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closed 6/29/2017 via BusinessWire

Sonatype, Inc., acquired Vor Security

synopsis: Sonatype, a leader in software supply chain automation, announced that it has acquired Vor Security, a company that is behind the OSS Index, an innovative and free online index of known open source software vulnerabilities.
buyer: Sonatype, Inc.
Sonatype is the leading provider of DevOps-native tools to automate modern software supply chains. As the creators of Apache Maven, the Central Repository, and Nexus Repository, Sonatype pioneered componentized software development and has a rich history of supporting open source innovation. "
target: Vor Security
Vor Security is behind the OSS Index, an innovative and free online index of known open source software vulnerabilities. Today, the index contains more than 2.1 million packages and detailed information on more than 120,000 vulnerabilities across an array of open source ecosystems.
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closed 6/13/2013 via Market Wire

WANdisco, Inc., acquired TortoiseSVN.net

synopsis: WANdisco acquired TortoiseSVN.net, the website for TortoiseSVN, the award-winning open source Subversion client software for Windows with millions of users. TortoiseSVN is an award-winning Subversion client, a free software, implemented as a Microsoft Windows shell extension. It can be integrated into Microsoft Visual Studio.
buyer: WANdisco, Inc. (WANSF:$8.01)
WANdisco (Wide Area Network Distributed Computing) is a provider of enterprise-ready, non-stop software solutions that enable globally distributed organizations to meet today’s data challenges of secure storage, scalability and availability. "
target: TortoiseSVN.net
TortoiseSVN.net, the website for TortoiseSVN, the award-winning open source Subversion client software for Windows with millions of users. TortoiseSVN.net attracts over 500,000 unique visitors each month and supports over five million downloads each year.
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closed 7/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

UpGrad, acquired CohortPlus

synopsis: upGrad, an online higher education platform, has acqui-hired CohortPlus, an online community for product managers and data science enthusiasts. CohortPlus enables members to post questions and get various perspectives from industry professionals. They can also seek assistance for job interviews on the platform.
buyer: UpGrad
UpGrad is an online higher education platform providing rigorous industry relevant programs designed and delivered in collaboration with world-class faculty and industry. Merging the latest technology, pedagogy and services, UpGrad is creating an immersive learning experience – anytime and anywhere."
target: CohortPlus
CohortPlus is an online community for product managers and data science enthusiasts. CohortPlus enables members to post questions and get various perspectives from industry professionals. They can also seek assistance for job interviews on the platform.
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closed 4/23/2013 via Market Wire

MuleSoft, acquired ProgrammableWeb.com

synopsis: MuleSoft, provider of the world's most widely used integration platform to connect the New Enterprise, announced that it has acquired ProgrammableWeb, the popular online destination used by developers worldwide to help build Web, mobile and other connected applications through APIs.
buyer: MuleSoft
MuleSoft provides the most widely used integration platform to connect any application, data service or API, across the cloud and on-premise continuum. MuleSoft's Anypoint Platform combines Mule ESB, CloudHub and Anypoint Connectors with capabilities for API creation, publishing and management. "
target parent: Alcatel-Lucent
target: ProgrammableWeb.com
ProgrammableWeb is the leading online destination dedicated to mashups, APIs and the Web as a development platform. Founded in 2005, ProgrammableWeb offers the Internet's largest directory of Web 2.0 APIs and mashups.
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closed 2/13/2013 via PR Web

Montclair Advisors, acquired DreamSimplicity, Inc.

synopsis: Montclair Advisors, a leading provider of strategic Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions, announced the acquisition of DreamSimplicity, the leading social site for software professionals, technology investors and SaaS enthusiasts to learn about the SaaS industry, share ideas and view thousands of original videos created by DreamSimplicity.
buyer: Montclair Advisors
Montclair Advisors provides personalized Software-as-a-Service advisory services designed to help SaaS-based and non-SaaS-based software companies to optimize their business models, improve revenues, control costs and deliver world-class software. "
target: DreamSimplicity, Inc.
DreamSimplicity is a virtual community and marketplace directory for business applications and the industry professionals that deliver them.
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closed 9/1/2015 via Market Wire

iMiller Public Relations, acquired Data Center POST

synopsis: iMiller Public Relations, a public relations and marketing consulting firm, announced the acquisition of Data Center POST, an online content and resource channel aimed at educating the data center community through timely, relevant content focused on cloud computing, virtualization, security, storage, and data center management and design.
buyer: iMiller Public Relations
iMiller Public Relations is a public relations and marketing consulting firm that works with global telecom and technology companies. Their services include: Strategic Media Relations, Digital Marketing, Product Marketing, Social Media, Event Planning, Creative and Content Development, and more. "
target: Data Center POST
Data Center Post offers timely, relevant information to IT and data center managers that work in enterprise data centers. Their daily posts are contributed by senior IT and business executives, and other industry experts.
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closed 10/5/2010 via PR Newswire

Black Duck Software, Inc., acquired Ohloh Corporation

synopsis: Black Duck Software, the leading global provider of products and services for accelerating software development through the managed use of open source software, announced that it has acquired Ohloh.net from Geeknet, Inc.
buyer parent: Flagship Ventures
buyer: Black Duck Software, Inc.
Black Duck Software is the leading provider of products and services for automating the management, governance and secure use of open source software, at enterprise scale, in a multi-source development process. "
target parent: Geeknet, Inc.
target: Ohloh Corporation
Ohloh, based in Bellevue, Washington, is a leading directory of open source projects and a market leader for data services about open source software development.
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closed 1/26/2015 via BusinessWire

Pluralsight, acquired Code School

synopsis: Pluralsight, a global leader in online training for technology professionals, announced the acquisition of Code School, an online learn-to-code destination. Founded in 2011, Code School is an online learning destination for existing and aspiring developers that teaches through entertaining content.
buyer: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$252.00)
Pluralsight is the leader in online learning for professional software developers, IT specialists and creative technologists. As the world’s largest curated professional development platform for professionals, the company offers instant access to more than 3,700 courses authored by top experts. "
target: Code School
Code School is an online learning destination with nearly 40 courses covering JavaScript, HTML/CSS, Ruby and iOS. Code School pairs experienced instructors with meticulously produced, high-quality content that’s been inspired by its community and network of partners.
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$36
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closed 2/6/2012 via GlobeNewswire

QuinStreet, Inc., acquired Ziff Davis Enterprise Group

synopsis: QuinStreet, Inc. announced the purchase of certain Ziff Davis Enterprise media assets. The assets acquired include websites eWeek.com, CIOInsight.com, Baseline.com, ChannelInsider.com and WebBuyersGuide.com, among others, and one of the largest email and telephone subscriber databases in the business to business (B2B) technology space.
buyer: QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST:$444.71)
QuinStreet, Inc. is one of the largest Internet marketing and media companies in the world. QuinStreet is committed to providing consumers and businesses with the information they need to research, find and select the products, services and brands that meet their needs. "
target parent: Bessemer Venture Partners
target: Ziff Davis Enterprise Group
Ziff Davis Enterprise, Inc. is B2B technology’s trusted information resource. Millions of technology buyers rely on its brands for relevant, objective content to identify the right solutions for their organizations.
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$17
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closed 8/2/2007 via BNC Analysis

Insight Venture Partners, acquired The Enterprise Group

synopsis: Ziff Davis Media Inc. has completed the sale of its Enterprise Group assets to Insight Venture Partners. The deal was valued at approximately $150 million in cash, plus a potential earn-out of up to $10 million. The Enterprise Group produces online content, lead generation services, events and publications serving the tech industry.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Insight Venture Partners is the fastest-growing venture capital firm specializing in software and the Internet. The team is composed of experienced investors and operating executives, and a capital base of $3 billion to support the companies in which they invest. "
target parent: Willis Stein & Partners
target: The Enterprise Group
The Ziff Davis Enterprise Group produces online content, lead generation services, events and publications serving the tech industry, including: Online properties eweek.com, webbuyersguide.com, cioinsight.com, baselinemag.com, microsoft-watch.com, channelinsider.com and deviceforge.com.
price ($mm)
$133
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$80
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$12
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13.1x
closed 7/25/2013 via BusinessWire

Pluralsight, acquired PeepCode

synopsis: Online training platform Pluralsight is making a decisive foray into the open-source coding movement by acquiring Seattle-based PeepCode, the leading training resource for professional open-source developers. PeepCode Screencasts are the leading open-source training resource for hardcore professional Web developers and designers.
buyer: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$252.00)
Pluralsight was founded in 2004 as a classroom training company. They shifted to an online training experience, which allowed them to offer high-quality training at a low price point. They offer year-round education, with more insight, at a relaxed pace, at the exact time it is needed. "
target: PeepCode
PeepCode Screencasts are the leading open-source training resource for hardcore professional Web developers and designers. Since its founding in 2006, PeepCode has been a leading resource for education in Ruby, JavaScript, Ruby on Rails, Node and Git.
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closed 7/4/2018 via PR Newswire

JotForm, acquired Noupe

synopsis: JotForm, a leading online form builder and data collection tool, announced today that it has acquired Noupe, a media outlet dedicated to designer and web developer news. Popular categories include CSS, Ajax, JavaScript, web design, graphics, typography, advertising and more.
buyer: JotForm
JotForm has grown to be the leading online form creation software, with millions of users around the world and over 100 employees. Clients can find JotForm all over the web, powering application forms, registration forms, website contact forms, order forms, feedback forms, and more. "
target: Noupe
Founded in Germany, Noupe is a media outlet that publishes content focused on designer and web developer topics. Noupe is now a full-fledged website where multi-level designers and web developers can get information on latest news and relevant topics in their field.
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closed 5/31/2019 via Company Press Release

MyMobileLyfe, LLC, acquired Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC

synopsis: MyMobileLyfe, LLC has acquired Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC, publisher of the popular website atlantatechblogs.com. With a focus on tech startups, Atlanta Tech Blogs curates posts from over 300 blogs via its website. Atlanta Tech Blogs is the region’s leading technology industry-focused digital platform for user-generated content.
buyer: MyMobileLyfe, LLC
MyMobileLyfe, LLC is a digital marketing and advertising agency whose products help businesses target relevant audiences and optimize promotional strategies. With MyMobileLyfe's search, display, retargeting, and live chat tools, ad buyers can reach customers across multiple channels and networks. "
target: Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC
Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC is the publisher of the popular website atlantatechblogs.com. The company is the region’s leading technology industry-focused digital platform for user-generated content. Focusing on tech startups, Atlanta Tech Blogs curates posts from over 300 blogs via its website.
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closed 11/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

eLearnSecurity, acquired The Ethical Hacker Network

synopsis: eLearnSecurity, one of the world's most trusted authorities for IT security training, announced that it has acquired The Ethical Hacker Network (EH-Net), a free online magazine for IT security professionals. Founded in 2005, The Ethical Hacker Network is recognized as one of the most respected and widely-read sources in the IT security industry.
buyer: eLearnSecurity
Based in Santa Clara, CA, eLearnSecurity trains individuals seeking to advance their careers in IT security as well as assists corporate organizations in keeping their IT security teams informed and prepared for the most current, ever-changing sophisticated cyber threats. "
target: The Ethical Hacker Network
The Ethical Hacker Network (EH-Net) is a free online magazine for IT security professionals. Founded in 2005, The Ethical Hacker Network is recognized as one of the most respected and widely-read sources in the IT security industry.
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closed 8/5/2019 via Company Press Release

CyberRisk Alliance, acquired SC Media

synopsis: CyberRisk Alliance (“CRA”), a business intelligence company serving the cybersecurity and information risk management marketplace, has acquired SC Media, a digital information and event company serving cybersecurity executives and other business professionals, from Haymarket Media, Inc.
buyer parent: Growth Catalyst Partners
buyer: CyberRisk Alliance
CyberRisk Alliance invests in businesses serving the cybersecurity and information risk management marketplace. The company brings together leading brands and is comprised of a diversified portfolio of business information products. "
target parent: Haymarket Group Limited
target: SC Media
SC Media is cybersecurity. For 30 years, the award-winning journalistic brand, website, conference group, resource library and publication has furnished cybersecurity executives and other business leaders with the most timely, independent news.
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closed 10/31/2013 via BusinessWire

Pluralsight, acquired Tekpub

synopsis: Online training platform Pluralsight announced a significant addition to its developer offering with its purchase of Tekpub, a leading provider of high-quality technical screencasts for programmers. The acquisition further establishes Pluralsight as a premier training hub for software developers and IT administrators.
buyer: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$252.00)
Pluralsight was founded in 2004 as a classroom training company. They shifted to an online training experience, which allowed them to offer high-quality training at a low price point. They offer year-round education, with more insight, at a relaxed pace, at the exact time it is needed. "
target: Tekpub
Tekpub is a premium screencast provider for tech professionals, offering training in C#, jQuery, ASP.NET, Git, Rails and other essential developer tools. Tekpub has become one of the most influential training resources in the developer community.
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closed 10/15/2019 via GlobeNewswire

HumanEyes Technologies, acquired How To Create VR

synopsis: HumanEyes Technologies, a leading 3D-Virtual Reality holistic solutions developer, announced it has acquired HowToCreateVR.com, one of the world’s leading content repositories for Virtual Reality developers and content creators.
buyer: HumanEyes Technologies
HumanEyes Technologies Ltd (HET) is an innovative, R&D powerhouse, providing holistic 3D-Virtual Reality development and system solutions. They are headquartered in Israel with offices in the U.S. "
target: How To Create VR
HowToCreateVR.com is one of the world’s leading content repositories for Virtual Reality developers and content creators. With hundreds of high-quality tutorials, webinars and podcasts, the site educates and informs its VR creator community on a vast array of tools, technologies, and techniques.
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closed 10/6/2015 via BusinessWire

SDxCentral, acquired The Rayno Report

synopsis: SDxCentral, a digital media platform that exclusively covers the B2B IT infrastructure market and focuses on next-generation technologies, announced its acquisition of The Rayno Report, a news and analysis site on innovation and investment in the connected world.
buyer: SDxCentral
SDxCentral is the leading centralized source of news and resources covering Software-Defined Everything (SDx), SDN, NFV, cloud and virtualization infrastructure. These new technologies and approaches have the potential to change the way infrastructure is designed, built, purchased and consumed. "
target: The Rayno Report
The Rayno Report is a news and analysis site on innovation and investment in the connected world. The content and research services are distributed to millions of technology thought leaders who visit the website directly, or via email, social media, and distribution with partners.
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closed 4/27/2011 via BusinessWire

TechTarget, Inc., acquired ComputerWeekly

synopsis: Technology media company TechTarget, Inc. has announced it has completed the acquisition of the websites, product offerings, and events associated with Computer Weekly and its sister channel-targeted brand, MicroScope. ComputerWeekly is a magazine and online destination for senior IT decision-making professionals.
buyer: TechTarget, Inc. (TTGT:$105.50)
TechTarget, an online technology media company, provides editorial and vendor-sponsored content to fulfill the needs of tech pros looking for in-depth coverage of technology topics throughout their buying process and positions the company to meet the needs of technology marketers. "
target parent: Reed Elsevier
target: ComputerWeekly
Computer Weekly is a magazine and online destination for senior IT decision-making professionals. It is dedicated to providing IT professionals with the best information, the best knowledge and the best range of solutions that will enable them to succeed in the industry.
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$2.00
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closed 5/18/2006 via BusinessWire

TechTarget, acquired 2020software.com

synopsis: Information technology (IT) media company TechTarget announced today it has acquired Los Angeles-based 20/20 Software, operator of the web site 2020software.com. TechTarget will operate 2020software.com as a separate site within the TechTarget network of media for targeted communities of IT buyers and decision-makers.
buyer: TechTarget (TTGT:$105.50)
TechTarget, a leading online technology media company, gives technology providers ROI-focused marketing programs to generate leads, shorten sales cycles, and grow revenues. "
target: 2020software.com
2020software.com is the only site focused on providing detailed feature-comparison information and access to trial software for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) seeking trial versions of CRM, ERP, accounting, human resources, salesforce-automation and other business software.
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closed 6/29/2017 via BusinessWire

Sonatype, Inc., acquired Vor Security

synopsis: Sonatype, a leader in software supply chain automation, announced that it has acquired Vor Security, a company that is behind the OSS Index, an innovative and free online index of known open source software vulnerabilities.
buyer: Sonatype, Inc.
Sonatype is the leading provider of DevOps-native tools to automate modern software supply chains. As the creators of Apache Maven, the Central Repository, and Nexus Repository, Sonatype pioneered componentized software development and has a rich history of supporting open source innovation. "
target: Vor Security
Vor Security is behind the OSS Index, an innovative and free online index of known open source software vulnerabilities. Today, the index contains more than 2.1 million packages and detailed information on more than 120,000 vulnerabilities across an array of open source ecosystems.
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closed 6/29/2017 via BusinessWire

Sonatype, Inc., acquired Vor Security

synopsis: Sonatype, a leader in software supply chain automation, announced that it has acquired Vor Security, a company that is behind the OSS Index, an innovative and free online index of known open source software vulnerabilities.
buyer: Sonatype, Inc.
Sonatype is the leading provider of DevOps-native tools to automate modern software supply chains. As the creators of Apache Maven, the Central Repository, and Nexus Repository, Sonatype pioneered componentized software development and has a rich history of supporting open source innovation. "
target: Vor Security
Vor Security is behind the OSS Index, an innovative and free online index of known open source software vulnerabilities. Today, the index contains more than 2.1 million packages and detailed information on more than 120,000 vulnerabilities across an array of open source ecosystems.
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closed 4/26/2017 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Visual Studio, acquired Open Build Service

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Open Build Service, an open and complete distribution development platform designed to encourage developers to compile packages for multiple Linux distributions, and become part of Visual Studio, a suite of programs offering developer tools for computer programmers, called an integrated development environment (IDE).
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: Microsoft Visual Studio
Microsoft Visual Studio is a suite of programs offering developer tools for computer programmers, called an integrated development environment (IDE). The suite offers a variety of editors, options, and controls for designing programs. "
target parent: Micro Focus International Limited
target: Open Build Service
The Open Build Service is a generic system to build and distribute binary packages from sources in an automatic, consistent and reproducible way. Users can release packages as well as updates, add-ons and entire distributions for a wide range of operating systems and hardware architectures.
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announced 4/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire Deis, Inc

synopsis: Microsoft, the worldwide leader in software, is acquiring Deis, an open-source software company that helps businesses build and operate massive online applications atop cloud services. Deis is based in San Francisco.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. "
target: Deis, Inc
Deis is an Open Source company building tools for the Kubernetes ecosystem such as Helm and Workflow. Deis Workflow helps developers and operators easily deploy and scale their applications across public clouds, private clouds, and bare metal.
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closed 5/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

Airbnb, acquired Deco Software Inc.

synopsis: Airbnb, the peer-to-peer marketplace that started with accommodation rentals but has now expanded to other travel services, has acquired Deco Software, a company that builds the next generation of tools for mobile app developers. They offer an integrated development environment for building react native apps.
buyer: Airbnb
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. "
target: Deco Software Inc.
Deco Software builds the next generation of tools for mobile app developers. They offer an integrated development environment for building react native apps. They are based in San Francisco, CA.
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closed 1/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Smile SA, acquired SensioLabs

synopsis: Smile, the leading integrator and outsourcer of open source solutions in Europe, has acquired a majority stake in SensioLabs, a France-based open source software & SaaS editor. SensioLabs' Symfony allows users to build a custom framework based on their needs and reuse developed features from other projects.
buyer parent: Eurazeo
buyer: Smile SA
Smile is the leading integrator and outsourcer of open source solutions in Europe. Smile offers 4 vertical ranges that complement its services, combining superior technical and business expertise: Digital and E-Business, Business Apps, Embedded Systems and the Internet of things, and Infrastructure."
target: SensioLabs
SensioLabs is a France-based open source software & SaaS editor. Their open-source products include Symfony, Twig, Silex, and Swift Mailer. Symfony allows users to build a custom framework based on their needs and reuse developed features from other projects.
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closed 10/21/2015 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Fastlane

synopsis: Twitter, a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time, has acquired Fastlane, a set of tools that has found a lot of popularity with iPhone developers as an easy way to constantly test and update their apps.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,295.22)
Twitter is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. By developing a fundamentally new way for people to create, distribute and discover content, they have democratized content creation and distribution, enabling any voice to echo around the world instantly. "
target: Fastlane
Fastlane is a set of tools that has found a lot of popularity with iPhone developers as an easy way to constantly test and update their apps. Fastlane helps developers ship more apps, faster.
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closed 5/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

F5 Networks Inc., acquired NGINX Inc.

synopsis: F5, the global leader in multi-cloud application services, has completed the acquisition of NGINX, an open source leader in application delivery. NGINX, Inc. is the company behind the popular open source project trusted by more than 375 million sites. They offer a suite of technologies for developing and delivering modern applications.
buyer: F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV:$2,181.99)
F5 provides solutions for an application world. They help organizations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, and software defined networking deployments to successfully deliver applications to anyone, anywhere, at any time. "
target: NGINX Inc.
NGINX, Inc. is the company behind the popular open source project trusted by more than 375 million sites. They offer a suite of technologies for developing and delivering modern applications.
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$670
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closed 8/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, acquired jClarity

synopsis: Microsoft announced it is acquiring jClarity, a company that provides software performance analytics and tuning, driven by machine learning, designed to solve Java performance problems in cloud and desktop environments.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: jClarity
jClarity provides software performance analytics and tuning, driven by machine learning, designed to solve Java performance problems in cloud and desktop environments.
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closed 2/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

Jfrog, acquired Shippable

synopsis: JFrog, the leading universal solution for the management and distribution of software binaries, has acquired Shippable, an assembly line platform for DevOps. Shippable helps software organizations automate CI/CD and DevOps activities and create streamlined workflows across teams and tools.
buyer: Jfrog
JFrog is the leading universal solution for the management and distribution of software binaries. JFrog empowers developers to code high-quality applications that securely flow to end-users with zero downtime. JFrog's products are available as open-source, on-premise, and in the cloud. "
target: Shippable
Shippable is an assembly line platform for DevOps. Shippable helps software organizations automate CI/CD and DevOps activities and create streamlined workflows across teams and tools. Shippable helps users accelerate software releases and provides complete visibility across their DevOps workflows.
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closed 2/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Dassault Systemes SA, acquired Argosim SA

synopsis: Dassault Systèmes, a French multinational software company, has acquired Argosim, a French provider of software tools for the validation of real-time embedded systems. Argosim's STIMULUS solution enables system architects to simulate requirements and to detect incorrect, missing, or conflicting requirements before they begin designing systems.
buyer: Dassault Systemes SA (ENXTPA:DSY:$4,052.43)
Based in France, Dassault Systèmes provides clients with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. They foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. "
target: Argosim SA
Argosim is a French provider of software tools for the validation of real-time embedded systems. Argosim's STIMULUS solution enables system architects to simulate requirements and to detect ambiguous, incorrect, missing, or conflicting requirements before they begin designing systems.
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closed 10/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

New Relic, Inc, acquired CoScale NV

synopsis: New Relic Inc., a software analytics company, has acquired CoScale NV, a Belgium-based provider of monitoring software for containers and microservices. CoScale's platform provides automated anomaly detection and contextual insights, allowing their clients to act proactively on performance changes that impact their end users or bottom line.
buyer: New Relic, Inc (NEWR:$512.01)
New Relic is a software analytics company that provides deep performance analytics for every part of the software environment. Their SaaS platform allows users to easily view and analyze massive amounts of data, and gain actionable insights in real-time. "
target: CoScale NV
CoScale is a Belgium-based provider of monitoring software for containers and microservices. CoScale's platform provides automated anomaly detection and contextual insights, allowing their clients to act proactively on performance changes that impact their end users or bottom line.
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closed 8/2/2018 via BusinessWire

Idera, acquired Whole Tomato Software

synopsis: Idera, Inc., parent company of global B2B software productivity brands, announced the acquisition of Whole Tomato, the developer of the Visual Assist productivity tool for C++ developers in Visual Studio.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: Idera
Idera delivers B2B software productivity tools that enable technical users to do more with less, faster. Idera brands span three divisions – Database Tools, Developer Tools, and Test Management Tools – with products that are evangelized by millions of community members. "
target: Whole Tomato Software
Whole Tomato Software delivers productivity tools for C++ and C# development, including one of the most popular plug-ins for Microsoft Visual Studio, Visual Assist. Visual Assist fills gaps in the coding experience of Visual Studio, making a great IDE a phenomenal IDE.
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closed 11/29/2017 via PR Newswire

Rogue Wave Software, Inc., acquired ZeroTurnaround

synopsis: Rogue Wave Software, a provider of software development tools for mission-critical applications, has acquired ZeroTurnaround. ZeroTurnaround makes revolutionary tools for developing quality software faster. ZeroTurnaround is transforming how software is created, enabling development teams to build, test and inspect their applications better.
buyer: Rogue Wave Software, Inc.
Rogue Wave provides software development tools for mission-critical applications. Rogue Wave’s trusted solutions address the growing complexity of building great software, and accelerates the value gained from code across the enterprise. "
target: ZeroTurnaround
ZeroTurnaround makes revolutionary tools for developing quality software faster. With its award-winning JRebel and XRebel products, ZeroTurnaround is transforming how software is created, enabling development teams to build, test and inspect their applications better.
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closed 12/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Black Duck Software, Inc.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. has completed its acquisition of Black Duck Software, a privately held leader in automated solutions for securing and managing open source software. Black Duck's industry-leading products automate the process of identifying and inventorying the open source code, detecting known security vulnerabilities and license compliance issues.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target: Black Duck Software, Inc.
Organizations worldwide use Black Duck Software's industry-leading products to automate the processes of securing and managing open source software, eliminating the pain related to security vulnerabilities, open source license compliance and operational risk.
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closed 11/17/2016 via PR Newswire

Jfrog, acquired Conan

synopsis: JFrog, the leading DevOps accelerator, has announced the acquisition of Conan, the fast-growing open source C/C++ package manager. The acquisition represents a strategic move by the company to expand the functionality of its platform of DevOps tools, and to support one of the most significant programming languages available.
buyer: Jfrog
With more than 3,000 customers, 60,000 open source installations and millions of users globally, JFrog is the leading universal solution for software management and distribution for all DevOps needs. "
target: Conan
Conan is a C/C++ package manager that provides a model that reduces the binary compatibility problem while simultaneously supporting all major systems.
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closed 6/22/2012 via Market Wire

Quotium Technologies, acquired Seeker Security Ltd.

synopsis: Quotium Technologies announced that it will increase its holding to 100% in Seeker Security. The two companies have been working together to develop Seeker, an automated solution for guaranteeing application security. Seeker is an innovative solution developed to identify security flaws from the very beginning of the application development cycle.
buyer: Quotium Technologies
Quotium Technologies is a specialist in the development of innovative software solutions to guarantee the security and functionality of business-critical applications throughout their lifecycle. Quotium considers that business applications are an important company asset. "
target: Seeker Security Ltd.
Seeker Security Ltd. is a new-generation application vulnerability testing solution that identifies, demonstrates and mitigates critical application business risks. It uses groundbreaking technology to identify vulnerabilities which pose a real threat.
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closed 3/14/2012 via PR Newswire

PathScale Inc., purchased PathScale Intellectual Property and Assets from Cray Inc.

synopsis: Global leader in compiler technology PathScale announced that it has acquired the PathScale assets from Cray Inc. PathScale Inc. develops software and hardware solutions to accelerate the performance of computer systems.
buyer: PathScale Inc.
PathScale Inc. develops software and hardware solutions to accelerate the performance of computer systems. The company's products include InfiniPath InfiniBand Adapters and EKOPath Compiler Suites are designed to improve performance and application scaling in Linux clusters. "
seller: Cray Inc. (CRAY:$236.05)
Cray Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, marketing, and service of high-performance computing (HPC) systems, known as supercomputers. Cray provides its products and services to government agencies, academic institutions, and commercial entities worldwide.
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closed 1/10/2012 via BusinessWire

SofCheck, Inc. merged with AdaCore,

synopsis: AdaCore, a leading supplier of Ada development tools and support services, announced a merger with SofCheck, Inc., a Lexington, Massachusetts-based automated software quality (ASQ) company. AdaCore and SofCheck personnel share a long and direct involvement in the design of the Ada programming language.
buyer: AdaCore
Founded in 1994, AdaCore is the leading provider of commercial software solutions for Ada, a state-of-the-art programming language designed for large, long-lived applications where safety, security, and reliability are critical. "
target: SofCheck, Inc.
Founded by a team of internationally recognized leaders in the development of programming languages and compiler technology, SofCheck has focused principally on the automated software quality (ASQ) domain for its products and services.
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closed 10/6/2011 via BusinessWire

Bitbucket, acquired SourceTree

synopsis: Atlassian, provider of the popular Bitbucket free code hosting service, and maker of collaboration tools for product development teams, announced the acquisition of SourceTree, a popular Mac client for Git and Mercurial distributed version control systems (DVCS) as well as Subversion source control.
buyer parent: Atlassian Pty Ltd.
buyer: Bitbucket
Bitbucket operates a Website for providing hosted code collaboration services for mercurial distributed version control systems. It offers private and public repositories for open source customers. The company is based in the United States. "
target: SourceTree
SourceTree is a popular Mac client for Git and Mercurial distributed version control systems (DVCS) as well as Subversion source control. SourceTree lets you see the status of all your repositories instantly in the easily managed Bookmarks window.
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closed 10/26/2010 via BusinessWire

PrismTech, purchased Tools Business from Zeligsoft

synopsis: PrismTech™, a global leader in standards-based, performance-critical middleware, announced that it has acquired the tools business of Zeligsoft, a leading vendor of model-based development tools for embedded software systems.
buyer: PrismTech
PrismTech is a global leader in standards-based, performance-critical middleware. PrismTech’s products enable original equipment manufacturer(OEM), Systems Integrator, and End User customers to build and optimize high-performance systems primarily. "
seller: Zeligsoft
Zeligsoft CX is an adaptive, non-prescriptive, and easy to use development toolkit for the embedded software industry that will dramatically and measurably improve productivity. Zeligsoft CE is a tool for developing Software Defined Radios conforming to the SCA component standard.
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closed 6/1/2009 via BusinessWire

Atlassian Software Systems, purchased GreenHopper for JIRA from Pyxis Technologies

synopsis: Atlassian has announced the acquisition of GreenHopper for JIRA from Pyxis Technologies. With over 900 customers globally, GreenHopper for JIRA adds key agile project management capabilities to JIRA, including release planning, task management and burn down charts.
buyer: Atlassian Software Systems (TEAM:$1,210.13)
Atlassian develops affordable, lightweight software that helps enterprises collaborate better. Its products include Confluence, widely recognized as the most advanced enterprise wiki, and JIRA, one of the world's most popular issue trackers for IT project management. "
seller: Pyxis Technologies
Pyxis Technologies helps software development companies become places where results, quality of life, and fun coexist sustainably by being first and foremost an example of what it proposes to its clients and by coaching them. At Pyxis Technologies, Agility is guiding our practices every day.
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