Like Continuent, Inc.

closed 10/29/2014 via Company Press Release

VMware, Inc., acquired Continuent, Inc.

synopsis: VMware has acquired the assets of Continuent, a leading provider of database clustering and replication, enabling enterprises to run business-critical applications on cost-effective open source software. The Continuent team joins VMware’s Hybrid Cloud Business Unit.
buyer parent: EMC Corporation
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the Cloud Era. Customers rely on VMware to help them transform the way they build, deliver and consume Information Technology resources. "
target: Continuent, Inc.
Continuent, Inc. provides of replication and clustering for MySQL and Oracle. It offers Tungsten product that allows businesses to manage data on economical open source DBMS without migrating data or upgrading applications.
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closed 10/8/2019 via BusinessWire

TPG Capital, acquired CollabNet VersionOne

synopsis: TPG Capital, the private equity platform of TPG, has acquired CollabNet VersionOne, a platform provider for Agile planning, DevOps, and Value Stream Management. Together with TPG, CollabNet can meet the needs of large enterprises that require end-to-end software infrastructure to connect Agile and DevOps teams and activities to business value.
buyer: TPG Capital
TPG is a leading global alternative asset firm with more than $103 billion of assets under management. TPG’s investment platforms are across a wide range of asset classes, including private equity, growth venture, real estate, credit, and public equity. "
target parent: Vector Capital
target: CollabNet VersionOne
CollabNet VersionOne is a leading platform provider for Value Stream Management, Agile planning, DevOps and source code management.
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closed 12/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

UsabilityTools merged with Positionly,

synopsis: Positionly, a startup offering SEO software, has merged with Usability Tools. UsabilityTools provides tools for remote user experience testing.
buyer: Positionly
Positionly develops software solutions to track website's position and measure search engine optimization performance. Positionly sp z o.o. was founded in 2012 and is based in Warsaw, Poland. "
target: UsabilityTools
UsabilityTools is the industry-leading solution for applying in-page visual analytics across websites and web apps. Use it to remove conversion barriers and discover opportunities for growth.
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closed 7/24/2016 via BNC Analysis

Gridstore, acquired DCHQ, Inc.

synopsis: Gridstore, a company that focuses on building software and data center appliances for Windows Hyper V-based clouds, announced that it has acquired DCHQ, a service that helps enterprises move their applications to any cloud or container infrastructure (with a specific focus on Java-based applications).
buyer: Gridstore
Gridstore is the leader in HyperConverged All-Flash Infrastructure for the Microsoft Cloud-Inspired Data Center. Their customers gain a 10X performance improvement over traditional storage as they put all-flash as close to the workload as possible. "
target: DCHQ, Inc.
DCHQ is the leading enterprise Docker management solution focusing on enterprise application modeling, deployment, service discovery and lifecycle management.
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closed 1/31/2014 via BusinessWire

Vector Capital, acquired CollabNet, Inc.

synopsis: Vector Capital, a technology focused private equity firm, announced that it has acquired CollabNet, Inc. from existing venture investors and other shareholders. CollabNet, founded in 1999, is a leading provider of cloud-based application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions for agile software delivery at scale.
buyer: Vector Capital
Vector Capital is a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses. Vector identifies and pursues these complex investments in both the private and public markets. "
target: CollabNet, Inc.
CollabNet is a pioneer in cloud-based Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solutions for collaborative agile software delivery at scale. CollabNet provides industry-leading products plus agile consulting and training services to help organizations of all sizes develop and deploy software faster.
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announced 4/17/2013 via Wall Street Journal

Intel Corporation, will acquire Mashery, Inc.

synopsis: Intel Corp. confirmed that it has reached an agreement to buy the San Francisco-based startup Mashery Inc. Mashery, founded in 2006, provides technology and services related to application programming interfaces, or APIs, a term that includes specifications and pieces of code used in developing software.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$70,386.00)
Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. The company operates through PC Client Group, Data Center Group, Other Intel Architecture, Software and Services, and All Other segments. "
target: Mashery, Inc.
Mashery is the leading provider of API management services enabling companies to easily leverage web services as a distribution channel. With its on-demand SaaS solution, Mashery takes away the cumbersome process and plumbing around managing web services/APIs.
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closed 8/16/2010 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Chai Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Facebook has acquired Chai Labs, a startup that helps other companies build search-friendly websites focused on specific topics.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$70,697.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Chai Labs, Inc.
Chai Lab's mission is to build Internet services that are as ubiquitous, as refreshing, and savored by as many people around the world, as a cup of tea. Chai Labs' technology platform enables publishers to easily customize and launch scalable, search-friendly sites in several verticals.
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closed 4/6/2006 via BusinessWire

Think Partnership, Inc., acquired Litmus Media

synopsis: Think Partnership Inc. announced that it has successfully closed the acquisition of Litmus Media, Inc., which has developed and implemented revolutionary real-time "in the clickstream" click fraud detection and protection technology.
buyer: Think Partnership, Inc. (AMEX:INUV:$83.58)
Inuvo is a leading provider of performance-based online marketing services that deliver customers to advertisers and revenue to publishers. Clients achieve their goals across marketing channels that include search, affiliate, lead generation and email. "
target: Litmus Media
Litmus Media offers integrated solutions for performance-based advertising, search marketing, and e-retailing industries.
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closed 9/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Acquia, Inc., acquired Cohesion Web Technologies

synopsis: Digital experience company Acquia has acquired the UK-based Cohesion, creator of DX8, the first enterprise-grade, low-code Drupal website builder. With this acquisition, content marketers and site builders with minimal coding skills can create Drupal websites up to 4X faster, according to user testing.
buyer: Acquia, Inc.
Acquia is the open source digital experience company. Acquia provides the world’s most ambitious brands with technology that allows them to embrace innovation and create customer moments that matter. Acquia gives its customers the freedom to build tomorrow on their terms. "
target: Cohesion Web Technologies
UK-based Cohesion is the creator of DX8, the first enterprise-grade, low-code Drupal website builder. Cohesion DX8 offers the in-browser creation of themes, layouts, and pages to empower designers and marketers to quickly build beautiful new sites.
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closed 8/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Kodular, acquired AppyBuilder

synopsis: Kodular, a free online suite for mobile apps development, has acquired AppyBuilder, a free Drag & Drop mobile app builder platform that allows anyone to quickly design and build Android mobile apps, even with no coding skills.
buyer: Kodular
Kodular is a free online suite for mobile apps development. It mainly provides an online drag-and-drop Android app creator, on which everyone can create any kind of app without programming a single line of code. "
target: AppyBuilder
AppyBuilder is a free Drag & Drop mobile app builder platform that allows anyone to quickly design and build Android mobile apps, even with no coding skills. They have over 85,00 registered members who have made over 300,000 projects/apps.
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announced 8/28/2019 via BusinessWire

Temenos Group AG, will acquire Kony

synopsis: Temenos, the banking software company, announced that it has agreed to acquire Kony Inc, the fastest growing, cloud-based digital application solutions company, and a recognized industry leader among low code, digital, and mobile application development platform providers, and an emerging leader in the digital banking market.
buyer: Temenos Group AG (SWX:TEMN:$901.75)
Temenos AG, headquartered in Geneva, is the world leader in banking software, partnering with banks and other financial institutions to transform their businesses and stay ahead of the changing marketplace. "
target: Kony
Kony is the fastest growing, cloud-based digital application solutions company, and a recognized industry leader among low code, digital, and mobile application development platform providers, and is an emerging leader in the digital banking market.
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closed 5/29/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Pantheon, acquired StagingPilot

synopsis: Pantheon, the leading website operations platform for marketers and developers have acquired StagingPilot. StagingPilot monitors websites for updates to WordPress or any plugins. StagingPilot creates a copy of the site, applies the updates, and uses a visual regression testing process to determine if the updates are safe to deploy.
buyer: Pantheon
Pantheon is a website operations platform (WebOps) for Drupal and WordPress, running more than 285,000 sites in the cloud and serving over 10 billion page views a month. Pantheon’s multi-tenant, container-based platform enables organizations to manage all of their websites from a single dashboard. "
target: StagingPilot
StagingPilot is a WordPress maintenance solution application. StagingPilot monitors websites for updates to WordPress core or any plugins. It creates a pre-production copy of the site, applies the updates, and uses a visual regression testing process to determine if the updates are safe to deploy.
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Skuid

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners has picked up a majority stake in no-code cloud app development platform Skuid through a recapitalisation deal. With Skuid, hundreds of companies quickly design and deploy enterprise apps that more than 5 million users love to use—all with no code required.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Skuid
Skuid is the world’s first and leading no-code cloud platform for rapid digital innovation. With Skuid, hundreds of companies quickly design and deploy enterprise apps that more than 5 million users love to use—all with no code required.
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closed 7/1/2017 via Company Press Release

GOD IT Sourcing, acquired datenbanken24

synopsis: GOD IT Sourcing, a leading IT service provider that develops high-quality IT solutions for enterprise customers, has acquired datenbanken24, a leading cloud-based application builder. datenbanken24 requires no programming skills and allows businesses to create professional applications that are instantly ready for use and tailored to their needs.
buyer: GOD IT Sourcing
GOD IT Sourcing is an IT service provider that develops high-quality IT solutions for enterprise customers. The company specializes in method & technology consulting, software design & development, managed IT services, process-oriented application software (SAP) and cloud services. "
target: datenbanken24
datenbanken24 is a leading cloud-based application builder in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. datenbanken24 requires no programming skills and allows businesses to create professional applications that are instantly ready for use and tailored to their needs.
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closed 6/8/2017 via Company Press Release

AppInstitute, acquired Appsme

synopsis: AppInstitute has made strides into further establishing themselves as the preeminent DIY App Builder solution with the acquisition of Appsme, a recognised industry leader in high scale mobile application platforms. Appsme is an easy-to-use website that enables anyone to build a mobile app for their business with a simple three-step process.
buyer: AppInstitute
Dubbed the ‘WordPress for mobile apps’, AppInstitute is at the forefront of the mobile app platform industry. Their cloud-based service aims to revolutionise the app market by providing a SaaS platform that lets SMEs and individuals with little to no prior technical knowledge create their own app. "
target: Appsme
Appsme is an easy-to-use website that enables anyone to build a mobile app for their business with a simple three-step process. The apps come packed with essential features for business and they encourage customers to recommend them to their friends.
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closed 11/23/2016 via Company Press Release

InSequent, Inc., acquired Undelay.io

synopsis: Insequent has announced the acquisition of Undelay.io, a web-based adaptive & responsive website and landing page builder. Insequent has the only fully responsive and adaptive website builder that also includes a sophisticated landing page builder to the user's campaign traffic.
buyer: InSequent, Inc.
Insequent is a world class digital marketing platform serving the needs of enterprise clients and their SMB customers. From mobile & responsive websites to SMS and PPC they offer a full suite of digital marketing solutions. "
target: Undelay.io
Undelay.io is a web-based adaptive & responsive website and landing page builder.
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closed 4/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Exoscale, acquired cloudControl

synopsis: Exoscale, the Lausanne, Switzerland based cloud hosting provider announces the acquisition of Berlin, Germany based cloudControl. Acquired assets include the brand and intellectual property rights. The cloudControl team is joining Exoscale.
buyer: Exoscale
Exoscaleis a self-service that provides cloud hosting with an emphasis on simplicity, scalability and safety for SaaS companies and web applications. A simple and intuitive web administration interface coupled with a no-surprise pricing plan make complex infrastructure concepts easily palatable. "
target: cloudControl
cloudControl is Europe’s Platform-as-a-Service pioneer, developing and running a leading multi-language PaaS since 2009. The cloudControl platform supercharges development of applications and business solutions by enabling rapid innovation cycles.
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announced 8/26/2015 via Company Press Release

TIBCO Software Inc., will acquire Mashery, Inc.

synopsis: TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, analytics, and event processing, announced it will acquire Mashery, the industry leader in Application Programming Interface (API) management. The company was founded to help customers take advantage of APIs to build new revenue channels, speed time to market, and spur innovation.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: TIBCO Software Inc. (TIBX:$1,076.23)
TIBCO Software empowers executives, developers, and business users with Fast Data solutions that make the right data available in real time for faster answers, better decisions, and smarter action. "
target parent: Intel Corporation
target: Mashery, Inc.
Mashery offers products and services that enable businesses to leverage technology. Mashery was born out of key business needs in the market to enable faster app development and partner growth, provide better more secure API performance, and deliver data-powered insights.
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announced 7/29/2015 via Market Wire

HP, will acquire Stackato

synopsis: HP announced a definitive agreement to acquire ActiveState Software Inc.'s Stackato business, an enterprise-ready Platform as a Service (PaaS) solution with Cloud Foundry at its core. Stackato's open technology built on Cloud Foundry PaaS gives HP a more complete cloud offering.
buyer: HP (HPQ:$58,715.00)
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. With the broadest technology portfolio spanning printing, personal systems, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP delivers solutions for customers' most complex challenges. "
target parent: Pender Financial Group Corporation
target: Stackato
Stackato allows agile enterprises to develop and deploy software solutions. Stackato is a secure, stable and commercially supported enterprise Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) that is built with and on top of various open source packages including Cloud Foundry and Docker.
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closed 3/4/2015 via BusinessWire

Docker, acquired SocketPlane

synopsis: Docker, Inc. announced the acquisition of software-defined networking (SDN) startup SocketPlane. SocketPlane, which was founded with a vision of delivering Docker-native networking, has been an active participant in shaping the initial efforts around Docker’s open API for networking.
buyer: Docker
Docker, Inc. is the commercial entity behind the open source Docker project, and is the chief sponsor of the Docker ecosystem. Docker is an open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, ship, and run distributed applications. "
target: SocketPlane
SocketPlane is an open source software company that is changing the landscape of computer networking. They create software that allows applications to be deployed and connected quickly, at scale in a way that is simple to use.
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closed 10/29/2014 via Company Press Release

VMware, Inc., acquired Continuent, Inc.

synopsis: VMware has acquired the assets of Continuent, a leading provider of database clustering and replication, enabling enterprises to run business-critical applications on cost-effective open source software. The Continuent team joins VMware’s Hybrid Cloud Business Unit.
buyer parent: EMC Corporation
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the Cloud Era. Customers rely on VMware to help them transform the way they build, deliver and consume Information Technology resources. "
target: Continuent, Inc.
Continuent, Inc. provides of replication and clustering for MySQL and Oracle. It offers Tungsten product that allows businesses to manage data on economical open source DBMS without migrating data or upgrading applications.
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announced 1/21/2020 via GlobeNewswire

VMware, Inc., will acquire Nyansa

synopsis: VMware, Inc. has announced its intent to acquire Nyansa, Inc., a fast-growing innovator of AI-based network analytics. The company is credited with developing the first cloudsourced, vendor-agnostic network analytics system, called Voyance, purpose-built for increasingly mobile enterprise network environments.
buyer parent: Dell Technologies
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: Nyansa
Nyansa, Inc. is a fast-growing innovator of AI-based network analytics. The company is credited with developing the first cloudsourced, vendor-agnostic network analytics system, called Voyance, purpose-built for increasingly mobile enterprise network environments.
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closed 10/8/2019 via BNC Analysis

VMware, Inc., acquired Carbon Black, Inc.

synopsis: VMware, Inc., a leading innovator in enterprise software, has acquired Carbon Black, a leader in cloud-native endpoint protection. Carbon Black’s innovative cloud-native security platform leverages big data and behavioral analytics to provide comprehensive endpoint protection against even the most advanced cyberattacks.
buyer parent: Dell Technologies
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: Carbon Black, Inc. (CBLK:$229.71)
Carbon Black is a leader in cloud-native endpoint protection dedicated to keeping the world safe from cyberattacks. The CB Predictive Security Cloud consolidates endpoint protection and IT operations into an endpoint protection platform that prevents advanced threats and provides actionable insight.
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VMware, Inc., will acquire Veriflow

synopsis: VMware will acquire Veriflow to strengthen their capabilities in the pervasive network monitoring, troubleshooting, and verification space. Veriflow is an innovator in network verification, assurance, and troubleshooting. Veriflow’s technology provides problem detection for critical network issues—physical and virtual.
buyer parent: Dell Technologies
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: Veriflow
Veriflow brings formal verification to network infrastructure for the first time, continuously ensuring networks operate as intended. Veriflow predicts outages before they impact the business and vulnerabilities before they are exploited, allowing IT teams to operate secure and resilient networks.
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closed 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

VMware, Inc., acquired Intrinsic Inc

synopsis: Enterprise software company VMware has acquired Intrinsic, a start-up that is dedicated to building the best technologies for securing applications and allow organizations to continue using all software without having to trust it.
buyer parent: Dell Technologies
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: Intrinsic Inc
Intrinsic is dedicated to building the best technologies for securing applications. Intrinsic’s goal is to allow organizations to continue using all software without having to trust it. They brought complex security systems used by the military to the general public.
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announced 7/25/2019 via Company Press Release

VMware, Inc., will acquire Uhana

synopsis: VMware, a company that powers the world's digital infrastructure, will be acquiring Uhana, a company that leverages AI in operator private clouds or public cloud infrastructure. Uhana’s AI engine leverages deep reinforced learning, so the system learns how networks and applications can be controlled, then provides AI-optimized control guidance.
buyer parent: Dell, Inc.
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: Uhana
Uhana leverages AI in operator private clouds or public cloud infrastructure. Uhana’s AI engine leverages deep reinforced learning, so the system learns how networks and applications can be controlled, then provides AI-optimized control guidance via an API.
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announced 7/24/2019 via Company Press Release

VMware, Inc., will acquire BitFusion.io

synopsis: VMware Software, company that powers the world's digital infrastructure, has acquired Bitfusion, a pioneer in virtualization of accelerated compute with a strong focus on GPU technology. Bitfusion provides better sharing of GPU resources among isolated GPU compute workloads.
buyer parent: Dell, Inc.
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: BitFusion.io
Bitfusion is a pioneer in virtualization of accelerated compute with a strong focus on GPU technology. It provides better sharing of GPU resources among isolated GPU compute workloads—even allowing sharing to happen across the network.
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announced 6/13/2019 via GlobeNewswire

VMware, Inc., will acquire Avi Networks

synopsis: VMware, Inc. announced its intent to acquire Avi Networks, a leader in multi-cloud application delivery services. Avi Networks enables public-cloud-like simplicity for application services such as load balancing and security in any data center or cloud.
buyer parent: Dell, Inc.
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: Avi Networks
Avi Networks enables public-cloud-like simplicity for application services such as load balancing and security in any data center or cloud. Their platform provides agile, software-based ADC capabilities and actionable insights with auto scaling and automation driven by its 100% REST APIs.
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announced 5/16/2019 via Company Press Release

VMware, Inc., will acquire Bitnami

synopsis: VMware, a software virtualization company, is to acquire Bitnami, a leader in application packaging solutions providing the largest catalog of click-to-deploy applications and development stacks for major cloud and Kubernetes environments.
buyer parent: Dell, Inc.
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: Bitnami
Bitnami is the leading provider of packaged applications for any platform. The Bitnami application automation platform delivers and maintains a catalog of 130+ ready-to-run server applications and development environments in partnership with the world’s leading cloud providers.
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announced 2/6/2019 via Company Press Release

VMware, Inc., will acquire AetherPal

synopsis: VMware announced its intent to acquire AetherPal, a provider of remote support solutions that enable IT to remotely view, control, troubleshoot, and fix devices and applications in the field to improve productivity and efficiency, while reducing downtime. VMware is committed to supporting customers with a unified digital workspace platform.
buyer parent: Dell, Inc.
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: AetherPal
AetherPal helps enterprises drive app adoption and usage through on- device training and keep their apps running through remote support, so that enterprises can efficiently and reliably scale their businesses on mobile.
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announced 11/6/2018 via GlobeNewswire

VMware, Inc., will acquire Heptio

synopsis: VMware, Inc., a subsidiary of Dell that provides cloud computing and platform virtualization software and services, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Heptio, a leader in the open Kubernetes ecosystem. Heptio’s products and expertise help organizations deploy and operationalize Kubernetes.
buyer parent: Dell, Inc.
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: Heptio
Heptio unleashes the technology-driven enterprise with products and services that help customers realize the full potential of Kubernetes and transform IT into a business accelerator.
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announced 8/27/2018 via GlobeNewswire

VMware, Inc., will acquire CloudHealth

synopsis: VMware, Inc. has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CloudHealth Technologies. CloudHealth Technologies provides the world’s most trusted software platform for accelerating business transformation in the cloud. More than 3,500 organizations globally rely on CloudHealth.
buyer parent: Dell, Inc.
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: CloudHealth
CloudHealth Technologies provides the world’s most trusted software platform for accelerating business transformation in the cloud. More than 3,500 organizations globally rely on CloudHealth.
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closed 3/28/2018 via Company Press Release

VMware, Inc., acquired E8 Security

synopsis: VMware, a leading innovator in enterprise software, has acquired the technology and team of E8 Security. E8 Security uses machine learning to surface anomalies and suspicious behaviors, discover malicious activity, and correlate data from different sources, reducing alert fatigue and accelerating the detection of advanced cyber threats.
buyer parent: Dell, Inc.
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware is an innovator in enterprise software. VMware helps customers improve the health and security posture of their digital workspace through the VMware Workspace ONE platform. VMware solutions help organizations improve business agility by modernizing data centers and integrating public clouds. "
target: E8 Security
E8 Security, a leading cyber security company, uses machine learning to surface anomalies and suspicious behaviors, discover malicious activity, and correlate data from different sources, reducing alert fatigue and accelerating the detection of advanced cyber threats.
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closed 2/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

VMware, Inc., acquired CloudCoreo, Inc.

synopsis: VMware has acquired CloudCoreo to assist customers in understanding risks associated with public cloud services. CloudCoreo's configuration-management solution monitors cloud infrastructure stacks for errors, misconfigurations, and public cloud cybersecurity risks so they can be fixed before breaches or compliance policy violations can occur.
buyer parent: Dell, Inc.
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware, a leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, helps customers accelerate their digital transformation. With VMware solutions, organizations are improving business agility by modernizing data centers and integrating public clouds, and by driving innovation with modern apps. "
target: CloudCoreo, Inc.
CloudCoreo offers a solution for proactively identifying public cloud risks at the time of deployment to prevent breaches of compliance violations before they occur. The solution also continuously scans and monitors cloud infrastructure to keep applications and data safe.
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closed 11/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

VMware, Inc., acquired VeloCloud

synopsis: VMware announced it has acquired VeloCloud. VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN (Software-Defined Wide Area Networking) enables enterprises to support application growth, network agility and simplified branch implementations while delivering optimized access to cloud services, private datacenters and enterprise applications.
buyer parent: Dell, Inc.
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware, a leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, helps customers accelerate their digital transformation. VMware enables enterprises to master a software-defined approach to business and IT with VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture™ and solutions for the data center, mobility, & security. "
target: VeloCloud
VeloCloud™ is the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company. VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN enables enterprises to support application growth, network agility and simplified branch implementations while delivering optimized access to cloud services, private datacenters and enterprise applications.
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closed 5/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

VMware, Inc., acquired Apteligent, Inc.

synopsis: VMware announced that it has acquired Apteligent, a startup that will allow it to provide more tools to customers building and optimizing mobile apps. Apteligent allows developers to understand not just crash reporting or network insights, but also to analyze user behavior and improve the user experience of their apps.
buyer parent: Dell, Inc.
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware, a leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, helps customers accelerate their digital transformation. VMware enables enterprises to master a software-defined approach to business and IT with VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture™ and solutions for the data center, mobility, & security. "
target: Apteligent, Inc.
Apteligent was founded to provide mobile app performance and analytics to customers. Over time, Apteligent moved more into the enterprise as a way for developers to understand not just crash reporting or network insights, but also to analyze user behavior & improve the user experience of their apps.
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announced 4/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

VMware, Inc., will acquire Wavefront

synopsis: VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, is to acquire Wavefront, makers of a metrics monitoring service for cloud applications. As a cloud-hosted service, Wavefront ingests, stores, visualizes, and alerts on streaming metric data from clouds and applications.
buyer parent: Dell, Inc.
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware, a leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, helps customers accelerate their digital transformation. VMware enables enterprises to master a software-defined approach to business and IT with VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture™ and solutions for the data center, mobility, & security. "
target: Wavefront
Wavefront, Inc. operates a cloud-based analytics platform for managing data centers. As a cloud-hosted service, Wavefront ingests, stores, visualizes, and alerts on streaming metric data from clouds and applications.
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closed 5/8/2017 via Market Wire

OVH US, purchased vCloud Air Business from VMware, Inc.

synopsis: OVH, a global hyper-scale cloud provider, has completed its previously announced acquisition of vCloud Air, VMware's former cloud offering based on the software-driven data center. VMware vCloud® Air™ is designed specifically to meet enterprise needs and deliver a secure, hybrid cloud experience.
buyer parent: OVH Group
buyer: OVH US
OVH US is a global, hyper-scale cloud provider that offers businesses industry-leading performance and value. Vertically integrated to own its network, server technology and green data centers, OVH US operates more cost effectively and passes these benefits back to customers. "
seller parent: Dell, Inc.
seller: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
vCloud Air is VMware’s cloud offering based on the software-driven data center and designed specifically to meet enterprise needs delivering a secure, hybrid cloud experience. Since its inception, vCloud Air has serviced industry leading customers as they embrace a hybrid cloud environment.
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closed 12/21/2016 via

VMware, Inc., acquired PLUMgrid

synopsis: VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, has acquired the assets and employees of PLUMgrid, a cloud solution provider for corporate customers. PLUMgrid provides multi-tenancy, security, scale and performance for their cloud’s virtual network infrastructure.
buyer parent: Dell, Inc.
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Built on VMware’s industry-leading virtualization technology, their solutions deliver a new model of information technology that is fluid, instant and more secure. "
target: PLUMgrid
For organizations building private and public cloud, PLUMgrid provides multi-tenancy, security, scale and performance for their cloud’s virtual network infrastructure. Through automation, ease-of-use and agility, PLUMgrid makes the complex and large-scale production clouds possible.
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closed 10/5/2016 via PR Newswire

QTS Realty Trust, Inc., purchased vCloud FedRAMP from VMware, Inc.

synopsis: QTS Realty Trust, an international provider of data center, managed hosting and cloud services, announced the acquisition from VMware of sole rights to VMware vCloud Government Service, a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program cloud solution that was developed to deliver cloud services to the Federal sector.
buyer: QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (QTS:$454.24)
QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) is a leading provider of secure, compliant data center, hybrid cloud and managed services. QTS has fully integrated technology services platform providing flexible, scalable solutions for the federal government, financial services, and healthcare industries. "
seller parent: Dell, Inc.
seller: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware vCloud® Government Service is an infrastructure-as-a-service hybrid cloud operating with FedRAMP authority to operate giving users a common platform to extend their data center to the cloud.
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closed 9/14/2016 via PR Web

Skyview Capital LLC, acquired VMware vRealize Business Enterprise

synopsis: Skyview Capital, a global private investment firm, announced that it has acquired the VMware vRealize® Business™ Enterprise (formerly known as Digital Fuel). vRealize Business Enterprise is an IT financial management (ITFM) tool that provides transparency and control over the costs of cloud environments and quality of IT services.
buyer: Skyview Capital LLC
Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Skyview Capital LLC is a privately-held investment firm that specializes in the acquisition and strategic management of mission-critical, industry-leading businesses in multiple industries. "
target parent: Dell, Inc.
target: VMware vRealize Business Enterprise
Digital Fuel provides easy to use and fast to deploy IT Financial Management SaaS solutions that plan, bill, and optimize IT cost and value. With IT Financial Management's automated approach, you immediately know what IT services cost, who is using them, and the value that is received.
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closed 10/29/2014 via Company Press Release

VMware, Inc., acquired Continuent, Inc.

synopsis: VMware has acquired the assets of Continuent, a leading provider of database clustering and replication, enabling enterprises to run business-critical applications on cost-effective open source software. The Continuent team joins VMware’s Hybrid Cloud Business Unit.
buyer parent: EMC Corporation
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the Cloud Era. Customers rely on VMware to help them transform the way they build, deliver and consume Information Technology resources. "
target: Continuent, Inc.
Continuent, Inc. provides of replication and clustering for MySQL and Oracle. It offers Tungsten product that allows businesses to manage data on economical open source DBMS without migrating data or upgrading applications.
price ($mm)
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announced 2/6/2020 via Company Press Release

Advent International, Crosspoint Capital Partners, will acquire ForeScout Technologies

synopsis: Forescout Technologies, Inc., the leader in device visibility and control, will be acquired by Advent International, one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors, and Crosspoint Capital, a private equity investment firm focused on the cybersecurity and privacy industries.
buyer: Advent International
buyer: Crosspoint Capital Partners
Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors. Crosspoint Capital Partners is a newly formed private equity investment firm focused on the cybersecurity and privacy industries. "
target: ForeScout Technologies (FSCT:$336.80)
Forescout Technologies is the leader in device visibility and control. Their unified security platform enables enterprises and government agencies to gain complete situational awareness of their extended enterprise environment and orchestrate actions to reduce cyber and operational risk.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,769 [$1,717]
rev ($mm)
$337
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Skyview Capital LLC, acquired Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Skyview Capital, LLC, a global private investment firm, has acquired Fidelis Cybersecurity, Inc. from a consortium of investors. Fidelis is a leading provider of threat detection, hunting, and response solutions trusted by large corporations and government entities as the last line of defense.
buyer: Skyview Capital LLC
Skyview Capital is a global private investment firm that specializes in the acquisition and management of mission critical enterprises in the areas of technology, telecommunications, business services, and manufacturing. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions, Inc.
Fidelis Cybersecurity is a provider of threat detection, hunting, and response solutions. Fidelis combats cybercrime, data theft, and espionage by providing full visibility across hybrid cloud / on-prem environments, automating threat and data theft detection, and optimizing incident response.
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closed 1/6/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Mimecast Services Limited, acquired Segasec

synopsis: Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company headquartered in the UK, has acquired Segasec, a Tel-Aviv based provider of digital threat protection. With the acquisition of Segasec, Mimecast can provide brand exploit protection using machine learning to identify potential hackers at the earliest stages of an attack.
buyer: Mimecast Services Limited (MIME:$382.39)
UK-based Mimecast makes business email and data safer for thousands of customers and their millions of employees worldwide. Founded in 2003, the company's next-generation cloud-based security, archiving, and continuity services protect email and deliver comprehensive email risk management. "
target: Segasec
Segasec is a Tel-Aviv based cybersecurity startup providing end-to-end digital threat protection against customer hijacking attacks. Segasec's technology provides intelligence about attacks at the earliest possible stages, running quadrillions of scans that identify even unknown attack patterns.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Broadcom Limited, acquired Bay Dynamics, Inc.

synopsis: Broadcom Inc. has acquired Bay Dynamics Inc., the market leader in providing cybersecurity solutions to protect organizations around the world from evolving security threats and to reduce their business risk with its innovative next generation machine learning and predictive analytics technology.
buyer: Broadcom Limited (AVGO:$22,597.00)
Broadcom Inc., a Delaware corporation headquartered in San Jose, CA, is a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies a broad range of semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions. Broadcom's solutions include data center networking and storage, and more. "
target: Bay Dynamics, Inc.
Bay Dynamics is the market leader in providing cybersecurity solutions to protect organizations around the world from evolving security threats and to reduce their business risk with its innovative next generation machine learning and predictive analytics technology.
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closed 1/24/2020 via BusinessWire

F5 Networks Inc., acquired Shape Security

synopsis: F5 Networks, Inc. has acquired Shape Security, a company that defends the world’s largest enterprises from all types of fraud against their online applications, including more than half of all online banking in North America. Shape’s fraud prevention platform detects and blocks up to 1 billion fraudulent or unwanted transactions daily.
buyer: F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV:$2,242.45)
F5 provides solutions for an application world. They help organizations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, and software defined networking deployments to successfully deliver applications to anyone, anywhere, at any time. "
target: Shape Security
Shape Security defends the world’s largest enterprises from all types of fraud against their online applications, including more than half of all online banking in North America. Shape’s fraud prevention platform detects and blocks up to 1 billion fraudulent or unwanted transactions daily.
price ($mm)
$1,028
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/12/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Fortinet Inc., acquired CyberSponse

synopsis: Fortinet announced that it has completed the acquisition of CyberSponse, a leading Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) platform provider based in Arlington, Virginia. The CyOPs™ SOAR platform enables analysts to efficiently evaluate threats by automating data from hundreds of enterprise security tools.
buyer: Fortinet Inc. (FTNT:$2,048.80)
Fortinet is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Their unique security fabric combines purpose-built ASICs, an intuitive operating system, and applied threat intelligence to provide security, better visibility and control. "
target: CyberSponse
CyberSponse is a leading Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) platform provider based in Arlington, Virginia. The CyOPs™ SOAR platform enables analysts to efficiently evaluate threats by automating data from hundreds of enterprise security tools.
price ($mm)
$28
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/2/2019 via Company Press Release

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd, acquired Protego

synopsis: Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd., a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, announced the acquisition of Protego. Protego, an Israeli startup, provides a serverless security technology that prevents malicious attacks on serverless functions in run time, and prevents vulnerable code from being deployed into production.
buyer: Check Point Software Technologies Ltd (CHKP:$1,976.41)
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is a provider of cybersecurity solutions to governments and corporate enterprises globally. Check Point’s solutions protect customers from 5th generation cyber-attacks with an industry-leading catch rate of malware, ransomware, and advanced targeted threats. "
target: Protego
Protego’s code-centric cloud security platform, delivers security & visibility for serverless applications. Protego’s technology is the first to automate the entire serverless application lifecycle from security configurations and vulnerability management to runtime threat detection and prevention.
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announced 11/20/2019 via Company Press Release

TrustyGate will be merged with 6clicks,

synopsis: TrustyGate will merge with 6clicks, a cloud-based technology solution in Australia designed to automate and manage risk assessment, risk management and compliance. TrustyGate is an Australian cyber security software company. TrustyGate provides software solutions that help growing businesses to accelerate their cyber and information security.
buyer: 6clicks
6clicks is a cloud-based technology solution in Australia designed to automate and manage risk assessment, risk management and compliance. 6clicks allows businesses to create, send and receive assessments to ensure ongoing compliance within and outside their organisation. "
target: TrustyGate
TrustyGate is an Australian cyber security software company. TrustyGate provides software solutions that help growing businesses to accelerate their cyber and information security. TrustyGate enables businesses to manage their cyber risk and take action as issues occur.
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closed 11/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

ThreatLandscape, Inc. merged with NetEnrich, Inc.,

synopsis: ThreatLandscape, a provider of an AI-powered cybersecurity software product, has merged with NetEnrich, a provider of IT Ops services and an AI-driven collaborative problem resolution platform. Combined, the companies will bring to market services and a platform for IT ops and risk management that will help customers secure their modern workloads.
buyer: NetEnrich, Inc.
NetEnrich combines industrialized services and its automation platform to deliver IT infrastructure operations and cybersecurity management services from on-premise to the cloud. NetEnrich specializes in accelerating deployment, migration, and management of application workloads on cloud services. "
target: ThreatLandscape, Inc.
ThreatLandscape provides an AI-driven cybersecurity SaaS product that extracts threat signals from customers’ physical and cloud infrastructure, analyzes the data, and delivers prioritized, actionable insights to IT and cybersecurity teams.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/31/2019 via Company Press Release

A Consortium of 4 Buyers acquired GrammaTech

synopsis: Five Points Capital, in partnership with Pleasant Bay Capital, Crescendo Capital, Capital Southwest Corporation, new CEO Mike Dager and existing management, led the majority recapitalization of GrammaTech. GrammaTech, Inc. is a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions for government and commercial clients.
buyer: Crescendo Capital Partners
buyer: Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC:$7.57)
buyer: Pleasant Bay Capital Partners
buyer: Five Points Capital
Founded in 1997, Five Points Capital is a leading independent private equity manager, exclusively focused on the U.S. lower middle market. Pleasant Bay Capital, Crescendo Capital and Capital Southwest Corporation are private equity firms. "
target: GrammaTech
GrammaTech, Inc. is a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions for government and commercial clients. GrammaTech’s software enables users to quickly scan code for vulnerabilities that cause breaches, system failures or poor reliability.
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announced 10/16/2019 via PR Newswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, will acquire Sophos

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors, will be acquiring Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting over organizations from advanced cyberthreats.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm providing equity and strategic support to experienced management teams and growing companies. The firm currently manages a series of private equity funds representing more than $30 billion of equity commitments. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Founded in Oxford, England, Sophos is a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting over organizations from advanced cyberthreats. Sophos’ cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions secure endpoints and networks against evolving cybercriminal tactics and techniques.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,722 [$3,860]
rev ($mm)
$727
EBITDA ($mm)
$84
EV / rev
5.4x
EV / EBITDA
46.7x
closed 10/16/2019 via BusinessWire

SailPoint, acquired Orkus

synopsis: SailPoint Technologies Holdings, Inc., the leader in enterprise identity governance, has acquired Orkus, a cybersecurity software developer for cloud data and the creator of the Orkus Access Governance Platform. Orkus will be integrated into the SailPoint Predictive Identity Platform in the first half of 2020.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: SailPoint (SAIL:$269.96)
SailPoint is the leader in enterprise identity governance and brings the Power of Identity to customers worldwide. SailPoint’s open identity platform gives organizations the power to enter new markets, scale their workforces, embrace new technologies, innovate faster, and compete on a global basis. "
target: Orkus
Orkus solves critical, hard-to-manage risk vectors that enterprises face in hybrid cloud computing. The Orkus Access Governance platform enables companies to prevent data exposure, tighten privileged identity access, and protect critical infrastructure and applications from unauthorized access.
price ($mm)
$17
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/16/2019 via BusinessWire

SailPoint, acquired OverWatchID

synopsis: SailPoint Technologies Holdings, Inc., the leader in enterprise identity governance, has acquired OverWatchID, a provider of full privilege security for cloud applications, cloud computing, hybrid IT environments, and on-premise infrastructure. OverWatchID will be integrated into the SailPoint Predictive Identity Platform in the first half of 2020.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: SailPoint (SAIL:$269.96)
SailPoint is the leader in enterprise identity governance and brings the Power of Identity to customers worldwide. SailPoint’s open identity platform gives organizations the power to enter new markets, scale their workforces, embrace new technologies, innovate faster, and compete on a global basis. "
target: OverWatchID
OverWatchID delivers full privilege security for cloud applications, cloud computing, hybrid IT environments, and on-premise infrastructure. OverWatchID's Privilege Anywhere secures all IT resources wherever they are deployed, implements in days, strengthens IT security, and costs less to own.
price ($mm)
$21
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/3/2019 via PR Newswire

ReliaQuest, will acquire Threatcare

synopsis: ReliaQuest, the leader in enterprise cybersecurity, will acquire Threatcare, the leader in proactive cyber defense. Threatcare's BAS (Breach and Attack Simulation) solution helps progressive technology companies to measure the effectiveness of their cybersecurity programs.
buyer: ReliaQuest
ReliaQuest is a leader in enterprise cybersecurity. ReliaQuest's GreyMatter platform integrates disparate technologies to provide a unified, actionable view that fills the gaps in enterprise security programs. GreyMatter helps teams to increase the speed and effectiveness of their threat responses. "
target: Threatcare
Threatcare is the leader in proactive cyber defense. Threatcare's BAS (Breach and Attack Simulation) solution helps progressive technology companies to measure the effectiveness of their cybersecurity programs. Their insights and actionable recommendations enable companies to secure more, faster.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/19/2019 via Company Press Release

HP, acquired Bromium

synopsis: HP Inc. has announced the acquisition of Bromium, an end point security start-up. Bromium protects enterprises by using virtualization-based security to isolate browser-based attacks, malicious downloads, email attachments and other applications in unique, hardware-enforced micro-virtual machines.
buyer: HP (HPQ:$58,715.00)
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. With the broadest technology portfolio spanning printing, personal systems, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP delivers solutions for customers' most complex challenges. "
target: Bromium
Bromium is an end point security start-up. Bromium protects enterprises by using virtualization-based security to isolate browser-based attacks, malicious downloads, email attachments and other applications in unique, hardware-enforced micro-virtual machines.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/4/2019 via PR Newswire

The Stage Fund, acquired Cymmetria, Inc.

synopsis: Stage Fund, a turnaround and growth private equity firm, has acquired Cymmetria, a premier cybersecurity deception platform in Israel. Cymmetria's deception products, MazeRunner and ActiveSOC, give organizations the ability to hunt attackers, detect lateral movement inside the perimeter, automate incident response, and mitigate attacks.
buyer: The Stage Fund
Stage Fund is a private equity firm located in 2 key cities in the U.S.: Denver H.Q., and New York. Stage Fund specializes in acquiring businesses that are undergoing change in capital structure, strategy, operations or growth and can benefit from their operational and capital approach. "
target: Cymmetria, Inc.
Cymmetria is a premier cybersecurity deception platform in Israel. Cymmetria 's deception products, MazeRunner and ActiveSOC, give organizations the ability to hunt attackers, detect lateral movement inside the perimeter, automate incident response, and mitigate attacks.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/4/2019 via PR Newswire

SmartRIA, acquired Greytwist

synopsis: SmartRIA and Greytwist have announced the acquisition by SmartRIA of Greytwist Data Governance, a solution for vendor due diligence and management, personally identifiable information (PII) data governance and cybersecurity policy and procedures management and oversight.
buyer: SmartRIA
SmartRIA makes software that simplifies compliance for the wealth management industry. Their unique roles for compliance consultants and distributed management of large corporations makes their solution able to handle any type of compliance problem for any sized company. "
target: Greytwist
Greytwist creates software that helps companies implement, organize and automate key cybersecurity & governance activities. Greytwist combines subject matter expertise with software to provide the industry's first Data Governance platform, enabling clients to reduce exposure to cyber risks.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/31/2019 via GlobeNewswire

JAMF, acquired Digita Security LLC

synopsis: Jamf, a world leader in macOS, iOS and tvOS management, has acquired Digita Security, creators of enterprise-grade, purpose-built endpoint protection solutions designed to protect Mac users from malicious activities and threats, all while preserving the Apple experience users expect and love.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: JAMF
Jamf is committed to enabling IT to empower end-users and bring the legendary Apple experience to businesses, education, and government organizations via its product portfolio, and the 85,000 members of Jamf Nation. Jamf's 30,000 global customers rely on them to manage 15 million Apple devices. "
target: Digita Security LLC
Digita Security provides cybersecurity for Mac workforces. Digita Security's goal is to improve the security of macOS users by developing accessible, native, high quality macOS security products and services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Wallix, acquired Simarks

synopsis: Wallix Group, a French software company providing cyber security solutions and the European specialist in privileged account governance, announced the acquisition of Simarks, a Spanish publisher specializing in Privilege Elevation and Delegation Management which makes it possible to implement security that limit users' and administrators' actions.
buyer: Wallix (ENXTPA:ALLIX:$17.02)
Headquartered in France, Wallix Group is a software company providing cyber security solutions. Wallix accompanies more than 770 companies and organizations on a day-to-day basis. Its solutions are marketed through a network of more than 160 resellers and trained and accredited integrators. "
target: Simarks
Simarks is a Spanish publisher specializing in Privilege Elevation and Delegation Management (PEDM). PEDM solutions make it possible to implement security rules that limit users' and administrators' actions, thereby protecting all workstations and user environments from errors or malicious acts.
price ($mm)
$1.46
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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AllDigital, Inc.
AllDigital, Inc.
AllDigital offers secure digital broadcasting solutions across multiple devices including mobile, desktop and digital television. Global media and entertainment, enterprise, and organizations have leveraged from their connected device technology to get to market faster, more efficiently.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$4.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.68)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
28
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Ticker: TSE:9629
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PCA Corporation
PCA Corporation
PCA Corporation develops and sells computer software in Japan. It offers PCA Cloud, a cloud-based service that allows users to access data centers over the Internet and use software that has been installed on rented servers and PCA Dream21, an integrated ERP software package.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$95.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.88
EBIT ($mm)
$5.79
Net Income ($mm)
$6.05
Employees
471
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Ticker: ASX:NET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetLinkz
NetLinkz
NetLinkz is an Australian provider of secure and efficient cloud network solutions. NetLinkz offers Virtual Invisible Network, a network technology solution that allows organisations to connect sites, devices and staff over the internet through a unique network solution that is generally invisible.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.16)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.16)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: PFSW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PFSweb, Inc.
PFSweb, Inc.
PFSweb is a global provider of end-to-end eCommerce solutions including digital agency and marketing services, technology development services, business process outsourcing services and a complete omni-channel technology ecosystem.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$250.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.25
EBIT ($mm)
$1.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2100
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Ticker: SPBU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spare Backup, Inc.
Spare Backup, Inc.
Spare Backup, Inc. specializes in helping consumers, small office/home office users and small to mid-sized businesses protect their computer data quickly, automatically and cost-effectively. The company's flagship product is the first totally automated online backup service.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$1.72
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: AKAM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Akamai Technologies
Akamai Technologies
Akamai, the leader in Content Delivery Network services, makes the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. Their advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize experiences for any device, anywhere.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,794.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$782.96
EBIT ($mm)
$509.29
Net Income ($mm)
$422.64
Employees
7519
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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: 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: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,142.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$744.74
EBIT ($mm)
$686.57
Net Income ($mm)
$440.65
Employees
990
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,142.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$744.74
EBIT ($mm)
$686.57
Net Income ($mm)
$440.65
Employees
990
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,015.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$96.83
EBIT ($mm)
($46.80)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7014
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Ticker: CHKP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd is the largest pure-play security vendor globally. The company provides industry-leading solutions, and protects customers from cyberattacks with an unmatched catch rate of malware and other types of attacks.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,976.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$900.10
EBIT ($mm)
$882.72
Net Income ($mm)
$791.58
Employees
5070
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Ticker: 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: NasdaqGS:VRNT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verint Systems Inc.
Verint Systems Inc.
Verint is a leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions with a focus on customer engagement optimization, security intelligence, and fraud, risk and compliance. Organizations in more than 180 countries count on intelligence from Verint solutions to make more informed, effective and timely decisions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,255.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$186.88
EBIT ($mm)
$129.50
Net Income ($mm)
$69.78
Employees
6200
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,142.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$744.74
EBIT ($mm)
$686.57
Net Income ($mm)
$440.65
Employees
990
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,142.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$744.74
EBIT ($mm)
$686.57
Net Income ($mm)
$440.65
Employees
990
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Ticker: PFPT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Proofpoint, Inc.
Proofpoint, Inc.
Proofpoint Inc. is a leading next-generation security and compliance company that provides cloud-based solutions for comprehensive threat protection, incident response, secure communications, social media security, compliance, archiving and governance.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$843.24
EBITDA ($mm)
($24.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($102.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2613
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Ticker: FSCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ForeScout Technologies
ForeScout Technologies
ForeScout is transforming security through visibility. They help make the invisible visible by providing Global 2000 enterprises and government agencies with agentless visibility and control of traditional and IoT devices the instant they connect to the network.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$336.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($89.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($101.19)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1107
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Ticker: CYBR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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
2017
rev ($mm)
$261.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.18
EBIT ($mm)
$20.33
Net Income ($mm)
$16.02
Employees
823
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALLIX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wallix
Wallix
WALLIX is a software company offering privileged access management solutions for large and medium sized enterprises, public organizations and cloud service providers, helping their many customers to protect their critical IT assets including data, servers, terminals and connected devices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$17.02
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.68)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
127
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Ticker: OTCPK:CYBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cyberfort Software, Inc.
Cyberfort Software, Inc.
Cyberfort Software specializes in the acquisition and development of cyber security, content filtering and ad blocking technology. They are positioned to deal with various threats through innovative protection technologies for mobile, personal and business tech device.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: FEYE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FireEye
FireEye
FireEye, Inc. is a global network security company that provides automated threat forensics and dynamic malware protection against advanced cyber threats, such as advanced persistent threats and spear phishing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$871.60
EBITDA ($mm)
($120.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($200.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3200
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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
2018
rev ($mm)
$278.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$82.29
EBIT ($mm)
$53.39
Net Income ($mm)
$57.30
Employees
1117
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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: 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
2018
rev ($mm)
$170.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($28.89)
EBIT ($mm)
($36.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
950
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