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announced 6/13/2016 via Company Press Release

VMware, Inc., will acquire Arkin Net

synopsis: VMware, Inc., the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, announced the intention to acquire Arkin Net, a leader in software-defined data center security and operations. Arkin is enabling software-defined security and networking for next generation data centers and cloud.
buyer parent: EMC Corporation
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Built on VMware’s industry-leading virtualization technology, their solutions deliver a new model of information technology that is fluid, instant and more secure. "
target: Arkin Net
Arkin Net is a leader in software-defined data center security and operations. It is enabling software-defined security and networking for next generation data centers and cloud. With a Google Search-like experience, the Arkin platform is an industry first converged security operations platform.
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closed 6/7/2016 via Company Press Release

Fortinet Inc., acquired AccelOps, Inc.

synopsis: Fortinet, Inc., a worlwide provider of network security applicances and a market leader in unified threat management, has announced the acquisition of AccelOps, a leading provider of scalable network security monitoring and analytics solutions.
buyer: Fortinet Inc. (FTNT:$2,048.80)
Fortinet is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Their unique security fabric combines purpose-built ASICs, an intuitive operating system, and applied threat intelligence to provide security, better visibility and control. "
target: AccelOps, Inc.
The AccelOps solution provides Integrated Data Center Management capabilities which gives customers a view of Performance, Availability, Security and Change in a single Dashboard.
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announced 12/15/2016 via Company Press Release

Nokia Corporation, will acquire DeepField

synopsis: Nokia announced plans to acquire Deepfield, the leader in real-time analytics for IP network performance management and security. The acquisition will extend Nokia's leadership in real-time, analytics-driven network and service automation. Deepfield's Internet Genome technology solves the visibility problem by identifying cloud applications.
buyer: Nokia Corporation (NOK:$26,163.38)
Nokia is a global leader in creating the technologies at the heart of the connected world. They serve communications service providers, governments, large enterprises and consumers, with the industry's most complete portfolio of products, services and licensing. "
target: DeepField
Deepfield is the leading provider of real-time network performance and security purpose-built big data analytics for communication service providers and large enterprises. It is perfect for use in data centers and service provider networks.
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closed 7/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

SolarWinds, acquired Trusted Metrics

synopsis: SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, announced that it has acquired Trusted Metrics, a provider of real-time threat monitoring and management software.
buyer: SolarWinds (SWI:$906.21)
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide, from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses, managed service providers (MSPs), government agencies, and educational institutions. "
target: Trusted Metrics
Trusted Metrics is a provider of real-time threat monitoring and management software. Trusted Metrics provides Elastic SOC®, a multi-tenant, cloud-based platform which gives organizations of any size the ability to incorporate SIEM as a framework for centralized log correlation.
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closed 5/23/2014 via BusinessWire

F5 Networks Inc., acquired Defense.Net, Inc

synopsis: F5 Networks announced that it has acquired Defense.Net, Inc., a privately-held provider of cloud-based security services for protecting data centers and Internet applications from distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.
buyer: F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV:$2,242.45)
F5 provides solutions for an application world. They help organizations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, and software defined networking deployments to successfully deliver applications to anyone, anywhere, at any time. "
target: Defense.Net, Inc
Designed by DDoS industry pioneers, Defense.Net’s service is supported by an advanced, high-throughput infrastructure to defend organizations against the new generation of massive and sophisticated denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.
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closed 8/9/2019 via BusinessWire

McAfee, Inc., acquired NanoSec

synopsis: McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, has acquired NanoSec, a multi-cloud, zero-trust application and security platform. NanoSec’s security capabilities will be applied to applications and workloads deployed in containers and Kubernetes and will be integrated into McAfee MVISION Cloud and MVISION Server Protection offerings.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee is a device-to-cloud cybersecurity company. Inspired by the power of working together, McAfee creates business and consumer solutions that make our world a safer place. It delivers proactive and proven security solutions and services for systems, networks, and mobile devices around the world."
target: NanoSec
NanoSec is a pioneer in application-centric security solutions aimed at protecting data center and cloud traffic. Its zero-trust security platform simplifies cloud application workload protection that expands security protection across multiple computing and containerized environments.
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closed 3/21/2012 via PR Newswire

Full Circle Investments, Inc., acquired Taasera, Inc.

synopsis: Full Circle Investments, Inc. announced the acquisition of Taasera, Inc., a Delaware-based startup company with technology and intellectual property focused on establishing trustworthiness of physical, virtual, mobile and cloud-based enterprise computing infrastructure.
buyer: Full Circle Investments, Inc.
Full Circle Investments is an investment partnership focused on three of the fastest growing market segments in high technology: nanotechnology, information assurance, and medical devices. "
target: Taasera, Inc.
Taasera, Inc. is a Delaware-based startup company with technology and intellectual property focused on establishing trustworthiness of physical, virtual, mobile and cloud-based enterprise computing infrastructure.
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closed 5/28/2013 via Market Wire

SolarWinds, acquired N-able Technologies Inc.

synopsis: SolarWinds announced the close of the N-able acquisition, enhancing its remote monitoring and management (RMM) offerings and adding MSP service automation to the range of IT management challenges that the company works to address for the entire IT community.
buyer: SolarWinds (SWI:$906.21)
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide -- from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses. SolarWinds products are downloadable, easy to use and maintain, and provide the power, scale, and flexibility needed to address users' management priorities."
target: N-able Technologies Inc.
N-able is the leading global provider of complete IT management and Automation solutions for Managed Service Providers (MSPs). N-able has a proven track record of helping MSPs standardize and automate the setup and delivery of IT services in order to achieve true scalability.
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closed 2/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Arista Networks, Inc., acquired Big Switch Networks

synopsis: Arista Networks, a leader in cloud networking, announced that it has acquired Big Switch Networks, a network monitoring and SDN (Software Defined Networking) pioneer. Big Switch Networks was recognized as a Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Data Center Networking for the third time.
buyer: Arista Networks, Inc. (ANET:$2,410.71)
Arista Networks pioneered software-driven, cognitive cloud networking for large-scale datacenter and campus environments. Arista's award-winning platforms redefine and deliver availability, agility, automation, analytics and security. "
target: Big Switch Networks
Big Switch Networks is the Cloud-First Networking company, bringing public cloud-style networking and hybrid cloud consistency to organizations around the world. It provides data center switching, visibility and analytics solutions for on-premises clouds, public clouds and multi-cloud environments.
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announced 4/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Xilinx, Inc., will acquire Solarflare Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Xilinx, Inc., the leader in adaptive and intelligent computing, will acquire Solarflare Communications, Inc., an Irvine, Calif.-based privately-held company. Solarflare is a leading provider of high-performance, low latency networking solutions for customers spanning FinTech to cloud computing.
buyer: Xilinx, Inc. (XLNX:$3,059.04)
Xilinx develops highly flexible and adaptive processing platforms that enable rapid innovation across a variety of technologies. Xilinx is the inventor of the FPGA, hardware programmable SoCs and the ACAP, designed to deliver the most dynamic processor technology in the industry. "
target: Solarflare Communications, Inc.
Solarflare is a leading provider of high-performance, low latency networking solutions for customers spanning FinTech to cloud computing. Solarflare leverages exacting technology to improve end-user cloud experiences by increasing download speeds, minimizing page loading and eliminating buffering.
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closed 12/3/2012 via BusinessWire

INSIDE Secure, purchased Embedded Security Solutions (ESS) from AuthenTec, Inc.

synopsis: INSIDE Secure announced it has completed the acquisition of Embedded Security Solutions (ESS). ESS, an asset of AuthenTec, Inc, is a high expertise business which designs and develops encryption-related security hardware intellectual property (IP) and software for a variety of industries, including the mobile and networking markets.
buyer: INSIDE Secure (ENXTPA:INSD:$46.95)
INSIDE Secure is a leading designer, developer and supplier of semiconductors, embedded software and platforms for secure transactions and digital security. INSIDE mobile NFC, secure payment, and digital security products provide security for a wide range of applications. "
seller parent: Apple, Inc.
seller: AuthenTec, Inc.
AuthenTec is a leading provider of mobile and network security. The Company’s Embedded Security Solutions is a high expertise business which designs and develops encryption-related security hardware intellectual property and software for a variety of industries.
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$42
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closed 7/25/2018 via PR Newswire

Gigamon, acquired ICEBRG

synopsis: Gigamon Inc., the company leading the convergence of network and security operations to help organizations improve their security stance, announced the acquisition of ICEBRG, a Seattle-based security company.
buyer: Gigamon (GIMO:$302.92)
Gigamon's GigaSECURE® Security Delivery Platform is a next generation network packet broker that helps customers make threats more visible across cloud, hybrid and on-prem environments, deploy resources faster and maximize the performance of their security tools. "
target: ICEBRG
ICEBRG is a Seattle-based security company that employs a next-generation approach for the detection and triage of threats. Using ICEBRG sensors deployed at customer locations, rich network traffic metadata is streamed into a cloud-based platform.
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announced 5/29/2018 via GlobeNewswire

FireMon, LLC, will acquire Lumeta Corporation

synopsis: FireMon, a global leader in network security policy management, announced the company has reached an agreement to purchase Lumeta Corporation, a leader in cyber situational awareness for delivering complete real-time visibility into the extended network and across all connected endpoints.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: FireMon, LLC
The FireMon platform delivers continuous security for hybrid enterprises through a powerful fusion of vulnerability management, continuous compliance and orchestration. "
target: Lumeta Corporation
Lumeta’s cyber situational awareness platform is the authoritative source for enterprise network infrastructure and cybersecurity analytics.
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closed 4/18/2018 via PR Web

DNSFilter, Inc., acquired Web Shrinker LLC

synopsis: DNSFilter, a leader in DNS-based web content filtering, announced it acquired Web Shrinker. Web Shrinker is the domain intelligence service by Web Shrinker, LLC, and provides web site screenshot and domain intelligence API services.
buyer parent: TechStars
buyer: DNSFilter, Inc.
DNSFilter is a cloud-delivered DNS based content filtering and threat protection service that protects an unlimited amount of networks without the need for any in-house hardware or appliances. "
target: Web Shrinker LLC
Web Shrinker provides web site screenshot and domain intelligence API services. Web Shrinker uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to analyze and identify threats and domains in real time.
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closed 6/11/2014 via Market Wire

Insight Venture Partners, acquired FireMon, LLC

synopsis: FireMon, the top provider of proactive security intelligence solutions, announced that Insight Venture Partners, a leading global private equity and venture capital firm, has acquired a majority interest in the company. FireMon helps organizations find, correct and ultimately avoid gaps in their existing network security infrastructure.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Insight Venture Partners is a leading global private equity and venture capital firm founded in 1995. They have raised more than $7.6 billion and invested in more than 190 growth-stage software, eCommerce, internet, and data-services companies. "
target: FireMon, LLC
FireMon is an enterprise security management company headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas. Founded in 2004, they help organizations find, correct and ultimately avoid gaps in their existing network security infrastructure.
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closed 9/29/2011 via Company Press Release

Ultra Electronics Holdings plc, acquired AEP Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Ultra Electronics, an internationally successful defence and aerospace company with a long, consistent track record of development and growth, announced that it has acquired AEP Networks Ltd, a leading supplier of secure network communication solutions.
buyer: Ultra Electronics Holdings plc
Ultra Electronics is an internationally successful defence and aerospace company with a long, consistent track record of development and growth. Ultra businesses constantly innovate to create solutions to customer requirements that are different from and better than those of the Group’s competitors."
target parent: ACT Venture Capital Limited
target: AEP Networks, Inc.
AEP Networks provides networking security solutions. It offers AEP NACpoint, a network admission control appliance to provide LAN and wireless-based endpoint health checking, quarantine, and remediation; and AEP SmartGate, an identity-based application layer security gateway.
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closed 3/26/2019 via BusinessWire

Carbonite, Inc., acquired Webroot Inc.

synopsis: Carbonite, Inc., a leading cloud-based data protection provider, has acquired Webroot Inc., a leading cybersecurity company. Webroot secures endpoints and provides network protection, security awareness training and threat intelligence services.
buyer: Carbonite, Inc. (CARB:$405.29)
Carbonite provides a Data Protection Platform for businesses, including backup, disaster recovery, high availability and workload migration technology. The Carbonite Data Protection Platform supports any size business, in locations around the world with scalable global cloud infrastructure. "
target: Webroot Inc.
Webroot harnesses the cloud and AI to protect businesses and individuals against cyber threats. Webroot is a leading cybersecurity provider for managed service providers and small businesses, who rely on Webroot for endpoint protection, network protection, and security awareness training.
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$619
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closed 8/29/2017 via GlobeNewswire

SolarWinds MSP, acquired SpamExperts

synopsis: SolarWinds MSP, a global leader in delivering comprehensive, scalable IT service management solutions, announced that it has acquired SpamExperts B.V., a global provider of email security solutions deployed in the cloud or on-premises, with services for incoming (spam and virus) filtering, outgoing filtering, and email archiving.
buyer parent: SolarWinds
buyer: SolarWinds MSP
SolarWinds MSP empowers IT service providers with technologies to fuel their success. Solutions that integrate layered security and smart automation—both on-premises and in the cloud, backed by actionable data insights, help IT service providers get the job done easier and faster. "
target: SpamExperts
Launched in 2005 and based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands; with a second office in Bucharest, Romania; SpamExperts has provided SaaS-based mail protection and mail archiving services for best-in-class MSPs, ISPs, telcos, and other IT service providers globally for more than ten years.
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announced 6/28/2016 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire CloudLock

synopsis: Cisco announced its intent to acquire CloudLock Inc., a privately held cloud security company based in Waltham, Massachusetts. CloudLock specializes in cloud access security broker (CASB) technology that provides enterprises with visibility and analytics around user behavior and sensitive data in cloud services.
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: CloudLock
CloudLock is the leading provider of cloud cybersecurity. Its information security applications enable organizations to enforce regulatory, operational, and security compliance in public cloud platforms.
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announced 2/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Imperva, Inc., will acquire SkyFence

synopsis: Imperva, Inc. announced the company has agreed to acquire cloud security gateway startup Skyfence. With Skyfence, IT can gain visibility and control over corporate use of Software-as-a Service (SaaS) applications in order to protect sensitive data from external and inside threats.
buyer: Imperva, Inc. (IMPV:$344.02)
Imperva, pioneering the third pillar of enterprise security, fills the gaps in endpoint and network security by directly protecting high-value applications and data assets in physical and virtual data centers. They provide an integrated security platform build specifically for modern threats. "
target: SkyFence
Skyfence develops solutions that ensure the security and compliance of cloud applications and data. With Skyfence, IT can gain visibility and control over corporate use of Software-as-a Service (SaaS) applications in order to protect sensitive data from external and inside threats.
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announced 6/13/2016 via Company Press Release

VMware, Inc., will acquire Arkin Net

synopsis: VMware, Inc., the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, announced the intention to acquire Arkin Net, a leader in software-defined data center security and operations. Arkin is enabling software-defined security and networking for next generation data centers and cloud.
buyer parent: EMC Corporation
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Built on VMware’s industry-leading virtualization technology, their solutions deliver a new model of information technology that is fluid, instant and more secure. "
target: Arkin Net
Arkin Net is a leader in software-defined data center security and operations. It is enabling software-defined security and networking for next generation data centers and cloud. With a Google Search-like experience, the Arkin platform is an industry first converged security operations platform.
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announced 1/21/2020 via GlobeNewswire

VMware, Inc., will acquire Nyansa

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

VMware, Inc., acquired Carbon Black, Inc.

synopsis: VMware, Inc., a leading innovator in enterprise software, has acquired Carbon Black, a leader in cloud-native endpoint protection. Carbon Black’s innovative cloud-native security platform leverages big data and behavioral analytics to provide comprehensive endpoint protection against even the most advanced cyberattacks.
buyer parent: Dell Technologies
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: Carbon Black, Inc. (CBLK:$229.71)
Carbon Black is a leader in cloud-native endpoint protection dedicated to keeping the world safe from cyberattacks. The CB Predictive Security Cloud consolidates endpoint protection and IT operations into an endpoint protection platform that prevents advanced threats and provides actionable insight.
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closed 8/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

VMware, Inc., acquired Intrinsic Inc

synopsis: Enterprise software company VMware has acquired Intrinsic, a start-up that is dedicated to building the best technologies for securing applications and allow organizations to continue using all software without having to trust it.
buyer parent: Dell Technologies
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: Intrinsic Inc
Intrinsic is dedicated to building the best technologies for securing applications. Intrinsic’s goal is to allow organizations to continue using all software without having to trust it. They brought complex security systems used by the military to the general public.
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announced 8/21/2019 via Company Press Release

VMware, Inc., will acquire Veriflow

synopsis: VMware will acquire Veriflow to strengthen their capabilities in the pervasive network monitoring, troubleshooting, and verification space. Veriflow is an innovator in network verification, assurance, and troubleshooting. Veriflow’s technology provides problem detection for critical network issues—physical and virtual.
buyer parent: Dell Technologies
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: Veriflow
Veriflow brings formal verification to network infrastructure for the first time, continuously ensuring networks operate as intended. Veriflow predicts outages before they impact the business and vulnerabilities before they are exploited, allowing IT teams to operate secure and resilient networks.
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announced 7/25/2019 via Company Press Release

VMware, Inc., will acquire Uhana

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

VMware, Inc., will acquire BitFusion.io

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

VMware, Inc., will acquire Avi Networks

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

VMware, Inc., will acquire Bitnami

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

VMware, Inc., will acquire AetherPal

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

VMware, Inc., will acquire Heptio

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

VMware, Inc., will acquire CloudHealth

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

VMware, Inc., acquired E8 Security

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

VMware, Inc., acquired CloudCoreo, Inc.

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

VMware, Inc., acquired VeloCloud

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

VMware, Inc., acquired Apteligent, Inc.

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

VMware, Inc., will acquire Wavefront

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

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

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

VMware, Inc., acquired PLUMgrid

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

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

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

Skyview Capital LLC, acquired VMware vRealize Business Enterprise

synopsis: Skyview Capital, a global private investment firm, announced that it has acquired the VMware vRealize® Business™ Enterprise (formerly known as Digital Fuel). vRealize Business Enterprise is an IT financial management (ITFM) tool that provides transparency and control over the costs of cloud environments and quality of IT services.
buyer: Skyview Capital LLC
Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Skyview Capital LLC is a privately-held investment firm that specializes in the acquisition and strategic management of mission-critical, industry-leading businesses in multiple industries. "
target parent: Dell, Inc.
target: VMware vRealize Business Enterprise
Digital Fuel provides easy to use and fast to deploy IT Financial Management SaaS solutions that plan, bill, and optimize IT cost and value. With IT Financial Management's automated approach, you immediately know what IT services cost, who is using them, and the value that is received.
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announced 6/13/2016 via Company Press Release

VMware, Inc., will acquire Arkin Net

synopsis: VMware, Inc., the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, announced the intention to acquire Arkin Net, a leader in software-defined data center security and operations. Arkin is enabling software-defined security and networking for next generation data centers and cloud.
buyer parent: EMC Corporation
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility. Built on VMware’s industry-leading virtualization technology, their solutions deliver a new model of information technology that is fluid, instant and more secure. "
target: Arkin Net
Arkin Net is a leader in software-defined data center security and operations. It is enabling software-defined security and networking for next generation data centers and cloud. With a Google Search-like experience, the Arkin platform is an industry first converged security operations platform.
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announced 3/9/2020 via GlobeNewswire

WatchGuard Technologies, will acquire Panda Security

synopsis: WatchGuard Technologies, a leading global provider of network security and intelligence, secure Wi-Fi and multi-factor authentication, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Panda Security, a leading global provider in advanced endpoint protection.
buyer parent: Vector Capital
buyer: WatchGuard Technologies
WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. is a leading global provider of network security, secure Wi-Fi, multi-factor authentication and network intelligence. The company’s award-winning products and services are trusted around the world by nearly 10,000 security resellers and service providers. "
target: Panda Security
Panda Security is a Spanish multinational specialized in the development of IT security solutions. Initially focused on the development of antivirus software, the company has since expanded its line of business to advanced cyber-security services with technology for preventing cyber-crime.
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closed 3/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Heimdal Security

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners is pleased to announce that it has acquired Heimdal Security, a leading European provider of cloud-based cybersecurity solutions. Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Heimdal’s comprehensive endpoint security suite is delivered through a subscription-based, multi-tenant cloud platform.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management that is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: Heimdal Security
Heimdal Security is a leading European provider of cloud-based cybersecurity solutions. Headquartered in Denmark and with a strong presence in Scandinavia, and the U.K. and U.S. markets, Heimdal’s endpoint security suite is delivered through a subscription-based, multi-tenant cloud platform.
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closed 3/31/2020 via BusinessWire

McAfee, Inc., acquired Light Point Security

synopsis: McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, has completed its acquisition of Light Point Security, LLC, an award-winning and internationally recognized cybersecurity company whose mission is to deliver elegant, simple-to-use products to complex security problems.
buyer parent: TPG Capital
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee is a device-to-cloud cybersecurity company. Inspired by the power of working together, McAfee creates business and consumer solutions that make our world a safer place. It delivers proactive and proven security solutions and services for systems, networks, and mobile devices around the world."
target: Light Point Security
Light Point Security is an award-winning and internationally recognized cybersecurity company whose mission is to deliver elegant, simple-to-use products to complex security problems with customers ranging from multi-national financial institutions all the way to SMBs and individual home users.
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announced 2/6/2020 via Company Press Release

Advent International, Crosspoint Capital Partners, will acquire ForeScout Technologies

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

Skyview Capital LLC, acquired Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions, Inc.

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

Mimecast Services Limited, acquired Segasec

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

Broadcom Limited, acquired Bay Dynamics, Inc.

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

F5 Networks Inc., acquired Shape Security

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

Fortinet Inc., acquired CyberSponse

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

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd, acquired Protego

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

TrustyGate will be merged with 6clicks,

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

ThreatLandscape, Inc. merged with NetEnrich, Inc.,

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

A Consortium of 4 Buyers acquired GrammaTech

synopsis: Five Points Capital, in partnership with Pleasant Bay Capital, Crescendo Capital, Capital Southwest Corporation, new CEO Mike Dager and existing management, led the majority recapitalization of GrammaTech. GrammaTech, Inc. is a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions for government and commercial clients.
buyer: Crescendo Capital Partners
buyer: Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC:$7.57)
buyer: Pleasant Bay Capital Partners
buyer: Five Points Capital
Founded in 1997, Five Points Capital is a leading independent private equity manager, exclusively focused on the U.S. lower middle market. Pleasant Bay Capital, Crescendo Capital and Capital Southwest Corporation are private equity firms. "
target: GrammaTech
GrammaTech, Inc. is a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions for government and commercial clients. GrammaTech’s software enables users to quickly scan code for vulnerabilities that cause breaches, system failures or poor reliability.
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closed 3/2/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Sophos

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

SailPoint, acquired Orkus

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

SailPoint, acquired OverWatchID

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

ReliaQuest, will acquire Threatcare

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

HP, acquired Bromium

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

The Stage Fund, acquired Cymmetria, Inc.

synopsis: Stage Fund, a turnaround and growth private equity firm, has acquired Cymmetria, a premier cybersecurity deception platform in Israel. Cymmetria's deception products, MazeRunner and ActiveSOC, give organizations the ability to hunt attackers, detect lateral movement inside the perimeter, automate incident response, and mitigate attacks.
buyer: The Stage Fund
Stage Fund is a private equity firm located in 2 key cities in the U.S.: Denver H.Q., and New York. Stage Fund specializes in acquiring businesses that are undergoing change in capital structure, strategy, operations or growth and can benefit from their operational and capital approach. "
target: Cymmetria, Inc.
Cymmetria is a premier cybersecurity deception platform in Israel. Cymmetria 's deception products, MazeRunner and ActiveSOC, give organizations the ability to hunt attackers, detect lateral movement inside the perimeter, automate incident response, and mitigate attacks.
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A263860
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc. is a South Korean-based provider of Network Access Control (NAC) solutions. Their flagship product, Genian NAC, helps businesses maintain smart visiblity and control of all of their IT assets and ensures the highest level of security compliance by using cloud technology.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$18.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.74
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$2.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: ATEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A10 Networks
A10 Networks
A10 Networks is a leader in application networking and security, providing a range of high-performance application networking solutions that help organizations ensure that their data center applications and networks remain highly available, accelerated and secure.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$208.74
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($30.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
772
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Ticker: SZSE:300496
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thundersoft
Thundersoft is a world-leading provider of mobile operating system and smart device solutions. The company delivers solutions and services to markets (including smartphone, tablet, IoT, automotive and enterprise markets) with full-stack engineering resources covering software and hardware.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$151.01
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.29
EBIT ($mm)
$10.54
Net Income ($mm)
$14.31
Employees
2124
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meru Networks, Inc.
Meru Networks, Inc.
Founded in 2002, Meru Networks provides a virtualized wireless LAN architecture that cost-effectively delivers the performance, reliability, predictability and operational simplicity of a wired network, with the advantages of mobility.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TWLO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Twilio
Twilio
Twilio's mission is to fuel the future of communications. Developers and businesses use Twilio to make communications relevant and contextual by embedding messaging, voice, and video capabilities directly into their software applications.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$492.65
EBITDA ($mm)
($77.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($88.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1119
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Ticker: XTRA:CYR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
cyan AG
cyan is a European provider of intelligent, white labeled IT security solutions. Their main business areas are mobile security solutions for the end customers of mobile network operators and fixed line internet service providers, the insurance & financial services sector and government institutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ADGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AllDigital, Inc.
AllDigital, Inc.
AllDigital offers secure digital broadcasting solutions across multiple devices including mobile, desktop and digital television. Global media and entertainment, enterprise, and organizations have leveraged from their connected device technology to get to market faster, more efficiently.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$4.10
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.68)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
28
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Ticker: RPD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rapid7, LLC
Rapid7, LLC
Rapid7 is trusted by IT and security professionals around the world to manage risk, simplify modern IT complexity, and drive innovation. Rapid7 analytics transform vast amounts of security and IT data into the answers needed to securely develop and operate sophisticated IT networks and applications.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$221.21
EBITDA ($mm)
($47.15)
EBIT ($mm)
($56.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1204
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Ticker: AKAM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Akamai Technologies
Akamai Technologies
Akamai, the leader in Content Delivery Network services, makes the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. Their advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize experiences for any device, anywhere.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,794.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$782.96
EBIT ($mm)
$509.29
Net Income ($mm)
$422.64
Employees
7519
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Ticker: TSXV:MTLO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello Technologies, Inc.
Martello’s solutions manage and optimize the performance of real-time services on cloud and enterprise networks. Their solutions allow over the top (OTT) service providers and enterprises around the world to deliver better service quality and a reliable user experience.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.41)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
54
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Ticker: NYSE:PANW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks is leading cybersecurity by safely enabling applications and preventing cyber breaches for organizations worldwide. Their platform delivers security far superior to legacy or point products, safely enables daily business operations, and protects an organization's assets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,015.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$96.83
EBIT ($mm)
($46.80)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7014
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Ticker: CHKP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd is the largest pure-play security vendor globally. The company provides industry-leading solutions, and protects customers from cyberattacks with an unmatched catch rate of malware and other types of attacks.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,976.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$900.10
EBIT ($mm)
$882.72
Net Income ($mm)
$791.58
Employees
5070
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Ticker: TSE:4704
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trend Micro Inc.
Trend Micro Inc.
As a global leader in IT security, Trend Micro develops innovative security solutions that make the world safe for businesses and consumers to exchange digital information. They are recognized as the market leader in server security, cloud security, and small business content security.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,496.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$479.05
EBIT ($mm)
$334.22
Net Income ($mm)
$262.51
Employees
6562
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:VRNT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verint Systems Inc.
Verint Systems Inc.
Verint is a leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions with a focus on customer engagement optimization, security intelligence, and fraud, risk and compliance. Organizations in more than 180 countries count on intelligence from Verint solutions to make more informed, effective and timely decisions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,255.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$186.88
EBIT ($mm)
$129.50
Net Income ($mm)
$69.78
Employees
6200
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,142.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$744.74
EBIT ($mm)
$686.57
Net Income ($mm)
$440.65
Employees
990
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,142.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$744.74
EBIT ($mm)
$686.57
Net Income ($mm)
$440.65
Employees
990
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Ticker: PFPT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Proofpoint, Inc.
Proofpoint, Inc.
Proofpoint Inc. is a leading next-generation security and compliance company that provides cloud-based solutions for comprehensive threat protection, incident response, secure communications, social media security, compliance, archiving and governance.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$843.24
EBITDA ($mm)
($24.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($102.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2613
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Ticker: FSCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ForeScout Technologies
ForeScout Technologies
ForeScout is transforming security through visibility. They help make the invisible visible by providing Global 2000 enterprises and government agencies with agentless visibility and control of traditional and IoT devices the instant they connect to the network.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$336.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($89.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($101.19)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1107
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Ticker: CYBR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CyberArk
CyberArk is the only security company focused on eliminating the most advanced cyber threats; those that use insider privileges to attack the heart of the enterprise. Stopping attacks before they stop business, CyberArk proactively secures against threats before attacks can do irreparable damage.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$261.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.18
EBIT ($mm)
$20.33
Net Income ($mm)
$16.02
Employees
823
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALLIX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wallix
Wallix
WALLIX is a software company offering privileged access management solutions for large and medium sized enterprises, public organizations and cloud service providers, helping their many customers to protect their critical IT assets including data, servers, terminals and connected devices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$17.02
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.68)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
127
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Ticker: OTCPK:CYBF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cyberfort Software, Inc.
Cyberfort Software, Inc.
Cyberfort Software specializes in the acquisition and development of cyber security, content filtering and ad blocking technology. They are positioned to deal with various threats through innovative protection technologies for mobile, personal and business tech device.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: FEYE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FireEye
FireEye
FireEye, Inc. is a global network security company that provides automated threat forensics and dynamic malware protection against advanced cyber threats, such as advanced persistent threats and spear phishing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$871.60
EBITDA ($mm)
($120.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($200.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3200
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Ticker: QLYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc. is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions. Qualys helps organizations streamline their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives for better outcomes and substantial savings.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$278.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$82.29
EBIT ($mm)
$53.39
Net Income ($mm)
$57.30
Employees
1117
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Ticker: HLSE:FSC1V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
F-Secure Corporation
F-Secure Corporation
F-Secure has been defending tens of millions of people around the globe from digital threats for over 25 years. Their award-winning products protect people and companies against everything from crimeware to corporate cyberattacks, and are available from over 6000 resellers and 200 operators.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$199.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.52
EBIT ($mm)
$13.73
Net Income ($mm)
$12.16
Employees
1145
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Ticker: ZS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zscaler, Inc.
Zscaler is a leading cloud-based information security company. Zscaler offers a secure internet and web gateway that creates fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$170.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($28.89)
EBIT ($mm)
($36.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
950
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