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announced 10/23/2017 via BusinessWire

Gurock Software GmbH, will acquire Ranorex

synopsis: Idera announced an agreement to acquire Ranorex, a provider of cross-platform test automation for desktop, web and mobile software. Ranorex will become part of Idera's Test Management Tools business, which includes TestRail by Gurock. Based in Austria, Ranorex helps clients test applications from a user’s perspective, making it easier to find bugs.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Gurock Software GmbH
Based in Germany, Gurock builds popular software testing tools for QA and development teams. TestRail, their web-based test management tool, is the leading tool to help software teams improve their testing efforts. Their logging tool, SmartInspect, is used to debug and monitor applications. "
target: Ranorex
Based in Austria, Ranorex is dedicated to improving the quality of software applications. The company’s products, led by its flagship Ranorex software automation framework, allow testers and developers to test applications from a user’s perspective, making bugs easier to identify and eliminate.
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announced 4/14/2021 via Company Press Release

The Qt Company, will acquire Froglogic GmbH

synopsis: Leading global software company, The Qt Company, has announced that it will acquire froglogic GmbH, a major provider of quality assurance tools, such as test automation tools. Froglogic was founded to create a best-of-breed cross platform Graphic User Interface (GUI) test automation tool.
buyer: The Qt Company
Qt Group is a global software company with a strong presence in more than 70 industries and is the leading independent technology behind millions of devices and applications. Qt is used worldwide, and the technology enables its customers to deliver exceptional user experiences. "
target: Froglogic GmbH
froglogic GmbH is a global leader in the software test automation market, providing state-of-the-art solutions to enhance software quality in any industry context. froglogic offers cutting-edge tooling to support GUI test automation, code coverage analysis and test result management.
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$36
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closed 4/1/2021 via PR Web

Scout APM, acquired Exceptiontrap

synopsis: Scout APM, a software firm that builds application performance monitoring (APM), announced that they have acquired Exceptiontrap, a Germany based error tracking service with plug-ins for Ruby on Rails and PHP.
buyer parent: Xenon Partners
buyer: Scout APM
Scout APM offers application performance monitoring (APM) “that finds what you can’t see in charts.” Scout helps developers and application administrators gain insight into their software’s performance by providing monitoring of key metrics surrounding software and web-application performance. "
target: Exceptiontrap
Exceptiontrap, based in Germany, is an error tracking service with plug-ins for Ruby on Rails and PHP. Because of the open API, it can also be used with their customer's language of choice. It is an easy to use software with a nice interface, which runs smoothly and is useful for their customers.
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announced 2/3/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sauce Labs, will acquire AutonomIQ

synopsis: Sauce Labs Inc., the leading provider of continuous testing solutions, will acquire AutonomIQ, a leading provider of scriptless test automation solutions. AutonomIQ leverages powerful AI and ML capabilities to help users easily create and execute tests for SaaS and low-code applications.
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: AutonomIQ
AutonomIQ is a provider of scriptless test automation solutions. AutonomIQ leverages powerful AI and ML capabilities to help users easily create and execute tests for SaaS and low-code applications. Their cloud platform enables companies to improve quality and reduce risk for their digital products.
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closed 1/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Tarmac, acquired UseTrace

synopsis: Tarmac, a global software development company, has acquired Usetrace, a SaaS software testing solution in Finland. Usetrace offers a codeless user interface testing tool for web apps. Their solution uses cloud computers to continuously do automated tests on web apps to ensure their user interfaces are working as intended.
buyer: Tarmac
Tarmac is a global software development company. Tarmac designs, builds and scales award-winning custom web and mobile apps for their clients. The company is technology agnostic and leverage a wide array of modern languages including Ruby, Java, Python and Go. "
target: UseTrace
Usetrace is a SaaS software testing solution in Finland. Usetrace offers a codeless user interface testing tool for web apps. Their solution uses cloud computers to continuously do automated tests on web apps to ensure their user interfaces are working as intended.
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closed 11/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Carbon Relay, acquired StormForger GmbH

synopsis: ​Carbon Relay, now ​StormForge​, the leader in machine learning-based cloud-native application performance testing and optimization, has acquired StormForger, a performance testing as a service platform. ​With the acquisition, Carbon Relay is renaming to StormForge ​and is announcing the integrated platform as the first available to DevOps
buyer: Carbon Relay
Carbon Relay, now ​StormForge​, is the leader in machine learning-based cloud-native application performance testing and optimization. The Platform is built to help DevOps teams release with confidence and IT leaders to realize the promise of cloud-native. "
target: StormForger GmbH
StormForger is a performance testing as a service platform, targeting HTTP APIs. They provide a high degree of automation and a comprehensive and expressive JavaScript DSL to specify test cases.
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announced 9/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Snyk, will acquire DeepCode AG

synopsis: Snyk, the leader in developer-first cloud native application security, will acquire DeepCode, a provider of real-time semantic code analysis powered by AI. DeepCode helps developers to write better code by enabling them to quickly find critical issues and security vulnerabilities within their code.
buyer: Snyk
Headquartered in the UK, Snyk is a developer-first security company that helps organizations use open source and stay secure. Snyk is the only solution that seamlessly and proactively finds and fixes vulnerabilities and license violations in open source dependencies and Docker images. "
target: DeepCode AG
DeepCode is a Swiss provider of real-time semantic code analysis powered by AI. DeepCode uses AI to learn from open source software and help developers write better code. Their solution enables developers to quickly find critical issues and security vulnerabilities within their code.
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closed 4/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

EPAM Systems, acquired test IO

synopsis: EPAM Systems has acquired 100% of the equity interests of test IO, a company that helps software teams ship high quality software faster. As a global leader in software crowdtesting, they enable fast moving software development teams with a platform for on-demand QA testing throughout the entire development cycle.
buyer: EPAM Systems (EPAM:$2,788.89)
EPAM Systems, Inc., a leading global product development and platform engineering services company, is focused on delivering results through best-in-class software engineering, combined with innovative strategy, consulting and design capabilities. "
target: test IO
Test IO helps software teams ship high quality software faster. As a global leader in software crowdtesting, they enable fast moving software development teams with a platform for on-demand QA testing throughout the entire development cycle.
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announced 10/10/2018 via PR Newswire

Perforce, will acquire Perfecto Mobile

synopsis: Perforce Software, a global provider of enterprise-grade DevOps-focused software solutions, backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Perfecto Mobile, a market leader in cloud-based automated mobile and web application test software solutions.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Perforce
Perforce Software is a leading provider of enterprise scale software solutions to technology developers and development operations (“DevOps”) teams requiring productivity, visibility and scale during all phases of the development lifecycle. "
target: Perfecto Mobile
Perfecto is the leader in continuous testing and monitoring for dynamic DevOps environments. Their Continuous Quality Lab enables the acceleration of development, achieve continuous testing and monitoring, and drive fast feedback through actionable analytics for web, mobile, and IoT applications.
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closed 11/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Zephyr, Inc., purchased Capture for Jira from Atlassian Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Zephyr acquired Capture for Jira from Australia-based collaboration software provider Atlassian. Capture for Jira is a testing tool that allows software teams to collaborate with visual feedback. The tool allows users to capture screenshots within browsers, create annotations, and prioritize testing initiatives within the Jira platform.
buyer: Zephyr, Inc.
Zephyr is a leading provider of real-time enterprise quality management solutions, powering Agile and DevOps transformations for global customers. Product and IT teams of all sizes use Zephyr's products to manage all aspects of their testing lifecycle to release high quality software, faster. "
seller: Atlassian Pty Ltd. (TEAM:$1,802.92)
Based in Australia, Atlassian offers collaboration, development, and issue tracking software for teams. Their Capture for Jira app is a testing tool that allows software teams to collaborate with visual feedback. It allows users to prioritize testing initiatives within the Jira platform.
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closed 7/27/2017 via Market Wire

Tricentis GmbH, acquired Flood IO

synopsis: Tricentis, leader in Continuous Testing and software test automation, announced that they have acquired Flood IO, the industry's most flexible and scalable on-demand load testing solution.
buyer: Tricentis GmbH
Tricentis, the Continuous Testing Company, specializes in agile market leading software testing tools for enterprises. They help companies adopt DevOps and gain success by achieving automation rates of over 90%. "
target: Flood IO
Flood is a load testing platform that lets users run globally-distributed performance tests with their favorite open source tools, including JMeter, Gatling and Selenium. Flood provides a simple and affordable platform for scaling load tests on demand.
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closed 8/18/2016 via BusinessWire

REAN Cloud LLC, acquired Opex Software LLP.

synopsis: REAN Cloud (“REAN”), an Amazon Web Services (“AWS”) Premier Consulting Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN), has acquired Opex Software (“Opex”), a DevOps company focused on Dev and Test Automation to fortify REAN’s already strong suite of Infrastructure Automation capabilities.
buyer: REAN Cloud LLC
REAN Cloud, a Premier Consulting Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) and AWS Managed Services Partner, is a cloud-native firm with deep experience supporting enterprise IT infrastructures and implementing continuous integration, continuous delivery pipelines. "
target: Opex Software LLP.
Opex Software, based in Pune, India, is a young organization that caters to the niche market of DevOps and clean Cloud/Infra Solution integrations. DevOps implementations and Integrations in this area have proven to help companies achieve double-digit revenue growth.
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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 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 2/21/2014 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:$347,155.00)
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 7/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, will acquire Monoidics

synopsis: Social network Facebook has acquired certain assets of UK-based tech firm Monoidics that specialises in software quality verification. Monoidics’ team will relocate to Facebook’s London offices. The company’s technology will be used by Facebook in its mobile development process to scan for bugs.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Monoidics
Monoidics provides cutting-edge solutions for formal verification, memory safety analysis, termination analysis, and security of software. Monoidics solutions are on the forefront of research in automatic formal verification and analysis.
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announced 4/28/2021 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., will acquire BugSnag Inc.

synopsis: SmartBear, a leading provider of software development and quality tools, will acquire BugSnag, a pioneer in application stability management. The addition of Bugsnag further bolsters an award-winning SmartBear offering that supports quality-first initiatives across every aspect of software delivery.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear is a leading provider of software development and quality tools that streamline processes while seamlessly working with the products companies already use. SmartBear's tools cover test automation, API design, collaboration, performance testing, test management, and more. "
target: BugSnag Inc.
Bugsnag is a pioneer in application stability management. They make error monitoring actionable and help enterprises and small businesses stabilize, prioritize and fix bugs. As a full stack solution, Bugsnag is recognized for its best-in-class support for mobile applications.
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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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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 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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announced 10/23/2017 via BusinessWire

Gurock Software GmbH, will acquire Ranorex

synopsis: Idera announced an agreement to acquire Ranorex, a provider of cross-platform test automation for desktop, web and mobile software. Ranorex will become part of Idera's Test Management Tools business, which includes TestRail by Gurock. Based in Austria, Ranorex helps clients test applications from a user’s perspective, making it easier to find bugs.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Gurock Software GmbH
Based in Germany, Gurock builds popular software testing tools for QA and development teams. TestRail, their web-based test management tool, is the leading tool to help software teams improve their testing efforts. Their logging tool, SmartInspect, is used to debug and monitor applications. "
target: Ranorex
Based in Austria, Ranorex is dedicated to improving the quality of software applications. The company’s products, led by its flagship Ranorex software automation framework, allow testers and developers to test applications from a user’s perspective, making bugs easier to identify and eliminate.
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announced 10/23/2017 via BusinessWire

Gurock Software GmbH, will acquire Ranorex

synopsis: Idera announced an agreement to acquire Ranorex, a provider of cross-platform test automation for desktop, web and mobile software. Ranorex will become part of Idera's Test Management Tools business, which includes TestRail by Gurock. Based in Austria, Ranorex helps clients test applications from a user’s perspective, making it easier to find bugs.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Gurock Software GmbH
Based in Germany, Gurock builds popular software testing tools for QA and development teams. TestRail, their web-based test management tool, is the leading tool to help software teams improve their testing efforts. Their logging tool, SmartInspect, is used to debug and monitor applications. "
target: Ranorex
Based in Austria, Ranorex is dedicated to improving the quality of software applications. The company’s products, led by its flagship Ranorex software automation framework, allow testers and developers to test applications from a user’s perspective, making bugs easier to identify and eliminate.
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announced 10/23/2017 via BusinessWire

Gurock Software GmbH, will acquire Ranorex

synopsis: Idera announced an agreement to acquire Ranorex, a provider of cross-platform test automation for desktop, web and mobile software. Ranorex will become part of Idera's Test Management Tools business, which includes TestRail by Gurock. Based in Austria, Ranorex helps clients test applications from a user’s perspective, making it easier to find bugs.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Gurock Software GmbH
Based in Germany, Gurock builds popular software testing tools for QA and development teams. TestRail, their web-based test management tool, is the leading tool to help software teams improve their testing efforts. Their logging tool, SmartInspect, is used to debug and monitor applications. "
target: Ranorex
Based in Austria, Ranorex is dedicated to improving the quality of software applications. The company’s products, led by its flagship Ranorex software automation framework, allow testers and developers to test applications from a user’s perspective, making bugs easier to identify and eliminate.
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announced 4/14/2021 via Company Press Release

The Qt Company, will acquire Froglogic GmbH

synopsis: Leading global software company, The Qt Company, has announced that it will acquire froglogic GmbH, a major provider of quality assurance tools, such as test automation tools. Froglogic was founded to create a best-of-breed cross platform Graphic User Interface (GUI) test automation tool.
buyer: The Qt Company
Qt Group is a global software company with a strong presence in more than 70 industries and is the leading independent technology behind millions of devices and applications. Qt is used worldwide, and the technology enables its customers to deliver exceptional user experiences. "
target: Froglogic GmbH
froglogic GmbH is a global leader in the software test automation market, providing state-of-the-art solutions to enhance software quality in any industry context. froglogic offers cutting-edge tooling to support GUI test automation, code coverage analysis and test result management.
price ($mm)
$36
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closed 4/1/2021 via PR Web

Scout APM, acquired Exceptiontrap

synopsis: Scout APM, a software firm that builds application performance monitoring (APM), announced that they have acquired Exceptiontrap, a Germany based error tracking service with plug-ins for Ruby on Rails and PHP.
buyer parent: Xenon Partners
buyer: Scout APM
Scout APM offers application performance monitoring (APM) “that finds what you can’t see in charts.” Scout helps developers and application administrators gain insight into their software’s performance by providing monitoring of key metrics surrounding software and web-application performance. "
target: Exceptiontrap
Exceptiontrap, based in Germany, is an error tracking service with plug-ins for Ruby on Rails and PHP. Because of the open API, it can also be used with their customer's language of choice. It is an easy to use software with a nice interface, which runs smoothly and is useful for their customers.
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announced 2/3/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sauce Labs, will acquire AutonomIQ

synopsis: Sauce Labs Inc., the leading provider of continuous testing solutions, will acquire AutonomIQ, a leading provider of scriptless test automation solutions. AutonomIQ leverages powerful AI and ML capabilities to help users easily create and execute tests for SaaS and low-code applications.
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: AutonomIQ
AutonomIQ is a provider of scriptless test automation solutions. AutonomIQ leverages powerful AI and ML capabilities to help users easily create and execute tests for SaaS and low-code applications. Their cloud platform enables companies to improve quality and reduce risk for their digital products.
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closed 1/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Tarmac, acquired UseTrace

synopsis: Tarmac, a global software development company, has acquired Usetrace, a SaaS software testing solution in Finland. Usetrace offers a codeless user interface testing tool for web apps. Their solution uses cloud computers to continuously do automated tests on web apps to ensure their user interfaces are working as intended.
buyer: Tarmac
Tarmac is a global software development company. Tarmac designs, builds and scales award-winning custom web and mobile apps for their clients. The company is technology agnostic and leverage a wide array of modern languages including Ruby, Java, Python and Go. "
target: UseTrace
Usetrace is a SaaS software testing solution in Finland. Usetrace offers a codeless user interface testing tool for web apps. Their solution uses cloud computers to continuously do automated tests on web apps to ensure their user interfaces are working as intended.
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closed 11/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Carbon Relay, acquired StormForger GmbH

synopsis: ​Carbon Relay, now ​StormForge​, the leader in machine learning-based cloud-native application performance testing and optimization, has acquired StormForger, a performance testing as a service platform. ​With the acquisition, Carbon Relay is renaming to StormForge ​and is announcing the integrated platform as the first available to DevOps
buyer: Carbon Relay
Carbon Relay, now ​StormForge​, is the leader in machine learning-based cloud-native application performance testing and optimization. The Platform is built to help DevOps teams release with confidence and IT leaders to realize the promise of cloud-native. "
target: StormForger GmbH
StormForger is a performance testing as a service platform, targeting HTTP APIs. They provide a high degree of automation and a comprehensive and expressive JavaScript DSL to specify test cases.
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announced 9/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Snyk, will acquire DeepCode AG

synopsis: Snyk, the leader in developer-first cloud native application security, will acquire DeepCode, a provider of real-time semantic code analysis powered by AI. DeepCode helps developers to write better code by enabling them to quickly find critical issues and security vulnerabilities within their code.
buyer: Snyk
Headquartered in the UK, Snyk is a developer-first security company that helps organizations use open source and stay secure. Snyk is the only solution that seamlessly and proactively finds and fixes vulnerabilities and license violations in open source dependencies and Docker images. "
target: DeepCode AG
DeepCode is a Swiss provider of real-time semantic code analysis powered by AI. DeepCode uses AI to learn from open source software and help developers write better code. Their solution enables developers to quickly find critical issues and security vulnerabilities within their code.
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closed 4/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

EPAM Systems, acquired test IO

synopsis: EPAM Systems has acquired 100% of the equity interests of test IO, a company that helps software teams ship high quality software faster. As a global leader in software crowdtesting, they enable fast moving software development teams with a platform for on-demand QA testing throughout the entire development cycle.
buyer: EPAM Systems (EPAM:$2,788.89)
EPAM Systems, Inc., a leading global product development and platform engineering services company, is focused on delivering results through best-in-class software engineering, combined with innovative strategy, consulting and design capabilities. "
target: test IO
Test IO helps software teams ship high quality software faster. As a global leader in software crowdtesting, they enable fast moving software development teams with a platform for on-demand QA testing throughout the entire development cycle.
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announced 10/10/2018 via PR Newswire

Perforce, will acquire Perfecto Mobile

synopsis: Perforce Software, a global provider of enterprise-grade DevOps-focused software solutions, backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Perfecto Mobile, a market leader in cloud-based automated mobile and web application test software solutions.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Perforce
Perforce Software is a leading provider of enterprise scale software solutions to technology developers and development operations (“DevOps”) teams requiring productivity, visibility and scale during all phases of the development lifecycle. "
target: Perfecto Mobile
Perfecto is the leader in continuous testing and monitoring for dynamic DevOps environments. Their Continuous Quality Lab enables the acceleration of development, achieve continuous testing and monitoring, and drive fast feedback through actionable analytics for web, mobile, and IoT applications.
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closed 11/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Zephyr, Inc., purchased Capture for Jira from Atlassian Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Zephyr acquired Capture for Jira from Australia-based collaboration software provider Atlassian. Capture for Jira is a testing tool that allows software teams to collaborate with visual feedback. The tool allows users to capture screenshots within browsers, create annotations, and prioritize testing initiatives within the Jira platform.
buyer: Zephyr, Inc.
Zephyr is a leading provider of real-time enterprise quality management solutions, powering Agile and DevOps transformations for global customers. Product and IT teams of all sizes use Zephyr's products to manage all aspects of their testing lifecycle to release high quality software, faster. "
seller: Atlassian Pty Ltd. (TEAM:$1,802.92)
Based in Australia, Atlassian offers collaboration, development, and issue tracking software for teams. Their Capture for Jira app is a testing tool that allows software teams to collaborate with visual feedback. It allows users to prioritize testing initiatives within the Jira platform.
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closed 7/27/2017 via Market Wire

Tricentis GmbH, acquired Flood IO

synopsis: Tricentis, leader in Continuous Testing and software test automation, announced that they have acquired Flood IO, the industry's most flexible and scalable on-demand load testing solution.
buyer: Tricentis GmbH
Tricentis, the Continuous Testing Company, specializes in agile market leading software testing tools for enterprises. They help companies adopt DevOps and gain success by achieving automation rates of over 90%. "
target: Flood IO
Flood is a load testing platform that lets users run globally-distributed performance tests with their favorite open source tools, including JMeter, Gatling and Selenium. Flood provides a simple and affordable platform for scaling load tests on demand.
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closed 8/18/2016 via BusinessWire

REAN Cloud LLC, acquired Opex Software LLP.

synopsis: REAN Cloud (“REAN”), an Amazon Web Services (“AWS”) Premier Consulting Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN), has acquired Opex Software (“Opex”), a DevOps company focused on Dev and Test Automation to fortify REAN’s already strong suite of Infrastructure Automation capabilities.
buyer: REAN Cloud LLC
REAN Cloud, a Premier Consulting Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) and AWS Managed Services Partner, is a cloud-native firm with deep experience supporting enterprise IT infrastructures and implementing continuous integration, continuous delivery pipelines. "
target: Opex Software LLP.
Opex Software, based in Pune, India, is a young organization that caters to the niche market of DevOps and clean Cloud/Infra Solution integrations. DevOps implementations and Integrations in this area have proven to help companies achieve double-digit revenue growth.
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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 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 2/21/2014 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:$347,155.00)
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 7/18/2013 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, will acquire Monoidics

synopsis: Social network Facebook has acquired certain assets of UK-based tech firm Monoidics that specialises in software quality verification. Monoidics’ team will relocate to Facebook’s London offices. The company’s technology will be used by Facebook in its mobile development process to scan for bugs.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Monoidics
Monoidics provides cutting-edge solutions for formal verification, memory safety analysis, termination analysis, and security of software. Monoidics solutions are on the forefront of research in automatic formal verification and analysis.
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announced 4/28/2021 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., will acquire BugSnag Inc.

synopsis: SmartBear, a leading provider of software development and quality tools, will acquire BugSnag, a pioneer in application stability management. The addition of Bugsnag further bolsters an award-winning SmartBear offering that supports quality-first initiatives across every aspect of software delivery.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear is a leading provider of software development and quality tools that streamline processes while seamlessly working with the products companies already use. SmartBear's tools cover test automation, API design, collaboration, performance testing, test management, and more. "
target: BugSnag Inc.
Bugsnag is a pioneer in application stability management. They make error monitoring actionable and help enterprises and small businesses stabilize, prioritize and fix bugs. As a full stack solution, Bugsnag is recognized for its best-in-class support for mobile applications.
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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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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 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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