Like VKernel Corp.

closed 11/16/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired VKernel Corp.

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. has acquired VKernel, a privately held virtualized infrastructure operations management provider based in Boston, Mass. VKernel, a leading provider of capacity management products for virtualized data centers and cloud environments, will continue to operate as an independent subsidiary of Quest.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. "
target: VKernel Corp.
VKernel provides performance and capacity management products for VMware, Microsoft and Red Hat virtualized infrastructures. Its powerful, easy-to-use products simplify the complex and critical tasks of planning, monitoring and predicting capacity utilization and performance bottlenecks.
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announced 5/27/2022 via Company Press Release

Broadcom Limited, will acquire VMware, Inc.

synopsis: Broadcom Inc., a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions, is to acquire VMware, Inc., a leading innovator in enterprise software.
buyer: Broadcom Limited (AVGO:$27,450.00)
Broadcom is a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies a broad range of semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions. Broadcom's category-leading product portfolio serves critical markets including data center, networking, enterprise software, broadband, and more. "
target: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$12,851.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners.
price ($mm)[EV]
$61,031 [$70,165]
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$12,945
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$3,101
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closed 2/2/2022 via BNC Analysis

Diamanti, Inc., acquired GroundWork Open Source

synopsis: Diamanti has acquired GroundWork Open Source, a powerful IT monitoring software product for physical, virtual, and cloud-based infrastructures. With GroundWork’s technology, Diamanti will vastly enhance the artificial intelligence-driven predictive analytics it can unlock with Kubernetes.
buyer: Diamanti, Inc.
Diamanti is solving the challenge of container-based hybrid clouds with the best enterprise-optimized platform for managing Kubernetes applications and data. Its platform enables enterprises to adopt and expand Kubernetes on-premises rapidly and in the cloud, with security and resilience built in. "
target: GroundWork Open Source
GroundWork Open Source’s Monitor Enterprise is a unified monitoring system bridging enterprise on-premise and cloud-scale monitoring and analytics. With GroundWork, users can collect and analyze all their performance and operational data with a single platform.
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closed 2/13/2018 via GlobeNewswire

CloudJumper, acquired independenceIT

synopsis: CloudJumper, the leading Workspace as a Service (WaaS) platform provider for agile business IT, announced it has acquired privately held IndependenceIT (IIT), a leading provider of WaaS enablement software for automating the deployment of applications, data, and complete workspaces in the cloud.
buyer: CloudJumper
CloudJumper is the leading Workspace as a Service (WaaS) platform provider for the agile business. The company is run by a group of industry pioneers who helped cultivate the cloud computing industry from the earliest days of the millennium. "
target: independenceIT
IndependenceIT unifies cloud, application and data management for IT administrators. With Cloud Workspace Suite (CWS), IT administrators leverage a robust API for ease of integration with existing systems, simplifying deployment and increasing responsiveness.
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closed 10/15/2015 via BusinessWire

CyberArk, acquired Viewfinity, Inc.

synopsis: CyberArk, the company that protects organizations from cyber attacks that have made their way inside the network perimeter, announced that it has completed it acquisition of privately held Viewfinity, Inc., a Waltham, Mass.-based provider of Windows least privilege management and application control software.
buyer: CyberArk (CYBR:$444.79)
CyberArk is the only security company focused on eliminating the most advanced cyber threats; those that use insider privileges to attack the heart of the enterprise. Stopping attacks before they stop business, CyberArk proactively secures against threats before attacks can do irreparable damage. "
target: Viewfinity, Inc.
Viewfinity provides privilege management and application control for desktops, laptops and servers, empowering enterprises to meet compliance mandates, reduce security risks, and lower IT costs. Their solution allows enterprises to control end user and privileged user rights.
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announced 5/27/2015 via Company Press Release

HP, will acquire ConteXtream

synopsis: HP has signed a definitive agreement to acquire ConteXtream, a provider of OpenDaylight-based, carrier-grade SDN fabric for network functions virtualization (NFV), and a current HP OpenNFV partner. ConteXtream offers solutions that allow service providers to create a more flexible and programmable network through an SDN/NFV model.
buyer: HP (HPQ:$62,070.00)
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. Their broad technology portfolio spans printing, personal systems, software, services and IT infrastructure. "
target: ConteXtream
ConteXtream is a privately held software-defined-networking (SDN) company that enables carriers to deliver network capacity and functions in the same way cloud providers deliver applications effectively utilizing standard compute and storage.
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closed 11/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., acquired Proximal Data

synopsis: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor solutions, announced that it acquired Proximal Data, Inc., a San Diego, California-based pioneer of server-side caching software with I/O intelligence that work within virtualized systems.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$233,441.67)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. It is transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors, and LED solutions. "
target: Proximal Data
Proximal Data is the leading provider of server-side caching solutions specifically designed for virtualized environments. Proximal Data's AutoCache software can dramatically increase virtual machine density by eliminating I/O bottlenecks with adaptive I/O caching.
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closed 4/9/2013 via PR Newswire

LANDesk Software, acquired VMware Protect

synopsis: LANDesk Software announced that it has acquired VMware's Protect product family of IT management solutions, which VMware acquired through its purchase of Shavlik Technologies in 2011. The VMware Protect product line enables customers to effectively manage, monitor and secure their IT environments.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: LANDesk Software
LANDesk Software is the industry's leading provider of IT end user management, including systems lifecycle management, endpoint security, enterprise mobility and IT service management solutions. LANDesk provides an adaptive IT delivery model to help IT organizations increase end-user productivity. "
target parent: EMC Corporation
target: VMware Protect
The VMware Protect product line enables customers to effectively manage, monitor and secure their IT environments. It includes solutions for centralized patch management and asset inventory for Windows and third party applications for both virtual and physical machines.
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announced 2/11/2013 via Market Wire

VMware Inc., will acquire Virsto Software Corporation

synopsis: VMware, Inc., the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Virsto® Software, a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based provider of software that optimizes storage performance and utilization in virtual environments.
buyer parent: EMC Corporation
buyer: VMware Inc. (VMW:$12,851.00)
VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the Cloud Era. VMware helps customers transform the way they build, deliver and consume Information Technology resources in a manner that is evolutionary and based on their specific needs. "
target: Virsto Software Corporation
Virsto® Software Corporation changes the economics of storage in virtualized environments by improving utilization, increasing performance, and accelerating VM storage provisioning. Virsto reduces the cost and complexity of storage for VDI, test and development, and more.
price ($mm)
$185
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closed 11/26/2012 via BNC Analysis

Hitachi Systems, acquired Cumulus Systems

synopsis: Hitachi Systems, Ltd., announced that it has acquired U.S. software firm Cumulus Systems Incorporated, which develops and sells a tool for analyzing platform performance, including operating systems such as Microsoft® Windows®, UNIX and Linux, virtualization environments such as VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V, and storage.
buyer parent: Hitachi, Ltd.
buyer: Hitachi Systems
Hitachi Systems provides true one-stop services covering all areas of the IT life cycle: from system consulting, to building, installation, operation, and maintenance. "
target: Cumulus Systems
Cumulus Systems Inc. designs and develops virtual infrastructure optimization (VIO) solutions. The company provides MARS, a VIO software that measures and analyzes performance of virtual infrastructure. It has strategic partnerships with Microsoft, VMware, NetApp, and SNIA.
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announced 7/23/2012 via Market Wire

VMware Inc., will acquire Nicira, Inc.

synopsis: VMware, Inc., the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Nicira, Inc., a pioneer in software-defined networking and a leader in network virtualization for open source initiatives.
buyer parent: EMC Corporation
buyer: VMware Inc. (VMW:$12,851.00)
VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, delivers customer-proven solutions that accelerate IT by reducing complexity and enabling more flexible, agile service delivery. VMware enables enterprises to adopt a cloud model that addresses their unique business challenges. "
target: Nicira, Inc.
Nicira is the network virtualization company. Nicira’s Network Virtualization Platform enables the dynamic creation of virtual network infrastructure and services that are completely decoupled and independent from the physical network hardware.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,078 [$995]
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announced 7/2/2012 via Company Press Release

VMware Inc., will acquire DynamicOps, Inc.

synopsis: VMware, Inc., the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire DynamicOps, Inc., a provider of cloud automation solutions that enable provisioning and management of IT services across heterogeneous environments.
buyer parent: EMC Corporation
buyer: VMware Inc. (VMW:$12,851.00)
VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, delivers customer-proven solutions that accelerate IT by reducing complexity and enabling more flexible, agile service delivery. VMware enables enterprises to adopt a cloud model that addresses their unique business challenges. "
target parent: Credit Suisse Group AG
target: DynamicOps, Inc.
DynamicOps, Inc. provides an operations virtualization platform that enables enterprises to create on-demand private and public cloud services from existing systems and business processes.
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closed 6/22/2012 via PR Newswire

3D Eye Solutions, Inc., merged with NX Desk Ltd.

synopsis: 3D Entertainment Holdings dba 3D Eye Solutions, Inc. is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of NX Desk Ltd , a U Kingdom based company, for $450,000 in restricted Preferred and Common Stock. NX Desk gives users a fully functional Windows Desktop that runs on hardware hosted in a datacenter rather than on local hardware.
buyer: 3D Eye Solutions, Inc.
3D Eye Solutions, Inc. is a service provider and integrator for the 3D Stereo and Auto-stereo media industry that covers a wide range of markets. 3D Eye Solutions, Inc. produces and processes media content for corporate, venues, and trade show events. "
target: NX Desk Ltd.
NX Desk gives users a fully functional Windows Desktop that runs on hardware hosted in a datacenter rather than on local hardware. NX Desk allows users to connect to the hosted Desktop from a local PC, laptop, or thin client over the internet and access all of its applications and data.
price ($mm)
$0.35
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closed 6/12/2012 via PR Newswire

MetricStream Inc., acquired TBD Networks

synopsis: MetricStream has acquired TBD Networks, a San Jose, California-based cloud transformation company and its vPanorama cloud GRC technology. vPanorama's groundbreaking technology provides granular visibility into and control over security configuration assessments, continuous controls monitoring, risk management, and threat and vulnerability tracking.
buyer: MetricStream Inc.
MetricStream is a market leader in Enterprise-wide Governance, Risk, Compliance and Quality Management Solutions for global corporations. MetricStream solutions are used by leading corporations such as UBS, Constellation Energy, Pfizer, Philips, BAE Systems, and others. "
target: TBD Networks
TBD Networks builds software for the hands-on transformation of an existing IT infrastructure when key functions - but not all functions - move to the cloud. TBD Networks' Virtualization technology has been used for years to operate some of world's largest virtual environment.
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announced 5/22/2012 via Market Wire

VMware Inc., will acquire Wanova Inc.

synopsis: VMware, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Wanova Inc., a leading provider of intelligent desktop solutions that centralize and simplify the management of physical desktop images while enabling users to take advantage of the native performance of a PC.
buyer parent: EMC Corporation
buyer: VMware Inc. (VMW:$12,851.00)
VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, delivers customer-proven solutions that accelerate IT by reducing complexity and enabling more flexible, agile service delivery. VMware enables enterprises to adopt a cloud model that addresses their unique business challenges. "
target: Wanova Inc.
Wanova provides a cloud-based, centralized and endpoint management recovery solution to enable IT departments to address the task of deploying desktop virtualization to a growing worldwide installed base of 600M PCs worldwide.
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closed 5/25/2012 via BusinessWire

Dell, Inc., acquired Wyse Technology Inc.

synopsis: Dell announced it has completed its acquisition of Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing. The combination of Wyse’s capabilities with Dell’s existing desktop virtualization offerings position the company as the leader in the desktop virtualization, enabling it to offer true end-to-end IT solutions for customers and partners.
buyer: Dell, Inc. (DELL:$94,224.00)
Dell, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, sells and supports a wide range of products which are customized to individual customer requirements which include mobility products, desktop personal computers, software and peripherals, servers and networking, services and storage. "
target: Wyse Technology Inc.
Wyse Technology is the global leader in cloud client computing. The Wyse portfolio includes industry-leading thin, zero and cloud PC client solutions with advanced management, desktop virtualization and cloud software-supporting desktops, laptops and next-generation mobile devices.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$375
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0.0x
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closed 8/10/2011 via BusinessWire

Citrix Systems, Inc., acquired RingCube Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Citrix Systems announced it has closed the acquisition of RingCube, a leader in user personalization technology for virtual desktops. When combined with a desktop virtualization product like Citrix XenDesktop®, RingCube makes it easier for IT to give each user a personalized virtual desktop, and dramatically reduces the cost of storage.
buyer: Citrix Systems, Inc. (CTXS:$3,217.17)
Citrix Systems, Inc is a provider of virtual computing solutions that help companies deliver IT as an on-demand service. It combines virtualization, networking, and cloud computing technologies into a full portfolio of products that enable virtual workstyles for users and virtual datacenters for IT."
target: RingCube Technologies, Inc.
RingCube Technologies, Inc. is a leader in user personalization technology for virtual desktops. The innovative technology from RingCube accelerates virtual desktop adoption by eliminating the tradeoff between user personalization and centralized IT management.
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closed 11/2/2010 via

CA, Inc., acquired Hyperformix, Inc.

synopsis: CA Technologies announced it has completed the acquisition of privately-held Hyperformix, a leading provider of capacity management software for dynamic physical, virtual, and cloud IT infrastructures.
buyer: CA, Inc. (CA:$4,148.00)
CA Technologies is an IT management software and solutions company with expertise across all IT environments – from mainframe and distributed, to virtual and cloud. CA Technologies manages and secures IT environments and enables customers to deliver more flexible IT services. "
target: Hyperformix, Inc.
The integrated suite of solutions for automated capacity management from Hyperformix enables IT organizations to make informed business decisions to predictably, efficiently, and dependably deliver good business outcomes, productivity and growth.
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closed 7/15/2010 via PR Newswire

Joyent, Inc., acquired Layerboom Systems

synopsis: Joyent, a leading global provider of cloud computing solutions, announced that it has acquired Vancouver-based Layerboom Systems, a leading provider of software virtual server management tools for hosting providers and enterprise companies.
buyer: Joyent, Inc.
Joyent has been building the software to deliver Infrastructure as a Service since 2004, long before it was ever called Cloud Computing. With thousands of customers worldwide, Joyent’s high-performance software has been proven to be extremely stable, flexible and secure. "
target: Layerboom Systems
Layerboom’s dynamic, open source-based virtual server cloud management solutions provide a powerful multi-tenant administration system that enables flexibility and agility in managing virtual private server cloud build-out and maintenance.
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announced 7/1/2010 via BusinessWire

Dell, Inc., will acquire Scalent Systems, Inc

synopsis: Dell announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Scalent, a company that provides software that makes data center infrastructure dynamic, easily scalable and highly efficient. Dell will integrate Scalent technology into its Advanced Infrastructure Manager (AIM) solution.
buyer: Dell, Inc. (DELL:$94,224.00)
Dell Inc. listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services they trust and value. Uniquely enabled by its direct business model, Dell is a leading global systems and services company. "
target: Scalent Systems, Inc
Scalent delivers a unique software solution to make data center infrastructure dynamic. Scalent’s software automates the end-to-end provisioning of server images, networks, and storage access in a coordinated manner to accommodate rapidly changing IT requirements.
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$35
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closed 11/16/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired VKernel Corp.

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. has acquired VKernel, a privately held virtualized infrastructure operations management provider based in Boston, Mass. VKernel, a leading provider of capacity management products for virtualized data centers and cloud environments, will continue to operate as an independent subsidiary of Quest.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. "
target: VKernel Corp.
VKernel provides performance and capacity management products for VMware, Microsoft and Red Hat virtualized infrastructures. Its powerful, easy-to-use products simplify the complex and critical tasks of planning, monitoring and predicting capacity utilization and performance bottlenecks.
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announced 11/29/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., will acquire Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., a leading private investment firm, is to acquire Quest Software, a global cybersecurity, data intelligence, and IT operations management software provider, from Francisco Partners.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach. "
target parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
target: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a global systems management and security software provider. They help solve the complex technology and security problems that stand in the way of organizations’ ability to always be ready for what’s next.
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closed 1/5/2021 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired erwin, Inc.

synopsis: Quest Software, a global systems management, data protection and security software provider, announced the acquisition of erwin, Inc., a company that provides the most comprehensive data management and governance solutions to automate and accelerate the transformation of data into accurate and actionable insights.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a global systems management and security software provider. They help solve the complex technology and security problems that stand in the way of organizations’ ability to always be ready for what’s next. "
target parent: Parallax Capital Partners LLC
target: erwin, Inc.
erwin provides the most comprehensive data management and governance solutions to automate and accelerate the transformation of data into accurate and actionable insights. Their erwin EDGE platform combines data governance, enterprise architecture, business process, data modeling and data mapping.
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closed 11/10/2020 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired QUADROtech Solutions AG

synopsis: Quest Software, a global systems management and security software provider, has acquired Quadrotech, a leading software provider offering management and migration solutions for Microsoft 365 / Office 365, filling major needs for organizations as Office 365 adoption soars during the shift to remote work.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a global systems management and security software provider. They help solve the complex technology and security problems that stand in the way of organizations’ ability to always be ready for what’s next. "
target: QUADROtech Solutions AG
Since 2011, Quadrotech has been a leading software provider offering management and migration solutions for Microsoft 365 / Office 365, filling major needs for organizations as Office 365 adoption soars during the shift to remote work.
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closed 9/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Binary Tree

synopsis: Quest Software, a global systems management and security software provider, announced the acquisition of Binary Tree, a leader in migrations and a long-time Microsoft partner. Since 1993, Binary Tree has been focused on helping customers transform and manage change with Microsoft environments both on-premises and in the cloud.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a global systems management and security software provider. They help solve the complex technology and security problems that stand in the way of organizations’ ability to always be ready for what’s next. "
target: Binary Tree
Binary Tree provides software and SaaS solutions designed to enable enterprises everywhere to transform and manage change with the Microsoft cloud.
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closed 4/18/2019 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired ApexSQL

synopsis: Quest Software, a global systems management, data protection and security software provider, has announced the acquisition of ApexSQL, a market leader in SQL Server development and database tools.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a global systems management and security software provider. They help solve the complex technology and security problems that stand in the way of organizations’ ability to always be ready for what’s next. "
target: ApexSQL
ApexSQL is a software development company headquartered in Chapel Hill, US. It was founded in 1998. The company specializes in developing professional software tools for Microsoft SQL Server including tools for database auditing, recovery, change management, development, documentation and more.
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closed 6/29/2018 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Metalogix Software Corp.

synopsis: Quest Software, a global systems management and security software provider, announced the acquisition of Metalogix, a leading provider of migration, management and security solutions for Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a global systems management and security software provider. They help solve the complex technology and security problems that stand in the way of organizations’ ability to always be ready for what’s next. "
target parent: Permira
target: Metalogix Software Corp.
Metalogix is a leading provider of migration, management and security solutions for Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365. Over 20,000 clients trust Metalogix to optimize the availability, performance, and security of their content across the collaboration lifecycle.
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closed 1/31/2018 via GlobeNewswire

AgreeYa Solutions, purchased Site Administrator and Recovery Manager from Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: AgreeYa Solutions, a global software company, announced it has acquired Site Administrator for SharePoint and Recovery Manager for SharePoint from the software company, Quest Software. Site Administrator provides tools to understand and manage users’ entire SharePoint environment. Recovery Manager dramatically reduces SharePoint recovery time.
buyer: AgreeYa Solutions
AgreeYa is a global provider of software, solutions and services focused on deploying business-driven, technology-enabled solutions that create next-generation competitive advantages for customers. "
seller parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
seller: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software helps companies reduce the time and money spent on IT administration and security. Quest's Site Administrator solution provides tools to understand and manage users’ entire SharePoint environment. Recovery Their Manager product dramatically reduces SharePoint recovery time.
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closed 11/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

Toba Capital, acquired Smarsh, Inc.

synopsis: Toba Capital, a venture capital firm, has acquired a 60% in Smarsh, Inc., a provider of message and data archiving solutions, from Dell, Inc., a manufacturer of desktops, personal computers, servers, peripherals, networking, storage and mobility products.
buyer: Toba Capital
Toba Capital is a venture firm founded by Vinny Smith. They are a team with twice the per capita operating experience of traditional VCs, investing in the markets they know firsthand: business applications and IT & internet infrastructure. "
target parent: Dell, Inc.
target: Smarsh, Inc.
Smarsh provides hosted solutions for archiving electronic communications, including email, instant messaging and social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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closed 10/24/2012 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Kitenga Analytics

synopsis: Quest Software announced its acquisition of Kitenga Analytics. Kitenga's software platform enables enterprises to monetize and leverage all relevant data resources by transforming huge amounts of unstructured and semi/structured data into actionable intelligence.
buyer parent: Dell, Inc.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software provides simple and innovative IT management solutions. Quest products solve complex IT challenges ranging from database management, data protection, identity and access management, monitoring, user workspace management to Windows management. "
target: Kitenga Analytics
Kitenga's software platform enables enterprises to monetize and leverage all relevant data resources by transforming huge amounts of unstructured and semi/structured data into actionable intelligence.
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closed 9/28/2012 via BusinessWire

Dell, Inc., acquired Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: Dell announced it has completed the acquisition of Quest Software , an award-winning IT management software provider. Quest offers a broad selection of software solutions that simplify and solve the most common and challenging IT problems for organizations around the globe.
buyer: Dell, Inc. (DELL:$94,224.00)
Dell, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, sells and supports a wide range of products which are customized to individual customer requirements which include mobility products, desktop personal computers, software and peripherals, servers and networking, services and storage. "
target: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software provides simple and innovative IT management solutions. Quest products solve complex IT challenges ranging from database management, data protection, identity and access management, monitoring, user workspace management to Windows management.
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cancelled 6/29/2012 via BusinessWire

Insight Venture Partners, Vector Capital, cancelled an acquisition of Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc., a provider of simple and innovative IT management solutions, announced that it has cancelled an amendment to its announced merger agreement with affiliates of Insight Venture Partners to provide for the addition of Vector Capital as a member of the buyout group and for an increase in the merger consideration.
buyer: Vector Capital
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Based in New York, Insight Venture Partners is a leading private equity and venture capital firm focused on the global software, internet and data services industries. "
target: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,171 [$2,012]
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$881
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$160
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closed 6/18/2012 via BusinessWire

Smarsh, Inc., acquired AdvisorSquare

synopsis: Smarsh announced the acquisition of AdvisorSquare from Symantec. AdvisorSquare, the provider of websites designed specifically for financial services professionals, has helped thousands of investment professionals nationwide use the Internet to grow their business since its inception in 1998.
buyer parent: Quest Software, Inc.
buyer: Smarsh, Inc.
Smarsh provides hosted solutions for archiving electronic communications, including email, instant messaging and social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. "
target parent: Symantec Corporation
target: AdvisorSquare
AdvisorSquare, the provider of websites designed specifically for financial services professionals, has helped thousands of investment professionals nationwide use the Internet to grow their business since its inception in 1998.
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Insight Venture Partners, cancelled an acquisition of Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: Insight Venture Partners has agreed to buy Quest Software, a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Based in New York, Insight Venture Partners is a leading private equity and venture capital firm focused on the global software, internet and data services industries. "
target: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,171 [$2,012]
rev ($mm)
$881
EBITDA ($mm)
$160
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
12.8x
closed 2/16/2012 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired BlueFolder, Inc.

synopsis: Quest Software, a provider of IT management solutions, announced that it has acquired BlueFolder, Inc., a leading provider of field and professional service management solutions. BlueFolder provides web-based scheduling, tracking, email integration, customer management, billing, and mobility solutions.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. "
target: BlueFolder, Inc.
BlueFolder, Inc. is a leading provider of field and professional service management solutions. The company provides scheduling, tracking, email integration, customer management, billing, and mobility solutions. BlueFolder was founded in 2003 and is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/19/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired BiTKOO

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. announced that it has acquired BiTKOO, a provider of solutions for fine-grained authorization and entitlement management in enterprise IT environments. With the acquisition, BiTKOO Keystone technology will be included in Quest One Identity Solutions.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. "
target: BiTKOO
BiTKOO is the global leader in XACML (Access Control Markup Language) and fine-grained authorization software. Some of the its products include Keystone, a fine-grained authorization engine, and Agent Less SSO, a single sign on system that has zero footprint on the client and on the server.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/16/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired VKernel Corp.

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. has acquired VKernel, a privately held virtualized infrastructure operations management provider based in Boston, Mass. VKernel, a leading provider of capacity management products for virtualized data centers and cloud environments, will continue to operate as an independent subsidiary of Quest.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. "
target: VKernel Corp.
VKernel provides performance and capacity management products for VMware, Microsoft and Red Hat virtualized infrastructures. Its powerful, easy-to-use products simplify the complex and critical tasks of planning, monitoring and predicting capacity utilization and performance bottlenecks.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/31/2011 via Company Press Release

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Smarsh, Inc.

synopsis: Quest Software has acquired a 60 percent voting equity interest in Smarsh, Inc. Smarsh is the managed service leader in secure, innovative and reliable email archiving solutions for compliance and records retention, proactive litigation readiness and mail server data management.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. "
target: Smarsh, Inc.
Smarsh is the managed service leader in secure, innovative and reliable email archiving solutions for compliance and records retention, proactive litigation readiness and mail server data management.
price ($mm)
$56*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/24/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired ChangeBASE

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. has acquired ChangeBASE, a privately held software provider based in the UK, which specializes in automated application analysis, remediation and conversion for target platforms including Windows 7 and 8, Internet Explorer 8 and 9, Terminal Server/Remote Desktop Session Host, VDI, and Application Virtualization.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a privately held software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. "
target: ChangeBASE
ChangeBASE specializes in automated application analysis, remediation and conversion for target platforms including Windows 7 and 8, Internet Explorer 8 and 9, Terminal Server/Remote Desktop Session Host, VDI, and Application Virtualization through its AOK software suite.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/6/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Symlabs, Inc

synopsis: Quest Software, a leader in simplifying and reducing the cost of IT management, announced that it has acquired Symlabs, a privately held solutions provider that specializes in virtual directories and identity management solutions. The acquisition further extends the Quest® One Identity Solution to add strong middleware technology capabilities.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a privately held software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. "
target: Symlabs, Inc
Symlabs, Inc. is a privately held solutions provider that specializes in virtual directories and identity management solutions. It provides consulting services and also offer products including Symlabs Virtual Directory Server and Symlabs Federated Identity Suite.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 5/5/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired RemoteScan Corporation

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of RemoteScan®, a privately held software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. RemoteScan is the recognized worldwide leader in software solutions for scanning and imaging device connectivity.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a privately held software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. "
target: RemoteScan Corporation
RemoteScan® is a privately held software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. The RemoteScan® product line is the accepted standard wherever EMR and document management software systems are installed.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/16/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired VKernel Corp.

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. has acquired VKernel, a privately held virtualized infrastructure operations management provider based in Boston, Mass. VKernel, a leading provider of capacity management products for virtualized data centers and cloud environments, will continue to operate as an independent subsidiary of Quest.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. "
target: VKernel Corp.
VKernel provides performance and capacity management products for VMware, Microsoft and Red Hat virtualized infrastructures. Its powerful, easy-to-use products simplify the complex and critical tasks of planning, monitoring and predicting capacity utilization and performance bottlenecks.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/18/2022 via PR Newswire

TokenEx, acquired Auric Systems International

synopsis: Cloud tokenization and payment optimization provider TokenEx announced that it has acquired Auric Systems International and its AuricVault® service. The AuricVault® tokenization service secures vitally sensitive financial and personal data by replacing the data with a token.
buyer: TokenEx
TokenEx is a cloud tokenization provider committed to helping organizations safely and compliantly accept, store and transmit sensitive data. Its industry-leading solution for data protection can secure and desensitize any structured data element to reduce risk and streamline operations, "
target: Auric Systems International
Auric Systems International and its AuricVault® service help businesses protect billions of dollars and millions of transactions securely, safely, and simply. The AuricVault® tokenization service secures vitally sensitive financial and personal data by replacing the data with a token.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 4/27/2022 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., will acquire WhiteHat Security, Inc.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., the silicon to software partner for innovative companies, will acquire WhiteHat Security from NTT Security Corporation, a specialized security company in Japan. WhiteHat Security is a leading provider of application security Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). The company is committed to securing the entire software development lifecycle.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$4,504.13)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
target: WhiteHat Security, Inc.
WhiteHat Security is the leading application security provider committed to securing applications that run enterprises’ businesses. They are empowering DevSecOps by continuously assessing the risk for organizations’ software assets and helping them to embed security in the software life cycle.
price ($mm)
$330
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/26/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Tenable Network Security Inc, acquired Bit Discovery, Inc.

synopsis: Tenable Holdings, Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, has acquired Bit Discovery, Inc., a leader in external attack surface management (EASM). Bit Discovery have amassed enormous amounts of Internet data and can show companies what they own almost instantly.
buyer: Tenable Network Security Inc (TENB:$541.13)
Tenable is the Cyber Exposure company, enabling organizations around the globe to understand and reduce cyber risk. As the creator of Nessus, Tenable extended its expertise in vulnerabilities to deliver the world’s first platform to see and secure any digital asset on any computing platform. "
target: Bit Discovery, Inc.
Bit Discovery, Inc. is a leader in external attack surface management (EASM). They have amassed enormous amounts of Internet data and can show companies what they own almost instantly. What would once take days or weeks to discover manually, is now down to seconds using Bit Discovery.
price ($mm)
$45
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/6/2022 via PR Newswire

SilverSky, acquired Cybraics

synopsis: SilverSky, a cybersecurity innovator offering powerful managed detection and response (MDR) services, has acquired Cybraics, a developer of threat detection and log management solutions. SilverSky aims to integrate Cybraics' AI/Machine Learning based behavioral analytics technology into its fast-growing portfolio of services.
buyer: SilverSky
SilverSky is the leading independent cloud-based managed security services provider. SilverSky levels the playing field and enables companies, regardless of their size, to access enterprise-grade cybersecurity to meet regulatory requirements, proactively respond to threats, and rapidly reduce risk. "
target: Cybraics
Cybraics was developed out of a long-term DARPA machine learning and AI cybersecurity research program. Cybraics combines sophisticated think tank machine learning and AI with over 250+ analytic behavioral detections to produce the world’s most advanced threat detection and log management solution.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/9/2022 via Company Press Release

Google, will acquire Mandiant Corporation

synopsis: Google is to acquire Mandiant, one of the world's most trusted cyber security firms, helping identify and defend against some of the most high-profile cyber security breaches for top Fortune 100 companies and governments around the world.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: Mandiant Corporation (NasdaqGS:MNDT:$483.45)
Since their founding in 2004, Mandiant has become one of the world's most trusted cyber security firms, helping identify and defend against some of the most high-profile cyber security breaches for top Fortune 100 companies and governments around the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5,888 [$4,767]
rev ($mm)
$483
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
11.1x
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/9/2022 via BusinessWire

HelpSystems, LLC, will acquire Alert Logic, Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems will acquire Alert Logic, a well-known leader in managed detection and response (MDR) services. Alert Logic works as a seamless extension of security teams, augmenting existing cybersecurity resources and technology to safeguard on-premise, cloud, SaaS, and hybrid infrastructures.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation software simplifies critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
target: Alert Logic, Inc.
Alert Logic is the only managed detection and response (MDR) provider that delivers comprehensive coverage for public clouds, SaaS, on-premise, and hybrid environments. Its cloud-native technology ensures businesses have the most effective response to resolve whatever threats may come.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/5/2022 via BNC Analysis

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Ava Security

synopsis: Motorola Solutions acquired Ava Security Limited, a London, U.K.-based global provider of cloud-native video security and analytics. Led by Tormod Ree, CEO, Ava Security provides a cloud solution that gives enterprises real-time visibility and analytics to optimize their operations and detect anomalies and threats.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$8,171.00)
Motorola Solutions is a global leader in public safety and enterprise security. Their technology platforms in communications, command center software, video security solutions, and managed and support services make cities safer and help communities and businesses thrive. "
target: Ava Security
Ava Security Limited is a London, U.K.-based global provider of cloud-native video security and analytics. Ava Security provides a cloud solution that gives enterprises real-time visibility and analytics to optimize their operations and detect anomalies and threats.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/1/2022 via BusinessWire

CloudFlare, Inc., acquired Area 1 Security

synopsis: Cloudflare, the security, performance, and reliability company helping to build a better Internet, has acquired Area 1 Security. Area 1 Security’s cloud-native platform, which works seamlessly with any email offering, stops phishing attacks by preemptively discovering and eliminating them before they can inflict damage in a corporate environment.
buyer: CloudFlare, Inc. (NET:$656.43)
Cloudflare, Inc. is on a mission to help build a better Internet. Cloudflare’s suite of products protect and accelerate any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. "
target: Area 1 Security
Area 1 Security’s cloud-native platform, which works seamlessly with any email offering, stops phishing attacks by preemptively discovering and eliminating them before they can inflict damage in a corporate environment.
price ($mm)
$162
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/10/2022 via PR Web

HelpSystems, LLC, will acquire Tripwire, Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems will acquire Tripwire, a recognized leader of file integrity monitoring (FIM) solutions from Belden Inc. As the inventor of FIM technology, Tripwire sets the industry standard for this critical security control, a foundational element in a finely tuned security posture.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation software simplifies critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target parent: Belden Inc.
target: Tripwire, Inc.
Tripwire is the trusted leader for establishing a strong cybersecurity foundation. Its diverse solution portfolio finds, monitors, and mitigates risks to organizations’ digital infrastructure both on site and in the cloud—all without disrupting day-to-day operations or productivity.
price ($mm)
$350
rev ($mm)
$107
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
87.7x
closed 1/20/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Nautic Partners, LLC, acquired Security On-Demand Inc.

synopsis: Nautic Partners, LLC has acquired Security On-Demand, Inc. ("SOD"), a leader in cyber threat detection and data analytics services. Under this new partnership, Security On-Demand will continue to provide world-class cyber threat detection and managed security services, while expanding their established leadership in the cybersecurity industry.
buyer: Nautic Partners, LLC
Nautic is a middle-market private equity firm that focuses on three industries: healthcare, industrials, and services. Nautic has completed over 145 platform transactions throughout its 35-plus year history. Nautic generally makes equity investments of $50 to $400 million or more. "
target: Security On-Demand Inc.
Security On-Demand (SOD) provides 24x7 advanced cyber-threat detection services for mid-market companies and state and local government agencies. SOD's ThreatWatch platform enables the detection of advanced threats that help protect brand value and reduce the risk of a data breach.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/19/2022 via BusinessWire

Netrix, LLC, acquired BTB Security

synopsis: Netrix, LLC, a leading provider of managed and professional IT services, has acquired BTB Security, a cybersecurity and digital forensics solutions company. The acquisition strategically expands Netrix’s managed security portfolio and its ability to deliver sophisticated cybersecurity consulting services to small and mid-sized enterprise clients.
buyer: Netrix, LLC
Netrix is a leading provider of cloud, security, collaboration, IT Service Management and application development solutions. Through both proprietary and managed solutions leveraging leading third-party tools, Netrix addresses the most mission-critical IT needs of midsize and enterprise businesses. "
target: BTB Security
BTB Security provides an extensive range of services for information security and digital forensics targeted at small and mid-sized enterprise customers. Its offerings encompass all aspects of information security and computer forensics from recurring managed detection to virtual CISO services.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 1/10/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Proofpoint, Inc., acquired Dathena

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, announced it has completed its acquisition of Dathena, a deep-tech company that provides an A.I. Driven Data Discovery and Classification platform, bringing a new paradigm to data privacy and security solutions.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint, Inc. is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies stop targeted threats, safeguard data, and make users more resilient against cyber attacks. "
target: Dathena
Dathena is a deep-tech company that provide an A.I. Driven Data Discovery and Classification platform, bringing a new paradigm to data privacy and security solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Donnelley Financial Solutions, acquired Guardum

synopsis: Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN), a risk and compliance company, has purchased data security and privacy software provider Guardum. Guardum provides data security software that uses pattern matching technology to automate the discovery and redaction of personally identifiable information (PII).
buyer: Donnelley Financial Solutions (:$970.80)
Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leading global risk and compliance solutions company. They provide domain expertise, software and data analytics for every stage of their clients’ business and investment lifecycles. "
target: Guardum
Guardum provides data security software that uses pattern matching technology to automate the discovery and redaction of personally identifiable information (PII). The software can be used across various departments and job functions to help users locate, secure and control data.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Iron Mountain Incorporated, will acquire ITRenew

synopsis: Iron Mountain Incorporated, the leading information management company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ITRenew, a global leader in mission critical data center lifecycle management solutions.
buyer: Iron Mountain Incorporated (IRM:$4,391.60)
Iron Mountain Incorporated is the global leader in innovative storage and information management services, storing and protecting billions of valued assets, including critical business information, highly sensitive data, and cultural and historical artifacts. "
target: ITRenew
ITRenew, the Circular Cloud leader, is a multinational corporation creating circularity models and second lives for some of the most advanced data center technology on the planet.
price ($mm)
$725*
rev ($mm)
$415
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Coinbase, acquired Unbound Security

synopsis: Coinbase has acquired Israeli-based Unbound Security. Unbound Security empowers enterprise customers worldwide to confidently secure, manage and authenticate all critical business transactions, information, identity, and digital assets – anywhere, anytime.
buyer: Coinbase (COIN:$5,924.61)
Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin. It allows its users to create their own bitcoin wallets and start buying or selling bitcoins by connecting with their bank accounts. "
target: Unbound Security
Unbound Security empowers enterprise customers worldwide to confidently secure, manage and authenticate all critical business transactions, information, identity, and digital assets – anywhere, anytime.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/29/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., will acquire Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., a leading private investment firm, is to acquire Quest Software, a global cybersecurity, data intelligence, and IT operations management software provider, from Francisco Partners.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach. "
target parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
target: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a global systems management and security software provider. They help solve the complex technology and security problems that stand in the way of organizations’ ability to always be ready for what’s next.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/27/2021 via Company Press Release

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Digital Guardian

synopsis: HelpSystems announced the acquisition of Digital Guardian, the industry’s only SaaS provider of data loss prevention (DLP) solutions for large and mid-sized organizations. Digital Guardian's cloud-delivered data protection platform is purpose-built to stop data loss by both insiders and outsiders on Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation software simplifies critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: Digital Guardian
Digital Guardian is no-compromise data protection. The company’s cloud-delivered data protection platform is purpose-built to stop data loss by both insiders and outsiders on Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia, will acquire WebSecure Technologies Australia

synopsis: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Australia is to acquire Sydney-based information security and risk management provider WebSecure Technologies Australia. They specialize in implementing digital identity and privileged access management (PAM) solutions, providing an end-to-end offering, including licensing, implementation and maintenance and support.
buyer parent: PwC
buyer: PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia
PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia is part of a multinational professional services network of firms, operating as partnerships under the PwC brand. PwC’s professional services include audit and assurance, tax and consulting that cover such areas as cybersecurity and privacy, HR, deals and forensics. "
target: WebSecure Technologies Australia
WebSecure Technologies is a Sydney-based information security and risk management provider. They specialize in implementing digital identity and privileged access management (PAM) solutions, providing an end-to-end offering, including licensing, implementation and maintenance and support.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/29/2021 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, will acquire GuardiCore

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc., the world's most trusted solution for protecting and delivering digital experiences, is to acquire Tel Aviv, Israel-based Guardicore, a segmentation company disrupting the legacy firewall market. Their software-only approach is decoupled from the physical network, providing a faster alternative to firewalls.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$3,461.22)
Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. "
target: GuardiCore
Guardicore is the segmentation company disrupting the legacy firewall market. Their software-only approach is decoupled from the physical network, providing a faster alternative to firewalls. They offer greater security and visibility in the cloud, data-center and endpoint.
price ($mm)
$600
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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$128.93
EBIT ($mm)
($10.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3124
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Ticker: SWI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SolarWinds
SolarWinds
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide, from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses, managed service providers (MSPs), government agencies, and educational institutions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,019.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$167.35
EBIT ($mm)
$70.22
Net Income ($mm)
$104.95
Employees
2155
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Ticker: ADIC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Digital Information Corporation
Advanced Digital Information Corporation is a leading provider of Intelligent Storage(TM) solutions to the open systems marketplace. ADIC is the world's largest supplier of automated tape systems using the drive technologies most often employed for backing up open system, client-server networks.
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$454.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.70
EBIT ($mm)
$4.10
Net Income ($mm)
$14.30
Employees
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Ticker: XTRA:OSP2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
USU Software AG
USU Software AG
Founded in 1977, USU offers software solutions and consulting services for IT and knowledge-based service Management, e.g. the IT service management suite Valuemation, the knowledge base Knowledge Center and the IT self-service solution Smart Link.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$78.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.23
EBIT ($mm)
$9.04
Net Income ($mm)
$7.41
Employees
544
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Ticker: HIFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hifn Inc
Hifn powers network and information security. Leveraging over a decade of leadership and expertise in data encryption and compression, we are a trusted partner to industry innovators for whom security is critical to their success.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$39.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
176
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Ticker: 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: OTCPK:APPO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AlphaPoint Technology, Inc.
AlphaPoint Technology, Inc.
AlphaPoint Technology is a technology holding and service company established in 2009. Its mission is to pursue suitable acquisitions for its portfolio by identifying companies requiring assistance in their next phases of growth.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.48)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
25
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Ticker: RPD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rapid7, LLC
Rapid7, LLC
Rapid7 is trusted by IT and security professionals around the world to manage risk, simplify modern IT complexity, and drive innovation. Rapid7 analytics transform vast amounts of security and IT data into the answers needed to securely develop and operate sophisticated IT networks and applications.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$411.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($48.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($70.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1847
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Ticker: PD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PagerDuty Inc
PagerDuty Inc
PagerDuty is a leader in digital operations management, helping organizations deliver a perfect digital experience to their customers. Teams use PagerDuty to identify issues and opportunities in real time and bring together the right people to fix problems faster and prevent them in the future.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$262.17
EBITDA ($mm)
($84.55)
EBIT ($mm)
($92.25)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
783
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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: NYSE:NABL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
N-able Technologies Inc.
N-able Technologies Inc.
N-able is the leading global provider of complete IT management and Automation solutions for Managed Service Providers (MSPs). N-able has a proven track record of helping MSPs standardize and automate the setup and delivery of IT services in order to achieve true scalability.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$346.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$61.35
EBIT ($mm)
$33.33
Net Income ($mm)
$0.11
Employees
1392
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Ticker: TSE:4704
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trend Micro Inc.
Trend Micro Inc.
As a global leader in IT security, Trend Micro develops innovative security solutions that make the world safe for businesses and consumers to exchange digital information. They are recognized as the market leader in server security, cloud security, and small business content security.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,496.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$479.05
EBIT ($mm)
$334.22
Net Income ($mm)
$262.51
Employees
6562
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Ticker: LSE:SOPH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sophos
Sophos
Founded in Oxford, England, Sophos is a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting over organizations from advanced cyberthreats. Sophos’ cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions secure endpoints and networks against evolving cybercriminal tactics and techniques.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$710.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$79.50
EBIT ($mm)
$56.10
Net Income ($mm)
$26.90
Employees
3381
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Ticker: ZS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zscaler, Inc.
Zscaler is a leading cloud-based information security company. Zscaler offers a secure internet and web gateway that creates fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$601.91
EBITDA ($mm)
($155.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($183.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2020
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:MNDT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mandiant Corporation
Mandiant Corporation
Since their founding in 2004, Mandiant has become one of the world's most trusted cyber security firms, helping identify and defend against some of the most high-profile cyber security breaches for top Fortune 100 companies and governments around the world.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$483.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($238.48)
EBIT ($mm)
($321.61)
Net Income ($mm)
$916.14
Employees
2335
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Ticker: CYBR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CyberArk
CyberArk
CyberArk is the only security company focused on eliminating the most advanced cyber threats; those that use insider privileges to attack the heart of the enterprise. Stopping attacks before they stop business, CyberArk proactively secures against threats before attacks can do irreparable damage.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$444.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$61.58
EBIT ($mm)
$51.23
Net Income ($mm)
$51.77
Employees
1380
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Ticker: QLYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc. is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions. Qualys helps organizations streamline their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives for better outcomes and substantial savings.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$384.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$112.45
EBIT ($mm)
$77.37
Net Income ($mm)
$67.93
Employees
1535
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Varonis Systems
Varonis is a pioneer in data security and analytics. Varonis' Data Security Platform detects insider threats and cyberattacks by analyzing data, account activity, and user behavior. Their platform prevents and limits disaster by discovering and locking down sensitive, regulated and stale data.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$270.05
EBITDA ($mm)
($75.90)
EBIT ($mm)
($85.22)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1574
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Ticker: HLSE:FSC1V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
F-Secure Corporation
F-Secure Corporation
F-Secure has been defending tens of millions of people around the globe from digital threats for over 25 years. Their award-winning products protect people and companies against everything from crimeware to corporate cyberattacks, and are available from over 6000 resellers and 200 operators.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$199.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.52
EBIT ($mm)
$13.73
Net Income ($mm)
$12.16
Employees
1145
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Ticker: TSX:ABT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Absolute Software Corporation
Absolute Software Corporation
Absolute Software Corporation is the industry standard in persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions. Persistence® technology from Absolute provides organizations with visibility and control over all of their devices, regardless of user or location.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$116.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.42
EBIT ($mm)
$15.23
Net Income ($mm)
$8.95
Employees
530
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Ticker: ENXTPA:INSD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verimatrix
Verimatrix
Verimatrix is a global provider of security and analytics solutions that protect devices, services and applications across multiple markets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$72.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.91)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
155
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Route1 Inc.
Route1 Inc.
Route1 is an advanced North American provider of industrial-grade data intelligence, user authentication, and ultra-secure mobile workforce solutions. The Company helps all manner of organizations to make intelligent use of devices and data for immediate process improvements.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$22.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.30
EBIT ($mm)
$0.89
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
38
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLDS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cloud Security Corporation
Cloud Security Corporation
Cloud Security Corporation is an early-stage security and information access technology software company. The Company delivers immediate information with secure access to computer desktops and other consumer electronic devices from remote locations.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: VSHE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VShield Software Corp
VSheild Software Corporation designs, produces, markets and sells leading edge computer security software programs that feature advanced software development and technologies. All of the Company's security systems are based on previously proven and field tested large commercial security systems.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: VMW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VMware, Inc.
VMware, Inc.
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.
year
2023
rev ($mm)
$12,851.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,447.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,337.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: NYSE:PANW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks is leading cybersecurity by safely enabling applications and preventing cyber breaches for organizations worldwide. Their platform delivers security far superior to legacy or point products, safely enables daily business operations, and protects an organization's assets.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,782.70
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.20)
EBIT ($mm)
($201.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8376
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