Like Apteligent, Inc.

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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closed 2/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

Abstract, acquired Flawless App

synopsis: Abstract, a design workflow platform for teams to version, manage, and collaborate on Sketch and Adobe XD files, has acquired Flawless App, a Ukraine-based macOS tool for iOS developers. Flawless App enables users to compare the expected design and the real app right inside iOS Simulator.
buyer: Abstract
Abstract is a design workflow platform for teams to version, manage, and collaborate on Sketch and Adobe XD files. Abstract allows users to track every design change, see everything their team is working on, and move projects from design to development faster and more efficiently. "
target: Flawless App
Flawless App is a Ukraine-based macOS tool for iOS developers. Flawless App enables users to compare the expected design and the real app right inside iOS Simulator. Their solution lets developers spot and fix visual differences on the fly without wasting the designers' or QAs' time.
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closed 8/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

SmartBear, Inc., acquired Bitbar

synopsis: SmartBear, the driver behind the industry’s best tools for ensuring quality software delivery, announced the acquisition of Bitbar, provider of the world’s most advanced mobile app test automation platform and device cloud.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company’s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible. Their tools assist with API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications. "
target: Bitbar
Bitbar is the most flexible cloud-based testing platform to automate continuous software delivery. Empowering DevOps teams of all sizes – including Mozilla, WeWork, Google, PayPal, Deutsche Telekom, Square, CBS Interactive, and TomTom.
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closed 8/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Airship, acquired Apptimize

synopsis: Customer engagement company Airship has acquired Apptimize, the most adopted solution for testing and innovating user experiences across mobile apps and other digital channels. Apptimize is the industry’s most advanced solution for testing user experiences across multiple channels including mobile apps, websites and OTT.
buyer: Airship
Airship's Customer Engagement Platform gives brands user-level data, engagement channels, AI orchestration, and services they need to deliver push notifications, emails, SMS, in-app messages, mobile wallet cards, and more to customers at the right moment. "
target: Apptimize
Apptimize is an innovation engine that provides A/B testing and feature release management for native mobile, web, mobile web, hybrid mobile, OTT, and server. Industry leaders like HotelTonight, The Wall Street Journal, and Glassdoor have created amazing user experiences with Apptimize.
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announced 5/13/2019 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Appsee

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the in-app mobile analytics platform and R&D talent of Appsee, an Israel and New York based application analytics platform company. Appsee helps app developers understand their mobile app users.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$3,224.10)
ServiceNow makes work better across the enterprise. Their applications automate, predict, digitize and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, customer service, security operations and HR service delivery, creating a better experience for employees and customers. "
target: Appsee
Appsee helps app developers understand their mobile app users. Appsee is a simple and powerful visual in-app analytics platform that enables app developers to measure, understand and improve the user experience within their mobile apps. They are based in New York and Israel.
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closed 12/8/2016 via Market Wire

Sauce Labs, acquired TestObject

synopsis: Sauce Labs, Inc. announced its acquisition of TestObject, a real device mobile app testing platform. The combined solution positions Sauce Labs as the only vendor providing automated testing coverage across desktops, emulators, simulators, and real devices for web applications and mobile, web, hybrid and native apps.
buyer: Sauce Labs
Sauce Labs provides the world's largest cloud-based platform for the automated testing of web and mobile applications. Its award-winning service eliminates the time and expense of maintaining an in-house testing infrastructure, freeing development teams to innovate and release better software. "
target: TestObject
TestObject GmbH provides TestObject, a cloud-based service for the automated testing of Android applications that enables users to upload applications and execute tests on various devices in the cloud.
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closed 2/24/2016 via BNC Analysis

Smart Software Testing Solutions Inc., acquired pCloudy.com

synopsis: Smart Software Testing Solutions, an automated product testing solutions startup, has acquired the technology solutions of Bengaluru-based smart mobile testing platform pCloudy.
buyer: Smart Software Testing Solutions Inc.
Smart Software Testing Solutions is an automated product testing solutions startup. Their Smart software test platform help agile teams test applications faster than any traditional tool and release to market with more confidence. "
target: pCloudy.com
pCloudy provides an analytics-driven platform for manual and automated testing of apps on real devices, thereby providing a one-stop shop for all product testing.
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closed 2/17/2016 via BNC Analysis

ClickTale, acquired Flightrecorder Inc.

synopsis: Website analytics startup Clicktale has acquired FlightRecorder. FlightRecorder provides app analytics software. FlightRecorder, led by co-founder and CEO Can Abacigil, helps track what users of its customers' iOS and Android apps are doing.
buyer: ClickTale
Founded in 2006, Clicktale is a conversion rate optimization tool (CRO) that allows its customers to understand how visitors use their websites. ClickTale's technology tracks every mouse move, click, and scroll. "
target: Flightrecorder Inc.
FlightRecorder provides app analytics software. FlightRecorder, led by co-founder and CEO Can Abacigil, helps track what users of its customers' iOS and Android apps are doing.
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closed 10/15/2015 via BNC Analysis

Inshorts, acquired Retention.ai

synopsis: Content distribution app, Inshorts announced that they have acquired Palo Alto/Bengaluru-based Retention.ai, a data analytics startup that helps app developers analyse user behavior. Retention.ai primarily works on tracking uninstalled users, which includes finding possible reasons for uninstallation and ultimately decreasing user acquisition cost.
buyer: Inshorts
Inshorts is more than just another news app - it’s a unique news reading experience that lets you know it all, without reading it all. Swipe through news shorts that are made to be read on one screen. There’s no need to scroll and every story is written in 60 words or less. "
target: Retention.ai
Retention.ai is the world's first uninstall intelligence platform for mobile apps. Their platform allows app developers and marketers to track uninstalled users and understand their behaviour. They allow you to measure acquisition channel/source for uninstalls and decrease customer acquisition cost.
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closed 7/15/2015 via BNC Analysis

Amazon Web Services, Inc, acquired AppThwack

synopsis: Amazon has bought a Portland startup called AppThwack, whose technology helps app developers test their software on a range of mobile devices. It will join Amazon Web Services, the Seattle company's data hosting arm.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Amazon Web Services, Inc
Launched in 2006, Amazon Web Services (AWS) began exposing key infrastructure services to businesses in the form of web services -- now widely known as cloud computing. "
target: AppThwack
Appthwack develops an android application testing platform that enables users to test the applications on various real devices before going to the market. Its services include automation consulting and creation; self-hosted and private automation on real devices; and multi-device automation.
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closed 5/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Pulse.io

synopsis: Google announced the acquisition of mobile app performance startup Pulse.io. Pulse.io’s product shows developers how they can speed up their apps. Pulse.io started with a vision for how to bring the world of performance monitoring into the mobile age and their tools have since helped developers ensure their users have a great mobile experience.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$161,857.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Pulse.io
Pulse.io is an app performance startup. Pulse.io started with a vision for how to bring the world of performance monitoring into the mobile age and their tools have since helped developers ensure their users have a great mobile experience.
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closed 4/14/2015 via PR Newswire

Localytics, acquired Splitforce

synopsis: Localytics, the complete marketing and analytics platform for mobile and web apps, announced the acquisition of Splitforce, an automated optimization tool purpose-built for mobile apps. Over 250 mobile applications have used Splitforce to test and target different variations of app experiences.
buyer: Localytics
Smart marketing demands powerful analytics. Only Localytics brings app marketing and analytics together in one complete platform. Localytics helps companies such as ESPN, eBay, Fox, and the New York Times create personalized app experiences that drive higher engagement, loyalty and lifetime value. "
target: Splitforce
Splitforce is an automated optimization tool purpose-built for mobile apps. Over 250 mobile applications have used Splitforce to test and target different variations of app experiences and marketing messages and collect data on how each variation performs against the app's key metrics.
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closed 12/17/2014 via BNC Analysis

CircleCI, acquired Distiller

synopsis: Continuous integration and continuous delivery startup CircleCI has acquired Distiller to add support for testing iOS and Android apps. Distiller automates the build, test and deploy pipeline for mobile applications.
buyer: CircleCI
CircleCI is an automated testing and continuous integration platform for web application developers. CircleCI was founded in 2011 with the mission of giving every developer state of the art automated testing and continuous integration tools. "
target: Distiller
Distiller is a company with the mission to build and deploy iOS apps faster. Distiller automates the build, test and deploy pipeline for mobile applications.
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closed 12/11/2014 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired HockeyApp

synopsis: Microsoft, the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential, has acquired HockeyApp, the platform to collect live crash reports, get feedback from users, distribute betas, recruit new testers, and analyze test coverage.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$125,843.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. "
target: HockeyApp
HockeyApp is the platform to collect live crash reports, get feedback from your users, distribute your betas, recruit new testers, and analyze your test coverage. The world's best developers rely on HockeyApp to develop the best apps.
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closed 10/7/2014 via BusinessWire

Docker, acquired Koality

synopsis: Docker, Inc., the company behind the Docker open platform for distributed applications, announced that it has acquired Koality, the developer of a highly regarded continuous integration solution. Koality’s software has been used extensively within the Docker community to significantly shrink continuous integration cycles.
buyer: Docker
Docker, Inc. is the commercial entity behind the open source Docker project, and is the chief sponsor of the Docker ecosystem. Docker is an open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, ship, and run distributed applications. "
target: Koality
Koality's mission is to unleash developers. Their deployed continuous integration software enables developers to spend more time coding and less time waiting by speeding up test suites and eliminating broken builds, all behind-the-firewall.
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closed 6/25/2014 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired appurify

synopsis: Google announced that it has acquired Appurify, a startup that lets developers automate testing and optimization of their mobile apps and websites. Appurify will stay open as freemium cross-platform service but get a big boost in distribution as it becomes integrated into the Google developer tool stack.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$161,857.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: appurify
Appurify is pioneering on-device debugging, CI testing and performance optimization for mobile applications on real devices. Mobile development teams at some of the world's most prominent companies turn to Appurify's platform to improve the quality and optimize the performance of their applications.
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closed 2/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Burstly, Inc.

synopsis: Apple has acquired Silicon Beach company Burstly, a deal that could bolster both the iAd platform and the Xcode development suite. Santa Monica, Calif.-based Burstly provides "solutions for the app lifecycle," supporting developers with app testing platform TestFlight and in-app ad management tool SkyRocket.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$260,174.00)
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. "
target: Burstly, Inc.
Burstly offers a full suite of products to power the entire app lifecycle. Their TestFlight is the leading app beta-testing platform. Their FlightPath is an intuitive analytics solution for mobile app developers. Their SkyRocket is an app monetization solution to work with any ad partner.
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announced 9/16/2013 via BusinessWire

Splunk Inc., will acquire BugSense

synopsis: Splunk Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire BugSense Inc., a leading analytics solution for machine data generated by mobile devices. The addition of BugSense will enhance the ability of Splunk customers to analyze machine data directly from mobile devices and correlate it with other machine-generated data.
buyer: Splunk Inc. (SPLK:$2,044.48)
Splunk is the leading provider of operational intelligence software used to monitor, report and analyze real-time machine data as well as terabytes of historical data–located on-premise or in the cloud. More than half of the Fortune 100 and more than 5,600 service providers use Splunk. "
target: BugSense
BugSense, Inc. provides a tool that collects and analyzes crash reports from mobile applications. It offers a real-time bug tracking service for mobile applications. It supports various mobile platforms, such as Android, WP7, HTML5, GAE, and iOS.
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closed 6/25/2019 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., acquired Cucumber Ltd

synopsis: SmartBear, the innovator behind the industry’s highest impact tools to build, test, and monitor great software, announced the acquisition of Cucumber Ltd., the most widely adopted leader in the Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) community and provider of open source test automation framework, “Cucumber.”
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company’s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible. Their tools assist with API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications. "
target: Cucumber Ltd
Cucumber Ltd. is the most widely adopted leader in the Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) community and provider of open source test automation framework, “Cucumber.” They are based in the UK. Cucumber Limited also offers on-site and online training in BDD and Cucumber.
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announced 5/2/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Pluralsight, will acquire GitPrime

synopsis: Pluralsight, Inc., the enterprise technology skills platform, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire GitPrime, the leading developer productivity platform helping organizations of any size use data to debug their development processes so engineers can spend less time waiting on others and more time working on what matters.
buyer: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$252.00)
Pluralsight is an enterprise technology learning platform that delivers a unified, end-to-end learning experience for businesses across the globe. Through a subscription service, companies are empowered to move at the speed of technology, increasing proficiency, innovation and efficiency. "
target: GitPrime
GitPrime is the leading developer productivity platform helping organizations of any size use data to debug their development processes so engineers can spend less time waiting on others and more time working on what matters.
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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 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 2/6/2020 via Company Press Release

Advent International, Crosspoint Capital Partners, will acquire ForeScout Technologies

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

Skyview Capital LLC, acquired Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions, Inc.

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

Mimecast Services Limited, acquired Segasec

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

Broadcom Limited, acquired Bay Dynamics, Inc.

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

F5 Networks Inc., acquired Shape Security

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

Fortinet Inc., acquired CyberSponse

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

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd, acquired Protego

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

TrustyGate will be merged with 6clicks,

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

ThreatLandscape, Inc. merged with NetEnrich, Inc.,

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

A Consortium of 4 Buyers acquired GrammaTech

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

SailPoint, acquired Orkus

synopsis: SailPoint Technologies Holdings, Inc., the leader in enterprise identity governance, has acquired Orkus, a cybersecurity software developer for cloud data and the creator of the Orkus Access Governance Platform. Orkus will be integrated into the SailPoint Predictive Identity Platform in the first half of 2020.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: SailPoint (SAIL:$269.96)
SailPoint is the leader in enterprise identity governance and brings the Power of Identity to customers worldwide. SailPoint’s open identity platform gives organizations the power to enter new markets, scale their workforces, embrace new technologies, innovate faster, and compete on a global basis. "
target: Orkus
Orkus solves critical, hard-to-manage risk vectors that enterprises face in hybrid cloud computing. The Orkus Access Governance platform enables companies to prevent data exposure, tighten privileged identity access, and protect critical infrastructure and applications from unauthorized access.
price ($mm)
$17
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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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)
$21
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/16/2019 via PR Newswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, will acquire Sophos

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors, will be acquiring Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting over organizations from advanced cyberthreats.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm providing equity and strategic support to experienced management teams and growing companies. The firm currently manages a series of private equity funds representing more than $30 billion of equity commitments. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Founded in Oxford, England, Sophos is a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting over organizations from advanced cyberthreats. Sophos’ cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions secure endpoints and networks against evolving cybercriminal tactics and techniques.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,722 [$3,860]
rev ($mm)
$727
EBITDA ($mm)
$84
EV / rev
5.4x
EV / EBITDA
46.7x
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.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/4/2019 via PR Newswire

SmartRIA, acquired Greytwist

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

JAMF, acquired Digita Security LLC

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

Wallix, acquired Simarks

synopsis: Wallix Group, a French software company providing cyber security solutions and the European specialist in privileged account governance, announced the acquisition of Simarks, a Spanish publisher specializing in Privilege Elevation and Delegation Management which makes it possible to implement security that limit users' and administrators' actions.
buyer: Wallix (ENXTPA:ALLIX:$17.02)
Headquartered in France, Wallix Group is a software company providing cyber security solutions. Wallix accompanies more than 770 companies and organizations on a day-to-day basis. Its solutions are marketed through a network of more than 160 resellers and trained and accredited integrators. "
target: Simarks
Simarks is a Spanish publisher specializing in Privilege Elevation and Delegation Management (PEDM). PEDM solutions make it possible to implement security rules that limit users' and administrators' actions, thereby protecting all workstations and user environments from errors or malicious acts.
price ($mm)
$1.46
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/5/2019 via BusinessWire

Elastic, acquired Endgame, Inc.

synopsis: Elastic, the company behind Elasticsearch and the Elastic Stack, announced that it has acquired Endgame, a security company focused on endpoint prevention, detection, and response.
buyer: Elastic (ESTC:$271.65)
Elastic builds software to make data usable in real time and at scale for search, logging, security, and analytics use cases. The company develops the open source Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash), X-Pack (commercial features), and Elastic Cloud (a hosted offering). "
target: Endgame, Inc.
Endgame is a leading endpoint security platform that enables enterprises to close the protection gap against advanced adversaries by preventing advanced attacks and detecting and eliminating resident attacks.
price ($mm)[EV]
$220 [$234]
rev ($mm)
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EasyVista
EasyVista
EasyVista has a singular focus on reinventing service management for the mobile user, making it easy to deliver and easy to use. The only mobile-first service management platform, EasyVista automates and personalizes service delivery for employees and other end users-without a line of code.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$25.47
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.63)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
147
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Ticker: NYSE:NOW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ServiceNow
ServiceNow
ServiceNow is changing the way people work. With a service-orientation toward the activities, tasks and processes that make up day-to-day work life, ServiceNow helps the modern enterprise operate faster and be more scalable than ever before.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,224.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$237.78
EBIT ($mm)
$14.89
Net Income ($mm)
$34.99
Employees
9929
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Ticker: EXFO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EXFO, Inc.
EXFO, Inc.
EXFO develops smarter network test, data and analytics solutions for the world's leading communications service providers, network equipment manufacturers and web-scale companies. Their portfolio of test orchestration and real-time 3D analytics solutions turn complex into simple.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$239.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$21.34
EBIT ($mm)
$16.77
Net Income ($mm)
$295.90
Employees
1600
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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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