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closed 9/30/2008 via PR Newswire

Motorola, Inc., acquired AirDefense

synopsis: Motorola, Inc. completed its acquisition of AirDefense, Inc., a leading wireless LAN (WLAN) security provider. AirDefense will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Motorola integrated into Motorola's Enterprise Mobility business.
buyer: Motorola, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. The people of Motorola are committed to helping their customers to get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that they want and need. "
target: AirDefense
AirDefense, the innovator and market leader in Anywhere, Anytime Wireless Security, provides a complete suite of solutions that secure wireless networks and protect the extended mobile enterprise against all threats and attacks.
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closed 8/16/2006 via BusinessWire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Meetinghouse Data Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco Systems has completed the acquisition of privately-held Meetinghouse Data Communications, Inc. of Portsmouth, NH. With the close of the transaction, the Meetinghouse team and products have been integrated into Cisco's Wireless Networking Business Unit, reporting to vice president and general manager, Brett Galloway.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$49,818.00)
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. "
target: Meetinghouse Data Communications, Inc.
Meetinghouse provides a client-side 802.1X supplicant security software that allows enterprise customers to restrict network access to only authorized users and/or host devices attempting to gain access to networked resources through both wired and wireless media.
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closed 12/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Aruba Networks, Inc., acquired Avenda Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Aruba Networks has completed its acquisition of Avenda Systems. Avenda Systems is a leading developer of network security solutions that securely connect users and their personal mobile devices to business networks. These solutions facilitate development and enforcement of Bring Your Own Device initiatives in the workplace.
buyer: Aruba Networks, Inc. (US:ARUN:$516.77)
Aruba Networks provides network access solutions for the mobile enterprise. Its Mobile Virtual Enterprise architecture unifies wired and wireless network infrastructures into one seamless access solution for corporate headquarters, mobile business professionals, remote workers and guests. "
target parent: OVP Venture Partners
target: Avenda Systems, Inc.
Avenda Systems is a leading developer of network security solutions that securely connect users and their personal mobile devices to business networks. These solutions facilitate development and enforcement of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives in the workplace.
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closed 7/1/2021 via Company Press Release

Absolute Software Corporation, acquired NetMotion

synopsis: Absolute Software Corporation , a leader in Endpoint Resilience™ solutions, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire NetMotion Software, Inc., a leading provider of connectivity and security solutions.
buyer: Absolute Software Corporation (TSX:ABT:$116.17)
Absolute Software, based in Canada, is a leader in Endpoint Resilience solutions and the industry’s only undeletable defense platform embedded in over a half-billion devices. Absolute Software enables a permanent digital tether between the endpoint and the enterprise who distributed it. "
target: NetMotion
NetMotion provides security solutions for millions of devices deployed around the world. Customers choose the NetMotion platform for its powerful zero trust network access (ZTNA), experience monitoring and mobile-first enterprise VPN functionality.
price ($mm)
$340
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$60
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$18
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announced 9/28/2020 via BusinessWire

Ivanti, will acquire Pulse Secure LLC

synopsis: Ivanti, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise-grade intelligent IT management and security software solutions, will acquire Pulse Secure LLC, a leading provider of Secure Access and mobile security solutions to enterprise customers. Over 24,000 enterprises and service providers use Pulse Secure to enable workers mobility securely.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Ivanti
Ivanti is a leading provider of IT management and security software solutions. Ivanti automates IT and Security Operations to discover, manage, secure, and service from cloud to edge. From PCs to mobile devices, and the data center, Ivanti discovers IT assets on-premises, in cloud, and at the edge. "
target: Pulse Secure LLC
Pulse Secure, LLC is a leading provider of access and mobile security solutions to both enterprises and service providers. Pulse Secure’s mission is to enable open, integrated enterprise system solutions that empower business productivity through seamless mobility.
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closed 7/2/2020 via Company Press Release

HMD Global Oy, acquired Valona Labs

synopsis: Finland-based HMD Global has acquired the assets of Valona Labs, a mobile and IoT software company based in Texas. The acquisition of Valona Labs, with its expertise in mobile, enterprise, and cybersecurity software, will further HMD’s reputation as a global leader in smartphone software updates and security.
buyer: HMD Global Oy
Finland-based HMD Global is the home of Nokia phones. HMD designs and markets a range of smartphones and feature phones targeted at a range of consumers and price points. With a commitment to innovation and quality, HMD is the proud exclusive licensee of the Nokia brand for phones and tablets. "
target: Valona Labs
Valona Labs is a mobile and IoT software company based in Texas that develops mobile cybersecurity software and solutions for enterprises. The company's Valona DPC application allows IT administrators to manage corporate devices from Android phones and tablets.
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closed 8/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

Carbonite, Inc., acquired Datacastle

synopsis: Carbonite, the Boston-based cloud backup company, acquired Seattle-based Datacastle. The acquisition of Datacastle, which provides endpoint backup and analytics software, is meant to expand the company’s endpoint business with larger companies.
buyer: Carbonite, Inc. (CARB:$405.29)
Carbonite provides data protection solutions for businesses and the IT professionals who serve them. Their solution suite provides a full complement of backup, disaster recovery, high availability and migration solutions for any size business, all supported by secure and global cloud infrastructure."
target: Datacastle
Datacastle protects enterprises from mobile data loss and data breach with simplified and scalable endpoint backup, archiving and insights. Their Datacastle RED product provides secure and auditable access to enterprise data on critical devices, anytime, anywhere.
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closed 6/29/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

Cyber adAPT, acquired Mobile Active Defense, Inc.

synopsis: Cyber adAPT®, announced that it has acquired the Mobile Active Defense (M@D) suite of products and integrated key management and personnel into Cyber adAPT, Inc. Mobile Active Defense,Inc. (M@D) develops software that secures and protects confidential data on mobile devices for enterprises, governments and individuals.
buyer: Cyber adAPT
Cyber adAPT® is the only security platform that monitors 100% of traffic inside mobile-enabled enterprise networks, instantly illuminating otherwise hidden, malicious threats that make it through perimeter defenses. "
target: Mobile Active Defense, Inc.
Mobile Active Defense,Inc. (M@D) develops software that secures and protects confidential data on mobile devices for enterprises, governments and individuals. M@D’s award winning Mobile Enterprise Compliance & Security Server (MECS) was built specifically for mobile security.
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closed 4/25/2012 via Company Press Release

Excitor A/S, acquired Giritech ApS

synopsis: Excitor, a leading provider of secure mobile device management, mobile email and mobile application solutions, announced its acquisition of Giritech A/S, a provider of secure online access solutions across iOS, Android, Mac OS, Linux and Windows devices, in a move to mobilise enterprise applications securely.
buyer: Excitor A/S
Excitor is a leading provider of secure mobile device management, mobile email and mobile application solutions. Excitor develops and sells DME (Dynamic Mobile Exchange) to organizations globally. "
target: Giritech ApS
Giritech is an innovative software development company with the mission to simplify IT network security. Giritech's patented technology and award winning solution, G/On, simplifies network protection by creating secure virtual access for the right users to the right applications.
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closed 10/2/2014 via BusinessWire

Pulse Secure LLC, acquired MobileSpaces

synopsis: Pulse Secure announced that it has acquired MobileSpaces, a leading provider of mobile security for the app-centric enterprise. MobileSpaces helps enterprises mobilize their applications and services, govern their data, and respect the privacy of their employees.
buyer: Pulse Secure LLC
Pulse Secure, LLC is a leading provider of access and mobile security solutions to both enterprises and service providers. Pulse Secure’s mission is to enable open, integrated enterprise system solutions that empower business productivity through seamless mobility. "
target: MobileSpaces
MobileSpaces helps enterprises mobilize their applications and services, govern their data, and respect the privacy of their employees. MobileSpaces offers a BYOD policy-managed workspace that protects mobile enterprise apps and data against loss and leakage.
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closed 3/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Juniper Networks, acquired Mist Systems

synopsis: Juniper Networks, an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Mist Systems, a pioneer in cloud-managed wireless networks powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI).
buyer: Juniper Networks (JNPR:$4,430.60)
Juniper Networks challenges the status quo with products, solutions and services that transform the economics of networking. Their team co-innovates with customers and partners to deliver automated, scalable and secure networks with agility, performance and value. "
target: Mist Systems
Mist Systems built the first AI-driven Wireless LAN, which makes Wi-Fi predictable, reliable, and measurable. Mist’s AI technology plays a key role in bringing automation and insight across the full IT stack, delivering seamless end-to-end user experiences and substantial IT cost savings.
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closed 12/9/2009 via BusinessWire

Hitachi, Ltd., purchased Mobile Communication Software Assets from Nortel Networks Corporation

synopsis: Hitachi, Ltd. announced it has acquired next generation packet core network components, including software products that support the transfer of data over existing wireless networks and the next generation of wireless communications technology, from Nortel Networks Limited, Nortel Networks Inc. and Nortel Networks Technology Corporation.
buyer: Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501:$78,977.24)
Hitachi, Ltd. is a leading global electronics company. The company offers a wide range of systems, products and services in market sectors including information systems, electronic devices, power and industrial systems, consumer products, materials, logistics and financial services. "
seller: Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for their customers. Nortel's next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications.
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announced 8/15/2016 via BusinessWire

Carlyle Group, will acquire NetMotion Wireless Inc

synopsis: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. announced that NetMotion Wireless, Inc., a provider of mobile security software solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by The Carlyle Group. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2016, subject to normal closing conditions and regulatory approvals.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$8,297.70)
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $176 billion of assets under management across 127 funds and 164 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2016. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions. "
target parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
target: NetMotion Wireless Inc
NetMotion Wireless mobile security and performance management software accelerates business-critical applications, hybrid networks and mobile devices. NetMotion gives IT decision-makers intelligence and control over devices, applications and networks to increase efficiency and end-user productivity.
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closed 9/11/2012 via BusinessWire

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., acquired NetMotion Wireless Inc

synopsis: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. has acquired NetMotion Wireless, Inc., the leading provider of mobile virtual private network and network performance management software solutions. NetMotion Wireless develops software to manage, secure and optimize wireless data deployments for organizations with mobile field workers.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a private investment firm focused on special situations private equity such as corporate divestitures, recapitalizations, buyouts, restructurings, turnarounds and other equity investments. "
target: NetMotion Wireless Inc
NetMotion Wireless develops software to manage, secure and optimize wireless data deployments for organizations with mobile field workers. The company’s products address the unique challenges introduced by the use of wireless.
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announced 9/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ivanti, will acquire MobileIron

synopsis: Ivanti, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise-grade intelligent IT management and security software solutions, will acquire MobileIron, the mobile-centric security platform for the Everywhere Enterprise. MobileIron leverages a zero trust approach to secure access and protect data across the enterprise.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Ivanti
Ivanti is a leading provider of IT management and security software solutions. Ivanti automates IT and Security Operations to discover, manage, secure, and service from cloud to edge. From PCs to mobile devices, and the data center, Ivanti discovers IT assets on-premises, in cloud, and at the edge. "
target: MobileIron (MOBL:$214.91)
MobileIron is redefining enterprise security with a mobile-centric security platform for the Everywhere Enterprise. The company leverages a zero trust approach, which assumes bad actors are already in the network and secure access is determined by a never trust, always verify model.
price ($mm)
$872
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$215
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4.1x
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closed 11/5/2018 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Appthority, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced its acquisition of Appthority, a privately held company that offers comprehensive Mobile Application Security Analysis. This technology gives Symantec customers the critical ability to analyze mobile apps for both malicious capabilities and unsafe and unwanted behaviors.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations look to Symantec for strategic solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks. "
target: Appthority, Inc.
Appthority is a pioneer in enterprise mobile security and the leader in the Mobile Threat Defense category. The comprehensive Appthority Mobile Threat Protection (MTP) solution helps customers keep their data private and secure from mobile device, app and network threats.
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closed 9/24/2015 via BNC Analysis

TECLIB SAS, acquired Uhuru Mobile

synopsis: TECLIB SAS announced the acquisition of Uhuru Mobile, an all-in-one secure solution suite for Smartphones and Tablets. Uhuru Mobile’s security solution features data encryption, VoIP encryption, SMS encryption, and protection against malware and vulnerability exploits.
buyer: TECLIB SAS
TECLIB SAS is an IT consulting company based in Paris, France. "
target: Uhuru Mobile
Uhuru® Mobile is an all-in-one secure solution suite for Smartphones and Tablets. Uhuru Mobile’s security solution features data encryption, VoIP encryption, SMS encryption, and protection against malware and vulnerability exploits.
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announced 9/4/2015 via Reuters

Blackberry, will acquire Good Technology, Inc.

synopsis: BlackBerry Ltd said it will buy rival mobile software provider Good Technology Inc to boost its ability to help corporate clients manage smartphones running on different operating systems. The deal may help BlackBerry win new customers for its services business, a priority as it shifts focus to device management software for enterprise customers.
buyer: Blackberry (BB:$882.00)
A global leader in mobile communications, BlackBerry® revolutionized the mobile industry when it was introduced in 1999. BlackBerry aims to inspire the success of their millions of customers around the world by continuously pushing the boundaries of mobile experiences. "
target: Good Technology, Inc.
Good Technology is the leader in secure mobility solutions, providing the leading secure mobility solution for enterprises and governments worldwide, across all stages of the mobility lifecycle.
price ($mm)
$425
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closed 2/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Trend Micro Inc., acquired Mobile Armor, Inc.

synopsis: Trend Micro Inc., a global leader in Internet content security, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Mobile Armor, Inc., an innovator and leader in data encryption and mobile device management technology.
buyer: Trend Micro Inc. (TSE:4704:$1,496.11)
Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in Internet content security, focuses on securing the exchange of digital information for businesses and consumers. Trend Micro protects operational continuity, personal information, and property from malware, spam, data leaks and the newest Web threats. "
target parent: Dolphin Equity Partners
target: Mobile Armor, Inc.
Mobile Armor, Inc. is an innovator and leader in data encryption and mobile device management technology. Mobile Armor provides domestically developed trusted data security solutions to commercial and government organizations.
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closed 3/2/2009 via Company Press Release

Visto Corporation, acquired Good Technology, Inc.

synopsis: VISTO, the world's leading provider of push mobility solutions announced it has completed the acquisition of Good Technology, Inc., from Motorola. Going forward, the combined companies will operate together under the name Good Technology.
buyer: Visto Corporation
VISTO, a leading provider of mobile push synchronization platform and service provider, enables mobile operators to provide easy-to-use communications services from email to social networking to photo sharing across the broadest set of devices. "
target parent: Motorola, Inc.
target: Good Technology, Inc.
Good Technology is the leader in wireless handheld computing software and service, using industry standards to provide the corporate applications enterprises need on the handhelds they choose over the networks they prefer.
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closed 9/30/2008 via PR Newswire

Motorola, Inc., acquired AirDefense

synopsis: Motorola, Inc. completed its acquisition of AirDefense, Inc., a leading wireless LAN (WLAN) security provider. AirDefense will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Motorola integrated into Motorola's Enterprise Mobility business.
buyer: Motorola, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. The people of Motorola are committed to helping their customers to get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that they want and need. "
target: AirDefense
AirDefense, the innovator and market leader in Anywhere, Anytime Wireless Security, provides a complete suite of solutions that secure wireless networks and protect the extended mobile enterprise against all threats and attacks.
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closed 11/3/2021 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Envysion, Inc.

synopsis: Motorola Solutions has acquired Envysion, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise video security and business analytics solutions for the quick-service restaurant and retail industries. With the acquisition, Motorola Solutions will bring greater operational efficiency and safety to the vast restaurant and retail industries across the U.S.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions is a global leader in public safety and enterprise security. Their technology platforms in communications, command center software, video security solutions, and managed and support services make cities safer and help communities and businesses thrive. "
target: Envysion, Inc.
Envysion is a provider of video-driven business intelligence solutions. Its cloud-based solution integrates video systems with sales data to proactively identify potentially fraudulent transactions and highlight sales patterns and in-store activity without the need to monitor hours of video footage.
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closed 8/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Callyo

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc. announced it has acquired Callyo, a cloud-based mobile applications provider for law enforcement. Their portfolio includes two application suites – 10-21, which simplifies communication between first responders and citizens, and Callyo, which provides investigative tools that improve digital evidence collection.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions is a global leader in mission-critical communications. Their technology platforms in communications, command center software, video security solutions, and managed and support services make cities safer and help communities and businesses thrive. "
target: Callyo
Callyo is a SaaS serving thousands of public safety customers across North America. Its portfolio includes two application suites – 10-21, which simplifies communication between first responders and citizens, and Callyo, which provides investigative tools that improve digital evidence collection.
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closed 7/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired WatchGuard, Inc.

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc. has acquired WatchGuard, Inc., a U.S. leader in mobile video solutions. WatchGuard designs and manufactures in-car video systems, body-worn cameras, evidence management systems, and software. WatchGuard solutions enable law enforcement users to capture, manage, store and share high-quality video evidence.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions is a global leader in mission-critical communications. Their technology platforms in communications, command center software, video security solutions, and managed and support services make cities safer and help communities and businesses thrive. "
target: WatchGuard, Inc.
WatchGuard is a leading provider of mobile video solutions for law enforcement. Its products include in-car video systems and body-worn cameras along with evidence management software. WatchGuard’s solutions increase transparency and accountability, reduce agency liability, and more.
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closed 1/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired VaaS International Holdings

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc. announced it has acquired VaaS International Holdings, Inc. (VaaS), the leading global provider of AI-driven image capture and analysis technology. They are structured as a holding company with two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Digital Recognition Network (DRN) and Vigilant Solutions.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
target: VaaS International Holdings
VaaS (Video Analysis as a Service) International Holdings, Inc. is the leading global provider of AI-driven image capture and analysis technology. They are structured as a holding company with two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Digital Recognition Network (DRN) and Vigilant Solutions.
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closed 8/28/2017 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Kodiak Networks

synopsis: Motorola Solutions announced it has acquired Kodiak Networks. Kodiak is a provider of a standards-based Push-to-Talk (PTT) communication platform to wireless carriers and operators as a software-as-a-service solution. The Kodiak Broadband PTT platform delivers fast, reliable, and secure calling with LMR interoperability over various networks.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
target: Kodiak Networks
Kodiak is a provider of a standards-based Push-to-Talk (PTT) communication platform to wireless carriers and operators as a software-as-a-service solution. The Kodiak Broadband PTT platform delivers fast, reliable, and secure calling with LMR interoperability over 4G LTE, WiFi, and 3G networks.
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closed 3/7/2018 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Airbus DS Communications

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, a company that provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world, has acquired Airbus DS Communications, a leading provider in North America of command center software for emergency call handling.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
target parent: Airbus Group
target: Airbus DS Communications
Airbus DS Communications is a leading provider in North America of command center software for emergency call handling. Its VESTA ® suite is a comprehensive 911 call-handling solution, operating on a flexible, open software architecture.
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closed 12/8/2016 via Company Press Release

Motorola Solutions, Inc., purchased Mobile Assets Communications System from Cyfas Systems Ltd.

synopsis: Motorola Solutions announced it has acquired the Mobile Assets Communications System (MACS) from Cyfas Systems, along with related ICCS (Integrated Communications Control System) products. MACS is an innovative unified communications platform for control rooms. MACS provides enhanced ICCS functionality, supporting critical control room operations.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
seller: Cyfas Systems Ltd.
Mobile Assets Communications System is an innovative unified communications platform for the next generation of control rooms. Cyfas Systems provides, installs and services radio based communications systems. The company supplies a range of radio equipment, call systems and control room solutions.
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closed 11/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Gridstone

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, a company that provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world, has acquired Gridstone, a privately held company which specializes in iOS apps for public agency use.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
target: Gridstone
Gridstone is a privately held company which specializes in iOS apps for public agency use. Gridstone develops mobile applications that are well-designed, easy-to-use and proven in helping organisations overcome their most complex workflow management problems. They are based in Australia.
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closed 11/10/2016 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Spillman Technologies

synopsis: Motorola Solutions announced that it has completed its acquisition of Spillman Technologies, a provider of comprehensive law enforcement and public safety software solutions for computer-aided dispatch (CAD) and records management systems (RMS). Spillman provides public safety software to more than 1,700 agencies throughout the United States.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
target: Spillman Technologies
Spillman specializes in integrated on-premises and cloud software solutions, including Computer-Aided Dispatch, Records Management Systems, Mobile Data & Field Reporting, Mapping & GIS, Jail Management Systems, Fire, Data Sharing, Personnel & Resources, and Analytics & Intelligence-Led Policing.
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closed 4/1/2015 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired PublicEngines

synopsis: Motorola Solutions has acquired PublicEngines, a privately held provider of cloud-based solutions that deliver crime analysis, predictive policing and citizen engagement capabilities for law enforcement agencies, governments and other organizations.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions is a leading provider of mission-critical solutions and services for public safety and commercial customers. Through leading-edge innovation and communications technology, it is a global leader that enables its customers to be their best in the moments that matter. "
target: PublicEngines
PublicEngines develops easy-to-use, cloud-based software that helps law enforcement, government, defense and other organizations gather, analyze and share intelligence to improve public safety.
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closed 2/12/2015 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Emergency CallWorks

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of mission-critical communication solutions and services for public safety and commercial customers, announced that it has acquired Emergency CallWorks, a privately held leading provider of Next-Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) call-taking software for public safety.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions is a leading provider of mission-critical solutions and services for public safety and commercial customers. Through leading-edge innovation and communications technology, it is a global leader that enables its customers to be their best in the moments that matter. "
target: Emergency CallWorks
Emergency CallWorks provides the PSAP and Dispatch community with the industry’s first vertically and horizontally integrated solution for receiving Next Generation 9-1-1 calls, dispatching first responders and other resources, and transmitting critical information to the mobile workforce.
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closed 1/2/2014 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Twisted Pair Solutions

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc., announced that it has acquired Twisted Pair Solutions, a recognized leader in push-to-talk over broadband applications for secure, real-time communication anywhere, on any device.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola Solutions is a leading provider of business- and mission-critical communication products and services for enterprise and government customers. Through leading-edge innovation and communications technology, it is a global leader that enables its customers to be their best. "
target: Twisted Pair Solutions
Twisted Pair Solution's award-winning WAVE software technology enables partners and customers to build and operate secure, highly scalable communications solutions in the world's most demanding IT environments.
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closed 6/26/2013 via BusinessWire

AirWatch, LLC, purchased Mobility Services Platform from Motorola Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: AirWatch, the global leader and innovator in mobile security and the largest Enterprise Mobility Management provider, has acquired Motorola Solutions’ MSP (Mobility Services Platform) business. The MSP manages Motorola Solutions mobile computers, tablets and peripherals, as well as consumer smartphones and tablets, all from a single pane of glass.
buyer: AirWatch, LLC
AirWatch is the global leader and innovator in mobile security and enterprise mobile management. The largest customer base, combined with the largest research and development team in the industry, allows AirWatch to provide the broadest functionality at the lowest cost. "
seller: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
The Mobility Services Platform (MSP) provides multi-device management - across Motorola Solutions mobile computers, tablets and peripherals, as well as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) consumer smartphones and tablets.
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closed 12/22/2010 via PR Newswire

Motorola Mobility, acquired Zecter Inc.

synopsis: Motorola Mobility, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Motorola, Inc., announced that it has acquired Zecter, Inc., a leading start-up with synchronization and streaming technologies for on-demand digital media consumption.
buyer parent: Motorola, Inc.
buyer: Motorola Mobility
The Motorola Mobility division includes mobile handsets, wireless accessories, and home digital media devices. "
target: Zecter Inc.
Zecter's solutions connect users to their content seamlessly and instantaneously. Zecter currently has two products commercially available: ZumoDrive, for cloud-based content sync, access and sharing; and ZumoCast, for personal media streaming to any device.
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closed 1/13/2011 via BusinessWire

Motorola Mobility, acquired 4Home, Inc.

synopsis: Pond Ventures has announced the acquisition closing of 4Home, Inc. 4Home was acquired by Motorola Mobility, Inc. The company delivers connected home services through its carrier-grade software platform, ControlPoint, including energy management, home security and monitoring, media management and home health.
buyer parent: Motorola, Inc.
buyer: Motorola Mobility
Motorola Mobility, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Motorola, Inc. The Motorola Mobility division includes mobile handsets, wireless accessories, and home digital media devices. "
target: 4Home, Inc.
4Home, Inc. has designed, developed, and patented an award-winning software and services platform. 4Home’s platform bridges the gap between the consumer and the sea of information and disparate devices with the specific goal of delivering “Connected Home Services.”
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closed 9/16/2010 via PR Newswire

Motorola, Inc., acquired Aloqa GmbH

synopsis: Motorola, Inc. announced that it has acquired Aloqa GmbH, a privately-held, leading developer of location-based software and technologies that are designed to enable the discovery of relevant web content by mobile smartphone users.
buyer: Motorola, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola is known around the world for innovation in communications and is focused on advancing the way the world connects; from broadband communications infrastructure, enterprise mobility and public safety solutions to mobile and wireline digital communication devices. "
target: Aloqa GmbH
Aloqa allows publishers with location-based content to proactively push content onto mobile devices for free. Aloqa's application pushes notifications in real-time about nearby events - with relevancy based on the user's current location, pre-defined interests, and social networks.
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closed 1/22/2010 via PR Newswire

Motorola, Inc., acquired SecureMedia, Inc.

synopsis: Motorola, Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of SecureM, LLC and its wholly owned subsidiaries, together operating as SecureMedia®, a developer of software-based digital rights management (DRM) and security systems for IP video distribution and management.
buyer: Motorola, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. The people of Motorola are committed to helping their customers to get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that they want and need. "
target parent: Cavalier Telephone, LLC
target: SecureMedia, Inc.
SecureMedia is the most experienced provider of proven open-platform content protection software for video-on-demand, IP video, multimedia, music and other digital content distributed over cable, satellite and broadband IP networks.
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closed 3/2/2009 via Company Press Release

Visto Corporation, acquired Good Technology, Inc.

synopsis: VISTO, the world's leading provider of push mobility solutions announced it has completed the acquisition of Good Technology, Inc., from Motorola. Going forward, the combined companies will operate together under the name Good Technology.
buyer: Visto Corporation
VISTO, a leading provider of mobile push synchronization platform and service provider, enables mobile operators to provide easy-to-use communications services from email to social networking to photo sharing across the broadest set of devices. "
target parent: Motorola, Inc.
target: Good Technology, Inc.
Good Technology is the leader in wireless handheld computing software and service, using industry standards to provide the corporate applications enterprises need on the handhelds they choose over the networks they prefer.
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closed 10/15/2008 via Company Press Release

Sagem Sécurité, purchased Biometrics Business from Motorola, Inc.

synopsis: SAFRAN through Sagem Sécurité, its wholly owned subsidiary and a world leader in ID solutions based on biometrics, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the biometric business unit within Motorola Inc., which includes its Printrak trademark.
buyer parent: Safran SA
buyer: Sagem Sécurité
Sagem Sécurité is part of the Defense and Security Branch of the SAFRAN group. It is the world leader in digital fingerprint biometrics and a leading player in multibiometric technologies, smartcards, secure transactions and ID management solutions. "
seller: Motorola, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. The people of Motorola are committed to helping their customers to get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that they want and need.
price ($mm)
$177
rev ($mm)
$109
EBITDA ($mm)
$14
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
12.5x
closed 9/30/2008 via PR Newswire

Motorola, Inc., acquired AirDefense

synopsis: Motorola, Inc. completed its acquisition of AirDefense, Inc., a leading wireless LAN (WLAN) security provider. AirDefense will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Motorola integrated into Motorola's Enterprise Mobility business.
buyer: Motorola, Inc. (MSI:$7,885.00)
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. The people of Motorola are committed to helping their customers to get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that they want and need. "
target: AirDefense
AirDefense, the innovator and market leader in Anywhere, Anytime Wireless Security, provides a complete suite of solutions that secure wireless networks and protect the extended mobile enterprise against all threats and attacks.
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announced 11/6/2015 via PR Newswire

Anoto Group AB, will acquire Livescribe, Inc.

synopsis: Anoto Group AB announced an agreement to acquire Livescribe Inc. Based in Oakland, California and founded in 2007, Livescribe's smartpens allow students, business people, journalists, and anyone who values pen and paper note-taking to capture, access, and share everything they write, draw, and hear.
buyer: Anoto Group AB (OM:ANOT:$22.67)
Anoto Group, through its subsidiaries, develops and licenses a technology for digital pen and paper, which enables the transmission of handwritten text and illustrations into digital format. Their solutions are based on Anoto digital pen and paper technology to capture, transmit, and store data. "
target: Livescribe, Inc.
Livescribe is the global leader in the design and manufacturing of smartpens, enabling customers to capture, search and share handwritten notes on the digital devices they use every day. Livescribe makes the only smartpens on the market that synchronize handwritten notes with recorded audio.
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closed 12/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Vertical Communications, Inc., acquired Vodavi Technology, Inc.

synopsis: Vertical Communications, a leading provider of next-generation, IP-based phone systems and applications that help businesses better serve their customers, announced the completion of its acquisition of Phoenix, Arizona-based Vodavi Technology, Inc. for $7.50 per share, or approximately $31.1 million in the aggregate.
buyer parent: Artisoft, Inc.
buyer: Vertical Communications, Inc.
Vertical Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of next-generation IP-based voice and data communications systems for business. Vertical combines voice and data technologies with business process understanding to deliver integrated IP-PBX and application solutions. "
target: Vodavi Technology, Inc.
Vodavi Technology, Inc. designs, develops, markets and supports a range of business telecommunications solutions, including traditional, converged, and Internet protocol (IP)-based telephone systems and telephony applications.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
$42
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
13.6x
closed 10/19/2017 via Company Press Release

Hans Turck GmbH & Co. KG, acquired Vilant Systems Oy

synopsis: Turck has acquired a majority stake in Vilant Systems. Finland-based Vilant Systems is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of supply chain and asset tracking RFID systems. Vilant's offerings includes software, third party hardware supplied from a trusted partner, network and services such as installation, integration, consultation and 24/7 support.
buyer: Hans Turck GmbH & Co. KG
As a specialist in sensor, fieldbus, and connectivity products -- as well as interface technology, human-machine interfaces, and RFID systems -- Germany-based Turck offers efficient solutions for factory and process automation applications. "
target: Vilant Systems Oy
Based in Finland, Vilant Systems is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of supply chain and asset tracking RFID systems. Vilant's offerings includes software, third party hardware supplied from a trusted partner, network and services such as installation, integration, consultation and 24/7 support.
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closed 11/5/2015 via BusinessWire

ST Imaging, acquired nextScan Inc.

synopsis: ST Imaging, a division of Digital Check Corporation and technology provider of digital microfilm and book scanning technology, has acquired nextScan Inc., the industry's top manufacturer of high performance production Microfilm Scanners and Workflow Software Technology.
buyer parent: Digital Check Corporation
buyer: ST Imaging
ST Imaging is a leading worldwide manufacturer and distributor of micrographic equipment and other collection scanning solutions. In 2004, ST Imaging introduced the revolutionary all digital ST200 film scanner, changing the way library customers view film. "
target: nextScan Inc.
nextScan is a world leader in cutting edge technology for the micrographics conversion and document management industry. Incorporated in 2002, nextScan was established to give the microfilm and microfiche conversion market a high performance alternative to existing technologies.
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closed 5/27/2009 via PR Newswire

Crosscheck Networks, Inc., acquired Forum Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Crosscheck Networks, Inc., a leader in Web services testing and simulation tools, announced that it has acquired Forum Systems, a pioneer in Web service security and gateway policy enforcement.
buyer: Crosscheck Networks, Inc.
Crosscheck Networks delivers solutions for deploying robust, resilient, secure and reliable Web services.The company's integrated, holistic product suite streamlines and optimizes resources throughout the Web services lifecycle. "
target: Forum Systems, Inc.
Forum Systems, Inc. is the Leader in Web Services and SOA Security(TM) with a comprehensive suite of trust management, threat protection and information assurance solutions for the automated Web.
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closed 3/3/2008 via BusinessWire

Ciena Corporation, acquired World Wide Packets

synopsis: Ciena® Corporation, the network specialist, today announced the completion of its acquisition of World Wide Packets, Inc. pursuant to the terms of the acquisition agreement announced on January 22, 2008.
buyer: Ciena Corporation (CIEN:$3,503.50)
Ciena specializes in network transition. We provide the flexible platforms, intelligent software and professional services to build converged networks for enhanced services and applications. "
target: World Wide Packets
World Wide Packets designs products for the access and aggregation tiers of the network. Typically deployed from the metro edge to the customer edge, the platforms provide the resiliency, flexibility and scalability required to deliver the next generation of Carrier Ethernet-based services.
price ($mm)
$269
rev ($mm)
$23
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
11.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/12/2008 via

Better Online Solutions Ltd., acquired Dimex Systems Ltd.

synopsis: Better Online Solutions Ltd., a leading provider of enterprise software and RFID solutions, announced today that it entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of assets and activities of Dimex Systems Ltd.
buyer: Better Online Solutions Ltd. (BOSC:$0.00)
Better Online Solutions Ltd.'s operations consist of: (i) Software and Hardware RFID Solutions (ii) specialized enterprise software, including IBM System i middleware, data and license management and mobile connectivity, and (iii) Supply Chain products, reselling electronic systems and components. "
target: Dimex Systems Ltd.
Dimex Systems Ltd. is a private Israeli company, established in 1988. Dimex is a leading integrator of Automatic Identification and Data Collection systems (AIDC) solutions based on RFID and Barcode technology.
price ($mm)
$0.96
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announced 5/14/2007 via PR Newswire

Alcatel-Lucent, will acquire NetDevices

synopsis: Alcatel-Lucent announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held NetDevices, a developer of services gateway products for enterprise branch networks, based in Sunnyvale, California.
buyer: Alcatel-Lucent (ALU:$15,240.28)
Alcatel-Lucent provides solutions that enable service providers, enterprise and governments worldwide, to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. "
target: NetDevices
NetDevices, Inc. provides the next generation of unified edge-networking solutions for the enterprise remote office and managed services markets. The company's Unified Services Gateway offers deployment and management simplicity.
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announced 4/26/2007 via PR Newswire

Inter-Tel, Inc. will be merged with Mitel Networks Corporation,

synopsis: Mitel Networks Corporation and Inter-Tel Incorporated, have signed a definitive merger agreement whereby Mitel will acquire Inter-Tel, a full-service provider of business communications solutions for US$25.60 per Inter-Tel share in cash, representing a total purchase price of approximately US$723 million.
buyer: Mitel Networks Corporation (MITL:$1,059.10)
Mitel provides unified communications solutions and services for business customers. Mitel's voice-centric IP-based communications solutions consist of a combination of telephony hardware and software that integrate voice, video and data communications with business applications and processes. "
target: Inter-Tel, Inc.
Inter-Tel offers value-driven communications products; applications utilizing networks and server-based communications software; and a wide range of managed services that include voice and data network design and traffic provisioning, custom application development, and financial solutions packages.
price ($mm)[EV]
$692 [$489]
rev ($mm)
$461
EBITDA ($mm)
$40
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
13.0x
closed 7/22/2020 via GlobeNewswire

ADAPTIV NETWORKS, acquired ELFIQ Networks

synopsis: Adaptiv Networks, a leading cloud-native SD-WAN-as-a-Service vendor, has acquired ELFIQ Networks, a company that enhances network performance and business continuity through innovative link balancing and bandwidth management technologies, delivering state-of-the art SD-WAN solutions to clients around the world.
buyer: ADAPTIV NETWORKS
Adaptiv Networks is the creator of powerful, software-defined wide-area networks (SD-WANs) for the most challenging locations requiring high availability for business-critical application traffic. "
target parent: Martello Technologies, Inc.
target: ELFIQ Networks
Elfiq Networks enhances network performance and business continuity through innovative link balancing and bandwidth management technologies, delivering state-of-the art SD-WAN solutions to clients around the world.
price ($mm)
$0.59
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announced 5/26/2020 via PR Newswire

Polygon International AB, will acquire Hiotlabs AB

synopsis: Polygon has signed an agreement to acquire Hiotlabs AB. Hiotlabs is a Swedish based company offering market leading technology solutions based on Internet of Things and Machine Learning. The solutions consist of sensors and software platform, with the purpose of detecting and preventing water damages in buildings.
buyer: Polygon International AB
Polygon is the European market leader in property damage restoration, serving a range of sectors including insurance, property management, government and industrial clients. "
target: Hiotlabs AB
Hiotlabs is a Swedish based company offering market leading technology solutions based on Internet of Things and Machine Learning. The solutions consist of sensors and software platform, with the purpose of detecting and preventing water damages in buildings.
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closed 12/1/2016 via BusinessWire

ASSA ABLOY AB, acquired Bluvision, Inc

synopsis: ASSA ABLOY has acquired Bluvision, a leading US Bluetooth Low Energy (“BLE”) provider in the enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) market. Bluvision was founded in 2014 and has some 21 employees. The company is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Bluvision is leading innovation in the IoT space as market leaders in sensor beacons.
buyer: ASSA ABLOY AB (OM:ASSA B:$10,395.79)
ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user needs for security, safety and convenience. ASSA ABLOY is represented all over the world, on both mature and emerging markets, with leading positions in much of Europe and North America and in Australia. "
target: Bluvision, Inc
Bluvision is leading innovation in IoT as market leaders in sensor beacons. They are pioneers of achieving cloud connectivity without the need for smartphone applications and the first to offer cloud solution that allows remote, worldwide beacon deployment, fleet, workflow and event management.
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announced 6/23/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Alarm.com, Inc., will purchase Connect and Piper from iControl Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Alarm.com Holdings, Inc., the leading platform solution for the connected home and business, will acquire Connect and Piper from Icontrol Networks. Connect provides an interactive security and home automation platform that powers several service providers’ solutions. Piper designs, produces and sells a Wi-Fi-enabled video and home automation hub.
buyer parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Alarm.com, Inc. (ALRM:$457.25)
Alarm.com is the leading platform solution for the connected home. Alarm.com makes connected home technology broadly accessible to millions of home and business owners. "
seller: iControl Networks, Inc.
iControl Networks is a venture-backed software and services company providing award-winning solutions for the home management market. iControl Connect combines wifi and Z-Wave technologies with leading security control panels. Piper is an all- in - one smart home system that is customizable.
price ($mm)
$140
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/5/2012 via

Avaya Inc., acquired RADVISION Ltd.

synopsis: RADVISION LTD., a leading technology and end-to-end solution provider for unified visual communications, announced that it has completed its previously announced sale to Avaya. RADVISION is a leading provider of videoconferencing and telepresence technologies over IP and wireless networks.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Avaya Inc. (AVYA:$2,968.00)
Avaya Inc. is a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, providing unified communications, contact centers, data solutions and related services to companies of all sizes around the world. "
target: RADVISION Ltd.
RADVISION is a leading provider of videoconferencing and telepresence technologies over IP and wireless networks. It teams with its channel and service provider partners to offer end-to-end visual communications that help businesses collaborate more efficiently.
price ($mm)[EV]
$219 [$164]
rev ($mm)
$78
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/26/2009 via PR Newswire

Xiocom Wireless, acquired Roam AD, Ltd.

synopsis: Xiocom Wireless, Inc., a global provider of integrated wireless broadband solutions, announced the acquisition of RoamAD, including its brand, trademarks, intellectual property and patents.
buyer: Xiocom Wireless
Founded in 2007, Xiocom Wireless is a global provider of integrated wireless broadband solutions. The company's XioSphere platform offers a range of flexible, market-driven services that substantially reduces the cost to design, deploy and manage broadband wireless networks. "
target: Roam AD, Ltd.
RoamAD was founded in 2001 and, prior to its acquisition by Xiocom, supplied next-generation metro Wi-Fi, highway Wi-Fi and campus Wi-Fi networks as well as public safety networks for CCTV and video surveillance. RoamAD networks are unmatched in flexibility, technical functionality and economics.
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announced 9/22/2008 via PR Newswire

NETGEAR, Inc., will acquire CP Secure, Inc.

synopsis: NETGEAR, Inc., a worldwide provider of technologically advanced, branded networking products, announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of privately-held CP Secure, Inc.
buyer: NETGEAR, Inc. (NTGR:$1,321.23)
NETGEAR designs technologically advanced, branded networking products that address the specific needs of small and medium business and home users. NETGEAR's product offerings enable users to share Internet access, peripherals, files, digital multimedia content and applications. "
target: CP Secure, Inc.
CP Secure, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of gateway content security appliances. The company protects all-sized organizations from network based malware through innovative technologies, effective products and solid support.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/6/2018 via BusinessWire

ADTRAN, Inc., acquired SmartRG

synopsis: ADTRAN, Inc., the leading provider of next-generation open networking solutions, announced its acquisition of SmartRG Inc, a pacesetter and accomplished innovator of carrier-class, open-source connected home platforms and cloud services for broadband service providers.
buyer: ADTRAN, Inc. (ADTN:$516.03)
ADTRAN, Inc. is the leading global provider of networking and communications equipment. ADTRAN’s products enable voice, data, video and internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures. "
target: SmartRG
SmartRG Inc. offers the best whole-home Wi-Fi service delivery platform in its class. Its innovative technology and elegant designs help broadband operators migrate, manage and monetize the increasingly connected home experience while exceeding subscriber expectations.
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closed 2/2/2016 via PR Newswire

CIVIQ Smartscapes, acquired elevate DIGITAL

synopsis: JMC Capital Partners through its portfolio company, CIVIQ Smartscapes, a company that designs and manufactures interactive smart city communications structures, has acquired elevate Digital. Elevate Digital is a leading developer of street-level, interactive software technology that engages with people and devices within verticals.
buyer parent: JMC Capital Partners
buyer: CIVIQ Smartscapes
CIVIQ Smartscapes designs and manufactures interactive smart city communications structures that provide access to and enhance public information, commerce, safety and efficiency to create "smartscapes" – the future of intelligent urban infrastructure. "
target: elevate DIGITAL
elevate DIGITAL is the leading developer of street-level, interactive software technology. The elevate platform manages and controls connective messaging, digital applications, geo-targeted services and data collection within SMART display technology.
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closed 1/27/2010 via Market Wire

Oracle Corporation, acquired Sun Microsystems, Inc.

synopsis: Oracle Corporation announced that it had completed its acquisition of Sun Microsystems, Inc. The Sun Solaris operating system is the leading platform for the Oracle database, Oracle’s largest business. With the acquisition of Sun, Oracle can optimize the Oracle database for some of the unique, high-end features of Solaris.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,766.00)
Oracle is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Sun Microsystems develops the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a singular vision -- "The Network is the Computer(TM)" -- Sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community development and open source leadership.
price ($mm)[EV]
$7,085 [$5,639]
rev ($mm)
$12,604
EBITDA ($mm)
$687
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
closed 4/11/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ingenico Group, acquired Think&Go NFC

synopsis: Ingenico Group, a global leader in seamless payment, announced the acquisition of Think&Go NFC, a company that develops Proximity Marketing Solutions, using NFC/iBeacon technologies, to increase significantly the Shopper Experience: Connected Shopper in a Connected World.
buyer: Ingenico Group (ENXTPA:ING:$3,337.79)
Ingenico Group is the global leader in seamless payment, providing smart, trusted and secure solutions to empower commerce across all channels. With the world's largest payment acceptance network, they deliver secure payment solutions with a local, national and international scope. "
target: Think&Go NFC
Think&Go develops Proximity Marketing Solutions, using NFC/iBeacon technologies, to increase significantly the Shopper Experience: Connected Shopper in a Connected World.
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EBIT ($mm)
$817.23
Net Income ($mm)
$788.83
Employees
872
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Ticker: SMSI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Smith Micro Software, Inc.
Smith Micro Software, Inc.
Smith Micro provides software to simplify and enhance the mobile experience. Their network access, insights, and optimization solutions ensure the best Quality of Experience for wireless users, while embedded mobile software creates new opportunities for wireless service providers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$51.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.12
EBIT ($mm)
$3.54
Net Income ($mm)
$4.17
Employees
255
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Ticker: FEYE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FireEye
FireEye
FireEye, Inc. is a global network security company that provides automated threat forensics and dynamic malware protection against advanced cyber threats, such as advanced persistent threats and spear phishing.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$979.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($55.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($141.11)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3400
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Ticker: ZS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zscaler, Inc.
Zscaler is a leading cloud-based information security company. Zscaler offers a secure internet and web gateway that creates fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$601.91
EBITDA ($mm)
($155.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($183.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2020
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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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Ticker: TASE: SAFE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Safe-T
Safe-T
Based in Israel, Safe-T is a leading provider of software-defined access solutions which mitigate attacks on enterprises' business-critical services and sensitive data. With Safe-T's software-defined access, companies secure their data, services, and networks from internal and external data threats.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5.14
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.21)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.41)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
63
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Ticker: OTCPK:WILS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wiless Controls Inc.
Wiless Controls Inc.
Wiless Controls is a pioneer in the market for embedded wireless tracking solutions that enable consumers and companies to reduce cost and increase control of remote assets.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: NMSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NMS Communications
NMS Communications
NMS Communications is a leading provider of technologies and solutions for mobile applications and infrastructure. NMS develops products that enable new mobile voice, data and video applications and improve the performance and quality of wireless networks.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
$82.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.80)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
347
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Ticker: SIX:MYRN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Myriad Group AG
Myriad Group AG
Myriad Group AG is a global leader in mobile technology and has shipped software in more than 2 billion devices. Its comprehensive portfolio includes browsers, messaging, Java, user interfaces and middleware for all types of mobile phones, from ultra-low cost handsets to advanced smartphones.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$56.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.06)
EBIT ($mm)
($25.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OB:LINK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LINK Mobility AS
LINK Mobility AS
Headquartered in Norway, LINK Mobility Group AS is Europe’s leading provider within mobile communications, specializing in messaging, digital services and data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of innovative and scalable solutions across industries and sectors.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$424.51
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.99
EBIT ($mm)
$2.53
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
649
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Ticker: MSI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$7,885.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,194.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,762.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,154.00
Employees
18000
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Ticker: BB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blackberry
Blackberry
BlackBerry is securing a connected world, delivering innovative solutions across the entire mobile ecosystem and beyond. They secure the world’s most sensitive data across all end points – from cars to smartphones – making the mobile-first enterprise vision a reality.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$882.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$63.00
EBIT ($mm)
($97.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3288
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Ticker: 6736
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SUNCORPORATION
SUNCORPORATION
SUNCORP’s main businesses are IT and Entertainment (pachinko). They provide communication modules such as mobile routers and devices that transfer & back up mobile phone data and also, they deliver computer systems, tools, and services specialized in pachinko parlor support.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$232.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.99
EBIT ($mm)
$18.18
Net Income ($mm)
$10.55
Employees
789
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Ticker: MIFI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Novatel Wireless, Inc.
Novatel Wireless, Inc.
Novatel Wireless is a leader in the design and development of innovative wireless broadband access solutions based on 3G and 4G wireless technologies. Novatel Wireless' products, software, USB modems and embedded modules enable high-speed wireless Internet access on leading wireless data networks.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$208.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.86)
EBIT ($mm)
($19.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
240
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Ticker: HRS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Harris Corporation
Harris Corporation
Harris IT Services is a leading technology integrator-designing and sustaining secure systems and networks, and delivering actionable intelligence to advance government missions.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$7,410.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,678.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,339.00
Net Income ($mm)
$336.00
Employees
21000
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Ticker: SEHK:303
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VTech Holdings Ltd
VTech Holdings Ltd
VTech is the global leader in electronic learning products from infancy to preschool and the world's largest manufacturer of cordless phones. VTech has been a pioneer in the electronic learning toy category with innovative products that provide fun and learning to children across the world.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,907.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$251.40
EBIT ($mm)
$217.90
Net Income ($mm)
$195.50
Employees
30000
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Ticker: TSYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telecommunications Systems, Inc.
Telecommunications Systems, Inc.
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. engineers and delivers highly reliable wireless communications technology. TCS is a leader in wireless text messaging and location-based technology, including E9-1-1 services and commercial applications like navigation.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$300.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.22
EBIT ($mm)
$33.24
Net Income ($mm)
$28.27
Employees
1009
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Ticker: APKT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Acme Packet, Inc.
Acme Packet, Inc.
Acme Packet, Inc., the leader in session delivery network solutions, enables the trusted, first-class delivery of next-generation voice, video, data and unified communications services and applications across IP networks.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$274.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.53
EBIT ($mm)
$17.53
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
761
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Ticker: PCTI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PCTEL, Inc.
PCTEL, Inc.
PCTEL delivers Performance Critical Telecom solutions. The industry relies upon PCTEL to benchmark network performance, analyze trends, and optimize wireless networks. PCTEL’s antennas and site solutions are vital elements for oil/gas, utilities, health care, public safety, education, and more.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$107.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.88
EBIT ($mm)
$4.10
Net Income ($mm)
$4.61
Employees
449
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Ticker: RFMI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RF Monolithics, Inc.
Celebrating over 25 years of providing low-power wireless solutions, RF Monolithics, is enabling the next generation of wireless applications with a solutions-driven, technology-enabled approach to wireless connectivity.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$32.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.23
EBIT ($mm)
($3.29)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
64
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Ticker: CMRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Comarco, Inc.
Comarco provides mobile power solutions through its ChargeSource line of multi-function universal mobile power products which can simultaneously power and charge multiple devices such as notebook computers, mobile phones, BlackBerry smartphones, iPods, and many other rechargeable mobile devices.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$26.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.96)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
36
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Ticker: DB:SIE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Siemens AG
Siemens AG
Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$71,143.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$9,454.39
EBIT ($mm)
$6,543.66
Net Income ($mm)
$7,231.76
Employees
293000
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Ticker: NOK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nokia Corporation
Nokia Corporation
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$26,163.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,987.03
EBIT ($mm)
$1,220.05
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
103000
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Ticker: NRTLQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for their customers. Nortel's next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$4,088.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$351.00
EBIT ($mm)
$160.00
Net Income ($mm)
$488.00
Employees
12000
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Ticker: NTGR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR, Inc. designs innovative, branded technology solutions that address the specific networking, storage, and security needs of small- to medium-sized businesses and home users.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,321.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$149.01
EBIT ($mm)
$115.90
Net Income ($mm)
$75.55
Employees
963
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