Like Purewire, Inc.

closed 10/14/2009 via Company Press Release

Barracuda Networks, acquired Purewire, Inc.

synopsis: Barracuda Networks Inc., the worldwide leader in content security appliances, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Purewire Inc., an award-winning SaaS-based secure Web gateway provider.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda Networks Inc. is the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances. Barracuda Networks also provides world-class IM protection, application server load balancing, Web application security, message archiving, and backup and disaster recovery solutions. "
target: Purewire, Inc.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Purewire secures business and social interactions on the Web. Founded by veteran security industry entrepreneurs, the company offers Web security-as-a-service to increase ROI and lower the total cost of security for businesses.
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closed 6/4/2013 via PR Newswire

Converted Organics, Inc., merged with Finjan Software

synopsis: Converted Organics Inc. announced the successful completion of a merger transaction with Finjan, Inc. The acquisition of Finjan, comprising numerous patents and other intellectual property dating back to 1996 until the year 2030, positions Converted Organics to pursue additional licensing and enforcement programs in the security industry.
buyer: Converted Organics, Inc. (COIN:$1.52)
Converted Organics Inc. trades on the OTC Markets under the stock symbol COIN. "
target parent: AmbironTrustWave
target: Finjan Software (FNJN:$16.95)
Finjan is a leading online security and technology company which owns a portfolio of patents, related to software that proactively detects malicious code and thereby protects end-users from identity and data theft, spyware, malware, phishing, trojans and other online threats.
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closed 1/10/2012 via PR Newswire

ThreatMetrix, Inc., acquired TrustDefender

synopsis: ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions, announced that it has acquired the Australian-based company TrustDefender, a recognized leader of secure browsing technology to stop man-in-the-browser attacks and provide malware protection.
buyer: ThreatMetrix, Inc.
ThreatMetrix is a provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions. The ThreatMetrix™ Cybercrime Defender Platform helps companies protect customer data and secure transactions against fraud, malware, data breaches, as well as man-in-the browser (MitB) and Trojan attacks. "
target parent: Nexbis Ltd
target: TrustDefender
Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Sydney, Australia, TrustDefender delivers security and fraud detection technology to protect enterprises and their customers at the device and transaction level from online fraud.
price ($mm)
$0.68
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closed 11/3/2009 via BusinessWire

M86 Security, acquired Finjan Software

synopsis: M86 Security, a global provider of Web and messaging security products, announced the acquisition of Finjan, a leading provider of secure Web gateway solutions for enterprises. This acquisition adds Finjan’s line of enterprise-class secure Web gateway and SaaS-based solutions to M86 Security’s portfolio of security solutions.
buyer: M86 Security
M86 Security is a global provider of Web and messaging security products, delivering comprehensive protection to more than 20,000 customers and over 16 million users worldwide. "
target: Finjan Software (FNJN:$16.95)
Finjan is a leading provider of unified Web security solutions for the enterprise market. Finjan’s web security solutions enable control, security and compliance for organizations’ web productivity, liability and security needs, regardless of location.
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$40
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closed 4/21/2009 via Market Wire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Mi5 Networks

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced that it has expanded its security portfolio by offering new Protection Suites for small business and enterprise customers and adding Web security technology through the acquisition of Mi5 Networks.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
Symantec is a global leader in infrastructure software, enabling businesses and consumers to have confidence in a connected world. The company helps customers protect their infrastructure, information and interactions by delivering software and services that address risks to security. "
target: Mi5 Networks
Mi5 Networks provides the fastest web security appliances and deepest protection against web-based threats. Mi5 lets you reduce risk of confidential data loss and productivity loss from inappropriate websites, malicious downloads and phone home traffic from infected PCs – all from a single platform.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 4/25/2006 via BusinessWire

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., purchased a minority stake in Authentium, Inc.

synopsis: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., which builds value of revenue-stage information technology and life sciences companies, announced today that it co-led a $15 million Series A financing in Authentium, Inc. of West Palm Beach, FL with Westbury Partners of Hauppauge, New York. Safeguard provided $5.5 million of capital.
buyer: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE:$0.00)
Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. advances the value of revenue-stage information technology and life sciences companies. Safeguard provides growth capital as well as a range of strategic, operating and management resources to help its partner companies build value in their businesses. "
target: Authentium, Inc.
Based in West Palm Beach, Florida, Authentium develops core operating system encapsulation, file and application defense, data interception and data analysis technologies for inclusion in its flagship Extensible Security Platform (ESP).
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announced 6/2/2021 via Company Press Release

Symphony Technology Group, will acquire FireEye

synopsis: FireEye, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the FireEye Products business, including the FireEye name, to a consortium led by Symphony Technology Group (STG). FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies and nation-state grade threat intelligence.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is the private equity partner to market leading companies in data, software, and analytics. The firm brings expertise, flexibility, and resources to build strategic value and unlock the potential of innovative companies. "
target: FireEye (FEYE:$979.80)
FireEye is the intelligence-led security company. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies and nation-state grade threat intelligence.
price ($mm)
$1,200
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closed 5/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions, Inc., acquired CloudPassage

synopsis: Fidelis Cybersecurity announced the acquisition of CloudPassage. Founded in 2010, San Francisco-based CloudPassage safeguards cloud infrastructure for the world’s most-recognized brands in finance, e-commerce, gaming, B2B SaaS, healthcare, biotech, and digital media.
buyer parent: Skyview Capital LLC
buyer: Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions, Inc.
Fidelis Cybersecurity is a provider of threat detection, hunting, and response solutions. Fidelis combats cybercrime, data theft, and espionage by providing full visibility across hybrid cloud / on-prem environments, automating threat and data theft detection, and optimizing incident response. "
target: CloudPassage
Founded in 2010, San Francisco-based CloudPassage safeguards cloud infrastructure for the world’s most-recognized brands in finance, e-commerce, gaming, B2B SaaS, healthcare, biotech, and digital media.
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closed 5/5/2021 via Company Press Release

Sectigo Limited, acquired SiteLock

synopsis: Sectigo®, a global provider of automated digital certificate management and web security solutions, announced the acquisition of SiteLock, a leading provider of website security protection and monitoring. Its cloud-based, enterprise-grade technologies give organizations access security capabilities the biggest companies use to protect their data.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Sectigo Limited
Sectigo is a leading cybersecurity provider of digital identity solutions, including TLS / SSL certificates, DevOps, IoT, and enterprise-grade PKI management, as well as multi-layered web security. As a leading Certificate Authority (CA), Sectigo partners with organizations to secure web servers. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: SiteLock
SiteLock is a leader in comprehensive cybersecurity solutions for organizations. Its cloud-based, enterprise-grade technologies and deep expertise give organizations of any size access to the same security capabilities the biggest companies use to protect their data.
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closed 3/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Fortinet Inc., acquired ShieldX Networks

synopsis: Fortinet, a worldwide provider of network security appliances, has acquired ShieldX, a cloud and network security solutions provider. ShieldX's cloud-native platform continuously discovers workloads, identifies risk, and enforces security policies to protect sensitive data from cyber threats.
buyer: Fortinet Inc. (FTNT:$2,727.00)
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. "
target: ShieldX Networks
ShieldX is a cloud and network security solutions provider. ShieldX redefines cloud security to better protect organizations against cyber threats. Their cloud-native platform continuously discovers workloads, identifies risk, and enforces security policies to protect sensitive data.
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closed 1/14/2021 via BusinessWire

Entrust Corporation, acquired HyTrust, Inc.

synopsis: Entrust a global leader in trusted identity, payments and data protection, announced that it has acquired HyTrust, Inc. an innovative provider of virtualized and multi-cloud data encryption, key management, and cloud security posture management solutions.
buyer: Entrust Corporation
Entrust keeps the world moving safely by enabling trusted identities, payments and data protection. Today more than ever, people demand seamless, secure experiences, whether they’re crossing borders, making a purchase, accessing e-government services or logging into corporate networks. "
target: HyTrust, Inc.
HyTrust provides solutions that automate security controls for software-defined computing, networking and storage workloads to achieve the highest levels of visibility, granular policy control and data protection.
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announced 1/7/2021 via BusinessWire

F5 Networks Inc., will acquire Volterra

synopsis: F5 Networks, the leader in application security and delivery, will acquire Volterra, the first universal edge-as-a-service platform. With the addition of Volterra’s technology platform, F5 is creating an edge platform built for enterprises and service providers that will be security-first and app-driven with unlimited scale.
buyer: F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV:$2,350.82)
F5 provides solutions for an application world. They help organizations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, and software defined networking deployments to successfully deliver applications to anyone, anywhere, at any time. "
target: Volterra
Based in Santa Clara, CA, Volterra provides a distributed cloud services platform to deploy, network and secure applications across multi-cloud and the edge.
price ($mm)
$500
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closed 10/28/2020 via Company Press Release

Akamai Technologies, acquired Asavie

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc., the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, has acquired Asavie, whose global platform manages the security, performance and access policies for mobile and internet-connected devices.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$3,123.99)
Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. "
target: Asavie
Asavie delivers secure, frictionless access to business resources for a fully mobile workforce. The company automates the creation of self-serve, private, network-based services that secure access from mobile and internet-connected devices to applications and data.
price ($mm)
$181
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closed 10/1/2020 via BusinessWire

Fastly, acquired Signal Sciences

synopsis: Fastly, Inc., provider of an edge cloud platform, has acquired Signal Sciences, the fastest growing web application security company in the world. Signal Sciences' strong, developer-first web application and API protection solutions will bolster Fastly's existing security offerings to bring customers a unified edge security solution.
buyer: Fastly (FSLY:$246.32)
Fastly helps people stay better connected with the things they love. Fastly’s edge cloud platform enables customers to create digital experiences quickly, securely, and reliably by processing, serving, and securing its customers’ applications as close to their end-users as possible. "
target: Signal Sciences
Signal Sciences is the fastest growing web application security company in the world. Signal Sciences’ patented architecture provides organizations working in a modern development environment with comprehensive and scalable threat protection and security visibility.
price ($mm)
$775
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closed 6/22/2020 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired CyberX

synopsis: The U.S. software giant Microsoft has acquired the Israeli industrial cybersecurity startup CyberX. CyberX is a simple, mature, and interoperable solution for auto-discovering assets, identifying critical vulnerabilities and attack vectors, and continuously monitoring industrial cyber-security networks for malware and targeted attacks.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: CyberX
CyberX is a simple, mature, and interoperable solution for auto-discovering assets, identifying critical vulnerabilities and attack vectors, and continuously monitoring industrial cyber-security networks for malware and targeted attacks.
price ($mm)
$165
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closed 4/23/2020 via Company Press Release

KSV1870 Holding AG, acquired Nimbusec GmbH

synopsis: KSV1870 will become the majority owner of Nimbusec GmbH through the takeover of 74.5% of the company. Nimbusec GmbH has developed from Futurezone Austria's Top Startup in 2014 to a renowned and internationally active specialist for security and GDPR compliance monitoring of websites.
buyer: KSV1870 Holding AG (:$297.76)
KSV1870 is one of the leading business platforms in Austria. The creditor protection association minimizes the economic risks of its customers through innovative, digital solutions and contributes significantly to their business success. "
target: Nimbusec GmbH
Nimbusec GmbH has developed from Futurezone Austria's Top Startup in 2014 to a renowned and internationally active specialist for security and GDPR compliance monitoring of websites. Customers all over the world count on the proven expertise of the now 16-strong team.
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closed 4/16/2020 via BusinessWire

CollabNet VersionOne, acquired Arxan Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Arxan Technologies, the trusted provider of application protection solutions, has been acquired by CollabNet VersionOne to form Digital.ai. The newly formed company brings together leading technologies in agile planning, application security, and software delivery to create the industry’s first intelligent value stream platform.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: CollabNet VersionOne
CollabNet VersionOne is a leading platform provider for Value Stream Management, Agile planning, DevOps, and source code management. Its offerings provide a cohesive solution that enables customers to ideate, create, and orchestrate the flow of value through continuous delivery pipelines. "
target: Arxan Technologies, Inc.
Arxan, a global trusted leader providing the industry's most comprehensive application protection solutions, works with organizations looking to protect applications and to securely deploy and manage business-critical apps to the extended enterprise.
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closed 12/10/2019 via BusinessWire

Acronis Inc., acquired 5nine, Inc.

synopsis: Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection, announced the acquisition of 5nine, a global provider of Microsoft Hyper-V and Azure cloud management and security solutions.
buyer: Acronis Inc.
Acronis sets the standard for cyber protection and hybrid cloud storage through its innovative backup, anti-ransomware; disaster recovery, storage, and enterprise file sync and share solutions. Acronis protects all data in any environment, including physical, virtual, cloud, and mobile. "
target: 5nine, Inc.
5nine delivers a powerful, integrated and scalable solution for optimizing and securing workloads across the Microsoft cloud – public, private or hybrid – for administrators, IT leaders and service providers who need more control and visibility of decentralized cloud environments.
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announced 11/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Palo Alto Networks, will acquire Aporeto

synopsis: Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is to acquire Aporeto Inc., a machine identity-based microsegmentation company. Aporeto Zero Trust Cloud Security platform is built for cloud native apps, simplifies hybrid cloud security, and delivers security at the speed of DevOps with application identity, not IP addresses.
buyer: Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW:$3,782.70)
Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future. By delivering an integrated platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of partners, they are at the forefront of protecting tens of thousands of organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices. "
target: Aporeto
Aporeto Zero Trust Cloud Security platform is built for cloud native apps, simplifies hybrid cloud security, and delivers security at the speed of DevOps with application identity, not IP addresses.
price ($mm)
$150
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announced 10/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

Palo Alto Networks, will acquire RedLock, Inc.

synopsis: Palo Alto Networks announced its intent to acquire RedLock, an early-stage startup that helps companies make sure their cloud instances are locked down and secure. RedLock enables effective cloud threat defense across Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud environments.
buyer: Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW:$3,782.70)
Palo Alto Networks is leading cybersecurity by safely enabling applications and preventing cyber breaches for organizations worldwide. Their platform delivers security far superior to legacy or point products, safely enables daily business operations, and protects an organization's assets. "
target: RedLock, Inc.
RedLock enables effective cloud threat defense across Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud environments and will enable users to ensure compliance, govern security, and enable security operations.
price ($mm)
$173
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closed 10/14/2009 via Company Press Release

Barracuda Networks, acquired Purewire, Inc.

synopsis: Barracuda Networks Inc., the worldwide leader in content security appliances, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Purewire Inc., an award-winning SaaS-based secure Web gateway provider.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda Networks Inc. is the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances. Barracuda Networks also provides world-class IM protection, application server load balancing, Web application security, message archiving, and backup and disaster recovery solutions. "
target: Purewire, Inc.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Purewire secures business and social interactions on the Web. Founded by veteran security industry entrepreneurs, the company offers Web security-as-a-service to increase ROI and lower the total cost of security for businesses.
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closed 1/29/2009 via BusinessWire

Purewire, Inc., acquired Opinity, Inc.

synopsis: Purewire, Inc., a SaaS-based Secure Web Gateway vendor that protects business and social interactions on the Web, announced it has acquired Opinity, a pioneer in online reputation management.
buyer: Purewire, Inc.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Purewire secures business and social interactions on the Web. Founded by veteran security industry entrepreneurs, the company offers Web security-as-a-service to increase ROI and lower the total cost of security for businesses. "
target: Opinity, Inc.
Founded in 2004, Opinity is an identity service provider useful for commerce, communities, social applications and blogging. The company has three years of data and intellectual property used for verification services, reputation metrics, portability tools and profiles.
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announced 7/1/2021 via PR Newswire

Barracuda Networks, will acquire Skout Cybersecurity

synopsis: Barracuda Networks, Inc., a provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, will acquire SKOUT Cybersecurity, a leader in cyber-as-a-service software for Managed Service Providers (MSPs). SKOUT gives MSPs the resources they need to sell affordable cyber. Their platform allows MSPs to offer 24/7/365 protection and easily monitor their clients.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda is a trusted partner and a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions. The company protects email, networks, data, and applications with innovative solutions that grow and adapt with their customers' journeys. "
target: Skout Cybersecurity
SKOUT Cybersecurity is a leader in cyber-as-a-service software for Managed Service Providers (MSPs). SKOUT gives MSPs the resources and visibility they need to sell affordable cyber. Their platform allows MSPs to offer 24/7/365 protection and easily monitor their clients.
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closed 11/11/2020 via PR Newswire

Barracuda Networks, acquired Fyde

synopsis: Barracuda, a trusted partner and a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, has acquired Fyde, a Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) provider, to expand the Barracuda CloudGen SASE platform with ZTNA capabilities. The Fyde solution will now be available as Barracuda CloudGen Access to businesses of all sizes.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda is a trusted partner and a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions. The company protects email, networks, data, and applications with innovative solutions that grow and adapt with their customers' journeys. "
target: Fyde
Fyde is the new standard for Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA). Fyde's ZTNA solution addresses the security risks associated with traditional remote access by continuously verifying that only the right person with the right device and the right permissions can access company resources.
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closed 8/14/2019 via PR Newswire

Barracuda Networks, acquired Infisecure Technologies Inc

synopsis: Barracuda, a provider of cloud-enabled, enterprise-grade security solution, has acquired InfiSecure Technologies, a cutting-edge Web Application Security company that specializes in protecting Web & API from OWASP Top Automated Threats such as web scraping/price scraping, account hijacking, form spam and application-level DDoS attacks.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda provides businesses with cloud-enabled, enterprise-grade security solutions that are easy to buy, deploy, and use. They protect email, networks, data, and applications with solutions that grow and adapt with their customers' journey. "
target: Infisecure Technologies Inc
Based in India, InfiSecure Technologies Inc is a cutting-edge Web Application Security company that specializes in protecting Web & API from OWASP Top Automated Threats such as web scraping / price scraping, account hijacking, carding fraud, form spam and application-level DDoS attacks.
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closed 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Barracuda Networks, purchased Managed Workplace Assets from Avast Software

synopsis: Cloud security technology provider Barracuda Networks has acquired Managed Workplace from Avast plc, giving Barracuda its first remote monitoring and management, or RMM, platform. Managed Workplace is the RMM product line of Czech Republic-based cloud security software developer Avast Software.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda simplifies IT with cloud-enabled solutions that empower customers to protect their networks, applications and data, regardless of where they reside. These solutions are delivered in appliance, virtual appliance, cloud and hybrid deployment configurations. "
seller: Avast Software (LSE:AVST:$892.90)
Managed Workplace is the remote monitoring and management (RMM) product line of Czech Republic-based cloud security software developer Avast Software.
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closed 1/3/2018 via PR Newswire

Barracuda Networks, acquired PhishLine

synopsis: Barracuda Networks, a provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, announced it has acquired PhishLine, LLC, a leading SaaS platform for social engineering simulation and training. PhishLine's platform offers multivariable attack simulations across email, text message, voice, and USB/mobile media; data capture and more.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda simplifies IT with cloud-enabled solutions that empower customers to protect their networks, applications and data, regardless of where they reside. These solutions are delivered in appliance, virtual appliance, cloud and hybrid deployment configurations. "
target: PhishLine
PhishLine is a leading SaaS platform for social engineering simulation and training. PhishLine's platform offers multivariable attack simulations across email, text message, voice, and USB/mobile media; data capture, analytics and reporting; and continual, complex analysis of employee performance.
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closed 2/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Barracuda Networks

synopsis: Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, announced that it has been acquired by leading private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo, LLC. in an all-cash transaction.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software & technology-enabled services sectors. They implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives & make accretive acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue & earnings, with the goal of increasing the business’ value. "
target: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda simplifies IT with cloud-enabled solutions that empower customers to protect their networks, applications and data, regardless of where they reside. These easy-to-use and affordable solutions are delivered in appliance, virtual appliance, cloud and hybrid deployment configurations.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,587 [$1,380]
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$367
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$33
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closed 11/8/2017 via PR Newswire

Barracuda Networks, acquired Sonian, Inc.

synopsis: Barracuda Networks has acquired Sonian Inc, a leading provider of public cloud archiving and business insights. An early innovator in cloud-based archiving, Sonian preserves, protects and presents the world's information. Customers trust Sonian's secure platform and fast and accurate search to retain and retrieve valuable data.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda simplifies IT with cloud-enabled solutions that empower customers to protect their networks, applications and data, regardless of where they reside. These easy-to-use and affordable solutions are delivered in appliance, virtual appliance, cloud and hybrid deployment configurations. "
target: Sonian, Inc.
An early innovator in cloud-based archiving, Sonian preserves, protects and presents the world's information. Customers trust Sonian's secure platform and fast and accurate search to retain and retrieve valuable data and to protect the intellectual property in business email.
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closed 3/24/2016 via BNC Analysis

Barracuda Networks, acquired Sookasa

synopsis: Barracuda Networks has acquired Sookasa. Sookasa is a cloud access security broker (CASB). The company’s encryption and auditing capabilities can protect Box, Dropbox, Google Drive and other SaaS-oriented applications.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda provides cloud-connected security and storage solutions that simplify IT. These powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions are trusted by more than 150,000 organizations worldwide and are delivered in appliance, virtual appliance, cloud and hybrid deployments. "
target: Sookasa
Sookasa is a security and data management layer on top of cloud services like Dropbox that keeps your business compliant and your users happy. Sookasa lets businesses leverage the productivity gains of popular consumer cloud services by securing and providing compliance for sensitive business files.
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closed 9/10/2014 via Company Press Release

Barracuda Networks, acquired C2C Systems Limited

synopsis: Barracuda announced that it has acquired C2C Systems. C2C provides software solutions for Microsoft Exchange including email archiving, PST elimination and Exchange management tools from simple administration through to discovery of data.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda Networks, Inc. offers industry-leading solutions designed to solve mainstream IT problems. Its products span three distinct markets, including content security, networking and application delivery, as well as data storage, protection and disaster recovery. "
target: C2C Systems Limited
C2C provides software solutions for Microsoft Exchange including email archiving, PST elimination and Exchange management tools from simple administration through to discovery of data.
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closed 5/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

Barracuda Networks, acquired SignNow

synopsis: Barracuda Networks Inc. has acquired mobile e-signature startup SignNow. SignNow, Inc. offers a way to e-sign digital files without the need to scan, fax or mail documents.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda Networks, Inc. offers industry-leading solutions designed to solve mainstream IT problems. Its products span three distinct markets, including: content security, networking and application delivery, as well as data storage, protection and disaster recovery. "
target: SignNow
SignNow makes it easy to make, manage, and enforce agreements on any device. Many businesses use SignNow’s global platform to sign documents, collect signatures, collect notarizations, and manage their agreement process. It is the world's top ranked mobile signing platform.
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$6.70
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closed 10/14/2009 via Company Press Release

Barracuda Networks, acquired Purewire, Inc.

synopsis: Barracuda Networks Inc., the worldwide leader in content security appliances, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Purewire Inc., an award-winning SaaS-based secure Web gateway provider.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda Networks Inc. is the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances. Barracuda Networks also provides world-class IM protection, application server load balancing, Web application security, message archiving, and backup and disaster recovery solutions. "
target: Purewire, Inc.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Purewire secures business and social interactions on the Web. Founded by veteran security industry entrepreneurs, the company offers Web security-as-a-service to increase ROI and lower the total cost of security for businesses.
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closed 9/28/2009 via Market Wire

Barracuda Networks, acquired phion AG

synopsis: Barracuda Networks Inc., the worldwide leader in content security appliances, has acquired AG, an Austria-based provider of enterprise security solutions. The combined Barracuda Networks and phion product portfolios will result in increased sales opportunities for the partners of both companies.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda Networks Inc. is the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances. Barracuda Networks also provides world-class IM protection, application server load balancing, Web application security, message archiving, and backup and disaster recovery solutions. "
target: phion AG
phion is one of the leading European providers of solutions to protect company communications. With the netfence product portfolio, phion offers solutions for the most demanding standards in terms of availability, security and management.
price ($mm)[EV]
$11 [$7]*
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/31/2008 via BusinessWire

Barracuda Networks, acquired Yosemite Technologies

synopsis: Barracuda Networks Inc., the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances, announced it has acquired Yosemite Technologies, a leading provider of data backup and disaster recovery solutions.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda Networks Inc. is the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances. Barracuda Networks also provides world-class IM protection, application server load balancing, Web application security, message archiving, and backup and disaster recovery solutions. "
target: Yosemite Technologies
Yosemite Technologies provides small-to-medium size businesses with applications designed to simplify the way they protect and manage their data. From image files and reports to email and employee records, these businesses are inundated with data, their most valuable asset.
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closed 11/17/2008 via BusinessWire

Barracuda Networks, acquired 3SP Ltd.

synopsis: Barracuda Networks Inc., the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances, launched the Barracuda SSL VPN following the acquisition of 3SP, maker of the popular SSL Explorer solution.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda Networks Inc. is the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances. Barracuda Networks also provides world-class IM protection, application server load balancing, Web application security, message archiving, and backup and disaster recovery solutions. "
target: 3SP Ltd.
3SP developed the free and open source SSL Explorer technology, which has had over 275,000 downloads of the main product distribution since it was released in August 2004. In addition, the award-winning SSL Explorer Enterprise commercial solution has hundreds of customers worldwide.
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closed 11/6/2008 via BusinessWire

Barracuda Networks, acquired BitLeap, LLC

synopsis: Barracuda Networks Inc., the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances, announced it has completed the acquisition of BitLeap, an innovative provider of local and offsite data backup and disaster recovery solutions.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda Networks Inc. is the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances. Barracuda Networks also provides world-class IM protection, application server load balancing, Web application security, message archiving, and backup and disaster recovery solutions. "
target: BitLeap, LLC
BitLeap’s innovative backup solution was released in 2004. This solution allows small and medium-sized businesses with limited IT budgets, staff, and infrastructure to implement automatic offsite data backups with ease.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/17/2007 via BusinessWire

Barracuda Networks, acquired Netcontinuum

synopsis: Barracuda Networks, Inc., the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances, has completed the acquisition of NetContinuum. The addition of NetContinuum’s award-winning products to Barracuda Networks’ product portfolio puts the company in a strong position to expand customer adoption of Application Delivery Controllers (ADC).
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda Networks Inc. is the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances. Barracuda Networks also provides world-class IM protection, application server load balancing, Web application security, message archiving, and backup and disaster recovery solutions. "
target: Netcontinuum
NetContinuum is the leading provider of Web Application Firewalls.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

JAMF, acquired cmdSecurity

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

SolarWinds, acquired Trusted Metrics

synopsis: SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, announced that it has acquired Trusted Metrics, a provider of real-time threat monitoring and management software.
buyer: SolarWinds (SWI:$980.95)
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide, from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses, managed service providers (MSPs), government agencies, and educational institutions. "
target: Trusted Metrics
Trusted Metrics is a provider of real-time threat monitoring and management software. Trusted Metrics provides Elastic SOC®, a multi-tenant, cloud-based platform which gives organizations of any size the ability to incorporate SIEM as a framework for centralized log correlation.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Barracuda Networks

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

Vista Equity Partners, acquired Infoblox

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

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire CloudLock

synopsis: Cisco announced its intent to acquire CloudLock Inc., a privately held cloud security company based in Waltham, Massachusetts. CloudLock specializes in cloud access security broker (CASB) technology that provides enterprises with visibility and analytics around user behavior and sensitive data in cloud services.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. "
target: CloudLock
CloudLock is the leading provider of cloud cybersecurity. Its information security applications enable organizations to enforce regulatory, operational, and security compliance in public cloud platforms.
price ($mm)
$293
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Blue Coat, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec, an information protection expert, announced that it has successfully completed its acquisition of Blue Coat. Blue Coat is the #1 market share leader and share gainer in Web Security with a widely recognized portfolio of integrated technologies.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
Symantec Corporation is an information protection expert that helps people, businesses and governments. Symantec operates one of the largest global data-intelligence networks, has provided leading security, backup and availability solutions for where vital information is stored, accessed and shared."
target parent: Bain Capital
target: Blue Coat, Inc.
Blue Coat is a leader in advanced enterprise security. Through the Blue Coat Security Platform, Blue Coat unites network, security and cloud, providing customers with maximum protection against threats, while minimizing impact on network performance and enabling cloud applications and services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,073 [$4,722]
rev ($mm)
$598
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
7.9x
EV / EBITDA
533.6x
closed 10/8/2015 via BusinessWire

RiskIQ, acquired PassiveTotal

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

RiskIQ, acquired PassiveTotal

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

Bain Capital, acquired Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

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

Imperva, Inc., will acquire SkyFence

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

Click Security, Inc., acquired VisibleRisk

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

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation, acquired Cofio Software

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

The PowerTech Group, Inc., acquired SafeStone Technologies PLC

synopsis: Help/Systems, LLC, the leading independent provider of operations, security, and business intelligence software for IBM® Power Systems™ servers running IBM i, announced its acquisition of Safestone Technologies, a system security software company based in the United Kingdom.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: The PowerTech Group, Inc.
The PowerTech Group Inc. provides automated security solutions for IBM midrange servers. It offers Network Security, an exit program solution to monitor network traffic to power systems servers; audit and control network access through exit points. "
target: SafeStone Technologies PLC
Safestone Technologies is the leading supplier of security, audit and compliance solutions for IBM Power Systems (i, AIX, Linux). Safestone's solutions deliver critical security information to businesses to ensure enhaced audit, control and regulatory compliance.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Dell, Inc., acquired SonicWALL, Inc.

synopsis: Dell Inc. announced it has finalized its acquisition of SonicWALL, Inc., a leader in advanced network security, secure remote access, email security, backup and recovery, and management and reporting. The SonicWALL acquisition expands Dell’s security software and services portfolio.
buyer: Dell, Inc. (DELL:$94,224.00)
Dell, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, sells and supports a wide range of products which are customized to individual customer requirements which include mobility products, desktop personal computers, software and peripherals, servers and networking, services and storage. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: SonicWALL, Inc.
SonicWALL provides dynamic network security and data protection solutions to enterprise organizations of all sizes worldwide. It delivers award-winning solutions that include network security, secure remote access, email security, backup and recovery, and policy and management.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$260
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/15/2012 via Company Press Release

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

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

Accuvant, Inc., acquired V3rity Limited

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

GFI Software Ltd., acquired Sunbelt Software

synopsis: GFI Software, a market leading provider of software infrastructure products for small and medium-sized enterprises, announced that it has acquired Sunbelt Software and specifically its VIPRE® product suite. VIPRE technology will merge into GFI’s email security and web security solutions group.
buyer: GFI Software Ltd. (NYSE:GFIS:$151.79)
GFI Software provides a single best source of web and mail security, archiving and fax, networking and security software and hosted IT solutions for small to medium-sized enterprises (SME) via an extensive global partner community. "
target parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Sunbelt Software
Sunbelt Software is a leading provider of Windows security software including enterprise antivirus, antispyware, email security, and malware analysis tools. Leading products include the VIPRE® and CounterSpy® product lines, Sunbelt Exchange Archiver™, CWSandbox™, and ThreatTrack™.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/23/2010 via PR Newswire

Teachers Private Capital, Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired SonicWALL, Inc.

synopsis: SonicWALL, Inc., a leading provider of IT security and data backup and recovery solutions, announced that it has completed its merger with affiliates of an investor group led by Thoma Bravo, LLC, which includes the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan through its private investor department, Teachers' Private Capital.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Teachers Private Capital
Thoma Bravo is one of the most experienced and successful private equity firms in the United States. Thoma Bravo and its predecessor firms have been providing equity and strategic and operating support to promising businesses and their management teams for more than 25 years. "
target: SonicWALL, Inc.
Guided by its vision of Dynamic Security for the Global Network, SonicWALL develops advanced intelligent network security and data protection solutions that adapt as organizations evolve and as threats evolve.
price ($mm)[EV]
$637 [$423]
rev ($mm)
$209
EBITDA ($mm)
$31
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
16.6x
closed 9/1/2009 via BusinessWire

McAfee, Inc., acquired MX Logic, Inc.

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

McAfee, Inc., acquired Solidcore Systems

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

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year
2019
rev ($mm)
$21.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.02
EBIT ($mm)
$0.44
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
38
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Ticker: OM:IRIS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Irisity AB
Irisity AB
Irisity is a Swedish leader in intelligent camera surveillance. Using AI and proactive, self-learning algorithms, Irisity's SaaS solution upgrades both existing and new surveillance cameras and monitoring systems from passive to proactive alarming devices.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$6.34
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.60)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
49
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLDS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cloud Security Corporation
Cloud Security Corporation
Cloud Security Corporation is an early-stage security and information access technology software company. The Company delivers immediate information with secure access to computer desktops and other consumer electronic devices from remote locations.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: AIM:DFX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Defenx
Defenx
Founded in 2009, Defenx is a fast-growing and profitable security software company that offers a range of products for the mobile, PC and network security markets. Defenx security software is priced competitively, fully featured and efficient.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$5.02
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$1.13
Net Income ($mm)
$0.21
Employees
6
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Ticker: OTCPK:SFOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc.
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc.
StrikeForce Technologies helps to prevent Cyber theft and data security breaches for consumers, corporations, and government agencies. It provides powerful two-factor, “Out-of-Band” authentication, keystroke encryption along with mobile solutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.32
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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Ticker: RPD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rapid7, LLC
Rapid7, LLC
Rapid7 is trusted by IT and security professionals around the world to manage risk, simplify modern IT complexity, and drive innovation. Rapid7 analytics transform vast amounts of security and IT data into the answers needed to securely develop and operate sophisticated IT networks and applications.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$411.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($48.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($70.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1847
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Ticker: JNPR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Juniper Networks
Juniper Networks
Juniper Networks, Inc. designs, develops, and sells products and services that provide network infrastructure for networking requirements of service providers, enterprises, governments, and research and public sector organizations worldwide.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,430.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$686.00
EBIT ($mm)
$464.80
Net Income ($mm)
$395.40
Employees
9419
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Ticker: HIFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hifn Inc
Hifn powers network and information security. Leveraging over a decade of leadership and expertise in data encryption and compression, we are a trusted partner to industry innovators for whom security is critical to their success.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$39.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
176
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Ticker: SWI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SolarWinds
SolarWinds
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide, from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses, managed service providers (MSPs), government agencies, and educational institutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$980.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$223.99
EBIT ($mm)
$135.69
Net Income ($mm)
$30.88
Employees
3274
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Ticker: EXTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Extreme Networks
Extreme Networks
Extreme Networks, Inc. (EXTR) delivers software-driven networking solutions that help IT departments everywhere deliver the ultimate business outcome: stronger connections with customers, partners and employees.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$535.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.12
EBIT ($mm)
($10.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1378
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meru Networks, Inc.
Meru Networks, Inc.
Founded in 2002, Meru Networks provides a virtualized wireless LAN architecture that cost-effectively delivers the performance, reliability, predictability and operational simplicity of a wired network, with the advantages of mobility.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ATEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A10 Networks
A10 Networks
A10 Networks is a leader in application networking and security, providing a range of high-performance application networking solutions that help organizations ensure that their data center applications and networks remain highly available, accelerated and secure.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$208.74
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($30.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
772
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Ticker: CEVA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CEVA, Inc.
CEVA, Inc.
CEVA is a licensor of signal processing, sensor fusion and AI processors. They partner with semiconductor companies and OEMs worldwide to create power-efficient, intelligent and connected devices for a range of end markets, including mobile, consumer, automotive, robotics, industrial and IoT.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$77.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.94
EBIT ($mm)
($1.27)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.46
Employees
341
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Ticker: CTXS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix is a cloud company that enables mobile workstyles—empowering people to work and collaborate from anywhere, securely accessing apps and data on any of the latest devices, as easily as they would in their own office.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,236.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$831.64
EBIT ($mm)
$620.79
Net Income ($mm)
$504.45
Employees
8400
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Ticker: XRTX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xyratex Ltd.
Xyratex Ltd.
Xyratex is a leading provider of data storage technology, including modular solutions for the enterprise data storage industry and hard disk drive (HDD) capital equipment for the HDD industry.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1,158.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.67
EBIT ($mm)
$20.58
Net Income ($mm)
$17.66
Employees
1960
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Ticker: NTCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems is the market leader in Unified Service Delivery Management enabling comprehensive end-to-end network and application assurance. It has delivered breakthrough packet-flow technology that provides trusted and comprehensive real-time network and application performance intelligence.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,134.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$128.93
EBIT ($mm)
($10.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3124
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Ticker: DDOG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Datadog, Inc.
Datadog, Inc.
Datadog is the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. Its SaaS platform integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring, and log management to provide unified, real-time observability of its customers’ entire technology stack.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$603.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.73
EBIT ($mm)
($13.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1403
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Ticker: ADIC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Digital Information Corporation
Advanced Digital Information Corporation is a leading provider of Intelligent Storage(TM) solutions to the open systems marketplace. ADIC is the world's largest supplier of automated tape systems using the drive technologies most often employed for backing up open system, client-server networks.
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$454.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.70
EBIT ($mm)
$4.10
Net Income ($mm)
$14.30
Employees
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Ticker: XTRA:OSP2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
USU Software AG
USU Software AG
Founded in 1977, USU offers software solutions and consulting services for IT and knowledge-based service Management, e.g. the IT service management suite Valuemation, the knowledge base Knowledge Center and the IT self-service solution Smart Link.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$78.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.23
EBIT ($mm)
$9.04
Net Income ($mm)
$7.41
Employees
544
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A263860
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc. is a South Korean-based provider of Network Access Control (NAC) solutions. Their flagship product, Genian NAC, helps businesses maintain smart visiblity and control of all of their IT assets and ensures the highest level of security compliance by using cloud technology.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$18.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.74
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$2.21
Employees
0
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