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closed 10/29/2010 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired BLADE Network Technologies

synopsis: IBM announced it has closed the acquisition of BLADE Network Technologies (BLADE), a privately held company based in Santa Clara, CA. BLADE specializes in software and devices that route data and transactions to and from servers.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$77,131.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business. "
target: BLADE Network Technologies
BLADE Network Technologies (BLADE), the data center switching company, brings speed and intelligence to the network edge; closer to customers’ business, users and innovations.
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$400
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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.
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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.
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closed 6/7/2017 via Company Press Release

LightRiver Technologies, Inc., acquired Unique Computer Services, Inc.

synopsis: LightRiver Technologies, a multi-vendor integrator of transport solutions for mission-critical networks that specializes in the design and engineering, integrating, and commissioning of optical networks, has acquired Unique Computer Services, Inc., an industry leading provider of multi-vendor multi-technology telecommunications management software.
buyer: LightRiver Technologies, Inc.
LightRiver Technologies, Inc., a multi-vendor integrator of transport solutions for mission-critical networks, specializes in the design and engineering, integrating, and commissioning of optical networks for utilities, service providers, transit, education, and state and local government. "
target: Unique Computer Services, Inc.
Unique Computer Services, Inc. is a pioneer and industry leading provider of multi-vendor multi-technology telecommunications management software. Unique's products enables companies of all sizes to efficiently manage up to several hundred thousand network elements, across a broad range of vendors.
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closed 7/17/2017 via PR Newswire

Extreme Networks, purchased Networking Business from Avaya Inc.

synopsis: Extreme Networks, Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of Avaya, Inc.'s networking business. Avaya is a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, providing unified communications, contact centers, networking and related services to companies of all sizes around the world.
buyer: Extreme Networks (EXTR:$535.26)
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. "
seller parent: SilverLake
seller: Avaya Inc. (AVYA:$3,272.00)
The acquisition includes the networking business of Avaya Inc. Avaya is a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, providing unified communications, contact centers, networking and related services to companies of all sizes around the world.
price ($mm)
$100
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$200
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0.5x
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closed 12/21/2016 via

VMware, Inc., acquired PLUMgrid

synopsis: VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, has acquired the assets and employees of PLUMgrid, a cloud solution provider for corporate customers. PLUMgrid provides multi-tenancy, security, scale and performance for their cloud’s virtual network infrastructure.
buyer parent: Dell, Inc.
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,496.00)
VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Built on VMware’s industry-leading virtualization technology, their solutions deliver a new model of information technology that is fluid, instant and more secure. "
target: PLUMgrid
For organizations building private and public cloud, PLUMgrid provides multi-tenancy, security, scale and performance for their cloud’s virtual network infrastructure. Through automation, ease-of-use and agility, PLUMgrid makes the complex and large-scale production clouds possible.
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closed 12/21/2016 via

VMware, Inc., acquired PLUMgrid

synopsis: VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, has acquired the assets and employees of PLUMgrid, a cloud solution provider for corporate customers. PLUMgrid provides multi-tenancy, security, scale and performance for their cloud’s virtual network infrastructure.
buyer parent: Dell, Inc.
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,496.00)
VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Built on VMware’s industry-leading virtualization technology, their solutions deliver a new model of information technology that is fluid, instant and more secure. "
target: PLUMgrid
For organizations building private and public cloud, PLUMgrid provides multi-tenancy, security, scale and performance for their cloud’s virtual network infrastructure. Through automation, ease-of-use and agility, PLUMgrid makes the complex and large-scale production clouds possible.
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closed 12/21/2016 via Market Wire

Berkshire Partners LLC, acquired Masergy Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Berkshire Partners LLC, a Boston-based investment firm, announced it has acquired Masergy Communications, Inc., a leading global service provider offering innovative hybrid networking, managed security and cloud communications solutions to medium and large enterprise customers.
buyer: Berkshire Partners LLC
Berkshire Partners is a leading private investment firm with a track record of success spanning over 30 years. Berkshire has raised nine private equity funds with more than $16 billion in aggregate capital commitments and manages a marketable securities fund with nearly $2 billion of capital. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: Masergy Communications, Inc.
Masergy owns and operates the largest independent global cloud networking platform for enterprises. Their managed solutions with fully integrated real-time analytics, global unified communications as a service, security as a service and software defined network control help businesses compete.
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closed 9/12/2016 via PR Newswire

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired Untangle

synopsis: Untangle® Inc., a leader in comprehensive network security for small-to-medium business, announced that it has been acquired by Providence Strategic Growth (PSG), the growth equity affiliate of Providence Equity Partners, a global private equity firm with $47 billion in assets under management.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence is a premier, global asset management firm with $47 billion in assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses. Providence pioneered a sector-focused approach to private equity investing. "
target parent: Total Defense, Inc.
target: Untangle
Untangle is an innovator in cybersecurity designed specifically for the below-enterprise market, safeguarding businesses, home offices, nonprofits, schools and governmental organizations. Untangle's award-winning network security solutions are trusted by over 40,000 customers around the world.
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announced 2/22/2016 via Market Watch

Nokia Corporation, will acquire Nakina Systems

synopsis: Finnish telecom company Nokia Corp. said it plans to acquire Canadian software firm Nakina Systems. The company is a next generation software company that has been enabling network transformation for over a decade, in real world environments.networks.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is an innovation leader in the technologies that connect people and things, combining network infrastructure, software and services, with advanced technologies for smart devices and sensors to tap the power of connectivity. "
target: Nakina Systems
Nakina is a next generation software company that has been enabling network transformation for over a decade, in real world environments. Their Network Integrity software applications are trusted, proven, and powerful – used to manage, secure, and optimize physical and virtual networks.
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closed 1/20/2016 via Market Wire

Silex Technology, Inc., acquired embWiSe Technologies Pvt Ltd.

synopsis: Silex Technology, Inc., a global leader in wired and wireless networking solutions, announced a definitive agreement to acquire embWiSe. The company is an expert in complete embedded Wi-Fi® driver software and security supplicant frameworks.
buyer parent: Murata Machinery, Ltd.
buyer: Silex Technology, Inc.
Silex Technology builds on more than 40 years of hardware and software connectivity know-how and IP, custom design development experience, and in-house manufacturing capabilities, bringing value to customers with a foundation of technical expertise. "
target: embWiSe Technologies Pvt Ltd.
embWiSe, an acronym of “Embedded Wireless Systems Engineering”, provides complete embedded WiFi driver software and security supplicant framework leveraging expertise in WiFi, interconnect technologies like SDIO, SPI, PCI/PCIe and USB, embedded OS and SoC platforms.
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closed 7/28/2015 via BusinessWire

DataKinetics, acquired SoftwareonZ

synopsis: DataKinetics, the world leader in Data Performance and Optimization Solutions, officially announced that it has acquired SoftwareOnZ, a global leader in Network and DB2 solutions.
buyer: DataKinetics
DataKinetics' solutions enables companies to process over a billion mission-critical transactions per second every day, accelerate application processing by up to 98%, seamlessly integrate data on mainframe and distributed systems, and enable big data and analytics in multi-platform environments. "
target: SoftwareonZ
Softwareonz specializes in optimizing the usage of System z. The firm's software solutions will help reduce the amount of time, effort and human error involved in implementing and maintaining a cost-effective mainframe computing environment.
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closed 6/11/2015 via PR Newswire

ViaSat Inc., acquired Engreen Inc.

synopsis: ViaSat Inc, an innovator in broadband and communication technologies and services, announced it acquired Engreen, a privately-held company focused on network virtualization. Through the acquisition, ViaSat expects to add management flexibility for its global satellite-ground system.
buyer: ViaSat Inc. (VSAT:$1,594.63)
ViaSat delivers fast, secure communications, Internet, and network access to virtually any location for consumers, governments, enterprise, and the military. "
target: Engreen Inc.
Engreen Inc. is a privately held company based in San Jose, California that focuses network virtualization. Engreen's flagship virtualization product, Venom, provides a path to enhance network management, lower capital expenses, energy and real estate, and minimize overall network complexity.
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announced 4/1/2015 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Embrane, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco is pleased to announce its intent to acquire Embrane, a provider of a lifecycle management platform for application-centric network services. Embrane’s application-centric approach to networking enables enterprise customers to dedicate network infrastructure to each and every application from creation to retirement.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Dominating the market for Internet protocol-based networking equipment, Cisco provides routers and switches used to direct data, voice, and video traffic. "
target: Embrane, Inc.
Embrane is a provider of a lifecycle management platform for application-centric network services. Embrane’s application-centric approach to networking enables enterprise customers to dedicate network infrastructure to each and every application from creation to retirement.
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announced 4/21/2014 via BusinessWire

Total Defense, Inc., will acquire Untangle

synopsis: Total Defense, Inc., a leading Internet security company, has entered into an agreement with Untangle, Inc., a leading network software and appliance company, whereby Untangle will merge with its consumer business line.
buyer parent: Updata Partners
buyer: Total Defense, Inc.
Total Defense is a global leader in Internet security. The company develops Internet and threat management solutions that defend millions of consumers and small businesses across the world. "
target: Untangle
Untangle is a network software and appliance company that provides the most complete multi-function firewall and Internet management application suite available. Their apps are designed to meet the network policy demands of organizations large and small.
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closed 11/11/2013 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, acquired Velocius Networks

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc., the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences, announced that it has acquired Velocius Networks, a provider of quality of service (QoS) technology for optimizing application traffic across enterprise networks.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$2,794.57)
Akamai is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. Its Akamai Intelligent Platform™ provides extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise. "
target: Velocius Networks
Velocius Networks builds comprehensive and converged network performance management solutions for the enterprise. Velocius covers all three essential angles of network performance management – application visibility, network traffic management and targeted acceleration.
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announced 12/12/2012 via Wall Street Journal

Juniper Networks, will acquire Contrail Systems

synopsis: Juniper Networks Inc. has agreed to acquire Contrail Networks Inc. Contrail focuses on developing technology for software-defined networking, which some observers have seen as a potential threat to the traditional routers and switches made by Juniper.
buyer: Juniper Networks (JNPR:$4,647.50)
Juniper Networks is in the business of network innovation. From devices to data centers, from consumers to cloud providers, Juniper Networks delivers the software, silicon and systems that transform the experience and economics of networking. "
target: Contrail Systems
Contrail Systems focuses on developing technology for software-defined networking. The company is based in Santa Clara, CA.
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closed 8/22/2011 via BusinessWire

ABRY Partners, LLC, acquired Masergy Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Masergy Communications, Inc. a global provider of secure, virtualized network services announced that it has completed its transaction with ABRY Partners, LLC for the purchase of the existing Masergy equity for an undisclosed price.
buyer: ABRY Partners, LLC
Based in Boston, Massachusetts, ABRY Partners is one of the most experienced and successful private investment firms in North America focused solely on media, communications, business and information services investments. "
target: Masergy Communications, Inc.
MASERGY provides managed, secure virtualized network services to enterprises that have complex needs across multiple locations. Their integrated network and software solutions enable their customers to seamlessly deploy and manage IT applications such as video, voice and data, on a global basis.
price ($mm)
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$103
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$17
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closed 1/18/2011 via BusinessWire

Aerohive Networks, Inc., acquired Pareto Networks

synopsis: Aerohive Networks, creators of the award-winning cooperative control wireless LAN architecture, announced that it has acquired privately-held Pareto Networks, the leader in cloud-based networking.
buyer: Aerohive Networks, Inc.
Aerohive Networks is pioneering a next-generation enterprise wireless LAN architecture. Aerohive's cooperative control wireless LAN architecture eliminates wireless LAN controllers. "
target: Pareto Networks
Pareto is the leader in Cloud-based Networking, providing clients the ability to instantly and securely scale their networks to meet the ever-changing demands of their distributed users.
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closed 12/13/2010 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired LineSider Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed its acquisition of privately held LineSider Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of network management software that helps customers build the network services necessary to securely create and deploy cloud computing infrastructure.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco, the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate, this year celebrates 25 years of technology innovation, operational excellence and corporate social responsibility. "
target: LineSider Technologies, Inc.
LineSider Technologies is leading the evolution of communications networks to meet the requirements of cloud computing. The Company helps service providers transform their networks into dynamic and fluid infrastructures that can respond rapidly to changes in dynamic cloud computing environments.
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closed 10/29/2010 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired BLADE Network Technologies

synopsis: IBM announced it has closed the acquisition of BLADE Network Technologies (BLADE), a privately held company based in Santa Clara, CA. BLADE specializes in software and devices that route data and transactions to and from servers.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$77,131.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business. "
target: BLADE Network Technologies
BLADE Network Technologies (BLADE), the data center switching company, brings speed and intelligence to the network edge; closer to customers’ business, users and innovations.
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announced 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Great Hill Partners LLC, Spectrum Equity, will acquire Varicent Software Incorporated

synopsis: Great Hill Partners and Spectrum Equity are to acquire assets of IBM’s sales performance management business, Varicent. Varicent is a global pioneer in Incentive Compensation and Sales Performance Management that delivers innovative, industry-leading solutions for finance, sales, human resources and IT departments.
buyer: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Spectrum Equity
Great Hill Partners is a private equity firm that seeks to partner with rapidly growing middle-market companies across a wide range of sectors including financial technology, healthcare, digital media & consumer, cloud & IT infrastructure, and software. "
target parent: IBM
target: Varicent Software Incorporated
Varicent is a global pioneer in Incentive Compensation and Sales Performance Management that delivers innovative, industry-leading solutions for finance, sales, human resources and IT departments in high-performing companies across industries.
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announced 4/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Centerbridge Capital Partners, will purchase Marketing Platform and Commerce Software from IBM

synopsis: Centerbridge Partners, L.P. and IBM announced a definitive agreement under which Centerbridge will acquire IBM’s marketing platform and commerce software offerings. The offerings include marketing automation tools, marketing analytics, an AI-powered content management system, an open ecosystem connector, and robust services.
buyer: Centerbridge Capital Partners
Centerbridge Partners, L.P. is a private investment management firm employing a flexible approach across investment disciplines—from private equity to credit and related strategies, and real estate—in an effort to find the most attractive opportunities for their investors and business partners. "
seller: IBM (IBM:$77,131.00)
IBM’s marketing platform and commerce software offerings include marketing automation tools, marketing analytics, an AI-powered content management system, an open ecosystem connector, and robust services.
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announced 12/6/2018 via Company Press Release

HCL Technologies Limited, will purchase Select Software Products from IBM

synopsis: IBM and HCL Technologies (HCL) today announced a definitive agreement under which HCL will acquire select IBM software products. The select software products from IBM include Appscan, for secure application development, BigFix, for secure device management, Unica, for (on-premise) for marketing automation, and more.
buyer: HCL Technologies Limited (NSEI:HCLTECH:$8,941.45)
HCL Technologies (HCL) is a leading global technology company that helps global enterprises re–imagine and transform their businesses through Digital technology transformation. "
seller: IBM (IBM:$77,131.00)
The select software products from IBM include Appscan, for secure application development, BigFix, for secure device management, Unica, for (on-premise) for marketing automation, and more.
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closed 7/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

IBM, acquired Red Hat, Inc.

synopsis: IBM has acquired Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$77,131.00)
IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. "
target: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$34,713 [$32,950]
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$3,157
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$602
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closed 6/15/2018 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired Oniqua Pty Ltd.

synopsis: IBM announced it has acquired Oniqua Holdings Pty Ltd., a global innovator in Maintenance Repair and Operations (MRO) Inventory Optimization solutions and services focused on mining, oil & gas, transportation, utilities, manufacturing and other asset-intensive industries.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$77,131.00)
IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. "
target parent: ASCO plc
target: Oniqua Pty Ltd.
Oniqua is a global innovator in Maintenance Repair and Operations (MRO) Inventory Optimization solutions and services focused on mining, oil & gas, transportation, utilities, manufacturing and other asset-intensive industries.
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closed 5/3/2018 via Company Press Release

IBM Watson Group, acquired Armanta, Inc

synopsis: IBM has acquired Armanta, Inc., a Somerville, N.J.-based provider of aggregation and analytics software to financial services firms. Armanta’s technology platform allows financial institutions to aggregate data across multiple systems. Post-acquisition, IBM plans to integrate Armanta business as part of the Watson Financial Services portfolio.
buyer parent: IBM
buyer: IBM Watson Group
IBM Watson was developed in IBM’s Research labs. Using natural language processing and analytics, Watson processes information akin to how people think, representing a major shift in an organization’s ability to quickly analyze, understand and respond to Big Data. "
target: Armanta, Inc
Armanta, Inc. is a provider of aggregation and analytics software to financial services firms. Armanta’s technology platform allows financial institutions to aggregate data across multiple systems in near real-time speed.
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closed 11/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

IBM iX, acquired Vivant

synopsis: IBM announced it has completed the acquisition of Vivant Digital business (Vivant), a boutique digital and innovation agency based in Australia, and it will be integrated into IBM iX, a a next-generation hybrid consultancy and digital agency.
buyer parent: IBM
buyer: IBM iX
IBM Interactive Experience (IBM iX) is a next-generation hybrid consultancy and digital agency dedicated to creating experiences that connect data with design and develop personalized customer experiences that change how companies do business. "
target: Vivant
Vivant are leaders in human centered innovation. Delivering digital innovation services to corporates and startups. They guide strategy, rapidly prototype ideas, reduce risk and accelerate time to success for their partners.
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closed 10/4/2017 via PR Newswire

Forensic Logic, acquired COPLINK

synopsis: Forensic Logic, the premier provider of network search technology and cloud-based information services to law enforcement, announced it has acquired the COPLINK suite of products from IBM. COPLINK is a leading public safety information sharing platform and provider of analytical, tactical and operational software for law enforcement.
buyer: Forensic Logic
Forensic Logic is a technology company that provides secure cloud services to U.S. law enforcement and public safety. The company deploys a national-scale search engine and information network developed in partnership between the technology community and local, state and federal law enforcement. "
target parent: IBM
target: COPLINK
COPLINK software is designed to help law enforcement organizations solve crimes faster, keep officers safer and disrupt crime and terrorism by organizing and providing tactical, strategic and command-level access to vast quantities of seemingly unrelated data.
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announced 6/30/2017 via PR Newswire

Certent, Inc., will purchase Financial Reporting Software from IBM

synopsis: Certent, Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with IBM Corporation to acquire the IBM Cognos Disclosure Management (CDM), IBM Cognos Disclosure Management on Cloud (CDM on Cloud), IBM Cognos Financial Statement Reporting (FSR), and IBM Clarity 7 products from IBM.
buyer: Certent, Inc.
Certent is a leading provider of software and services for equity compensation and financial disclosure management and reporting. Certent serves more than 2,400 public, private, and pre-IPO companies with innovative stock plan management, regulatory compliance and reporting technology. "
seller: IBM (IBM:$77,131.00)
The acquisition includes the IBM Cognos Disclosure Management (CDM), IBM Cognos Disclosure Management on Cloud (CDM on Cloud), IBM Cognos Financial Statement Reporting (FSR), and IBM Clarity 7 products from IBM.
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closed 2/3/2017 via PR Newswire

IBM Security, acquired Agile 3 Solutions

synopsis: IBM Security announced it has completed the acquisition of Agile 3 Solutions. The software is used by the C-Suite and senior executives to better visualize, understand and manage risks associated with the protection of sensitive data. IBM Security had previously announced it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Agile 3 Solutions.
buyer parent: IBM
buyer: IBM Security
IBM Security offers one of the most advanced and integrated portfolios of enterprise security products and services. The portfolio, supported by world-renowned IBM X-Force® research, enables organizations to effectively manage risk and defend against emerging threats. "
target: Agile 3 Solutions
Agile 3 Solutions provides a comprehensive, business-friendly dashboard and intuitive data risk control center to help uncover, analyze, and visualize data-related business risks, so business leaders can take action to proactively protect their business.
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closed 11/1/2016 via PR Newswire

IBM, purchased Expert Personal Shopper from Fluid

synopsis: IBM announced it acquired the Expert Personal Shopper (XPS) division of Fluid, a leading innovator in digital customer experiences. The acquisition includes the XPS solution, a dialogue-based product recommendation platform developed by Fluid that applies the power of IBM Watson to personalize the customer experience and improve product discovery.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$77,131.00)
IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. "
seller: Fluid
The acquisition includes the XPS solution, a dialogue-based product recommendation platform developed by Fluid that applies the power of IBM Watson to personalize the customer experience and improve product discovery. Fluid is a leading innovator in digital customer experiences.
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closed 11/15/2016 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired Sanovi Technologies

synopsis: IBM announced it has completed the acquisition of Sanovi Technologies, a privately held company that provides hybrid cloud recovery, cloud migration and business continuity software for enterprise data centers and cloud infrastructure. With Sanovi's software, IBM will further empower clients to redefine their disaster recovery strategy.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$77,131.00)
IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. "
target: Sanovi Technologies
Sanovi Technologies provides Cloud migration, business continuity and IT recovery solutions using its innovative Application Defined Continuity (ADC) technology for workloads across physical, virtual and cloud infrastructures.
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closed 6/27/2016 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired EZSource

synopsis: IBM announced it has completed the acquisition of EZ Legacy Ltd. (EZSource), an application discovery and understanding company that helps developers understand and visualize software to more easily modify mainframe applications. Together, EZSource and IBM will enable clients to unlock billions of lines of application code residing on z Systems.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$77,131.00)
IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. "
target: EZSource
The EZSource suite dramatically reduces the enterprise's applications management costs, improves its application development and maintenance speed, flexibility and quality of its deliverables and lowers the risk involved in application development and maintenance.
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closed 5/12/2016 via PR Newswire

IBM Interactive Experience, acquired Bluewolf, Inc

synopsis: IBM announces intent to acquire Bluewolf. The company has been an expert in Salesforce for over 15 years and completed over 9,500 successful Salesforce projects. Bluewolf stands out among partners for its breadth of expertise across all Salesforce clouds.
buyer parent: IBM
buyer: IBM Interactive Experience
IBM Interactive Experience (IBM iX) is a next-generation hybrid consultancy and digital agency dedicated to creating experiences that connect data with design and develop personalized customer experiences that change how companies do business. "
target: Bluewolf, Inc
Bluewolf is one of Salesforce’s longest standing consulting partners, with 12 global offices and more than 500 employees in the United States, Europe and Australia.
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closed 3/18/2016 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired Optevia

synopsis: IBM announced that it has acquired Optevia, a privately owned Software as a service systems integrator specializing in Microsoft Dynamics CRM solutions for public sector organizations. Optevia's main focus on UK Emergency Services, Central Government and Local Government, allows them to offer their clients highly differentiated solutions.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$77,131.00)
IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. "
target: Optevia
Optevia is a specialist provider of Microsoft Dynamics CRM based solutions and associated services to the public sector including Local Government, Central Government Agencies, Fire & Rescue, Social Housing, Health & Social Care and Regulators.
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closed 4/6/2016 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired Resilient Systems, Inc.

synopsis: IBM announced it has completed the acquisition of Resilient Systems, a leader in security incident response solutions. The Resilient Systems Incident Response Platform is used by a wide variety of the Fortune 500 as well as mid-sized organizations across a range of industries.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$77,131.00)
IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. "
target: Resilient Systems, Inc.
Resilient Systems' mission is to help organizations thrive in the face of any cyberattack or business crisis. Their Incident Response Platform empowers security teams to analyze, respond to and mitigate incidents faster, smarter and more efficiently.
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closed 4/8/2016 via PR Newswire

IBM Watson Health, acquired Truven Health Analytics

synopsis: Watson Health announced it has completed the $2.6 billion acquisition of Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of cloud-based healthcare data, analytics and insights. Truven brings more than 8,500 clients to the Watson Health portfolio.
buyer parent: IBM
buyer: IBM Watson Health
IBM Watson Health helps improve the ability of doctors, researchers and insurers to innovate by surfacing insights from the massive amount of personal health data being created and shared daily. "
target parent: Veritas Capital Partners
target: Truven Health Analytics
Truven Health Analytics delivers the answers that clients need to improve healthcare quality and access while reducing costs. They provide market-leading performance improvement solutions built on data integrity, advanced analytics, and domain expertise.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,612 [$3,579]
rev ($mm)
$611
EBITDA ($mm)
$102
EV / rev
5.9x
EV / EBITDA
35.0x
closed 3/8/2016 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired ecx.io

synopsis: IBM, a company that offers a wide range of technology and consulting services, announced it has completed its acquisition of ecx.io, a full-service digital agency. Ecx.io is a leading digital agency in Europe and one of the few specialized in implementation services across three leading commerce and customer platform software providers.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$77,131.00)
IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. "
target: ecx.io
ecx.io is a leading digital agency in Europe and one of the few specialized in implementation services across three of the leading commerce and customer platform software providers: Adobe, Sitecore, and SAP hybris. The hybris capability deepens IBM's longstanding relationship with SAP.
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closed 4/19/2016 via PR Newswire

IBM Interactive Experience, acquired Aperto AG

synopsis: IBM iX, a global digital agency that fuses strategy, data and design to help companies reinvent their customer experience, announced it has completed the acquisition of Aperto, a digital agency with headquarters in Berlin. The company’s services include strategy development, concepts for online marketing, business planning and more.
buyer parent: IBM
buyer: IBM Interactive Experience
IBM Interactive Experience fuses strategy, data and design to help companies reinvent their customer experience. It provides clients with the opportunity to work side-by-side with researchers and consultants as well as experts in experience design, mobile and digital marketing. "
target: Aperto AG
Aperto AG provides digital communication technology. The company’s services include strategy development, concepts for online marketing, business planning, software evaluation and technology audits, process design for content management systems, and customer retention programmes.
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closed 2/24/2016 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired Resource/Ammirati

synopsis: IBM announced it completed the acquisition of Resource/Ammirati -- a leading, US-based digital marketing and creative agency -- combining the companies' strategic, creative and technology talents to address rising demand from businesses seeking to reinvent themselves for the digital economy and provide differentiated experiences to their customers.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$77,131.00)
IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. "
target: Resource/Ammirati
Resource/Ammirati is a leading, US-based digital marketing and creative agency. Founded in 1981 with Apple as its first client, Resource/Ammirati has been known for pioneering firsts in the digital marketing space.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/24/2016 via Company Press Release

BullGuard, acquired Dojo-Labs

synopsis: BullGuard, Europe’s #1 rated consumer security company, announced it has acquired Dojo Labs, the pioneering innovator in consumer internet of things security. Together, the companies will redefine how security is delivered for consumers and small businesses. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: BullGuard
BullGuard is a fast growing antimalware and mobile security brand. Its award-winning product portfolio includes internet security solutions, mobile security, 24/7 identity protection, and social media protection for both home and small business users. "
target: Dojo-Labs
Dojo-Labs is dedicated to defining the security of things for the connected home. The company’s first product, Dojo, is an intelligent security device that connects to the home network and acts as the essential layer between connected devices and any threats to their security or privacy.
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closed 7/20/2009 via PR Newswire

EMC Corp., acquired Data Domain

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

Network Appliance Inc., cancelled an acquisition of Data Domain

synopsis: NetApp and Data Domain announced that they have entered into a revised acquisition agreement under which NetApp will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Data Domain common stock for $30 per share in cash and stock in a transaction valued at approximately $1.9B, net of Data Domain's cash.
buyer: Network Appliance Inc. (NTAP:$6,064.00)
NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions that accelerate business breakthroughs and deliver outstanding cost efficiency. "
target: Data Domain
Data Domain is the leading provider of Capacity Optimized Storage solutions, a critical component of an end-to-end tapeless data protection infrastructure for the enterprise. More than 300 companies worldwide use Data Domain’s family of disk-based storage solutions for data backup and recovery.
price ($mm)
$2,134
rev ($mm)
$301
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
EV / rev
7.1x
EV / EBITDA
83.5x
cancelled 6/1/2009 via

EMC Corp., cancelled an acquisition of Data Domain

synopsis: EMC Corporation, the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, proposed to acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Data Domain, Inc. for $30.00 per share in cash. EMC's all-cash proposal is superior to the proposed NetApp transaction and EMC is promptly commencing a tender offer for all outstanding Data Domain common stock.
buyer: EMC Corp. (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC Corporation is the world leader in products, services, and solutions for information management and storage. They are a trusted provider of information infrastructure. "
target: Data Domain
Data Domain is the leading provider of Capacity Optimized Storage solutions, a critical component of an end-to-end tapeless data protection infrastructure for the enterprise. More than 300 companies worldwide use Data Domain’s family of disk-based storage solutions for data backup and recovery.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,108 [$1,861]*
rev ($mm)
$301
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
EV / rev
8.6x
EV / EBITDA
101.1x
closed 9/17/2008 via PR Newswire

Microsoft Corporation, acquired DATAllegro

synopsis: Microsoft Corp. continues to rapidly expand the capabilities of its data platform and is already revealing product road map details following the acquisition of DATAllegro Inc., a provider of large-volume, high-performance data warehouse appliances.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. "
target: DATAllegro
DATAllegro offers the most advanced data warehouse appliance on an enterprise-class platform. By combining DATAllegro's patent-pending software with the industry's leading hardware, storage and database technologies, DATAllegro has taken data warehouse performance and innovation to the next level.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/5/2013 via PR Newswire

Untangle, acquired eSoft

synopsis: Untangle, Inc., a network software and appliance company, announced the purchase of privately-held eSoft. The deal, structured as an asset purchase, furthers Untangle's aggressive acquisition strategy and expands its reach in the SMB market.
buyer: Untangle
Untangle is a network software and appliance company that provides the most complete multi-function firewall and Internet management application suite available. Their apps are designed to meet the network policy demands of organizations large and small. "
target: eSoft
eSoft is a Colorado-based company specializing in integrated security solutions including secure content management and unified threat management appliances.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2013 via PR Newswire

Untangle, acquired Cymphonix Corporation

synopsis: Untangle, Inc., a network software and appliance company, announced the acquisition of Cymphonix Corporation. Their network appliances allow organizations to quickly, easily and clearly understand their Internet usage and demands, then set and enforce usage policies that improve network performance, stability and reliability.
buyer: Untangle
Untangle is a network software and appliance company that provides the most complete multi-function firewall and Internet management application suite available. Their apps are designed to meet the network policy demands of organizations large and small. "
target: Cymphonix Corporation
Cymphonix Internet Management network appliances allow organizations to quickly, easily and clearly understand their Internet usage and demands, then set and enforce usage policies that improve network performance, stability and reliability.
price ($mm)
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announced 11/13/2012 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, will acquire Verivue, Inc.

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc. and Verivue announced that the two companies have signed a definitive agreement for Akamai to acquire Verivue. The acquisition is expected to complement Akamai's Aura Network Solutions and accelerate Akamai's time to market in providing a comprehensive, licensed content delivery network solution for network operators.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$2,794.57)
Akamai is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. Its Akamai Intelligent Platform™ provides extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise. "
target: Verivue, Inc.
Headquartered in Westford, MA, Verivue, Inc. develops and markets high-performance IP platforms that enable network operators to distribute, deliver and control enormous amounts of IP-based media traffic across a growing and diverse number of end devices.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/13/2012 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, acquired FastSoft

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc. announced that it has acquired FastSoft Inc., a provider of content acceleration software, in a cash transaction. The acquisition is expected to complement Akamai's cloud infrastructure solutions with technology for optimizing the throughput of video and other digital content across IP networks.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$2,794.57)
Akamai is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. Its Akamai Intelligent Platform™ provides extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise. "
target: FastSoft
FastSoft was launched in 2006 to commercialize ground-breaking network optimization technology called FastTCP™. FastSoft’s products increase website and web application performance, and speed the distribution of video and other digital content across the Internet.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/4/2012 via Market Wire

Ixia, acquired Anue Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Ixia, a leading, global provider of converged IP and wireless network test solutions, announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Anue Systems, Inc., a leading developer of network visibility solutions. Anue Systems, Inc. helps network engineers and scientists monitor and test complicated networks.
buyer: Ixia (XXIA:$495.16)
Network equipment manufacturers, service providers, enterprises and government agencies use Ixia's industry-leading test and simulation platforms to design and validate a broad range of wired, Wi-Fi and 3G/LTE networking equipment and networks. "
target: Anue Systems, Inc.
Anue Systems, Inc. helps network engineers and scientists monitor and test complicated networks. The Anue Systems Net Tool Optimizer™ provides complete network visibility into physical and virtual networks, improves network security and optimizes monitoring tool efficiency.
price ($mm)
$131
rev ($mm)
$48
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/23/2014 via BusinessWire

SanDisk Corporation, acquired Fusion-io, Inc.

synopsis: SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, has acquired Fusion-io, a leading developer of flash-based PCIe hardware and software solutions that enhance application performance in enterprise and hyperscale datacenters.
buyer: SanDisk Corporation (SNDK:$6,341.22)
SanDisk Corporation, a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company, is a global leader in flash storage solutions. For more than 25 years, SanDisk has expanded the possibilities of storage, providing trusted and innovative products that have transformed the electronics industry. "
target: Fusion-io, Inc. (FIO:$359.35)
Fusion-io accelerates the data-intensive applications that enrich our lives. As the industry leader, they provide the most advanced portfolio of flash memory products for small businesses to the world's largest data centers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,263 [$1,038]
rev ($mm)
$387
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/8/2018 via BusinessWire

LiveAction, acquired Savvius, Inc.

synopsis: LiveAction, a visionary provider of IT network management, visualization, and analytics software has acquired Savvius, a leading provider of packet-capture and analytics appliances and forensic software solutions. Savvius Omnipeek software and WiFi solutions have become trusted standards for network management in data centers and enterprises.
buyer: LiveAction
LiveAction develops IT visibility, analytics and diagnostic solutions designed to simplify network management. Their two platforms, LiveNX (Network Experience) and LiveSP (Service Provider Experience) were each built by team experts to focus on delivering key functionality to their users. "
target: Savvius, Inc.
Savvius is a leader in packet intelligence for network forensics. Savvius sets the standard for real-time, actionable network visibility with powerful software and appliance products relied on by leading enterprises around the globe.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 4/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners Management LLC, will acquire Bomgar Corporation

synopsis: Francisco Partners, a leading technology-focused private equity firm, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Bomgar, a leader in secure access solutions, from Thoma Bravo. Bomgar’s secure access solutions enable customers to access and protect endpoints and defend privileged credentials, in order to fight cyber threats.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global private equity firm, which specializes in investments in technology and technology-enabled services businesses. Since its launch, Francisco Partners has become one of the most active and longstanding investors in the technology industry. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Bomgar Corporation
Bomgar’s secure access solutions enable customers to support people, access and protect endpoints, and defend privileged credentials, in order to fight cyber threats and speed business performance. Organizations use Bomgar to deliver support services and reduce threats to valuable data and systems.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

IT Glue, acquired Cenersys, LLC

synopsis: IT Glue has acquired Cenersys, an upstart maker of network intelligence software led by Kaseya veteran Mike Sanders. Cenersys is a cloud-managed, appliance-based network monitoring solution. Designed specifically for Managed Services Providers, Cenersys allows partners to get “complete visibility of their clients’ networks,” the company says.
buyer: IT Glue
Founded in 2013, IT Glue offers a secure and flexible IT documentation platform that significantly increases the operating efficiency of MSPs by centralizing all documentation needs, resulting in quicker response time, increased control and higher margins. "
target: Cenersys, LLC
Cenersys is an upstart maker of network intelligence software led by Kaseya veteran Mike Sanders. Founded in 2016, Cenersys is a cloud-managed, appliance-based network monitoring solution. Cenersys allows partners to get complete visibility of their clients’ networks.
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 3/29/2017 via BusinessWire

InterTrust Technologies Corp., acquired Kiora Media

synopsis: Intertrust Technologies Corporation announced that it has acquired the assets of Kiora Media to expand the reach of its media distribution products. Founded in 2010, Kiora Media built a unique content distribution platform that allows service providers to reliably distribute media content in places with limited broadband infrastructures.
buyer: InterTrust Technologies Corp. (ITRU:$0.00)
Intertrust provides computing products and services to leading global corporations – from mobile and CE manufacturers and service providers to enterprise software platform companies. These products include digital rights management, software tamper resistance and privacy-driven data platforms. "
target: Kiora Media
Kiora provides a secure distribution platform for content providers to publish and deliver content to domains where Internet Bandwidth is inaccessible or sometimes unavailable. Their patented platform comes with a ready to deploy content appliance along with a publishing backend.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/30/2017 via PR Web

IceWarp, Inc., acquired Mirapoint Software Inc.

synopsis: IceWarp, the global messaging and collaboration solutions provider acquired the Mirapoint customers, related assets and technology rights to Mirapoint Message Server, RazorGate and RazorSafe appliances from Synchronoss Technologies, the mobile cloud innovations leader. Mirapoint is well known for enterprise-grade messaging and security appliances.
buyer: IceWarp, Inc.
IceWarp is a provider of comprehensive messaging solutions for every business class. Building upon a decade of enterprise e-mail platforms experience, IceWarp offers organizations an all-in-one messaging and collaboration solution that enables their workforce to communicate through any platform. "
target parent: Synchronoss Technologies, Inc.
target: Mirapoint Software Inc.
Founded in 1997, Mirapoint Software is the market leader in appliance-based solutions for secure message networks in enterprise, service provider, and education organizations, with more than 120 million mailboxes served and secured worldwide.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/19/2017 via Market Wire

StorageCraft, acquired Exablox Corporation

synopsis: StorageCraft, a provider of backup and recovery solutions, has announced the acquisition of Exablox, a provider of NAS storage solutions. This acquisition provides the current and future customers of the combined firm with a complete and competitive family of enterprise products for analyzing, protecting, & storing information.
buyer: StorageCraft
StorageCraft Technology Corporation, a software company, develops and provides disk-based backup, disaster recovery, system migration, data protection, and security solutions for servers, desktops, and laptops. The company was founded in 2004 and is based on Draper, UT. "
target: Exablox Corporation
Exablox produces flash and HDD based scale-out NAS storage solutions using an innovative object storage architecture. Exablox's customers include top Fortune 500 companies, prestigious research and educational institutions, leading technology innovators, and government entities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/23/2016 via BusinessWire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Bomgar Corporation

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, announced it has completed the acquisition of Bomgar, a leader in secure access solutions, from TA Associates. Bomgar helps businesses improve productivity and security by enabling secure, controlled access to any system or device, anywhere in the world.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm that provides equity and support to management teams and growing companies. The firm seeks to create value by collaborating with company management to improve business operations, invest in growth initiatives and make accretive acquisitions. "
target: Bomgar Corporation
Bomgar is a leader in Secure Access solutions that empower businesses. Bomgar’s leading remote support, privileged access management, and identity management solutions help support and security professionals improve productivity and security by enabling secure, controlled connections to any system.
price ($mm)
rev ($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:$4,822.00)
Symantec Corporation is an information protection expert that helps people, businesses and governments. Symantec operates one of the largest global data-intelligence networks, has provided leading security, backup and availability solutions for where vital information is stored, accessed and shared."
target parent: Bain Capital
target: Blue Coat, Inc.
Blue Coat is a leader in advanced enterprise security. Through the Blue Coat Security Platform, Blue Coat unites network, security and cloud, providing customers with maximum protection against threats, while minimizing impact on network performance and enabling cloud applications and services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,073 [$4,722]
rev ($mm)
$598
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
7.9x
EV / EBITDA
533.6x

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rev ($mm)
$170.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($28.89)
EBIT ($mm)
($36.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
950
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A263860
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc. is a South Korean-based provider of Network Access Control (NAC) solutions. Their flagship product, Genian NAC, helps businesses maintain smart visiblity and control of all of their IT assets and ensures the highest level of security compliance by using cloud technology.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$18.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.74
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$2.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: 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: TASE: SAFE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Safe-T
Safe-T
Based in Israel, Safe-T is a leading provider of software-defined access solutions which mitigate attacks on enterprises' business-critical services and sensitive data. With Safe-T's software-defined access, companies secure their data, services, and networks from internal and external data threats.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1.47
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.13)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.21)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
35
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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: 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: DELL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dell Technologies
Dell Technologies
Dell Technologies is a unique family of businesses that helps organizations and individuals build their digital future and transform how they work and live. It provides customers with the industry’s broadest and most innovative technology and services portfolio spanning from edge to core cloud.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$91,601.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$8,919.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,139.00
Net Income ($mm)
$2,534.00
Employees
157000
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Ticker: IBM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IBM
IBM
IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$77,131.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$16,664.00
EBIT ($mm)
$11,143.00
Net Income ($mm)
$7,712.00
Employees
350600
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Ticker: HPQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HP
HP
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. With the broadest technology portfolio spanning printing, personal systems, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP delivers solutions for customers' most complex challenges.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$58,715.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$4,994.00
EBIT ($mm)
$4,315.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,215.00
Employees
55000
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Ticker: INTC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Intel Corporation
Intel Corporation
Intel architecture goes beyond PCs and servers and extends to phones, tablets, consumer electronics devices, and more. They are the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$70,386.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$32,422.00
EBIT ($mm)
$22,476.00
Net Income ($mm)
$19,746.00
Employees
0
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Ticker: AMD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., a semiconductor company, provides processing solutions for the computing, graphics, and consumer electronics markets in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia. It offers microprocessor products, including servers and workstation microprocessors, notebook microproce
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$3,793.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($222.00)
EBIT ($mm)
($373.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9100
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Ticker: SWX:UBXN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
u-blox AG
u-blox AG
Swiss-based u-blox is a leading provider of wireless and positioning semiconductors and modules for the automotive, industrial and consumer markets. Their solutions enable people, vehicles and machines to locate their exact position and wirelessly communicate via voice, text or video.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$242.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$42.76
EBIT ($mm)
$33.08
Net Income ($mm)
$27.13
Employees
438
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Ticker: MLNX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mellanox Technologies
Mellanox Technologies
Mellanox Technologies is a leading supplier of end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet interconnect solutions and services for servers and storage. Mellanox interconnect solutions increase data center efficiency by providing the highest throughput and lowest latency and delivering data faster.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$406.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.27
EBIT ($mm)
($16.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1471
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Ticker: SGX:E27
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eucon Holding Limited
Eucon Holding Limited
Eucon Holding Limited is an integrated PCB (printed circuit board) service provider and a LED-related lighting products manufacturer. Its suite of PCB solutions being mechanical drilling, laser drilling, routing and PCB manufacturing are provided through its 6 plants (1 in Taiwan and 5 in Shanghai).
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$31.06
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.63)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.10)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
725
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Ticker: IFNNF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Infineon Technologies AG
Infineon Technologies AG
Infineon Technologies focuses on the three main areas: Energy efficiency, Communications and Security. Therefore it offers semiconductors and system solutions for automotive, industrial electronics, chip card and security as well as applications in communications.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$5,020.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,030.15
EBIT ($mm)
$431.22
Net Income ($mm)
$356.69
Employees
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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
2018
rev ($mm)
$4,647.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$794.50
EBIT ($mm)
$583.90
Net Income ($mm)
$566.90
Employees
9283
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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: TSE:6730
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Axell Corporation
Axell Corporation
Japan-based AXELL Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells semiconductor ICs and printed circuit boards with embedded semiconductor ICs. They also research, develop, and sell technologies relating to graphics, sound, machine learning, information securities, blockchain, and more.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$105.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.16
EBIT ($mm)
$19.39
Net Income ($mm)
$13.90
Employees
74
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Ticker: TSXV:EVC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Datametrex AI Limited
Datametrex AI Limited is focused on the collection of retail sales data, providing Government Agencies and Fortune 500 corporations with Artificial Intelligence solutions and implementing Blockchain technology for secure Data Transfers and Cryptocurrency Mining.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1.79
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.10)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
21
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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: TXN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Texas Instruments, Inc.
Texas Instruments is a Dallas, Texas-based company that specializes in developing and commercializing semiconductor and computer technology for cellular handsets, digital signal processors, and analog semiconductors.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$14,625.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$6,626.00
EBIT ($mm)
$5,784.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,385.00
Employees
29865
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