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announced 8/26/2020 via PR Newswire

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire BabbleLabs

synopsis: Cisco announced its intent to acquire privately held BabbleLabs, Inc. headquartered in Campbell, CA. BabbleLabs uses advanced AI (Artificial Intelligence) techniques to distinguish human speech from unwanted noise, enhancing the quality of communications and conferencing applications.
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: BabbleLabs
BabbleLabs uses advanced AI (Artificial Intelligence) techniques to distinguish human speech from unwanted noise, enhancing the quality of communications and conferencing applications.
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closed 6/29/2018 via Company Press Release

MobileMonkey, acquired ChattyPeople

synopsis: MobileMonkey, a Facebook Messenger marketing platform, has acquired Chattypeople, an AI-powered enterprise platform to build text and voice bots. Chattypeople enables users to create, test, deploy, measure, and manage their bots and create personalized experiences within a messaging platform.
buyer: MobileMonkey
MobileMonkey is a Facebook Messenger marketing platform. They connect customers with companies and make it easy to build chatbots and execute marketing automations without a line of code. Users can do chat blasting, drip campaigns, and list building in Messenger with powerful chatbot building tools."
target: ChattyPeople
Chattypeople is the ultimate AI-powered enterprise platform to build text and voice bots. It enables users to create, test, deploy, measure and manage their bots creating personalized, native conversational experience within the messaging app of choice.
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closed 1/24/2013 via BusinessWire

Amazon.com, Inc., acquired IVONA Software

synopsis: Amazon.com, Inc. has acquired text-to-speech technology company IVONA Software. IVONA delivers world-class technologies that power the “Text-to-Speech,” “Voice Guide” and “Explore by Touch” features on Kindle Fire tablets. Additionally, IVONA delivers text-to-speech products and services for thousands of developers, businesses and customers.
buyer: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN:$469,822.00)
Amazon.com, Inc., a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, seeks to be Earth's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. "
target: IVONA Software
IVONA Software develops award-winning text-to-speech technology for use in the voice user interfaces on mobile devices, computers, communication systems and services. Its text-to-speech products have been recognized as industry leading in terms of natural voice quality, accuracy and ease of use.
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closed 6/9/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Paltalk, acquired Manycam LLC

synopsis: Paltalk, Inc., a leading communications software innovator, has acquired ManyCam from Visicom Media Inc., a developer of innovative, quality tools for the Internet. ManyCam is a virtual camera and live streaming software solution. Their solution allows users to have multiple camera feeds, use virtual backgrounds, create layers and more.
buyer parent: LivexLive Media
buyer: Paltalk (PALT:$13.27)
Paltalk is a leading communications software innovator. Paltak owns and operates video chat communities under the Paltalk and Camfrog brands. Their platforms offer video and chat capabilities that facilitate virtual face-to-face interactions between individuals and between groups. "
target parent: Visicom Media
target: Manycam LLC
ManyCam is a virtual camera and live streaming software solution. ManyCam helps users to deliver professional videos on streaming platforms, video conferencing apps, and remote learning tools. Their solution allows users to have multiple camera feeds, use virtual backgrounds, create layers and more.
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closed 5/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Zoom, acquired Keybase

synopsis: Zoom has acquired message encryption and security startup Keybase. Keybase is a message encryption and security startup. Keybase was launched in 2014 as a directory for public encryption keys, and has since then evolved into a secure private messaging network with file-sharing features.
buyer: Zoom (ZM:$4,099.86)
Zoom helps businesses and organizations bring their teams together in a frictionless environment to get more done. Their easy, reliable cloud platform for video, phone, content sharing, and chat runs across mobile devices, desktops, telephones, and room systems. "
target: Keybase
Keybase is a message encryption and security startup. Keybase was launched in 2014 as a directory for public encryption keys, and has since then evolved into a secure private messaging network with file-sharing features.
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closed 5/18/2016 via Company Press Release

Wallix, acquired mlstate

synopsis: WALLIX GROUP, a software company providing cyber-security and governance solutions for information system access, has announced the acquisition of MLstate. MLstate notably designs and develops its proprietary secure communications solution Peps. Peps is an open source platform that handles e-mail and instant messaging with end-to-end encryption.
buyer: Wallix (ENXTPA:ALLIX:$17.02)
WALLIX is a software company offering privileged access management solutions for large and medium sized enterprises, public organizations and cloud service providers, helping their many customers to protect their critical IT assets including data, servers, terminals and connected devices. "
target: mlstate
MLstate develops software used to build and run web applications and webservices in the cloud. It provides its products under MLstate & PEPS brand. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Paris, France.
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announced 7/29/2010 via BusinessWire

Musician’s Exchange, will acquire SpeechPhone LLC

synopsis: Musician’s Exchange announced that it has executed agreements to purchase the assets of SpeechPhone, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and related entities. SpeechPhone’s hosted speech technology platform serves over 8,000 subscribers and completes approximately 60,000 calls per day.
buyer: Musician’s Exchange (MUEX:$0.00)
Musicians Exchange is a global community with an eye towards online commercial exchange. It features digital music & video distribution, classified ads, and global opportunity for the musician, artist, band, videographer, producer, writer, and others. "
target: SpeechPhone LLC
SpeechPhone LLC develops and markets hosted speech recognition based virtual assistants that unify communications and messaging through a single personal phone number. Its hosted speech applications enable to work from mobile phones, business phones, or VoIP phones.
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closed 4/5/2010 via GlobeNewswire

j2 Global Communications, Inc., purchased Unified Messaging and Communications from mBox Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: j2 Global Communications, Inc., the provider of outsourced, value-added messaging and communication services, announced that it has acquired the unified messaging and communications business of mBox Pty, Ltd., which is based in Australia.
buyer: j2 Global Communications, Inc. (JCOM:$1,740.72)
Founded in 1995, j2 Global Communications, Inc. provides outsourced, value-added messaging and communications services to individuals and businesses around the world. j2 Global's network spans greater than 2,900 cities in 42 countries on five continents. "
seller: mBox Pty. Ltd.
mBox Australia provides unified messaging and communications services to more than 10,000 customers in the Asia-Pacific region with network coverage in Singapore, Australia and New Zealand. We have been providing our services to home and small business to large corporate organisations since 1998.
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closed 1/22/2010 via Market Wire

Telefonica S.A., acquired Jajah

synopsis: Telefónica announced the completion of its acquisition of leading communications innovator JAJAH. Combining the power of IP communications with simple-to-use traditional voice services, JAJAH has created the world’s most advanced, flexible IP Communications Platform.
buyer: Telefonica S.A. (BME:TEF:$44,105.73)
Spain's onetime phone monopoly, Telefónica, is the leading communications service provider among Spanish- and Portuguese- speaking populations. Worldwide, it operates about 41 million fixed lines and has more than 20 million mobile phone subscribers. "
target: Jajah
JAJAH changes the way people and companies use voice services. Combining the power of IP communications with simple-to-use traditional voice services, JAJAH has created the world’s most advanced, flexible IP Communications Platform.
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closed 2/14/2018 via PR Newswire

Open Text Corporation, acquired Hightail Inc.

synopsis: OpenText, a global leader in Enterprise Information Management, announced that it has acquired Hightail, Inc., formerly known as YouSendIt, a leading cloud service for file sharing and creative collaboration with approximately 5.5 million customers globally spanning enterprise accounts, paid subscribers, and individual consumers.
buyer: Open Text Corporation (OTEX:$3,414.41)
OpenText enables organizations to gain insight through market leading information management solutions, on-premises or in the cloud. They are committed to delivering differentiated content solutions in the cloud that enable marketers to produce and securely collaborate on digital content. "
target: Hightail Inc.
Hightail is a leading cloud service for file sharing and creative collaboration with approximately 5.5 million customers globally spanning enterprise accounts, paid subscribers, and individual consumers. Hightail has made the cloud a workspace that enables seamless collaboration on visual projects.
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announced 5/12/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Zoom, will acquire Solvvy

synopsis: Zoom Video Communications, Inc. will acquire Solvvy, a leading conversational AI and automation platform for customer support. Together, Zoom and Solvvy will offer elevated customer service experiences to a global enterprise base and work quickly to capitalize on new opportunities in contact center and customer support.
buyer: Zoom (ZM:$4,099.86)
Zoom helps businesses and organizations connect to others, share ideas, make plans, and build toward a future limited only by imagination. Its frictionless communications platform is the only one that started with video as its foundation, and Zoom has set the standard for innovation ever since. "
target: Solvvy
Solvvy is the leading Conversational AI platform for customer support. Solvvy enables fast, personalized resolutions for customers, improves agent productivity, and uncovers valuable insights that empower support leaders and their teams.
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closed 4/27/2022 via BusinessWire

SoundHound Inc. merged with Archimedes Tech SPAC Partners Co.,

synopsis: SoundHound AI, Inc., a global leader in voice artificial intelligence, announced the completion of the previously announced business combination between SoundHound Inc. and Archimedes Tech SPAC Partners Co., a special purpose acquisition company.
buyer: Archimedes Tech SPAC Partners Co.
Archimedes Tech SPAC Partners Co. is a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses in the AI, cloud services, and automotive technology sectors. "
target: SoundHound Inc.
SoundHound, a leading innovator of conversational intelligence, offers an independent voice AI platform that enables businesses across industries to deliver best-in-class conversational experiences to their customers.
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closed 3/30/2022 via Company Press Release

GoodHabitz B.V., acquired Helpr.ai

synopsis: GoodHabitz, a provider of online soft skills training in the Netherlands, has acquired Helpr, a conversational learning platform in the Netherlands. Helpr makes learning interactive, adaptive & activating through AI-driven educational chatbots. Their platform enables businesses to create effective training sessions that are tailored to their needs.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: GoodHabitz B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, GoodHabitz provides enterprise clients with a broad range of cost-effective soft skills, such as leadership and management skills and digital learning content relevant to their entire employee base. The company offers 150 courses that are available across eight languages. "
target: Helpr.ai
Helpr is a conversational learning platform in the Netherlands. Helpr makes learning interactive, adaptive & activating through AI-driven educational chatbots. Their platform enables businesses to create effective training sessions that are tailored to their needs.
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closed 1/27/2022 via Company Press Release

Atlassian Pty Ltd., acquired Percept.AI

synopsis: Atlassian has acquired Percept.AI, an AI-powered virtual agent technology provider. They let customer service teams increase customer satisfaction and maintain it even as demand grows, and use automation to enable self-service, deflect contacts, and make agents more productive at scale.
buyer: Atlassian Pty Ltd. (TEAM:$2,430.82)
Atlassian is a leading provider of collaboration, development, and issue tracking software for teams. With over 100,000 global customers, Atlassian is advancing the power of collaboration with products including Jira, Jira Service Desk, Jira Ops, Confluence, Bitbucket, Trello, and more. "
target: Percept.AI
Percept is the no-code AI Chatbot that understands customers. It lets customer service teams increase customer satisfaction and maintain it even as demand grows, and use automation to enable self-service, deflect contacts, and make agents more productive at scale.
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announced 12/16/2021 via Company Press Release

Zurich Financial Services Group, will acquire AlphaChat

synopsis: Zurich Insurance Group, a leading multi-line insurer, will acquire AlphaChat, a conversational AI platform in Estonia. AlphaChat makes customer service more efficient. Their platform allows users to quickly set up automated AI chatbots for customer support. They help businesses to increase resolution rates and reduce agent workloads.
buyer: Zurich Financial Services Group (SWX:ZURN:$71,344.00)
Switzerland-based Zurich Insurance Group is a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 55,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, and life insurance products and services in more than 215 countries and territories. "
target: AlphaChat
AlphaChat is a conversational AI platform in Estonia. AlphaChat makes customer service more efficient and customers happy. Their platform allows users to quickly set up automated AI chatbots for customer support. They help businesses to increase resolution rates and reduce agent workloads.
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closed 11/11/2021 via Company Press Release

Exotel Techcom Pvt. Ltd., acquired Cogno AI

synopsis: Exotel, one of India’s largest cloud telephony companies, has acquired Cogno AI, a conversational AI company in India. Cogno AI enables businesses to set up world class customer experiences at scale. Their cloud-based platform allows agents to connect with customers across all digital touchpoints and features AI chatbots for common support queries.
buyer: Exotel Techcom Pvt. Ltd.
Exotel is one of India’s largest cloud telephony companies. Their aim is to help businesses, both large and small, manage their business phone system via a virtual phone system. Exotel’s cloud telephony eliminates the need to invest in any hardware or maintenance. "
target: Cogno AI
Cogno AI is a conversational AI company in India. Cogno AI enables businesses to set up world class customer experiences rapidly at scale. Their cloud-based platform allows live agents to connect with customers across all digital touchpoints and features AI chatbots for common support queries.
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announced 11/10/2021 via Company Press Release

Walmart, will acquire Botmock

synopsis: Walmart, the largest retailer in the world, will acquire Botmock, a leading conversational app design tool in Canada. Botmock lets users create conversation flows and interactive prototypes from a simple drag and drop editor. Their no-code platform enables businesses to build natural voice and chat interfaces and deploy them quickly.
buyer: Walmart (WMT:$572,754.00)
Walmart is the largest retailer in the world. Each week, nearly 265 million customers and members visit approximately 11,500 stores under 56 banners in 27 countries and eCommerce websites. Walmart employs over 2.2 million associates worldwide. "
target: Botmock
Botmock is a leading conversational app design tool in Canada. Botmock lets users create conversation flows and interactive prototypes from a simple drag and drop editor. Their no-code platform enables businesses to build natural voice and chat interfaces and deploy them quickly.
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closed 10/20/2021 via BusinessWire

Dialpad, Inc., acquired Koopid

synopsis: Dialpad Inc., the industry leader in AI-powered communication and collaboration, has acquired Koopid, the premier AI-driven platform for an omnichannel customer experience. Koopid's AI-powered conversational platform allows brands to deliver a modern, connected customer experience within and across all digital channels.
buyer: Dialpad, Inc.
Dialpad is a leading cloud communications platform. Dialpad turns conversations into opportunities and helps global teams make smarter calls, anywhere, anytime. Their products span video meetings, cloud call centers, sales coaching and dialers and enterprise phone systems. "
target: Koopid
Koopid is the premier AI-driven platform for an omnichannel customer experience. Koopid enables brands to naturally engage their customers. Their AI-powered conversational platform allows brands to deliver a modern, connected customer experience within and across all digital channels.
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closed 7/21/2021 via PR Newswire

LivePerson, Inc., acquired E-bot7

synopsis: LivePerson, Inc., a global leader in conversational AI, has acquired e-bot7, a German conversational AI company. e-bot7 integrates artificial intelligence to increase the efficiency of customer service. Their chatbot automates customer-facing conversations to help businesses improve customer experiences, increase sales, and reduce costs.
buyer: LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN:$424.43)
LivePerson is a global leader in conversational AI. LivePerson makes life easier for people and brands everywhere through trusted conversational AI. Their AI-powered conversational cloud makes it easy for consumers to ask questions and make purchases in the messaging channels they use every day. "
target: E-bot7
e-bot7 is a German conversational AI company. e-bot7 integrates artificial intelligence to increase the efficiency of customer service. Their chatbot automates customer-facing conversations to help businesses improve customer experiences, increase sales, and reduce costs.
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closed 7/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

LeadDesk Oy, acquired GetJenny

synopsis: LeadDesk, a European SaaS contact centre software vendor, has acquired GetJenny Ltd, a Finnish company specialized in automating customer service with AI. GetJenny's JennyBot is a no-code chatbot that users can quickly teach and deploy. JennyBot solves customer inquiries automatically so companies can focus on more important tasks.
buyer: LeadDesk Oy (HLSE:LEADD:$16.30)
LeadDesk is a Finnish software company operating in the cloud-based software market in Europe. The company offers the LeadDesk cloud service for high volume sales and customer service and has grown to a leading cloud service vendor in sales and customer service in the Nordics. "
target: GetJenny
GetJenny is a Finnish company specialized in automating customer service with artificial intelligence. GetJenny's JennyBot is a no-code chatbot that users can quickly teach and deploy. JennyBot solves customer inquiries automatically so companies can focus on more important tasks.
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announced 8/26/2020 via PR Newswire

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire BabbleLabs

synopsis: Cisco announced its intent to acquire privately held BabbleLabs, Inc. headquartered in Campbell, CA. BabbleLabs uses advanced AI (Artificial Intelligence) techniques to distinguish human speech from unwanted noise, enhancing the quality of communications and conferencing applications.
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: BabbleLabs
BabbleLabs uses advanced AI (Artificial Intelligence) techniques to distinguish human speech from unwanted noise, enhancing the quality of communications and conferencing applications.
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announced 10/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

AppDynamics, will acquire replex GmbH

synopsis: Cisco Systems' AppDynamics is acquiring Replex, a developer of Kubernetes governance and cloud cost management software tools. Replex’s software is designed to give more visibility into spending and to help optimize the container environment in the most economical way.
buyer parent: Cisco Systems, Inc.
buyer: AppDynamics (APPD:$206.23)
AppDynamics is the Application Intelligence company. With AppDynamics, enterprises have real-time insights into application performance, user performance and business performance so they can move faster in an increasingly sophisticated, software-driven world. "
target: replex GmbH
Replex is a developer of Kubernetes governance and cloud cost management software tools. Replex’s software is designed to give more visibility into spending and to help optimize the container environment in the most economical way.
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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 6/30/2021 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Involvio

synopsis: Cisco has completed the acquisition of Involvio LLC, a New York-based software company and leading student experience platform. They offer a suite of education-focused products that help colleges and universities improve student experience, engagement, and retention.
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: Involvio
Involvio LLC is a New York-based software company and leading student experience platform. They offer a suite of education-focused products that help colleges and universities improve student experience, engagement, and retention.
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announced 5/14/2021 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Kenna Security, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco is to acquire Kenna Security, Inc., a privately held cybersecurity company headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. Kenna’s risk-based vulnerability management technology enables organizations to work cross-functionally to rapidly identify, prioritize and remediate cyber risks.
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: Kenna Security, Inc.
Kenna Security, Inc. is a privately held cybersecurity company headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. Kenna’s risk-based vulnerability management technology enables organizations to work cross-functionally to rapidly identify, prioritize and remediate cyber risks.
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announced 5/12/2021 via PR Newswire

Cisco WebEx LLC, will acquire Socio

synopsis: Cisco announced the intent to acquire privately-held, U.S.-based Socio Labs, a modern event technology platform that provides event organizers with everything they need to successfully host in-person, virtual or hybrid events of any size and format. Socio is an end-to-end event management platform for live streaming.
buyer parent: Cisco Systems, Inc.
buyer: Cisco WebEx LLC
Cisco Webex is a leading provider of cloud-based collaboration solutions which includes video meetings, calling, messaging, events, customer experience solutions like contact center and purpose-built collaboration devices. "
target: Socio
U.S.-based Socio Labs is a modern event technology platform that provides event organizers with everything they need to successfully host in-person, virtual or hybrid events of any size and format. Socio is an end-to-end event management platform for live streaming, attendee engagement.
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announced 12/23/2020 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Dashbase

synopsis: Cisco, an American multinational technology conglomerate, is to acquire Dashbase, an enterprise software startup known for its logs and events analytics technology. Dashbase is also a player in the real-time communications space, offering enterprises a way to stitch together log data from various communication environments.
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: Dashbase
Dashbase is an enterprise software startup known for its logs and events analytics technology. Dashbase is also a player in the real-time communications space, offering enterprises a way to stitch together log data from various communication environments.
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closed 12/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired sli.do

synopsis: Tech conglomerate Cisco has acquired Slovakia-based audience interaction company Slido, which provides a Q&A and polling platform for live and virtual meetings and events. Slido's technology is used to enhance communication and increases interaction at events and meetings, through crowdsourcing of top questions
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: sli.do
Slido provides a Q&A and polling platform for live and virtual meetings and events. It helps people to get the most out of meetings and events by bridging the gap between speakers and their audiences. Slido's technology is used to enhance communication and increases interaction at events.
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announced 12/7/2020 via PR Newswire

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire IMImobile Pvt Ltd.

synopsis: Cisco, the worldwide leader in technology that powers the Internet, announced an agreement to acquire IMImobile PLC, a company that provides cloud communications software and services that manage business-critical customer interactions at scale.
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: IMImobile Pvt Ltd. (AIM:IMO:$219.10)
IMImobile provides cloud communications software and services that manage business-critical customer interactions at scale. IMImobile is creating a world where enterprises can stay constantly connected to their customers.
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announced 11/18/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Banzai Cloud

synopsis: Cisco Systems is to acquire Banzai Cloud, a company based in Budapest, Hungary that specializes in assisting enterprises with cloud native application development, implementation and scalability as well as management of containerized applications.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$49,818.00)
Cisco Systems' 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: Banzai Cloud
Headquartered in Budapest, Hungary, Banzai Cloud specializes in assisting enterprises with cloud native application development, implementation and scalability as well as management of containerized applications.
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announced 10/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Portshift

synopsis: Cisco Systems, the worldwide leader in IT, networking, and cybersecurity solutions, will acquire Portshift, a Kubernetes-native security platform in Isreal. Portshift empowers DevOps to protect their growing Kubernetes deployments and multi-clusters. Their solution secures images, containers, deployments and Kubernetes infrastructure from threats.
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: Portshift
Portshift is a Kubernetes-native security platform in Isreal. Portshift empowers DevOps to continuously protect their growing Kubernetes deployments and multi-clusters. Their lightweight solution secures images, containers, deployments and Kubernetes infrastructure from threats and vulnerabilities.
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announced 8/26/2020 via PR Newswire

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire BabbleLabs

synopsis: Cisco announced its intent to acquire privately held BabbleLabs, Inc. headquartered in Campbell, CA. BabbleLabs uses advanced AI (Artificial Intelligence) techniques to distinguish human speech from unwanted noise, enhancing the quality of communications and conferencing applications.
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: BabbleLabs
BabbleLabs uses advanced AI (Artificial Intelligence) techniques to distinguish human speech from unwanted noise, enhancing the quality of communications and conferencing applications.
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announced 5/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire ThousandEyes Inc.

synopsis: Cisco is to acquire ThousandEyes, a company that provides IT performance management for the cloud era. The company’s solution provides detailed visibility beyond the corporate network perimeter, identifies the root cause of performance problems with cloud applications and enables distributed collaboration to resolve problems quickly.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$49,818.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: ThousandEyes Inc.
ThousandEyes provides IT performance management for the cloud era. The company’s solution provides detailed visibility beyond the corporate network perimeter, identifies the root cause of performance problems with cloud applications and enables distributed collaboration to resolve problems quickly.
price ($mm)
$1,000
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closed 2/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Saggezza, purchased Communisis Digital from Communisis plc

synopsis: Sunderland-based technology business Saggezza has acquired global web development agency Communisis Digital, from Communisis plc. Founded in 1995, Communisis Digital provides outsourced development support to web and digital agencies, helping build microsites and apps using a range of technologies.
buyer parent: Cisco Systems, Inc.
buyer: Saggezza
Saggezza is a Chicago-based global management consulting and technology services firm with rich expertise and insights into systems shaping the next generation of business. "
seller parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
seller: Communisis plc (GB:CMS:$501.10)
Founded in 1995, Communisis Digital provides outsourced development support to web and digital agencies, helping build microsites and apps using a range of technologies.
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announced 8/26/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire CloudCherry

synopsis: Cisco, the worldwide technology leader, will acquire CloudCherry, a Customer Experience Management (CEM) company that provides customer journey mapping, out-of-the-box integrations, and predictive analytics. CloudCherry’s disruptive CEM platform empowers organizations with data-driven insights that allow them to meet their customer's needs.
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: CloudCherry
CloudCherry is a Customer Experience Management (CEM) company that provides customer journey mapping, out-of-the-box integrations, and predictive analytics. CloudCherry’s disruptive CEM platform empowers organizations with data-driven insights that allow them to meet their customer's needs.
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closed 8/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired 42hertz

synopsis: US-based networking giant Cisco has acquired 42hertz. Formed in 2011, 42hertz provides enterprise solutions including end-to-end CRM, ERP or other customized solutions leveraging data science and artificial intelligence. They are headquartered in Houston, Texas and Bengaluru, India.
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: 42hertz
Formed in 2011, 42hertz provides enterprise solutions including end-to-end CRM, ERP or other customized solutions leveraging data science and artificial intelligence. They are headquartered in Houston, Texas and Bengaluru, India.
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closed 9/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Voicea

synopsis: Cisco announced it has completed the acquisition of privately-held Voicea, the creator of a market-leading real-time solution that provides meeting transcription, voice search, and meeting highlights/action items, with robust data privacy.
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: Voicea
Voicea, headquartered in Mountain View, CA is the creator of a market-leading real-time solution that provides meeting transcription, voice search, and meeting highlights/action items, with robust data privacy.
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closed 7/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Tidal Software, Inc., acquired Rhimat Software Ltd

synopsis: Tidal Software, a company at the vanguard of workload and digital automation, has acquired Rhimat Software, UK's popular analysis, visualization, and change management tool. himat's Schedule Insight product forms the foundation of a new wave of analytics and reporting capabilities.
buyer parent: Cisco Systems, Inc.
buyer: Tidal Software, Inc.
Tidal Software LLC is at the vanguard of workload and digital automation. Their integrated portfolio of solutions and services optimizes the critical business outcomes associated with automation in the enterprise. "
target: Rhimat Software Ltd
Headquatrtered in the UK, Rhimat Software is a popular analysis, visualization, and change management tool. Rhimat's Schedule Insight product forms the foundation of a new wave of analytics and reporting capabilities.
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announced 6/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Sentryo SAS

synopsis: Cisco announces its intent to acquire Sentryo, a company based in Lyon, France that provides device visibility and security solutions for industrial control system (ICS) networks. Sentryo’s industrial IoT/OT technology solution helps companies like those in the energy, manufacturing, oil and gas and transportation sectors.
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: Sentryo SAS
Sentryo is an Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) cybersecurity company that provides asset visibility and security solutions for industrial control systems (ICS) networks. Their industrial IoT/OT technology solution helps companies in the energy, manufacturing, oil & gas and transportation sectors.
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closed 3/18/2019 via BusinessWire

Saggezza, acquired Omni Resources

synopsis: Leading global technology solutions provider Saggezza announced the acquisition of Milwaukee-based IT consulting, talent and software development firm Omni Resources. Omni brings together the people, data and processes needed to design solutions to help companies meet their business objectives.
buyer parent: Cisco Systems, Inc.
buyer: Saggezza
Saggezza is a Chicago-based global management consulting and technology services firm with rich expertise and insights into systems shaping the next generation of business. "
target: Omni Resources
Omni is a Midwestern technology consulting, talent and software development company that brings together the people, data and processes needed to design solutions to help companies meet their business objectives.
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announced 1/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Singularity Networks

synopsis: Cisco has unveiled plans to acquire network infrastructure analytics company Singularity Networks. Singularity Networks captures and analyses network data to help service providers, web companies and enterprises improve network performance, manage costs, gain visibility and reduce downtime through its real-time visibility and analytics tools.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$49,818.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Singularity Networks
Singularity Networks provides real-time visibility and analytics for businesses to quickly identify breaches in IT security. Using a compact and easy-to-deploy solution, Singularity Network helps companies build safer systems, mitigate risk and reduce exposure.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/23/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Audax Group, will acquire BlueCat Networks

synopsis: Audax Private Equity has entered into a definitive agreement to make a strategic growth investment in BlueCat Networks, a leading provider of mission-critical, infrastructure software. Upon closing, Audax will own a controlling stake in BlueCat.
buyer: Audax Group
Audax Group is a leading alternative investment manager with offices in Boston, New York, and San Francisco. Since its founding in 1999, the firm has raised over $30 billion in capital across its Private Equity and Private Debt businesses. "
target parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
target: BlueCat Networks
BlueCat delivers Enterprise DNS solutions that enable its customers to build and manage the complex network infrastructure required to meet the rapid pace of change of their business. BlueCat believes that Enterprise DNS will replace all disparate server-based DNS.
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announced 2/23/2017 via BusinessWire

Madison Dearborn Partners, will acquire BlueCat Networks

synopsis: BlueCat Networks, a leading provider of Enterprise DNS, announced it has agreed to be acquired by Madison Dearborn Partners (“MDP”), a leading private equity firm based in Chicago. The investment from MDP will focus on the development and marketing of BlueCat’s innovative and highly automated software-based DNS solutions.
buyer: Madison Dearborn Partners
Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP) is a leading private equity investment firm in the United States. Since MDP's formation, the firm has raised seven funds with aggregate capital of approximately $23 billion and has completed approximately 130 investments. "
target: BlueCat Networks
BlueCat delivers Enterprise DNS solutions that enable its customers to build and manage the complex network infrastructure required to meet the rapid pace of change of their business. BlueCat believes that Enterprise DNS will replace all disparate server-based DNS.
price ($mm)
$305
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 9/7/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Dell, Inc., acquired EMC Corporation

synopsis: Dell Inc. said it completed its deal to acquire EMC Corp., the largest technology merger in history. EMC designs, builds, and manages flexible, scalable, and secure information infrastructures. The new company, to be named Dell Technologies, aims to be a one-stop shop for information technology sold to business.
buyer: Dell, Inc. (DELL:$94,224.00)
Since 1984, Dell has played a critical role in enabling more affordable and accessible technology around the world. As an end-to-end computing solutions company, Dell continues to transform computing and provide high quality solutions that empower people to do more all over the world. "
target: EMC Corporation (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC provides the technologies and tools that can help release the power of information. They can help design, build, and manage flexible, scalable, and secure information infrastructures.
price ($mm)[EV]
$66,171 [$67,484]
rev ($mm)
$24,738
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,109
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
13.3x
closed 12/9/2009 via BusinessWire

Hitachi, Ltd., purchased Mobile Communication Software Assets from Nortel Networks Corporation

synopsis: Hitachi, Ltd. announced it has acquired next generation packet core network components, including software products that support the transfer of data over existing wireless networks and the next generation of wireless communications technology, from Nortel Networks Limited, Nortel Networks Inc. and Nortel Networks Technology Corporation.
buyer: Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501:$78,977.24)
Hitachi, Ltd. is a leading global electronics company. The company offers a wide range of systems, products and services in market sectors including information systems, electronic devices, power and industrial systems, consumer products, materials, logistics and financial services. "
seller: Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for their customers. Nortel's next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/27/2010 via Market Wire

Oracle Corporation, acquired Sun Microsystems, Inc.

synopsis: Oracle Corporation announced that it had completed its acquisition of Sun Microsystems, Inc. The Sun Solaris operating system is the leading platform for the Oracle database, Oracle’s largest business. With the acquisition of Sun, Oracle can optimize the Oracle database for some of the unique, high-end features of Solaris.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$41,399.00)
Oracle is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Sun Microsystems develops the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a singular vision -- "The Network is the Computer(TM)" -- Sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community development and open source leadership.
price ($mm)[EV]
$7,085 [$5,639]
rev ($mm)
$12,604
EBITDA ($mm)
$687
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
closed 11/12/2007 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Provision Networks

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. today announced the acquisition of the assets of Provision Networks Inc. a privately held leader of enterprise-grade presentation and desktop virtualization solutions.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software, Inc., a leading enterprise systems management vendor, delivers innovative products that help organizations get more performance and productivity from their applications, databases, Windows infrastructure and virtual environments. "
target: Provision Networks
Provision Networks is a global provider of presentation and desktop virtualization solutions. Provision Networks solutions embrace and extend the Microsoft Terminal Services platform and Virtualization Infrastructure platforms from VMware, Virtual Iron, XenSource, SWSoft, and Microsoft.
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closed 9/24/2007 via BusinessWire

Passageways, purchased Instant Intranet Builder and the IIB client base from Engineered Business Solutions

synopsis: Passageways, a portal solutions provider for financial institutions, announced the acquisition of Houston-based Engineered Business Solutions’ product Instant Intranet Builder and the IIB client base. EBS’s main intranet offering, IIB, enables organizations to create, maintain and manage departments or enterprise intranets.
buyer: Passageways
Passageways is a corporate portal solution provider offering the financial services industry a framework that streamlines and enhances internal communications. Passageways Corporate Portal Framework, provides financial institutions with the ability to increase internal collaboration. "
seller: Engineered Business Solutions
Engineered Business Solutions, a Microsoft Certified Partner and a Microsoft Small Business Specialist, provides professional information technology consulting and services to businesses in the Houston area.
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closed 4/27/2007 via PR Newswire

Rocket Software, Inc., acquired Seagull Software

synopsis: Rocket Software Europe Holding B.V. and Seagull Holding N.V. announce that a total of 9,138,570 shares in the capital of Seagull have been delivered to Rocket. Consequently Rocket now holds 95.75% of the issued and outstanding share capital of Seagull.
buyer: Rocket Software, Inc.
Rocket Software (www.rocketsoftware.com) is a global software development firm that builds and services Enterprise Infrastructure products for the world’s leading OEMs, networks and software companies and enterprises. "
target: Seagull Software
Seagull Software specializes in powering legacy-aware application development, helping organizations accelerate the delivery of business solutions. Seagull's LegaSuite integrated software platform connects IBM mainframe, ICL, iSeries, UNIX/VT and Windows applications and databases to the Web.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$28
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 8/24/2006 via PR Newswire

Solunet, Inc., acquired Dynavar Corporation

synopsis: Sun Capital Partners, Inc. announced that Solunet, Inc., an affiliated portfolio company, has acquired Dynavar Corporation, a leading technology integrator and solutions provider specializing in a full range of integrated communications solutions that drive next-generation networks for the service provider market.
buyer parent: Sun Capital Partners
buyer: Solunet, Inc.
Solunet, Inc. is a leading supplier of network solutions to Tier II and III telecommunications and internet service providers, as well as enterprise customers. "
target: Dynavar Corporation
Dynavar Corporation is a leading technology integrator and solutions provider specializing in a full range of integrated communication solutions that drive next generation networks for the service provider market.
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closed 4/17/2006 via PR Newswire

Incentra Solutions, Inc., acquired NST, Inc.

synopsis: Incentra Solutions, Inc. announced that it has acquired NST, Inc.. A leading solutions provider in the greater Chicago area and in the central region, NST markets storage, networking and security solutions, as well as professional services to customers in the financial services, healthcare, education, non-profit and manufacturing verticals.
buyer: Incentra Solutions, Inc.
Incentra Solutions, Inc. is a provider of complete IT and storage management solutions to enterprises and managed service providers worldwide. Incentra’s complete solution includes professional services, hardware and software products. "
target: NST, Inc.
Over the last decade, NST, Inc. has introduced an innovative combination of high-quality, cost effective, network-centric products and professional services to an expanding and increasingly loyal customer base.
price ($mm)
$8.16
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Gores Technology Group, Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC, acquired Enterasys Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Enterasys Networks, Inc., the Secure Networks Company(TM), today announced the completion of the acquisition of the Company by a group of private investors led by The Gores Group, LLC and Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC.
buyer: Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: Gores Technology Group
Founded in 1987, The Gores Group, LLC is a private equity firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in mature and growing businesses which can benefit from the firm's operating experience and flexible capital base. "
target: Enterasys Networks, Inc.
Enterasys Networks provides best-in-class infrastructure solutions to enterprise customers worldwide.
price ($mm)
$386
rev ($mm)
$357
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/14/2006 via Company Press Release

Symantec Corporation, acquired Relicore, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced it has completed the acquisition of Relicore Inc., a leading provider of data center change and configuration management solutions. This acquisition is a key step in Symantec's creation of an integrated solution for standardized, simplified data center management.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec is a global leader in infrastructure software, enabling businesses and consumers to have confidence in a connected world. The company helps customers protect their infrastructure, information and interactions by delivering software and services that address risks to security. "
target: Relicore, Inc.
Relicore is focused on providing exceptional capabilities to these squeezed IT organizations through intelligent automation. Relicore provides automated IT service configuration management software for distributed application environments.
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closed 2/17/2006 via

Hewlett-Packard Company, acquired Outerbay Technologies

synopsis: HP has signed a definitive agreement to acquire OuterBay, a leading provider of archiving software for enterprise applications and databases. With OuterBay's technology, HP can help organizations to more effectively manage database growth and improve database performance by up to 80 percent.
buyer: Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ:$62,070.00)
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and imaging and printing. "
target: Outerbay Technologies
OuterBay, a leader in information lifecycle management solutions for applications and databases, helps customers monitor, forecast and manage data growth in enterprise application environments.
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closed 2/6/2006 via

Network General Corporation, acquired Fidelia, Inc.

synopsis: Network General announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Fidelia, Inc. of Princeton, N.J. With this acquisition Network General, the undisputed leader in packet flow-based application and network performance management, will expand its product portfolio to cover the entire realm of enterprise application performance management.
buyer: Network General Corporation
Network General™ is a global leader in network and application performance analysis with offices in more than 25 countries worldwide. The company has been providing a broad set of enterprise-class software solutions and intelligent instrumentation that empowers IT organizations. "
target: Fidelia, Inc.
Founded in 2000 by Vikas Aggarwal and a team from Verio (acquired by NTT in 2000 for $6B), Fidelia Technology, Inc. is a privately held, venture-funded software company based in Princeton, New Jersey.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/5/2005 via BusinessWire

F5 Networks Inc., acquired Swan Labs Corporation

synopsis: F5 Networks, the global leader in Application Delivery Networking, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Swan Labs Corporation, a leading provider of WAN (Wide Area Network) optimization and application acceleration solutions. F5 announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire Swan Labs on September 6, 2005.
buyer: F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV:$2,536.24)
F5 Networks is the global leader in Application Delivery Networking. F5 provides solutions that make applications secure, fast and available for everyone, helping organizations get the most out of their investment. F5 optimizes applications and allows them to work faster and consume fewer resources."
target: Swan Labs Corporation
Swan Labs provides enterprise application delivery solutions that ensure fast and predictable application performance for global customers. Swan Labs solutions accelerate all types of enterprise applications across all networks & dramatically reduces the cost of global IT operations.
price ($mm)
$43
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/17/2005 via BusinessWire

EMC Corporation(Storage Company), will acquire Rainfinity

synopsis: EMC Corporation, the world leader in information management and storage, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Rainfinity. Based in San Jose, California, privately held Rainfinity is a leading provider of virtualization solutions for heterogeneous networked attached storage (NAS) and file system environments.
buyer: EMC Corporation(Storage Company) (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC Corporation is the world leader in products, services, and solutions for information management and storage. They are a trusted provider of information infrastructure. "
target: Rainfinity
Rainfinity ensures fast, efficient, always available solutions for critical networked storage resources and security applications. Rainfinity’s solutions plug and play into existing environments, simplify deployment and administration, and significantly reduce costs.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/29/2021 via Company Press Release

Kaspersky Lab, acquired Brain4Net, Inc.

synopsis: Kaspersky, a global cybersecurity company and leader in endpoint protection, has acquired emerging company, Brain4Net. Based in Cyprus, Brain4Net has been developing solutions and services to help enterprises and service providers adapt modern technologies, such as Software-Defined Wide-Area Network and Network Functions Virtualization.
buyer: Kaspersky Lab
Kaspersky is a global cybersecurity company founded in 1997. Kaspersky’s deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into innovative security solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the globe. "
target: Brain4Net, Inc.
Cyrpus-based Brain4Net (B4N) is the innovative Software-Defined Networking/Network Functions Virtualization solutions provider for large enterprises and service providers. The B4N Platform provides comprehensive network orchestration and control solution for multi-vendor network infrastructure.
price ($mm)
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announced 8/26/2021 via BusinessWire

Comcast Corporation, will acquire Masergy Communications, Inc.

synopsis: Comcast Business announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Masergy, a Plano, Texas-based pioneer in software-defined networking (SDN) and cloud platforms for global enterprises.
buyer: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA:$108,991.00)
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is a video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand. "
target parent: Berkshire Partners LLC
target: Masergy Communications, Inc.
Masergy owns and operates the largest independent global cloud networking platform for enterprises. Their managed solutions with fully integrated real-time analytics, global unified communications as a service, security as a service and software defined network control help businesses compete.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/3/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Lantronix, purchased Electronics and Software Reportable Business from Communications Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Lantronix, a global provider of Saas, connectivity services, engineering services, intelligent hardware and turnkey solutions for the IoT and Remote Environment Management (REM), has acquired Transition Networks and Net2Edge, which comprises the majority of the Electronics and Software reportable business segment of Communications Systems, Inc.
buyer: Lantronix (LTRX:$68.24)
Lantronix Inc. is a global provider of secure turnkey solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Remote Environment Management (REM), offering Software as a Service (SaaS), connectivity services, engineering services and intelligent hardware. "
seller: Communications Systems, Inc. (JCS:$43.57)
The acquisition includes Transition Networks and Net2Edge, which comprises the majority of the Electronics and Software reportable business segment of Communications Systems, Inc.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

DZS Inc., acquired RIFT, Inc

synopsis: DZS, a global leader of intelligent, packet-based mobile transport and broadband access solutions, announced that it has acquired RIFT. RIFT is the developer of RIFT.ware, the orchestration and automation solution that makes the transition from physical networks to software-based networks possible.
buyer: DZS Inc. (DZSI:$350.21)
DZS Inc. is a global leader of intelligent, packet-based mobile transport, broadband access and network orchestration and cloud-native automation solutions. "
target: RIFT, Inc
RIFT is the developer of RIFT.ware, the orchestration and automation solution that makes the transition from physical networks to software-based networks possible.
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Ticker: OTCPK:CHIC.F
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ChitrChatr Communications Inc.
ChitrChatr Communications Inc.
ChitrChatr Communications Inc. (CHICF) is a Comprehensive Communications Platform in multiple languages for worldwide distribution. Users can make and receive Voice Calls, send and receive Text, Fax, Instant Messages, Emails and integrates with all online Social Networks.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.31)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: RGTX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Registered Express Corporation
Registered Express Corporation
Registered Express Corporation is in the principal business of marketing and deploying a registered system for the secure and verifiable delivery of electronic documents. Registered Express™ is designed as an easy-to-use, web-based service.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
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Ticker: JCDA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jacada Ltd.
Jacada Ltd.
Jacada is the leading provider of contact center automation software. Jacada provides a low code platform that assists contact center agents in real-time during live customer interactions. Their Customer Assist solution enables companies to provide support using AI-powered virtual agents.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$14.70
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.98)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.17)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
106
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Ticker: FSLY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fastly
Fastly
Fastly helps people stay better connected with the things they love. Fastly’s edge cloud platform enables customers to create digital experiences quickly, securely, and reliably by processing, serving, and securing its customers’ applications as close to their end-users as possible.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$354.33
EBITDA ($mm)
($171.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($216.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
976
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Ticker: DGII
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digi International
Digi International
Digi International is a global provider of mission-critical machine-to-machine and Internet of Things connectivity products and services. They help their customers create next-generation connected products and deploy and manage critical communications infrastructures in demanding environments.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$302.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.43
EBIT ($mm)
$16.09
Net Income ($mm)
$10.21
Employees
656
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Ticker: BSE:532790
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tanla Mobile
Tanla Mobile
Tanla is one of the largest cloud communication providers in the world. Tanla provides cloud solutions for messaging, voice, and IoT. Their solutions handle over 200 billion business communications annually. Tanla adopts cutting-edge technologies to meet the needs of a diverse clientele.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$167.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.63
EBIT ($mm)
($14.56)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
300
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Ticker: TSXV:STC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sangoma Technologies Corp.
Sangoma Technologies Corp.
Sangoma is a leading provider of hardware and software components that enable or enhance IP Communications Systems for voice, data and video applications. Sangoma’s connectivity solutions are used in leading unified communications, PBX, IVR, contact center and data-communication applications.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$133.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.60
EBIT ($mm)
$6.33
Net Income ($mm)
$0.61
Employees
330
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Ticker: BIT:MBY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MOBYT S.p.A.
MOBYT S.p.A.
Mobyt delivers highly reliable solutions for the sending and receipt of SMS messaging services and emailing to support new marketing and advertising opportunities. Their services are currently used by over 28,000 companies, 70% of which are Italian.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$28.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.94
EBIT ($mm)
$2.98
Net Income ($mm)
$1.79
Employees
13
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Ticker: NasdaqCM:CXDO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Crexendo, Inc.
Crexendo, Inc.
Crexendo, Inc. is an award-winning premier provider of UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service), call center, collaboration services, and other cloud business services that are designed to provide enterprise-class cloud services to any size business at affordable monthly rates.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$15.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.31
EBIT ($mm)
$1.18
Net Income ($mm)
$1.01
Employees
56
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Ticker: ANY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sphere3D
Sphere 3D Corp. delivers containerization, virtualization, and data management solutions via hybrid cloud, cloud and on-premise implementations. Sphere 3D has a strong portfolio of brands, HVE ConneXions and UCX ConneXions, dedicated to helping customers achieve their IT goals.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4.78
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.91)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.79)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
32
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Ticker: CSCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Cisco Systems, Inc.
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$49,818.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$15,496.00
EBIT ($mm)
$13,765.00
Net Income ($mm)
$10,591.00
Employees
79500
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Ticker: CIEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ciena Corporation
Ciena Corporation
Ciena is the network specialist. Ciena collaborates with customers worldwide to unlock the strategic potential of their networks and fundamentally change the way they perform and compete.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$3,503.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$495.87
EBIT ($mm)
$375.47
Net Income ($mm)
$237.08
Employees
6013
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Ticker: FFIV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
F5 Networks Inc.
F5 Networks Inc.
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.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,536.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$527.98
EBIT ($mm)
$416.47
Net Income ($mm)
$298.19
Employees
6129
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Ticker: DZSI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DZS Inc.
DZS Inc.
DZS Inc. is a global leader of intelligent, packet-based mobile transport, broadband access and network orchestration and cloud-native automation solutions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$350.21
EBITDA ($mm)
($14.21)
EBIT ($mm)
($18.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
840
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Ticker: BOSC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Better Online Solutions Ltd.
Better Online Solutions Ltd.'s operations consist of: (i) Software and Hardware RFID Solutions (ii) specialized enterprise software, including IBM System i middleware, data and license management and mobile connectivity, and (iii) Supply Chain products, reselling electronic systems and components.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$50.85
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.91)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.59)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
53
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Ticker: SCOXQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The SCO Group, Inc.
The SCO Group, Inc.
The SCO Group is a leading provider of software technology for distributed, embedded, network-based systems, offering SCO OpenServer for small- to medium-sized businesses and UnixWare for enterprise solutions.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$15.57
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.66)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.88)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
63
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Ticker: ASX:NET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetLinkz
NetLinkz
NetLinkz is an Australian provider of secure and efficient cloud network solutions. NetLinkz offers Virtual Invisible Network, a network technology solution that allows organisations to connect sites, devices and staff over the internet through a unique network solution that is generally invisible.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.16)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.16)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OPCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OptiCon Systems, Inc.
The OptiCon business was formed to meet growing customer demand for improved management of densely packed distribution frames. Corning Cable Systems brought extensive experience in network design, cabling, hardware and testing to the development of the OptiCon Network Manager solution.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.44)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: FTNT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fortinet Inc.
Fortinet Inc.
Fortinet is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Their unique security fabric combines purpose-built ASICs, an intuitive operating system, and applied threat intelligence to provide security, better visibility and control.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,727.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$600.70
EBIT ($mm)
$532.20
Net Income ($mm)
$491.10
Employees
8615
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Ticker: TSXV:STC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sangoma Technologies Corp.
Sangoma Technologies Corp.
Sangoma is a leading provider of hardware and software components that enable or enhance IP Communications Systems for voice, data and video applications. Sangoma’s connectivity solutions are used in leading unified communications, PBX, IVR, contact center and data-communication applications.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$133.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.60
EBIT ($mm)
$6.33
Net Income ($mm)
$0.61
Employees
330
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Ticker: LTRX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lantronix
Lantronix
Lantronix Inc. is a global provider of secure turnkey solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Remote Environment Management (REM), offering Software as a Service (SaaS), connectivity services, engineering services and intelligent hardware.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$68.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.18
EBIT ($mm)
($2.67)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
242
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Ticker: ANY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sphere3D
Sphere 3D Corp. delivers containerization, virtualization, and data management solutions via hybrid cloud, cloud and on-premise implementations. Sphere 3D has a strong portfolio of brands, HVE ConneXions and UCX ConneXions, dedicated to helping customers achieve their IT goals.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4.78
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.91)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.79)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
32
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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: RDWR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Radware Ltd.
Radware Ltd.
Radware, is a global leader of application delivery and application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers. Its award-winning solutions portfolio delivers full resilience for business-critical applications, maximum IT efficiency, and complete business agility.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$286.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$28.42
EBIT ($mm)
$18.23
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,245.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$863.51
EBIT ($mm)
$817.23
Net Income ($mm)
$788.83
Employees
872
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