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closed 1/3/2018 via PR Newswire

Barracuda Networks, acquired PhishLine

synopsis: Barracuda Networks, a provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, announced it has acquired PhishLine, LLC, a leading SaaS platform for social engineering simulation and training. PhishLine's platform offers multivariable attack simulations across email, text message, voice, and USB/mobile media; data capture and more.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda simplifies IT with cloud-enabled solutions that empower customers to protect their networks, applications and data, regardless of where they reside. These solutions are delivered in appliance, virtual appliance, cloud and hybrid deployment configurations. "
target: PhishLine
PhishLine is a leading SaaS platform for social engineering simulation and training. PhishLine's platform offers multivariable attack simulations across email, text message, voice, and USB/mobile media; data capture, analytics and reporting; and continual, complex analysis of employee performance.
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closed 4/1/2022 via BusinessWire

CloudFlare, Inc., acquired Area 1 Security

synopsis: Cloudflare, the security, performance, and reliability company helping to build a better Internet, has acquired Area 1 Security. Area 1 Security’s cloud-native platform, which works seamlessly with any email offering, stops phishing attacks by preemptively discovering and eliminating them before they can inflict damage in a corporate environment.
buyer: CloudFlare, Inc. (NET:$656.43)
Cloudflare, Inc. is on a mission to help build a better Internet. Cloudflare’s suite of products protect and accelerate any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. "
target: Area 1 Security
Area 1 Security’s cloud-native platform, which works seamlessly with any email offering, stops phishing attacks by preemptively discovering and eliminating them before they can inflict damage in a corporate environment.
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announced 4/27/2022 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., will acquire WhiteHat Security, Inc.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., the silicon to software partner for innovative companies, will acquire WhiteHat Security from NTT Security Corporation, a specialized security company in Japan. WhiteHat Security is a leading provider of application security Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). The company is committed to securing the entire software development lifecycle.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$4,504.13)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
target: WhiteHat Security, Inc.
WhiteHat Security is the leading application security provider committed to securing applications that run enterprises’ businesses. They are empowering DevSecOps by continuously assessing the risk for organizations’ software assets and helping them to embed security in the software life cycle.
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closed 4/6/2022 via PR Newswire

SilverSky, acquired Cybraics

synopsis: SilverSky, a cybersecurity innovator offering powerful managed detection and response (MDR) services, has acquired Cybraics, a developer of threat detection and log management solutions. SilverSky aims to integrate Cybraics' AI/Machine Learning based behavioral analytics technology into its fast-growing portfolio of services.
buyer: SilverSky
SilverSky is the leading independent cloud-based managed security services provider. SilverSky levels the playing field and enables companies, regardless of their size, to access enterprise-grade cybersecurity to meet regulatory requirements, proactively respond to threats, and rapidly reduce risk. "
target: Cybraics
Cybraics was developed out of a long-term DARPA machine learning and AI cybersecurity research program. Cybraics combines sophisticated think tank machine learning and AI with over 250+ analytic behavioral detections to produce the world’s most advanced threat detection and log management solution.
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announced 3/9/2022 via Company Press Release

Google, will acquire Mandiant Corporation

synopsis: Google is to acquire Mandiant, one of the world's most trusted cyber security firms, helping identify and defend against some of the most high-profile cyber security breaches for top Fortune 100 companies and governments around the world.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: Mandiant Corporation (NasdaqGS:MNDT:$483.45)
Since their founding in 2004, Mandiant has become one of the world's most trusted cyber security firms, helping identify and defend against some of the most high-profile cyber security breaches for top Fortune 100 companies and governments around the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
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announced 3/9/2022 via BusinessWire

HelpSystems, LLC, will acquire Alert Logic, Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems will acquire Alert Logic, a well-known leader in managed detection and response (MDR) services. Alert Logic works as a seamless extension of security teams, augmenting existing cybersecurity resources and technology to safeguard on-premise, cloud, SaaS, and hybrid infrastructures.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation software simplifies critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
target: Alert Logic, Inc.
Alert Logic is the only managed detection and response (MDR) provider that delivers comprehensive coverage for public clouds, SaaS, on-premise, and hybrid environments. Its cloud-native technology ensures businesses have the most effective response to resolve whatever threats may come.
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closed 3/5/2022 via BNC Analysis

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Ava Security

synopsis: Motorola Solutions acquired Ava Security Limited, a London, U.K.-based global provider of cloud-native video security and analytics. Led by Tormod Ree, CEO, Ava Security provides a cloud solution that gives enterprises real-time visibility and analytics to optimize their operations and detect anomalies and threats.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$8,171.00)
Motorola Solutions is a global leader in public safety and enterprise security. Their technology platforms in communications, command center software, video security solutions, and managed and support services make cities safer and help communities and businesses thrive. "
target: Ava Security
Ava Security Limited is a London, U.K.-based global provider of cloud-native video security and analytics. Ava Security provides a cloud solution that gives enterprises real-time visibility and analytics to optimize their operations and detect anomalies and threats.
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closed 1/10/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Proofpoint, Inc., acquired Dathena

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, announced it has completed its acquisition of Dathena, a deep-tech company that provides an A.I. Driven Data Discovery and Classification platform, bringing a new paradigm to data privacy and security solutions.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint, Inc. is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies stop targeted threats, safeguard data, and make users more resilient against cyber attacks. "
target: Dathena
Dathena is a deep-tech company that provide an A.I. Driven Data Discovery and Classification platform, bringing a new paradigm to data privacy and security solutions.
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closed 12/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Donnelley Financial Solutions, acquired Guardum

synopsis: Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN), a risk and compliance company, has purchased data security and privacy software provider Guardum. Guardum provides data security software that uses pattern matching technology to automate the discovery and redaction of personally identifiable information (PII).
buyer: Donnelley Financial Solutions (:$970.80)
Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leading global risk and compliance solutions company. They provide domain expertise, software and data analytics for every stage of their clients’ business and investment lifecycles. "
target: Guardum
Guardum provides data security software that uses pattern matching technology to automate the discovery and redaction of personally identifiable information (PII). The software can be used across various departments and job functions to help users locate, secure and control data.
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closed 11/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Coinbase, acquired Unbound Security

synopsis: Coinbase has acquired Israeli-based Unbound Security. Unbound Security empowers enterprise customers worldwide to confidently secure, manage and authenticate all critical business transactions, information, identity, and digital assets – anywhere, anytime.
buyer: Coinbase (COIN:$5,924.61)
Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin. It allows its users to create their own bitcoin wallets and start buying or selling bitcoins by connecting with their bank accounts. "
target: Unbound Security
Unbound Security empowers enterprise customers worldwide to confidently secure, manage and authenticate all critical business transactions, information, identity, and digital assets – anywhere, anytime.
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closed 10/27/2021 via Company Press Release

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Digital Guardian

synopsis: HelpSystems announced the acquisition of Digital Guardian, the industry’s only SaaS provider of data loss prevention (DLP) solutions for large and mid-sized organizations. Digital Guardian's cloud-delivered data protection platform is purpose-built to stop data loss by both insiders and outsiders on Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation software simplifies critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: Digital Guardian
Digital Guardian is no-compromise data protection. The company’s cloud-delivered data protection platform is purpose-built to stop data loss by both insiders and outsiders on Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems.
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announced 10/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia, will acquire WebSecure Technologies Australia

synopsis: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Australia is to acquire Sydney-based information security and risk management provider WebSecure Technologies Australia. They specialize in implementing digital identity and privileged access management (PAM) solutions, providing an end-to-end offering, including licensing, implementation and maintenance and support.
buyer parent: PwC
buyer: PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia
PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia is part of a multinational professional services network of firms, operating as partnerships under the PwC brand. PwC’s professional services include audit and assurance, tax and consulting that cover such areas as cybersecurity and privacy, HR, deals and forensics. "
target: WebSecure Technologies Australia
WebSecure Technologies is a Sydney-based information security and risk management provider. They specialize in implementing digital identity and privileged access management (PAM) solutions, providing an end-to-end offering, including licensing, implementation and maintenance and support.
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announced 9/29/2021 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, will acquire GuardiCore

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc., the world's most trusted solution for protecting and delivering digital experiences, is to acquire Tel Aviv, Israel-based Guardicore, a segmentation company disrupting the legacy firewall market. Their software-only approach is decoupled from the physical network, providing a faster alternative to firewalls.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$3,461.22)
Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. "
target: GuardiCore
Guardicore is the segmentation company disrupting the legacy firewall market. Their software-only approach is decoupled from the physical network, providing a faster alternative to firewalls. They offer greater security and visibility in the cloud, data-center and endpoint.
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$600
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announced 9/21/2021 via PR Newswire

OneTrust LLC, will acquire Tugboat Logic

synopsis: OneTrust, the category-defining enterprise platform to operationalize trust, will acquire Tugboat Logic, a technology platform that simplifies and automates information security assurance and audit readiness for dozens of security frameworks. As a part of OneTrust, Tugboat Logic will deliver a security platform companies can grow into.
buyer: OneTrust LLC
OneTrust is the category-defining enterprise platform to operationalize trust. More than 10,000 customers, including half of the Fortune Global 500, use OneTrust to make trust a competitive differentiator, implementing central agile workflows across privacy, security, data governance, and more. "
target: Tugboat Logic
Tugboat Logic is the Security Assurance Platform that provides continuous compliance. Tugboat Logic provides automated technology to demystify the process of creating and managing an InfoSec program. With Tugboat Logic, companies can quickly get secure and prove it to customers.
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announced 8/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Elastic, will acquire CMD

synopsis: Elastic, the company behind Elasticsearch and the Elastic Stack, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Vancouver-based Cmd, a leader in infrastructure detection and response (IDR) to give customers deep visibility into cloud workloads and perform expert detection and prevention on cloud-native data.
buyer: Elastic (ESTC:$672.71)
Elastic is a search company built on a free and open heritage. Elastic offers three solutions for enterprise search, observability, and security, built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. "
target: CMD
CmdWatch Security, Inc. develops a security platform that provides control and visibility into production workloads in the Cloud and on premise to organizations. The platform allows organizations to monitor and control user interaction within their Linux environment.
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$85
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announced 6/2/2021 via Company Press Release

Symphony Technology Group, will acquire FireEye

synopsis: FireEye, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the FireEye Products business, including the FireEye name, to a consortium led by Symphony Technology Group (STG). FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies and nation-state grade threat intelligence.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is the private equity partner to market leading companies in data, software, and analytics. The firm brings expertise, flexibility, and resources to build strategic value and unlock the potential of innovative companies. "
target: FireEye (FEYE:$979.80)
FireEye is the intelligence-led security company. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies and nation-state grade threat intelligence.
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$1,200
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announced 5/26/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Zscaler, Inc., will acquire Smokescreen Technologies

synopsis: Zscaler, Inc., the leader in cloud security, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Smokescreen Technologies, a leader in active defense and deception technology. Smokescreen makes targeted threat detection more pragmatic by taking the fight to the bad guys. Security can be simpler, irrespective of whether you're a F500 or a startup.
buyer: Zscaler, Inc. (ZS:$601.91)
Zscaler enables organizations to securely transform their networks and applications for a mobile, cloud-first world. Its flagship services, Zscaler Internet Access and Zscaler Private Access, create fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network. "
target: Smokescreen Technologies
Smokescreen Technologies is a leader in active defense and deception technology. Smokescreen makes targeted threat detection more pragmatic by taking the fight to the bad guys. Security can be simpler, irrespective of whether you're a F500 or a startup.
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announced 5/19/2021 via Company Press Release

Splunk Inc., will acquire TruSTAR Technology

synopsis: Splunk Inc., provider of the Data-to-Everything Platform, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire TruSTAR, a San Francisco-based cloud-native security company providing a data-centric intelligence platform.
buyer: Splunk Inc. (SPLK:$2,229.39)
Splunk helps organizations ask questions, get answers, take actions, and achieve business outcomes from their data through its Data-to-Everything Platform. Organizations use Splunk solutions with machine learning to monitor, investigate, and act on all forms of business, IT, security, and IoT data. "
target: TruSTAR Technology
TruSTAR is a San Francisco-based cloud-native security company providing a data-centric intelligence platform. TruSTAR’s Intelligence Platform enables customers to operationalize all sources of security intelligence across their ecosystem of teams, tools and partners.
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closed 5/12/2021 via PR Newswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Beyond Security

synopsis: HelpSystems, a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT, has acquired Beyond Security, a global leader in automated vulnerability assessment and compliance solutions. Beyond Security's automated tools enable businesses to accurately manage security weaknesses in their networks, apps, and networked software.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: Beyond Security
Beyond Security is a global leader in automated vulnerability assessment and compliance solutions. Beyond Security's automated, accurate and simple tools enable businesses to accurately assess and manage security weaknesses in their networks, applications, industrial systems, and networked software.
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closed 3/10/2021 via Company Press Release

Datto, acquired BitDam

synopsis: Datto Holding Corp., the world’s leading provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions, has acquired BitDam Ltd., an Israel-based cyber threat detection company. BitDam’s cyber-defense platform secures collaboration tools from ransomware, malware, and phishing.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Datto (MSP:$618.66)
Datto protects business data and provides secure connectivity for tens of thousands of the world's fastest growing companies. Datto’s Total Data Protection solutions deliver uninterrupted access to business data on site, in transit and in the cloud. "
target: BitDam
BitDam is an Israel-based cyber threat detection company. BitDam’s cyber-defense platform secures collaboration tools from ransomware, malware, and phishing. Their cloud-native solution protects business email, cloud drives and instant messaging from malicious files and links.
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closed 1/3/2018 via PR Newswire

Barracuda Networks, acquired PhishLine

synopsis: Barracuda Networks, a provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, announced it has acquired PhishLine, LLC, a leading SaaS platform for social engineering simulation and training. PhishLine's platform offers multivariable attack simulations across email, text message, voice, and USB/mobile media; data capture and more.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda simplifies IT with cloud-enabled solutions that empower customers to protect their networks, applications and data, regardless of where they reside. These solutions are delivered in appliance, virtual appliance, cloud and hybrid deployment configurations. "
target: PhishLine
PhishLine is a leading SaaS platform for social engineering simulation and training. PhishLine's platform offers multivariable attack simulations across email, text message, voice, and USB/mobile media; data capture, analytics and reporting; and continual, complex analysis of employee performance.
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announced 4/12/2022 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, will acquire Barracuda Networks

synopsis: KKR, a leading global investment firm, announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which KKR’s investment funds will purchase Barracuda Networks Inc., a leading provider of cloud-first security solutions, from Thoma Bravo, a leading software investment firm.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR:$16,236.15)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management and capital markets and insurance solutions. KKR sponsors investment funds that invest in private equity, credit and real assets and has strategic partners that manage hedge funds. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda is a trusted partner and a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions. The company protects email, networks, data, and applications with innovative solutions that grow and adapt with their customers' journeys.
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announced 7/1/2021 via PR Newswire

Barracuda Networks, will acquire Skout Cybersecurity

synopsis: Barracuda Networks, Inc., a provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, will acquire SKOUT Cybersecurity, a leader in cyber-as-a-service software for Managed Service Providers (MSPs). SKOUT gives MSPs the resources they need to sell affordable cyber. Their platform allows MSPs to offer 24/7/365 protection and easily monitor their clients.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda is a trusted partner and a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions. The company protects email, networks, data, and applications with innovative solutions that grow and adapt with their customers' journeys. "
target: Skout Cybersecurity
SKOUT Cybersecurity is a leader in cyber-as-a-service software for Managed Service Providers (MSPs). SKOUT gives MSPs the resources and visibility they need to sell affordable cyber. Their platform allows MSPs to offer 24/7/365 protection and easily monitor their clients.
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closed 11/11/2020 via PR Newswire

Barracuda Networks, acquired Fyde

synopsis: Barracuda, a trusted partner and a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions, has acquired Fyde, a Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) provider, to expand the Barracuda CloudGen SASE platform with ZTNA capabilities. The Fyde solution will now be available as Barracuda CloudGen Access to businesses of all sizes.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda is a trusted partner and a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions. The company protects email, networks, data, and applications with innovative solutions that grow and adapt with their customers' journeys. "
target: Fyde
Fyde is the new standard for Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA). Fyde's ZTNA solution addresses the security risks associated with traditional remote access by continuously verifying that only the right person with the right device and the right permissions can access company resources.
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closed 8/14/2019 via PR Newswire

Barracuda Networks, acquired Infisecure Technologies Inc

synopsis: Barracuda, a provider of cloud-enabled, enterprise-grade security solution, has acquired InfiSecure Technologies, a cutting-edge Web Application Security company that specializes in protecting Web & API from OWASP Top Automated Threats such as web scraping/price scraping, account hijacking, form spam and application-level DDoS attacks.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda provides businesses with cloud-enabled, enterprise-grade security solutions that are easy to buy, deploy, and use. They protect email, networks, data, and applications with solutions that grow and adapt with their customers' journey. "
target: Infisecure Technologies Inc
Based in India, InfiSecure Technologies Inc is a cutting-edge Web Application Security company that specializes in protecting Web & API from OWASP Top Automated Threats such as web scraping / price scraping, account hijacking, carding fraud, form spam and application-level DDoS attacks.
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closed 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Barracuda Networks, purchased Managed Workplace Assets from Avast Software

synopsis: Cloud security technology provider Barracuda Networks has acquired Managed Workplace from Avast plc, giving Barracuda its first remote monitoring and management, or RMM, platform. Managed Workplace is the RMM product line of Czech Republic-based cloud security software developer Avast Software.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda simplifies IT with cloud-enabled solutions that empower customers to protect their networks, applications and data, regardless of where they reside. These solutions are delivered in appliance, virtual appliance, cloud and hybrid deployment configurations. "
seller: Avast Software (LSE:AVST:$941.10)
Managed Workplace is the remote monitoring and management (RMM) product line of Czech Republic-based cloud security software developer Avast Software.
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closed 1/3/2018 via PR Newswire

Barracuda Networks, acquired PhishLine

synopsis: Barracuda Networks, a provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, announced it has acquired PhishLine, LLC, a leading SaaS platform for social engineering simulation and training. PhishLine's platform offers multivariable attack simulations across email, text message, voice, and USB/mobile media; data capture and more.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda simplifies IT with cloud-enabled solutions that empower customers to protect their networks, applications and data, regardless of where they reside. These solutions are delivered in appliance, virtual appliance, cloud and hybrid deployment configurations. "
target: PhishLine
PhishLine is a leading SaaS platform for social engineering simulation and training. PhishLine's platform offers multivariable attack simulations across email, text message, voice, and USB/mobile media; data capture, analytics and reporting; and continual, complex analysis of employee performance.
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Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Barracuda Networks

synopsis: Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, announced that it has been acquired by leading private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo, LLC. in an all-cash transaction.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software & technology-enabled services sectors. They implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives & make accretive acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue & earnings, with the goal of increasing the business’ value. "
target: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda simplifies IT with cloud-enabled solutions that empower customers to protect their networks, applications and data, regardless of where they reside. These easy-to-use and affordable solutions are delivered in appliance, virtual appliance, cloud and hybrid deployment configurations.
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$1,587 [$1,380]
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closed 11/8/2017 via PR Newswire

Barracuda Networks, acquired Sonian, Inc.

synopsis: Barracuda Networks has acquired Sonian Inc, a leading provider of public cloud archiving and business insights. An early innovator in cloud-based archiving, Sonian preserves, protects and presents the world's information. Customers trust Sonian's secure platform and fast and accurate search to retain and retrieve valuable data.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda simplifies IT with cloud-enabled solutions that empower customers to protect their networks, applications and data, regardless of where they reside. These easy-to-use and affordable solutions are delivered in appliance, virtual appliance, cloud and hybrid deployment configurations. "
target: Sonian, Inc.
An early innovator in cloud-based archiving, Sonian preserves, protects and presents the world's information. Customers trust Sonian's secure platform and fast and accurate search to retain and retrieve valuable data and to protect the intellectual property in business email.
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closed 3/24/2016 via BNC Analysis

Barracuda Networks, acquired Sookasa

synopsis: Barracuda Networks has acquired Sookasa. Sookasa is a cloud access security broker (CASB). The company’s encryption and auditing capabilities can protect Box, Dropbox, Google Drive and other SaaS-oriented applications.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda provides cloud-connected security and storage solutions that simplify IT. These powerful, easy-to-use and affordable solutions are trusted by more than 150,000 organizations worldwide and are delivered in appliance, virtual appliance, cloud and hybrid deployments. "
target: Sookasa
Sookasa is a security and data management layer on top of cloud services like Dropbox that keeps your business compliant and your users happy. Sookasa lets businesses leverage the productivity gains of popular consumer cloud services by securing and providing compliance for sensitive business files.
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closed 9/10/2014 via Company Press Release

Barracuda Networks, acquired C2C Systems Limited

synopsis: Barracuda announced that it has acquired C2C Systems. C2C provides software solutions for Microsoft Exchange including email archiving, PST elimination and Exchange management tools from simple administration through to discovery of data.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda Networks, Inc. offers industry-leading solutions designed to solve mainstream IT problems. Its products span three distinct markets, including content security, networking and application delivery, as well as data storage, protection and disaster recovery. "
target: C2C Systems Limited
C2C provides software solutions for Microsoft Exchange including email archiving, PST elimination and Exchange management tools from simple administration through to discovery of data.
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Barracuda Networks, acquired SignNow

synopsis: Barracuda Networks Inc. has acquired mobile e-signature startup SignNow. SignNow, Inc. offers a way to e-sign digital files without the need to scan, fax or mail documents.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda Networks, Inc. offers industry-leading solutions designed to solve mainstream IT problems. Its products span three distinct markets, including: content security, networking and application delivery, as well as data storage, protection and disaster recovery. "
target: SignNow
SignNow makes it easy to make, manage, and enforce agreements on any device. Many businesses use SignNow’s global platform to sign documents, collect signatures, collect notarizations, and manage their agreement process. It is the world's top ranked mobile signing platform.
price ($mm)
$6.70
rev ($mm)
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closed 10/14/2009 via Company Press Release

Barracuda Networks, acquired Purewire, Inc.

synopsis: Barracuda Networks Inc., the worldwide leader in content security appliances, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Purewire Inc., an award-winning SaaS-based secure Web gateway provider.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda Networks Inc. is the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances. Barracuda Networks also provides world-class IM protection, application server load balancing, Web application security, message archiving, and backup and disaster recovery solutions. "
target: Purewire, Inc.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Purewire secures business and social interactions on the Web. Founded by veteran security industry entrepreneurs, the company offers Web security-as-a-service to increase ROI and lower the total cost of security for businesses.
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closed 9/28/2009 via Market Wire

Barracuda Networks, acquired phion AG

synopsis: Barracuda Networks Inc., the worldwide leader in content security appliances, has acquired AG, an Austria-based provider of enterprise security solutions. The combined Barracuda Networks and phion product portfolios will result in increased sales opportunities for the partners of both companies.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda Networks Inc. is the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances. Barracuda Networks also provides world-class IM protection, application server load balancing, Web application security, message archiving, and backup and disaster recovery solutions. "
target: phion AG
phion is one of the leading European providers of solutions to protect company communications. With the netfence product portfolio, phion offers solutions for the most demanding standards in terms of availability, security and management.
price ($mm)[EV]
$11 [$7]*
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/31/2008 via BusinessWire

Barracuda Networks, acquired Yosemite Technologies

synopsis: Barracuda Networks Inc., the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances, announced it has acquired Yosemite Technologies, a leading provider of data backup and disaster recovery solutions.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda Networks Inc. is the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances. Barracuda Networks also provides world-class IM protection, application server load balancing, Web application security, message archiving, and backup and disaster recovery solutions. "
target: Yosemite Technologies
Yosemite Technologies provides small-to-medium size businesses with applications designed to simplify the way they protect and manage their data. From image files and reports to email and employee records, these businesses are inundated with data, their most valuable asset.
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closed 11/17/2008 via BusinessWire

Barracuda Networks, acquired 3SP Ltd.

synopsis: Barracuda Networks Inc., the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances, launched the Barracuda SSL VPN following the acquisition of 3SP, maker of the popular SSL Explorer solution.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda Networks Inc. is the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances. Barracuda Networks also provides world-class IM protection, application server load balancing, Web application security, message archiving, and backup and disaster recovery solutions. "
target: 3SP Ltd.
3SP developed the free and open source SSL Explorer technology, which has had over 275,000 downloads of the main product distribution since it was released in August 2004. In addition, the award-winning SSL Explorer Enterprise commercial solution has hundreds of customers worldwide.
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closed 11/6/2008 via BusinessWire

Barracuda Networks, acquired BitLeap, LLC

synopsis: Barracuda Networks Inc., the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances, announced it has completed the acquisition of BitLeap, an innovative provider of local and offsite data backup and disaster recovery solutions.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda Networks Inc. is the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances. Barracuda Networks also provides world-class IM protection, application server load balancing, Web application security, message archiving, and backup and disaster recovery solutions. "
target: BitLeap, LLC
BitLeap’s innovative backup solution was released in 2004. This solution allows small and medium-sized businesses with limited IT budgets, staff, and infrastructure to implement automatic offsite data backups with ease.
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closed 9/17/2007 via BusinessWire

Barracuda Networks, acquired Netcontinuum

synopsis: Barracuda Networks, Inc., the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances, has completed the acquisition of NetContinuum. The addition of NetContinuum’s award-winning products to Barracuda Networks’ product portfolio puts the company in a strong position to expand customer adoption of Application Delivery Controllers (ADC).
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda Networks Inc. is the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances. Barracuda Networks also provides world-class IM protection, application server load balancing, Web application security, message archiving, and backup and disaster recovery solutions. "
target: Netcontinuum
NetContinuum is the leading provider of Web Application Firewalls.
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announced 4/12/2022 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, will acquire Barracuda Networks

synopsis: KKR, a leading global investment firm, announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which KKR’s investment funds will purchase Barracuda Networks Inc., a leading provider of cloud-first security solutions, from Thoma Bravo, a leading software investment firm.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR:$16,236.15)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management and capital markets and insurance solutions. KKR sponsors investment funds that invest in private equity, credit and real assets and has strategic partners that manage hedge funds. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda is a trusted partner and a leading provider of cloud-enabled security solutions. The company protects email, networks, data, and applications with innovative solutions that grow and adapt with their customers' journeys.
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closed 3/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

JAMF, acquired cmdSecurity

synopsis: Jamf, the standard in Apple Enterprise Management, announced it has acquired the technical assets of cmdSecurity, which includes cmdReporter, a suite of security and compliance tools purpose-built for macOS.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: JAMF (JAMF:$290.23)
Jamf, the standard in Apple Enterprise Management, extends the legendary Apple experience people love to businesses, schools, and government organizations through its software and the world’s largest online community of IT admins focused exclusively on Apple, Jamf Nation. "
target: cmdSecurity
cmdReporter is a light-weight security monitoring tool for macOS that delivers the macOS security data IT security teams need, to the monitoring console they already use, all without a kernel extension.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

SolarWinds, acquired Trusted Metrics

synopsis: SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, announced that it has acquired Trusted Metrics, a provider of real-time threat monitoring and management software.
buyer: SolarWinds (SWI:$1,019.93)
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide, from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses, managed service providers (MSPs), government agencies, and educational institutions. "
target: Trusted Metrics
Trusted Metrics is a provider of real-time threat monitoring and management software. Trusted Metrics provides Elastic SOC®, a multi-tenant, cloud-based platform which gives organizations of any size the ability to incorporate SIEM as a framework for centralized log correlation.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Barracuda Networks

synopsis: Barracuda Networks, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, announced that it has been acquired by leading private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo, LLC. in an all-cash transaction.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software & technology-enabled services sectors. They implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives & make accretive acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue & earnings, with the goal of increasing the business’ value. "
target: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda simplifies IT with cloud-enabled solutions that empower customers to protect their networks, applications and data, regardless of where they reside. These easy-to-use and affordable solutions are delivered in appliance, virtual appliance, cloud and hybrid deployment configurations.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,587 [$1,380]
rev ($mm)
$367
EBITDA ($mm)
$33
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
43.1x
closed 11/7/2016 via BusinessWire

Vista Equity Partners, acquired Infoblox

synopsis: Infoblox Inc. and Vista Equity Partners announced the successful completion of the tender offer by India Merger Sub, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Holdco, LLC and an affiliate of Vista, for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of the Company at a price of $26.50 per share.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm with offices in Austin, Chicago and San Francisco, with over $26 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. "
target: Infoblox (BLOX:$358.29)
Infoblox delivers Actionable Network Intelligence to enterprise, government, and service provider customers around the world. As the industry leader in DNS, DHCP, and IP address management, the category known as DDI, Infoblox provides control and security from the core.
price ($mm)
$1,600
rev ($mm)
$358
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
4.5x
EV / EBITDA
981.6x
announced 6/28/2016 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire CloudLock

synopsis: Cisco announced its intent to acquire CloudLock Inc., a privately held cloud security company based in Waltham, Massachusetts. CloudLock specializes in cloud access security broker (CASB) technology that provides enterprises with visibility and analytics around user behavior and sensitive data in cloud services.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$49,818.00)
Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. "
target: CloudLock
CloudLock is the leading provider of cloud cybersecurity. Its information security applications enable organizations to enforce regulatory, operational, and security compliance in public cloud platforms.
price ($mm)
$293
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Blue Coat, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec, an information protection expert, announced that it has successfully completed its acquisition of Blue Coat. Blue Coat is the #1 market share leader and share gainer in Web Security with a widely recognized portfolio of integrated technologies.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec Corporation is an information protection expert that helps people, businesses and governments. Symantec operates one of the largest global data-intelligence networks, has provided leading security, backup and availability solutions for where vital information is stored, accessed and shared."
target parent: Bain Capital
target: Blue Coat, Inc.
Blue Coat is a leader in advanced enterprise security. Through the Blue Coat Security Platform, Blue Coat unites network, security and cloud, providing customers with maximum protection against threats, while minimizing impact on network performance and enabling cloud applications and services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,073 [$4,722]
rev ($mm)
$598
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
7.9x
EV / EBITDA
533.6x
closed 10/8/2015 via BusinessWire

RiskIQ, acquired PassiveTotal

synopsis: RiskIQ, a company that protects corporate brands and their customers on the internet, announced its acquisition of PassiveTotal, a threat research platform created for analysts, by analysts, to expand its portfolio into threat analysis.
buyer: RiskIQ
RiskIQ provides organizations the visibility and intelligence they need to secure their Enterprise Digital Footprint. Using a global proxy network and virtual user technology, RiskIQ continuously discovers, inventories and monitors managed, unmanaged and rogue web and mobile assets. "
target: PassiveTotal
PassiveTotal wants to streamline analyst workflow when conducting threat infrastructure analysis. Analysts spend a lot time on data discovery, collection, and parsing, instead of focusing on what actually helps them defend themselves - deriving insights about the actors via analysis and correlation.
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closed 10/8/2015 via BusinessWire

RiskIQ, acquired PassiveTotal

synopsis: RiskIQ, the Enterprise Digital Footprint Security company, announced its acquisition of PassiveTotal to expand its portfolio into threat analysis. Passive Total is a threat-analysis platform created for analysts, by analysts.
buyer: RiskIQ
RiskIQ provides organizations the visibility and intelligence they need to secure their Enterprise Digital Footprint. Using a global proxy network and virtual user technology, RiskIQ continuously discovers, inventories and monitors managed, unmanaged and rogue web and mobile assets. "
target: PassiveTotal
PassiveTotal wants to streamline analyst workflow when conducting threat infrastructure analysis. Analysts spend a lot time on data discovery, collection, and parsing, instead of focusing on what actually helps them defend themselves - deriving insights about the actors via analysis and correlation.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/26/2015 via Market Wire

Bain Capital, acquired Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Blue Coat Systems, Inc. announced the completion of its previously reported acquisition by Bain Capital. Blue Coat is a leader in enterprise security, providing on-premise, hybrid and cloud-based solutions for protecting web connectivity, combating advanced threats and responding to security breaches.
buyer: Bain Capital
Bain Capital, LLC is a global private investment firm that manages several pools of capital including private equity, venture capital, public equity, credit products and absolute return with approximately $80 billion in assets under management. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat is a leader in enterprise security, providing on-premise, hybrid and cloud-based solutions for protecting web connectivity, combating advanced threats and responding to security breaches.
price ($mm)
$2,400
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Imperva, Inc., will acquire SkyFence

synopsis: Imperva, Inc. announced the company has agreed to acquire cloud security gateway startup Skyfence. With Skyfence, IT can gain visibility and control over corporate use of Software-as-a Service (SaaS) applications in order to protect sensitive data from external and inside threats.
buyer: Imperva, Inc. (IMPV:$344.02)
Imperva, pioneering the third pillar of enterprise security, fills the gaps in endpoint and network security by directly protecting high-value applications and data assets in physical and virtual data centers. They provide an integrated security platform build specifically for modern threats. "
target: SkyFence
Skyfence develops solutions that ensure the security and compliance of cloud applications and data. With Skyfence, IT can gain visibility and control over corporate use of Software-as-a Service (SaaS) applications in order to protect sensitive data from external and inside threats.
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closed 8/20/2013 via BusinessWire

Click Security, Inc., acquired VisibleRisk

synopsis: Click Security, a leader in real-time security analytics, announced it has acquired VisibleRisk, an Austin-based information security analytics company. Click Security and VisibleRisk will combine their products and expertise to enrich and accelerate actionable security intelligence solutions for enterprise–class customers.
buyer: Click Security, Inc.
Click Security, Inc. provides real-time security analytics for enterprises, higher education systems, critical infrastructure, and government agencies to protect their networks by automating the process of finding and closing security breaches worldwide. "
target: VisibleRisk
VisibleRisk operates as a security services firm with service offerings focused on advanced security analysis – including flexible, advanced "hunting-based” analytics, custom threat intelligence,and incident response support.
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closed 9/25/2012 via BNC Analysis

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation, acquired Cofio Software

synopsis: Hitachi Data Systems has announced that it is acquiring Cofio Software, which specializes in data protection. Cofio's AIMstor combines backup and recovery, archiving, continuous data protection, bare metal restore and real-time replication in a single unified management system.
buyer parent: Hitachi, Ltd.
buyer: Hitachi Data Systems Corporation
Hitachi Data Systems provides best-in-class information technologies, services and solutions that deliver compelling customer ROI, unmatched return on assets (ROA) and demonstrable business impact. "
target: Cofio Software
San Diego-based Cofio is the developer of AIMstor, a software application the company said manages and protects all types of data from a customer's laptop to the server, the remote office and the cloud.
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closed 6/27/2012 via PR Web

The PowerTech Group, Inc., acquired SafeStone Technologies PLC

synopsis: Help/Systems, LLC, the leading independent provider of operations, security, and business intelligence software for IBM® Power Systems™ servers running IBM i, announced its acquisition of Safestone Technologies, a system security software company based in the United Kingdom.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: The PowerTech Group, Inc.
The PowerTech Group Inc. provides automated security solutions for IBM midrange servers. It offers Network Security, an exit program solution to monitor network traffic to power systems servers; audit and control network access through exit points. "
target: SafeStone Technologies PLC
Safestone Technologies is the leading supplier of security, audit and compliance solutions for IBM Power Systems (i, AIX, Linux). Safestone's solutions deliver critical security information to businesses to ensure enhaced audit, control and regulatory compliance.
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closed 5/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Dell, Inc., acquired SonicWALL, Inc.

synopsis: Dell Inc. announced it has finalized its acquisition of SonicWALL, Inc., a leader in advanced network security, secure remote access, email security, backup and recovery, and management and reporting. The SonicWALL acquisition expands Dell’s security software and services portfolio.
buyer: Dell, Inc. (DELL:$94,224.00)
Dell, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, sells and supports a wide range of products which are customized to individual customer requirements which include mobility products, desktop personal computers, software and peripherals, servers and networking, services and storage. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: SonicWALL, Inc.
SonicWALL provides dynamic network security and data protection solutions to enterprise organizations of all sizes worldwide. It delivers award-winning solutions that include network security, secure remote access, email security, backup and recovery, and policy and management.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$260
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/15/2012 via Company Press Release

Teachers Private Capital, Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, has completed the acquisition of Blue Coat Systems, a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions. Headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Blue Coat provides products to more than 15,000 customers worldwide, including 88 percent of the Fortune® Global 500.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Teachers Private Capital
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm that applies its investment strategy across multiple industries, with a particular focus on the software and service sectors. "
target: Blue Coat Systems, Inc.
Blue Coat Systems is a leading provider of Web security and WAN optimization solutions. Blue Coat offers solutions that provide the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,146 [$863]
rev ($mm)
$467
EBITDA ($mm)
$67
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
13.3x
closed 10/11/2011 via BusinessWire

Accuvant, Inc., acquired V3rity Limited

synopsis: Accuvant, the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment, clarity and confidence to enterprise and government clients, has acquired the assets of V3rity Ltd., a company renowned for its V3rity database forensics and analysis software, which significantly reduces the time to analyze compromised database servers.
buyer: Accuvant, Inc.
Accuvant is the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment between IT security and business objectives, clarity to complex security challenges and confidence in complex security decisions. "
target: V3rity Limited
V3rity Ltd. is renowned for its V3rity database forensics and analysis software, which significantly reduces the time to analyze compromised database servers. Its innovative software enables database breach investigators to quickly and accurately find evidence of an intrusion.
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closed 7/13/2010 via Company Press Release

GFI Software Ltd., acquired Sunbelt Software

synopsis: GFI Software, a market leading provider of software infrastructure products for small and medium-sized enterprises, announced that it has acquired Sunbelt Software and specifically its VIPRE® product suite. VIPRE technology will merge into GFI’s email security and web security solutions group.
buyer: GFI Software Ltd. (NYSE:GFIS:$151.79)
GFI Software provides a single best source of web and mail security, archiving and fax, networking and security software and hosted IT solutions for small to medium-sized enterprises (SME) via an extensive global partner community. "
target parent: ABS Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Sunbelt Software
Sunbelt Software is a leading provider of Windows security software including enterprise antivirus, antispyware, email security, and malware analysis tools. Leading products include the VIPRE® and CounterSpy® product lines, Sunbelt Exchange Archiver™, CWSandbox™, and ThreatTrack™.
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closed 7/23/2010 via PR Newswire

Teachers Private Capital, Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired SonicWALL, Inc.

synopsis: SonicWALL, Inc., a leading provider of IT security and data backup and recovery solutions, announced that it has completed its merger with affiliates of an investor group led by Thoma Bravo, LLC, which includes the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan through its private investor department, Teachers' Private Capital.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Teachers Private Capital
Thoma Bravo is one of the most experienced and successful private equity firms in the United States. Thoma Bravo and its predecessor firms have been providing equity and strategic and operating support to promising businesses and their management teams for more than 25 years. "
target: SonicWALL, Inc.
Guided by its vision of Dynamic Security for the Global Network, SonicWALL develops advanced intelligent network security and data protection solutions that adapt as organizations evolve and as threats evolve.
price ($mm)[EV]
$637 [$423]
rev ($mm)
$209
EBITDA ($mm)
$31
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
16.6x
closed 9/1/2009 via BusinessWire

McAfee, Inc., acquired MX Logic, Inc.

synopsis: McAfee, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately owned MX Logic, Inc. MX Logic is a leading global provider of cloud-based e-mail and Web security, email archiving and email continuity services.
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc., the leading dedicated security technology company, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. McAfee empowers users with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security. "
target: MX Logic, Inc.
MX Logic is a leading global provider of managed email and Web security, archiving, and business continuity services that deliver enterprise-grade performance without enterprise-level complexity and cost.
price ($mm)
$139
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year
2021
rev ($mm)
$281.34
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($23.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1605
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A263860
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc. is a South Korean-based provider of Network Access Control (NAC) solutions. Their flagship product, Genian NAC, helps businesses maintain smart visiblity and control of all of their IT assets and ensures the highest level of security compliance by using cloud technology.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$18.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.74
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$2.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: TASE: SAFE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Safe-T
Safe-T
Based in Israel, Safe-T is a leading provider of software-defined access solutions which mitigate attacks on enterprises' business-critical services and sensitive data. With Safe-T's software-defined access, companies secure their data, services, and networks from internal and external data threats.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5.14
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.21)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.41)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
63
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Ticker: OTCPK:SFOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc.
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc.
StrikeForce Technologies helps to prevent Cyber theft and data security breaches for consumers, corporations, and government agencies. It provides powerful two-factor, “Out-of-Band” authentication, keystroke encryption along with mobile solutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.32
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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Ticker: TUFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tufin
Tufin
Tufin simplifies management of some of the largest, most complex networks in the world, consisting of thousands of firewall and network devices and emerging hybrid cloud infrastructures.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$110.95
EBITDA ($mm)
($34.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($36.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ENXTPA:INSD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verimatrix
Verimatrix
Verimatrix is a global provider of security and analytics solutions that protect devices, services and applications across multiple markets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$72.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.91)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
155
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,131.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$934.70
EBIT ($mm)
$913.00
Net Income ($mm)
$826.70
Employees
5198
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Ticker: RPD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rapid7, LLC
Rapid7, LLC
Rapid7 is trusted by IT and security professionals around the world to manage risk, simplify modern IT complexity, and drive innovation. Rapid7 analytics transform vast amounts of security and IT data into the answers needed to securely develop and operate sophisticated IT networks and applications.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$411.49
EBITDA ($mm)
($48.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($70.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1847
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Ticker: JNPR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Juniper Networks
Juniper Networks
Juniper Networks, Inc. designs, develops, and sells products and services that provide network infrastructure for networking requirements of service providers, enterprises, governments, and research and public sector organizations worldwide.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,735.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$676.70
EBIT ($mm)
$439.30
Net Income ($mm)
$252.70
Employees
10191
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Ticker: HIFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hifn Inc
Hifn powers network and information security. Leveraging over a decade of leadership and expertise in data encryption and compression, we are a trusted partner to industry innovators for whom security is critical to their success.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$39.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.71)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
176
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Ticker: SWI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SolarWinds
SolarWinds
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide, from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses, managed service providers (MSPs), government agencies, and educational institutions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,019.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$167.35
EBIT ($mm)
$70.22
Net Income ($mm)
$104.95
Employees
2155
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Ticker: EXTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Extreme Networks
Extreme Networks
Extreme Networks, Inc. (EXTR) delivers software-driven networking solutions that help IT departments everywhere deliver the ultimate business outcome: stronger connections with customers, partners and employees.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$535.26
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.12
EBIT ($mm)
($10.81)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1378
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meru Networks, Inc.
Meru Networks, Inc.
Founded in 2002, Meru Networks provides a virtualized wireless LAN architecture that cost-effectively delivers the performance, reliability, predictability and operational simplicity of a wired network, with the advantages of mobility.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ATEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A10 Networks
A10 Networks
A10 Networks is a leader in application networking and security, providing a range of high-performance application networking solutions that help organizations ensure that their data center applications and networks remain highly available, accelerated and secure.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$208.74
EBITDA ($mm)
($22.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($30.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
772
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Ticker: CEVA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CEVA, Inc.
CEVA, Inc.
CEVA is a licensor of signal processing, sensor fusion and AI processors. They partner with semiconductor companies and OEMs worldwide to create power-efficient, intelligent and connected devices for a range of end markets, including mobile, consumer, automotive, robotics, industrial and IoT.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$77.28
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.94
EBIT ($mm)
($1.27)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.46
Employees
341
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Ticker: CTXS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix Systems, Inc.
Citrix is a cloud company that enables mobile workstyles—empowering people to work and collaborate from anywhere, securely accessing apps and data on any of the latest devices, as easily as they would in their own office.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,217.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$575.73
EBIT ($mm)
$375.84
Net Income ($mm)
$307.50
Employees
9000
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Ticker: XRTX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xyratex Ltd.
Xyratex Ltd.
Xyratex is a leading provider of data storage technology, including modular solutions for the enterprise data storage industry and hard disk drive (HDD) capital equipment for the HDD industry.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1,158.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.67
EBIT ($mm)
$20.58
Net Income ($mm)
$17.66
Employees
1960
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Ticker: NTCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems, Inc.
NetScout Systems is the market leader in Unified Service Delivery Management enabling comprehensive end-to-end network and application assurance. It has delivered breakthrough packet-flow technology that provides trusted and comprehensive real-time network and application performance intelligence.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,134.57
EBITDA ($mm)
$128.93
EBIT ($mm)
($10.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3124
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Ticker: DDOG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Datadog, Inc.
Datadog, Inc.
Datadog is the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. Its SaaS platform integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring, and log management to provide unified, real-time observability of its customers’ entire technology stack.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,028.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.57
EBIT ($mm)
$2.63
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2185
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Ticker: ADIC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Digital Information Corporation
Advanced Digital Information Corporation is a leading provider of Intelligent Storage(TM) solutions to the open systems marketplace. ADIC is the world's largest supplier of automated tape systems using the drive technologies most often employed for backing up open system, client-server networks.
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$454.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.70
EBIT ($mm)
$4.10
Net Income ($mm)
$14.30
Employees
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Ticker: XTRA:OSP2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
USU Software AG
USU Software AG
Founded in 1977, USU offers software solutions and consulting services for IT and knowledge-based service Management, e.g. the IT service management suite Valuemation, the knowledge base Knowledge Center and the IT self-service solution Smart Link.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$78.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.23
EBIT ($mm)
$9.04
Net Income ($mm)
$7.41
Employees
544
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A263860
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc. is a South Korean-based provider of Network Access Control (NAC) solutions. Their flagship product, Genian NAC, helps businesses maintain smart visiblity and control of all of their IT assets and ensures the highest level of security compliance by using cloud technology.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$18.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.74
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$2.21
Employees
0
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