acquired Faroudja Enterprises

synopsis: V-Nova Ltd., a leading provider of video compression solutions, announced the completion of its first acquisition, by purchasing the full global patent portfolio of video imaging experts Faroudja Enterprises Inc. for an undisclosed sum.
buyer: V-Nova
V-Nova is a software company providing advanced signal compression technology and software solutions to address the dramatic growth in global network traffic. V-Nova is at the heart of digitalisation, serving multiple industry segments, including TV & Media. "
target: Faroudja Enterprises
Faroudja Enterprises develops intellectual property to improve video streaming and file compression efficiency without affecting perceived quality. The technology potentially delivers a bitrate reduction of 35 to 50 percent with any existing compression system.
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closed 9/16/2013 via PR Newswire

Wowza Media Systems, Inc, acquired Camfoo GmbH

synopsis: Wowza® Media Systems, LLC, provider of Simply Powerful Streaming™ media server software, announced that the company has acquired Camfoo GmbH, a leading solution for managing cloud-based media streaming.
buyer: Wowza Media Systems, Inc
Wowza® Media Systems is the "Any Screen Done Right™" media server software company delivering an industrial-strength infrastructure for live video, video-on-demand, live recording, and video chat. "
target: Camfoo GmbH
The Camfoo team has developed, implemented and delivered over 1,000 streaming media projects since 2006. The company's technology has powered some of the largest live media events on the Internet, from major music festivals to the British royal wedding.
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closed 12/16/2010 via BusinessWire

AOL LLC, acquired Pictela, Inc.

synopsis: AOL Inc. announced it has acquired Pictela, Inc., the provider of an award-winning global technology platform for serving and distributing high- definition brand content across online advertising and social media. The transaction brings further scale to AOL’s suite of premium advertising tools for advertisers, agencies and publishers.
buyer: AOL LLC (AOL:$2,569.00)
AOL Inc. is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL's business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. "
target: Pictela, Inc.
Pictela, Inc. provides a global platform for distributing high definition brand content and advertising. Pictela units support videos, photos, text and applications. Since forming in 2009, Pictela has experienced rapid growth with clients across Retail, CPG, Automotive, Travel and Entertainment.
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closed 12/20/2017 via PR Web

Evolphin Software, acquired WavePost, Inc.

synopsis: Evolphin Software, a leader in media production and collaboration, announced the acquisition of WavePost and the expansion of its platform to include a fully cloud-based SaaS collaboration service for video producers and their clients to share and review media. WavePost offers video hosting, branded presentations, file transfer and more.
buyer: Evolphin Software
Evolphin Software is a leader in media production and collaboration. Their core product, Zoom, plugs into the entire Adobe suite and sits atop all common storage, transcoders, and archival systems, allowing customers to use their own hardware and not worry about compatibility. "
target: WavePost, Inc.
WavePost is a fully cloud-based SaaS collaboration service for video producers and their clients to share and review media. WavePost offers an efficient combination of video hosting, branded presentations, file transfer, timecoded commenting, user rights management and more.
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closed 10/22/2015 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired S3 TV Technology Ltd.

synopsis: Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, has completed its acquisition of S3 TV Technology, a business unit of Dublin-headquartered S3 Group that delivers consultancy, automated testing, service monitoring and diagnostic solutions to video service providers globally.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$44,655.80)
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 336,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. "
target parent: S3 Group
target: S3 TV Technology Ltd.
S3 TV Technology works with many of the leading global video service providers to enhance the performance and service readiness of their video platforms, facilitating the creation of a continuous delivery model for the development and deployment of new services.
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closed 6/23/2010 via BusinessWire

RGB Networks, acquired RipCode, Inc.

synopsis: RGB Networks, the leader in network video processing, has acquired RipCode, Inc., a developer of solutions for mobile IP video. RGB will incorporate RipCode’s technology into its Video Multiprocessing Gateway (VMG), enabling video service providers to cost-effectively deliver services to their subscribers on TVs, PCs and mobile devices.
buyer: RGB Networks
RGB Networks enables video service providers to migrate to a three screen environment for the delivery of linear and on-demand video over managed and unmanaged IP networks. "
target: RipCode, Inc.
RipCode provides transcoding and video delivery solutions to providers of mobile, desktop and IPTV content. Their platform supports live and file-based transcoding applications – integrated with streaming, adaptive streaming, progressive download, and leading smart phone smooth delivery protocols.
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closed 9/15/2010 via Market Wire

Harmonic, Inc., acquired Omneon, Inc.

synopsis: Harmonic Inc., a leading provider of broadcast and on-demand video delivery solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Omneon, Inc., a leading provider of video production and playout solutions for many of the world's premier media companies.
buyer: Harmonic, Inc. (HLIT:$398.30)
Harmonic Inc. is redefining video delivery with the industry's most powerful solutions for delivering live and on-demand video to TVs, PCs and mobile devices. Harmonic's technical innovation and market leadership enable the company to offer a unique and comprehensive solution portfolio. "
target: Omneon, Inc.
Omneon Video Networks provides a cost-effective and scalable video server infrastructure for the professional broadcasting industry. Omneon Inc. offers customers in professional media organizations an open platform optimized for the production, transformation and distribution of digital media.
price ($mm)
$250
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$105
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closed 6/3/2020 via PR Newswire

Pavlov Media, acquired Singularity

synopsis: Pavlov Media, one of the nation's largest private providers of broadband services to student housing and multi-family real estate owners, has acquired Singularity, an IPTV software provider. The acquisition will enhance Pavlov Media's continued efforts to deliver content to customers in the most efficient and meaningful way.
buyer: Pavlov Media
Pavlov Media offers broadband, voice, and television services and operates municipal fiber networks connected to its national backbone network. The company specializes in private networks designed, constructed, and operated by a team of professionals from the multifamily real estate industry. "
target: Singularity
Singularity provides an IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) platform for operators in both the United States and abroad. The company's platform merges traditional TV, Video on Demand, and Gaming into a singular space that an operator can control, manage, and monetize.
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closed 9/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Vision247, acquired Synapse TV

synopsis: Broadcast services company Vision247 has taken control of Synapse TV, a technology and services company providing a unique and integrated solution for simultaneous over-the-top (OTT) delivery of linear and on-demand content to Freeview HD TVs and set-top boxes in the UK together with mobile and other Internet-connected devices.
buyer: Vision247
Vision 247 provides a full range of services for broadcasters, production companies and media owners to manage, deliver and monetize content. Their Online Video Platform provides powerful and reliable solutions to getting content to any connected device that customers want to view it on. "
target: Synapse TV
Synapse TV is a technology and services company providing a unique and integrated solution for simultaneous over-the-top (OTT) delivery of linear and on-demand content to Freeview HD TVs and set-top boxes in the UK together with mobile and other Internet-connected devices.
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announced 4/8/2013 via Reuters

Ericsson AB, will acquire Microsoft Mediaroom

synopsis: Telecom equipment maker Ericsson said it had struck a deal to buy Microsoft Corp's Mediaroom IPTV business, which makes software used by phone companies to deliver television over the Internet. The deal would make Ericsson, already the world's biggest mobile networks maker, the leading provider of IPTV with a 25 percent market share.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use our network equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. "
target parent: Microsoft Corporation
target: Microsoft Mediaroom
Microsoft Mediaroom is the world’s most deployed IPTV platform. Mediaroom-powered TV services are being offered by more than 40 of the world’s leading operators, delivering services to more than eleven million consumer households.
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announced 11/30/2016 via Company Press Release

Digiflare will be merged with Accedo,

synopsis: Accedo and Digiflare have announced a merger to create the world's leading video experience company. Digiflare is trusted by leading media and entertainment companies to build video apps that deliver the best experience for viewers across TV, mobile and tablet.
buyer: Accedo
Accedo is the market leading enabler of TV application solutions. Accedo provides applications, tools and services to media companies, consumer electronics and TV operators globally, to help them deliver the next-generation TV experience. "
target: Digiflare
Digiflare builds innovative video app experiences for today’s multi-screen world. Founded in 2008, Digiflare is trusted by leading media and entertainment companies to build video apps that deliver the best experience for viewers across TV, mobile and tablet.
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announced 5/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Permira, will purchase Service Provider Video Software Solutions from Cisco Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Permira, the global private equity firm, and Cisco announced that a company backed by the Permira Funds will acquire Cisco’s Service Provider Video Software Solutions (SPVSS) business. Cisco's SPVSS helps service providers, broadcasters, and media companies deliver new consumer experiences through innovations in cloud and virtualization.
buyer: Permira
Permira is a global investment firm that finds and backs successful businesses with ambition. Founded in 1985, the firm advises funds with a total committed capital of approximately €32 billion. "
seller: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$50,575.00)
The acquisition includes Cisco’s Service Provider Video Software Solutions (SPVSS) business. Cisco's SPVSS helps service providers, broadcasters, and media companies deliver new consumer experiences through innovations in cloud and virtualization.
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closed 7/31/2012 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired NDS Group Ltd.

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed the acquisition of NDS Group Ltd., a leading provider of video software and content security solutions that enable service providers and media companies to securely deliver and monetize new video experiences.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$50,575.00)
Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Dominating the market for Internet protocol-based networking equipment, Cisco provides routers and switches used to direct data, voice, and video traffic. "
target parent: Permira
target: NDS Group Ltd.
NDS Group Ltd. provides end-to-end software solutions for pay-TV operators, telcos, channels, and content providers globally. It offers open end-to-end digital TV and hybrid solutions; and NDS Infinite TV that delivers TV experience on various devices.
price ($mm)
$5,005
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$989
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$283
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closed 3/2/2011 via BusinessWire

D2 Technologies, Inc., acquired Webia Technologies

synopsis: D2 Technologies has acquired Webia Technologies through an all-stock transaction. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, with development centers in Taiwan and Shanghai, China, Webia was one of the first software vendors to introduce set-top box media player platforms based on Google’s Android™ OS.
buyer: D2 Technologies, Inc.
D2 Technologies is the recognized leader in converged IP communications for next-generation devices. Manufacturers and service providers rely on D2 software to deliver carrier-grade IP communications across any network, service and system for a broad range of fixed and mobile devices. "
target: Webia Technologies
Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, with development centers in Taiwan and Shanghai, China, Webia was one of the first software vendors to introduce set-top box media player platforms based on Google’s Android™ OS. Webia also unveiled the world’s first Android TV solution at Broadband Taiwan 2010.
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announced 7/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Evolution Digital LLC, will acquire i-Velozity LLC

synopsis: Evolution Digital LLC, a leading provider of digital solutions and next-generation hybrid IP/QAM set-top boxes, announced that it will acquire i-Velozity LLC. The company is a leading developer of innovative solutions for the cable television and Telco marketplace through the i-Velozity Video Platform.
buyer: Evolution Digital LLC
Evolution Digital is the leading provider of digital solutions and next-generation hybrid IP/QAM set-top boxes to the US and international cable marketplace. Following their mission of continually providing highly functioning, cost effective solutions, has led to their industry leadership position. "
target: i-Velozity LLC
i-Velozity enables a network operator with end-to-end multiscreen VOD solutions. Their video on-demand solution is implemented through the i-Velozity Video Platform, a proven video asset management and distribution system that enables their clients to deliver advanced multiscreen video solutions.
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announced 7/20/2015 via Company Press Release

Evolution Digital LLC, will acquire i-Velozity LLC

synopsis: Evolution Digital LLC, a leading provider of digital solutions and next-generation hybrid IP/QAM set-top boxes, announced that it will acquire i-Velozity LLC. The company is a leading developer of innovative solutions for the cable television and Telco marketplace through the i-Velozity Video Platform.
buyer: Evolution Digital LLC
Evolution Digital is the leading provider of digital solutions and next-generation hybrid IP/QAM set-top boxes to the US and international cable marketplace. Following their mission of continually providing highly functioning, cost effective solutions, has led to their industry leadership position. "
target: i-Velozity LLC
i-Velozity enables a network operator with end-to-end multiscreen VOD solutions. Their video on-demand solution is implemented through the i-Velozity Video Platform, a proven video asset management and distribution system that enables their clients to deliver advanced multiscreen video solutions.
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closed 4/19/2017 via Company Press Release

Telemisis Ltd. merged with Tioga Limited,

synopsis: Telemisis, one of the UK’s leading providers of advanced remote monitoring, control and Internet of Things solutions and Tioga Limited announced the creation of Tioga Group Limited. Formed through the merger of their combined assets, the new group has been created to accelerate international expansion and entry into new markets.
buyer: Tioga Limited
Founded in 1996, Tioga has developed into one of the UK’s leading privately owned Contract Electronic Manufacturers (CEM), offering a broad spectrum of electronic assembly, complete product manufacture and full turnkey solutions, providing wide-ranging expertise and exceptional service to customers."
target: Telemisis Ltd.
Telemisis, designs, develops and manufactures one of the most advanced remote monitoring, control and Internet of Things solutions to a range of industry sectors. The Telemisis team has experience in end-to-end solutions, including power source and manufacturing process, optimisation and control.
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announced 10/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Intel Corporation, will acquire Smart Edge

synopsis: Intel has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Smart Edge™ intelligent-edge platform business from Pivot Technology Solutions Inc., an IT infrastructure and service provider. Smart Edge is a cloud-native, scalable and secure platform for multi-access edge computing (MEC).
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$75,732.00)
Intel Corp. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of computer products and technologies. It delivers computer, networking, and communications platforms. "
target parent: Pivot Technology Solutions
target: Smart Edge
Smart Edge is a cloud-native, scalable and secure platform for multi-access edge computing (MEC). With Smart Edge, enterprises and communications service providers can enable cloud-like services closer to the user on the customer-premise or network edge.
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$27
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closed 4/26/2012 via Market Wire

Acme Packet, Inc., acquired IPTEGO GmbH

synopsis: Acme Packet®, the leader in session delivery networks, announced that it has acquired privately held IPTEGO GmbH. IPTEGO is a provider of software solutions that offer real-time, end-to-end communications network intelligence, voice and video operations monitoring, customer experience management and fraud prevention and detection.
buyer: Acme Packet, Inc. (APKT:$274.44)
Acme Packet, Inc., the leader in session delivery network solutions, enables the trusted, first-class delivery of next-generation voice, video, data and unified communications services and applications across IP networks. "
target: IPTEGO GmbH
IPTEGO GmbH develops and provides software and hardware appliances for the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) industry. The company offers PALLADION, a system for monitoring, managing, and controlling Session Initiation Protocol based networks.
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announced 5/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Genband will be merged with Sonus Networks, Inc.,

synopsis: Sonus Networks, Inc. and GENBAND announced a definitive agreement under which the two companies will merge under a newly formed holding company. GENBAND is a global leader in real-time communications software solutions for service providers, enterprises, independent software vendors, systems integrators and developers in over 80 countries.
buyer: Sonus Networks, Inc. (RBBN:$557.22)
Sonus brings the next generation of Cloud-based SIP and 4G/VoLTE solutions to its customers by enabling and securing mission critical traffic for VoIP, video, IM and online collaboration. "
target: Genband
GENBAND is a global leader in real-time communications software solutions for service providers, enterprises, independent software vendors, systems integrators and developers in over 80 countries. Kandy is its award-winning, disruptive real-time communications software development platform.
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closed 3/29/2017 via BusinessWire

InterTrust Technologies Corp., acquired Kiora Media

synopsis: Intertrust Technologies Corporation announced that it has acquired the assets of Kiora Media to expand the reach of its media distribution products. Founded in 2010, Kiora Media built a unique content distribution platform that allows service providers to reliably distribute media content in places with limited broadband infrastructures.
buyer: InterTrust Technologies Corp. (ITRU:$0.00)
Intertrust provides computing products and services to leading global corporations – from mobile and CE manufacturers and service providers to enterprise software platform companies. These products include digital rights management, software tamper resistance and privacy-driven data platforms. "
target: Kiora Media
Kiora provides a secure distribution platform for content providers to publish and deliver content to domains where Internet Bandwidth is inaccessible or sometimes unavailable. Their patented platform comes with a ready to deploy content appliance along with a publishing backend.
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announced 11/13/2012 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, will acquire Verivue, Inc.

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc. and Verivue announced that the two companies have signed a definitive agreement for Akamai to acquire Verivue. The acquisition is expected to complement Akamai's Aura Network Solutions and accelerate Akamai's time to market in providing a comprehensive, licensed content delivery network solution for network operators.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$2,794.57)
Akamai is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. Its Akamai Intelligent Platform™ provides extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise. "
target: Verivue, Inc.
Headquartered in Westford, MA, Verivue, Inc. develops and markets high-performance IP platforms that enable network operators to distribute, deliver and control enormous amounts of IP-based media traffic across a growing and diverse number of end devices.
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closed 9/13/2012 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, acquired FastSoft

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced that it has acquired FastSoft Inc., a provider of content acceleration software, in a cash transaction. The acquisition is expected to complement Akamai's cloud infrastructure solutions with technology for optimizing the throughput of video and other digital content across IP networks.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$2,794.57)
Akamai is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. Its Akamai Intelligent Platform™ provides extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise. "
target: FastSoft
FastSoft was launched in 2006 to commercialize ground-breaking network optimization technology called FastTCP™. FastSoft’s products increase website and web application performance, and speed the distribution of video and other digital content across the Internet.
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closed 5/25/2012 via BusinessWire

Dell, Inc., acquired Wyse Technology Inc.

synopsis: Dell announced it has completed its acquisition of Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing. The combination of Wyse’s capabilities with Dell’s existing desktop virtualization offerings position the company as the leader in the desktop virtualization, enabling it to offer true end-to-end IT solutions for customers and partners.
buyer: Dell, Inc. (DELL:$92,143.00)
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: Wyse Technology Inc.
Wyse Technology is the global leader in cloud client computing. The Wyse portfolio includes industry-leading thin, zero and cloud PC client solutions with advanced management, desktop virtualization and cloud software-supporting desktops, laptops and next-generation mobile devices.
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$375
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

Arista Networks, Inc., acquired Metamako

synopsis: Arista Networks, an industry leader in software driven cloud networking solutions for large datacenter and campus environments, today announced that it has acquired Metamako, a leader in low-latency, FPGA-enabled network solutions. 
buyer: Arista Networks, Inc. (ANET:$2,410.71)
Arista Networks pioneered software-driven, cognitive cloud networking for large-scale datacenter and campus environments. Arista's award-winning platforms redefine and deliver availability, agility, automation, analytics and security. "
target: Metamako
Metamako is a technology company that network devices, specialising in solutions for latency sensitive systems. The company’s product MetaConnect is a configurable layer 1 switch with a latency of just 4ns, making it almost undetectable.
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closed 8/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Blue Coat, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec, an information protection expert, announced that it has successfully completed its acquisition of Blue Coat. Blue Coat is the #1 market share leader and share gainer in Web Security with a widely recognized portfolio of integrated technologies.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
Symantec Corporation is an information protection expert that helps people, businesses and governments. Symantec operates one of the largest global data-intelligence networks, has provided leading security, backup and availability solutions for where vital information is stored, accessed and shared."
target parent: Bain Capital
target: Blue Coat, Inc.
Blue Coat is a leader in advanced enterprise security. Through the Blue Coat Security Platform, Blue Coat unites network, security and cloud, providing customers with maximum protection against threats, while minimizing impact on network performance and enabling cloud applications and services.
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closed 5/26/2015 via Market Wire

Bain Capital, acquired Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Blue Coat Systems, Inc. announced the completion of its previously reported acquisition by Bain Capital. Blue Coat is a leader in enterprise security, providing on-premise, hybrid and cloud-based solutions for protecting web connectivity, combating advanced threats and responding to security breaches.
buyer: Bain Capital
Bain Capital, LLC is a global private investment firm that manages several pools of capital including private equity, venture capital, public equity, credit products and absolute return with approximately $80 billion in assets under management. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat is a leader in enterprise security, providing on-premise, hybrid and cloud-based solutions for protecting web connectivity, combating advanced threats and responding to security breaches.
price ($mm)
$2,400
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/15/2012 via Company Press Release

Teachers Private Capital, Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, has completed the acquisition of Blue Coat Systems, a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Blue Coat provides products to more than 15,000 customers worldwide, including 88 percent of the Fortune® Global 500.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Teachers Private Capital
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: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat Systems is a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions. Blue Coat offers solutions that provide the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,146 [$863]
rev ($mm)
$467
EBITDA ($mm)
$67
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
13.3x
closed 6/8/2018 via BusinessWire

LiveAction, acquired Savvius, Inc.

synopsis: LiveAction, a visionary provider of IT network management, visualization, and analytics software has acquired Savvius, a leading provider of packet-capture and analytics appliances and forensic software solutions. Savvius Omnipeek software and WiFi solutions have become trusted standards for network management in data centers and enterprises.
buyer: LiveAction
LiveAction develops IT visibility, analytics and diagnostic solutions designed to simplify network management. Their two platforms, LiveNX (Network Experience) and LiveSP (Service Provider Experience) were each built by team experts to focus on delivering key functionality to their users. "
target: Savvius, Inc.
Savvius is a leader in packet intelligence for network forensics. Savvius sets the standard for real-time, actionable network visibility with powerful software and appliance products relied on by leading enterprises around the globe.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

IT Glue, acquired Cenersys, LLC

synopsis: IT Glue has acquired Cenersys, an upstart maker of network intelligence software led by Kaseya veteran Mike Sanders. Cenersys is a cloud-managed, appliance-based network monitoring solution. Designed specifically for Managed Services Providers, Cenersys allows partners to get “complete visibility of their clients’ networks,” the company says.
buyer: IT Glue
Founded in 2013, IT Glue offers a secure and flexible IT documentation platform that significantly increases the operating efficiency of MSPs by centralizing all documentation needs, resulting in quicker response time, increased control and higher margins. "
target: Cenersys, LLC
Cenersys is an upstart maker of network intelligence software led by Kaseya veteran Mike Sanders. Founded in 2016, Cenersys is a cloud-managed, appliance-based network monitoring solution. Cenersys allows partners to get complete visibility of their clients’ networks.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 6/4/2012 via Market Wire

Ixia, acquired Anue Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Ixia, a leading, global provider of converged IP and wireless network test solutions, announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Anue Systems, Inc., a leading developer of network visibility solutions. Anue Systems, Inc. helps network engineers and scientists monitor and test complicated networks.
buyer: Ixia (XXIA:$495.16)
Network equipment manufacturers, service providers, enterprises and government agencies use Ixia's industry-leading test and simulation platforms to design and validate a broad range of wired, Wi-Fi and 3G/LTE networking equipment and networks. "
target: Anue Systems, Inc.
Anue Systems, Inc. helps network engineers and scientists monitor and test complicated networks. The Anue Systems Net Tool Optimizer™ provides complete network visibility into physical and virtual networks, improves network security and optimizes monitoring tool efficiency.
price ($mm)
$131
rev ($mm)
$48
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/15/2014 via PR Newswire

Harris Broadcast, acquired Imagine Communications

synopsis: Harris Broadcast, a market share leader of content management and network infrastructure solutions, announced it has completed the acquisition of Imagine Communications, a leading innovator in digital video solutions that deliver bandwidth-efficient services with optimum video quality.
buyer parent: Gores Group, LLC
buyer: Harris Broadcast
Harris Broadcast has been an innovator of market-leading media, playout, networking and transmission technology serving the world's most prestigious broadcasters, communications service providers, governments and enterprises across 140 countries. "
target: Imagine Communications
Imagine Communications is a leading innovator in digital video solutions, enabling content providers and system operators to deliver bandwidth-intensive services with optimum video quality and Quality of Experience (QoE).
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners Management LLC, will acquire Bomgar Corporation

synopsis: Francisco Partners, a leading technology-focused private equity firm, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Bomgar, a leader in secure access solutions, from Thoma Bravo. Bomgar’s secure access solutions enable customers to access and protect endpoints and defend privileged credentials, in order to fight cyber threats.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global private equity firm, which specializes in investments in technology and technology-enabled services businesses. Since its launch, Francisco Partners has become one of the most active and longstanding investors in the technology industry. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Bomgar Corporation
Bomgar’s secure access solutions enable customers to support people, access and protect endpoints, and defend privileged credentials, in order to fight cyber threats and speed business performance. Organizations use Bomgar to deliver support services and reduce threats to valuable data and systems.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Barracuda Networks

synopsis: Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, announced that it has been acquired by leading private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo, LLC. in an all-cash transaction.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software & technology-enabled services sectors. They implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives & make accretive acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue & earnings, with the goal of increasing the business’ value. "
target: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda simplifies IT with cloud-enabled solutions that empower customers to protect their networks, applications and data, regardless of where they reside. These easy-to-use and affordable solutions are delivered in appliance, virtual appliance, cloud and hybrid deployment configurations.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,587 [$1,380]
rev ($mm)
$367
EBITDA ($mm)
$33
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
43.1x
closed 7/27/2017 via PR Newswire

Hive-IO, acquired Atlantis Computing

synopsis: Hive-IO, a fast-emerging leader in software-defined infrastructure, announced it has acquired certain assets of Atlantis Computing. Atlantis Computing offers the industry’s most flexible and powerful Software-Defined Storage (SDS) platform delivered both as an all software solution and as a flash-based, hyperconverged appliance.
buyer: Hive-IO
Hive-IO is an infrastructure innovation company that delivers the power, value and agility of the public cloud with all the security, control and governance of the private cloud. "
target: Atlantis Computing
Atlantis Computing offers the industry’s most flexible and powerful Software-Defined Storage (SDS) platform delivered both as an all software solution and as a flash-based, hyperconverged appliance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/19/2017 via Market Wire

StorageCraft, acquired Exablox Corporation

synopsis: StorageCraft, a provider of backup and recovery solutions, has announced the acquisition of Exablox, a provider of NAS storage solutions. This acquisition provides the current and future customers of the combined firm with a complete and competitive family of enterprise products for analyzing, protecting, & storing information.
buyer: StorageCraft
StorageCraft Technology Corporation, a software company, develops and provides disk-based backup, disaster recovery, system migration, data protection, and security solutions for servers, desktops, and laptops. The company was founded in 2004 and is based on Draper, UT. "
target: Exablox Corporation
Exablox produces flash and HDD based scale-out NAS storage solutions using an innovative object storage architecture. Exablox's customers include top Fortune 500 companies, prestigious research and educational institutions, leading technology innovators, and government entities.
price ($mm)
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