Like Packeteer, Inc.

closed 6/2/2008 via BusinessWire

Blue Coat Systems, Inc., acquired Packeteer, Inc.

synopsis: Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the leader in WAN Application Delivery and Secure Web Gateway, announced that the stockholders of Packeteer, Inc. have tendered, including by guaranteed delivery, 29,694,108 outstanding shares of Packeteer. This provides Blue Coat with majority control of Packeteer.
buyer: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat Systems is the technology leader in Application Delivery Networking. Blue Coat offers an Application Delivery Network Infrastructure that provides the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere. "
target: Packeteer, Inc.
Packeteer is a global leader in WAN Application Delivery. Packeteer's solutions provide an intelligent, unified and adaptive approach to monitor, shape, and optimize applications, delivering the best user experience for any application to any location.
price ($mm)
$194
rev ($mm)
$147
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/7/2016 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, acquired Infoblox

synopsis: Infoblox Inc. and Vista Equity Partners announced the successful completion of the tender offer by India Merger Sub, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Holdco, LLC and an affiliate of Vista, for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of the Company at a price of $26.50 per share.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm with offices in Austin, Chicago and San Francisco, with over $26 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target: Infoblox (BLOX:$358.29)
Infoblox delivers Actionable Network Intelligence to enterprise, government, and service provider customers around the world. As the industry leader in DNS, DHCP, and IP address management, the category known as DDI, Infoblox provides control and security from the core.
price ($mm)
$1,600
rev ($mm)
$358
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
4.5x
EV / EBITDA
981.6x
announced 9/25/2008 via PR Newswire

Hybrilonics, Inc., will be merged with FailSafe Solutions, LLC.

synopsis: FailSafe Solutions LLC, developers of automated network management solutions, announced its intent to enter into a reverse merger with Hybrilonics, Inc, a pink-sheet listed shell company. The merger will enable FailSafe, an Israeli high tech company, to broaden its access to much needed expansion capital as a public entity.
buyer: Hybrilonics, Inc.
Hybrilonics, Inc. Is a non-reporting, Delaware Corporation, formerly traded under the symbol HBLC - "pink sheets". Hybrilonics, Inc. became a shell corporation by way of an asset sale and distribution to its shareholders. "
target: FailSafe Solutions, LLC.
FailSafe Solutions LLC develops a network management device called the RITS (Robotic IT Solution) that automates much of the manual IT professional's tasks, such as maintenance, problem resolution, and storage support functions.
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closed 8/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Blue Coat, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec, an information protection expert, announced that it has successfully completed its acquisition of Blue Coat. Blue Coat is the #1 market share leader and share gainer in Web Security with a widely recognized portfolio of integrated technologies.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec Corporation is an information protection expert that helps people, businesses and governments. Symantec operates one of the largest global data-intelligence networks, has provided leading security, backup and availability solutions for where vital information is stored, accessed and shared."
target parent: Bain Capital
target: Blue Coat, Inc.
Blue Coat is a leader in advanced enterprise security. Through the Blue Coat Security Platform, Blue Coat unites network, security and cloud, providing customers with maximum protection against threats, while minimizing impact on network performance and enabling cloud applications and services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,073 [$4,722]
rev ($mm)
$598
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
7.9x
EV / EBITDA
533.6x
closed 5/26/2015 via Market Wire

Bain Capital, acquired Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

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

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

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, has completed the acquisition of Blue Coat Systems, a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Blue Coat provides products to more than 15,000 customers worldwide, including 88 percent of the Fortune® Global 500.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Teachers Private Capital
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm that applies its investment strategy across multiple industries, with a particular focus on the software and service sectors. "
target: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat Systems is a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions. Blue Coat offers solutions that provide the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,146 [$863]
rev ($mm)
$467
EBITDA ($mm)
$67
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
13.3x
announced 12/8/2021 via PR Newswire

Broadcom Limited, will acquire AppNeta

synopsis: Broadcom Inc. will acquire AppNeta Inc., a leading SaaS-based network performance monitoring solution for the distributed enterprise. By combining AppNeta's end-to-end visibility with Broadcom's Infrastructure and AIOps capabilities, the world's largest enterprises will now have access to a single source of truth to support their cloud journey.
buyer: Broadcom Limited (AVGO:$26,510.00)
Broadcom is a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies a broad range of semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions. Broadcom's category-leading product portfolio serves critical markets including data center, networking, enterprise software, broadband, and more. "
target: AppNeta
AppNeta is a leading SaaS-based network performance monitoring solution for the distributed enterprise, providing IT teams with precise, end-to-end visibility into network performance from the end user's point of view, independent of what network they use to access applications.
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closed 11/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Progress Software Corporation, acquired KEMP Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Progress, the leading provider of products to develop, deploy and manage high-impact applications, announced the completion of the acquisition of Kemp, the always-on application experience (AX) company that helps enterprises deliver, optimize and secure applications and networks across any cloud or hybrid environment.
buyer: Progress Software Corporation (PRGS:$513.57)
Progress offers the leading platform for developing and deploying mission-critical business applications. Progress empowers enterprises and ISVs to build and deliver cognitive-first applications, that harness big data to derive business insights and competitive advantage. "
target parent: Mill Point Capital
target: KEMP Technologies Inc.
Kemp Technologies is a leading provider of load balancer and application delivery controller (ADC) solutions and services. Kemp powers always-on application experience for enterprises and service providers. Kemp is simplifying how customers optimize, analyze and secure their applications.
price ($mm)
$258
rev ($mm)
$70
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.7x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/19/2006 via BusinessWire

Xyratex Ltd., will acquire ARIO Data Networks

synopsis: Xyratex Ltd. has reached a tentative agreement with Ario Data Networks to acquire key Ario Data Network assets. Under the terms of the agreement Xyratex will acquire certain intellectual property, capital assets and skilled resources.
buyer: Xyratex Ltd. (XRTX:$1,158.90)
Xyratex is a leading provider of enterprise class data storage subsystems and network technology. "
target: ARIO Data Networks
Venture-backed ARIO Data Networks provides highly scalable, and highly modular, "bladed" storage solutions and RAID controllers. ARIO's Capacity Storage Array family of "bladed" solutions takes storage to the next level of ease of use.
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closed 6/8/2018 via BusinessWire

LiveAction, acquired Savvius, Inc.

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

IT Glue, acquired Cenersys, LLC

synopsis: IT Glue has acquired Cenersys, an upstart maker of network intelligence software led by Kaseya veteran Mike Sanders. Cenersys is a cloud-managed, appliance-based network monitoring solution. Designed specifically for Managed Services Providers, Cenersys allows partners to get “complete visibility of their clients’ networks,” the company says.
buyer: IT Glue
Founded in 2013, IT Glue offers a secure and flexible IT documentation platform that significantly increases the operating efficiency of MSPs by centralizing all documentation needs, resulting in quicker response time, increased control and higher margins. "
target: Cenersys, LLC
Cenersys is an upstart maker of network intelligence software led by Kaseya veteran Mike Sanders. Founded in 2016, Cenersys is a cloud-managed, appliance-based network monitoring solution. Cenersys allows partners to get complete visibility of their clients’ networks.
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closed 5/25/2012 via BusinessWire

Dell, Inc., acquired Wyse Technology Inc.

synopsis: Dell announced it has completed its acquisition of Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing. The combination of Wyse’s capabilities with Dell’s existing desktop virtualization offerings position the company as the leader in the desktop virtualization, enabling it to offer true end-to-end IT solutions for customers and partners.
buyer: Dell, Inc. (DELL:$94,224.00)
Dell, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, sells and supports a wide range of products which are customized to individual customer requirements which include mobility products, desktop personal computers, software and peripherals, servers and networking, services and storage. "
target: Wyse Technology Inc.
Wyse Technology is the global leader in cloud client computing. The Wyse portfolio includes industry-leading thin, zero and cloud PC client solutions with advanced management, desktop virtualization and cloud software-supporting desktops, laptops and next-generation mobile devices.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$375
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/20/2009 via PR Newswire

EMC Corp., acquired Data Domain

synopsis: EMC Corp., the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, announced that it has acquired majority ownership of Data Domain, Inc. Data Domain will become the foundation of a new product division within EMC's storage business focused on the development and delivery of next-generation disk-based backup, recovery and archive solutions.
buyer: EMC Corp. (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC Corporation is the world leader in products, services, and solutions for information management and storage. They are a trusted provider of information infrastructure. "
target: Data Domain
Data Domain is the leading provider of Capacity Optimized Storage solutions, a critical component of an end-to-end tapeless data protection infrastructure for the enterprise. More than 300 companies worldwide use Data Domain’s family of disk-based storage solutions for data backup and recovery.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,108 [$1,861]*
rev ($mm)
$301
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
EV / rev
8.6x
EV / EBITDA
101.1x
cancelled 6/3/2009 via

Network Appliance Inc., cancelled an acquisition of Data Domain

synopsis: NetApp and Data Domain announced that they have entered into a revised acquisition agreement under which NetApp will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Data Domain common stock for $30 per share in cash and stock in a transaction valued at approximately $1.9B, net of Data Domain's cash.
buyer: Network Appliance Inc. (NTAP:$5,899.00)
NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions that accelerate business breakthroughs and deliver outstanding cost efficiency. "
target: Data Domain
Data Domain is the leading provider of Capacity Optimized Storage solutions, a critical component of an end-to-end tapeless data protection infrastructure for the enterprise. More than 300 companies worldwide use Data Domain’s family of disk-based storage solutions for data backup and recovery.
price ($mm)
$2,134
rev ($mm)
$301
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
EV / rev
7.1x
EV / EBITDA
83.5x
cancelled 6/1/2009 via

EMC Corp., cancelled an acquisition of Data Domain

synopsis: EMC Corporation, the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, proposed to acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Data Domain, Inc. for $30.00 per share in cash. EMC's all-cash proposal is superior to the proposed NetApp transaction and EMC is promptly commencing a tender offer for all outstanding Data Domain common stock.
buyer: EMC Corp. (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC Corporation is the world leader in products, services, and solutions for information management and storage. They are a trusted provider of information infrastructure. "
target: Data Domain
Data Domain is the leading provider of Capacity Optimized Storage solutions, a critical component of an end-to-end tapeless data protection infrastructure for the enterprise. More than 300 companies worldwide use Data Domain’s family of disk-based storage solutions for data backup and recovery.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,108 [$1,861]*
rev ($mm)
$301
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
EV / rev
8.6x
EV / EBITDA
101.1x
closed 7/22/2019 via Company Press Release

CEVA, Inc., acquired Hillcrest Labs

synopsis: CEVA, Inc., the leading licensor of signal processing platforms and artificial intelligence processors for smarter, connected devices, announced the acquisition of the Hillcrest Laboratories, Inc. a leading global supplier of software and components for sensor processing in consumer and IoT devices.
buyer: CEVA, Inc. (CEVA:$77.28)
CEVA is a licensor of signal processing, sensor fusion and AI processors. They partner with semiconductor companies and OEMs worldwide to create power-efficient, intelligent and connected devices for a range of end markets, including mobile, consumer, automotive, robotics, industrial and IoT. "
target parent: InterDigital
target: Hillcrest Labs
Hillcrest Labs is a global supplier of software, components and intellectual property to enable the intelligent use of sensors in consumer electronics, robotics and IoT devices. Hillcrest delivers innovative solutions that power a variety of consumer electronics, commercial and industrial products.
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closed 12/20/2016 via GlobeNewswire

InterDigital, acquired Hillcrest Labs

synopsis: InterDigital, Inc., a mobile technology research and development company, announced the acquisition of Hillcrest Labs, a pioneer in sensor processing technology.
buyer: InterDigital (IDCC:$288.59)
InterDigital develops mobile technologies that are at the core of devices, networks, and services worldwide. They solve many of the industry's most critical and complex technical challenges, inventing solutions for more efficient broadband networks and a richer multimedia experience. "
target: Hillcrest Labs
Hillcrest Labs is a leading global supplier of software, components and intellectual property to enable the intelligent use of sensors in consumer electronics and IoT devices. Hillcrest’s products are used in the development of devices in the virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) segments.
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announced 4/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners Management LLC, will acquire Bomgar Corporation

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

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Barracuda Networks

synopsis: Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, announced that it has been acquired by leading private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo, LLC. in an all-cash transaction.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software & technology-enabled services sectors. They implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives & make accretive acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue & earnings, with the goal of increasing the business’ value. "
target: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda simplifies IT with cloud-enabled solutions that empower customers to protect their networks, applications and data, regardless of where they reside. These easy-to-use and affordable solutions are delivered in appliance, virtual appliance, cloud and hybrid deployment configurations.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,587 [$1,380]
rev ($mm)
$367
EBITDA ($mm)
$33
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
43.1x
closed 1/30/2017 via PR Web

IceWarp, Inc., acquired Mirapoint Software Inc.

synopsis: IceWarp, the global messaging and collaboration solutions provider acquired the Mirapoint customers, related assets and technology rights to Mirapoint Message Server, RazorGate and RazorSafe appliances from Synchronoss Technologies, the mobile cloud innovations leader. Mirapoint is well known for enterprise-grade messaging and security appliances.
buyer: IceWarp, Inc.
IceWarp is a provider of comprehensive messaging solutions for every business class. Building upon a decade of enterprise e-mail platforms experience, IceWarp offers organizations an all-in-one messaging and collaboration solution that enables their workforce to communicate through any platform. "
target parent: Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.
target: Mirapoint Software Inc.
Founded in 1997, Mirapoint Software is the market leader in appliance-based solutions for secure message networks in enterprise, service provider, and education organizations, with more than 120 million mailboxes served and secured worldwide.
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closed 6/2/2008 via BusinessWire

Blue Coat Systems, Inc., acquired Packeteer, Inc.

synopsis: Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the leader in WAN Application Delivery and Secure Web Gateway, announced that the stockholders of Packeteer, Inc. have tendered, including by guaranteed delivery, 29,694,108 outstanding shares of Packeteer. This provides Blue Coat with majority control of Packeteer.
buyer: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat Systems is the technology leader in Application Delivery Networking. Blue Coat offers an Application Delivery Network Infrastructure that provides the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere. "
target: Packeteer, Inc.
Packeteer is a global leader in WAN Application Delivery. Packeteer's solutions provide an intelligent, unified and adaptive approach to monitor, shape, and optimize applications, delivering the best user experience for any application to any location.
price ($mm)
$194
rev ($mm)
$147
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/16/2006 via PR Newswire

Packeteer, Inc., acquired Tacit Networks

synopsis: Packeteer, the global leader in WAN Application Optimization, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Tacit Networks, a technology leader providing complete branch office infrastructure solutions for organizations pursuing server, storage and resource consolidation to meet cost, security and regulatory compliance objectives.
buyer: Packeteer, Inc.
Packeteer is a global leader in WAN Application Delivery. Packeteer's solutions provide an intelligent, unified and adaptive approach to monitor, shape, and optimize applications, delivering the best user experience for any application to any location. "
target: Tacit Networks
Tacit Networks is the world's leading provider of WAN Optimization technology for Wide Area File Services (WAFS) and other Branch Office IT solutions.
price ($mm)
$78
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/24/2006 via BusinessWire

Tacit Networks, acquired Mobiliti, Inc.

synopsis: Tacit Networks today announced the extension of its enterprise IT consolidation strategy, which includes the acquisition of Mobiliti, Inc., a privately held leader in software for virtual networking, data backup and file synchronization for desktops and laptops.
buyer parent: Packeteer, Inc.
buyer: Tacit Networks
Tacit Networks is the world's leading provider of WAN Optimization technology for Wide Area File Services (WAFS) and other Branch Office IT solutions. "
target: Mobiliti, Inc.
Mobiliti develops innovative Mobile Next Generation Software that enables corporations to transparently take full control and manage their mobile data on any PC, any application, regardless of the communication method.
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closed 8/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Blue Coat, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec, an information protection expert, announced that it has successfully completed its acquisition of Blue Coat. Blue Coat is the #1 market share leader and share gainer in Web Security with a widely recognized portfolio of integrated technologies.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec Corporation is an information protection expert that helps people, businesses and governments. Symantec operates one of the largest global data-intelligence networks, has provided leading security, backup and availability solutions for where vital information is stored, accessed and shared."
target parent: Bain Capital
target: Blue Coat, Inc.
Blue Coat is a leader in advanced enterprise security. Through the Blue Coat Security Platform, Blue Coat unites network, security and cloud, providing customers with maximum protection against threats, while minimizing impact on network performance and enabling cloud applications and services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,073 [$4,722]
rev ($mm)
$598
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
7.9x
EV / EBITDA
533.6x
announced 11/9/2015 via Market Wire

Blue Coat Systems, Inc., will acquire Elastica

synopsis: Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in enterprise security, announced it has agreed to acquire Elastica, Inc., the leader in Data Science Powered Cloud Application Security. This acquisition offers a global security platform that provides visibility, control and data-level security across cloud, on-premise and hybrid cloud environments.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat is a leader in advanced enterprise security. Through the Blue Coat Security Platform, Blue Coat unites network, security and cloud, providing customers with maximum protection against threats, while minimizing impact on network performance and enabling cloud applications and services. "
target: Elastica
Elastica is the leader in Data Science Powered™ Cloud Application Security. Its CloudSOC™ platform empowers the companies to confidently leverage Cloud and SaaS applications while staying safe, secure and compliant.
price ($mm)
$280
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/30/2015 via Market Wire

Blue Coat Systems, Inc., acquired Perspecsys Inc.

synopsis: Blue Coat Systems, Inc., a market leader in enterprise security, announced it has acquired Perspecsys, Inc., a leader in enterprise cloud data protection solutions. Blue Coat is a leader in enterprise security, providing on-premise, hybrid and cloud-based solutions.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat is a leader in enterprise security, providing on-premise, hybrid and cloud-based solutions for protecting web connectivity, combating advanced threats and responding to security breaches. "
target: Perspecsys Inc.
PerspecSys Inc. provides cloud data governance solutions to financial service, public sector, and health care enterprises. It offers a Web-based CRM solution that is used for sales force automation, marketing automation, customer service and support, and partner relationship management applications.
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closed 5/26/2015 via Market Wire

Bain Capital, acquired Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Blue Coat Systems, Inc. announced the completion of its previously reported acquisition by Bain Capital. Blue Coat is a leader in enterprise security, providing on-premise, hybrid and cloud-based solutions for protecting web connectivity, combating advanced threats and responding to security breaches.
buyer: Bain Capital
Bain Capital, LLC is a global private investment firm that manages several pools of capital including private equity, venture capital, public equity, credit products and absolute return with approximately $80 billion in assets under management. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat is a leader in enterprise security, providing on-premise, hybrid and cloud-based solutions for protecting web connectivity, combating advanced threats and responding to security breaches.
price ($mm)
$2,400
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 12/18/2013 via Company Press Release

Blue Coat Systems, Inc., acquired Norman Shark

synopsis: Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the market leader in business assurance technology, announced it has acquired Norman Shark, the global leader in malware analysis solutions for enterprises, service providers and government.
buyer: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat Systems is a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions. Blue Coat offers solutions that provide the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere. "
target: Norman Shark
Norman Shark is a global leader and pioneer in proactive security software solutions and forensics malware tools. Norman Shark offers enterprise customers a portfolio of solutions for analyzing and building defensible networks against advanced targeted attacks.
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announced 5/22/2013 via Market Wire

Blue Coat Systems, Inc., will acquire Solera Networks

synopsis: Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the market leader in business assurance technology, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Solera Networks, the industry's leading provider of big data security intelligence and analytics for advanced threat protection.
buyer: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat Systems is a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions. Blue Coat offers solutions that provide the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere. "
target: Solera Networks
Solera Networks is the leading provider of Big Data Security Intelligence and Analytics for Advanced Threat Protection. Global 2000 enterprises, cloud service providers and government agencies rely on Solera Networks for real-time situational awareness, continuous monitoring, and more.
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closed 2/15/2012 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, has completed the acquisition of Blue Coat Systems, a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Blue Coat provides products to more than 15,000 customers worldwide, including 88 percent of the Fortune® Global 500.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Teachers Private Capital
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm that applies its investment strategy across multiple industries, with a particular focus on the software and service sectors. "
target: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat Systems is a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions. Blue Coat offers solutions that provide the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,146 [$863]
rev ($mm)
$467
EBITDA ($mm)
$67
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
13.3x
closed 1/26/2010 via BusinessWire

Blue Coat Systems, Inc., acquired S7 Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Blue Coat Systems, Inc. the technology leader in Application Delivery Networking, announced that it has obtained majority interest in S7 Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd., an IT research and development firm based in Bangalore, India.
buyer: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat Systems is the technology leader in Application Delivery Networking. Blue Coat offers an Application Delivery Network Infrastructure that provides the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere. "
target: S7 Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
S7 Software is a specialized provider of Migration and Reengineering services, enabling clients to transform legacy IT, for increased business value and improved competitive edge. S7 methodologies and automated tools ensure cost effective, predictable and quicker migrations.
price ($mm)
$5.25
rev ($mm)
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closed 6/2/2008 via BusinessWire

Blue Coat Systems, Inc., acquired Packeteer, Inc.

synopsis: Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the leader in WAN Application Delivery and Secure Web Gateway, announced that the stockholders of Packeteer, Inc. have tendered, including by guaranteed delivery, 29,694,108 outstanding shares of Packeteer. This provides Blue Coat with majority control of Packeteer.
buyer: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat Systems is the technology leader in Application Delivery Networking. Blue Coat offers an Application Delivery Network Infrastructure that provides the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere. "
target: Packeteer, Inc.
Packeteer is a global leader in WAN Application Delivery. Packeteer's solutions provide an intelligent, unified and adaptive approach to monitor, shape, and optimize applications, delivering the best user experience for any application to any location.
price ($mm)
$194
rev ($mm)
$147
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/11/2006 via PR Newswire

Blue Coat Systems, Inc., purchased NetCache business from Network Appliance Inc.

synopsis: Blue Coat Systems, a leader in secure content and application delivery, has completed the acquisition of assets of NetCache business from Network Appliance . On June 23, 2006, Blue Coat announced the execution of an asset purchase agreement to acquire the assets of the NetCache business.
buyer: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat Systems is the technology leader in Application Delivery Networking. Blue Coat offers an Application Delivery Network Infrastructure that provides the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere. "
seller: Network Appliance Inc. (NTAP:$5,899.00)
NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions that accelerate business breakthroughs and deliver outstanding cost efficiency.
price ($mm)
$29
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/6/2006 via PR Newswire

Blue Coat Systems, Inc., acquired Permeo Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Blue Coat(R) Systems BCSI, the leader in secure content and application delivery, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Permeo Technologies, a privately held provider of on-demand endpoint access, security and information protection solutions.
buyer: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat Systems is the technology leader in Application Delivery Networking. Blue Coat offers an Application Delivery Network Infrastructure that provides the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere. "
target: Permeo Technologies, Inc.
Permeo Technologies, a leading provider of on-demand information security, provides a comprehensive remote access and information protection solution that safely extends corporate applications to mobile workers, business partners and customers.
price ($mm)
$34
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/17/2004 via PR Newswire

Blue Coat Systems, Inc., acquired Cerberian

synopsis: Coat(TM) Systems, Inc. BCSI, a leading provider of proxy appliances, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Cerberian(R), a provider of URL filtering software. On July 19, 2004, Blue Coat announced a definitive agreement to acquire the Draper, Utah based company.
buyer: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat Systems is the technology leader in Application Delivery Networking. Blue Coat offers an Application Delivery Network Infrastructure that provides the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere. "
target: Cerberian
Cerberian is based in Draper, Utah and develops the Web Manager URL filtering software. The company features one of the industry's largest databases of categorized Web sites, and provides a dynamic URL categorization technology for any new or unrecognized URLs.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/2/2008 via BusinessWire

Blue Coat Systems, Inc., acquired Packeteer, Inc.

synopsis: Blue Coat Systems, Inc., the leader in WAN Application Delivery and Secure Web Gateway, announced that the stockholders of Packeteer, Inc. have tendered, including by guaranteed delivery, 29,694,108 outstanding shares of Packeteer. This provides Blue Coat with majority control of Packeteer.
buyer: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat Systems is the technology leader in Application Delivery Networking. Blue Coat offers an Application Delivery Network Infrastructure that provides the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere. "
target: Packeteer, Inc.
Packeteer is a global leader in WAN Application Delivery. Packeteer's solutions provide an intelligent, unified and adaptive approach to monitor, shape, and optimize applications, delivering the best user experience for any application to any location.
price ($mm)
$194
rev ($mm)
$147
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

JAMF, acquired cmdSecurity

synopsis: Jamf, the standard in Apple Enterprise Management, announced it has acquired the technical assets of cmdSecurity, which includes cmdReporter, a suite of security and compliance tools purpose-built for macOS.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: JAMF (JAMF:$290.23)
Jamf, the standard in Apple Enterprise Management, extends the legendary Apple experience people love to businesses, schools, and government organizations through its software and the world’s largest online community of IT admins focused exclusively on Apple, Jamf Nation. "
target: cmdSecurity
cmdReporter is a light-weight security monitoring tool for macOS that delivers the macOS security data IT security teams need, to the monitoring console they already use, all without a kernel extension.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

SolarWinds, acquired Trusted Metrics

synopsis: SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, announced that it has acquired Trusted Metrics, a provider of real-time threat monitoring and management software.
buyer: SolarWinds (SWI:$1,019.93)
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide, from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses, managed service providers (MSPs), government agencies, and educational institutions. "
target: Trusted Metrics
Trusted Metrics is a provider of real-time threat monitoring and management software. Trusted Metrics provides Elastic SOC®, a multi-tenant, cloud-based platform which gives organizations of any size the ability to incorporate SIEM as a framework for centralized log correlation.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Barracuda Networks

synopsis: Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, announced that it has been acquired by leading private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo, LLC. in an all-cash transaction.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software & technology-enabled services sectors. They implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives & make accretive acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue & earnings, with the goal of increasing the business’ value. "
target: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda simplifies IT with cloud-enabled solutions that empower customers to protect their networks, applications and data, regardless of where they reside. These easy-to-use and affordable solutions are delivered in appliance, virtual appliance, cloud and hybrid deployment configurations.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,587 [$1,380]
rev ($mm)
$367
EBITDA ($mm)
$33
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
43.1x
closed 11/7/2016 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, acquired Infoblox

synopsis: Infoblox Inc. and Vista Equity Partners announced the successful completion of the tender offer by India Merger Sub, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Holdco, LLC and an affiliate of Vista, for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of the Company at a price of $26.50 per share.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm with offices in Austin, Chicago and San Francisco, with over $26 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target: Infoblox (BLOX:$358.29)
Infoblox delivers Actionable Network Intelligence to enterprise, government, and service provider customers around the world. As the industry leader in DNS, DHCP, and IP address management, the category known as DDI, Infoblox provides control and security from the core.
price ($mm)
$1,600
rev ($mm)
$358
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
4.5x
EV / EBITDA
981.6x
announced 6/28/2016 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire CloudLock

synopsis: Cisco announced its intent to acquire CloudLock Inc., a privately held cloud security company based in Waltham, Massachusetts. CloudLock specializes in cloud access security broker (CASB) technology that provides enterprises with visibility and analytics around user behavior and sensitive data in cloud services.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$49,818.00)
Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. "
target: CloudLock
CloudLock is the leading provider of cloud cybersecurity. Its information security applications enable organizations to enforce regulatory, operational, and security compliance in public cloud platforms.
price ($mm)
$293
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Blue Coat, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec, an information protection expert, announced that it has successfully completed its acquisition of Blue Coat. Blue Coat is the #1 market share leader and share gainer in Web Security with a widely recognized portfolio of integrated technologies.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec Corporation is an information protection expert that helps people, businesses and governments. Symantec operates one of the largest global data-intelligence networks, has provided leading security, backup and availability solutions for where vital information is stored, accessed and shared."
target parent: Bain Capital
target: Blue Coat, Inc.
Blue Coat is a leader in advanced enterprise security. Through the Blue Coat Security Platform, Blue Coat unites network, security and cloud, providing customers with maximum protection against threats, while minimizing impact on network performance and enabling cloud applications and services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,073 [$4,722]
rev ($mm)
$598
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
7.9x
EV / EBITDA
533.6x
closed 10/8/2015 via BusinessWire

RiskIQ, acquired PassiveTotal

synopsis: RiskIQ, a company that protects corporate brands and their customers on the internet, announced its acquisition of PassiveTotal, a threat research platform created for analysts, by analysts, to expand its portfolio into threat analysis.
buyer: RiskIQ
RiskIQ provides organizations the visibility and intelligence they need to secure their Enterprise Digital Footprint. Using a global proxy network and virtual user technology, RiskIQ continuously discovers, inventories and monitors managed, unmanaged and rogue web and mobile assets. "
target: PassiveTotal
PassiveTotal wants to streamline analyst workflow when conducting threat infrastructure analysis. Analysts spend a lot time on data discovery, collection, and parsing, instead of focusing on what actually helps them defend themselves - deriving insights about the actors via analysis and correlation.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 10/8/2015 via BusinessWire

RiskIQ, acquired PassiveTotal

synopsis: RiskIQ, the Enterprise Digital Footprint Security company, announced its acquisition of PassiveTotal to expand its portfolio into threat analysis. Passive Total is a threat-analysis platform created for analysts, by analysts.
buyer: RiskIQ
RiskIQ provides organizations the visibility and intelligence they need to secure their Enterprise Digital Footprint. Using a global proxy network and virtual user technology, RiskIQ continuously discovers, inventories and monitors managed, unmanaged and rogue web and mobile assets. "
target: PassiveTotal
PassiveTotal wants to streamline analyst workflow when conducting threat infrastructure analysis. Analysts spend a lot time on data discovery, collection, and parsing, instead of focusing on what actually helps them defend themselves - deriving insights about the actors via analysis and correlation.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/26/2015 via Market Wire

Bain Capital, acquired Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Blue Coat Systems, Inc. announced the completion of its previously reported acquisition by Bain Capital. Blue Coat is a leader in enterprise security, providing on-premise, hybrid and cloud-based solutions for protecting web connectivity, combating advanced threats and responding to security breaches.
buyer: Bain Capital
Bain Capital, LLC is a global private investment firm that manages several pools of capital including private equity, venture capital, public equity, credit products and absolute return with approximately $80 billion in assets under management. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat is a leader in enterprise security, providing on-premise, hybrid and cloud-based solutions for protecting web connectivity, combating advanced threats and responding to security breaches.
price ($mm)
$2,400
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Imperva, Inc., will acquire SkyFence

synopsis: Imperva, Inc. announced the company has agreed to acquire cloud security gateway startup Skyfence. With Skyfence, IT can gain visibility and control over corporate use of Software-as-a Service (SaaS) applications in order to protect sensitive data from external and inside threats.
buyer: Imperva, Inc. (IMPV:$344.02)
Imperva, pioneering the third pillar of enterprise security, fills the gaps in endpoint and network security by directly protecting high-value applications and data assets in physical and virtual data centers. They provide an integrated security platform build specifically for modern threats. "
target: SkyFence
Skyfence develops solutions that ensure the security and compliance of cloud applications and data. With Skyfence, IT can gain visibility and control over corporate use of Software-as-a Service (SaaS) applications in order to protect sensitive data from external and inside threats.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 8/20/2013 via BusinessWire

Click Security, Inc., acquired VisibleRisk

synopsis: Click Security, a leader in real-time security analytics, announced it has acquired VisibleRisk, an Austin-based information security analytics company. Click Security and VisibleRisk will combine their products and expertise to enrich and accelerate actionable security intelligence solutions for enterprise–class customers.
buyer: Click Security, Inc.
Click Security, Inc. provides real-time security analytics for enterprises, higher education systems, critical infrastructure, and government agencies to protect their networks by automating the process of finding and closing security breaches worldwide. "
target: VisibleRisk
VisibleRisk operates as a security services firm with service offerings focused on advanced security analysis – including flexible, advanced "hunting-based” analytics, custom threat intelligence,and incident response support.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/25/2012 via BNC Analysis

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation, acquired Cofio Software

synopsis: Hitachi Data Systems has announced that it is acquiring Cofio Software, which specializes in data protection. Cofio's AIMstor combines backup and recovery, archiving, continuous data protection, bare metal restore and real-time replication in a single unified management system.
buyer parent: Hitachi, Ltd.
buyer: Hitachi Data Systems Corporation
Hitachi Data Systems provides best-in-class information technologies, services and solutions that deliver compelling customer ROI, unmatched return on assets (ROA) and demonstrable business impact. "
target: Cofio Software
San Diego-based Cofio is the developer of AIMstor, a software application the company said manages and protects all types of data from a customer's laptop to the server, the remote office and the cloud.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/27/2012 via PR Web

The PowerTech Group, Inc., acquired SafeStone Technologies PLC

synopsis: Help/Systems, LLC, the leading independent provider of operations, security, and business intelligence software for IBM® Power Systems™ servers running IBM i, announced its acquisition of Safestone Technologies, a system security software company based in the United Kingdom.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: The PowerTech Group, Inc.
The PowerTech Group Inc. provides automated security solutions for IBM midrange servers. It offers Network Security, an exit program solution to monitor network traffic to power systems servers; audit and control network access through exit points. "
target: SafeStone Technologies PLC
Safestone Technologies is the leading supplier of security, audit and compliance solutions for IBM Power Systems (i, AIX, Linux). Safestone's solutions deliver critical security information to businesses to ensure enhaced audit, control and regulatory compliance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/15/2012 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, has completed the acquisition of Blue Coat Systems, a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Blue Coat provides products to more than 15,000 customers worldwide, including 88 percent of the Fortune® Global 500.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Teachers Private Capital
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm that applies its investment strategy across multiple industries, with a particular focus on the software and service sectors. "
target: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat Systems is a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions. Blue Coat offers solutions that provide the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,146 [$863]
rev ($mm)
$467
EBITDA ($mm)
$67
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
13.3x
closed 10/11/2011 via BusinessWire

Accuvant, Inc., acquired V3rity Limited

synopsis: Accuvant, the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment, clarity and confidence to enterprise and government clients, has acquired the assets of V3rity Ltd., a company renowned for its V3rity database forensics and analysis software, which significantly reduces the time to analyze compromised database servers.
buyer: Accuvant, Inc.
Accuvant is the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment between IT security and business objectives, clarity to complex security challenges and confidence in complex security decisions. "
target: V3rity Limited
V3rity Ltd. is renowned for its V3rity database forensics and analysis software, which significantly reduces the time to analyze compromised database servers. Its innovative software enables database breach investigators to quickly and accurately find evidence of an intrusion.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/13/2010 via Company Press Release

GFI Software Ltd., acquired Sunbelt Software

synopsis: GFI Software, a market leading provider of software infrastructure products for small and medium-sized enterprises, announced that it has acquired Sunbelt Software and specifically its VIPRE® product suite. VIPRE technology will merge into GFI’s email security and web security solutions group.
buyer: GFI Software Ltd. (NYSE:GFIS:$151.79)
GFI Software provides a single best source of web and mail security, archiving and fax, networking and security software and hosted IT solutions for small to medium-sized enterprises (SME) via an extensive global partner community. "
target parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Sunbelt Software
Sunbelt Software is a leading provider of Windows security software including enterprise antivirus, antispyware, email security, and malware analysis tools. Leading products include the VIPRE® and CounterSpy® product lines, Sunbelt Exchange Archiver™, CWSandbox™, and ThreatTrack™.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/1/2009 via BusinessWire

McAfee, Inc., acquired MX Logic, Inc.

synopsis: McAfee, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately owned MX Logic, Inc. MX Logic is a leading global provider of cloud-based e-mail and Web security, email archiving and email continuity services.
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc., the leading dedicated security technology company, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. McAfee empowers users with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security. "
target: MX Logic, Inc.
MX Logic is a leading global provider of managed email and Web security, archiving, and business continuity services that deliver enterprise-grade performance without enterprise-level complexity and cost.
price ($mm)
$139
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/1/2009 via BusinessWire

McAfee, Inc., acquired Solidcore Systems

synopsis: McAfee, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately owned Solidcore Systems, Inc. for approximately $33 million in cash up front and with an earn-out of up to an additional $14 million if certain performance targets are met. McAfee can now offer the industry’s first end-to-end compliance solution.
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc., the leading dedicated security technology company, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. McAfee empowers users with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security. "
target: Solidcore Systems
Solidcore is the leader in protecting critical IT infrastructure from devices to the data center. Organizations worldwide trust Solidcore to detect and prevent unwanted change for improving IT compliance, security and availability.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/29/2009 via PR Newswire

Trend Micro Inc., will acquire Third Brigade, Inc

synopsis: Trend Micro Incorporated, a leader in network antivirus and Internet content security software and services, announced a definitive agreement to acquire the Third Brigade business, a privately-held security and compliance software company headquartered in Ottawa, Canada.
buyer: Trend Micro Inc. (TSE:4704:$1,496.11)
Trend Micro, Inc. is a leader in network antivirus and internet content security software and services. The Tokyo-based corporation has business units worldwide. Trend Micro products are sold through corporate and value-added resellers and managed service providers. "
target: Third Brigade, Inc
Third Brigade specializes in server and application protection for dynamic datacenters. Our advanced software and vulnerability response service allows virtual machines and physical servers to become self-defending; safe from the latest online threats.
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Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello’s solutions manage and optimize the performance of real-time services on cloud and enterprise networks. Their solutions allow over the top (OTT) service providers and enterprises around the world to deliver better service quality and a reliable user experience.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$9.40
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.28)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
92
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Ticker: RPD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rapid7, LLC
Rapid7, LLC
Rapid7 is trusted by IT and security professionals around the world to manage risk, simplify modern IT complexity, and drive innovation. Rapid7 analytics transform vast amounts of security and IT data into the answers needed to securely develop and operate sophisticated IT networks and applications.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$411.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($48.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($70.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1847
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Ticker: JNPR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Juniper Networks
Juniper Networks
Juniper Networks, Inc. designs, develops, and sells products and services that provide network infrastructure for networking requirements of service providers, enterprises, governments, and research and public sector organizations worldwide.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,430.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$686.00
EBIT ($mm)
$464.80
Net Income ($mm)
$395.40
Employees
9419
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Ticker: EXTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Extreme Networks
Extreme Networks
Extreme Networks, Inc. (EXTR) delivers software-driven networking solutions that help IT departments everywhere deliver the ultimate business outcome: stronger connections with customers, partners and employees.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$535.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.12
EBIT ($mm)
($10.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1378
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Meru Networks, Inc.
Meru Networks, Inc.
Founded in 2002, Meru Networks provides a virtualized wireless LAN architecture that cost-effectively delivers the performance, reliability, predictability and operational simplicity of a wired network, with the advantages of mobility.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: HIFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hifn Inc
Hifn powers network and information security. Leveraging over a decade of leadership and expertise in data encryption and compression, we are a trusted partner to industry innovators for whom security is critical to their success.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$39.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
176
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Ticker: SWI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SolarWinds
SolarWinds
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide, from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses, managed service providers (MSPs), government agencies, and educational institutions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,019.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$167.35
EBIT ($mm)
$70.22
Net Income ($mm)
$104.95
Employees
2155
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Ticker: CEVA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CEVA, Inc.
CEVA, Inc.
CEVA is a licensor of signal processing, sensor fusion and AI processors. They partner with semiconductor companies and OEMs worldwide to create power-efficient, intelligent and connected devices for a range of end markets, including mobile, consumer, automotive, robotics, industrial and IoT.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$77.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.94
EBIT ($mm)
($1.27)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.46
Employees
341
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Ticker: ATEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A10 Networks
A10 Networks
A10 Networks is a leader in application networking and security, providing a range of high-performance application networking solutions that help organizations ensure that their data center applications and networks remain highly available, accelerated and secure.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$208.74
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($30.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
772
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Ticker: CTXS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix is a cloud company that enables mobile workstyles—empowering people to work and collaborate from anywhere, securely accessing apps and data on any of the latest devices, as easily as they would in their own office.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,236.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$831.64
EBIT ($mm)
$620.79
Net Income ($mm)
$504.45
Employees
8400
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Ticker: XRTX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xyratex Ltd.
Xyratex Ltd.
Xyratex is a leading provider of data storage technology, including modular solutions for the enterprise data storage industry and hard disk drive (HDD) capital equipment for the HDD industry.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1,158.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.67
EBIT ($mm)
$20.58
Net Income ($mm)
$17.66
Employees
1960
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Ticker: NTCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems is the market leader in Unified Service Delivery Management enabling comprehensive end-to-end network and application assurance. It has delivered breakthrough packet-flow technology that provides trusted and comprehensive real-time network and application performance intelligence.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,134.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$128.93
EBIT ($mm)
($10.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3124
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Ticker: DDOG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Datadog, Inc.
Datadog, Inc.
Datadog is the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. Its SaaS platform integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring, and log management to provide unified, real-time observability of its customers’ entire technology stack.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$603.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.73
EBIT ($mm)
($13.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1403
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Ticker: ADIC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Digital Information Corporation
Advanced Digital Information Corporation is a leading provider of Intelligent Storage(TM) solutions to the open systems marketplace. ADIC is the world's largest supplier of automated tape systems using the drive technologies most often employed for backing up open system, client-server networks.
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$454.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.70
EBIT ($mm)
$4.10
Net Income ($mm)
$14.30
Employees
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Ticker: XTRA:OSP2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
USU Software AG
USU Software AG
Founded in 1977, USU offers software solutions and consulting services for IT and knowledge-based service Management, e.g. the IT service management suite Valuemation, the knowledge base Knowledge Center and the IT self-service solution Smart Link.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$78.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.23
EBIT ($mm)
$9.04
Net Income ($mm)
$7.41
Employees
544
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A263860
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc. is a South Korean-based provider of Network Access Control (NAC) solutions. Their flagship product, Genian NAC, helps businesses maintain smart visiblity and control of all of their IT assets and ensures the highest level of security compliance by using cloud technology.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$18.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.74
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$2.21
Employees
0
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