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closed 6/19/2014 via PR Newswire

EXFO, Inc., acquired Aito Technologies

synopsis: EXFO Inc. announced it has acquired the business of Aito Technologies, a leading provider of customer experience analytics for mobile network operators, through an asset purchase deal.
buyer: EXFO, Inc. (EXFO:$239.14)
EXFO is a leading provider of next-generation test, service assurance and end-to-end quality of experience solutions for mobile and fixed network operators and equipment manufacturers in the global telecommunications industry. "
target: Aito Technologies
Aito Technologies offers out-of-the-box customer experience analytics software that unifies business, network, product and customer data for real-time analysis, discovery, reaction and decision support for a wide range of users and decision-makers within a wireless operator organization.
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closed 7/29/2015 via PR Newswire

Inovvo, acquired Subscriber Analytix

synopsis: Inovvo, a leader in wireless network analytics, announced that it has completed its purchase of comScore's Wireless Solutions division including the company's flagship Subscriber Analytix platform. Inovvo retains the licensing rights to the proprietary technology and data that were utilized as part of the platform.
buyer: Inovvo
Inovvo, a leader in wireless network analytics, answers the challenges that operators face today in marketing, customer care and network planning. Inovvo improves operator interactions with their subscribers and enhances customer experience by providing individual detailed customer feedback. "
target parent: comScore, Inc.
target: Subscriber Analytix
Subscriber Analytix provides the platform for understanding the consumer experience and behavior by fusing, filtering, organizing and providing out of the box insights from enterprise level data.
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closed 4/25/2014 via BusinessWire

Zettics, acquired Velocent Systems

synopsis: Zettics, the market leader in Actionable Subscriber Analytics for mobile operators, announced it has acquired Velocent Systems, the market leader in network analysis and Customer Experience Assurance for mobile data.
buyer: Zettics
Zettics, the leader in Actionable Subscriber Analytics for mobile operators, uses real-time insights to deliver a 360° subscriber view of data usage, network performance and customer experience, enabling operators to extract greater value from their networks, products, and services. "
target: Velocent Systems
Velocent is the market leader in network analysis and Customer Experience Assurance for Mobile Data and Voice over LTE.
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announced 2/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Ribbon Communications Inc., will acquire Anova Data, Inc.

synopsis: Ribbon Communications Inc., a global software leader in secure and intelligent cloud communications, will acquire Anova Data, Inc., a leading provider of advanced analytics solutions for telecom operators. Anova Data provides a cloud-native, streaming analytics platform for network and subscriber optimization and monetization.
buyer: Ribbon Communications Inc. (RBBN:$557.22)
Ribbon Communications Inc. is a global leader in secure and intelligent cloud communications. Ribbon Communications Inc. is a company with two decades of market leadership experience in providing secure real-time communications solutions to the top service providers and enterprises around the globe."
target: Anova Data, Inc.
Anova Data is a leading provider of advanced analytics solutions for telecom operators. Anova Data provides a cloud-native, streaming analytics platform for network and subscriber optimization and monetization. Anova Data enables operators to improve their network efficiency and customer experience.
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$18
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closed 3/4/2016 via Market Wire

Enghouse Systems Limited, acquired CellVision AS

synopsis: Enghouse Systems Limited announced it has acquired CellVision AS. CellVision enables spatial intelligence and visual dashboard analytics for network operators. The company's mBOSS product line includes a suite of applications that integrates with data sources in the telecommunications service provider's operating environment.
buyer: Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ENGH:$296.51)
Enghouse Systems Limited is a leading global provider of enterprise software solutions serving a variety of vertical markets. Its strategy is to build a larger and more diverse enterprise software company through strategic acquisitions and managed growth within its business segments. "
target: CellVision AS
Founded in 2000 in Oslo, CellVision is focused on advanced and streamlined network analysis and customer communications to improve the customer experience and reduce mobile operator costs.
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announced 10/13/2014 via BNC Analysis

Accanto Systems Oy, will acquire InstantCEM

synopsis: Accanto Systems, an established provider of customer experience management (CEM) and network analytics, is pleased to announce that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to buy InstantCEM, an application provider enabling device-based customer experience feedback and operator communication.
buyer: Accanto Systems Oy
InstantCEM is a new solution for measuring and reporting the real customer experience accurately. It provides a new smart way for improving two-way communication between subscribers and the service provider. "
target: InstantCEM
Accanto Systems provides Customer Experience Management (CEM) and Network Analytics solutions to Service Providers. By analyzing network performance and customer satisfaction, Accanto’s iCEM platform calculates the QoE (Quality of Experience), creating a single-view of the customer.
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closed 1/30/2014 via Market Wire

JDS Uniphase Corp., acquired Trendium, Inc.

synopsis: JDSU announced it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Trendium, a provider of real-time intelligence software solutions for customer experience assurance, asset optimization and monetization of big data for 4G/LTE mobile network operators.
buyer: JDS Uniphase Corp. (JDSU:$1,676.90)
JDSU innovates and collaborates with customers to build and operate the highest-performing and highest-value networks in the world. Its diverse technology portfolio also fights counterfeiting and enables high-powered commercial lasers for a range of applications. "
target: Trendium, Inc.
Trendium is a provider of real-time intelligence software solutions for customer experience assurance, asset optimization and monetization of big data for 4G/LTE mobile network operators.
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$22
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closed 6/5/2019 via Company Press Release

TEOCO Corporation, acquired CIQUAL

synopsis: TEOCO, the leading provider of planning & optimization, assurance and analytics solutions to over 300 communication service providers (CSPs) worldwide, announced the acquisition of CIQUAL Limited, a quality of experience (QoE) measurement solutions provider to global CSPs, regulators and enterprises.
buyer: TEOCO Corporation
TEOCO is a leading provider of analytics, assurance and optimization solutions to communication service providers (CSPs) and OEM’s. Their solutions enable the digital transformation of CSPs while enhancing their network QoS, improving their customer experience and reducing their operational costs. "
target: CIQUAL
CIQUAL enables mobile operators and enterprises to take action to quickly identify, verify, and resolve individual customer affecting issues by correlating in real-time with network, device, and service reachability.
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closed 7/10/2018 via BusinessWire

ZephyrTel, acquired Mobilogy

synopsis: ZephyrTel, a company dedicated to serving the global Telecommunications and Cellular industry, has acquired Mobilology, a world leader in providing Operators, Retailers and Aftermarket Service (AMS) Providers, with advanced mobile lifecycle solutions to enhance the customer experience, improve satisfaction, reduce cost, and generate revenue.
buyer parent: ESW Capital, LLC
buyer: ZephyrTel
ZephyrTel is a new ESW software company, dedicated to serving the global Telecommunications and Cellular industry. ZephyrTel is building a world class Telco Practice, which provides a multi-solution and services proposition to the global Telco industry. "
target: Mobilogy
Mobilogy is a world leader in providing Operators, Retailers and Aftermarket Service (AMS) Providers, with advanced mobile lifecycle solutions to enhance the customer experience, improve satisfaction, reduce cost, and generate revenue.
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$36
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closed 10/20/2017 via PR Newswire

Polystar, acquired P-OSS Solutions S.L.

synopsis: Polystar, a leading supplier of Customer Experience Management, Service Assurance and Network Monitoring solutions for the telecom industry, announced that it has acquired P-OSS, a leading provider of Performance Management solutions. P-OSS provides end-to-end multi-domain service and network performance management with its iPe-Bot platform.
buyer: Polystar
Polystar enables CSPs to achieve excellence in CEM, Big Data Analytics, Service Assurance, Network Monitoring, Service Enablement and High-Performance Testing. Polystar's real-time Network and Customer Insights uncover a goldmine of data, which yields indispensable analytics to CSPs. "
target: P-OSS Solutions S.L.
P-OSS Solutions offers iPe-Bot, a Performance Management system that shows users what their network is delivering. iPe-Bot is a fully web-based system that collects data from the LTE-2G-3G radio, transmission, core, NGN and VAS domains of wireless networks and also IP and wire line networks.
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announced 2/18/2014 via BusinessWire

Spirent Communications plc, will acquire DAX Technologies Corp.

synopsis: Spirent Communications plc, a leading communications technology company, announces that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the business of DAX Technologies Corp., a leading provider of Customer Experience Management solution software.
buyer: Spirent Communications plc (LSE:SPT:$457.90)
Spirent Communications plc is a global leader in test and measurement inspiring innovation within development labs, communication networks and IT organisations. They deploy life-enriching communications networks, devices, services and applications. "
target: DAX Technologies Corp.
DAX is a leading provider of Customer Experience Management solution software that enables mobile and wireline service providers to understand and quantify services as experienced by their customers.
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$37
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closed 5/31/2006 via PR Newswire

Amdocs Ltd., acquired Qpass

synopsis: Amdocs, the leading provider of software and services to enable integrated customer management and the intentional customer experience(TM), today announced that it completed the acquisition of Qpass, a leading provider of digital commerce software and solutions, for approximately $275 million in cash.
buyer: Amdocs Ltd. (DOX:$4,059.00)
Amdocs is the market leader in customer experience systems innovation, enabling world-leading service providers to deliver an integrated, innovative and the intentional customer experience(TM) - at every point of service. "
target: Qpass
Qpass, headquartered in the US and with offices in Europe, is the proven and preferred provider of mobile commerce software for leading mobile operators. Qpass customers collectively reach more than 70 million subscribers today.
price ($mm)
$275
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$42
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6.5x
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closed 9/8/2006 via BBC

Comverse Technology. Inc, acquired Netonomy

synopsis: Comverse, a subsidiary of Comverse Technology, Inc., and the world's leading supplier of software and systems enabling network-based multimedia enhanced communication and billing services, has completed its acquisition of privately-held Netonomy for approximately $19 million in cash, subject to certain post-closing adjustments.
buyer: Comverse Technology. Inc (CMVT:$1,594.40)
Comverse Technology, Inc. is the world's leading provider of software and systems enabling network-based multimedia enhanced communications services. "
target: Netonomy
Netonomy(R) is a leader in customer self-service solutions, providing online account management, e-Commerce and electronic bill analysis for the communications industry.
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$19
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closed 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

SilverTree Equity, acquired Agility CIS

synopsis: SilverTree Equity, a private equity firm in the UK that invests in software, technology, and technology-enabled businesses, has acquired a 65% stake in Agility CIS, a New Zealand-based provider of utility software solutions. Agility CIS provides billing and customer management solutions for energy utilities, water companies and telecommunications.
buyer: SilverTree Equity
SilverTree Equity is a sector specialist private equity firm in the UK. SilverTree invests exclusively in software, technology, and technology-enabled businesses. The firm is differentiated by its focus on value creation, sector specialism, and deep network of operational resources. "
target: Agility CIS
Agility CIS is a New Zealand-based solution provider serving energy companies in Australasia, the Middle East and North America. Agility CIS provides proven cost effective billing and customer management solutions for energy utilities, water companies and telecommunications.
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closed 9/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Chess Telecom Limited, acquired TM Solutions Ltd. (TMS)

synopsis: Chess ICT has expanded with the acquisition of an independent billing specialist, TM Solutions (TMS). TMS was founded in 2001 by Suzanne and David Chappell. TMS offers a billing platform called Intelligent Billing and a web based interface named CLIck, that is used to maintain customer information.
buyer: Chess Telecom Limited
Established in 1993, Chess is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of business voice and data solutions providing businesses with broadband, phone lines, calls, mobiles, data, VoIP and telephone systems. They deliver tailored solutions alongside great service, at the best possible prices. "
target: TM Solutions Ltd. (TMS)
TM Solutions (TMS) is headquartered in Oxfordshire, offers independent channel support services to the UK telecoms industry. TMS offers a billing platform called Intelligent Billing and a web based interface named CLIck, that is used to maintain customer information.
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closed 4/3/2013 via BNC Analysis

Experian Decision Analytics, acquired Decisioning Solutions Inc.

synopsis: Experian announced the acquisition of Decisioning Solutions, a market-driven Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider, which will broaden the capabilities and strengthen the global reach of Experian's originations and customer acquisition software products. The acquisition will become part of Experian's Decision Analytics business.
buyer parent: Experian plc
buyer: Experian Decision Analytics
Experian Decision Analytics integrates predictive data and analytics into valuable business decisions that provide greater insight into decision performance and helps companies keep pace with changing business priorities. "
target: Decisioning Solutions Inc.
Decisioning Solutions offers advanced customer and account decision engine and workflow management technology that perfects the automation of decisions throughout the customer lifecycle.
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closed 9/25/2012 via BusinessWire

Ericsson AB, acquired ConceptWave Software Inc.

synopsis: ConceptWave Software Inc., a leading provider of Customer, Product, and Order Lifecycle Management solutions for the global communications service provider market, announced that it has been acquired by Ericsson, the world's leading provider of communications technology and services, through a 100% share purchase transaction.
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
Ericsson is the world's leading provider of communications technology and services. Ericsson enables the Networked Society with efficient real-time solutions that allow people to study, work and live their lives more freely, in sustainable societies around the world. "
target: ConceptWave Software Inc.
ConceptWave is a leading provider of Customer, Product, and Order Lifecycle Management solutions that enable communications service providers to rapidly introduce new market offers and to empower superior customer experience.
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closed 10/31/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Connectwise, Inc., acquired ITBoost

synopsis: ConnectWise, the leading provider of business automation software for technology solution providers (TSPs), announced the acquisition of ITBoost, a cloud-based unified platform that offers IT Service Providers with Documentation, Password Management, Customer Feedback and Business Intelligence - all in one place.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Connectwise, Inc.
ConnectWise is a community-driven software company dedicated to the success of Technology Solutions Providers. Their suite helps customers Manage their business, Sell more efficiently and remotely Control technology so they can consistently deliver amazing customer experiences. "
target: ITBoost
ITBoost is a cloud-based unified platform that offers IT Service Providers with Documentation, Password Management, Customer Feedback and Business Intelligence - all in one place.
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closed 4/7/2009 via PR Newswire

Tektronix, Inc., acquired Arantech

synopsis: Tektronix Communications, a leading worldwide provider of Communications Test and Network Intelligence Solutions, announced that it has acquired Arantech, the leading provider of Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions for wireless communications providers.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
buyer: Tektronix, Inc.
Tektronix is a leading supplier of test, measurement, and monitoring products, solutions and services for the communications, computer, consumer electronics, and education industries -- as well as military/aerospace, semiconductor, and a broad range of other industries worldwide. "
target: Arantech
Arantech is founded on the vision of being the World's leading provider of Customer Experience Management (CEM) software for mobile operators by enabling them manage one-to-one relationships with their customers that optimize revenues, service and network performance.
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closed 9/5/2018 via BNC Analysis

Verdane Capital, acquired Penetrace & Zisson

synopsis: Verdane Capital announced it has closed a transaction with Skagerak Maturo containing Zisson, a provider of cloud-based communication center software, and Penetrace, a provider of software tools to marketing professionals.
buyer: Verdane Capital
Verdane funds provide flexible growth capital to fast growing software, consumer internet, energy or high-technology industry businesses. The funds are distinctive in that they can invest either in a single company, or in portfolios of companies. "
target parent: Skagerak Maturo
target: Penetrace & Zisson
Penetrace is an all-in-one marketing intelligence platform enabling advertisers and agencies to see clearly how marketing can drive short- and long-term sales. Zisson connects telecom operators’ networks and user interfaces for multi-channel customer dialogue.
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closed 6/19/2014 via PR Newswire

EXFO, Inc., acquired Aito Technologies

synopsis: EXFO Inc. announced it has acquired the business of Aito Technologies, a leading provider of customer experience analytics for mobile network operators, through an asset purchase deal.
buyer: EXFO, Inc. (EXFO:$239.14)
EXFO is a leading provider of next-generation test, service assurance and end-to-end quality of experience solutions for mobile and fixed network operators and equipment manufacturers in the global telecommunications industry. "
target: Aito Technologies
Aito Technologies offers out-of-the-box customer experience analytics software that unifies business, network, product and customer data for real-time analysis, discovery, reaction and decision support for a wide range of users and decision-makers within a wireless operator organization.
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closed 2/7/2013 via Company Press Release

Aito Technologies, acquired Iptune Oy

synopsis: Aito Technologies, the leading provider of Customer Experience Analytics (CEA) for mobile operators, announces it has acquired the assets of Finnish Mobile Data Service Analysis company, Iptune. The acquisition is part of Aito’s growth strategy in strengthening the market leader position within CEA.
buyer: Aito Technologies
Aito provides better understanding and management the entire customer life cycle helping them identify key relationships and the context between business drivers, customer segments, networks, services, and devices, throughout the customer life cycle. "
target: Iptune Oy
Iptune was founded in 2005 by a group of mobile network specialists. Iptune specialises in software solutions and services to proactively manage value-added and mobile broadband services in IP-data networks. Iptune's customers include leading global operators and network equipment vendors.
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closed 3/2/2017 via PR Newswire

EXFO, Inc., acquired Ontology Systems

synopsis: EXFO Inc., the global network test, data and analytics experts, announces the company has acquired privately held Ontology Systems, technology leader in real-time network topology discovery and service-chain mapping, for a total consideration of US$7.6 million, net of cash.
buyer: EXFO, Inc. (EXFO:$239.14)
EXFO develops smarter network test, data and analytics solutions for the world's leading communications service providers, network equipment manufacturers and web-scale companies. Their portfolio of test orchestration and real-time 3D analytics solutions turn complex into simple. "
target: Ontology Systems
Ontology Systems uses graph-data and semantic modelling to create an end-to-end dynamic view of the network topology and services. This swift, low-risk, flexible approach delivers an up-to-date picture of difficult and fragmented network, OSS and BSS data.
price ($mm)
$7.60
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$4
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closed 6/19/2014 via PR Newswire

EXFO, Inc., acquired Aito Technologies

synopsis: EXFO Inc. announced it has acquired the business of Aito Technologies, a leading provider of customer experience analytics for mobile network operators, through an asset purchase deal.
buyer: EXFO, Inc. (EXFO:$239.14)
EXFO is a leading provider of next-generation test, service assurance and end-to-end quality of experience solutions for mobile and fixed network operators and equipment manufacturers in the global telecommunications industry. "
target: Aito Technologies
Aito Technologies offers out-of-the-box customer experience analytics software that unifies business, network, product and customer data for real-time analysis, discovery, reaction and decision support for a wide range of users and decision-makers within a wireless operator organization.
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closed 4/7/2014 via PR Newswire

EXFO, Inc., acquired Oidview

synopsis: EXFO Inc. announced it has acquired the assets of ByteSphere LLC, a privately held software company in the Boston area that specializes in global IT management and network monitoring solutions.
buyer: EXFO, Inc. (EXFO:$239.14)
EXFO is a leading provider of next-generation test and service assurance solutions for wireless and wireline network operators and equipment manufacturers in the global telecommunications industry. "
target: Oidview
OidView is a ByteSphere's flagship product that provides the IT industry with an integrated MIB Browser and SNMP Analysis solution as well as modular add-on applications implementing new technologies. ByteSphere is a software company specializing in Network Management and Digital Media solutions.
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closed 3/12/2010 via Company Press Release

EXFO, Inc., acquired NetHawk Oyj

synopsis: EXFO Inc. announced the acquisition of NetHawk Oyj, the second-largest provider of 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE protocol analyzers and simulators for wireless network equipment manufacturers (NEMs) and network operators.
buyer: EXFO, Inc. (EXFO:$239.14)
EXFO is a leading provider of next-generation test and service assurance solutions for wireless and wireline network operators and equipment manufacturers in the global telecommunications industry. "
target: NetHawk Oyj
Founded in 1991, NetHawk is one of the leading worldwide providers of analyzers, simulators and monitoring systems. NetHawk products and systems are used in the development and operation of telecommunications networks by leading communications equipment manufacturers and operators worldwide.
price ($mm)[EV]
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$39
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$6
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closed 3/2/2017 via PR Newswire

EXFO, Inc., acquired Ontology Systems

synopsis: EXFO Inc., the global network test, data and analytics experts, announces the company has acquired privately held Ontology Systems, technology leader in real-time network topology discovery and service-chain mapping, for a total consideration of US$7.6 million, net of cash.
buyer: EXFO, Inc. (EXFO:$239.14)
EXFO develops smarter network test, data and analytics solutions for the world's leading communications service providers, network equipment manufacturers and web-scale companies. Their portfolio of test orchestration and real-time 3D analytics solutions turn complex into simple. "
target: Ontology Systems
Ontology Systems uses graph-data and semantic modelling to create an end-to-end dynamic view of the network topology and services. This swift, low-risk, flexible approach delivers an up-to-date picture of difficult and fragmented network, OSS and BSS data.
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$7.60
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$4
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announced 4/25/2013 via Market Wire

Advantest Corporation, will acquire w2bi.com, Inc.

synopsis: Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation and US firm w2bi.com, Inc have reached an agreement in principle that Advantest will acquire W2BI, a provider of system level test automation software focusing on wireless communications.
buyer: Advantest Corporation (ATE:$1,622.05)
Advantest is the leading producer of automatic test equipment (ATE) for the semiconductor industry and a premier manufacturer of measuring instruments used in the design and production of electronic instruments and systems. "
target: w2bi.com, Inc.
W2BI is a provider of automated test software for handsets and other mobile communication devices and associated test service solutions. Founded in November 1997, the company has offices in South Plainfield, NJ, U.S.A. and Chennai, India.
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closed 6/24/2009 via BusinessWire

Ixia, acquired Catapult Communications Corporation

synopsis: Ixia, a leading, global provider of converged IP performance test systems, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Catapult Communications Corporation. With the addition of Catapult's wireless solutions, Ixia has expanded its suite of test platforms that enable service providers to accelerate deployment of wireless services.
buyer: Ixia (XXIA:$495.16)
Ixia is a leading provider of performance test systems for IP-based infrastructure and services. Ixia is a public company operating in over 30 countries worldwide. "
target: Catapult Communications Corporation
Catapult Communications is the leading supplier of advanced digital telecom test systems to global equipment manufacturers and service providers including Lucent, Motorola, NEC, NTT DoCoMo and Nortel Networks.
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$105 [$67]
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$40
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$1
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50.3x
announced 9/29/2008 via PR Newswire

Ascom Wireless Solutions, Inc, will purchase wireless test solutions from Comarco, Inc.

synopsis: Comarco, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement for the sale of its wireless test solutions business to Ascom Holding AG, an international solution provider with comprehensive technological know-how in mission-critical communication.
buyer parent: Ascom Holding AG
buyer: Ascom Wireless Solutions, Inc
Ascom is the Americas’ market leading developer of enterprise-class on-site wireless telephone and messaging systems providing users with greater freedom of movement, better service and increased safety. "
seller: Comarco, Inc. (CMRO:$26.43)
Comarco provides mobile power solutions through its ChargeSource line of multi-function universal mobile power products which can simultaneously power and charge multiple devices such as notebook computers, mobile phones, BlackBerry smartphones, iPods, and many other rechargeable mobile devices.
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closed 3/12/2010 via Company Press Release

EXFO, Inc., acquired NetHawk Oyj

synopsis: EXFO Inc. announced the acquisition of NetHawk Oyj, the second-largest provider of 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE protocol analyzers and simulators for wireless network equipment manufacturers (NEMs) and network operators.
buyer: EXFO, Inc. (EXFO:$239.14)
EXFO is a leading provider of next-generation test and service assurance solutions for wireless and wireline network operators and equipment manufacturers in the global telecommunications industry. "
target: NetHawk Oyj
Founded in 1991, NetHawk is one of the leading worldwide providers of analyzers, simulators and monitoring systems. NetHawk products and systems are used in the development and operation of telecommunications networks by leading communications equipment manufacturers and operators worldwide.
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$38 [$25]
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$39
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$6
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6.3x
announced 9/20/2016 via BusinessWire

CA Technologies, Inc., will acquire BlazeMeter

synopsis: CA Technologies announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire BlazeMeter, a leader in open source-based continuous application performance testing. BlazeMeter will seamlessly integrate with CA’s continuous delivery solutions to further improve testing efficiency and accelerate the deployment of applications.
buyer: CA Technologies, Inc. (CA:$4,148.00)
CA Technologies creates software that fuels transformation for companies and enables them to seize the opportunities of the application economy. Software is at the heart of every business in every industry. "
target: BlazeMeter
BlazeMeter ensures delivery of high-performance software by enabling DevOps teams to quickly and easily run open-source based performance tests against any mobile app, website or API at massive scale to validate performance at every stage of software delivery.
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closed 6/29/2015 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Codenomicon Ltd

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. has acquired Codenomicon, a software security company that focuses on software embedded in devices. Codenomicon provides a suite of next-generation solutions that help forge a better path to total defense. Individually, these solutions provide new layers of security testing, robustness, intelligence and collaboration.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,360.69)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, and in software quality and security testing with its Coverity solutions. "
target: Codenomicon Ltd
Codenomican is a leader in advancing security and robustness. Their solutions work to strenghten business performance by addressing the weakest security links. Codenomican develops systems that are built for optimal security to strength the Core of systems, networks and complex infrastructures.
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closed 9/23/2014 via PR Newswire

BlazeMeter, acquired Loadosophia

synopsis: BlazeMeter, the leading load and performance testing as a self-service platform for mobile, web and APIs announced the acquisition of Loadosophia, which provides state-of-the-art analytics technology for JMeter users. Loadosophia store ones tests data and provide one with online analysis tools to visualize test results and track KPIs.
buyer: BlazeMeter
BlazeMeter is an agile performance testing as a service platform provider that enables engineers to run load tests on any mobile app, website, or API, simulating more than one million concurrent users on a developer-friendly self-service platform. "
target: Loadosophia
Loadosophia provides state-of-the-art analytics technology for JMeter users. They store ones tests data and provide one with online analysis tools to visualize test results and track KPIs. One can easily share the data online with their team and export PDF reports.
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closed 8/15/2012 via Market Wire

uTest, Inc, acquired Apphance

synopsis: uTest, the world's leading provider of in-the-wild software testing services, announced it has acquired mobile app quality tools company, Apphance, from its parent company, Polidea. uTest acquires all intellectual property related to Apphance as well as engineering talent.
buyer: uTest, Inc
uTest provides in-the-wild testing services that span the entire software development lifecycle – including functional, security, load, localization and usability testing. They put web, mobile and desktop applications through their paces by testing on real devices under real-world conditions. "
target parent: Polidea
target: Apphance
Apphance is a mobile app quality tool that enables mobile developers to know how their apps are working across a wide range of devices, carriers, OS versions and more.
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closed 4/18/2017 via BusinessWire

Keysight Technologies, acquired Ixia

synopsis: Keysight Technologies, Inc. and Ixia announced that Keysight has completed its acquisition of Ixia. Ixia provides testing, visibility, and security solutions, strengthening applications across physical and virtual networks for enterprises, service providers, and network equipment manufacturers.
buyer: Keysight Technologies (KEYS:$4,197.00)
Keysight Technologies helps customers bring breakthrough electronic products and systems to market faster and at a lower cost. Keysight’s solutions go where the electronic signal goes, from design simulation, to prototype validation, to manufacturing test, to optimization in the network. "
target: Ixia (XXIA:$495.16)
Ixia provides testing, visibility, and security solutions, strengthening applications across physical and virtual networks for enterprises, service providers, and network equipment manufacturers. Ixia offers companies trusted environments in which to develop, deploy, and operate.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,673 [$1,563]
rev ($mm)
$485
EBITDA ($mm)
$76
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
21.0x
closed 10/31/2014 via PR Newswire

Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., acquired Futuremark Corporation

synopsis: UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, announced the acquisition of Futuremark, the market leading provider of performance benchmarking software. Futuremark, a privately held company based in Finland, develops the world's most widely used benchmarks for desktop computers, notebooks, tablets and smart phones.
buyer: Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
UL is a premier global independent safety science company that has championed progress for over a century. Its more than 10,000 professionals are guided by the UL mission to promote safe working and living environments for all people. "
target: Futuremark Corporation
Futuremark develops the most authoritative and widely-used performance benchmarking software in the industry for desktop computers, notebooks, tablets, smart phones and browsers. Its benchmarks enable people to measure and compare the performance of the hardware and devices they depend on every day.
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closed 1/5/2012 via Market Wire

Action Products International, Inc., acquired Core Wafer Systems

synopsis: Action Products International, Inc. has acquired Core Wafer Systems, which offers proprietary solutions for testing and data mining of hard drives, memory, magnetics and other advanced semiconductor and nanotechnology devices. Core Wafer boasts clients such as Western Digital (WDC), Seagate Technology (STX), and Intel (INTC).
buyer: Action Products International, Inc. (APII:$5.41)
Action Products International, Inc. engages in the production of media and entertainment programs for worldwide distribution, local, national, and international broadcasting. The company's projects include feature films, reality television, talk shows, and infomercials. "
target: Core Wafer Systems
Core Wafer Systems offers proprietary solutions for testing and data mining of hard drives, memory, magnetics and other advanced semiconductor and nanotechnology devices. Core Wafer boasts clients such as Western Digital (WDC), Seagate Technology (STX), and Intel (INTC).
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closed 7/6/2011 via GlobeNewswire

Compuware Corporation, acquired dynaTrace Software Gmbh

synopsis: Compuware Corporation, the technology performance company, has acquired privately held dynaTrace software, the new leader in application performance management (APM). With its patented PurePath technology, the company offers the only continuous APM system on the market, transforming how applications are built, tested and managed.
buyer: Compuware Corporation (CPWR:$712.66)
Compuware Corporation, the technology performance company, provides software, experts and best practices to ensure technology works well and delivers value. Compuware solutions make the world's most important technologies perform at their best for leading organizations worldwide. "
target: dynaTrace Software Gmbh
dynaTrace is the new leader in application performance management (APM). With its patented PurePath technology, the company offers the only continuous APM system on the market, transforming how applications are built, tested and managed.
price ($mm)
$206
rev ($mm)
$26
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/7/2010 via BusinessWire

Rightware Oy, purchased Mobile and Embedded Business from Futuremark Corporation

synopsis: Futuremark® announced that it has sold its Mobile and Embedded business unit to Rightware™, a new spin off company set up to accelerate the development and marketing of Futuremark’s benchmarks for the mobile and embedded industries. Rightware will be run by former Futuremark CEO Tero Sarkkinen.
buyer: Rightware Oy
Rightware™ serves the mobile and automotive industries with Kanzi™ solution for rapid user interface design and deployment. Rightware also develops industry leading system performance analysis tools. "
seller: Futuremark Corporation
Futuremark® Corporation is the leading provider of performance analysis software and services for PCs and smartphones. Futuremark® is known around the world for its benchmark products, including 3DMark® (with more than 45 million copies distributed worldwide), PCMark® and Peacekeeper™.
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closed 1/24/2019 via BusinessWire

Idera, acquired Travis CI

synopsis: Idera, Inc., parent company of global B2B software productivity brands, announced the acquisition of Travis CI, a continuous integration platform used by more than 700,000 developers worldwide to build and test software applications. Travis CI is based in Berlin, Germany.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: Idera
Idera delivers B2B software productivity tools that enable technical users to do more with less, faster. Idera brands span three divisions – Database Tools, Developer Tools, and Test Management Tools – with products that are evangelized by millions of community members. "
target: Travis CI
Travis CI is a continuous integration platform used by more than 700,000 developers worldwide to build and test software applications. Founded in 2011 and headquartered in Berlin, Travis CI is a respected leader in the open source community.
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closed 6/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Tricentis GmbH, acquired Q-up Data GmbH

synopsis: Tricentis, the leader in Continuous Testing, announced the acquisition of Q-up: a German test data management (TDM) platform architected to provide secure, reliable, and compliant test data on-demand. With a business-friendly, self-service interface and a lightweight provisioning agent, test data access is reduced from weeks to seconds.
buyer: Tricentis GmbH
With the industry’s No. 1 Continuous Testing platform, Tricentis is recognized for reinventing software testing for DevOps. Their innovative technologies simplify testing for even the most complex enterprise applications—transforming testing from a roadblock to a catalyst for innovation. "
target: Q-up Data GmbH
Based in Germany, Q-up is a test data management (TDM) platform architected to provide secure, reliable, and compliant test data on-demand. With a business-friendly, self-service interface and a lightweight provisioning agent, test data access is reduced from weeks to seconds.
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closed 3/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Burstly, Inc., acquired TestFlight

synopsis: TestFlight, a platform that lets developers distribute test builds of their apps to a beta audience, has been acquired by Burstly, a platform that helps developers track and monetize their apps. Together the duo has created a platform that'll let developers distribute their apps and track both their usage and performance.
buyer: Burstly, Inc.
Based in Santa Monica, California, Burstly, Inc. provides a platform for mobile developers to maximize their marketing and revenue opportunities. It offers a marketplace where developers can buy or sell advertising. "
target: TestFlight
TestFlight is a platform that lets developers distribute test builds of their apps to a beta audience. The company is based in Santa Monica, California.
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closed 7/5/2011 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., acquired Eviware Software

synopsis: SmartBear Software has acquired Eviware Software, creators of soapUI and loadUI, the world’s leading testing software for Web Services. After tripling SmartBear’s business in one year, this acquisition further accelerates SmartBear’s momentum and significantly expands its global user community.
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear Software provides enterprise-class yet affordable tools that deliver quality and performance throughout the entire software quality lifecycle – enabling code quality, QA efficiency, and application performance anywhere – on the desktop, mobile and in the cloud. "
target: Eviware Software
Eviware Software is the market leader in Web Service Testing. With more than 800,000 users and 4000 daily downloads, its Open Source Web Service testing tool soapUI has become the market de facto standard for testing Web Services.
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closed 7/1/2008 via PR Newswire

Coverity, Inc., acquired Solidware Technologies

synopsis: Coverity, Inc., the leader in automatically improving the quality and security of C, C++, C# and Java source code, announced the acquisition of Solidware Technologies, a Colorado-based software readiness management vendor.
buyer: Coverity, Inc.
Coverity's groundbreaking technology enables developers to control complexity in the development process by automatically finding and helping to repair critical software defects and security vulnerabilities throughout the application lifecycle. "
target: Solidware Technologies
Solidware's technology collects analysis data from other development and test tools, synthesizes the results, and presents development teams with visibility into code complexity, violation of best practices, software architecture, interdependencies and test coverage.
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closed 3/31/2020 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., purchased Test Management for Jira from Adaptavist

synopsis: SmartBear, a leading provider of software development and quality tools, announced the acquisition of Test Management for Jira (TM4J), the #1 user-rated QA and test management app in Jira for enterprise teams, from London-based Adaptavist.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company’s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible. Their tools assist with API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications. "
seller: Adaptavist
The acquisition includes Test Management for Jira (TM4J), the #1 user-rated QA and test management app in Jira for enterprise teams, from London-based Adaptavist, the leading Atlassian partner globally for professional services, managed services, training, and Atlassian Marketplace Apps.
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