Like 1 Mainstream Inc.

closed 10/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired 1 Mainstream Inc.

synopsis: Cisco Systems, a company that designs, manufactures, and sells networking equipment, announced it will acquire 1 Mainstream Inc., a startup that specializes in on-demand and live multi-screen services delivered through the cloud.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. "
target: 1 Mainstream Inc.
At 1 Mainstream, they have built the most automated digital TV platform for creating and distributing TV apps to 80% of the world's highest engagement internet TV devices, and they are working hard to deliver the remaining 20%.
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closed 1/2/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Velocix Group, purchased IP Video Business from Nokia Corporation

synopsis: Volaris Group, a Toronto-based software company, announced the successful completion of the purchase of the majority of Nokia's IP Video business. Nokia's video product portfolio, including its caching and streaming products, origin and storage technology, and stream personalization software.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Velocix Group
Velocix is the streaming technology company that makes video personal, on every connected screen. They enable each stream to be personalized, dynamically adapting it to ensure every viewing experience is not just unique but enriched. "
seller: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia's IP Video business includes video caching and streaming products, origin and storage technology, and stream personalization software.
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closed 7/7/2016 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Anvato

synopsis: Google announced that it has acquired Anvato, a platform for encoding, editing, publishing and distributing video across platforms. Anvato’s technology allows its customers to power live streams, edit videos in the cloud, insert ads and handle pay-per-view, TV Everywhere and subscription payments.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Anvato
Anvato Inc. owns and operates a video software platform that is used for video publishing and monetization. It provides its video software platform to media companies that pursue multi-screen live streaming, video publishing, live and video-on-demand distribution, and monetization strategies.
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closed 9/23/2020 via Company Press Release

Discovery Communications, Inc., acquired AdSparx

synopsis: Discovery, Inc., the global leader in real life entertainment, announced it has acquired the assets of AdSparx, the ad-tech start-up offering a cloud-based technology platform that provides server side in-stream dynamic ad insertion (DAI) across live and on-demand streaming.
buyer: Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISC.A:$10,780.00)
Discovery Communications satisfies curiosity and engages superfans with a portfolio of premium nonfiction, lifestyle, sports and kids programming brands. Discovery reaches more than 3 billion cumulative viewers across pay-TV and free-to-air platforms in more than 220 countries and territories. "
target: AdSparx
AdSparx is an ad-tech start-up offering a cloud-based technology platform that provides server side in-stream dynamic ad insertion (DAI) across live and on-demand streaming.
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announced 6/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Aquarius AI Inc., will acquire Podkast Entertainment Corp.

synopsis: Aquarius AI Inc. entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a 75% stake in Podkast Entertainment Corp. (Podkast). Podkast offers a platform that allows content creators to easily set up a paid subscription service, allowing fans to support their work by subscribing to their content.
buyer: Aquarius AI Inc. (TSXV:GOOD:$0.00)
Aquarius AI (formerly Good Life Networks inc) is a Canadian technology company based in Vancouver BC. They build cool tech that helps businesses find customers, because nothing happens in business until someone spends a dollar. "
target: Podkast Entertainment Corp.
Podkast offers a platform that allows content creators to easily set up a paid subscription service, allowing fans to support their work by subscribing to their content. Podkast lets content creators charge a monthly fee to gain access to their exclusive, premium content.
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closed 2/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Acast, acquired RadioPublic

synopsis: Acast, a podcast host and ad network, is looking to improve its tech and broaden its reach. The company announced that it’s acquiring RadioPublic with the goal of using RadioPublic’s tech to bring more creators to the Acast platform. RadioPublic provides a podcast app for phones and other tools for podcasters.
buyer: Acast
Acast is the world’s largest podcast company. Acast is a global podcast marketplace that provides premium hosting, distribution and monetization. Acast connects audio makers with the financial support they need to create amazing content while also delivering the audience they want. "
target: RadioPublic
RadioPublic’s free, easy to use podcast player for Android and iPhone makes listening to podcasts simple, enjoyable, & fun. RadioPublic also provides Podsite, which helps podcasters set up a complimentary website for their show as well as a feature called Affinity Promotions.
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announced 10/23/2020 via BusinessWire

iHeartMedia, Inc., will acquire Voxnest

synopsis: iHeartMedia, the No. 1 audio company in America and the No. 1 commercial podcast publisher globally, will acquire Voxnest, the leading consolidated marketplace for podcasts and the best-in-class provider of podcast analytics, enterprise publishing tools, programmatic integration, and targeted ad serving.
buyer: iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCPK:IHRT.Q:$3,038.76)
iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. The company’s services include more than 850 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide and is available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices. "
target: Voxnest
Voxnest provides professional solutions for podcasters and brands looking to engage with listeners. The company's comprehensive tools for podcast creation, distribution, management, measurement, monetization, and advertising include Spreaker, Spreaker Enterprise, and Dynamo.
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announced 3/16/2016 via PR Newswire

Verizon Digital Media Services, will acquire Volicon

synopsis: Verizon Digital Media Services announced it has entered an agreement to acquire Volicon. Volicon is the leading provider of enterprise media intelligence solutions serving the needs of broadcasters, networks, cable operators, and governments worldwide.
buyer parent: Verizon Communications
buyer: Verizon Digital Media Services
Verizon Digital Media Services brings together world-class technology to prepare, deliver and display content – so users can watch and enjoy on their terms. The purpose of their platform is delivering next-generation digital experiences for today’s demanding users. "
target: Volicon
Volicon is the leading provider of enterprise media intelligence solutions serving the needs of broadcasters, networks, cable operators, and governments worldwide. The Observer Media Intelligence Platform™ provides powerful tools for content creation and repurposing, compliance monitoring, and more.
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closed 11/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Thebe Investment Corporation, acquired Discover Digital International Limited

synopsis: Thebe Investment Corporation, one of South Africa’s leading investment companies, managing assets of over R6 billion, acquired Discover Digital, South Africa's dynamic, young tech business that provides access to a multitude of innovative end-to-end digital media and fintech technology products.
buyer: Thebe Investment Corporation
Thebe Investment Corporation is one of South Africa’s leading investment companies, managing assets of over R6 billion. Thebe is a unique entrepreneurial company that is driven by a commitment to serve the broader interests of communities at large. "
target: Discover Digital International Limited
Headquartered in South Africa, Discover Digital is a dynamic, young tech business that provides access to a multitude of innovative end-to-end digital media and fintech technology products to enable clients’ organizations achieve greater heights in today’s competitive and digitally-focused landscape
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closed 8/30/2017 via BNC Analysis

Discover Digital International Limited, acquired IKON Interactive

synopsis: On-demand solutions provider, Discover Digital International (DDI), completed its acquisition of Turkish firm IKON Interactive content management solution (CMS) and source code. IKON Interactive's highly experienced team has designed and delivered many successful Over-The-Top (OTT) platforms, managed large scale WEB, iTV and IPTV systems.
buyer: Discover Digital International Limited
Discover Digital International (DDI) provides broadcasters, telco operators and sports organisations with completed over the top (OTT) video on demand (VOD) and Linear TV managed solutions. "
target: IKON Interactive
Over the years, IKON Interactive's highly experienced team has designed and delivered many successful Over-The-Top (OTT) platforms, managed large scale WEB, iTV and IPTV systems on time and more importantly within budget.
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closed 11/18/2013 via PR Newswire

Seevibes, acquired TvTweet

synopsis: Seevibes, the Canadian leader in social TV audience measurement, expands beyond its borders with the acquisition of TvTweet, a leader of social television measurement in France. Founded in Bordeaux in 2011, TvTweet is already present in seven European countries.
buyer: Seevibes
Seevibes is a leading digital media company. With an index containing more than 3,000 television programs and nearly 500 brands, Seevibes provide agencies and broadcasters with the relevant data they need to better understand and transform their public engagement. "
target: TvTweet
TvTweet is a French social TV measurement firm. Founded in Bordeaux in 2011, TvTweet is already present in seven European countries, covering more than 100 prominent media and working with the biggest names in the industry including Orange, TF1 and NRJ12.
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closed 2/4/2015 via GlobeNewswire

SeaChange International, acquired Timeline Labs

synopsis: SeaChange International, Inc., a leading global multiscreen video software innovator, announced that it has completed its acquisition of social media analytics software developer Timeline Labs (TLL, LLC). Timeline Labs is a SaaS company that enables media companies and brands to analyze social media messages in real-time.
buyer: SeaChange International (SEAC:$68.39)
Ranked among the top 250 software companies in the world, SeaChange International, Inc. enables transformative multiscreen video services through an open, cloud-based, intelligent software platform trusted by cable, telco and mobile operators globally. "
target: Timeline Labs
Timeline Labs is a SaaS company that enables local broadcasters, cable news channels and other media companies and brands to analyze social media messages in real-time, find and broadcast newsworthy social trends and insights, and measure viewing audience engagement across television, mobile and PC.
price ($mm)
$15
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closed 2/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired BlueFin Labs

synopsis: Twitter has closed a deal to buy BlueFin Labs, a company that specializes in helping media companies understand how people use social media in conjunction with their TV watching. BlueFin offers analysis of how brands, agencies, and TV networks can tap into viewer commentary about shows and commercials to power insights, ad sales, and media buys.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,716.35)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. At the heart of Twitter are small bursts of information called Tweets. "
target: BlueFin Labs
Bluefin Labs is a social TV analytics company providing solutions to brand advertisers, advertising agencies and TV networks. Its technology and professional services enable clients to tap into data at scale that links people’s social media commentary to the shows and commercials they watch on TV.
price ($mm)
$80
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closed 3/31/2014 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Mesagraph

synopsis: Twitter, a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting, acquired France’s Mesagraph. Mesagraph is a new service that builds bundles of information from Social Media which are relevant and useful for its users.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,716.35)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. "
target: Mesagraph
Mesagraph is a new service that builds bundles of information from Social Media which are relevant and useful for its users. Users can rate, comment and complete each fragment of the bundle to make it even more compelling and interesting for others who share the same interests.
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closed 1/8/2014 via PR Newswire

Wayin, acquired Comenta TV

synopsis: Wayin, the platform for leveraging social media across all consumer channels, announced the acquisition of Comenta TV, the leading analytics and engagement platform for TV shows and live events in South America. Comenta TV actively provides on-air Twitter integrations for some of the hottest TV shows in Latin America and Brazil.
buyer: Wayin
Wayin is a technology company created to enhance consumer experiences, empower data-driven marketers, and ultimately make Wayin, based in Denver, is a social hub platform that connects brands with their audience, helping them to better leverage their social media presence. "
target: Comenta TV
Comenta TV, the leading analytics and engagement platform for TV shows and live events in South America. Comenta TV actively provides on-air Twitter integrations for some of the hottest TV shows in Latin America and Brazil.
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closed 4/2/2014 via Company Press Release

Twitter, Inc., acquired SecondSync

synopsis: Twitter, Inc. acquired SecondSync Ltd., the leading provider of Social TV analytics solutions to the UK TV and Advertising industries. The SecondSync platform analyses the millions of social media conversations that take place every day around TV broadcasts.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,716.35)
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects people to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what they find interesting. Simply find the accounts most compelling and follow the conversations. "
target: SecondSync
SecondSync is the leading provider of Social TV analytics solutions to the UK TV and Advertising industries. The SecondSync platform analyses the millions of social media conversations that take place every day around TV broadcasts.
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closed 9/16/2021 via PR Newswire

Zype, acquired MAZ Systems Inc.

synopsis: Zype has acquired MAZ Systems, a leading OTT (Over-The-Top) app publishing platform for connected TV and mobile devices. With MAZ, Zype adds no-code OTT TV and mobile app automation to help enterprise video publishers create streaming experiences for the billions of people who watch streaming video every day.
buyer: Zype
Zype is the infrastructure for digital video, providing an API-first SaaS that helps product teams solve mission critical streaming video challenges. Enterprises use Zype to drive revenue and engagement with streaming video on the web, mobile, Over-The-Top and connected TV, and social media. "
target: MAZ Systems Inc.
MAZ empowers content creators to be amazing, creating the best mobile and TV apps for hundreds of brands and businesses. The MAZ platform helps businesses easily build, customize, and launch apps everywhere without the need for coding or design skills.
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closed 8/7/2019 via PR Newswire

Ozzie Areu, acquired Endavo Media and Communications Inc.

synopsis: Ozzie Areu, a Cuban-American entrepreneur, has acquired Endavo Media and Communications Inc., an innovative OTT video distribution software company. Endavo offers a video distribution automation (VDA) platform that empowers creators, networks, and brands to more efficiently distribute and scale their video business.
buyer: Ozzie Areu
Ozzie Areu is a Cuban-American entrepreneur. Ozzie Areu is the Founder and CEO of Areu Bros. Studios. Previously, Areu served as the President of Tyler Perry Studios, where he produced almost $1B in production. "
target: Endavo Media and Communications Inc.
Endavo is an innovative OTT video distribution software company. Endavo offers a video distribution automation (VDA) platform that empowers creators, networks, and brands to more efficiently distribute and scale their video business.
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closed 2/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Zattoo Inc., purchased Magine TV from Magine

synopsis: Zattoo, a Swiss-based TV platform for IP-based transmission of television channels and video on demand content, has acquired Magine TV from Magine, a global streaming platform. Magive TV is a direct-to-consumer streaming service that delivers outstanding free and pay TV entertainment to users across Germany.
buyer: Zattoo Inc.
Zattoo is a Swiss-based TV platform for IP-based transmission of television channels and video on demand content to a variety of devices. Zattoo allows consumers to watch their favorite sports, movies, and TV programs whenever and wherever they want. "
seller: Magine
Magine TV service is a direct-to-consumer streaming service that delivers outstanding free and pay TV entertainment to users across Germany. Magine TV is a service of Magine, a global streaming platform.
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closed 10/26/2016 via BNC Analysis

Vemba Corporation, acquired Epoxy

synopsis: The video sharing platform Epoxy has been acquired by the online video distribution network Vemba, the two companies announced on October 17, 2016. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Vemba, a platform for media companies to distribute their video content, will incorporate Epoxy’s social publishing tools.
buyer: Vemba Corporation
Vemba is a next generation video distribution and content discovery platform for premium publishers. They are a uniquely publisher-focused platform that enables content publishers to directly control all components of video distribution, ingestion and monetization. "
target: Epoxy
Epoxy builds exceptional software for YouTubers and their fans. Their software allows creators to syndicate their content over Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. They provide analytical insights to help YouTubers and networks optimize their business and deepen the relationship with their audience.
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closed 10/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired 1 Mainstream Inc.

synopsis: Cisco Systems, a company that designs, manufactures, and sells networking equipment, announced it will acquire 1 Mainstream Inc., a startup that specializes in on-demand and live multi-screen services delivered through the cloud.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. "
target: 1 Mainstream Inc.
At 1 Mainstream, they have built the most automated digital TV platform for creating and distributing TV apps to 80% of the world's highest engagement internet TV devices, and they are working hard to deliver the remaining 20%.
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announced 8/13/2021 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Epsagon

synopsis: Cisco is to acquire Epsagon, a modern observability company. They simplify modern cloud application development as the pioneering microservices-native Observability platform, used by Engineering leaders, Devs, and Architects to promote team knowledge of architecture and confidently scale and iterate services faster.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Epsagon
Epsagon is a modern observability company. They simplify modern cloud application development as the pioneering microservices-native Observability platform, used by Engineering leaders, Devs, and Architects to promote team knowledge of architecture and confidently scale and iterate services faster.
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closed 6/30/2021 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Involvio

synopsis: Cisco has completed the acquisition of Involvio LLC, a New York-based software company and leading student experience platform. They offer a suite of education-focused products that help colleges and universities improve student experience, engagement, and retention.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Involvio
Involvio LLC is a New York-based software company and leading student experience platform. They offer a suite of education-focused products that help colleges and universities improve student experience, engagement, and retention.
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announced 5/14/2021 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Kenna Security, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco is to acquire Kenna Security, Inc., a privately held cybersecurity company headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. Kenna’s risk-based vulnerability management technology enables organizations to work cross-functionally to rapidly identify, prioritize and remediate cyber risks.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Kenna Security, Inc.
Kenna Security, Inc. is a privately held cybersecurity company headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. Kenna’s risk-based vulnerability management technology enables organizations to work cross-functionally to rapidly identify, prioritize and remediate cyber risks.
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announced 5/12/2021 via PR Newswire

Cisco WebEx LLC, will acquire Socio

synopsis: Cisco announced the intent to acquire privately-held, U.S.-based Socio Labs, a modern event technology platform that provides event organizers with everything they need to successfully host in-person, virtual or hybrid events of any size and format. Socio is an end-to-end event management platform for live streaming.
buyer parent: Cisco Systems, Inc.
buyer: Cisco WebEx LLC
Cisco Webex is a leading provider of cloud-based collaboration solutions which includes video meetings, calling, messaging, events, customer experience solutions like contact center and purpose-built collaboration devices. "
target: Socio
U.S.-based Socio Labs is a modern event technology platform that provides event organizers with everything they need to successfully host in-person, virtual or hybrid events of any size and format. Socio is an end-to-end event management platform for live streaming, attendee engagement.
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announced 12/23/2020 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Dashbase

synopsis: Cisco, an American multinational technology conglomerate, is to acquire Dashbase, an enterprise software startup known for its logs and events analytics technology. Dashbase is also a player in the real-time communications space, offering enterprises a way to stitch together log data from various communication environments.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Dashbase
Dashbase is an enterprise software startup known for its logs and events analytics technology. Dashbase is also a player in the real-time communications space, offering enterprises a way to stitch together log data from various communication environments.
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closed 12/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired sli.do

synopsis: Tech conglomerate Cisco has acquired Slovakia-based audience interaction company Slido, which provides a Q&A and polling platform for live and virtual meetings and events. Slido's technology is used to enhance communication and increases interaction at events and meetings, through crowdsourcing of top questions
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: sli.do
Slido provides a Q&A and polling platform for live and virtual meetings and events. It helps people to get the most out of meetings and events by bridging the gap between speakers and their audiences. Slido's technology is used to enhance communication and increases interaction at events.
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announced 12/7/2020 via PR Newswire

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire IMImobile Pvt Ltd.

synopsis: Cisco, the worldwide leader in technology that powers the Internet, announced an agreement to acquire IMImobile PLC, a company that provides cloud communications software and services that manage business-critical customer interactions at scale.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: IMImobile Pvt Ltd. (AIM:IMO:$219.10)
IMImobile provides cloud communications software and services that manage business-critical customer interactions at scale. IMImobile is creating a world where enterprises can stay constantly connected to their customers.
price ($mm)
$730
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$213
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$22
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announced 11/18/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Banzai Cloud

synopsis: Cisco Systems is to acquire Banzai Cloud, a company based in Budapest, Hungary that specializes in assisting enterprises with cloud native application development, implementation and scalability as well as management of containerized applications.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco Systems' hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Banzai Cloud
Headquartered in Budapest, Hungary, Banzai Cloud specializes in assisting enterprises with cloud native application development, implementation and scalability as well as management of containerized applications.
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announced 10/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Portshift

synopsis: Cisco Systems, the worldwide leader in IT, networking, and cybersecurity solutions, will acquire Portshift, a Kubernetes-native security platform in Isreal. Portshift empowers DevOps to protect their growing Kubernetes deployments and multi-clusters. Their solution secures images, containers, deployments and Kubernetes infrastructure from threats.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Portshift
Portshift is a Kubernetes-native security platform in Isreal. Portshift empowers DevOps to continuously protect their growing Kubernetes deployments and multi-clusters. Their lightweight solution secures images, containers, deployments and Kubernetes infrastructure from threats and vulnerabilities.
price ($mm)
$100
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announced 8/26/2020 via PR Newswire

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire BabbleLabs

synopsis: Cisco announced its intent to acquire privately held BabbleLabs, Inc. headquartered in Campbell, CA. BabbleLabs uses advanced AI (Artificial Intelligence) techniques to distinguish human speech from unwanted noise, enhancing the quality of communications and conferencing applications.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: BabbleLabs
BabbleLabs uses advanced AI (Artificial Intelligence) techniques to distinguish human speech from unwanted noise, enhancing the quality of communications and conferencing applications.
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announced 5/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire ThousandEyes Inc.

synopsis: Cisco is to acquire ThousandEyes, a company that provides IT performance management for the cloud era. The company’s solution provides detailed visibility beyond the corporate network perimeter, identifies the root cause of performance problems with cloud applications and enables distributed collaboration to resolve problems quickly.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: ThousandEyes Inc.
ThousandEyes provides IT performance management for the cloud era. The company’s solution provides detailed visibility beyond the corporate network perimeter, identifies the root cause of performance problems with cloud applications and enables distributed collaboration to resolve problems quickly.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Saggezza, purchased Communisis Digital from Communisis plc

synopsis: Sunderland-based technology business Saggezza has acquired global web development agency Communisis Digital, from Communisis plc. Founded in 1995, Communisis Digital provides outsourced development support to web and digital agencies, helping build microsites and apps using a range of technologies.
buyer parent: Cisco Systems, Inc.
buyer: Saggezza
Saggezza is a Chicago-based global management consulting and technology services firm with rich expertise and insights into systems shaping the next generation of business. "
seller parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
seller: Communisis plc (GB:CMS:$501.10)
Founded in 1995, Communisis Digital provides outsourced development support to web and digital agencies, helping build microsites and apps using a range of technologies.
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announced 8/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire CloudCherry

synopsis: Cisco, the worldwide technology leader, will acquire CloudCherry, a Customer Experience Management (CEM) company that provides customer journey mapping, out-of-the-box integrations, and predictive analytics. CloudCherry’s disruptive CEM platform empowers organizations with data-driven insights that allow them to meet their customer's needs.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: CloudCherry
CloudCherry is a Customer Experience Management (CEM) company that provides customer journey mapping, out-of-the-box integrations, and predictive analytics. CloudCherry’s disruptive CEM platform empowers organizations with data-driven insights that allow them to meet their customer's needs.
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closed 8/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired 42hertz

synopsis: US-based networking giant Cisco has acquired 42hertz. Formed in 2011, 42hertz provides enterprise solutions including end-to-end CRM, ERP or other customized solutions leveraging data science and artificial intelligence. They are headquartered in Houston, Texas and Bengaluru, India.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: 42hertz
Formed in 2011, 42hertz provides enterprise solutions including end-to-end CRM, ERP or other customized solutions leveraging data science and artificial intelligence. They are headquartered in Houston, Texas and Bengaluru, India.
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closed 9/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Voicea

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed the acquisition of privately-held Voicea, the creator of a market-leading real-time solution that provides meeting transcription, voice search, and meeting highlights/action items, with robust data privacy.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Voicea
Voicea, headquartered in Mountain View, CA is the creator of a market-leading real-time solution that provides meeting transcription, voice search, and meeting highlights/action items, with robust data privacy.
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closed 7/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Tidal Software, Inc., acquired Rhimat Software Ltd

synopsis: Tidal Software, a company at the vanguard of workload and digital automation, has acquired Rhimat Software, UK's popular analysis, visualization, and change management tool. himat's Schedule Insight product forms the foundation of a new wave of analytics and reporting capabilities.
buyer parent: Cisco Systems, Inc.
buyer: Tidal Software, Inc.
Tidal Software LLC is at the vanguard of workload and digital automation. Their integrated portfolio of solutions and services optimizes the critical business outcomes associated with automation in the enterprise. "
target: Rhimat Software Ltd
Headquatrtered in the UK, Rhimat Software is a popular analysis, visualization, and change management tool. Rhimat's Schedule Insight product forms the foundation of a new wave of analytics and reporting capabilities.
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announced 6/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Sentryo SAS

synopsis: Cisco announces its intent to acquire Sentryo, a company based in Lyon, France that provides device visibility and security solutions for industrial control system (ICS) networks. Sentryo’s industrial IoT/OT technology solution helps companies like those in the energy, manufacturing, oil and gas and transportation sectors.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Sentryo SAS
Sentryo is an Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) cybersecurity company that provides asset visibility and security solutions for industrial control systems (ICS) networks. Their industrial IoT/OT technology solution helps companies in the energy, manufacturing, oil & gas and transportation sectors.
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closed 3/18/2019 via BusinessWire

Saggezza, acquired Omni Resources

synopsis: Leading global technology solutions provider Saggezza announced the acquisition of Milwaukee-based IT consulting, talent and software development firm Omni Resources. Omni brings together the people, data and processes needed to design solutions to help companies meet their business objectives.
buyer parent: Cisco Systems, Inc.
buyer: Saggezza
Saggezza is a Chicago-based global management consulting and technology services firm with rich expertise and insights into systems shaping the next generation of business. "
target: Omni Resources
Omni is a Midwestern technology consulting, talent and software development company that brings together the people, data and processes needed to design solutions to help companies meet their business objectives.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Singularity Networks

synopsis: Cisco has unveiled plans to acquire network infrastructure analytics company Singularity Networks. Singularity Networks captures and analyses network data to help service providers, web companies and enterprises improve network performance, manage costs, gain visibility and reduce downtime through its real-time visibility and analytics tools.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Singularity Networks
Singularity Networks provides real-time visibility and analytics for businesses to quickly identify breaches in IT security. Using a compact and easy-to-deploy solution, Singularity Network helps companies build safer systems, mitigate risk and reduce exposure.
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announced 11/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Ensoft

synopsis: Cisco, a company that develops, manufactures and sells networking hardware and telecommunications equipment, is to acquire Ensoft, a company that delivers software solutions for high-end computer networking and telecommunications systems. Ensoft is based in Harpenden, England.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Ensoft
Ensoft delivers software solutions for high-end computer networking and telecommunications systems. It works intimately with major US product vendors on industry-leading platforms for core/edge routing, Carrier Ethernet, broadband, mobile, and video. They are based in Harpenden, England.
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closed 10/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired 1 Mainstream Inc.

synopsis: Cisco Systems, a company that designs, manufactures, and sells networking equipment, announced it will acquire 1 Mainstream Inc., a startup that specializes in on-demand and live multi-screen services delivered through the cloud.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. "
target: 1 Mainstream Inc.
At 1 Mainstream, they have built the most automated digital TV platform for creating and distributing TV apps to 80% of the world's highest engagement internet TV devices, and they are working hard to deliver the remaining 20%.
price ($mm)
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announced 2/23/2017 via BusinessWire

Madison Dearborn Partners, will acquire BlueCat Networks

synopsis: BlueCat Networks, a leading provider of Enterprise DNS, announced it has agreed to be acquired by Madison Dearborn Partners (“MDP”), a leading private equity firm based in Chicago. The investment from MDP will focus on the development and marketing of BlueCat’s innovative and highly automated software-based DNS solutions.
buyer: Madison Dearborn Partners
Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP) is a leading private equity investment firm in the United States. Since MDP's formation, the firm has raised seven funds with aggregate capital of approximately $23 billion and has completed approximately 130 investments. "
target: BlueCat Networks
BlueCat delivers Enterprise DNS solutions that enable its customers to build and manage the complex network infrastructure required to meet the rapid pace of change of their business. BlueCat believes that Enterprise DNS will replace all disparate server-based DNS.
price ($mm)
$305
rev ($mm)
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closed 9/7/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Dell, Inc., acquired EMC Corporation

synopsis: Dell Inc. said it completed its deal to acquire EMC Corp., the largest technology merger in history. EMC designs, builds, and manages flexible, scalable, and secure information infrastructures. The new company, to be named Dell Technologies, aims to be a one-stop shop for information technology sold to business.
buyer: Dell, Inc. (DELL:$94,224.00)
Since 1984, Dell has played a critical role in enabling more affordable and accessible technology around the world. As an end-to-end computing solutions company, Dell continues to transform computing and provide high quality solutions that empower people to do more all over the world. "
target: EMC Corporation (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC provides the technologies and tools that can help release the power of information. They can help design, build, and manage flexible, scalable, and secure information infrastructures.
price ($mm)[EV]
$66,171 [$67,484]
rev ($mm)
$24,738
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,109
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
13.3x
closed 12/9/2009 via BusinessWire

Hitachi, Ltd., purchased Mobile Communication Software Assets from Nortel Networks Corporation

synopsis: Hitachi, Ltd. announced it has acquired next generation packet core network components, including software products that support the transfer of data over existing wireless networks and the next generation of wireless communications technology, from Nortel Networks Limited, Nortel Networks Inc. and Nortel Networks Technology Corporation.
buyer: Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501:$78,977.24)
Hitachi, Ltd. is a leading global electronics company. The company offers a wide range of systems, products and services in market sectors including information systems, electronic devices, power and industrial systems, consumer products, materials, logistics and financial services. "
seller: Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for their customers. Nortel's next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/27/2010 via Market Wire

Oracle Corporation, acquired Sun Microsystems, Inc.

synopsis: Oracle Corporation announced that it had completed its acquisition of Sun Microsystems, Inc. The Sun Solaris operating system is the leading platform for the Oracle database, Oracle’s largest business. With the acquisition of Sun, Oracle can optimize the Oracle database for some of the unique, high-end features of Solaris.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,766.00)
Oracle is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Sun Microsystems develops the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a singular vision -- "The Network is the Computer(TM)" -- Sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community development and open source leadership.
price ($mm)[EV]
$7,085 [$5,639]
rev ($mm)
$12,604
EBITDA ($mm)
$687
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
closed 11/12/2007 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Provision Networks

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. today announced the acquisition of the assets of Provision Networks Inc. a privately held leader of enterprise-grade presentation and desktop virtualization solutions.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software, Inc., a leading enterprise systems management vendor, delivers innovative products that help organizations get more performance and productivity from their applications, databases, Windows infrastructure and virtual environments. "
target: Provision Networks
Provision Networks is a global provider of presentation and desktop virtualization solutions. Provision Networks solutions embrace and extend the Microsoft Terminal Services platform and Virtualization Infrastructure platforms from VMware, Virtual Iron, XenSource, SWSoft, and Microsoft.
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closed 9/24/2007 via BusinessWire

Passageways, purchased Instant Intranet Builder and the IIB client base from Engineered Business Solutions

synopsis: Passageways, a portal solutions provider for financial institutions, announced the acquisition of Houston-based Engineered Business Solutions’ product Instant Intranet Builder and the IIB client base. EBS’s main intranet offering, IIB, enables organizations to create, maintain and manage departments or enterprise intranets.
buyer: Passageways
Passageways is a corporate portal solution provider offering the financial services industry a framework that streamlines and enhances internal communications. Passageways Corporate Portal Framework, provides financial institutions with the ability to increase internal collaboration. "
seller: Engineered Business Solutions
Engineered Business Solutions, a Microsoft Certified Partner and a Microsoft Small Business Specialist, provides professional information technology consulting and services to businesses in the Houston area.
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closed 4/27/2007 via PR Newswire

Rocket Software, Inc., acquired Seagull Software

synopsis: Rocket Software Europe Holding B.V. and Seagull Holding N.V. announce that a total of 9,138,570 shares in the capital of Seagull have been delivered to Rocket. Consequently Rocket now holds 95.75% of the issued and outstanding share capital of Seagull.
buyer: Rocket Software, Inc.
Rocket Software (www.rocketsoftware.com) is a global software development firm that builds and services Enterprise Infrastructure products for the world’s leading OEMs, networks and software companies and enterprises. "
target: Seagull Software
Seagull Software specializes in powering legacy-aware application development, helping organizations accelerate the delivery of business solutions. Seagull's LegaSuite integrated software platform connects IBM mainframe, ICL, iSeries, UNIX/VT and Windows applications and databases to the Web.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$28
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 8/24/2006 via PR Newswire

Solunet, Inc., acquired Dynavar Corporation

synopsis: Sun Capital Partners, Inc. announced that Solunet, Inc., an affiliated portfolio company, has acquired Dynavar Corporation, a leading technology integrator and solutions provider specializing in a full range of integrated communications solutions that drive next-generation networks for the service provider market.
buyer parent: Sun Capital Partners
buyer: Solunet, Inc.
Solunet, Inc. is a leading supplier of network solutions to Tier II and III telecommunications and internet service providers, as well as enterprise customers. "
target: Dynavar Corporation
Dynavar Corporation is a leading technology integrator and solutions provider specializing in a full range of integrated communication solutions that drive next generation networks for the service provider market.
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closed 4/17/2006 via PR Newswire

Incentra Solutions, Inc., acquired NST, Inc.

synopsis: Incentra Solutions, Inc. announced that it has acquired NST, Inc.. A leading solutions provider in the greater Chicago area and in the central region, NST markets storage, networking and security solutions, as well as professional services to customers in the financial services, healthcare, education, non-profit and manufacturing verticals.
buyer: Incentra Solutions, Inc.
Incentra Solutions, Inc. is a provider of complete IT and storage management solutions to enterprises and managed service providers worldwide. Incentra’s complete solution includes professional services, hardware and software products. "
target: NST, Inc.
Over the last decade, NST, Inc. has introduced an innovative combination of high-quality, cost effective, network-centric products and professional services to an expanding and increasingly loyal customer base.
price ($mm)
$8.16
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Gores Technology Group, Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC, acquired Enterasys Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Enterasys Networks, Inc., the Secure Networks Company(TM), today announced the completion of the acquisition of the Company by a group of private investors led by The Gores Group, LLC and Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC.
buyer: Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: Gores Technology Group
Founded in 1987, The Gores Group, LLC is a private equity firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in mature and growing businesses which can benefit from the firm's operating experience and flexible capital base. "
target: Enterasys Networks, Inc.
Enterasys Networks provides best-in-class infrastructure solutions to enterprise customers worldwide.
price ($mm)
$386
rev ($mm)
$357
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/14/2006 via Company Press Release

Symantec Corporation, acquired Relicore, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced it has completed the acquisition of Relicore Inc., a leading provider of data center change and configuration management solutions. This acquisition is a key step in Symantec's creation of an integrated solution for standardized, simplified data center management.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
Symantec is a global leader in infrastructure software, enabling businesses and consumers to have confidence in a connected world. The company helps customers protect their infrastructure, information and interactions by delivering software and services that address risks to security. "
target: Relicore, Inc.
Relicore is focused on providing exceptional capabilities to these squeezed IT organizations through intelligent automation. Relicore provides automated IT service configuration management software for distributed application environments.
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closed 2/17/2006 via

Hewlett-Packard Company, acquired Outerbay Technologies

synopsis: HP has signed a definitive agreement to acquire OuterBay, a leading provider of archiving software for enterprise applications and databases. With OuterBay's technology, HP can help organizations to more effectively manage database growth and improve database performance by up to 80 percent.
buyer: Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ:$61,075.00)
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and imaging and printing. "
target: Outerbay Technologies
OuterBay, a leader in information lifecycle management solutions for applications and databases, helps customers monitor, forecast and manage data growth in enterprise application environments.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/6/2006 via

Network General Corporation, acquired Fidelia, Inc.

synopsis: Network General announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Fidelia, Inc. of Princeton, N.J. With this acquisition Network General, the undisputed leader in packet flow-based application and network performance management, will expand its product portfolio to cover the entire realm of enterprise application performance management.
buyer: Network General Corporation
Network General™ is a global leader in network and application performance analysis with offices in more than 25 countries worldwide. The company has been providing a broad set of enterprise-class software solutions and intelligent instrumentation that empowers IT organizations. "
target: Fidelia, Inc.
Founded in 2000 by Vikas Aggarwal and a team from Verio (acquired by NTT in 2000 for $6B), Fidelia Technology, Inc. is a privately held, venture-funded software company based in Princeton, New Jersey.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/5/2005 via BusinessWire

F5 Networks Inc., acquired Swan Labs Corporation

synopsis: F5 Networks, the global leader in Application Delivery Networking, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Swan Labs Corporation, a leading provider of WAN (Wide Area Network) optimization and application acceleration solutions. F5 announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire Swan Labs on September 6, 2005.
buyer: F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV:$2,350.82)
F5 Networks is the global leader in Application Delivery Networking. F5 provides solutions that make applications secure, fast and available for everyone, helping organizations get the most out of their investment. F5 optimizes applications and allows them to work faster and consume fewer resources."
target: Swan Labs Corporation
Swan Labs provides enterprise application delivery solutions that ensure fast and predictable application performance for global customers. Swan Labs solutions accelerate all types of enterprise applications across all networks & dramatically reduces the cost of global IT operations.
price ($mm)
$43
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/17/2005 via BusinessWire

EMC Corporation(Storage Company), will acquire Rainfinity

synopsis: EMC Corporation, the world leader in information management and storage, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Rainfinity. Based in San Jose, California, privately held Rainfinity is a leading provider of virtualization solutions for heterogeneous networked attached storage (NAS) and file system environments.
buyer: EMC Corporation(Storage Company) (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC Corporation is the world leader in products, services, and solutions for information management and storage. They are a trusted provider of information infrastructure. "
target: Rainfinity
Rainfinity ensures fast, efficient, always available solutions for critical networked storage resources and security applications. Rainfinity’s solutions plug and play into existing environments, simplify deployment and administration, and significantly reduce costs.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/26/2021 via BusinessWire

Comcast Corporation, will acquire Masergy Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Comcast Business announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Masergy, a Plano, Texas-based pioneer in software-defined networking (SDN) and cloud platforms for global enterprises.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$108,991.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand. "
target parent: Berkshire Partners LLC
target: Masergy Communications, Inc.
Masergy owns and operates the largest independent global cloud networking platform for enterprises. Their managed solutions with fully integrated real-time analytics, global unified communications as a service, security as a service and software defined network control help businesses compete.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/3/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Lantronix, purchased Electronics and Software Reportable Business from Communications Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Lantronix, a global provider of Saas, connectivity services, engineering services, intelligent hardware and turnkey solutions for the IoT and Remote Environment Management (REM), has acquired Transition Networks and Net2Edge, which comprises the majority of the Electronics and Software reportable business segment of Communications Systems, Inc.
buyer: Lantronix (LTRX:$68.24)
Lantronix Inc. is a global provider of secure turnkey solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Remote Environment Management (REM), offering Software as a Service (SaaS), connectivity services, engineering services and intelligent hardware. "
seller: Communications Systems, Inc. (JCS:$43.57)
The acquisition includes Transition Networks and Net2Edge, which comprises the majority of the Electronics and Software reportable business segment of Communications Systems, Inc.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

DZS Inc., acquired RIFT, Inc

synopsis: DZS, a global leader of intelligent, packet-based mobile transport and broadband access solutions, announced that it has acquired RIFT. RIFT is the developer of RIFT.ware, the orchestration and automation solution that makes the transition from physical networks to software-based networks possible.
buyer: DZS Inc. (DZSI:$300.64)
DZS Inc. is a global leader of intelligent, packet-based mobile transport, broadband access and network orchestration and cloud-native automation solutions. "
target: RIFT, Inc
RIFT is the developer of RIFT.ware, the orchestration and automation solution that makes the transition from physical networks to software-based networks possible.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Knosys, acquired GreenOrbit Pty Ltd

synopsis: Knosys, an Australian knowledge management software company, has acquired GreenOrit Pty Ltd, a SaaS intelligent intranet software provider in Australia. GreenOrbit offers an easy to use intranet solution with everything built in. Their solution enables employees to manage documents, control workflows, share content, and collaborate in real time.
buyer: Knosys (KNO.ASX:$2.94)
Knosys is a leading Australian knowledge management software company. Knosys simplifies enterprise knowledge to improve the productivity of employees and improve customer experience. Their solutions makes company information easy to access, control and deliver with relevance and clarity. "
target: GreenOrbit Pty Ltd
GreenOrbit is a leading SaaS intelligent intranet software provider in Australia. GreenOrbit offers an easy to use intranet solution with everything built in. Their solution enables employees to manage documents, control workflows, share content, and collaborate in real time.
price ($mm)
$3.65
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA

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$5,171.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$633.24
EBIT ($mm)
$234.86
Net Income ($mm)
$170.50
Employees
13096
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Ticker: SPIR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spire Global, Inc.
Spire Global, Inc.
Spire is a leading global provider of space-based data, analytics, and space services, offering access to unique datasets and powerful insights about Earth from the ultimate vantage point so that organizations can make decisions with confidence, accuracy, and speed.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$33.28
EBITDA ($mm)
($31.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($37.94)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
303
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Ticker: CSCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$48,846.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$15,257.00
EBIT ($mm)
$13,548.00
Net Income ($mm)
$10,218.00
Employees
77500
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Ticker: CIEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ciena Corporation
Ciena Corporation
Ciena is the network specialist. Ciena collaborates with customers worldwide to unlock the strategic potential of their networks and fundamentally change the way they perform and compete.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,503.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$495.87
EBIT ($mm)
$375.47
Net Income ($mm)
$237.08
Employees
6013
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Ticker: FFIV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
F5 Networks Inc.
F5 Networks Inc.
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.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,350.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$511.22
EBIT ($mm)
$415.37
Net Income ($mm)
$307.44
Employees
6079
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Ticker: DZSI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DZS Inc.
DZS Inc.
DZS Inc. is a global leader of intelligent, packet-based mobile transport, broadband access and network orchestration and cloud-native automation solutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$300.64
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.81)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.05)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
750
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Ticker: BOSC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Better Online Solutions Ltd.
Better Online Solutions Ltd.'s operations consist of: (i) Software and Hardware RFID Solutions (ii) specialized enterprise software, including IBM System i middleware, data and license management and mobile connectivity, and (iii) Supply Chain products, reselling electronic systems and components.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$50.85
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.91)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.59)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
53
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Ticker: SCOXQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The SCO Group, Inc.
The SCO Group, Inc.
The SCO Group is a leading provider of software technology for distributed, embedded, network-based systems, offering SCO OpenServer for small- to medium-sized businesses and UnixWare for enterprise solutions.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$15.57
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.66)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.88)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
63
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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: OPCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OptiCon Systems, Inc.
The OptiCon business was formed to meet growing customer demand for improved management of densely packed distribution frames. Corning Cable Systems brought extensive experience in network design, cabling, hardware and testing to the development of the OptiCon Network Manager solution.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.44)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: FTNT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fortinet Inc.
Fortinet Inc.
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,727.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$600.70
EBIT ($mm)
$532.20
Net Income ($mm)
$491.10
Employees
8615
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Ticker: TSXV:STC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sangoma Technologies Corp.
Sangoma Technologies Corp.
Sangoma is a leading provider of hardware and software components that enable or enhance IP Communications Systems for voice, data and video applications. Sangoma’s connectivity solutions are used in leading unified communications, PBX, IVR, contact center and data-communication applications.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$108.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.66
EBIT ($mm)
$9.43
Net Income ($mm)
$4.09
Employees
330
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Ticker: LTRX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lantronix
Lantronix
Lantronix Inc. is a global provider of secure turnkey solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Remote Environment Management (REM), offering Software as a Service (SaaS), connectivity services, engineering services and intelligent hardware.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$68.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.18
EBIT ($mm)
($2.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
242
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Ticker: ANY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sphere3D
Sphere 3D Corp. delivers containerization, virtualization, and data management solutions via hybrid cloud, cloud and on-premise implementations. Sphere 3D has a strong portfolio of brands, HVE ConneXions and UCX ConneXions, dedicated to helping customers achieve their IT goals.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4.78
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.91)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.79)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
32
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,106.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$941.50
EBIT ($mm)
$919.80
Net Income ($mm)
$840.40
Employees
5198
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Ticker: RDWR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Radware Ltd.
Radware Ltd.
Radware, is a global leader of application delivery and application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers. Its award-winning solutions portfolio delivers full resilience for business-critical applications, maximum IT efficiency, and complete business agility.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$229.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.22
EBIT ($mm)
$0.27
Net Income ($mm)
$5.91
Employees
917
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Ticker: 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
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,245.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$863.51
EBIT ($mm)
$817.23
Net Income ($mm)
$788.83
Employees
872
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