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closed 8/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

SmartBear, Inc., acquired Bitbar

synopsis: SmartBear, the driver behind the industry’s best tools for ensuring quality software delivery, announced the acquisition of Bitbar, provider of the world’s most advanced mobile app test automation platform and device cloud.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company’s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible. Their tools assist with API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications. "
target: Bitbar
Bitbar is the most flexible cloud-based testing platform to automate continuous software delivery. Empowering DevOps teams of all sizes – including Mozilla, WeWork, Google, PayPal, Deutsche Telekom, Square, CBS Interactive, and TomTom.
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closed 2/24/2016 via BNC Analysis

Smart Software Testing Solutions Inc., acquired pCloudy.com

synopsis: Smart Software Testing Solutions, an automated product testing solutions startup, has acquired the technology solutions of Bengaluru-based smart mobile testing platform pCloudy.
buyer: Smart Software Testing Solutions Inc.
Smart Software Testing Solutions is an automated product testing solutions startup. Their Smart software test platform help agile teams test applications faster than any traditional tool and release to market with more confidence. "
target: pCloudy.com
pCloudy provides an analytics-driven platform for manual and automated testing of apps on real devices, thereby providing a one-stop shop for all product testing.
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closed 2/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Burstly, Inc.

synopsis: Apple has acquired Silicon Beach company Burstly, a deal that could bolster both the iAd platform and the Xcode development suite. Santa Monica, Calif.-based Burstly provides "solutions for the app lifecycle," supporting developers with app testing platform TestFlight and in-app ad management tool SkyRocket.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$259,034.00)
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. "
target: Burstly, Inc.
Burstly offers a full suite of products to power the entire app lifecycle. Their TestFlight is the leading app beta-testing platform. Their FlightPath is an intuitive analytics solution for mobile app developers. Their SkyRocket is an app monetization solution to work with any ad partner.
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closed 4/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

EPAM Systems, acquired test IO

synopsis: EPAM Systems has acquired 100% of the equity interests of test IO, a company that helps software teams ship high quality software faster. As a global leader in software crowdtesting, they enable fast moving software development teams with a platform for on-demand QA testing throughout the entire development cycle.
buyer: EPAM Systems (EPAM:$2,165.95)
EPAM Systems, Inc., a leading global product development and platform engineering services company, is focused on delivering results through best-in-class software engineering, combined with innovative strategy, consulting and design capabilities. "
target: test IO
Test IO helps software teams ship high quality software faster. As a global leader in software crowdtesting, they enable fast moving software development teams with a platform for on-demand QA testing throughout the entire development cycle.
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announced 10/10/2018 via PR Newswire

Perforce, will acquire Perfecto Mobile

synopsis: Perforce Software, a global provider of enterprise-grade DevOps-focused software solutions, backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Perfecto Mobile, a market leader in cloud-based automated mobile and web application test software solutions.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Perforce
Perforce Software is a leading provider of enterprise scale software solutions to technology developers and development operations (“DevOps”) teams requiring productivity, visibility and scale during all phases of the development lifecycle. "
target: Perfecto Mobile
Perfecto is the leader in continuous testing and monitoring for dynamic DevOps environments. Their Continuous Quality Lab enables the acceleration of development, achieve continuous testing and monitoring, and drive fast feedback through actionable analytics for web, mobile, and IoT applications.
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closed 11/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Zephyr, Inc., purchased Capture for Jira from Atlassian Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Zephyr acquired Capture for Jira from Australia-based collaboration software provider Atlassian. Capture for Jira is a testing tool that allows software teams to collaborate with visual feedback. The tool allows users to capture screenshots within browsers, create annotations, and prioritize testing initiatives within the Jira platform.
buyer: Zephyr, Inc.
Zephyr is a leading provider of real-time enterprise quality management solutions, powering Agile and DevOps transformations for global customers. Product and IT teams of all sizes use Zephyr's products to manage all aspects of their testing lifecycle to release high quality software, faster. "
seller: Atlassian Pty Ltd. (TEAM:$1,210.13)
Based in Australia, Atlassian offers collaboration, development, and issue tracking software for teams. Their Capture for Jira app is a testing tool that allows software teams to collaborate with visual feedback. It allows users to prioritize testing initiatives within the Jira platform.
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announced 10/23/2017 via BusinessWire

Gurock Software GmbH, will acquire Ranorex

synopsis: Idera announced an agreement to acquire Ranorex, a provider of cross-platform test automation for desktop, web and mobile software. Ranorex will become part of Idera's Test Management Tools business, which includes TestRail by Gurock. Based in Austria, Ranorex helps clients test applications from a user’s perspective, making it easier to find bugs.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Gurock Software GmbH
Based in Germany, Gurock builds popular software testing tools for QA and development teams. TestRail, their web-based test management tool, is the leading tool to help software teams improve their testing efforts. Their logging tool, SmartInspect, is used to debug and monitor applications. "
target: Ranorex
Based in Austria, Ranorex is dedicated to improving the quality of software applications. The company’s products, led by its flagship Ranorex software automation framework, allow testers and developers to test applications from a user’s perspective, making bugs easier to identify and eliminate.
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closed 7/27/2017 via Market Wire

Tricentis GmbH, acquired Flood IO

synopsis: Tricentis, leader in Continuous Testing and software test automation, announced that they have acquired Flood IO, the industry's most flexible and scalable on-demand load testing solution.
buyer: Tricentis GmbH
Tricentis, the Continuous Testing Company, specializes in agile market leading software testing tools for enterprises. They help companies adopt DevOps and gain success by achieving automation rates of over 90%. "
target: Flood IO
Flood is a load testing platform that lets users run globally-distributed performance tests with their favorite open source tools, including JMeter, Gatling and Selenium. Flood provides a simple and affordable platform for scaling load tests on demand.
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closed 8/18/2016 via BusinessWire

REAN Cloud LLC, acquired Opex Software LLP.

synopsis: REAN Cloud (“REAN”), an Amazon Web Services (“AWS”) Premier Consulting Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN), has acquired Opex Software (“Opex”), a DevOps company focused on Dev and Test Automation to fortify REAN’s already strong suite of Infrastructure Automation capabilities.
buyer: REAN Cloud LLC
REAN Cloud, a Premier Consulting Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) and AWS Managed Services Partner, is a cloud-native firm with deep experience supporting enterprise IT infrastructures and implementing continuous integration, continuous delivery pipelines. "
target: Opex Software LLP.
Opex Software, based in Pune, India, is a young organization that caters to the niche market of DevOps and clean Cloud/Infra Solution integrations. DevOps implementations and Integrations in this area have proven to help companies achieve double-digit revenue growth.
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closed 8/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Airship, acquired Apptimize

synopsis: Customer engagement company Airship has acquired Apptimize, the most adopted solution for testing and innovating user experiences across mobile apps and other digital channels. Apptimize is the industry’s most advanced solution for testing user experiences across multiple channels including mobile apps, websites and OTT.
buyer: Airship
Airship's Customer Engagement Platform gives brands user-level data, engagement channels, AI orchestration, and services they need to deliver push notifications, emails, SMS, in-app messages, mobile wallet cards, and more to customers at the right moment. "
target: Apptimize
Apptimize is an innovation engine that provides A/B testing and feature release management for native mobile, web, mobile web, hybrid mobile, OTT, and server. Industry leaders like HotelTonight, The Wall Street Journal, and Glassdoor have created amazing user experiences with Apptimize.
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closed 12/8/2016 via Market Wire

Sauce Labs, acquired TestObject

synopsis: Sauce Labs, Inc. announced its acquisition of TestObject, a real device mobile app testing platform. The combined solution positions Sauce Labs as the only vendor providing automated testing coverage across desktops, emulators, simulators, and real devices for web applications and mobile, web, hybrid and native apps.
buyer: Sauce Labs
Sauce Labs provides the world's largest cloud-based platform for the automated testing of web and mobile applications. Its award-winning service eliminates the time and expense of maintaining an in-house testing infrastructure, freeing development teams to innovate and release better software. "
target: TestObject
TestObject GmbH provides TestObject, a cloud-based service for the automated testing of Android applications that enables users to upload applications and execute tests on various devices in the cloud.
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closed 7/15/2015 via BNC Analysis

Amazon Web Services, Inc, acquired AppThwack

synopsis: Amazon has bought a Portland startup called AppThwack, whose technology helps app developers test their software on a range of mobile devices. It will join Amazon Web Services, the Seattle company's data hosting arm.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Amazon Web Services, Inc
Launched in 2006, Amazon Web Services (AWS) began exposing key infrastructure services to businesses in the form of web services -- now widely known as cloud computing. "
target: AppThwack
Appthwack develops an android application testing platform that enables users to test the applications on various real devices before going to the market. Its services include automation consulting and creation; self-hosted and private automation on real devices; and multi-device automation.
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closed 5/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Pulse.io

synopsis: Google announced the acquisition of mobile app performance startup Pulse.io. Pulse.io’s product shows developers how they can speed up their apps. Pulse.io started with a vision for how to bring the world of performance monitoring into the mobile age and their tools have since helped developers ensure their users have a great mobile experience.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
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: Pulse.io
Pulse.io is an app performance startup. Pulse.io started with a vision for how to bring the world of performance monitoring into the mobile age and their tools have since helped developers ensure their users have a great mobile experience.
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closed 4/14/2015 via PR Newswire

Localytics, acquired Splitforce

synopsis: Localytics, the complete marketing and analytics platform for mobile and web apps, announced the acquisition of Splitforce, an automated optimization tool purpose-built for mobile apps. Over 250 mobile applications have used Splitforce to test and target different variations of app experiences.
buyer: Localytics
Smart marketing demands powerful analytics. Only Localytics brings app marketing and analytics together in one complete platform. Localytics helps companies such as ESPN, eBay, Fox, and the New York Times create personalized app experiences that drive higher engagement, loyalty and lifetime value. "
target: Splitforce
Splitforce is an automated optimization tool purpose-built for mobile apps. Over 250 mobile applications have used Splitforce to test and target different variations of app experiences and marketing messages and collect data on how each variation performs against the app's key metrics.
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closed 12/17/2014 via BNC Analysis

CircleCI, acquired Distiller

synopsis: Continuous integration and continuous delivery startup CircleCI has acquired Distiller to add support for testing iOS and Android apps. Distiller automates the build, test and deploy pipeline for mobile applications.
buyer: CircleCI
CircleCI is an automated testing and continuous integration platform for web application developers. CircleCI was founded in 2011 with the mission of giving every developer state of the art automated testing and continuous integration tools. "
target: Distiller
Distiller is a company with the mission to build and deploy iOS apps faster. Distiller automates the build, test and deploy pipeline for mobile applications.
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closed 12/11/2014 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired HockeyApp

synopsis: Microsoft, the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential, has acquired HockeyApp, the platform to collect live crash reports, get feedback from users, distribute betas, recruit new testers, and analyze test coverage.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
Founded in 1975, 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: HockeyApp
HockeyApp is the platform to collect live crash reports, get feedback from your users, distribute your betas, recruit new testers, and analyze your test coverage. The world's best developers rely on HockeyApp to develop the best apps.
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closed 10/7/2014 via BusinessWire

Docker, acquired Koality

synopsis: Docker, Inc., the company behind the Docker open platform for distributed applications, announced that it has acquired Koality, the developer of a highly regarded continuous integration solution. Koality’s software has been used extensively within the Docker community to significantly shrink continuous integration cycles.
buyer: Docker
Docker, Inc. is the commercial entity behind the open source Docker project, and is the chief sponsor of the Docker ecosystem. Docker is an open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, ship, and run distributed applications. "
target: Koality
Koality's mission is to unleash developers. Their deployed continuous integration software enables developers to spend more time coding and less time waiting by speeding up test suites and eliminating broken builds, all behind-the-firewall.
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closed 6/25/2014 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired appurify

synopsis: Google announced that it has acquired Appurify, a startup that lets developers automate testing and optimization of their mobile apps and websites. Appurify will stay open as freemium cross-platform service but get a big boost in distribution as it becomes integrated into the Google developer tool stack.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$155,058.00)
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: appurify
Appurify is pioneering on-device debugging, CI testing and performance optimization for mobile applications on real devices. Mobile development teams at some of the world's most prominent companies turn to Appurify's platform to improve the quality and optimize the performance of their applications.
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announced 9/16/2013 via BusinessWire

Splunk Inc., will acquire BugSense

synopsis: Splunk Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire BugSense Inc., a leading analytics solution for machine data generated by mobile devices. The addition of BugSense will enhance the ability of Splunk customers to analyze machine data directly from mobile devices and correlate it with other machine-generated data.
buyer: Splunk Inc. (SPLK:$2,044.48)
Splunk is the leading provider of operational intelligence software used to monitor, report and analyze real-time machine data as well as terabytes of historical data–located on-premise or in the cloud. More than half of the Fortune 100 and more than 5,600 service providers use Splunk. "
target: BugSense
BugSense, Inc. provides a tool that collects and analyzes crash reports from mobile applications. It offers a real-time bug tracking service for mobile applications. It supports various mobile platforms, such as Android, WP7, HTML5, GAE, and iOS.
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announced 7/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, will acquire Monoidics

synopsis: Social network Facebook has acquired certain assets of UK-based tech firm Monoidics that specialises in software quality verification. Monoidics’ team will relocate to Facebook’s London offices. The company’s technology will be used by Facebook in its mobile development process to scan for bugs.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$62,604.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Monoidics
Monoidics provides cutting-edge solutions for formal verification, memory safety analysis, termination analysis, and security of software. Monoidics solutions are on the forefront of research in automatic formal verification and analysis.
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closed 8/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

SmartBear, Inc., acquired Bitbar

synopsis: SmartBear, the driver behind the industry’s best tools for ensuring quality software delivery, announced the acquisition of Bitbar, provider of the world’s most advanced mobile app test automation platform and device cloud.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company’s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible. Their tools assist with API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications. "
target: Bitbar
Bitbar is the most flexible cloud-based testing platform to automate continuous software delivery. Empowering DevOps teams of all sizes – including Mozilla, WeWork, Google, PayPal, Deutsche Telekom, Square, CBS Interactive, and TomTom.
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closed 8/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

SmartBear, Inc., acquired Bitbar

synopsis: SmartBear, the driver behind the industry’s best tools for ensuring quality software delivery, announced the acquisition of Bitbar, provider of the world’s most advanced mobile app test automation platform and device cloud.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company’s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible. Their tools assist with API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications. "
target: Bitbar
Bitbar is the most flexible cloud-based testing platform to automate continuous software delivery. Empowering DevOps teams of all sizes – including Mozilla, WeWork, Google, PayPal, Deutsche Telekom, Square, CBS Interactive, and TomTom.
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closed 6/25/2019 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., acquired Cucumber Ltd

synopsis: SmartBear, the innovator behind the industry’s highest impact tools to build, test, and monitor great software, announced the acquisition of Cucumber Ltd., the most widely adopted leader in the Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) community and provider of open source test automation framework, “Cucumber.”
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company’s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible. Their tools assist with API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications. "
target: Cucumber Ltd
Cucumber Ltd. is the most widely adopted leader in the Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) community and provider of open source test automation framework, “Cucumber.” They are based in the UK. Cucumber Limited also offers on-site and online training in BDD and Cucumber.
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closed 10/1/2018 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., acquired Zephyr, Inc.

synopsis: SmartBear, the leader in software quality tools for teams, has acquired Zephyr, a leading provider of real-time enterprise quality management solutions, powering Agile and DevOps transformations for global customers.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company’s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible. Their tools assist with API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications. "
target: Zephyr, Inc.
Zephyr is a leading provider of real-time enterprise quality management solutions, powering Agile and DevOps transformations for global customers. Product and IT teams of all sizes use Zephyr's products to manage all aspects of their testing lifecycle to release high quality software, faster.
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closed 5/9/2018 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., acquired Hiptest

synopsis: SmartBear, the leader in software quality tools for teams, has acquired continuous testing platform Hiptest. Hiptest empowers Agile and DevOps teams to deliver high quality software, faster, by collaborating on an idea, testing code continuously, and generating living documentation.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company’s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible. Their tools assist with API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications. "
target: Hiptest
Hiptest empowers Agile and DevOps teams to deliver high quality software, faster, by collaborating on an idea, testing code continuously, and generating living documentation.
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closed 5/3/2017 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners Management LLC, acquired SmartBear, Inc.

synopsis: SmartBear Software, the leader in software quality tools for teams, announced that Francisco Partners, a leading global technology-focused private equity firm, has acquired a majority stake in the company. SmartBear's products help deliver the best performing software possible while helping teams ship code at nearly impossible velocities.
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. Francisco Partners has raised approximately $10 billion in capital and invested in more than 150 technology companies. "
target: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company’s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible. Their tools assist with API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications.
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closed 5/4/2016 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., acquired CrossBrowserTesting.com, LLC.

synopsis: SmartBear Software, the leader in software quality tools for the connected world, has acquired CrossBrowserTesting, one of the fastest growing automated cloud testing platforms. CrossBrowserTesting provides a highly secured, scalable and flexible cloud containing more than 1,500 real mobile devices and browsers in more than 65 operating systems.
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear supports professionals and organizations that use its products to build and deliver the world’s greatest applications. SmartBear's software quality tools assist with code review, functional and load testing, API readiness as well as performance monitoring of these modern applications. "
target: CrossBrowserTesting.com, LLC.
As one of the fastest growing cloud testing platforms with more than 5 million tests runs, CrossBrowserTesting has enabled more than 200,000 users to eliminate the cost, effort and time associated with creation and maintenance of an in-house test infrastructure.
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closed 12/9/2013 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., acquired Lucierna Inc.

synopsis: SmartBear Software, leading provider of quality and performance management solutions used by more than one million software development and operations professionals worldwide, has acquired Lucierna Inc., a provider of Application Performance Management (APM) solutions.
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear provides tools for over 100,000 software professionals to build, test, and monitor some of the best software applications and websites anywhere on the desktop, mobile and in the cloud. Their tools ensure the quality and performance of APIs, mobile, cloud-based and Web applications. "
target: Lucierna Inc.
Lucierna is a provider of Application Performance Management (APM) solutions. The company’s enterprise applications is the means of achieving business objectives, thus the overall goal of application performance management and monitoring is central to doing business.
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closed 7/5/2011 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., acquired Eviware Software

synopsis: SmartBear Software has acquired Eviware Software, creators of soapUI and loadUI, the world’s leading testing software for Web Services. After tripling SmartBear’s business in one year, this acquisition further accelerates SmartBear’s momentum and significantly expands its global user community.
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear Software provides enterprise-class yet affordable tools that deliver quality and performance throughout the entire software quality lifecycle – enabling code quality, QA efficiency, and application performance anywhere – on the desktop, mobile and in the cloud. "
target: Eviware Software
Eviware Software is the market leader in Web Service Testing. With more than 800,000 users and 4000 daily downloads, its Open Source Web Service testing tool soapUI has become the market de facto standard for testing Web Services.
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closed 4/4/2011 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., acquired AlertSite Inc.

synopsis: SmartBear Software has announced the acquisition of AlertSite Inc., a global leader in web and mobile performance management solutions. This acquisition comes on the heels of a high growth year for SmartBear with 50 percent sales growth, strong profitability, and a user community that has surpassed 100,000 users.
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear Software provides enterprise-class yet affordable tools that deliver quality and performance throughout the entire software quality lifecycle – enabling code quality; QA efficiency; and application performance anywhere – on the desktop, mobile and in the cloud. "
target: AlertSite Inc.
AlertSite is a global leader in Web and mobile performance management solutions that continuously improve the Web user experience. The Company’s flagship product, DéjàClick, is the only Web performance monitor that measures a user’s end-to-end website and mobile experience.
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closed 7/19/2010 via BusinessWire

AutomatedQA merged with SmartBear, Inc.,

synopsis: SmartBear Software, AutomatedQA and Pragmatic Software merge. The combined company, SmartBear® Software, was created to make enterprise-class software development and testing tools easily accessible to small and large development teams at a fraction of the cost of other software solutions.
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear Software provides enterprise-class yet affordable tools for development teams that care about software quality and performance. "
target: AutomatedQA
AutomatedQA is known for its high-value automated testing tool TestComplete™ and performance profiling tool AQtime.
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closed 7/19/2010 via BusinessWire

Pragmatic Software Company, Inc. merged with SmartBear, Inc.,

synopsis: SmartBear Software, AutomatedQA and Pragmatic Software merge. The combined company, SmartBear® Software, was created to make enterprise-class software development and testing tools easily accessible to small and large development teams at a fraction of the cost of other software solutions.
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear Software provides enterprise-class yet affordable tools for development teams that care about software quality and performance. "
target: Pragmatic Software Company, Inc.
Founded in 1992, Pragmatic Software Company, Inc. based in Denver, Colorado is a software development company that provides web-based project management and team collaboration software to over 60,000 subscribers in over 24 countries.
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closed 8/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

SmartBear, Inc., acquired Bitbar

synopsis: SmartBear, the driver behind the industry’s best tools for ensuring quality software delivery, announced the acquisition of Bitbar, provider of the world’s most advanced mobile app test automation platform and device cloud.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company’s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible. Their tools assist with API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications. "
target: Bitbar
Bitbar is the most flexible cloud-based testing platform to automate continuous software delivery. Empowering DevOps teams of all sizes – including Mozilla, WeWork, Google, PayPal, Deutsche Telekom, Square, CBS Interactive, and TomTom.
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closed 1/24/2019 via BusinessWire

Idera, acquired Travis CI

synopsis: Idera, Inc., parent company of global B2B software productivity brands, announced the acquisition of Travis CI, a continuous integration platform used by more than 700,000 developers worldwide to build and test software applications. Travis CI is based in Berlin, Germany.
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: Travis CI
Travis CI is a continuous integration platform used by more than 700,000 developers worldwide to build and test software applications. Founded in 2011 and headquartered in Berlin, Travis CI is a respected leader in the open source community.
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closed 6/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Tricentis GmbH, acquired Q-up Data GmbH

synopsis: Tricentis, the leader in Continuous Testing, announced the acquisition of Q-up: a German test data management (TDM) platform architected to provide secure, reliable, and compliant test data on-demand. With a business-friendly, self-service interface and a lightweight provisioning agent, test data access is reduced from weeks to seconds.
buyer: Tricentis GmbH
With the industry’s No. 1 Continuous Testing platform, Tricentis is recognized for reinventing software testing for DevOps. Their innovative technologies simplify testing for even the most complex enterprise applications—transforming testing from a roadblock to a catalyst for innovation. "
target: Q-up Data GmbH
Based in Germany, Q-up is a test data management (TDM) platform architected to provide secure, reliable, and compliant test data on-demand. With a business-friendly, self-service interface and a lightweight provisioning agent, test data access is reduced from weeks to seconds.
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closed 3/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Burstly, Inc., acquired TestFlight

synopsis: TestFlight, a platform that lets developers distribute test builds of their apps to a beta audience, has been acquired by Burstly, a platform that helps developers track and monetize their apps. Together the duo has created a platform that'll let developers distribute their apps and track both their usage and performance.
buyer: Burstly, Inc.
Based in Santa Monica, California, Burstly, Inc. provides a platform for mobile developers to maximize their marketing and revenue opportunities. It offers a marketplace where developers can buy or sell advertising. "
target: TestFlight
TestFlight is a platform that lets developers distribute test builds of their apps to a beta audience. The company is based in Santa Monica, California.
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closed 7/5/2011 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., acquired Eviware Software

synopsis: SmartBear Software has acquired Eviware Software, creators of soapUI and loadUI, the world’s leading testing software for Web Services. After tripling SmartBear’s business in one year, this acquisition further accelerates SmartBear’s momentum and significantly expands its global user community.
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear Software provides enterprise-class yet affordable tools that deliver quality and performance throughout the entire software quality lifecycle – enabling code quality, QA efficiency, and application performance anywhere – on the desktop, mobile and in the cloud. "
target: Eviware Software
Eviware Software is the market leader in Web Service Testing. With more than 800,000 users and 4000 daily downloads, its Open Source Web Service testing tool soapUI has become the market de facto standard for testing Web Services.
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closed 7/1/2008 via PR Newswire

Coverity, Inc., acquired Solidware Technologies

synopsis: Coverity, Inc., the leader in automatically improving the quality and security of C, C++, C# and Java source code, announced the acquisition of Solidware Technologies, a Colorado-based software readiness management vendor.
buyer: Coverity, Inc.
Coverity's groundbreaking technology enables developers to control complexity in the development process by automatically finding and helping to repair critical software defects and security vulnerabilities throughout the application lifecycle. "
target: Solidware Technologies
Solidware's technology collects analysis data from other development and test tools, synthesizes the results, and presents development teams with visibility into code complexity, violation of best practices, software architecture, interdependencies and test coverage.
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closed 6/25/2019 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., acquired Cucumber Ltd

synopsis: SmartBear, the innovator behind the industry’s highest impact tools to build, test, and monitor great software, announced the acquisition of Cucumber Ltd., the most widely adopted leader in the Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) community and provider of open source test automation framework, “Cucumber.”
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company’s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible. Their tools assist with API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications. "
target: Cucumber Ltd
Cucumber Ltd. is the most widely adopted leader in the Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) community and provider of open source test automation framework, “Cucumber.” They are based in the UK. Cucumber Limited also offers on-site and online training in BDD and Cucumber.
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announced 5/2/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Pluralsight, will acquire GitPrime

synopsis: Pluralsight, Inc., the enterprise technology skills platform, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire GitPrime, the leading developer productivity platform helping organizations of any size use data to debug their development processes so engineers can spend less time waiting on others and more time working on what matters.
buyer: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$252.00)
Pluralsight is an enterprise technology learning platform that delivers a unified, end-to-end learning experience for businesses across the globe. Through a subscription service, companies are empowered to move at the speed of technology, increasing proficiency, innovation and efficiency. "
target: GitPrime
GitPrime is the leading developer productivity platform helping organizations of any size use data to debug their development processes so engineers can spend less time waiting on others and more time working on what matters.
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$170
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closed 4/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

EPAM Systems, acquired test IO

synopsis: EPAM Systems has acquired 100% of the equity interests of test IO, a company that helps software teams ship high quality software faster. As a global leader in software crowdtesting, they enable fast moving software development teams with a platform for on-demand QA testing throughout the entire development cycle.
buyer: EPAM Systems (EPAM:$2,165.95)
EPAM Systems, Inc., a leading global product development and platform engineering services company, is focused on delivering results through best-in-class software engineering, combined with innovative strategy, consulting and design capabilities. "
target: test IO
Test IO helps software teams ship high quality software faster. As a global leader in software crowdtesting, they enable fast moving software development teams with a platform for on-demand QA testing throughout the entire development cycle.
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$17
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closed 4/24/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Sauce Labs, acquired Screener

synopsis: Sauce Labs Inc., provider of the world’s most comprehensive and trusted continuous testing cloud, has announced the acquisition of Screener, a company that offers automated visual validation services to automate manual user interface testing for software development teams.
buyer: Sauce Labs
Sauce Labs provides the world's largest cloud-based platform for the automated testing of web and mobile applications. Its award-winning service eliminates the time and expense of maintaining an in-house testing infrastructure, freeing development teams to innovate and release better software. "
target: Screener
Screener offers automated visual validation services to automate manual user interface testing for software development teams. Screener enables organizations to test their UI across multiple browsers, devices and operating systems to automatically detect visual regressions and spot inconsistencies.
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closed 2/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Rollbar, acquired Samebug, Inc.

synopsis: Rollbar, provider of real-time error monitoring Software as a Service, announced it has acquired Hungary-based Samebug. Samebug is a platform that helps developers to find and share solutions to software problems using their stack trace search feature.
buyer: Rollbar
Rollbar, a computer software company, helps developers deploy software with solutions that identify, prioritize and resolve coding errors. Rollbar works alongside a development team's existing tool chain to give greater coverage and insights into broken code, across the development lifecycle. "
target: Samebug, Inc.
Samebug is a platform that helps developers to find and share solutions to software problems using their stack trace search. They provide context and insights into the run-time errors of client's Java applications helping customers to find solutions faster and ship more robust applications.
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announced 10/10/2018 via PR Newswire

Perforce, will acquire Perfecto Mobile

synopsis: Perforce Software, a global provider of enterprise-grade DevOps-focused software solutions, backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Perfecto Mobile, a market leader in cloud-based automated mobile and web application test software solutions.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Perforce
Perforce Software is a leading provider of enterprise scale software solutions to technology developers and development operations (“DevOps”) teams requiring productivity, visibility and scale during all phases of the development lifecycle. "
target: Perfecto Mobile
Perfecto is the leader in continuous testing and monitoring for dynamic DevOps environments. Their Continuous Quality Lab enables the acceleration of development, achieve continuous testing and monitoring, and drive fast feedback through actionable analytics for web, mobile, and IoT applications.
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closed 11/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Zephyr, Inc., purchased Capture for Jira from Atlassian Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Zephyr acquired Capture for Jira from Australia-based collaboration software provider Atlassian. Capture for Jira is a testing tool that allows software teams to collaborate with visual feedback. The tool allows users to capture screenshots within browsers, create annotations, and prioritize testing initiatives within the Jira platform.
buyer: Zephyr, Inc.
Zephyr is a leading provider of real-time enterprise quality management solutions, powering Agile and DevOps transformations for global customers. Product and IT teams of all sizes use Zephyr's products to manage all aspects of their testing lifecycle to release high quality software, faster. "
seller: Atlassian Pty Ltd. (TEAM:$1,210.13)
Based in Australia, Atlassian offers collaboration, development, and issue tracking software for teams. Their Capture for Jira app is a testing tool that allows software teams to collaborate with visual feedback. It allows users to prioritize testing initiatives within the Jira platform.
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announced 10/23/2017 via BusinessWire

Gurock Software GmbH, will acquire Ranorex

synopsis: Idera announced an agreement to acquire Ranorex, a provider of cross-platform test automation for desktop, web and mobile software. Ranorex will become part of Idera's Test Management Tools business, which includes TestRail by Gurock. Based in Austria, Ranorex helps clients test applications from a user’s perspective, making it easier to find bugs.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Gurock Software GmbH
Based in Germany, Gurock builds popular software testing tools for QA and development teams. TestRail, their web-based test management tool, is the leading tool to help software teams improve their testing efforts. Their logging tool, SmartInspect, is used to debug and monitor applications. "
target: Ranorex
Based in Austria, Ranorex is dedicated to improving the quality of software applications. The company’s products, led by its flagship Ranorex software automation framework, allow testers and developers to test applications from a user’s perspective, making bugs easier to identify and eliminate.
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closed 7/27/2017 via Market Wire

Tricentis GmbH, acquired Flood IO

synopsis: Tricentis, leader in Continuous Testing and software test automation, announced that they have acquired Flood IO, the industry's most flexible and scalable on-demand load testing solution.
buyer: Tricentis GmbH
Tricentis, the Continuous Testing Company, specializes in agile market leading software testing tools for enterprises. They help companies adopt DevOps and gain success by achieving automation rates of over 90%. "
target: Flood IO
Flood is a load testing platform that lets users run globally-distributed performance tests with their favorite open source tools, including JMeter, Gatling and Selenium. Flood provides a simple and affordable platform for scaling load tests on demand.
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closed 1/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Forcheck b.v.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. announced it has completed its acquisition of certain assets of Forcheck b.v., a privately held software company based in the Netherlands that provides a static analysis tool for detecting coding defects and anomalies in Fortran applications.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,231.44)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Forcheck b.v.
Forcheck b.v. is a privately held software company based in the Netherlands that performs a static analysis of a Fortran program or separate Fortran program units. Forcheck detects more anomalies than most compilers.
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closed 8/18/2016 via BusinessWire

REAN Cloud LLC, acquired Opex Software LLP.

synopsis: REAN Cloud (“REAN”), an Amazon Web Services (“AWS”) Premier Consulting Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN), has acquired Opex Software (“Opex”), a DevOps company focused on Dev and Test Automation to fortify REAN’s already strong suite of Infrastructure Automation capabilities.
buyer: REAN Cloud LLC
REAN Cloud, a Premier Consulting Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) and AWS Managed Services Partner, is a cloud-native firm with deep experience supporting enterprise IT infrastructures and implementing continuous integration, continuous delivery pipelines. "
target: Opex Software LLP.
Opex Software, based in Pune, India, is a young organization that caters to the niche market of DevOps and clean Cloud/Infra Solution integrations. DevOps implementations and Integrations in this area have proven to help companies achieve double-digit revenue growth.
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closed 6/24/2015 via BNC Analysis

AppDynamics, acquired BugBuster SA

synopsis: AppDynamics, a fast growing software company in San Francisco, acquired BugBuster, a leading cloud provider of automated technical and functional testing for web applications. The BugBuster Web Testing platform allows Web professionals to create comprehensive automated test plans in minutes and find out where and when a web application could break.
buyer: AppDynamics (APPD:$206.23)
The AppDynamics platform helps today's software-defined businesses proactively monitor, manage, analyze and optimize the most complex software environments, providing real-time, actionable IT operational and business insights into application performance, user experience, and business outcomes. "
target: BugBuster SA
The BugBuster Web Testing platform allows Web professionals to create comprehensive automated test plans in minutes and find out where and when a web application could break. Hence increasing the overall application quality and customer satisfaction.
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announced 7/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, will acquire Monoidics

synopsis: Social network Facebook has acquired certain assets of UK-based tech firm Monoidics that specialises in software quality verification. Monoidics’ team will relocate to Facebook’s London offices. The company’s technology will be used by Facebook in its mobile development process to scan for bugs.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$62,604.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Monoidics
Monoidics provides cutting-edge solutions for formal verification, memory safety analysis, termination analysis, and security of software. Monoidics solutions are on the forefront of research in automatic formal verification and analysis.
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closed 2/7/2012 via PR Newswire

Exceptional, acquired Airbrake

synopsis: Exceptional announced that it has acquired Airbrake, the world's largest error tracking application, from thoughtbot, a Boston based web design and development company. Airbrake will continue to empower companies like Groupon, Square and AT&T.
buyer: Exceptional
Founded in 2008, Exceptional's mission is to track the world's web exceptions. It reports them in real-time for developers to fix them fast. Its customers include eBay and Pinterest. Exceptional is headquartered in San Francisco, California. "
target parent: thoughtbot
target: Airbrake
Based in San Francisco, Airbrake is the world's largest error tracking application. Airbrake Airbrake collects errors generated by other applications, and aggregates the results for review. The application is fully supported on Ruby on Rails and iOS.
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