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closed 10/11/2016 via Company Press Release

j2 Global, Inc., acquired FrontSafe

synopsis: Frontsafe, a software solution Web portal on top of IBM Spectrum Protect was acquired by global provider of internet services, NASDAQ-listed j2 Global, Inc. j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two divisions: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming and lifestyle content. "
target: FrontSafe
Front Safe built a software solution Web portal on top of IBM Spectrum Protect, which contains all the elements and tools a company needsto deliver the best backup and recovery service with IBM Spectrum Protect.
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closed 3/9/2020 via BusinessWire

NetApp, acquired Talon Storage

synopsis: NetApp has acquired Talon Storage, a leader in software-defined storage solutions enabling global enterprises to centralize and consolidate IT storage infrastructure to the public clouds. The combination of NetApp Cloud Volumes and Talon FAST software allows enterprises to centralize data in the cloud while maintaining a branch office experience.
buyer: NetApp (NTAP:$5,603.00)
NetApp is the leader in cloud data services, empowering global organizations to change their world with data. NetApp helps clients build their unique data fabric, simplify hybrid multi-cloud, and securely deliver the right data, services, and applications to the right people at the right time. "
target: Talon Storage
Talon Storage is a leader in software-defined storage solutions. The company's Talon FAST software is a cloud data service that provides a "Global File Cache" service for Remote Office/Branch Office workloads to enable file server consolidation into a secure, globally accessible file system.
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announced 3/6/2020 via Company Press Release

NVIDIA Corporation, will acquire SwiftStack

synopsis: NVIDIA, the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, is to acquire SwiftStack, a software-driven data storage and management platform for data-intensive applications and workflows, seamlessly providing access to data across the edge, core data centers, and public clouds.
buyer: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA:$10,918.00)
NVIDIA Corporation is the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies. The Company creates innovative, industry-changing products for computing, consumer electronics, and mobile devices. "
target: SwiftStack
SwiftStack is a software-driven data storage and management platform for data-intensive applications and workflows, seamlessly providing access to data across the edge, core data centers, and public clouds.
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announced 7/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Google, will acquire Elastifile

synopsis: Google, a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms, will be acquiring Elastifile, a pioneer in solving the challenges associated with file storage for enterprise-grade applications running at scale in the cloud.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$161,857.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: Elastifile
Elastifile is a pioneer in solving the challenges associated with file storage for enterprise-grade applications running at scale in the cloud. They’ve built a unique software-defined approach to managed Network Attached Storage.
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closed 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

Pure Storage, acquired Compuverde AB

synopsis: Pure Storage said it has acquired Compuverde, which makes storage software designed for file storage in hybrid cloud deployments. Pure said that Compuverde will enhance its file storage capabilities and allow it to target hybrid architectures.
buyer: Pure Storage (PSTG:$1,359.82)
Pure Storage helps innovators build a better world with data. Pure's data solutions enable SaaS companies, cloud service providers, and enterprise and public sector customers to deliver real-time, secure data in a multi-cloud environment. "
target: Compuverde AB
Compuverde makes storage software designed for file storage in hybrid cloud deployments. Compuverde’s software disrupts the storage market, having the most flexible, user friendly and cost efficient software defined storage (SDS) solution.
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closed 11/27/2018 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., acquired NooBaa

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, announced that it has acquired NooBaa, an early stage company developing software for managing data storage services across hybrid and multicloud environments. NooBaa is based in Israel and Silicon Valley.
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. "
target: NooBaa
NooBaa is an early stage company developing software for managing data storage services across hybrid and multicloud environments. NooBaa was founded in 2013 in Israel to address the need for greater visibility and control over unstructured data spread throughout these distributed environments.
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

BETSOL, Inc., acquired Zmanda, Inc.

synopsis: BETSOL, a Product Engineering and Managed IT Services company, has acquired Zmanda from Carbonite, Inc. Zmanda is an enterprise backup and disaster recovery solution with hundreds of enterprise customers. It is the leader in cloud and open-source backup software, protecting over 1,000,000 systems worldwide.
buyer: BETSOL, Inc.
BETSOL is a Product Engineering and Managed IT Services company, with a strong heritage in enterprise products and solutions. Through Managed IT services, they enable their customers to reduce time-to-market and scale solutions cost-effectively. "
target parent: Carbonite, Inc.
target: Zmanda, Inc.
Zmanda is an enterprise backup and disaster recovery solution with hundreds of enterprise customers. It is the leader in cloud and open-source backup software, protecting over 1,000,000 systems worldwide. Their software is simple-to-use yet feature-rich.
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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.
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closed 4/20/2017 via BusinessWire

Insight Venture Partners, acquired Spanning Cloud Apps

synopsis: Spanning Cloud Apps LLC, a leading provider of SaaS data protection, announced that it has been acquired by affiliates of Insight Venture Partners, a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth software, internet and data services companies.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Insight Venture Partners is a leading global venture capital and private equity firm investing in high-growth software, mobile & internet companies that are driving transformative change in their industries. Insight has raised more than $13 billion and invested in more than 250 companies worldwide. "
target parent: Dell, Inc.
target: Spanning Cloud Apps
Spanning Cloud Apps is a leading provider of backup and recovery for SaaS applications, helping organizations protect their information in the cloud. The company provides powerful, enterprise-class data protection for G Suite, Salesforce, and Microsoft Office 365.
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announced 6/22/2016 via Reuters

Soliton Systems, K.K., will acquire OREGA Inc.

synopsis: Soliton Systems, a company that develops innovative technology for IT security, remote live broadcasting and special unique embedded solutions, is acquiring OREGA Inc., a company that develops and sells virtual storage, file server log management, content management, and intellectual collaboration solutions.
buyer: Soliton Systems, K.K. (JASDAQ:3040:$138.68)
Soliton Systems develop innovative technology for IT security, remote live broadcasting and special unique embedded solutions. Since 1979, Soliton has pioneered IT security solutions for protecting company data from external IT security threats. "
target: OREGA Inc.
OREGA Inc. develops and sells virtual storage, file server log management, content management, and intellectual collaboration solutions. The company also provides information technology consulting services. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
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closed 10/28/2014 via PR Newswire

EMC Corporation, acquired Spanning Cloud Apps

synopsis: EMC Corporation announced the acquisition of Spanning Cloud Apps, Inc. Spanning is a leading provider of subscription-based backup and recovery for "born in the cloud" applications and data. Spanning solutions prevent business interruption due to data loss in Google Apps and Salesforce.com.
buyer: EMC Corporation (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver information technology as a service (ITaaS). Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. "
target: Spanning Cloud Apps
Spanning is a leading provider of subscription-based backup and recovery for "born in the cloud" applications and data. Spanning solutions prevent business interruption due to data loss in Google Apps and Salesforce.com.
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closed 10/28/2014 via PR Newswire

EMC Corporation, acquired Maginatics

synopsis: EMC Corporation announced the acquisition of Maginatics, Inc. Maginatics technology facilitates efficient data mobility across multiple clouds with data deduplication, WAN optimization, handling of large objects and multi-threading. EMC expects to integrate Maginatics technology with existing EMC data protection software, storage and services.
buyer: EMC Corporation (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver information technology as a service (ITaaS). Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. "
target: Maginatics
Maginatics simplifies and modernizes enterprise storage with a software-only solution that brings the agility and economics of object storage (“cloud storage”) into the enterprise in a way that meets the most stringent security, scalability and data accessibility requirements.
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closed 10/27/2014 via Market Wire

NetApp, purchased SteelStore from Riverbed Technology, Inc.

synopsis: NetApp, Inc. announced the acquisition of Riverbed Technology's SteelStore product line. The SteelStore product supports leading backup applications and cloud providers so that customers have a choice in how they extend their existing data protection infrastructure into the cloud.
buyer: NetApp (NTAP:$5,603.00)
Leading organizations worldwide count on NetApp for software, systems and services to manage and store their data. Customers value their teamwork, expertise and passion for helping them succeed now and into the future. "
seller: Riverbed Technology, Inc. (RVBD:$1,089.20)
The SteelStore product supports leading backup applications and cloud providers so that customers have a choice in how they extend their existing data protection infrastructure into the cloud. Riverbed is the leader in Application Performance Infrastructure.
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closed 8/7/2014 via PR Newswire

Quantum Corporation, acquired Symform

synopsis: Quantum Corp. announced that it has acquired Symform's cloud storage services platform, which is currently used by 45,000 individual users and small businesses in 170 countries. Symform's extensible cloud service is well-proven in the market, with petabytes of storage and billions of data objects under management in a broad range of use cases.
buyer: Quantum Corporation (QTM:$533.44)
Quantum is a leading expert in scale-out storage, archive and data protection, providing solutions for capturing, sharing and preserving digital assets over the entire data lifecycle. More than 100,000 customers have trusted Quantum to address their most demanding data workflow challenges. "
target: Symform
Based in Seattle, Symform began offering its cloud services in 2009 and recently introduced the fourth generation of its software. Symform's extensible cloud service is well-proven in the market, with petabytes of storage and billions of data objects under management in a broad range of use cases.
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closed 7/15/2014 via BusinessWire

Zimbra, Inc., acquired Mezeo Software, Inc.

synopsis: Zimbra, a global leader in unified collaboration software, announced its acquisition of Mezeo, a software company that provides secure file sharing and cloud storage capabilities for service providers, governments and companies. Mezeo’s strong technology portfolio includes patents that cover aspects of storage efficiency and file security.
buyer: Zimbra, Inc.
Zimbra connects people and information with unified collaboration software that includes email, calendaring, file sharing, activity streams, social networks and more. With technology designed for social, mobile and the cloud, Zimbra gives individuals the flexibility to work from virtually anywhere. "
target: Mezeo Software, Inc.
Mezeo provides software solutions to rapidly deliver storage-oriented cloud services and applications, locally and globally. Mezeo’s products include MezeoCloud, a deployable software platform, and MezeoFile, a turnkey, brandable solution for secure file sharing, synchronization, and collaboration.
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closed 6/10/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dropbox, Inc., acquired MobileSpan, Inc.

synopsis: Dropbox has just acquired MobileSpan, a startup founded by two ex-Google Chrome engineers to help enterprise employees access corporate firewalled content securely. Enterprises use MobileSpan to give their employees secure, seamless access to enterprise applications and documents from mobile devices.
buyer: Dropbox, Inc. (DBX:$1,321.30)
Dropbox is a file hosting service that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, and client software. It allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder regardless of which computer is used to view it. "
target: MobileSpan, Inc.
MobileSpan's drop-in solution creates a real-time window from a company’s business systems to their employees and partners. Enterprises use MobileSpan to give their employees secure, seamless access to enterprise applications and documents from mobile devices.
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closed 6/9/2014 via PR Web

eFolder, acquired CloudFinder Sweden AB

synopsis: eFolder announced the acquisition of Cloudfinder, an international leader in cloud-to-cloud backup services. Cloudfinder products provide backup, instant full-text search, restoration and reporting for business-to-business (B2B) cloud services, including Office 365, Google Apps and Salesforce.
buyer: eFolder
eFolder is a leading supplier of cloud data protection, business continuity, and cloud file sync solutions for MSPs, solution providers, and VARs. eFolder also empowers cost-effective partner and end-user private clouds, allowing partners to meet the needs of any client. "
target: CloudFinder Sweden AB
Cloudfinder is an international leader in cloud backup services and data management. The company’s mission is to combine absolute data security across all cloud platforms with the market’s most intuitive information overview and search and retrieval capabilities.
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closed 5/12/2014 via Company Press Release

HD Net Limited, acquired Cloud Scale Limited

synopsis: Auckland based ISP and datacentre operator HD has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Cloud Scale, a New Zealand software infrastructure-as-a-service provider. Cloud Scale is perfect for customers wanting to store backups offsite, or distribute files without managing any web servers.
buyer: HD Net Limited
HD Net is New Zealand's network specialists. HD delivers everything from residential broadband to full service solutions for SMEs and large corporates. "
target: Cloud Scale Limited
Cloud Scale, a New Zealand software Infrastructure-as-a-Service provider. Cloud storage is perfect for customers wanting to store backups offsite, or distribute files without managing any web servers.
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closed 10/9/2013 via PR Newswire

TransLattice, Inc., acquired StormDB, Inc.

synopsis: TransLattice, Inc., the geographically distributed database company for enterprise, cloud and hybrid environments, announced its acquisition of StormDB, Inc., a cloud services company based on the Jersey Shore in Red Bank, NJ. StormDB is a horizontally scalable SQL database fabric, flexible to handle varying database workloads.
buyer: TransLattice, Inc.
TransLattice provides its customers corporate-wide visibility, dramatically improved system availability, simple scalability and significantly reduced deployment complexity, all while enabling data location compliance. "
target: StormDB, Inc.
StormDB is a cloud services company based on the Jersey Shore in Red Bank, NJ. StormDB is a horizontally scalable SQL database fabric, flexible to handle varying database workloads. They are passionate about making powerful yet simple to use distributed databases.
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closed 2/27/2013 via BusinessWire

Rackspace Hosting, acquired ObjectRocket

synopsis: Rackspace Hosting announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ObjectRocket, a MongoDB database as a service (DBaaS) provider. With ObjectRocket’s open source-based MongoDB solution, Rackspace will broaden its OpenStack-based open cloud platform to offer customers a NoSQL DBaaS.
buyer: Rackspace Hosting (RAX:$2,073.40)
Rackspace Hosting is the open cloud company, delivering open technologies and powering more than 197,000 customers worldwide. Rackspace provides its renowned Fanatical Support® across a broad portfolio of IT products, including Public Cloud, Private Cloud, Hybrid Hosting and Dedicated Hosting. "
target: ObjectRocket
Built from the ground up, ObjectRocket is the premium MongoDB database-as-a-service (DBaaS). The only solution that is by default highly available, automatically sharded and unbelievably fast.
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closed 10/11/2016 via Company Press Release

j2 Global, Inc., acquired FrontSafe

synopsis: Frontsafe, a software solution Web portal on top of IBM Spectrum Protect was acquired by global provider of internet services, NASDAQ-listed j2 Global, Inc. j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two divisions: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming and lifestyle content. "
target: FrontSafe
Front Safe built a software solution Web portal on top of IBM Spectrum Protect, which contains all the elements and tools a company needsto deliver the best backup and recovery service with IBM Spectrum Protect.
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closed 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Buffered VPN merged with Encrypt.me,

synopsis: Encrypt.me, a popular VPN service, has announced that it will be merging with Buffered VPN. Encrypt.me is part of the J2 Global family. Buffered VPN is a fast growing personal VPN service provider enabling users from around the world to safely and anonymously browse the web.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Encrypt.me
Encrypt.me is a popular VPN service that helps their users stay secure. Encrypt.me offers an easy-to-use app that automatically detects unsafe connections and secures them. Encrypt.me enables users to stay safe and keep their personal information secure online when they're using public Wi-Fi. "
target: Buffered VPN
Buffered VPN is a fast growing personal VPN service provider enabling users from around the world to safely and anonymously browse the web. With servers in over 30 countries, Buffered VPN is able to provide their users with unfettered access to international websites from anywhere in the world.
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closed 8/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired BabyCenter, L.L.C.

synopsis: Everyday Health Group, a division of J2 Global, Inc., announced that it has acquired BabyCenter, the world's number one digital parenting resource reaching more than 100 million people monthly through websites, mobile apps, online communities, email series, social programs, print publications, and public health initiatives.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health operates a leading digital marketing and communications platform for healthcare companies that want to engage with consumers and healthcare professionals. Their platform combines premier content from leading brands, an engaged audience, and extensive data and analytics expertise. "
target parent: Johnson & Johnson
target: BabyCenter, L.L.C.
BabyCenter is the world's number one digital parenting resource reaching more than 100 million people monthly through websites, mobile apps, online communities, email series, social programs, print publications, and public health initiatives.
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closed 9/19/2019 via BusinessWire

Ziff Davis B2B, acquired Spiceworks

synopsis: Spiceworks, the marketplace where tech buyers and sellers come together to push the world forward with technology, solve tech challenges and support each other, has been acquired by Ziff Davis B2B, the global market leader in omni-channel marketing demand generation, providing clients with access to the most powerful technology buyers.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ziff Davis B2B
Ziff Davis B2B is the global market leader in omni-channel marketing demand generation, providing clients with access to the most powerful technology buyers. Their media network known for its leadership, editorial and industry content is trusted by the decision makers customers need to reach. "
target: Spiceworks
Spiceworks is a social network for IT professionals. They’re the marketplace where tech buyers and sellers come together to push the world forward with technology, solve tech challenges and support each other, making it the largest, most unique IT community of its kind.
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closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

NetProtect, acquired SaferVPN

synopsis: J2 Global has acquired SaferVPN through their subsidiary, NetProtect, a global leader in internet protection. SaferVPN is a leading VPN service trusted by millions of consumers and thousands of businesses worldwide.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: NetProtect
NetProtect is a global leader in internet protection. With a sophisticated yet simple array of consumer and business solutions, NetProtect delivers secure, open access to files, websites, software, and media. "
target: SaferVPN
Founded in 2013, SaferVPN was an idea on a drawing board. Today, they are a leading VPN service trusted by millions of consumers and thousands of businesses worldwide. Building on decades of professional experience, their team brings their expertise to a truly innovative cybersecurity SaaS company.
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closed 6/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Encrypt.me

synopsis: j2 Global, a leading Internet information and services company, has acquired Encrypt.me, a popular VPN service that helps their users stay secure. Encrypt.me offers an easy-to-use app that automatically detects unsafe connections and secures them. Encrypt.me enables users to keep their personal information secure when they're using public Wi-Fi.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: Encrypt.me
Encrypt.me is a popular VPN service that helps their users stay secure. Encrypt.me offers an easy-to-use app that automatically detects unsafe connections and secures them. Encrypt.me enables users to stay safe and keep their personal information secure online when they're using public Wi-Fi.
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closed 4/17/2019 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired SafeSend

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, has acquired SafeSend, a privately held and fast growing software company based in Oslo, Norway. The company was founded in 2015 to prevent the accidental emailing of confidential data outside the company’s domain.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: SafeSend
SafeSend is a privately held and fast growing software company based in Oslo, Norway. The company was founded in 2015 to prevent the accidental emailing of confidential data outside the company’s domain.
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j2 Global, Inc., acquired iContact

synopsis: iContact, an email marketing firm launched in the Triangle 15 years ago, has been acquired by j2 Global, a leading Internet information and services company. Since 2003, small and medium businesses worldwide have achieved results by turning to iContact’s best-in-class automation and email marketing solutions and knowledgeable team members.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: iContact
Since 2003, small and medium businesses worldwide have achieved significant results by turning to iContact’s best-in-class automation and email marketing solutions and knowledgeable team members.
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j2 Global, Inc., acquired Castle Connolly Top Doctors

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc. has acquired Castle Connolly, a company that since 1991 has been dedicated to helping consumers find the best healthcare in America. At Castle Connolly they identify top doctors, both nationally and regionally, based on an extensive nominations process open to all licensed physicians in America.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Since 1991 Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. has been dedicated to helping consumers find the best healthcare in America. At Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. they identify top doctors, both nationally and regionally, based on an extensive nominations process open to all licensed physicians in America.
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j2 Global, Inc., acquired DemandShore Solutions

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, announced they have acquired DemandShore. Since 2004, DemandShore has been working hard to deliver value to Sales and Marketing professionals across B2B Technology companies globally.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: DemandShore Solutions
Since 2004, DemandShore has been working hard to deliver value to Sales and Marketing professionals across B2B Technology companies globally. DemandShore has worked with more than 250 technology companies, helping them achieve success with their go-to-market programs and accelerating revenue growth.
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j2 Global, Inc., acquired Communicator Corp

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, announced the acquisition of The Communicator Corporation, an email marketing software company that powers marketing automation for their customers so they can achieve breakthrough results.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
j2 Global, Inc. is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media segment and eFax, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive in its Cloud Services segment. "
target: Communicator Corp
Communicator is email marketing software that powers marketing automation for their customers so they can achieve breakthrough results. Their Software Suite is powered by SMARTSend™, the email delivery solution that ensures emails can be sent faster while making them more likely to reach the inbox.
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Ookla, acquired Ekahau, Inc.

synopsis: Ookla, the global leader in internet performance testing and consumer-initiated network diagnostics, has acquired Ekahau, the global leader in Wi-Fi network design tools, from WLAN network planning to site surveys and troubleshooting.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ookla
Ookla is the global leader in internet performance testing and consumer-initiated network diagnostics. With over 9 million tests taken each day and over 9 billion tests logged to date, their Speedtest platform provides the most expansive view of internet network performance and accessibility. "
target: Ekahau, Inc.
Ekahau is the global leader in Wi-Fi network design tools, from WLAN network planning to site surveys and troubleshooting. Ekahau's tools are used by the leading Wi-Fi infrastructure vendors and telecom operators to minimize network deployment time and ensure sufficient wireless network performance.
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Everyday Health, Inc., acquired PRIME

synopsis: Everyday Health Group, a leader in patient and provider education, announced that it has purchased Prime Education, LLC, a nationally recognized medical education and outcomes research company known for its award-winning, systems-based work and extensive peer-reviewed publications in research-informed interprofessional continuing education (CE).
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health operates a leading digital marketing and communications platform for healthcare companies that want to engage with consumers and healthcare professionals. Their platform combines premier content from leading brands, an engaged audience, and extensive data and analytics expertise. "
target: PRIME
Founded in 1994, PRIME is a nationally recognized medical education and outcomes research company that has, as its mission, to enhance the interprofessional health team’s knowledge, skills/strategy, and performance in caring for patients.
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closed 8/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ookla, acquired Downdetector.com

synopsis: Ookla, the global leader in internet performance testing and consumer-initiated network diagnostics, has acquired Downdetector.com, the leading source for real-time status and outage information for thousands of services and websites around the world. Downdetector.com aims to track any service that its users consider vital to their everyday lives.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ookla
Ookla is the global leader in internet performance testing and consumer-initiated network diagnostics. With over 9 million tests taken each day and over 9 billion tests logged to date, their Speedtest platform provides the most expansive view of internet network performance and accessibility. "
target: Downdetector.com
Downdetector.com is the leading source for real-time status and outage information for thousands of services and websites around the world. It aims to track any service that its users consider vital to their everyday lives, including internet providers, public transport, online services and more.
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closed 7/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Ziff Davis B2B, acquired Revenu8 Inc

synopsis: Ziff Davis, a j2 Global Company, has completed the acquisition of Revenu8, an innovative media company, bringing news, views, and research-based, unbiased content to the MarTech, HRTech & IT space with its 3 flagship properties: MarTech Advisor, HR Technologist, and ReadITQuik respectively. Revenu8 joins Ziff Davis B2B, the B2B unit at Ziff Davis.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ziff Davis B2B
Ziff Davis B2B is a leading provider of marketing and technology services for B2B media and lead generation in verticals across industries and geographies. Ziff Davis B2B is part of j2 Global’s Ziff Davis digital media division comprised of highly acclaimed websites. "
target: Revenu8 Inc
Revenu8 has established itself as an innovative media company, bringing news, views, and research-based, unbiased content to the MarTech, HRTech and IT space with its 3 flagship properties: MarTech Advisor, HR Technologist, and ReadITQuik respectively.
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closed 7/19/2018 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Mosaik Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, announced the acquisition of Mosaik Solutions, a company that builds world-class desktop and mobile applications backed by comprehensive, global network intelligence.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two segments: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, and unified communications solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming, lifestyle and healthcare content through its digital properties. "
target: Mosaik Solutions, Inc.
As a strategic partner to mobile operators and network-dependent solution providers, Mosaik enables its clients to deliver a superior network experience. It builds world-class desktop and mobile applications backed by comprehensive, global network intelligence.
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closed 4/18/2018 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., purchased VIPRE Security from ThreatTrack Security

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services and digital media, announced that they have completed the acquisition of VIPRE Security from ThreatTrack. VIPRE is the highest-rated, award-winning internet security product for businesses and home users.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two segments: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, and unified communications solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming, lifestyle and healthcare content through its digital properties. "
seller: ThreatTrack Security
The acquisition includes the VIPRE Security software products from ThreatTrack. VIPRE is the highest-rated, award-winning internet security product for businesses and home users. ThreatTrack specializes in cyber security and malware software.
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closed 2/8/2018 via Company Press Release

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Vipre

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services and digital media, has acquired VIPRE, the highest-rated, award-winning internet security product for businesses and home users
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two segments: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, and unified communications solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming, lifestyle and healthcare content through its digital properties. "
target: Vipre
VIPRE is the highest-rated, award-winning internet security product for businesses and home users. It is powered by the world's most sophisticated security technologies that protect millions of users from today’s top online threats.
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closed 12/31/2017 via Company Press Release

j2 Global, Inc., acquired BlackFriday.com

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services and digital media, announced that the company has acquired BlackFriday.com, a website that lets shoppers view popular Black Friday ads in one central location. BlackFriday.com helps consumers save time and money by bringing the best deals from hundreds of retailers.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two segments: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, and unified communications solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming, lifestyle and healthcare content through its digital properties. "
target: BlackFriday.com
BlackFriday.com is a website that helps consumers save time and money by bringing the best deals from hundreds of retailers. Since 2006, BlackFriday.com has helped hundreds of millions of shoppers view the popular Black Friday ads in one central location.
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closed 12/4/2017 via Company Press Release

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired Health eCareers

synopsis: DHI Group, Inc. announced that it has sold its Health eCareers business to Everyday Health Professional, a subsidiary of j2 Global. Health eCareers is the online destination for healthcare careers with news, information, events, career resources and employment opportunities.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health operates a leading digital marketing and communications platform for healthcare companies that want to engage with consumers and healthcare professionals. Their platform combines premier content from leading brands, an engaged audience, and extensive data and analytics expertise. "
target parent: DHI Group, Inc.
target: Health eCareers
Health eCareers is the destination for healthcare careers with news, information, events, career resources and employment opportunities. They the only true single source for all of healthcare recruitment needs, providing unparalleled access to job seekers across all disciplines and specialties.
price ($mm)
$15
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announced 11/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Ziff Davis, Inc., will acquire Mashable

synopsis: Ziff Davis, a leading global digital-media company operating in the technology, gaming, entertainment and lifestyle verticals, is to acquire Mashable, a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company. Mashable is the go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content for its dedicated and influential audience around the globe.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ziff Davis, Inc.
Ziff Davis, a subsidiary of j2 Global, Inc., is a leading global digital-media company operating in the technology, gaming, entertainment and lifestyle verticals. "
target: Mashable
Mashable is a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company. Powered by its own proprietary technology, Mashable is the go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content for its dedicated and influential audience around the globe.
price ($mm)
$50
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closed 9/30/2015 via PR Newswire

FreeConference.com, acquired FreeConferencePro

synopsis: iotum, a leader in teleconference and group calling solutions, announced the acquisition of FreeConferencePro, a Connecticut-based provider of innovative and free audio conferencing services. With this acquisition, iotum continues to add voice-conferencing-services providers and customers to its robust group-calling platform, FreeConference.com.
buyer parent: Iotum
buyer: FreeConference.com
FreeConference is the original free conference calling service. FreeConference serves over a billion minutes a year of all-digital conference calls to businesses and individuals requiring top-tier performance at little or no cost. "
target: FreeConferencePro
FreeConferencePro is the highest quality, easiest to use, and most innovative audio conferencing service available to all users for free. It is an automated and secure system that allows you to sign up and receive a Conference Access Number and your own personal Passcode, ready for use immediately.
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closed 2/11/2014 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Ozefax

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services, announced that it has acquired the Internet fax business of a service provider, Sydney-based OzeFax. Ozefax Pty Limited is faxing solution specialists; providing Australian businesses with economical, reliable solutions to their telecommunication requirements.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
j2 Global, Inc. provides cloud services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2's network spans 49 countries on six continents. It offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and customer relationship management solutions. "
target: Ozefax
Ozefax Pty Limited is faxing solution specialists; providing Australian businesses with economical, reliable solutions to their telecommunication requirements.
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closed 5/15/2013 via PR Newswire

Iotum, acquired Freeconference

synopsis: iotum, operator of the popular and versatile teleconferencing service Calliflower.com for small business, announced that it is expanding with the acquisition of California-based Global Conference Partners, provider of FreeConference.com and associated teleconferencing services.
buyer: Iotum
iotum is an international company with roots in VoIP, telecom switch development, and innovative voice and mobile services. They provide several teleconferencing platforms and collaboration services to millions of users worldwide. "
target parent: American Capital Strategies, Ltd.
target: Freeconference
FreeConference is a service of Global Conference Partners, a leader in telephony and group communications solutions since 1985. FreeConference offers a variety of solutions to fit the conferencing needs of businesses, enterprises, individuals, community and nonprofit organizations.
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closed 1/7/2008 via BusinessWire

AT Conference, Inc., acquired A Professional Conference Call

synopsis: AT Conference, Inc., a leading provider of audio and web conferencing services, today announced it has completed the acquisition of ‘A Professional Conference Call’ of Duluth, GA.
buyer: AT Conference, Inc.
Founded in 1999, AT Conference provides conference calling services for businesses, including web conferencing, operator assisted conferencing, and special services for investor relation conferencing. Primarily focused on the SMB market, AT Conference has over 50,000 customers worldwide. "
target: A Professional Conference Call
A Professional Conference Call's experience within this changing industry has allowed us to empower our business clients with the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate worldwide, while providing the highest level of conferencing products and professional customer services available.
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closed 7/24/2019 via PR Web

Select Communications, acquired Lighthouse Conferencing

synopsis: Select Communications, a communications services provider, has acquired Lighthouse Conferencing, a provider of online event collaboration and conferencing services for customers to communicate their world changing ideas.
buyer: Select Communications
Select Communications is a communications services provider that provides the broadest product selection and highest-quality communication services to organizations worldwide, with a time-saving, one-stop shopping opportunity. "
target: Lighthouse Conferencing
Lighthouse Conferencing provides online event collaboration and conferencing services for customers to communicate their world changing ideas. They are a premium collaboration solutions partner focused on providing clients the highest level of thought, guidance, and service.
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closed 12/27/2017 via Company Press Release

Videonor AS, acquired appear.in

synopsis: Videonor, a company that offers cloud-based software-as-a-service video conferencing at a low monthly cost, has acquired a majority stake in appear.in from Telenor Group, a leading telecommunications company. appear.in is a browser-based video service with meetings held with up to 12 participants.
buyer: Videonor AS
Videonor offers cloud-based software-as-a-service video conferencing at a low monthly cost. With clients in 50+ countries, Videonor helps global enterprises, startups, academic institutions and national sports teams communicate more effectively. "
target parent: Telenor Group
target: appear.in
appear.in is a browser-based video service with meetings held with up to 12 participants. The service lets users start video calls directly in the browser without any downloads. appear.in works on almost any device and even lets users share their screen to show presentations, photos or spreadsheets.
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closed 2/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Euronext N.V., acquired Company Webcast B.V.

synopsis: Euronext announces the acquisition of a 51% majority stake in Company Webcast, a Dutch company specialised in professional webcast and webinar services. Company Webcast, based in the Netherlands, provides high-end webcast and webinar solutions to more than 260 corporates and local governments, through its state-of-the-art platform.
buyer: Euronext N.V. (ENXTPA:ENX:$721.90)
Euronext is the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone. Euronext operates regulated and transparent equity and derivatives markets. Its total product offering includes Equities, Exchange Traded Funds, Warrants & Certificates, Bonds, Derivatives, Commodities and Indices. "
target: Company Webcast B.V.
Company Webcast is market leader in the Benelux region for high-end webcast and webinar solutions, which are based on a state of the art platform using the most advanced technology. Company Webcast can handle all aspects of organising, recording, broadcasting and archiving of webcasts.
price ($mm)
$3.83*
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/12/2017 via PR Newswire

PGi, will acquire ReadyTalk

synopsis: PGi, the world's largest dedicated provider of collaboration software and services, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Denver-based ReadyTalk, a leading provider of cloud communications services, including audio, web and video conferencing, and self-service and managed webinar solutions.
buyer parent: Siris Capital Group
buyer: PGi (PGI:$562.53)
PGi is the world's largest pure-play provider of collaboration software and services. PGi's unified collaboration platform empowers business users and teams to connect, share ideas and manage projects with the simplicity and everywhere-access of the latest cloud technologies. "
target: ReadyTalk
ReadyTalk delivers cloud communication services, including audio, video, web and voice conferencing as well as webinars, that inspire collaboration and improve communication for today's digital and mobile workforce.
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closed 10/13/2016 via Company Press Release

meetyoo conferencing GmbH, acquired ubivent GmbH

synopsis: Meetyoo Conferencing GmbH, a professional service provider offering audio conferences, web conferences and webcasts, has acquired Ubivent, Europe's leading virtual event specialist. They offer virtual event solutions and services that allow global organizations to complement or substitute physical events.
buyer: meetyoo conferencing GmbH
Based in Berlin, meetyoo conferencing GmbH is a professional service provider offering audio conferences, web conferences and webcasts. "
target: ubivent GmbH
Ubivent is Europe's leading virtual event specialist. They offer virtual event solutions and services that allow global organizations to complement or substitute physical events.
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closed 5/12/2014 via PR Newswire

Dimension Data Holdings plc, acquired Teliris

synopsis: In a move to expand its Managed Services for Visual Communications (MSVC) operations, Dimension Data announced that it has acquired 100% of Teliris, a privately-owned cloud video managed services business with offices in London, Connecticut and New York, for an undisclosed sum.
buyer parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
buyer: Dimension Data Holdings plc
Dimension Data plc is an ICT services and solutions provider that uses its technology expertise, global service delivery capability, and entrepreneurial spirit to accelerate the business ambitions of its clients. "
target: Teliris
Teliris is one of the first industry pioneers to deliver cloud-based managed telepresence services, and provides immersive telepresence and videoconferencing services via its own proprietary platform, Lentaris. Peak 10 provides reliable IT infrastructure solutions to companies with a range of needs.
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announced 12/21/2011 via Market Wire

Arkadin, will acquire ConferencePlus Inc.

synopsis: Arkadin, a leading provider of collaboration solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ConferencePlus, Inc., a conferencing services provider and a subsidiary of Westell Technologies, Inc. ConferencePlus provides Arkadin with a complementary set of services and an expanded presence in North America and Europe.
buyer: Arkadin
Founded in 2001, Arkadin is a global Collaboration Service Provider, offering audio, web and video conferencing solutions. Arkadin enables organizations to communicate and collaborate using customizable, cost-efficient, user-friendly solutions. "
target parent: Westell Technologies, Inc.
target: ConferencePlus Inc.
ConferencePlus, a leading global provider of audio, video, webcasting and web conferencing services, is dedicated to providing high quality, reliable conferencing services that customers trust with their most important events.
price ($mm)
$41
rev ($mm)
$43
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

j2 Global, Inc., acquired MaxEmail

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., a company that provides Internet services through two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media, has acquired MaxEmail, a company that makes business communications easier by providing Internet enabled fax and voice mail services to its clients.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two divisions: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming and lifestyle content. "
target: MaxEmail
MaxEmail makes business communications easier by providing Internet enabled fax an voice mail services to its clients. Faxes can be sent and received through email without the need for a fax machine or dedicated phone line.
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closed 2/11/2014 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Faxmate

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services, announced that it has acquired the Internet fax business of Australian service provider Brisbane-based Faxmate. The company provides fax to email, fax broadcasting & email to fax services.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
j2 Global, Inc. provides cloud services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2's network spans 49 countries on six continents. It offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and customer relationship management solutions. "
target: Faxmate
FaxMate provides business grade virtual fax services in Australia. They provide fax to email, fax broadcasting & email to fax services. FaxMate® completely replaces the need for a conventional fax machine for both sending and receiving faxes
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closed 11/2/2007 via BusinessWire

AT&T, acquired Interwise

synopsis: AT&T Inc. announced the completion of the acquisition of Interwise, a leading global provider of Internet Protocol (IP)-based voice, Web and video conferencing services. In parallel, AT&T announced the launch of AT&T Connect, the first in a planned series of converged AT&T-branded voice, video and web conferencing products and services.
buyer: AT&T (T:$181,193.00)
AT&T Inc. is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. "
target: Interwise
Interwise is the leader in delivering unlimited voice, Web, and video conferencing for the enterprise. Interwise’ fixed price/unlimited usage business model and enterprise-class technology combine to make it easy for companies to deliver conferencing and collaboration as a core business application.
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announced 4/10/2008 via Company Press Release

BT Group plc, will acquire Wire One Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: BT has agreed to acquire Wire One Holdings Inc. (“Wire One”), one of the leading providers of videoconferencing solutions in the United States. It is intended that Wire One will form the core of BT Conferencing’s video services unit.
buyer: BT Group plc (BT:$28,779.52)
BT is one of the world's leading providers of communications solutions and services operating in 170 countries. Its principal activities include networked IT services, local, national and international telecommunications services, and higher-value broadband and internet products and services. "
target parent: The Gores Group, LLC
target: Wire One Technologies, Inc.
Wire One Communications, with over 20 years of conferencing support expertise, is one of the recognized leaders in providing easy to use, reliable, and cost effective video communication solutions to customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$140
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Apax Partners, will acquire Destiny NV

synopsis: Apax Partners, a Paris-based European leader in private equity, has signed an agreement with Mentha Capital to succeed them as investor in the Destiny Group, a provider of secure cloud communication solutions, focusing primarily on small and medium-sized innovative companies.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is a leading global private equity advisory firm. The Apax Funds invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare and Consumer. These funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. "
target parent: Mentha Capital
target: Destiny NV
Belgium-based Destiny is a provider of secure cloud communication solutions, focusing primarily on small and medium-sized innovative companies. With the Destiny cloud interaction platform, companies can communicate more efficiently from anywhere and with any device.
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closed 6/12/2013 via BNC Analysis

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Rondee

synopsis: Yahoo! has acquired Rondee, a free conference calling service founded in 2007. Rondee will be joining Yahoo! Small Business to continue innovating with technologies that help small businesses and groups.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: Rondee
Rondee, Inc. is a leading provider of free conference calling services. Users can pick a theme, participants can invite others, times can be readjusted by participants, and the service sends an email reminder of the meeting.
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closed 6/28/2006 via PR Newswire

ZivVa Holdings, LLC, acquired Vocalocity

synopsis: ZivVa Holdings, LLC, a leading provider of hosted voice over internet (VoIP) applications, today announced the acquisition of Vocalocity Inc., a leading provider of OEM software for standards-based telephony solutions.
buyer: ZivVa Holdings, LLC
ZivVa is an on-demand application service provider committed to simplifying the creation and deployment of VoIP services for enterprise customers and OEM partners. "
target: Vocalocity
A leading provider of OEM software for standards-based telephony solutions. Vocalocity accelerates the migration to open telephony platforms with software that minimizes the development, integration and ongoing management burden of supporting VoiceXML, CCXML, SIP.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/30/2011 via Company Press Release

A Consortium of 6 Buyers will purchase Mobile, Networking and Semiconductor Patents from Nortel Networks Corporation

synopsis: Nortel Networks Corporation announced that it has concluded a successful auction of all of Nortel’s remaining patents and patent applications. After a multi-day auction, a consortium consisting of Apple, EMC, Ericsson, Microsoft, Research In Motion and Sony emerged as the winner with a bid of $4.5 billion.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$134,249.00)
buyer: Sony Corporation (SNE:$78,393.67)
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$267,683.00)
buyer: EMC Corporation (EMC:$24,566.00)
buyer: Research In Motion (BB:$882.00)
buyer: Ericsson AB (OM:ERIC B:$23,129.81)
The buyer consortium consists of Apple, Inc., EMC Corporation, Ericsson AB, Microsoft Corporation, Research In Motion Limited and Sony Corporation. "
seller: Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for their customers. Nortel's next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications.
price ($mm)
$4,500
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 3/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

j2 Global, Inc., acquired MetroFax, Inc.

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc. announced that is has acquired MetroFax, Inc., the Bellevue, Washington provider of Internet faxing services and advanced features. MetroFax's affordable online fax service allows users to send and receive faxes via the Internet using email, a web browser or mobile smart phone applications.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,261.11)
j2 Global, Inc. provides cloud services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2's network spans 49 countries on six continents. It offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and customer relationship management solutions. "
target: MetroFax, Inc.
MetroFax is a leading provider of Internet faxing with advanced features and flexible usage plans starting at $7.95 per month. Individuals and companies of all sizes have come to depend on the simple, affordable, and reliable MetroFax service.
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$5.79
Net Income ($mm)
$6.05
Employees
471
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Ticker: TSE:4704
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trend Micro Inc.
Trend Micro Inc.
As a global leader in IT security, Trend Micro develops innovative security solutions that make the world safe for businesses and consumers to exchange digital information. They are recognized as the market leader in server security, cloud security, and small business content security.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,496.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$479.05
EBIT ($mm)
$334.22
Net Income ($mm)
$262.51
Employees
6562
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,142.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$744.74
EBIT ($mm)
$686.57
Net Income ($mm)
$440.65
Employees
990
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,142.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$744.74
EBIT ($mm)
$686.57
Net Income ($mm)
$440.65
Employees
990
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Ticker: 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: 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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Ticker: BSE:512161
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8KMiles
8KMiles
8K Miles Software Services is a global Cloud, SaaS & Security Solutions company. They provide digital technology solutions – SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud) for seamless connectivity between consumers, SMBs, large enterprises, healthcare providers and pharmaceutical companies.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$56.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.04
EBIT ($mm)
$16.08
Net Income ($mm)
$9.79
Employees
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Route1 Inc.
Route1 Inc.
Route1 is an advanced North American provider of industrial-grade data intelligence, user authentication, and ultra-secure mobile workforce solutions. The Company helps all manner of organizations to make intelligent use of devices and data for immediate process improvements.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$21.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.02
EBIT ($mm)
$0.44
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
38
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Ticker: VERI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Veritone
Veritone is a leading artificial intelligence company that has developed a unique platform, aiWARE, which unlocks the power of AI-based cognitive computing to transform and analyze unstructured public and private audio and video data for clients in a variety of markets.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$15.77
EBITDA ($mm)
($59.70)
EBIT ($mm)
($59.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
219
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Ticker: OM:IRIS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Irisity AB
Irisity AB
Irisity is a Swedish leader in intelligent camera surveillance. Using AI and proactive, self-learning algorithms, Irisity's SaaS solution upgrades both existing and new surveillance cameras and monitoring systems from passive to proactive alarming devices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$5.24
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.88)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: WSE:ITL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InteliWISE
InteliWISE utilizes language recognition and interactive video technology to optimize online customer service experiences. They are enabling the digital transformation of the Customer Engagement and Service, by providing the intelligent, AI – powered, industry – leading cloud-based services.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.07
EBIT ($mm)
$0.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLDS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cloud Security Corporation
Cloud Security Corporation
Cloud Security Corporation is an early-stage security and information access technology software company. The Company delivers immediate information with secure access to computer desktops and other consumer electronic devices from remote locations.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: JCOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
j2 Global, Inc.
j2 Global, Inc.
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two divisions: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming and lifestyle content.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,261.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$475.65
EBIT ($mm)
$268.73
Net Income ($mm)
$146.38
Employees
2587
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Ticker: EGHT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8x8, Inc.
8x8, Inc.
8x8, Inc. provides secure and reliable enterprise cloud communications solutions. 8x8's cloud solutions replace traditional on-premises PBX hardware and software-based systems with a flexible SaaS alternative, encompassing cloud business phone service, contact center solutions, and conferencing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$352.59
EBITDA ($mm)
($76.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($90.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1497
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Ticker: AIM:ARTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Artilium Plc
Artilium Plc
Artilium is a demonstrated leader in the development of next generation communication technologies. Artilium's strategy focuses on supporting its customers to successfully grow their business by providing flexible, cost effective and innovative solutions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$12.84
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
73
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Ticker: OTCPK:KTEL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KonaTel
KonaTel
KonaTel provides cellular products and services in various retail and wholesale markets in the United States. The company provides innovative mobile options, competitive prices, wireless invoice analysis & optimization, and outstanding support that empowers clients to expand their business.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$9.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.66)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.90)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
18
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Ticker: OB:TECH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Techstep ASA
Techstep ASA
Techstep is a leading Nordic enabler of the digital workplace. Techstep’s unique “Mobile as a Service” (MaaS) offering is a one-stop-shop solution combining hardware, subscription & connectivity, mobile device management, managed services and related software, in addition to financing.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$107.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.24
EBIT ($mm)
$0.37
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
217
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Ticker: RNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RingCentral, Inc
RingCentral, Inc
RingCentral is a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions. More flexible and cost-effective than legacy on-premises systems, RingCentral empowers mobile and distributed workforce to communicate, collaborate, and connect from anywhere, on any device.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$624.09
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.49)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1352
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Ticker: FSNN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fusion
Fusion is a leading provider of integrated cloud solutions to small, medium and large businesses. Fusion's advanced, high availability cloud service platform enables the integration of leading edge solutions in the cloud.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$150.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.77
EBIT ($mm)
($4.75)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
271
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Ticker: IIJI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
Internet Initiative Japan Inc. is one of Japan's leading Internet-access and comprehensive network solutions providers. IIJ and its group of companies provide total network solutions that mainly cater to high-end corporate customers.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$82,418.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$10,388.67
EBIT ($mm)
$4,141.04
Net Income ($mm)
$3,203.37
Employees
1941
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Ticker: LVLT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Level 3 Communications, Inc.
Level 3 Communications, Inc.
Level 3 Communications is an international provider of fiber-based communications services. Enterprise, content, wholesale and government customers rely on Level 3 to deliver services with an industry-leading combination of scalability and value over an end-to-end fiber network.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$3,651.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$788.00
EBIT ($mm)
($88.00)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5500
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Ticker: BEZQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bezeq
Bezeq is Israel’s largest and leading telecommunications group. The companies that make up the Bezeq Group offer the full range of telecom services – domestic and international, fixed and mobile, high-speed Internet, transmission, and more. Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication Corp.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$2,776.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,113.72
EBIT ($mm)
$794.07
Net Income ($mm)
$514.18
Employees
6479
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Ticker: GTT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Global Telecom & Technology, Inc.
Global Telecom & Technology, Inc.
Global Telecom & Technology, Inc. operates a global Tier 1 IP network connecting to any location in the world and with any application in the cloud. Their cloud networking services provide a better way for multinational clients to embrace the cloud.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,680.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$385.40
EBIT ($mm)
$151.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3000
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Ticker: LSE:DAY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daisy Group plc
Daisy Group plc
Daisy is a fast-growing independent UK supplier of cost-effective services and bespoke unified business communications solutions to SME, mid-market and corporate businesses. It offers network services, such as fixed line and rentals, number translation, and select services.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$533.62
EBITDA ($mm)
$79.82
EBIT ($mm)
($12.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1545
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Ticker: XTRA:QSC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
QSC AG
QSC AG
QSC AG is a service provider for voice and data communication, as well as ICT services. It is the first provider to operate an Open Access platform in Germany, which unites a wide range of broadband technologies to offer national and international site networking, including Managed Services.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$408.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.48
EBIT ($mm)
($1.88)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1371
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Ticker: ASX:OTW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Over the Wire Holdings Limited
Over the Wire Holdings Limited
Over the Wire is a Telecommunications and IT solution provider in Australia. Over the Wire specializes in converged voice and data networks, data centres, and hosted infrastructure solutions for corporate clients. Their core offerings include data networks, voice, managed cloud, and colocation.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$38.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$8.74
EBIT ($mm)
$5.98
Net Income ($mm)
$4.00
Employees
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Ticker: SHOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ShoreTel Inc.
ShoreTel Inc.
ShoreTel, Inc. is a leading provider of brilliantly simple IP phone systems and unified communications solutions powering today’s always-on workforce. Its flexible communications solutions for on-premises, cloud and hybrid environments eliminate complexity, reduce costs and improve productivity.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$360.44
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.62
EBIT ($mm)
$9.73
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1063
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