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DevFactory, acquired Manuscript

synopsis: DevFactory, a leader in AI-enabled software development tools to help software developers eliminate manual processes and optimize efficiency, announced it has acquired the Manuscript project management solution from Fog Creek Software - maker of Manuscript, Trello, Stack Overflow and Glitch.
buyer parent: ESW Capital, LLC
buyer: DevFactory
DevFactory leverages manufacturing principles for software development teams around the world. Their solution suite of DevSpaces™, CodeRead™ and CodeCleanup™ enables developers to off-load highly-manual, labor intensive, and low-level software development tasks to focus on building great software. "
target parent: Fog Creek Software
target: Manuscript
For software development and support teams, Manuscript includes a broad, integrated set of capabilities including task management, time tracking, code management and more. The solution is available as a Software as a Service (SaaS), virtual private cloud, or on-premises applications.
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closed 9/26/2017 via PR Newswire

Perforce, acquired Hansoft

synopsis: Perforce Software, a global provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility and scale during all phases of the technology development lifecycle, announced its acquisition of Sweden-based Hansoft Technologies, a leading provider of enterprise Agile planning tools.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: Perforce
Enterprises across the globe rely on Perforce Software to build and deliver complex digital products faster and with higher quality. Perforce is known for its highly scalable version management and collaboration platform that securely manages change across all digital content. "
target: Hansoft
Built by veterans of the game development industry, Hansoft is an enterprise Agile planning and project management tool for diverse teams, expanding scale, changing goals, and tight schedules.
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closed 4/13/2022 via BusinessWire

Backlight, acquired Celtx Inc.

synopsis: Backlight, a media technology company, has acquired Celtx, a leading provider of screenwriting tools in Canada. Celtx provides an all-in-one software solution for writing, planning, and managing media production. Their collaborative solution enables film, video, and video game producers to stay engaged and organized.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Backlight
Backlight is a media technology company. Backlight provides powerful cloud-based SaaS solutions for creating and delivering impactful video and entertainment efficiently and at scale. Their solutions enable video-forward organizations to solve their mission-critical business challenges. "
target: Celtx Inc.
Celtx is a leading provider of screenwriting tools in Canada. Celtx provides an all-in-one software solution for writing, planning, and managing media production. Their collaborative solution enables film, video, and video game producers to stay engaged and organized.
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closed 12/22/2021 via BusinessWire

Tempo, acquired ALM Works, Inc.

synopsis: Tempo Software, the leader in team time management and productivity-enhancing solutions, has acquired ALM Works, developer of the Structure for Jira software suite that enables project and program managers to make better decisions, work more efficiently, and deliver predictable results.
buyer parent: Diversis Capital
buyer: Tempo
Tempo Software offers integrated applications for time management, resource planning, and budget management for software engineering and product management teams. "
target: ALM Works, Inc.
ALM Works provides software products to empower project managers around the world with visibility and control. ALM Works’ flagship product, Structure for Jira, is a project and portfolio management tool for Atlassian, used by thousands of customers in over 100 countries.
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closed 6/25/2014 via BusinessWire

Autodesk, Inc., acquired Shotgun Software

synopsis: Autodesk, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Shotgun Software, a developer of scalable, cloud-based production tracking, review, and asset management software for the film, television and games industries.
buyer: Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK:$4,386.40)
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas. "
target: Shotgun Software
Shotgun is the creative industry’s trusted system for secure, efficient production management and review. A standardized toolset for animation, visual effects and game development pipelines, it enables studios and remote collaborators to increase efficiency and reduce risk through transparency.
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closed 7/5/2022 via BusinessWire

Planview, Inc., acquired Tasktop Technologies

synopsis: Planview, a global leader in Portfolio Management and Work Management, announced that the company has completed the acquisition of Tasktop, a pioneer and leader in Value Stream Management (VSM). Tasktop's value stream management platform enables enterprises to master software at scale.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Planview, Inc.
Planview has one focus: enabling the transformation journey as organizations rewire strategy to delivery in today’s fast-paced, highly disruptive markets. Their solutions uniquely help organizations navigate this journey and accelerate on-strategy delivery at enterprise scale. "
target: Tasktop Technologies
Tasktop's value stream management platform enables enterprises to master software at scale. Leading brands, including half of the Fortune 100, use Tasktop to provide real-time visibility into the health of product value streams, allowing them to make better decisions and align with business goals.
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closed 4/12/2022 via BusinessWire

Backlight, acquired ftrack

synopsis: Backlight, a media technology company, has acquired ftrack, a scalable cloud-based project management solution in Sweden. ftrack helps clients in the media & entertainment industry to meet the ever-increasing demands of post production. Their solution makes it easy to seamlessly and securely collaborate with anyone, anywhere.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Backlight
Backlight is a media technology company. Backlight provides powerful cloud-based SaaS solutions for creating and delivering impactful video and entertainment efficiently and at scale. Their solutions enable video-forward organizations to solve their mission-critical business challenges. "
target: ftrack
ftrack is a scalable cloud-based project management solution in Sweden. ftrack helps clients in the media & entertainment industry to meet the ever-increasing demands of post production. Their solution makes it easy to seamlessly and securely collaborate with anyone, anywhere.
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closed 1/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Assembla, LLC, acquired Zennaware GmbH

synopsis: Assembla, the world’s only provider of Enterprise Cloud Version Control, has acquired Zennaware, the developer of Cornerstone. Cornerstone is a Subversion (svn) client for Mac OS X that delivers everything a user needs to compare, review and share their project.
buyer parent: Scaleworks Associates
buyer: Assembla, LLC
Assembla is the world’s only provider of Enterprise Cloud Version Control. Assembla is focused on providing scalable, secure and flexible options for Enterprise Version Control. They offer cloud-based task and code management tools that help users build software faster with less stress. "
target: Zennaware GmbH
Zennaware is the developer of Cornerstone, the Subversion (svn) client for Mac OS X. Cornerstone delivers everything a user needs to compare, review and share their project, all in one app. Cornerstone allows users to review, log, merge, and sync their work and changes with other team members.
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closed 5/22/2017 via BusinessWire

Software Engineering Professionals, acquired CardBoard

synopsis: Software product design and development company, Software Engineering Professionals (SEP), has acquired CardBoard, a collaborative design and story mapping tool. Their visual outlining tool helps distributed development teams make cohesive journey maps, allowing users to visualize designs, whether together or apart.
buyer: Software Engineering Professionals
Software Engineering Professionals is a software product and design company that builds products for global, midsize and small companies. SEP is one of Indiana’s largest software development firms with more than 100 employees. "
target parent: DevJam
target: CardBoard
CardBoard is a collaborative design and story mapping tool. Their visual outlining tool helps distributed development teams make cohesive journey maps, allowing users to visualize designs, whether together or apart.
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closed 9/17/2010 via PR Newswire

Wmode Inc., acquired Widality

synopsis: Wmode, a leading managed-services provider of mobile Internet services to operators, announced the acquisition of Widality, an industry-leading B2B mobile app development and services company. Wmode and Widality, two privately held companies, are joining to capitalize on the rapidly growing smartphone application opportunity.
buyer: Wmode Inc.
Wmode operates ClearMode(R), a comprehensive service suite that provides mobile operators with the recruitment, management, discovery, delivery and payment of mobile apps, content and services. "
target: Widality
Widality is the developer of the award-winning momentem service, one of the most popular business apps on BlackBerry(R). Widality is now leveraging momentem, expertise and technologies to provide a range of services to the app economy.
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closed 9/9/2021 via BusinessWire

Appfire, acquired RoninPixels

synopsis: Appfire, a leading provider of apps that help teams solve modern challenges with digital solutions, has acquired RoninPixels, a Spanish company that helps developers to visualize their Atlassian data. RoninPixels' Dashboard Hub visualizes real-time data across multiple tools into one central dashboard in Jira and Confluence.
buyer: Appfire
Appfire is an award-winning Atlassian Platinum Marketplace Partner and has been a global authority in the Atlassian ecosystem for more than 15 years. Appfire’s popular Artemis, Bob Swift, Innovalog, and Wittified product brands comprise the largest portfolio of apps on the Atlassian Marketplace. "
target: RoninPixels
RoninPixels is a Spanish company that helps developers to visualize their Atlassian data. RoninPixels provides an integrated approach to reporting and collaboration. Their Dashboard Hub visualizes real-time data across multiple tools into one central dashboard in Jira and Confluence.
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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:$2,430.82)
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 12/20/2007 via BusinessWire

Dell Exhibitions, acquired Everdream

synopsis: Dell completed the acquisition of privately-held Everdream Corp., a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service solutions for remote-service management. The acquisition is a key component in Dell’s strategy of enabling customers to Simplify IT, and will be a cornerstone to Dell’s presence in the rapidly growing SaaS-enabled managed services market.
buyer: Dell Exhibitions (DELL:$94,224.00)
Dell Inc. listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services they trust and value. Uniquely enabled by its direct business model, Dell is a leading global systems and services company. "
target: Everdream
Everdream Corp. is a market leader in delivering cost-effective, low-risk on-demand desktop management software services. Built around a powerful, scalable, and cost-effective Software-as-a-Service platform model.
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announced 8/11/2021 via Company Press Release

Unity Technologies, will acquire Parsec

synopsis: Unity, the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the high performance remote desktop and streaming technology company, Parsec, which allows gaming and creative professionals to work together from anywhere.
buyer: Unity Technologies (:$1,110.53)
Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology. "
target: Parsec
Founded in 2016 by CTO Chris Dickson and CEO Benjy Boxer, Parsec delivers a best-in-class high frame rate, low-latency remote desktop experience. Parsec allows gaming and creative professionals to work together from anywhere.
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closed 7/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Lumine Group, acquired Ubersmith Inc.

synopsis: Lumine Group, a division of Volaris Group focused in the communications and media vertical, has completed the acquisition of Ubersmith, a leading business management software solution that delivers mission-critical capabilities for billing, infrastructure and device management, and trouble and relationship management to Service Providers.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Lumine Group
Lumine Group, based in Canada, is one of the world’s largest communications and media software portfolios. Lumine offers communications and media software companies the ability to grow, retain independence, and focus on the needs of its customers and employees, with the financial backing of Volaris."
target parent: Internap
target: Ubersmith Inc.
Ubersmith is a leading business management software solution that delivers mission-critical capabilities for billing, infrastructure and device management, and trouble and relationship management to Service Providers.
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closed 8/22/2018 via PR Newswire

DevFactory, acquired Manuscript

synopsis: DevFactory, a leader in AI-enabled software development tools to help software developers eliminate manual processes and optimize efficiency, announced it has acquired the Manuscript project management solution from Fog Creek Software - maker of Manuscript, Trello, Stack Overflow and Glitch.
buyer parent: ESW Capital, LLC
buyer: DevFactory
DevFactory leverages manufacturing principles for software development teams around the world. Their solution suite of DevSpaces™, CodeRead™ and CodeCleanup™ enables developers to off-load highly-manual, labor intensive, and low-level software development tasks to focus on building great software. "
target parent: Fog Creek Software
target: Manuscript
For software development and support teams, Manuscript includes a broad, integrated set of capabilities including task management, time tracking, code management and more. The solution is available as a Software as a Service (SaaS), virtual private cloud, or on-premises applications.
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closed 8/22/2018 via PR Newswire

DevFactory, acquired Manuscript

synopsis: DevFactory, a leader in AI-enabled software development tools to help software developers eliminate manual processes and optimize efficiency, announced it has acquired the Manuscript project management solution from Fog Creek Software - maker of Manuscript, Trello, Stack Overflow and Glitch.
buyer parent: ESW Capital, LLC
buyer: DevFactory
DevFactory leverages manufacturing principles for software development teams around the world. Their solution suite of DevSpaces™, CodeRead™ and CodeCleanup™ enables developers to off-load highly-manual, labor intensive, and low-level software development tasks to focus on building great software. "
target parent: Fog Creek Software
target: Manuscript
For software development and support teams, Manuscript includes a broad, integrated set of capabilities including task management, time tracking, code management and more. The solution is available as a Software as a Service (SaaS), virtual private cloud, or on-premises applications.
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closed 4/27/2022 via BNC Analysis

DataBricks, acquired Cortex Labs

synopsis: Databricks has acquired San Francisco-based machine learning operations (MLOps) tech startup Cortex Labs. Cortex helps data scientists and engineering teams deploy native machine learning models in the cloud.
buyer: DataBricks
Databricks is the Data + AI company. With origins in academia and the open-source community, the company was founded in 2013 by the original creators of Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow. Databricks combines the best of data warehouses to offer an open and unified platform for data and AI. "
target: Cortex Labs
Cortex Labs is a San Francisco-based machine learning operations (MLOps) tech startup. Cortex helps data scientists and engineering teams deploy native machine learning models in the cloud.
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announced 4/6/2022 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., will acquire Pactflow

synopsis: SmartBear, a leading provider of software development and quality tools, is entering into a definitive agreement with DiUS, an Australian technology consultancy, to acquire the leading global contract testing collaboration platform, Pactflow.
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 parent: DiUS
target: Pactflow
Pactflow is the leading solution for companies to eliminate the main pains of testing microservices as they scale. The solution enables engineering teams to deploy faster with confidence, reduce service outages and decrease costs associated with traditional testing.
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closed 3/23/2022 via Company Press Release

Vector Informatik, acquired Gimpel Software

synopsis: Vector Informatik, the German-based specialist for the development and test of automotive electronics and software-based systems, has acquired 100% of the assets of US company Gimpel Software. Gimpel Software was founded with the goal of making life easier for the C programmer and has been the leading pioneer of static analysis software since 1985.
buyer: Vector Informatik
Vector Informatik GmbH is a German software and vehicle electronics specialist. Vector offers a wide range of products for conducting tests on the system, function and code levels of distributed embedded systems. Their tools and services allow engineers to simplify the development process. "
target: Gimpel Software
Gimpel Software was founded with the goal of making life easier for the C programmer and has been the leading pioneer of static analysis software since 1985.
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closed 12/14/2021 via GlobeNewswire

GitLab, acquired Opstrace, Inc.

synopsis: GitLab Inc., The DevOps Platform, announced it has acquired Opstrace, Inc., an open source observability distribution. They offer authentication, authorization, alert management, synthetics, TLS, and upgrades—all open source.
buyer: GitLab (GTLB:$221.00)
GitLab is a DevOps platform built as a single application for all stages of the DevOps lifecycle enabling Product, Development, Quality Assurance, Security, and Operations teams to work concurrently on the same project. "
target: Opstrace, Inc.
Opstrace, Inc. is an open source observability distribution. They offer authentication, authorization, alert management, synthetics, TLS, and upgrades—all open source.
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closed 12/2/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Immunefi, acquired Klevoya

synopsis: Immunefi, the leading bug bounty and security services platform for DeFi protecting over $100 billion in users’ funds, has announced that it has acquired smart contract security firm Klevoya for the purposes of expanding its security products and services team.
buyer: Immunefi
Immunefi is the leading bug bounty platform for smart contracts and crypto projects. It enables security researchers to review code, disclose vulnerabilities, and get paid doing so, and allows companies to secure their projects with top security talent. "
target: Klevoya
Klevoya has created tools which help developers improve the quality and security of their smart contracts through a combination of an intuitive test framework, a blockchain execution engine and a security analysis platform.
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closed 9/14/2021 via BusinessWire

Jfrog, acquired Upswift

synopsis: JFrog Ltd., the Liquid Software company, announced the acquisition of Upswift, the creators of connected device management software for developers. Upswift.io is a scalable, cloud-based platform that delivers continuous monitoring, visibility, control, and secure, over-the-air (OTA) updates to a wide range of edge and IoT devices.
buyer: Jfrog (FROG:$175.32)
JFrog is on a “Liquid Software” mission to enable the flow of software seamlessly and securely from the developer’s keystrokes to production. The end-to-end, hybrid JFrog Platform provides the tools and visibility required by software development organizations to fully embrace the power of DevOps. "
target: Upswift
Upswift.io is a scalable, cloud-based platform that delivers continuous monitoring, visibility, control, and secure, over-the-air (OTA) updates to a wide range of edge and IoT devices.
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announced 8/13/2021 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Epsagon

synopsis: Cisco is to acquire Epsagon, a modern observability company. They simplify modern cloud application development as the pioneering microservices-native Observability platform, used by Engineering leaders, Devs, and Architects to promote team knowledge of architecture and confidently scale and iterate services faster.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$49,818.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Epsagon
Epsagon is a modern observability company. They simplify modern cloud application development as the pioneering microservices-native Observability platform, used by Engineering leaders, Devs, and Architects to promote team knowledge of architecture and confidently scale and iterate services faster.
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closed 7/16/2021 via BusinessWire

Appfire, acquired Spartez

synopsis: Appfire, a leading provider of apps that help teams solve modern challenges with digital solutions, announced the acquisition of Spartez Software, an Atlassian Platinum Marketplace Partner with nearly 9,000 installations worldwide. They focus on the Atlassian and agile ecosystem and provide valuable tools and solid support.
buyer: Appfire
Appfire is an award-winning Atlassian Platinum Marketplace Partner and has been a global authority in the Atlassian ecosystem for more than 15 years. Appfire’s popular Artemis, Bob Swift, Innovalog, and Wittified product brands comprise the largest portfolio of apps on the Atlassian Marketplace. "
target: Spartez
Based in Gdańsk, Poland, Spartez was founded in 2007 and is an Atlassian Platinum Marketplace Partner with nearly 9,000 installations worldwide. They focus on the Atlassian and agile ecosystem and provide valuable tools and solid support.
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closed 12/23/2020 via Company Press Release

CloudFlare, Inc., acquired Linc Bot

synopsis: Cloudflare, a web infrastructure and website security company, has acquired Linc, an automation platform that helps front-end developers collaborate and build powerful applications. Linc has done amazing work with Frontend Application Bundles (FABs), making dynamic backends more accessible to frontend developers.
buyer: CloudFlare, Inc. (NET:$656.43)
Cloudflare protects and accelerates Internet applications online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare have all web traffic routed through its global network, improving performance while decreasing spam and other attacks. "
target: Linc Bot
Linc is an automation platform to help front-end developers collaborate and build powerful applications. Linc has done amazing work with Frontend Application Bundles (FABs), making dynamic backends more accessible to frontend developers.
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closed 12/10/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Sauce Labs, acquired API Fortress

synopsis: Sauce Labs Inc., the leading provider of continuous testing solutions that deliver digital confidence, announced that it has acquired API Fortress, a leading provider of modern API testing solutions for agile and DevOps teams.
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: API Fortress
API Fortress is a leading provider of modern API testing solutions for agile and DevOps teams. The API Fortress platform enables customers to transform their API development processes, accelerate releases, and reduce risk in the software development lifecycle.
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announced 9/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Splunk Inc., will acquire Omnition

synopsis: Splunk, a company that that produces software for searching, monitoring, and analyzing machine-generated big data, via a Web-style interface, has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Omnition, a stealth-mode SaaS company that is innovating in distributed tracing, improving monitoring across microservices applications.
buyer: Splunk Inc. (SPLK:$2,229.39)
Splunk Inc. turns machine data into answers. Organizations use market-leading Splunk solutions with machine learning to solve their toughest IT, Internet of Things and security challenges. "
target: Omnition
Omnition is a SaaS startup that uses distributed tracing as a means to monitor microservices applications. Their focus on top down analysis and intuitive visualization of traces allows developers and SREs to focus on what they do best: build and maintain great software.
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closed 5/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

F5 Networks Inc., acquired NGINX Inc.

synopsis: F5, the global leader in multi-cloud application services, has completed the acquisition of NGINX, an open source leader in application delivery. NGINX, Inc. is the company behind the popular open source project trusted by more than 375 million sites. They offer a suite of technologies for developing and delivering modern applications.
buyer: F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV:$2,536.24)
F5 provides solutions for an application world. They help organizations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, and software defined networking deployments to successfully deliver applications to anyone, anywhere, at any time. "
target: NGINX Inc.
NGINX, Inc. is the company behind the popular open source project trusted by more than 375 million sites. They offer a suite of technologies for developing and delivering modern applications.
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announced 1/23/2019 via PR Newswire

Perforce, will acquire Rogue Wave Software, Inc.

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 Rogue Wave Software, a leading independent provider of cross-platform software developer tools and embedded components.
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: Rogue Wave Software, Inc.
Rogue Wave provides software development tools for mission-critical applications. Rogue Wave’s trusted solutions address the growing complexity of building great software, and accelerates the value gained from code across the enterprise.
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closed 12/18/2018 via BusinessWire

Idera, acquired LANSA

synopsis: Idera, Inc., parent company of global B2B software productivity brands, announced the acquisition of LANSA, a low-code, rapid application development platform for professional mobile, web, desktop and cloud developers.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: Idera
Idera delivers B2B software productivity tools that enable technical users to do more with less, faster. Idera brands span three divisions – Database Tools, Developer Tools, and Test Management Tools – with products that are evangelized by millions of community members. "
target: LANSA
LANSA is the original low-code, high productivity software development platform for mobile, web and desktop applications. Thousands of customers across the globe trust LANSA to help them rapidly build enterprise-grade applications.
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closed 6/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Bonsai

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Bonsai, a small artificial intelligence start-up. Bonsai is an AI platform that empowers developers to build, teach and use intelligent systems. Its platform greatly simplifies the programming of control and optimization to create more intelligent systems and business processes.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$184,903.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: Bonsai
Bonsai is an AI platform that empowers developers to build, teach and use intelligent systems. Its platform greatly simplifies the programming of control and optimization to create more intelligent systems and business processes.
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closed 5/9/2018 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., acquired Hiptest

synopsis: SmartBear, the leader in software quality tools for teams, has acquired continuous testing platform Hiptest. Hiptest empowers Agile and DevOps teams to deliver high quality software, faster, by collaborating on an idea, testing code continuously, and generating living documentation.
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: Hiptest
Hiptest empowers Agile and DevOps teams to deliver high quality software, faster, by collaborating on an idea, testing code continuously, and generating living documentation.
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closed 2/6/2018 via BusinessWire

Cloud Bees, Inc., acquired Codeship

synopsis: CloudBees, Inc., the hub of enterprise Jenkins and DevOps, announced the acquisition of Codeship, a company that offers continuous integration and delivery products in the cloud that integrate with the existing DevOps stack and enables clients to accelerate time-to-market of products and features.
buyer: Cloud Bees, Inc.
CloudBees is the hub of enterprise Jenkins and DevOps, providing companies with smarter solutions for automating software development and delivery. "
target: Codeship
Based in Boston and with offices in Vienna and Berlin, Codeship offers continuous integration and delivery products in the cloud that integrate with the existing DevOps stack and enables clients to accelerate time-to-market of products and features.
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closed 5/3/2017 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners Management LLC, acquired SmartBear, Inc.

synopsis: SmartBear Software, the leader in software quality tools for teams, announced that Francisco Partners, a leading global technology-focused private equity firm, has acquired a majority stake in the company. SmartBear's products help deliver the best performing software possible while helping teams ship code at nearly impossible velocities.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global private equity firm, which specializes in investments in technology and technology-enabled services businesses. Francisco Partners has raised approximately $10 billion in capital and invested in more than 150 technology companies. "
target: 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.
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announced 7/19/2012 via PR Newswire

Atego, will purchase Rational Apex Ada Developer Product Family from IBM

synopsis: Atego has entered into an agreement with IBM to acquire the IBM Rational Apex® Ada Developer product family, including the IBM Rational Apex integrated development environment. Under the terms of the agreement, Atego will acquire the Rational Ada Developer product line, including all products and intellectual property.
buyer: Atego
Atego is a world leading software tools and professional services company, focused on helping organizations engineer complex, mission- and safety-critical systems and software. Atego dramatically increases quality, security and productivity. "
seller: IBM (IBM:$58,361.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business.
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closed 10/4/2010 via Market Wire

Rogue Wave Software, Inc., acquired Acumem AB

synopsis: Rogue Wave Software Inc., the largest independent provider of cross-platform software development tools and embedded components for the next generation of high performance computing applications, announced that the company has acquired Acumem, a leading vendor of memory optimization products for single and multi-threaded application development.
buyer parent: Battery Ventures
buyer: Rogue Wave Software, Inc.
Rogue Wave Software, Inc. is the largest independent provider of cross-platform software development tools and embedded components for the next generation of high-performance computing (HPC) applications. "
target: Acumem AB
Acumem is a provider of intelligent software which analyzes and helps optimize the computing performance in single- and multi-core environments. Acumem contributes to their customers' success in maximizing the benefits of multi-core technology, achieving the full potential of their systems.
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