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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:$76,536.00)
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 1/21/2020 via GlobeNewswire

VMware, Inc., will acquire Nyansa

synopsis: VMware, Inc. has announced its intent to acquire Nyansa, Inc., a fast-growing innovator of AI-based network analytics. The company is credited with developing the first cloudsourced, vendor-agnostic network analytics system, called Voyance, purpose-built for increasingly mobile enterprise network environments.
buyer parent: Dell Technologies
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$11,095.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: Nyansa
Nyansa, Inc. is a fast-growing innovator of AI-based network analytics. The company is credited with developing the first cloudsourced, vendor-agnostic network analytics system, called Voyance, purpose-built for increasingly mobile enterprise network environments.
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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.
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$100
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$200
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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:$11,095.00)
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:$50,575.00)
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.
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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:$50,575.00)
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:$76,536.00)
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 7/9/2020 via Company Press Release

IBM, will acquire WDG Automation

synopsis: IBM announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Brazilian software provider of robotic process automation WDG Soluções Em Sistemas E Automação De Processos LTDA (WDG Automation). WDG Automation provides RPA, Intelligent Automation (IA), Interactive Voice Response (IVR) and chatbots primarily to customers in Latin America.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$76,536.00)
IBM is a leading cloud platform and cognitive solutions company. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, they are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world. With Watson, the AI platform for business, powered by data, IBM is building industry-based solutions to real-world problems. "
target: WDG Automation
WDG Automation is a software provider of robotic process automation (RPA), headquartered in São José do Rio Preto, Brazil. WDG Automation provides RPA, Intelligent Automation (IA), Interactive Voice Response (IVR) and chatbots primarily to customers in Latin America.
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announced 6/15/2020 via Company Press Release

IBM, will acquire Spanugo Inc.

synopsis: IBM announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Spanugo, a US-based provider of cloud cybersecurity posture management solutions. To further meet the security demands of its clients in highly regulated industries, IBM will integrate Spanugo software into its public cloud.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$76,536.00)
IBM is a leading cloud platform and cognitive solutions company. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, they are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world. With Watson, the AI platform for business, powered by data, IBM is building industry-based solutions to real-world problems. "
target: Spanugo Inc.
Spanugo is a world-leading company providing Cybersecurity Posture Assurance for the enterprise hybrid cloud. It automates all aspects of Risk, Cybersecurity and Compliance assurance, including automating resource discovery, configuration management, and security best practices.
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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:$76,536.00)
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:$76,536.00)
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:$76,536.00)
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.
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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:$76,536.00)
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:$76,536.00)
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:$76,536.00)
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:$76,536.00)
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:$76,536.00)
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:$76,536.00)
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:$76,536.00)
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:$76,536.00)
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 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:$76,536.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business. "
target: BLADE Network Technologies
BLADE Network Technologies (BLADE), the data center switching company, brings speed and intelligence to the network edge; closer to customers’ business, users and innovations.
price ($mm)
$400
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/27/2014 via Reuters

Atos S.A., will acquire Bull SA

synopsis: Atos plans to buy fellow French IT services firm Bull to strengthen its position in the fast-growing cloud computing services sector in the latest rebirth for a brand which recalls the earliest days of computer electronics.
buyer: Atos S.A. (ENXTPA:ATO:$13,040.74)
Atos is an international information technology services company. Serving a global client base, it delivers hi-tech transactional services, consulting and technology services, systems integration and managed services. "
target: Bull SA (ENXTPA:BUL:$1,718.68)
Bull designs and develops servers and software for an open environment, integrating the most advanced technologies, and proposes a wide range of services, from system integration consulting to outsourcing.
price ($mm)[EV]
$812 [$590]
rev ($mm)
$1,737
EBITDA ($mm)
$87
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
6.7x
closed 1/27/2010 via Market Wire

Oracle Corporation, acquired Sun Microsystems, Inc.

synopsis: Oracle Corporation announced that it had completed its acquisition of Sun Microsystems, Inc. The Sun Solaris operating system is the leading platform for the Oracle database, Oracle’s largest business. With the acquisition of Sun, Oracle can optimize the Oracle database for some of the unique, high-end features of Solaris.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,766.00)
Oracle is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Sun Microsystems develops the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a singular vision -- "The Network is the Computer(TM)" -- Sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community development and open source leadership.
price ($mm)[EV]
$7,085 [$5,639]
rev ($mm)
$12,604
EBITDA ($mm)
$687
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
closed 10/1/2008 via BusinessWire

Dot Hill Systems Corporation, acquired Ciprico

synopsis: Ciprico Inc. closed the asset sale of certain of Ciprico’s intellectual property assets to Dot Hill Systems Corp. Pursuant to bankruptcy proceedings Dot Hill Systems was the winning bidder to acquire all of Ciprico's rights to its RAIDCore™ technology and a joint ownership interest with Ciprico in its NAS intellectual property.
buyer: Dot Hill Systems Corporation (HILL:$243.90)
Delivering innovative technology and global support, Dot Hill empowers the OEM community to bring storage solutions to market, quickly, easily and cost-effectively. "
target: Ciprico
Ciprico Inc. is a leading provider of intelligent storage software, solutions and appliances for business to enterprise class IT servers, professional workstations and digital media workflows.
price ($mm)
$3.15
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

Intel Corporation, acquired Rivet Networks

synopsis: Intel has acquired Rivet Networks, a technology and products company focused on creating the best possible networking experience for users. Rivet offers a mix of hardware, software, and cloud based technologies to deliver solutions that are both powerful and intuitive.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$75,732.00)
Intel is an industry leader, creating world-changing technology that enables global progress and enriches lives. By embedding intelligence in the cloud, network, edge, and every kind of computing device, Intel unleashes the potential of data to transform business and society for the better. "
target: Rivet Networks
Rivet Networks is a technology and products company focused on creating the best possible networking experience for users. Rivet offers a mix of hardware, software, and cloud based technologies to deliver solutions that are both powerful and intuitive.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
cancelled 6/29/2020 via BusinessWire

Qumu, Inc. cancelled merger with Synacor, Inc.,

synopsis: Synacor, Inc., a cloud-based software and services company, and Qumu Corporation, a leading provider of tools to create, manage, secure, distribute and measure the success of live and on-demand video for the enterprise, have mutually agreed to terminate their proposed all-stock merger agreement.
buyer: Synacor, Inc. (SYNC:$110.60)
Synacor is a cloud-based software and services company serving global video, internet and communications providers, device manufacturers, governments and enterprises. Synacor’s mission is to enable its customers to better engage with their consumers. "
target: Qumu, Inc. (QUMU:$24.49)
Qumu is the leading provider of best-in-class tools to create, manage, secure, distribute and measure the success of live and on-demand video for the enterprise. The Qumu platform enables global organizations to drive employee engagement, increase access to video, and modernize the workplace.
price ($mm)[EV]
$33 [$25]
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Alarm.com, Inc., acquired OpenEye

synopsis: Alarm.com announced a majority-stake acquisition of OpenEye, a leading provider of cloud-managed video surveillance solutions for the commercial market. OpenEye is an innovator in the design and development of cloud-centric software solutions for video management, business intelligence, and loss prevention.
buyer: Alarm.com, Inc. (ALRM:$457.25)
Alarm.com is the leading platform for the intelligently connected property. Their security, video monitoring, intelligent automation and energy management solutions are available through their network of thousands of professional service providers in North America and around the globe. "
target: OpenEye
OpenEye is an innovator in the design and development of cloud-centric software solutions for video management, business intelligence, and loss prevention. All OpenEye Web Services platform software is developed in Liberty Lake, Washington and many of OpenEye's products are made in America.
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closed 3/20/2019 via PE Hub

Laurel Solutions, acquired Servelec Technologies Limited

synopsis: Laurel Solutions, a company that invests in leading companies to shape the smart use and development of industrial technology, has acquired Servelec Technologies, a UK-based provider of remote telemetry units, secure SCADA systems and business optimisation software.
buyer parent: FFL Partners, LLC
buyer: Laurel Solutions
Laurel Solutions invests in leading companies to shape the smart use and development of industrial technology. Their companies provide commercial and industrial hardware, software and connectivity solutions that improve productivity, safety, and environmental performance. "
target: Servelec Technologies Limited
Founded in 1977, Servelec Technologies is a UK-based provider of remote telemetry units, secure SCADA systems and business optimisation software. Their solutions provide complete end-to-end automation and optimization solutions to clients around the world.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Comcast Corporation, acquired BluVector

synopsis: Comcast announced it has acquired BluVector, a company that uses advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning to provide cybersecurity protection to companies and government agencies. With a proprietary machine-learning engine, BluVector detects, analyzes, and contains a wide range of sophisticated cyber-threats.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$108,692.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: BluVector
BluVector utilizes machine learning to provide network-based Advanced Threat Detection and reduce response time from months to minutes. BluVector’s Intel grade, high-speed appliance enables SOC analysts and Incident Response teams to gain actionable insight on advanced threats in real time.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Underground Vaults & Storage, Inc., acquired Applianz Technologies

synopsis: Underground Vaults and Storage, Inc., an information management and technology company, announced it has acquired Corner Post Holdings, Inc. DBA Applianz Technologies, an IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) company located in Wichita, Kansas, providing on premise and hosted private cloud solutions in almost all 50 states and 6 countries.
buyer: Underground Vaults & Storage, Inc.
Underground Vaults & Storage specializes in secure records and asset storage and management. UV&S serves national and international clients representing numerous industries including healthcare, legal, financial, insurance, cultural, oil/gas, entertainment, and government. "
target: Applianz Technologies
Applianz Technologies is an IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) company located in Wichita, Kansas, providing on premise and hosted private cloud solutions in almost all 50 states and 6 countries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/11/2017 via BusinessWire

Datto merged with Autotask Corporation,

synopsis: Datto, the leading provider of total data protection solutions for businesses around the world, announced it has finalized its acquisition by Vista Equity Partners, a leading investment firm focused on software, data and technology-enabled businesses. Datto is being merged with Autotask, a leading IT Business Management software provider.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Autotask Corporation
Vista Equity Partners invests in software, data and technology-enabled organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. Vista is a value-added investor, contributing professional expertise and multi-level support towards companies’ realizing their full potential. "
target: Datto
Datto protects business data and provides secure connectivity for tens of thousands of the world's fastest growing companies. Datto’s Total Data Protection solutions deliver uninterrupted access to business data on site, in transit and in the cloud.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/2/2017 via PR Newswire

AT&T, will acquire Vyatta

synopsis: AT&T, an American multinational telecommunications conglomerate, has agreed to buy the Vyatta network operating system and associated assets of Brocade Communications Systems. Vyatta provides software-based virtual router, virtual firewall and VPN products for Internet Protocol networks.
buyer: AT&T (T:$179,145.00)
AT&T Inc. helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high-speed Internet and voice services. They’re the world’s largest provider of pay TV. They offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. "
target parent: Broadcom Limited
target: Vyatta
Vyatta provides software-based virtual router, virtual firewall and VPN products for Internet Protocol networks (IPv4 and IPv6). The Brocade 5600 vRouter (formerly Vyatta 5600 vRouter) is the networking industry leader in software innovation.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/9/2017 via BusinessWire

LLR Partners, acquired BluVector

synopsis: LLR Partners announced the acquisition of BluVector, an advanced, next-generation machine learning threat detection and cyber hunting solution, from Northrop Grumman Corporation. BluVector is a cyber-threat detection and hunting platform that defends enterprises against evolving security threats.
buyer: LLR Partners
LLR Partners is a lower middle market private equity firm providing capital and strategic guidance to growth companies. They invest in a broad range of industries, with an emphasis on software, tech-enabled services and healthcare. "
target parent: Northrop Grumman Corporation
target: BluVector
BluVector utilizes machine learning to provide network-based Advanced Threat Detection and reduce response time from months to minutes. BluVector’s Intel grade, high-speed appliance enables SOC analysts and Incident Response teams to gain actionable insight on advanced threats in real time.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 $47 billion in assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses. Providence pioneered a sector-focused approach to private equity investing. "
target parent: Total Defense, Inc.
target: Untangle
Untangle is an innovator in cybersecurity designed specifically for the below-enterprise market, safeguarding businesses, home offices, nonprofits, schools and governmental organizations. Untangle's award-winning network security solutions are trusted by over 40,000 customers around the world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/9/2016 via Company Press Release

Fresche Legacy, acquired Quadrant Software

synopsis: Application modernization and management solutions provider Fresche announced it has acquired Quadrant LLC, a leader in application modernization, mobile development, business intelligence and document distribution solutions and services. Quadrant helps organizations maximize their investment in the IBM i, z/OS and Avaya platforms.
buyer: Fresche Legacy
Fresche specializes in helping companies achieve their IT and business goals by better managing and evolving their IBM i applications. Companies can count on Fresche for complete application management and modernization solutions, including planning and analysis, application and more. "
target parent: Candescent Partners
target: Quadrant Software
Quadrant helps organizations maximize their investment in the IBM i, z/OS and Avaya platforms. Businesses rely on Quadrant’s leading application modernization, mobilization, business intelligence and document distribution solutions and services to deliver business applications and artifacts.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/11/2016 via BusinessWire

Black Box Corporation, acquired Cloudium Systems Limited

synopsis: Black Box Corporation, a leading technology solutions provider, announced the acquisition of technology and intellectual property from Cloudium Systems Limited. The company is an innovative company which specializes in Desktop Virtualization hardware and software.
buyer: Black Box Corporation (BBOX:$770.58)
Black Box is a leading technology solutions provider dedicated to helping customers build, manage, optimize, and secure their IT infrastructure. Black Box delivers high-value products and services through its global presence and more than 3,500 team members. "
target: Cloudium Systems Limited
Cloudium Systems is an innovative company which specializes in Desktop Virtualization hardware and software. Cloudium Systems is a pioneer in the creation of innovative high-performance solutions for rich media applications spanning desktop virtualization to IPTV.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

SMR Group, will acquire N'osairis Technology Solutions Sdn. Bhd.

synopsis: SMRT Holdings Bhd has proposed to acquire 64% of N’osairis Technology Solutions Sdn Bhd. N’osairis is principally involved in the provision of IT managed services, IT support services, IT consulting, IT risk assessment services and managed connectivity services, focusing on the Internet of things and machine-to-machine industry.
buyer: SMR Group (KLSE:SMRT:$25.99)
SMR Group is dedicated to helping people learn and perform. They are committed to proving world class learning solutions. While they work globally, their focus remains largely Asia, specifically South East Asia and the Middle East. "
target: N'osairis Technology Solutions Sdn. Bhd.
N’osairis provides IT managed services, IT support services, IT consulting, IT risk assessment services and managed connectivity services, focusing on the Internet of things and machine-to-machine industry. Their M2M Management Platform enables customers to have oversight of their M2M connections.
price ($mm)
$1.19*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/4/2015 via Market Wire

iGambit, Inc., acquired ArcMail Technology

synopsis: iGambit Inc., a diversified holding company pursuing and evaluating a number of strategic objectics, announced that on Nov. 4, 2015, it acquired Wala, Inc doing business as ArcMail Technology via stock purchase agreement. ArcMail is a leading provider of simple, secure and cost-effective email and enterprise archiving and management solutions.
buyer: iGambit, Inc. (OTCPK:IGMB:$0.06)
iGambit is a fully reporting publicly-held company. They are a diversified holding company pursuing and evaluating a number of strategic objectives. These objectives include the potential acquisition of early-stage technology companies with strong growth potential recognized in the public arena. "
target: ArcMail Technology
ArcMail is a leading provider of secure and cost-effective email and enterprise archiving and management solutions. ArcMail was founded to help companies and public sector organizations implement effective email archiving programs, boost email server performance and satisfy regulatory requirements.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/17/2016 via PR Newswire

Thales SA, acquired Vormetric, Inc.

synopsis: Thales SA announced that it has completed its acquisition of Vormetric, Inc., a leading provider of data protection solutions in physical, virtual and cloud infrastructures. Vormetric helps over 1,500 enterprises, including 17 of the US top 30 companies, to protect their sensitive data from both internal and external threats.
buyer: Thales SA (ENXTPA:HO:$18,303.68)
Thales is a leading international electronics and systems group, addressing Aerospace, Space, Ground Transportation, Defence and Security markets worldwide. Thales' leading-edge technology offer a capability unmatched in Europe to develop and deploy field-proven mission-critical information systems."
target: Vormetric, Inc.
Vormetric’s comprehensive high performance data security platform helps companies protect data wherever it resides. Advanced transparent encryption, powerful access controls, and centralized key management lets organizations encrypt everything efficiently, with minimal disruption.
price ($mm)
$425
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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year
2019
rev ($mm)
$336.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($89.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($101.19)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1107
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$50,575.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$16,181.00
EBIT ($mm)
$14,476.00
Net Income ($mm)
$10,784.00
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
2020
rev ($mm)
$92,154.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$8,991.00
EBIT ($mm)
$3,236.00
Net Income ($mm)
$4,616.00
Employees
165000
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$76,536.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$16,027.00
EBIT ($mm)
$9,780.00
Net Income ($mm)
$9,015.00
Employees
352600
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$75,732.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$36,705.00
EBIT ($mm)
$25,454.00
Net Income ($mm)
$22,735.00
Employees
110800
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Ticker: TSE:6701
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NEC Corp.
NEC Corp.
NEC Corporation is a Japanese multinational provider of information technology services and products, headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan. It provides IT and network solutions to business enterprises, communications services providers and to government agencies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$26,762.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,447.22
EBIT ($mm)
$537.06
Net Income ($mm)
$369.23
Employees
110595
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Ticker: STX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Seagate Technology, Inc.
Seagate Technology, Inc.
Seagate is the global leader in data storage solutions, developing amazing products that enable people and businesses around the world to create, share and preserve their most critical memories and business data.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$12,169.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,794.00
EBIT ($mm)
$962.00
Net Income ($mm)
$626.00
Employees
52350
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Ticker: LSI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LSI Logic Corporation
LSI Logic Corporation
LSI Logic Corporation is a leading provider of silicon-to-systems solutions that are used at the core of products that create, store and consume digital information. LSI offers a broad portfolio of capabilities including custom and standard product ICs, host bus and RAID adapters.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$2,219.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$145.42
EBIT ($mm)
($84.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5640
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Ticker: ENXTPA:BUL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bull SA
Bull SA
Bull designs and develops servers and software for an open environment, integrating the most advanced technologies, and proposes a wide range of services, from system integration consulting to outsourcing.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$1,718.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$90.73
EBIT ($mm)
$63.35
Net Income ($mm)
$14.85
Employees
9236
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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: CRAY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cray Inc.
Cray Inc.
Cray provides highly advanced supercomputers and world-class services and support to government, industry and academia.Cray technology is designed to achieve breakthroughs by accelerating performance, improving efficiency and extending the capabilities of a company's most demanding applications.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$236.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.54
EBIT ($mm)
($9.55)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
860
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Ticker: TRPH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tripath Technology
Tripath Technology uses proprietary digital technology to create smaller, more powerful, and more energy-efficient amplifier integrated circuits. The company has filed for Chapter 11 protection from creditors.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$50,575.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$16,181.00
EBIT ($mm)
$14,476.00
Net Income ($mm)
$10,784.00
Employees
75900
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Ticker: NTAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetApp
NetApp
Leading organizations worldwide count on NetApp for software, systems and services to manage and store their data. Customers value their teamwork, expertise and passion for helping them succeed now and into the future.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,412.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,124.00
EBIT ($mm)
$931.00
Net Income ($mm)
$819.00
Employees
10500
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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: 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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