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closed 12/18/2009 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Starent Networks

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed its acquisition of Starent Networks, a leading supplier of Internet Protocol (IP) based mobile infrastructure solutions targeting mobile and converged carriers. With the completion of the transaction, Starent Networks becomes part of Cisco's new Mobile Internet Technology Group within the Service Provider Group.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. "
target: Starent Networks
Starent Networks, Corp. is a leading provider of infrastructure solutions that enable mobile operators to deliver multimedia services to their subscribers. The company's products are capable of supporting a wide range of mobile wireless networks, such as CDMA2000, UMTS/HSPA, LTE, WiFi, and WiMAX.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,555 [$2,148]
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$308
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$104
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closed 5/5/2010 via Market Wire

Tekelec, acquired Blueslice Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Tekelec, the session and mobile data management company, announced that the Blueslice Networks acquisition was completed on May 5. Tekelec will be the only player in the industry to uniquely blend and capture the synergies among session, policy, subscriber data management, network and business intelligence, and mobile messaging.
buyer: Tekelec (TKLC:$423.96)
Tekelec leverages its global leadership in core multimedia session control and network intelligence to ensure scalable, secure and highly available communications. "
target: Blueslice Networks, Inc.
Blueslice Networks is a global leader and innovator in evolved Subscriber Data Management (eSDM) solutions. Blueslice builds next-generation mobile core equipment for the world's leading communication service providers.
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$30
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closed 12/8/2008 via BusinessWire

TAA Group, Inc., acquired Clarity Communication Systems Inc.

synopsis: ISCO International, Inc. announced the sale of all of the common stock of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Clarity Communication Systems Inc, to TAA Group Inc. Clarity’s operations and assets constituted the software segment of ISCO International’s business.
buyer: TAA Group, Inc.
TAA group is an International studio for Architecture, Planning, Design and Property Development led by Tayo Ayanlola. Our goal and central concern is to harness design's ability to empower people and transform communities and organizations. "
target parent: ISCO International, Inc.
target: Clarity Communication Systems Inc.
Clarity Communication Systems is a leading provider of applications and platforms for the wireless industry. Our portfolio of applications for mobile devices includes end-to-end Push-to-Talk (PTT) solutions and Location-Based Services (LBS).
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$0.33
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closed 12/8/2008 via BusinessWire

Dialogic Corporation, purchased Platforms business from NMS Communications

synopsis: Dialogic Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement with NMS Communications Corporation through which Dialogic plans to acquire the NMS Communications Platforms business, which provides enabling technology and tools for value-added services in mobile telecommunications.
buyer: Dialogic Corporation
Dialogic Corporation is a leading provider of open systems platforms. The platforms enable converged communications, allowing service providers, developers and system integrators to deliver services, content and applications using multimedia processing and signaling technologies. "
seller: 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.
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$22
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closed 6/10/2008 via BusinessWire

IntelliNet Technologies, acquired Azaire Networks

synopsis: IntelliNet Technologies has acquired the assets of Azaire Networks Inc. The deal significantly strengthens the company’s position in the expanding Fixed Mobile Convergence marketplace by adding to its already established portfolio of technology and product offerings.
buyer: IntelliNet Technologies
IntelliNet Technologies provides network convergence technology and solutions to accelerate the deployment of next generation applications and services. We work with the telecom industry’s network equipment providers and network operators to deliver solutions customized for their needs. "
target: Azaire Networks
Azaire Networks is a leader in developing I-WLAN based solutions that enable mobile operators to deploy Multi-Access networks. Multi-access networks provide relief for the in-building coverage issues associated with 3G networks to deliver the media rich mobile applications to users.
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closed 2/5/2008 via PR Newswire

CounterPath Solutions, Inc., acquired BridgePort Networks

synopsis: CounterPath Corporation, a leading provider of desktop and mobile VoIP software products and solutions, has acquired BridgePort Networks, Inc., a leading innovator in Fixed Mobile Convergence solutions for service providers.
buyer: CounterPath Solutions, Inc. (CPAH:$12.00)
CounterPath Solutions, Inc. is a developer of award-winning, carrier-grade VoIP and Video over IP SIP softphones for telecom and Internet telephony service providers, cable operators, IP-PBX manufacturers and infrastructure manufacturers. "
target: BridgePort Networks
BridgePort Networks is a leader in providing mobile convergence enabling IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) and pre-IMS applications for a variety of service providers. The company's products are backed by eighteen patents either pending or granted.
price ($mm)
$1.55
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closed 8/4/2006 via BusinessWire

Sicap AG, acquired Swapcom

synopsis: Sicap, a leading provider of products and solutions for mobile operators, today announced that it has acquired Swapcom. The acquisition will strengthen Sicap's position in the market as leader in the Mobile Device Management space.
buyer: Sicap AG
Sicap is a software company based in Bern, Switzerland that develops and provides mobile applications and network products for GSM operators. Sicap's goal is to continuously improve and innovate by adding value through ingenuity. "
target: Swapcom
Specialized in server-side mobile architecture, Swapcom consistently delivers software solutions in line with emerging technology issues. The Swapcom approach involves remote management of devices and carrier-grade hub services as part of a user-shaped mobile multimedia solutions portfolio.
price ($mm)
$23
rev ($mm)
$8
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2.8x
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closed 3/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Dickson Media, Inc., acquired VocalWave Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Dickson Media, Inc. announced today that it has acquired VocalWave Technologies Inc, a private corporation and a leading developer and provider of proprietary technology and value added services for the wireless telecommunications sector.
buyer: Dickson Media, Inc.
Dickson Media, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary Resource World Magazine, Inc., is the publisher of Resource World Magazine, a monthly publication that specializes in the resource sector. "
target: VocalWave Technologies Inc.
VocalWave Technologies Inc. is currently a privately held and funded Nevada corporation in the business of developing wireless application solutions and providing compelling content to mobile carriers.
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announced 2/27/2006 via BusinessWire

Austin Ventures, L.P., will acquire 724 Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Austin Ventures has delivered a letter to the board of directors of 724 Solutions, Inc. outlining a proposal by Austin Ventures to acquire, through investment funds affiliated with Austin Ventures, all of the outstanding equity interests of 724 Solutions not already owned by Austin Ventures for US$3.07 per share in cash.
buyer: Austin Ventures, L.P.
Austin Ventures has worked with talented entrepreneurs to build valuable companies for nearly twenty-five years. With $3.9 billion under management, AV is the most active venture capital and growth equity firm in Texas and one of the most established in the nation. "
target: 724 Solutions, Inc.
724 Solutions delivers reliable, scalable technology and solutions that allow mobile network operators to rapidly deploy flexible and open, next-generation IP-based network and data services.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
$18
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EV / rev
1.1x
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closed 3/13/2006 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired 3united Mobile Solutions ag

synopsis: VeriSign also completed the acquisition of 3united Mobile Solutions ag, for which it paid 55 million Euros.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,142.17)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: 3united Mobile Solutions ag
3united connects international mobile operators with business enterprises to help them utilize mobile services to complement their core businesses.
price ($mm)
$69
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closed 3/13/2006 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired 3united Mobile Solutions ag

synopsis: VeriSign also completed the acquisition of 3united Mobile Solutions ag, for which it paid 55 million Euros.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,142.17)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: 3united Mobile Solutions ag
3united connects international mobile operators with business enterprises to help them utilize mobile services to complement their core businesses.
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announced 6/24/2009 via PR Newswire

Fine Point Technologies, Inc., will acquire Pervenio, Ltd.

synopsis: Fine Point Technologies, a leading provider of software tools for the management of wireline broadband connections, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Pervenio Ltd, a creator of unrivaled wireless device detection and management solutions for mobile communications providers.
buyer: Fine Point Technologies, Inc.
Since 1997, Fine Point Technologies has continued to evolve its diverse line of solutions to assist Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to meet and exceed the demands of complicated subscriber lifecycle management cycles. "
target: Pervenio, Ltd.
Pervenio (Latin for "reach") is a pioneering, world leading provider in mobile device management (MDM) and service provisioning software solutions that enable mobile service providers to stay better connected with their customers.
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announced 4/22/2009 via Company Press Release

Giesecke & Devrient GmbH, will acquire SmartTrust

synopsis: Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), one of the world's largest suppliers of banknotes and smart card solutions, is acquiring SmartTrust AB (Stockholm), a globally leading provider of server solutions for managing applications on SIM cards and mobile phones.
buyer: Giesecke & Devrient GmbH
Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is a leading supplier of smart cards and cutting-edge system solutions in the fields of telecommunications, electronic payments, transportation, health care, identity, customer loyalty, pay-TV, multimedia and Internet security (public key infrastructure). "
target parent: The Carlyle Group
target: SmartTrust
SmartTrust is a developer of MDM and SIM management software designed to provide mobile network operators improved awareness of their subscribers and efficient management of the devices on their network.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$4
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0.0x
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closed 12/3/2013 via BusinessWire

TEOCO Corporation, acquired AIRCOM International

synopsis: TEOCO, the leading provider of Assurance, Analytics and Optimization solutions to communications service providers (CSP) worldwide, announced it has completed its acquisition of AIRCOM International, the leading provider of network planning, optimization and management software for mobile networks.
buyer: TEOCO Corporation
TEOCO is the leading provider of Assurance, Analytics and Optimization solutions to Communication Service Providers worldwide. Teoco's product portfolio includes Customer Analytics, Margin Assurance, Service Assurance and Network Optimization solutions. "
target parent: H.I.G. Capital
target: AIRCOM International
Aircom is the leading independent provider of network planning, optimization and management software for mobile networks. AIRCOM’s products, all of which are LTE capable, enable operators to regain visibility and control of their network, which in turn drives efficiency and profitability.
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closed 7/21/2011 via BusinessWire

Taqua, LLC, acquired Tatara Systems

synopsis: Taqua, LLC, a leading supplier of convergence switching and small cell deployment solutions, has completed the acquisition of Acton, MA-based Tatara Systems, the leading provider of SIP-based mobile telephony convergence solutions. Tatara Systems has focused exclusively on developing applications for the mobile convergence market.
buyer: Taqua, LLC
Taqua is a leading supplier of next-generation fixed and mobile convergence switching, IP peering, backhaul systems, and enhanced applications. hundreds of carriers utilize Taqua to provide a full array of revenue generating, broadband and mobile applications to all types of communication devices. "
target: Tatara Systems
Tatara Systems is the leading provider of SIP-based mobile telephony convergence solutions. Founded in 2001, Tatara Systems has focused exclusively on developing applications for the mobile convergence market, the first of which is for femtocells.
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closed 1/21/2010 via PR Newswire

724 Solutions, Inc. merged with Mobixell Networks,

synopsis: Mobixell Networks, announced the acquisition of mobile internet company, 724 Solutions. The merged company will create a global organization with local sales and support capability in the US, UK, China, Switzerland, India, Israel, and other countries, and with a customer base of over 350 mobile oper
buyer: Mobixell Networks
Mobixell Networks provides innovative multimedia technologies and business solutions that facilitate the expansion of mobile operators, content and service providers' mobile multimedia services by enabling content consumption, Peer-2-Peer content sharing, and User Generated Content communities. "
target parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
target: 724 Solutions, Inc.
724 Solutions delivers reliable, scalable technology and solutions that allow mobile network operators to rapidly deploy flexible and open, next-generation IP-based network and data services.
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closed 12/10/2009 via BusinessWire

VocalTec Communications, Ltd., acquired Outsmart

synopsis: VocalTec Communications Ltd., a global provider of carrier-class multimedia and voice-over-IP solutions for communication service providers, announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Outsmart, a pioneer and provider of telecommunications convergence solutions.
buyer: VocalTec Communications, Ltd. (VOCL:$6.41)
VocalTec Communications is a global provider of carrier-class multimedia and voice-over-IP solutions for communication service providers. VocalTec provides proven trunking, peering and residential/enterprise VoIP application solutions. "
target: Outsmart
Founded in 2001, Outsmart is a leading mobile solutions provider of convergence technologies. The Company offers its flagship product, the Plug ‘n Talk™ solution that allows mobile operators to reach out across national borders to tap into new user segments.
price ($mm)
$0.23
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closed 10/16/2009 via PR Newswire

Accenture, acquired Symbian

synopsis: Nokia and Accenture announced the completion of Accenture's acquisition of Nokia's Symbian Professional Services. With this transfer, Accenture assumes full ownership of Nokia's Symbian Professional Services unit responsible for Symbian OS customer engineering and customer support.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$43,968.43)
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high performance businesses and governments. "
target parent: Nokia Corporation
target: Symbian
Symbian is a software licensing company that develops and licenses the market-leading open operating system for mobile phones. Symbian OS is licensed to the world's handset manufacturers and has built close relationships with leading companies across the mobile industry.
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closed 2/13/2009 via Company Press Release

Esmertec AG, acquired Purple Labs

synopsis: Esmertec AG and Purple Labs SA, two of Europe’s leading mobile software companies, announced that they will join forces in a new combined business called Myriad Group AG, uniting their industry-leading technologies and teams in order to accelerate development of next-generation software for mass-market mobile phones.
buyer: Esmertec AG (SIX:MYRN:$56.29)
Myriad Group AG is a global leader in mobile technology and has shipped software in more than 2 billion devices. Its comprehensive portfolio includes browsers, messaging, Java, user interfaces and middleware for all types of mobile phones, from ultra-low cost handsets to advanced smartphones. "
target: Purple Labs
Purple Labs is the only independent software vendor with a complete Linux solution for mass-market 3G phones. The Purple Labs Linux Suite enables phone manufacturers to replace their legacy operating systems with a flexible and scalable Linux platform.
price ($mm)
$85
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closed 12/2/2008 via PR Newswire

Nokia Corporation, acquired Symbian

synopsis: Nokia has launched a cash offer to acquire all of the shares of Symbian Limited that Nokia does not already own, at a price of EUR 3.647 per share. The net cash outlay from Nokia to purchase the approximately 52% of Symbian Limited shares it does not already own will be approximately EUR 264 million.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging. "
target: Symbian
Symbian is a software licensing company that develops and licenses the market-leading open operating system for mobile phones. Symbian OS is licensed to the world's handset manufacturers and has built close relationships with leading companies across the mobile industry.
price ($mm)
$412*
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closed 12/18/2009 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Starent Networks

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed its acquisition of Starent Networks, a leading supplier of Internet Protocol (IP) based mobile infrastructure solutions targeting mobile and converged carriers. With the completion of the transaction, Starent Networks becomes part of Cisco's new Mobile Internet Technology Group within the Service Provider Group.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. "
target: Starent Networks
Starent Networks, Corp. is a leading provider of infrastructure solutions that enable mobile operators to deliver multimedia services to their subscribers. The company's products are capable of supporting a wide range of mobile wireless networks, such as CDMA2000, UMTS/HSPA, LTE, WiFi, and WiMAX.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,555 [$2,148]
rev ($mm)
$308
EBITDA ($mm)
$104
EV / rev
7.9x
EV / EBITDA
23.3x
announced 8/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire CloudCherry

synopsis: Cisco, the worldwide technology leader, will acquire CloudCherry, a Customer Experience Management (CEM) company that provides customer journey mapping, out-of-the-box integrations, and predictive analytics. CloudCherry’s disruptive CEM platform empowers organizations with data-driven insights that allow them to meet their customer's needs.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: CloudCherry
CloudCherry is a Customer Experience Management (CEM) company that provides customer journey mapping, out-of-the-box integrations, and predictive analytics. CloudCherry’s disruptive CEM platform empowers organizations with data-driven insights that allow them to meet their customer's needs.
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closed 8/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired 42hertz

synopsis: US-based networking giant Cisco has acquired 42hertz. Formed in 2011, 42hertz provides enterprise solutions including end-to-end CRM, ERP or other customized solutions leveraging data science and artificial intelligence. They are headquartered in Houston, Texas and Bengaluru, India.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: 42hertz
Formed in 2011, 42hertz provides enterprise solutions including end-to-end CRM, ERP or other customized solutions leveraging data science and artificial intelligence. They are headquartered in Houston, Texas and Bengaluru, India.
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closed 9/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Voicea

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed the acquisition of privately-held Voicea, the creator of a market-leading real-time solution that provides meeting transcription, voice search, and meeting highlights/action items, with robust data privacy.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Voicea
Voicea, headquartered in Mountain View, CA is the creator of a market-leading real-time solution that provides meeting transcription, voice search, and meeting highlights/action items, with robust data privacy.
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closed 7/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Tidal Software, Inc., acquired Rhimat Software Ltd

synopsis: Tidal Software, a company at the vanguard of workload and digital automation, has acquired Rhimat Software, UK's popular analysis, visualization, and change management tool. himat's Schedule Insight product forms the foundation of a new wave of analytics and reporting capabilities.
buyer parent: Cisco Systems, Inc.
buyer: Tidal Software, Inc.
Tidal Software LLC is at the vanguard of workload and digital automation. Their integrated portfolio of solutions and services optimizes the critical business outcomes associated with automation in the enterprise. "
target: Rhimat Software Ltd
Headquatrtered in the UK, Rhimat Software is a popular analysis, visualization, and change management tool. Rhimat's Schedule Insight product forms the foundation of a new wave of analytics and reporting capabilities.
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announced 6/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Sentryo SAS

synopsis: Cisco announces its intent to acquire Sentryo, a company based in Lyon, France that provides device visibility and security solutions for industrial control system (ICS) networks. Sentryo’s industrial IoT/OT technology solution helps companies like those in the energy, manufacturing, oil and gas and transportation sectors.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Sentryo SAS
Sentryo is an Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) cybersecurity company that provides asset visibility and security solutions for industrial control systems (ICS) networks. Their industrial IoT/OT technology solution helps companies in the energy, manufacturing, oil & gas and transportation sectors.
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closed 3/18/2019 via BusinessWire

Saggezza, acquired Omni Resources

synopsis: Leading global technology solutions provider Saggezza announced the acquisition of Milwaukee-based IT consulting, talent and software development firm Omni Resources. Omni brings together the people, data and processes needed to design solutions to help companies meet their business objectives.
buyer parent: Cisco Systems, Inc.
buyer: Saggezza
Saggezza is a Chicago-based global management consulting and technology services firm with rich expertise and insights into systems shaping the next generation of business. "
target: Omni Resources
Omni is a Midwestern technology consulting, talent and software development company that brings together the people, data and processes needed to design solutions to help companies meet their business objectives.
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announced 1/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Singularity Networks

synopsis: Cisco has unveiled plans to acquire network infrastructure analytics company Singularity Networks. Singularity Networks captures and analyses network data to help service providers, web companies and enterprises improve network performance, manage costs, gain visibility and reduce downtime through its real-time visibility and analytics tools.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Singularity Networks
Singularity Networks provides real-time visibility and analytics for businesses to quickly identify breaches in IT security. Using a compact and easy-to-deploy solution, Singularity Network helps companies build safer systems, mitigate risk and reduce exposure.
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announced 11/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Ensoft

synopsis: Cisco, a company that develops, manufactures and sells networking hardware and telecommunications equipment, is to acquire Ensoft, a company that delivers software solutions for high-end computer networking and telecommunications systems. Ensoft is based in Harpenden, England.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Ensoft
Ensoft delivers software solutions for high-end computer networking and telecommunications systems. It works intimately with major US product vendors on industry-leading platforms for core/edge routing, Carrier Ethernet, broadband, mobile, and video. They are based in Harpenden, England.
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closed 10/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Duo Security

synopsis: Cisco, an American multinational technology conglomerate, has completed the acquisition of privately-held Duo Security, headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich. Duo Security is the leading provider of unified access security and multi-factor authentication delivered through the cloud.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Duo Security
Duo Security helps defend organizations against data breaches by making security easy and effective. Duo Beyond, the company's zero-trust security platform, enables organizations to provide trusted access to all of their critical applications, for any user, from anywhere, and with any device.
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announced 6/20/2018 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire July Systems

synopsis: Cisco Systems, a multinational technology company, has announced that it will be acquiring July Systems, a cloud-based mobile experience and location services platform. July Systems provides an enterprise-grade location platform with features such as instant customer activation, data-driven behavioral insights, contextual rules engine and APIs.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: July Systems
Founded in 2001, July Systems is a cloud-based mobile experience and location services platform. July Systems' Proximity MX cloud platform enables clients to integrate location intelligence into their enterprise and turn insights into action, allowing them to better understand their customers.
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announced 5/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

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

synopsis: Permira, the global private equity firm, and Cisco announced that a company backed by the Permira Funds will acquire Cisco’s Service Provider Video Software Solutions (SPVSS) business. Cisco's SPVSS helps service providers, broadcasters, and media companies deliver new consumer experiences through innovations in cloud and virtualization.
buyer: Permira
Permira is a global investment firm that finds and backs successful businesses with ambition. Founded in 1985, the firm advises funds with a total committed capital of approximately €32 billion. "
seller: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
The acquisition includes Cisco’s Service Provider Video Software Solutions (SPVSS) business. Cisco's SPVSS helps service providers, broadcasters, and media companies deliver new consumer experiences through innovations in cloud and virtualization.
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closed 5/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Accompany

synopsis: Cisco announced its intent to acquire Accompany, a privately held company based in Los Altos, Calif. The company provides an AI-driven relationship intelligence platform for finding new prospects, navigating the selling process, and strengthening relationships.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Accompany
Accompany has comprehensive, real-time profiles for every single Fortune 500 CEO. Their AI-driven database provides rich, relevant insights for millions of people and companies, so users can always find the right people and build stronger relationships.
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announced 1/31/2018 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Skyport Systems

synopsis: Cisco, a provider of software services, announced its intent to acquire Skyport Systems, Inc., a company that provides cloud-managed, hyper-converged systems that run and protect business-critical applications. Skyport's solution provides IT organizations more control and flexibility, while saving time and resources with streamlined operations.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Skyport Systems
Skyport Systems provides cloud-managed, hyper-converged systems that run and protect business-critical applications. Their cloud managed, on-prem solution provides IT organizations more control and flexibility, while saving time and resources with streamlined operations.
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/23/2017 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Broadsoft, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco and BroadSoft announced a definitive agreement for Cisco to acquire BroadSoft, Inc. BroadSoft is the technology innovator in cloud PBX, unified communications, team collaboration, and contact center solutions for businesses. They are a market leader for cloud unified communications with an open, mobile and secure platform.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco is the worldwide technology leader that has been making the Internet work since the company was established. Cisco's people, products, and partners help society securely connect and seize tomorrow's digital opportunity today. "
target: Broadsoft, Inc. (BSFT:$354.53)
BroadSoft is the technology innovator in cloud PBX, unified communications, team collaboration, and contact center solutions for businesses. They are a market leader for cloud unified communications with an open, mobile and secure platform.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,241 [$1,873]
rev ($mm)
$362
EBITDA ($mm)
$24
EV / rev
5.3x
EV / EBITDA
80.7x
announced 10/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

AppDynamics, will acquire Perspica, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco announced that it intends to acquire Perspica, a machine learning-driven operations analytics firm. Cisco intends to fold Perspica’s team into AppDynamics. Perspica provides artificial intelligence powered analytics and observability for TechOps and DevOps.
buyer parent: Cisco Systems, Inc.
buyer: AppDynamics (APPD:$206.23)
AppDynamics is the Application Intelligence company. With AppDynamics, enterprises have real-time insights into application performance, user performance and business performance so they can move faster in an increasingly sophisticated, software-driven world. "
target: Perspica, Inc.
Perspica provides artificial intelligence powered analytics and observability for TechOps and DevOps. Perspica's IT infrastructure products are designed to automate routine tasks and prevent application outages.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/5/2017 via PR Newswire

TIBCO Software Inc., will acquire Cisco Data Virtualization

synopsis: TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Cisco's Data Virtualization business (formerly Composite Software), a market-leading solution that powers enterprise-scale data virtualization, and associated consulting and support services.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: TIBCO Software Inc. (TIBX:$1,076.23)
TIBCO fuels digital business by enabling better decisions and faster, smarter actions through the TIBCO Connected Intelligence Cloud. TIBCO interconnects everything, captures data in real time, and augments the intelligence of a business through analytical insights. "
target parent: Cisco Systems, Inc.
target: Cisco Data Virtualization
Cisco's Data Virtualization business (formerly Composite Software), is a market-leading solution that powers enterprise-scale data virtualization, and associated consulting and support services.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/22/2017 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Springpath

synopsis: Cisco announced that it has completed its acquisition of Springpath, Inc., a Sunnyvale-based leader in hyperconvergence software. Springpath has developed a distributed file system purpose-built for hyperconvergence that enables server-based storage systems.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco is the worldwide technology leader that has been making the Internet work since 1984. Their people, products and partners help society securely connect and seize tomorrow's digital opportunity today. "
target: Springpath
Springpath is the pioneer in hyperconvergence software, turning standard servers of choice into a single pool of compute and storage resources. Springpath Data Platform provides adaptive scaling and uses data management and optimization capabilities to achieve an agile IT infrastructure.
price ($mm)
$320
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/13/2017 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Observable Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco announces its intent to acquire Observable Networks, a privately held software company headquartered in St. Louis. Observable Networks provides cloud-native network forensics security applications delivered as a service.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco is the worldwide technology leader that has been making the Internet work since 1984. Their people, products, and partners help society securely connect and seize tomorrow's digital opportunity today. "
target: Observable Networks, Inc.
Observable Networks provides cloud-native network forensics security applications delivered as a service. Observable Networks’ solutions provide security analysts with the ability to gain real-time situational awareness of all users, devices and traffic on the network.
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closed 5/26/2017 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired MindMeld Inc.

synopsis: Cisco announced that it has completed the acquisition of MindMeld Inc., a privately held artificial intelligence (AI) company based in San Francisco. MindMeld has pioneered the development of a unique AI platform that enables customers to build intelligent and human-like conversational interfaces for any application or device.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco is the worldwide technology leader that has been making the Internet work since 1984. Their people, products, and partners help society securely connect and seize tomorrow's digital opportunity today. "
target: MindMeld Inc.
MindMeld Inc. is a privately held artificial intelligence (AI) company based in San Francisco. MindMeld has pioneered the development of a unique AI platform that enables customers to build intelligent and human-like conversational interfaces for any application or device.
price ($mm)
$125
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/4/2017 via Yahoo, Inc.

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Saggezza Inc.

synopsis: Cisco Systems is acquiring an advanced analytics technology and team from Saggezza, a privately held technology developer, headquartered in Chicago. Saggezza’s TruVantage™ is a powerful advanced analytics product created for mid-sized financial institutions. Lube Insights is an analytics platform that enables enterprises to tap into their data.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco is the worldwide technology leader that has been making the Internet work since 1984. Their people, products, and partners help society securely connect and seize tomorrow's digital opportunity today. "
target: Saggezza Inc.
Saggezza’s TruVantage™ is a powerful advanced analytics product created for mid-sized financial institutions to help them compete with the large, more analytically advanced financial institutions. Saggezza's Lube Insights is an analytics platform that enables enterprises to tap into their data.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/18/2009 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Starent Networks

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed its acquisition of Starent Networks, a leading supplier of Internet Protocol (IP) based mobile infrastructure solutions targeting mobile and converged carriers. With the completion of the transaction, Starent Networks becomes part of Cisco's new Mobile Internet Technology Group within the Service Provider Group.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. "
target: Starent Networks
Starent Networks, Corp. is a leading provider of infrastructure solutions that enable mobile operators to deliver multimedia services to their subscribers. The company's products are capable of supporting a wide range of mobile wireless networks, such as CDMA2000, UMTS/HSPA, LTE, WiFi, and WiMAX.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,555 [$2,148]
rev ($mm)
$308
EBITDA ($mm)
$104
EV / rev
7.9x
EV / EBITDA
23.3x
announced 2/23/2017 via BusinessWire

Madison Dearborn Partners, will acquire BlueCat Networks

synopsis: BlueCat Networks, a leading provider of Enterprise DNS, announced it has agreed to be acquired by Madison Dearborn Partners (“MDP”), a leading private equity firm based in Chicago. The investment from MDP will focus on the development and marketing of BlueCat’s innovative and highly automated software-based DNS solutions.
buyer: Madison Dearborn Partners
Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP) is a leading private equity investment firm in the United States. Since MDP's formation, the firm has raised seven funds with aggregate capital of approximately $23 billion and has completed approximately 130 investments. "
target: BlueCat Networks
BlueCat delivers Enterprise DNS solutions that enable its customers to build and manage the complex network infrastructure required to meet the rapid pace of change of their business. BlueCat believes that Enterprise DNS will replace all disparate server-based DNS.
price ($mm)
$305
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/7/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Dell, Inc., acquired EMC Corporation

synopsis: Dell Inc. said it completed its deal to acquire EMC Corp., the largest technology merger in history. EMC designs, builds, and manages flexible, scalable, and secure information infrastructures. The new company, to be named Dell Technologies, aims to be a one-stop shop for information technology sold to business.
buyer: Dell, Inc. (DELL:$91,963.00)
Since 1984, Dell has played a critical role in enabling more affordable and accessible technology around the world. As an end-to-end computing solutions company, Dell continues to transform computing and provide high quality solutions that empower people to do more all over the world. "
target: EMC Corporation (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC provides the technologies and tools that can help release the power of information. They can help design, build, and manage flexible, scalable, and secure information infrastructures.
price ($mm)[EV]
$66,171 [$67,484]
rev ($mm)
$24,738
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,109
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
13.3x
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:$86,766.21)
Hitachi, Ltd. is a leading global electronics company. The company offers a wide range of systems, products and services in market sectors including information systems, electronic devices, power and industrial systems, consumer products, materials, logistics and financial services. "
seller: Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for their customers. Nortel's next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$39,531.00)
Oracle is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Sun Microsystems develops the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a singular vision -- "The Network is the Computer(TM)" -- Sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community development and open source leadership.
price ($mm)[EV]
$7,085 [$5,639]
rev ($mm)
$12,604
EBITDA ($mm)
$687
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
closed 11/12/2007 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Provision Networks

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. today announced the acquisition of the assets of Provision Networks Inc. a privately held leader of enterprise-grade presentation and desktop virtualization solutions.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software, Inc., a leading enterprise systems management vendor, delivers innovative products that help organizations get more performance and productivity from their applications, databases, Windows infrastructure and virtual environments. "
target: Provision Networks
Provision Networks is a global provider of presentation and desktop virtualization solutions. Provision Networks solutions embrace and extend the Microsoft Terminal Services platform and Virtualization Infrastructure platforms from VMware, Virtual Iron, XenSource, SWSoft, and Microsoft.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/24/2007 via BusinessWire

Passageways, purchased Instant Intranet Builder and the IIB client base from Engineered Business Solutions

synopsis: Passageways, a portal solutions provider for financial institutions, announced the acquisition of Houston-based Engineered Business Solutions’ product Instant Intranet Builder and the IIB client base. EBS’s main intranet offering, IIB, enables organizations to create, maintain and manage departments or enterprise intranets.
buyer: Passageways
Passageways is a corporate portal solution provider offering the financial services industry a framework that streamlines and enhances internal communications. Passageways Corporate Portal Framework, provides financial institutions with the ability to increase internal collaboration. "
seller: Engineered Business Solutions
Engineered Business Solutions, a Microsoft Certified Partner and a Microsoft Small Business Specialist, provides professional information technology consulting and services to businesses in the Houston area.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/27/2007 via PR Newswire

Rocket Software, Inc., acquired Seagull Software

synopsis: Rocket Software Europe Holding B.V. and Seagull Holding N.V. announce that a total of 9,138,570 shares in the capital of Seagull have been delivered to Rocket. Consequently Rocket now holds 95.75% of the issued and outstanding share capital of Seagull.
buyer: Rocket Software, Inc.
Rocket Software (www.rocketsoftware.com) is a global software development firm that builds and services Enterprise Infrastructure products for the world’s leading OEMs, networks and software companies and enterprises. "
target: Seagull Software
Seagull Software specializes in powering legacy-aware application development, helping organizations accelerate the delivery of business solutions. Seagull's LegaSuite integrated software platform connects IBM mainframe, ICL, iSeries, UNIX/VT and Windows applications and databases to the Web.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$28
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 8/24/2006 via PR Newswire

Solunet, Inc., acquired Dynavar Corporation

synopsis: Sun Capital Partners, Inc. announced that Solunet, Inc., an affiliated portfolio company, has acquired Dynavar Corporation, a leading technology integrator and solutions provider specializing in a full range of integrated communications solutions that drive next-generation networks for the service provider market.
buyer parent: Sun Capital Partners
buyer: Solunet, Inc.
Solunet, Inc. is a leading supplier of network solutions to Tier II and III telecommunications and internet service providers, as well as enterprise customers. "
target: Dynavar Corporation
Dynavar Corporation is a leading technology integrator and solutions provider specializing in a full range of integrated communication solutions that drive next generation networks for the service provider market.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/17/2006 via PR Newswire

Incentra Solutions, Inc., acquired NST, Inc.

synopsis: Incentra Solutions, Inc. announced that it has acquired NST, Inc.. A leading solutions provider in the greater Chicago area and in the central region, NST markets storage, networking and security solutions, as well as professional services to customers in the financial services, healthcare, education, non-profit and manufacturing verticals.
buyer: Incentra Solutions, Inc.
Incentra Solutions, Inc. is a provider of complete IT and storage management solutions to enterprises and managed service providers worldwide. Incentra’s complete solution includes professional services, hardware and software products. "
target: NST, Inc.
Over the last decade, NST, Inc. has introduced an innovative combination of high-quality, cost effective, network-centric products and professional services to an expanding and increasingly loyal customer base.
price ($mm)
$8.16
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Gores Technology Group, Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC, acquired Enterasys Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Enterasys Networks, Inc., the Secure Networks Company(TM), today announced the completion of the acquisition of the Company by a group of private investors led by The Gores Group, LLC and Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC.
buyer: Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: Gores Technology Group
Founded in 1987, The Gores Group, LLC is a private equity firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in mature and growing businesses which can benefit from the firm's operating experience and flexible capital base. "
target: Enterasys Networks, Inc.
Enterasys Networks provides best-in-class infrastructure solutions to enterprise customers worldwide.
price ($mm)
$386
rev ($mm)
$357
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/14/2006 via Company Press Release

Symantec Corporation, acquired Relicore, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced it has completed the acquisition of Relicore Inc., a leading provider of data center change and configuration management solutions. This acquisition is a key step in Symantec's creation of an integrated solution for standardized, simplified data center management.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
Symantec is a global leader in infrastructure software, enabling businesses and consumers to have confidence in a connected world. The company helps customers protect their infrastructure, information and interactions by delivering software and services that address risks to security. "
target: Relicore, Inc.
Relicore is focused on providing exceptional capabilities to these squeezed IT organizations through intelligent automation. Relicore provides automated IT service configuration management software for distributed application environments.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/17/2006 via

Hewlett-Packard Company, acquired Outerbay Technologies

synopsis: HP has signed a definitive agreement to acquire OuterBay, a leading provider of archiving software for enterprise applications and databases. With OuterBay's technology, HP can help organizations to more effectively manage database growth and improve database performance by up to 80 percent.
buyer: Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ:$58,715.00)
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and imaging and printing. "
target: Outerbay Technologies
OuterBay, a leader in information lifecycle management solutions for applications and databases, helps customers monitor, forecast and manage data growth in enterprise application environments.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/6/2006 via

Network General Corporation, acquired Fidelia, Inc.

synopsis: Network General announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Fidelia, Inc. of Princeton, N.J. With this acquisition Network General, the undisputed leader in packet flow-based application and network performance management, will expand its product portfolio to cover the entire realm of enterprise application performance management.
buyer: Network General Corporation
Network General™ is a global leader in network and application performance analysis with offices in more than 25 countries worldwide. The company has been providing a broad set of enterprise-class software solutions and intelligent instrumentation that empowers IT organizations. "
target: Fidelia, Inc.
Founded in 2000 by Vikas Aggarwal and a team from Verio (acquired by NTT in 2000 for $6B), Fidelia Technology, Inc. is a privately held, venture-funded software company based in Princeton, New Jersey.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 10/5/2005 via BusinessWire

F5 Networks Inc., acquired Swan Labs Corporation

synopsis: F5 Networks, the global leader in Application Delivery Networking, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Swan Labs Corporation, a leading provider of WAN (Wide Area Network) optimization and application acceleration solutions. F5 announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire Swan Labs on September 6, 2005.
buyer: F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV:$2,242.45)
F5 Networks is the global leader in Application Delivery Networking. F5 provides solutions that make applications secure, fast and available for everyone, helping organizations get the most out of their investment. F5 optimizes applications and allows them to work faster and consume fewer resources."
target: Swan Labs Corporation
Swan Labs provides enterprise application delivery solutions that ensure fast and predictable application performance for global customers. Swan Labs solutions accelerate all types of enterprise applications across all networks & dramatically reduces the cost of global IT operations.
price ($mm)
$43
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/17/2005 via BusinessWire

EMC Corporation(Storage Company), will acquire Rainfinity

synopsis: EMC Corporation, the world leader in information management and storage, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Rainfinity. Based in San Jose, California, privately held Rainfinity is a leading provider of virtualization solutions for heterogeneous networked attached storage (NAS) and file system environments.
buyer: EMC Corporation(Storage Company) (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC Corporation is the world leader in products, services, and solutions for information management and storage. They are a trusted provider of information infrastructure. "
target: Rainfinity
Rainfinity ensures fast, efficient, always available solutions for critical networked storage resources and security applications. Rainfinity’s solutions plug and play into existing environments, simplify deployment and administration, and significantly reduce costs.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/3/2019 via BusinessWire

Blue Planet, will acquire Centina Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Ciena will acquire Centina, a leading provider of service assurance analytics and network performance management solutions. Centina’s technology and engineering expertise will be integrated into Blue Planet, a division of Ciena, and is intended to accelerate Blue Planet’s software strategy of providing closed-loop, intelligent automation solutions.
buyer parent: Ciena Corporation
buyer: Blue Planet
Blue Planet provides leading intelligent automation software and specialized professional services to help clients modernize their IT and network operations. Driven by policy and AI-based insights, Blue Planet delivers the closed-loop automation tools needed to align IT and networking processes. "
target: Centina Systems, Inc.
Centina is the market leader in service assurance analytics and network performance management solutions. Centina's vSure offers assurance of Network Functions Virtualization and Software-Defined Networking assets and enables businesses to successfully operationalize virtual network investments.
price ($mm)
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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:$4,647.50)
Juniper Networks challenges the status quo with products, solutions and services that transform the economics of networking. Their team co-innovates with customers and partners to deliver automated, scalable and secure networks with agility, performance and value. "
target: Mist Systems
Mist Systems built the first AI-driven Wireless LAN, which makes Wi-Fi predictable, reliable, and measurable. Mist’s AI technology plays a key role in bringing automation and insight across the full IT stack, delivering seamless end-to-end user experiences and substantial IT cost savings.
price ($mm)
$405
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/13/2018 via PR Newswire

Veea, acquired Virtuosys

synopsis: Veea Inc., a global leader in smart applications, announced the acquisition of the UK-based Virtuosys. Virtuosys' Managed Edge Application Platform incorporates an intelligent edge server that delivers cloud capabilities out to the edge, changing the economics and efficiencies of edge computing for a wide range of vertical markets.
buyer: Veea
Veea is a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) company with a suite of innovative products and services for Smart applications. Veea is headquartered in New York City with several offices in the US, Europe and Asia. "
target: Virtuosys
Virtuosys' Managed Edge Application Platform incorporates an intelligent edge server that delivers cloud capabilities out to the edge, changing the economics and efficiencies of edge computing for a wide range of vertical markets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

VMware, Inc., acquired VeloCloud

synopsis: VMware announced it has acquired VeloCloud. VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN (Software-Defined Wide Area Networking) enables enterprises to support application growth, network agility and simplified branch implementations while delivering optimized access to cloud services, private datacenters and enterprise applications.
buyer parent: Dell, Inc.
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,496.00)
VMware, a leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, helps customers accelerate their digital transformation. VMware enables enterprises to master a software-defined approach to business and IT with VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture™ and solutions for the data center, mobility, & security. "
target: VeloCloud
VeloCloud™ is the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company. VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN enables enterprises to support application growth, network agility and simplified branch implementations while delivering optimized access to cloud services, private datacenters and enterprise applications.
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Ticker: CPAH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CounterPath Solutions, Inc.
CounterPath Solutions, Inc. is a developer of award-winning, carrier-grade VoIP and Video over IP SIP softphones for telecom and Internet telephony service providers, cable operators, IP-PBX manufacturers and infrastructure manufacturers.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$12.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: RBBN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sonus Networks, Inc.
Sonus Networks, Inc.
Sonus Networks, Inc. enables and secures real-time communications so the world's leading service providers and enterprises can embrace the next generation of SIP and 4G/LTE solutions including VoIP, video, instant messaging and online collaboration.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$557.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($44.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2457
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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: CDRB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Code Rebel
Code Rebel is an enterprise software company that develops, licenses, and supports software designed for cross-platform enterprise security and productivity.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.73)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALANV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Anevia
Anevia
Anevia is a company in France that provides multiscreen OTT and IPTV solutions for live and on-demand video streaming to television sets, computers, tablets, and mobile phones. Their solutions cover the entire value chain and allow content distributors to build their own head-ends and CDNs.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$13.99
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.95)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.22)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
57
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Ticker: TWLO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Twilio
Twilio
Twilio's mission is to fuel the future of communications. Developers and businesses use Twilio to make communications relevant and contextual by embedding messaging, voice, and video capabilities directly into their software applications.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$492.65
EBITDA ($mm)
($77.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($88.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1119
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Ticker: DIMI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DiMi Telematics International, Inc.
DiMi Telematics International, Inc.
DiMi Telematics International, Inc. is engaged in the design, development and distribution of cloud-based, Machine-to-Machine communications solutions used to remotely track, monitor, manage and protect multiple fixed and mobile assets in real-time from virtually any desktop or device.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: AKAM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Akamai Technologies
Akamai Technologies
Akamai, the leader in Content Delivery Network services, makes the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. Their advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize experiences for any device, anywhere.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,794.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$782.96
EBIT ($mm)
$509.29
Net Income ($mm)
$422.64
Employees
7519
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Ticker: CSCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Cisco Systems, Inc.
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.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$51,904.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$15,936.00
EBIT ($mm)
$14,162.00
Net Income ($mm)
$11,621.00
Employees
75900
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Ticker: CIEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ciena Corporation
Ciena Corporation
Ciena is the network specialist. Ciena collaborates with customers worldwide to unlock the strategic potential of their networks and fundamentally change the way they perform and compete.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,503.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$495.87
EBIT ($mm)
$375.47
Net Income ($mm)
$237.08
Employees
6013
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Ticker: FFIV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
F5 Networks Inc.
F5 Networks Inc.
F5 provides solutions for an application world. They help organizations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, and software defined networking deployments to successfully deliver applications to anyone, anywhere, at any time.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,242.45
EBITDA ($mm)
$594.24
EBIT ($mm)
$525.74
Net Income ($mm)
$427.73
Employees
5325
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Ticker: BOSC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Better Online Solutions Ltd.
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.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$50.85
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.91)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.59)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
53
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Ticker: SCOXQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The SCO Group, Inc.
The SCO Group, Inc.
The SCO Group is a leading provider of software technology for distributed, embedded, network-based systems, offering SCO OpenServer for small- to medium-sized businesses and UnixWare for enterprise solutions.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$15.57
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.66)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.88)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
63
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Ticker: ASX:NET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetLinkz
NetLinkz
NetLinkz is an Australian provider of secure and efficient cloud network solutions. NetLinkz offers Virtual Invisible Network, a network technology solution that allows organisations to connect sites, devices and staff over the internet through a unique network solution that is generally invisible.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.16)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.16)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OPCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OptiCon Systems, Inc.
The OptiCon business was formed to meet growing customer demand for improved management of densely packed distribution frames. Corning Cable Systems brought extensive experience in network design, cabling, hardware and testing to the development of the OptiCon Network Manager solution.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.44)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: FTNT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fortinet Inc.
Fortinet Inc.
Fortinet is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Their unique security fabric combines purpose-built ASICs, an intuitive operating system, and applied threat intelligence to provide security, better visibility and control.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,048.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$371.50
EBIT ($mm)
$310.90
Net Income ($mm)
$393.90
Employees
6590
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Ticker: PFSW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PFSweb, Inc.
PFSweb, Inc.
PFSweb is a global provider of end-to-end eCommerce solutions including digital agency and marketing services, technology development services, business process outsourcing services and a complete omni-channel technology ecosystem.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$250.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.25
EBIT ($mm)
$1.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2100
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Ticker: TSXV:STC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sangoma Technologies Corp.
Sangoma Technologies Corp.
Sangoma is a leading provider of hardware and software components that enable or enhance IP Communications Systems for voice, data and video applications. Sangoma’s connectivity solutions are used in leading unified communications, PBX, IVR, contact center and data-communication applications.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$36.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.97
EBIT ($mm)
$2.59
Net Income ($mm)
$1.49
Employees
0
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Ticker: CHKP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd is the largest pure-play security vendor globally. The company provides industry-leading solutions, and protects customers from cyberattacks with an unmatched catch rate of malware and other types of attacks.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,976.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$900.10
EBIT ($mm)
$882.72
Net Income ($mm)
$791.58
Employees
5070
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Ticker: RDWR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Radware Ltd.
Radware Ltd.
Radware, is a global leader of application delivery and application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers. Its award-winning solutions portfolio delivers full resilience for business-critical applications, maximum IT efficiency, and complete business agility.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$229.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.22
EBIT ($mm)
$0.27
Net Income ($mm)
$5.91
Employees
917
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,142.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$744.74
EBIT ($mm)
$686.57
Net Income ($mm)
$440.65
Employees
990
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,142.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$744.74
EBIT ($mm)
$686.57
Net Income ($mm)
$440.65
Employees
990
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Ticker: CORO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Corero Network Security plc
Corero Network Security plc
Corero Network Security plc’s mission is to be a leading network security systems company delivering solutions to address the challenges organizations face in protecting their IT systems and networks and on-line assets from the threats of cyber crime.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$20.57
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.15)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.87)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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