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closed 3/9/2016 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Synata, Inc

synopsis: Cisco Systems, Inc., a company that provides hardware, software, and service offerings to create internet solutions, announced the acquisition of Synata. Synata’s technology allows users to search both on-premise and cloud-based applications simultaneously from one platform.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
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: Synata, Inc
Synata, the world's first enterprise cloud search engine, is building a better way to search the cloud. Synata allows users search the data siloed across their enterprise cloud applications from a single place. Their algorithms prioritize the data that is most relevant to the user.
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closed 10/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

Clarivate Analytics, acquired TrademarkVision

synopsis: Brisbane-based start-up TrademarkVision, which has created image recognition technology for trademark searches, has been acquired by US-based Clarivate Analytics. In 2013 TrademarkVision released the world’s first visual search engine for trademarks which immediately picked up commercial traction.
buyer parent: Onex Corporation
buyer: Clarivate Analytics
Clarivate Analytics is a research analytics software company that provides subscription-based services in research and patent analytics. Organizations and researchers rely on the knowledge bases from Clarivate for information about pharmaceutical and biotech intelligence and IP management. "
target: TrademarkVision
TrademarkVision was founded in 2011 as a computer vision spinout from a research organisation in Australia. In 2013 they released the world’s first visual search engine for trademarks which immediately picked up commercial traction.
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closed 2/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired TalentBin

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc., the online employment solution, announced the acquisition of TalentBin, Inc., a social profile talent search engine. TalentBin is focused on turbo-charging talent acquisition for recruiters and hiring managers with its talent search engine, turning the web into a virtually endless talent sourcing database.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: TalentBin
TalentBin is focused on turbo-charging talent acquisition for recruiters and hiring managers with its talent search engine, turning the web into a virtually endless talent sourcing database.
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closed 7/15/2013 via Company Press Release

Automattic Inc., acquired Lean Domain Search

synopsis: Lean Domain Search announced that the tool was acquired by WordPress.com parent company Automattic. Lean Domain Search helps people find a domain name for their website by pairing their search term with thousands of other keywords commonly found in domain names and instantly showing them which are still available to register.
buyer: Automattic Inc.
Automattic is the company behind WordPress.com, the simplest, most secure way to start web-publishing immediately on the open source WordPress platform. They also make Jetpack for WordPress, which bundles a number of social improvements to the WordPress core software as a single plugin. "
target: Lean Domain Search
Lean Domain Search helps people find a domain name for their website by pairing their search term with thousands of other keywords commonly found in domain names and instantly showing them which are still available to register.
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closed 11/5/2008 via PR Newswire

Masterseek Corp., acquired Accoona Corporation

synopsis: The American search engine Accoona has just been taken over by the international B2B search engine Masterseek, which was founded in Denmark in 1999.
buyer: Masterseek Corp.
Masterseek’s global search engine provides quick and free access to, among other things, company profiles, contact information, and descriptions of products and services from more than 45 million companies in 75 countries. "
target: Accoona Corporation
Founded in February 2004, Accoona Corp.'s mission is to become a leading player in online lead generation, eCommerce and the Chinese Internet industry and further establish its search engine as a source of highly relevant search results.
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Microsoft Corporation, acquired Jellyfish.com

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired revenue-sharing product comparison site Jellyfish.com. Jellyfish, based in Middleton, Wisconsin, wants to turn the cost-per-click advertising model popularized by Google on its head. Under Jellyfish’s cost-per-action model, advertisers pay only when web surfers buy.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. "
target: Jellyfish.com
Jellyfish is a new kind of search engine. We call it the Internet’s first buying engine. Search engines are great for finding information, but we think you also need a search engine that is perfect for when you want to buy something online.
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closed 9/26/2007 via BusinessWire

Traffix, Inc. merged with New Motion, Inc.,

synopsis: New Motion, Inc. has completed its transaction with Traffix, Inc. pursuant to the Merger Agreement between the companies dated September 26, 2007. As a result of the closing of the transaction, Traffix, Inc. became a wholly owned subsidiary of New Motion.
buyer: New Motion, Inc. (ATRN:$0.00)
Atrinsic is one of the leading digital advertising and marketing services companies in the United States. Atrinsic’s content is organized into four strategic content groups - digital music, casual games, interactive contests, and communities/lifestyles. "
target: Traffix, Inc.
Traffix, Inc. is a premier interactive media company that develops its own content and builds communities tailored to consumers' specific interests and lifestyles. Its full solution marketing services group delivers media, analytics and results to third parties through its four business groups.
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announced 4/2/2007 via BusinessWire

Fast Search & Transfer, Inc., will purchase RetrievalWare business from Convera Inc.

synopsis: Fast Search & Transfer a leading developer of search technologies, announced its agreement to purchase selected assets of Convera Corporation, a leader in information retrieval solutions. Under the terms of the signed agreement, FAST will acquire the assets of Convera's RetrievalWare™ business.
buyer: Fast Search & Transfer, Inc.
Fast Search & Transfer is a leader in enterprise search solutions, provides businesses and government organizations with the ability to intelligently and dynamically, access, retrieve and analyze information in real time, regardless of data format, structure, or location. "
seller: Convera Inc.
Convera is a leading provider of vertical search services for publishers. Based on a semantic index of the Web, Convera enables publishers to generate additional revenue by creating customized search applications for specialist audiences under their own brand.
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closed 3/14/2007 via PR Newswire

The Indigio Group, Inc., acquired Current Wisdom LLC

synopsis: The Indigio Group, Inc. has finalized its acquisition of Current Wisdom, LLC, a four-year-old full-service search engine marketing company. Current Wisdom will be integrated into the organization, extending Indigio's client base to include customers in the travel, real estate and retail industries, along with several interactive agencies.
buyer: The Indigio Group, Inc.
Indigio offers a variety of technological solutions designed to help companies manage and grow online channels. Through the implementation of these solutions, Indigio's clients are able to increase revenues, cut costs, maximize the lifetime value of customer relationships, and enter new markets. "
target: Current Wisdom LLC
Current Wisdom offers integrated Search Marketing solutions incorporating fundamental search engine optimization, pay per click campaign management, local search strategy, shopping comparison engine strategy, and paid inclusion.
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closed 11/27/2006 via

Fast Search & Transfer, Inc., acquired Platefood Limited

synopsis: Fast Search & Transfer the leading developer of search technologies, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Platefood Limited. FAST has acquired all the remaining shares in Platefood Limited including 19.99% from Schibsted SØK AS and 61.01% from Sensis Pty Ltd for € 8,100,000 in cash.
buyer: Fast Search & Transfer, Inc.
Fast Search & Transfer is a leader in enterprise search solutions, provides businesses and government organizations with the ability to intelligently and dynamically, access, retrieve and analyze information in real time, regardless of data format, structure, or location. "
target: Platefood Limited
Platefood Limited was originally set up to offer online search services and search-based advertising solutions to media and online directories companies.As the market opportunity for online advertising solutions significantly expanded, Platefood’s business model shifted to a software-centric market.
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closed 7/13/2005 via BusinessWire

Liquidity Services, Inc., acquired Wholesale411

synopsis: Liquidity Services, Inc., the leading provider of online solutions for the marketing and sale of wholesale and surplus goods, today announced it has acquired Wholesale411, the premier search engine serving the wholesale industry vertical. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Liquidity Services, Inc. (LQDT:$248.12)
Liquidity Services enable government agencies, businesses & financial institutions to market surplus assets & wholesale goods quickly & conveniently using innovative online auction marketplaces, business-to-business product sales & marketing expertise & value-added logistics & fulfillment services. "
target: Wholesale411
Wholesale411 is the largest B2B wholesale and closeout-specific search engine in the world. Each month searches are done on our web site from people looking to buy product in bulk. Wholesale411.com is a frequently visited site and the #1 web site within the Wholesale industry.
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closed 7/1/2004 via BusinessWire

Espotting Media merged with FINDWHAT.COM,

synopsis: FINDWHAT.COM (NASDAQ:FWHT), a leading developer and provider of performance-based marketing and commerce enabling services, and ESPOTTING MEDIA, INC., a leading paid listings provider in Europe, today announced the completion of the merger between the two companies.
buyer: FINDWHAT.COM (VTRO:$35.89)
Vertro, Inc. is a software and technology company that owns and operates the ALOT product portfolio. ALOT's products are designed to 'Make the Internet Easy' by enhancing the way consumers engage with content online. "
target: Espotting Media
We do this through the second most popular activity on the web - search. How do we do this? It's quite simple. Espotting provide consumers with access to highly targeted search results from thousands of the world's most popular brand names including Orange, Go Airlines, British Airways, Norwich Uni
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closed 6/26/2019 via PR Newswire

Basis Technology, acquired KonaSearch

synopsis: Basic Technology has acquired KonaSearch, a Salesforce full-text search application. KonaSearch is a search engine providing a 360° view of the cloud from the Salesforce desktop. With Basis Technology's AI text analytics, KonaSearch can discover data connections and deliver search results across the information landscape in every major language.
buyer: Basis Technology
Basis Technology provides analytics allowing businesses and governments to tackle the toughest problems. Their products include Rosette, a text analytics platform for extracting information from unstructured data; Autopsy, a digital forensics platform; and Cyber Triage, a tool for first responders. "
target: KonaSearch
KonaSearch is an AppExchange-certified, relevancy-based, full-text search application for Salesforce. It searches all fields on all objects for Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Communities, and Force.com applications, including full-text search of Attachments, Chatter Files, Articles, and Documents.
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closed 10/31/2014 via BNC Analysis

Qlik Technologies, Inc., acquired DataMarket

synopsis: Qlik Technologies, Inc. announced the acquisition of DataMarket, a search engine built to support a market of statistical data and structured data sources. It is especially known for its support of governmental data sources, although it provides feeds from Eurovision, Wikipedia, and other media and information sources.
buyer: Qlik Technologies, Inc. (QLIK:$665.31)
Qlik Technologies, Inc. is a leader in data discovery delivering intuitive solutions for self-service data visualization and guided analytics. Over 32,000 customers rely on Qlik solutions to gain meaning out of information from varied sources. "
target: DataMarket
DataMarket helps professionals find and understand data. They bring complex and diverse data together in one place and one format so it can be searched, compared, visualized and shared – across teams, organizations or with the world.
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closed 5/3/2007 via BusinessWire

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Tellme Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft Corp. has completed its acquisition of Tellme Networks Inc., the Mountain View, Calif.-based provider of voice services for everyday life, including nationwide directory assistance, enterprise customer service and voice-enabled mobile search.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. "
target: Tellme Networks, Inc.
Tellme improves how people and businesses use the phone. By combining Internet data and a voice interface, Tellme radically simplifies how people use the phone to get the information they need every day. Tellme's goal is to let anyone say what they want and get it, from any phone.
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closed 9/8/2009 via PR Newswire

Acapela Group, acquired d-fabric

synopsis: Acapela Group, the vocal solutions expert, is enriching its expertise and broadening its range of solutions with the acquisition of d-fabric, a Swedish company specialising in automatic text extraction and the processing and delivery of audio publishing.
buyer: Acapela Group
Entirely dedicated to developing and deploying natural language interfaces, Acapela Group is the European leader in speech solutions. Acapela enables customers to create new ways of conversing and interacting with end-users through speech-enabled revenue-generating applications. "
target: d-fabric
d-fabric offers effective services for information retrieval and processing of data from the internet and maintains technology and server platforms, called d fabric NextPhase(R) Server and d-fabric Taltidningssystemet.
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announced 6/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Cerved Group SpA, will purchase Big Data Analysis Arm from Bauciweb

synopsis: Cerved, headed by the managing director Marco Nespolo, has acquired the business unit of big data analysis and media monitoring of Bauciweb. Bauciweb is an Italian company whose proprietary crawling technology analyzes, cleans and classifies relevant content.
buyer: Cerved Group SpA (BIT:CERV:$477.91)
Cerved is a primary operator in Italy in the analysis of credit risk and one of the main rating agencies in Europe. Cerved, through Cerved Credit Management, is also a primary independent market operator in offering services related to the assessment and management of credit positions. "
seller: Bauciweb
The big data analysis arm of Bauciweb provides media monitoring and big data analysis that aggregates content into clusters by semantic affinity. Bauciweb is an Italian company whose proprietary crawling technology analyzes, cleans and classifies relevant content.
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closed 2/23/2004 via PR Newswire

Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc., acquired Governmentbids.com

synopsis: Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. (TSX: MDF), a world-leading developer of e-business networks and provider of complete e-business solutions, today announced that it has purchased Governmentbids.com (GovBids), a leading US-based government bid aggregation and publishing service, from InsiderAdvantage.
buyer: Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. (TSX:MDF:$60.58)
Mediagrif is a world-leading operator of e-business networks and provider of complete e-business solutions. Mediagrif's e-business networks allow buyers and sellers within specific industries to source, purchase or sell products and to exchange documents more efficiently using the Internet. "
target parent: InsiderAdvantage
target: Governmentbids.com
Governmentbids.com (Gbids) is the leading online governmental bid and RFP listing service. Gbids provides a simple and inexpensive way for businesses to find government contract opportunities from local, state, and federal government agencies. Gbids maintains a vast database of over 14,000 websites
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closed 7/1/2010 via Market Wire

KGB USA, Inc., acquired CerBibo Corporation

synopsis: kgb announced the acquisition of 100 percent of the outstanding shares of Centroid Media, the specialist Internet business best known for the people search engine and online reputation sites, Wieowie in the Netherlands, and Whoozy across other territories.
buyer: KGB USA, Inc.
KGB USA, Inc. provides branded directory assistance, independent outsourced directory assistance, and information services in the United States. "
target parent: Centroid Media BV
target: CerBibo Corporation
Founded in 2007, Centroid Media, is a privately held company based in Groningen, Holland. Centroid Media consists of a talented team of developers who build vertical search engines leveraging proprietary technology. Today, the existing network generates over 6 million page views every month.
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closed 5/6/2013 via Market Wire

EPiServer, acquired Euroling AB

synopsis: EPiServer, a global software provider for innovative ecommerce and digital marketing solutions, acquires Swedish search provider, Euroling. The acquisition will serve as a strong addition to EPiServer's current offerings, as Euroling's search technology, SiteSeeker, will be leveraged to expand upon EPiServer's existing set of search capabilities.
buyer: EPiServer
EPiServer AB is the leading supplier of solutions that enable true Web engagement and drive business results for end customers. The EPiServer platform is delivered through an extensive network of over 500 partner companies in 30 countries. "
target: Euroling AB
Euroling is a leading provider of services for information retrieval. Under the brand SiteSeeker, the company offers search and data services for e-commerce, web sites and intranets for more than 250 companies and organizations, including NCC, Ving and the Swedish Armed Forces.
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closed 3/9/2016 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Synata, Inc

synopsis: Cisco Systems, Inc., a company that provides hardware, software, and service offerings to create internet solutions, announced the acquisition of Synata. Synata’s technology allows users to search both on-premise and cloud-based applications simultaneously from one platform.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
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: Synata, Inc
Synata, the world's first enterprise cloud search engine, is building a better way to search the cloud. Synata allows users search the data siloed across their enterprise cloud applications from a single place. Their algorithms prioritize the data that is most relevant to the user.
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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:$51,904.00)
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:$51,904.00)
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:$51,904.00)
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:$51,904.00)
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.
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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:$51,904.00)
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:$51,904.00)
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 10/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Duo Security

synopsis: Cisco, an American multinational technology conglomerate, has completed the acquisition of privately-held Duo Security, headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich. Duo Security is the leading provider of unified access security and multi-factor authentication delivered through the cloud.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
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: Duo Security
Duo Security helps defend organizations against data breaches by making security easy and effective. Duo Beyond, the company's zero-trust security platform, enables organizations to provide trusted access to all of their critical applications, for any user, from anywhere, and with any device.
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announced 6/20/2018 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire July Systems

synopsis: Cisco Systems, a multinational technology company, has announced that it will be acquiring July Systems, a cloud-based mobile experience and location services platform. July Systems provides an enterprise-grade location platform with features such as instant customer activation, data-driven behavioral insights, contextual rules engine and APIs.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
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: July Systems
Founded in 2001, July Systems is a cloud-based mobile experience and location services platform. July Systems' Proximity MX cloud platform enables clients to integrate location intelligence into their enterprise and turn insights into action, allowing them to better understand their customers.
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Permira, will purchase Service Provider Video Software Solutions from Cisco Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Permira, the global private equity firm, and Cisco announced that a company backed by the Permira Funds will acquire Cisco’s Service Provider Video Software Solutions (SPVSS) business. Cisco's SPVSS helps service providers, broadcasters, and media companies deliver new consumer experiences through innovations in cloud and virtualization.
buyer: Permira
Permira is a global investment firm that finds and backs successful businesses with ambition. Founded in 1985, the firm advises funds with a total committed capital of approximately €32 billion. "
seller: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
The acquisition includes Cisco’s Service Provider Video Software Solutions (SPVSS) business. Cisco's SPVSS helps service providers, broadcasters, and media companies deliver new consumer experiences through innovations in cloud and virtualization.
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closed 5/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Accompany

synopsis: Cisco announced its intent to acquire Accompany, a privately held company based in Los Altos, Calif. The company provides an AI-driven relationship intelligence platform for finding new prospects, navigating the selling process, and strengthening relationships.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
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: Accompany
Accompany has comprehensive, real-time profiles for every single Fortune 500 CEO. Their AI-driven database provides rich, relevant insights for millions of people and companies, so users can always find the right people and build stronger relationships.
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announced 1/31/2018 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Skyport Systems

synopsis: Cisco, a provider of software services, announced its intent to acquire Skyport Systems, Inc., a company that provides cloud-managed, hyper-converged systems that run and protect business-critical applications. Skyport's solution provides IT organizations more control and flexibility, while saving time and resources with streamlined operations.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
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: Skyport Systems
Skyport Systems provides cloud-managed, hyper-converged systems that run and protect business-critical applications. Their cloud managed, on-prem solution provides IT organizations more control and flexibility, while saving time and resources with streamlined operations.
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announced 10/23/2017 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Broadsoft, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco and BroadSoft announced a definitive agreement for Cisco to acquire BroadSoft, Inc. BroadSoft is the technology innovator in cloud PBX, unified communications, team collaboration, and contact center solutions for businesses. They are a market leader for cloud unified communications with an open, mobile and secure platform.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco is the worldwide technology leader that has been making the Internet work since the company was established. Cisco's people, products, and partners help society securely connect and seize tomorrow's digital opportunity today. "
target: Broadsoft, Inc. (BSFT:$354.53)
BroadSoft is the technology innovator in cloud PBX, unified communications, team collaboration, and contact center solutions for businesses. They are a market leader for cloud unified communications with an open, mobile and secure platform.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,241 [$1,873]
rev ($mm)
$362
EBITDA ($mm)
$24
EV / rev
5.3x
EV / EBITDA
80.7x
announced 10/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

AppDynamics, will acquire Perspica, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco announced that it intends to acquire Perspica, a machine learning-driven operations analytics firm. Cisco intends to fold Perspica’s team into AppDynamics. Perspica provides artificial intelligence powered analytics and observability for TechOps and DevOps.
buyer parent: Cisco Systems, Inc.
buyer: AppDynamics (APPD:$206.23)
AppDynamics is the Application Intelligence company. With AppDynamics, enterprises have real-time insights into application performance, user performance and business performance so they can move faster in an increasingly sophisticated, software-driven world. "
target: Perspica, Inc.
Perspica provides artificial intelligence powered analytics and observability for TechOps and DevOps. Perspica's IT infrastructure products are designed to automate routine tasks and prevent application outages.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 10/5/2017 via PR Newswire

TIBCO Software Inc., will acquire Cisco Data Virtualization

synopsis: TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Cisco's Data Virtualization business (formerly Composite Software), a market-leading solution that powers enterprise-scale data virtualization, and associated consulting and support services.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: TIBCO Software Inc. (TIBX:$1,076.23)
TIBCO fuels digital business by enabling better decisions and faster, smarter actions through the TIBCO Connected Intelligence Cloud. TIBCO interconnects everything, captures data in real time, and augments the intelligence of a business through analytical insights. "
target parent: Cisco Systems, Inc.
target: Cisco Data Virtualization
Cisco's Data Virtualization business (formerly Composite Software), is a market-leading solution that powers enterprise-scale data virtualization, and associated consulting and support services.
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closed 9/22/2017 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Springpath

synopsis: Cisco announced that it has completed its acquisition of Springpath, Inc., a Sunnyvale-based leader in hyperconvergence software. Springpath has developed a distributed file system purpose-built for hyperconvergence that enables server-based storage systems.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco is the worldwide technology leader that has been making the Internet work since 1984. Their people, products and partners help society securely connect and seize tomorrow's digital opportunity today. "
target: Springpath
Springpath is the pioneer in hyperconvergence software, turning standard servers of choice into a single pool of compute and storage resources. Springpath Data Platform provides adaptive scaling and uses data management and optimization capabilities to achieve an agile IT infrastructure.
price ($mm)
$320
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/13/2017 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Observable Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco announces its intent to acquire Observable Networks, a privately held software company headquartered in St. Louis. Observable Networks provides cloud-native network forensics security applications delivered as a service.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco is the worldwide technology leader that has been making the Internet work since 1984. Their people, products, and partners help society securely connect and seize tomorrow's digital opportunity today. "
target: Observable Networks, Inc.
Observable Networks provides cloud-native network forensics security applications delivered as a service. Observable Networks’ solutions provide security analysts with the ability to gain real-time situational awareness of all users, devices and traffic on the network.
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closed 5/26/2017 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired MindMeld Inc.

synopsis: Cisco announced that it has completed the acquisition of MindMeld Inc., a privately held artificial intelligence (AI) company based in San Francisco. MindMeld has pioneered the development of a unique AI platform that enables customers to build intelligent and human-like conversational interfaces for any application or device.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco is the worldwide technology leader that has been making the Internet work since 1984. Their people, products, and partners help society securely connect and seize tomorrow's digital opportunity today. "
target: MindMeld Inc.
MindMeld Inc. is a privately held artificial intelligence (AI) company based in San Francisco. MindMeld has pioneered the development of a unique AI platform that enables customers to build intelligent and human-like conversational interfaces for any application or device.
price ($mm)
$125
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/4/2017 via Yahoo, Inc.

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Saggezza Inc.

synopsis: Cisco Systems is acquiring an advanced analytics technology and team from Saggezza, a privately held technology developer, headquartered in Chicago. Saggezza’s TruVantage™ is a powerful advanced analytics product created for mid-sized financial institutions. Lube Insights is an analytics platform that enables enterprises to tap into their data.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$51,904.00)
Cisco is the worldwide technology leader that has been making the Internet work since 1984. Their people, products, and partners help society securely connect and seize tomorrow's digital opportunity today. "
target: Saggezza Inc.
Saggezza’s TruVantage™ is a powerful advanced analytics product created for mid-sized financial institutions to help them compete with the large, more analytically advanced financial institutions. Saggezza's Lube Insights is an analytics platform that enables enterprises to tap into their data.
price ($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)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$91,601.00)
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:$86,766.21)
Hitachi, Ltd. is a leading global electronics company. The company offers a wide range of systems, products and services in market sectors including information systems, electronic devices, power and industrial systems, consumer products, materials, logistics and financial services. "
seller: Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for their customers. Nortel's next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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:$39,531.00)
Oracle is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Sun Microsystems develops the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a singular vision -- "The Network is the Computer(TM)" -- Sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community development and open source leadership.
price ($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:$857.42)
Quest Software, Inc., a leading enterprise systems management vendor, delivers innovative products that help organizations get more performance and productivity from their applications, databases, Windows infrastructure and virtual environments. "
target: Provision Networks
Provision Networks is a global provider of presentation and desktop virtualization solutions. Provision Networks solutions embrace and extend the Microsoft Terminal Services platform and Virtualization Infrastructure platforms from VMware, Virtual Iron, XenSource, SWSoft, and Microsoft.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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:$4,822.00)
Symantec is a global leader in infrastructure software, enabling businesses and consumers to have confidence in a connected world. The company helps customers protect their infrastructure, information and interactions by delivering software and services that address risks to security. "
target: Relicore, Inc.
Relicore is focused on providing exceptional capabilities to these squeezed IT organizations through intelligent automation. Relicore provides automated IT service configuration management software for distributed application environments.
price ($mm)
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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:$58,715.00)
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and imaging and printing. "
target: Outerbay Technologies
OuterBay, a leader in information lifecycle management solutions for applications and databases, helps customers monitor, forecast and manage data growth in enterprise application environments.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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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EBITDA ($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:$2,181.99)
F5 Networks is the global leader in Application Delivery Networking. F5 provides solutions that make applications secure, fast and available for everyone, helping organizations get the most out of their investment. F5 optimizes applications and allows them to work faster and consume fewer resources."
target: Swan Labs Corporation
Swan Labs provides enterprise application delivery solutions that ensure fast and predictable application performance for global customers. Swan Labs solutions accelerate all types of enterprise applications across all networks & dramatically reduces the cost of global IT operations.
price ($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 10/3/2019 via BusinessWire

Blue Planet, will acquire Centina Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Ciena will acquire Centina, a leading provider of service assurance analytics and network performance management solutions. Centina’s technology and engineering expertise will be integrated into Blue Planet, a division of Ciena, and is intended to accelerate Blue Planet’s software strategy of providing closed-loop, intelligent automation solutions.
buyer parent: Ciena Corporation
buyer: Blue Planet
Blue Planet provides leading intelligent automation software and specialized professional services to help clients modernize their IT and network operations. Driven by policy and AI-based insights, Blue Planet delivers the closed-loop automation tools needed to align IT and networking processes. "
target: Centina Systems, Inc.
Centina is the market leader in service assurance analytics and network performance management solutions. Centina's vSure offers assurance of Network Functions Virtualization and Software-Defined Networking assets and enables businesses to successfully operationalize virtual network investments.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 3/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Juniper Networks, acquired Mist Systems

synopsis: Juniper Networks, an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Mist Systems, a pioneer in cloud-managed wireless networks powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI).
buyer: Juniper Networks (JNPR:$4,647.50)
Juniper Networks challenges the status quo with products, solutions and services that transform the economics of networking. Their team co-innovates with customers and partners to deliver automated, scalable and secure networks with agility, performance and value. "
target: Mist Systems
Mist Systems built the first AI-driven Wireless LAN, which makes Wi-Fi predictable, reliable, and measurable. Mist’s AI technology plays a key role in bringing automation and insight across the full IT stack, delivering seamless end-to-end user experiences and substantial IT cost savings.
price ($mm)
$405
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/13/2018 via PR Newswire

Veea, acquired Virtuosys

synopsis: Veea Inc., a global leader in smart applications, announced the acquisition of the UK-based Virtuosys. Virtuosys' Managed Edge Application Platform incorporates an intelligent edge server that delivers cloud capabilities out to the edge, changing the economics and efficiencies of edge computing for a wide range of vertical markets.
buyer: Veea
Veea is a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) company with a suite of innovative products and services for Smart applications. Veea is headquartered in New York City with several offices in the US, Europe and Asia. "
target: Virtuosys
Virtuosys' Managed Edge Application Platform incorporates an intelligent edge server that delivers cloud capabilities out to the edge, changing the economics and efficiencies of edge computing for a wide range of vertical markets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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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:$9,496.00)
VMware, a leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, helps customers accelerate their digital transformation. VMware enables enterprises to master a software-defined approach to business and IT with VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture™ and solutions for the data center, mobility, & security. "
target: VeloCloud
VeloCloud™ is the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company. VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN enables enterprises to support application growth, network agility and simplified branch implementations while delivering optimized access to cloud services, private datacenters and enterprise applications.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/7/2017 via Company Press Release

LightRiver Technologies, Inc., acquired Unique Computer Services, Inc.

synopsis: LightRiver Technologies, a multi-vendor integrator of transport solutions for mission-critical networks that specializes in the design and engineering, integrating, and commissioning of optical networks, has acquired Unique Computer Services, Inc., an industry leading provider of multi-vendor multi-technology telecommunications management software.
buyer: LightRiver Technologies, Inc.
LightRiver Technologies, Inc., a multi-vendor integrator of transport solutions for mission-critical networks, specializes in the design and engineering, integrating, and commissioning of optical networks for utilities, service providers, transit, education, and state and local government. "
target: Unique Computer Services, Inc.
Unique Computer Services, Inc. is a pioneer and industry leading provider of multi-vendor multi-technology telecommunications management software. Unique's products enables companies of all sizes to efficiently manage up to several hundred thousand network elements, across a broad range of vendors.
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year
2018
rev ($mm)
$993.05
EBITDA ($mm)
$299.05
EBIT ($mm)
$258.36
Net Income ($mm)
$170.76
Employees
4655
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Ticker: PEGA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pegasystems, Inc.
Pegasystems, Inc.
Pegasystems delivers business agility and empowers organizations to rapidly improve execution and seize new opportunities. Pegasystems is the recognized leader in business process management and is also ranked as a leader in customer relationship management software by leading industry analysts.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$868.95
EBITDA ($mm)
($25.25)
EBIT ($mm)
($59.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4650
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Ticker: ECHO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Echo Global Logistics
Echo Global Logistics
Echo Global Logistics, based in Chicago, is a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services. Echo maintains a proprietary web-based technology platform that compiles and analyzes data from over its network of over 24,000 transportation providers.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$757.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.67
EBIT ($mm)
$20.53
Net Income ($mm)
$12.32
Employees
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Ticker: ZEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zendesk
Zendesk
Zendesk provides a customer service platform designed to bring organizations and their customers closer together. With more than 60,000 paid customer accounts, Zendesk’s products are used by organizations in 150 countries and territories to provide support in more than 40 languages.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$650.44
EBITDA ($mm)
($114.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($144.43)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: LSE:HRG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hogg Robinson plc
Hogg Robinson Group is a global corporate services provider. Through their Travel Management Company (HRG) and Technology Company (Fraedom), they help thousands of clients in over 120 countries manage their travel, expenses, payments and data.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$431.25
EBITDA ($mm)
$58.56
EBIT ($mm)
$52.76
Net Income ($mm)
$28.70
Employees
4622
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Ticker: MDLA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Medallia
Medallia
Medallia is the pioneer and market leader in Customer Experience Management. Medallia's award-winning SaaS platform, the Medallia Experience Cloud, leads the market in the understanding and management of experience for customers, employees and citizens.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$356.84
EBITDA ($mm)
($52.44)
EBIT ($mm)
($65.80)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1258
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Avalara
Avalara
Avalara helps businesses of all sizes get tax compliance right. Avalara delivers cloud-based compliance solutions for various transaction taxes, including sales and use, VAT, excise, communications, and other indirect tax types.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$295.69
EBITDA ($mm)
($47.85)
EBIT ($mm)
($61.35)
Net Income ($mm)
$69.54
Employees
1592
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Ticker: COUP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Coupa Software
Coupa Software
Coupa Software is the cloud platform for business spend. They deliver “Value as a Service” by helping their customers maximize their spend under management, achieve significant cost savings and drive profitability.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$260.37
EBITDA ($mm)
($38.17)
EBIT ($mm)
($45.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1202
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Ticker: LPSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LivePerson, Inc.
LivePerson, Inc.
LivePerson offers a cloud-based platform that enables businesses to proactively connect in real-time with their customers via chat, voice, and content delivery at the right time, through the right channel, including websites, social media, and mobile devices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$233.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.48
EBIT ($mm)
($8.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1059
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Ticker: PRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PROS Holdings Corp
PROS Holdings Corp
PROS Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of pricing and margin optimization software products, specializing in price analytics, price execution and price optimization. PROS' software products incorporate advanced pricing science, which includes operations research, forecasting and statistics.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$221.70
EBITDA ($mm)
($36.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($47.23)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1145
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$51,904.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$15,936.00
EBIT ($mm)
$14,162.00
Net Income ($mm)
$11,621.00
Employees
75900
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Ticker: CIEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ciena Corporation
Ciena Corporation
Ciena is the network specialist. Ciena collaborates with customers worldwide to unlock the strategic potential of their networks and fundamentally change the way they perform and compete.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,503.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$495.87
EBIT ($mm)
$375.47
Net Income ($mm)
$237.08
Employees
6013
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Ticker: 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
2018
rev ($mm)
$2,181.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$676.46
EBIT ($mm)
$625.54
Net Income ($mm)
$496.17
Employees
4484
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,955.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$333.50
EBIT ($mm)
$273.70
Net Income ($mm)
$372.80
Employees
6293
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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: IPAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iPass, Inc.
iPass, Inc.
iPass enables business travelers to stay connected by providing them with cost-effective and convenient global Wi-Fi access across smartphones, tablets and laptops.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$44.48
EBITDA ($mm)
($17.51)
EBIT ($mm)
($17.66)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
158
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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
2018
rev ($mm)
$36.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.97
EBIT ($mm)
$2.59
Net Income ($mm)
$1.49
Employees
0
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Ticker: CHKP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd is the largest pure-play security vendor globally. The company provides industry-leading solutions, and protects customers from cyberattacks with an unmatched catch rate of malware and other types of attacks.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,976.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$900.10
EBIT ($mm)
$882.72
Net Income ($mm)
$791.58
Employees
5070
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Ticker: RDWR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Radware Ltd.
Radware Ltd.
Radware, is a global leader of application delivery and application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers. Its award-winning solutions portfolio delivers full resilience for business-critical applications, maximum IT efficiency, and complete business agility.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$229.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.22
EBIT ($mm)
$0.27
Net Income ($mm)
$5.91
Employees
917
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Ticker: 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: CORO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Corero Network Security plc
Corero Network Security plc
Corero Network Security plc’s mission is to be a leading network security systems company delivering solutions to address the challenges organizations face in protecting their IT systems and networks and on-line assets from the threats of cyber crime.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$20.57
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.15)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.87)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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