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closed 3/16/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sonatype, Inc., acquired MuseDev

synopsis: Sonatype, the leader in developer-friendly tools for software supply chain management and security, has acquired MuseDev, an innovative code analysis platform. With the addition of Muse, the Sonatype Nexus platform now offers customers full-spectrum control of the cloud-native software development lifecycle.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Sonatype, Inc.
Sonatype is the leader in developer-friendly, full-spectrum software supply chain management providing organizations total control of their cloud-native development lifecycles, including third-party open source code, first-party source code, infrastructure as code, and containerized code. "
target: MuseDev
MuseDev is a DevOps-native code analysis platform that helps developers find and fix their most elusive bugs. MuseDev orchestrates code analysis to automatically run at each pull-request and deliver results as comments during code review.
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closed 7/6/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sauce Labs, acquired Backtrace

synopsis: Sauce Labs Inc., the leading provider of continuous testing solutions, has acquired Backtrace, a leading provider of error monitoring solutions for software teams. The acquisition extends Sauce Labs’ capabilities into production environments, enabling customers to receive quality signals throughout all stages of the software development lifecycle.
buyer: Sauce Labs
Sauce Labs is the leading provider of continuous testing solutions that enable customers to deliver digital confidence. The Sauce Labs Continuous Testing Cloud ensures that web and mobile applications look, function, and perform exactly as they should on every browser, OS, and device. "
target: Backtrace
Backtrace is a cross-platform error management solution for desktop, mobile, devices, game console, and server platforms that drastically reduces debugging time and improves software quality through automated capture, insight about impact, and essential context for investigation in one interface.
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announced 4/14/2021 via Company Press Release

The Qt Company, will acquire Froglogic GmbH

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

Scout APM, acquired Exceptiontrap

synopsis: Scout APM, a software firm that builds application performance monitoring (APM), announced that they have acquired Exceptiontrap, a Germany based error tracking service with plug-ins for Ruby on Rails and PHP.
buyer parent: Xenon Partners
buyer: Scout APM
Scout APM offers application performance monitoring (APM) “that finds what you can’t see in charts.” Scout helps developers and application administrators gain insight into their software’s performance by providing monitoring of key metrics surrounding software and web-application performance. "
target: Exceptiontrap
Exceptiontrap, based in Germany, is an error tracking service with plug-ins for Ruby on Rails and PHP. Because of the open API, it can also be used with their customer's language of choice. It is an easy to use software with a nice interface, which runs smoothly and is useful for their customers.
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closed 3/30/2021 via BusinessWire

Tricentis GmbH, acquired Neotys

synopsis: Tricentis, the world’s #1 testing platform for modern cloud and enterprise applications, has acquired Neotys, a French performance testing company. With the acquisition, Tricentis will further expand its AI-driven, end-to-end continuous testing platform to offer the most comprehensive testing solution to accelerate software delivery and innovation.
buyer: Tricentis GmbH
Tricentis is the global leader in enterprise continuous testing, widely credited for reinventing software testing for DevOps, cloud, and enterprise applications. The Tricentis AI-based, continuous testing platform provides a new and fundamentally different way to perform software testing. "
target: Neotys
Neotys is a performance testing company headquartered in France. NeoLoad, the company's flagship product, is the leading performance testing offering on the market for enterprises looking to verify application response time, availability, and scalability for mobile, web, and packaged applications.
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announced 2/3/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sauce Labs, will acquire AutonomIQ

synopsis: Sauce Labs Inc., the leading provider of continuous testing solutions, will acquire AutonomIQ, a leading provider of scriptless test automation solutions. AutonomIQ leverages powerful AI and ML capabilities to help users easily create and execute tests for SaaS and low-code applications.
buyer: Sauce Labs
Sauce Labs provides the world's largest cloud-based platform for the automated testing of web and mobile applications. Its award-winning service eliminates the time and expense of maintaining an in-house testing infrastructure, freeing development teams to innovate and release better software. "
target: AutonomIQ
AutonomIQ is a provider of scriptless test automation solutions. AutonomIQ leverages powerful AI and ML capabilities to help users easily create and execute tests for SaaS and low-code applications. Their cloud platform enables companies to improve quality and reduce risk for their digital products.
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closed 1/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Tarmac, acquired UseTrace

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

Carbon Relay, acquired StormForger GmbH

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

Snyk, will acquire DeepCode AG

synopsis: Snyk, the leader in developer-first cloud native application security, will acquire DeepCode, a provider of real-time semantic code analysis powered by AI. DeepCode helps developers to write better code by enabling them to quickly find critical issues and security vulnerabilities within their code.
buyer: Snyk
Headquartered in the UK, Snyk is a developer-first security company that helps organizations use open source and stay secure. Snyk is the only solution that seamlessly and proactively finds and fixes vulnerabilities and license violations in open source dependencies and Docker images. "
target: DeepCode AG
DeepCode is a Swiss provider of real-time semantic code analysis powered by AI. DeepCode uses AI to learn from open source software and help developers write better code. Their solution enables developers to quickly find critical issues and security vulnerabilities within their code.
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closed 3/31/2020 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., purchased Test Management for Jira from Adaptavist

synopsis: SmartBear, a leading provider of software development and quality tools, announced the acquisition of Test Management for Jira (TM4J), the #1 user-rated QA and test management app in Jira for enterprise teams, from London-based Adaptavist.
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. "
seller: Adaptavist
The acquisition includes Test Management for Jira (TM4J), the #1 user-rated QA and test management app in Jira for enterprise teams, from London-based Adaptavist, the leading Atlassian partner globally for professional services, managed services, training, and Atlassian Marketplace Apps.
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closed 6/25/2019 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., acquired Cucumber Ltd

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

Pluralsight, will acquire GitPrime

synopsis: Pluralsight, Inc., the enterprise technology skills platform, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire GitPrime, the leading developer productivity platform helping organizations of any size use data to debug their development processes so engineers can spend less time waiting on others and more time working on what matters.
buyer: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$375.69)
Pluralsight is an enterprise technology learning platform that delivers a unified, end-to-end learning experience for businesses across the globe. Through a subscription service, companies are empowered to move at the speed of technology, increasing proficiency, innovation and efficiency. "
target: GitPrime
GitPrime is the leading developer productivity platform helping organizations of any size use data to debug their development processes so engineers can spend less time waiting on others and more time working on what matters.
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closed 4/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

EPAM Systems, acquired test IO

synopsis: EPAM Systems has acquired 100% of the equity interests of test IO, a company that helps software teams ship high quality software faster. As a global leader in software crowdtesting, they enable fast moving software development teams with a platform for on-demand QA testing throughout the entire development cycle.
buyer: EPAM Systems (EPAM:$2,788.89)
EPAM Systems, Inc., a leading global product development and platform engineering services company, is focused on delivering results through best-in-class software engineering, combined with innovative strategy, consulting and design capabilities. "
target: test IO
Test IO helps software teams ship high quality software faster. As a global leader in software crowdtesting, they enable fast moving software development teams with a platform for on-demand QA testing throughout the entire development cycle.
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closed 4/24/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Sauce Labs, acquired Screener

synopsis: Sauce Labs Inc., provider of the world’s most comprehensive and trusted continuous testing cloud, has announced the acquisition of Screener, a company that offers automated visual validation services to automate manual user interface testing for software development 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: Screener
Screener offers automated visual validation services to automate manual user interface testing for software development teams. Screener enables organizations to test their UI across multiple browsers, devices and operating systems to automatically detect visual regressions and spot inconsistencies.
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closed 2/25/2019 via Company Press Release

Rollbar, acquired Samebug, Inc.

synopsis: Rollbar, provider of real-time error monitoring Software as a Service, announced it has acquired Hungary-based Samebug. Samebug is a platform that helps developers to find and share solutions to software problems using their stack trace search feature.
buyer: Rollbar
Rollbar, a computer software company, helps developers deploy software with solutions that identify, prioritize and resolve coding errors. Rollbar works alongside a development team's existing tool chain to give greater coverage and insights into broken code, across the development lifecycle. "
target: Samebug, Inc.
Samebug is a platform that helps developers to find and share solutions to software problems using their stack trace search. They provide context and insights into the run-time errors of client's Java applications helping customers to find solutions faster and ship more robust applications.
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announced 10/10/2018 via PR Newswire

Perforce, will acquire Perfecto Mobile

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

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

synopsis: Zephyr acquired Capture for Jira from Australia-based collaboration software provider Atlassian. Capture for Jira is a testing tool that allows software teams to collaborate with visual feedback. The tool allows users to capture screenshots within browsers, create annotations, and prioritize testing initiatives within the Jira platform.
buyer: Zephyr, Inc.
Zephyr is a leading provider of real-time enterprise quality management solutions, powering Agile and DevOps transformations for global customers. Product and IT teams of all sizes use Zephyr's products to manage all aspects of their testing lifecycle to release high quality software, faster. "
seller: Atlassian Pty Ltd. (TEAM:$1,802.92)
Based in Australia, Atlassian offers collaboration, development, and issue tracking software for teams. Their Capture for Jira app is a testing tool that allows software teams to collaborate with visual feedback. It allows users to prioritize testing initiatives within the Jira platform.
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announced 10/23/2017 via BusinessWire

Gurock Software GmbH, will acquire Ranorex

synopsis: Idera announced an agreement to acquire Ranorex, a provider of cross-platform test automation for desktop, web and mobile software. Ranorex will become part of Idera's Test Management Tools business, which includes TestRail by Gurock. Based in Austria, Ranorex helps clients test applications from a user’s perspective, making it easier to find bugs.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Gurock Software GmbH
Based in Germany, Gurock builds popular software testing tools for QA and development teams. TestRail, their web-based test management tool, is the leading tool to help software teams improve their testing efforts. Their logging tool, SmartInspect, is used to debug and monitor applications. "
target: Ranorex
Based in Austria, Ranorex is dedicated to improving the quality of software applications. The company’s products, led by its flagship Ranorex software automation framework, allow testers and developers to test applications from a user’s perspective, making bugs easier to identify and eliminate.
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closed 7/27/2017 via Market Wire

Tricentis GmbH, acquired Flood IO

synopsis: Tricentis, leader in Continuous Testing and software test automation, announced that they have acquired Flood IO, the industry's most flexible and scalable on-demand load testing solution.
buyer: Tricentis GmbH
Tricentis, the Continuous Testing Company, specializes in agile market leading software testing tools for enterprises. They help companies adopt DevOps and gain success by achieving automation rates of over 90%. "
target: Flood IO
Flood is a load testing platform that lets users run globally-distributed performance tests with their favorite open source tools, including JMeter, Gatling and Selenium. Flood provides a simple and affordable platform for scaling load tests on demand.
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closed 1/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Forcheck b.v.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. announced it has completed its acquisition of certain assets of Forcheck b.v., a privately held software company based in the Netherlands that provides a static analysis tool for detecting coding defects and anomalies in Fortran applications.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,984.22)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software quality and security solutions. "
target: Forcheck b.v.
Forcheck b.v. is a privately held software company based in the Netherlands that performs a static analysis of a Fortran program or separate Fortran program units. Forcheck detects more anomalies than most compilers.
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closed 3/16/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sonatype, Inc., acquired MuseDev

synopsis: Sonatype, the leader in developer-friendly tools for software supply chain management and security, has acquired MuseDev, an innovative code analysis platform. With the addition of Muse, the Sonatype Nexus platform now offers customers full-spectrum control of the cloud-native software development lifecycle.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Sonatype, Inc.
Sonatype is the leader in developer-friendly, full-spectrum software supply chain management providing organizations total control of their cloud-native development lifecycles, including third-party open source code, first-party source code, infrastructure as code, and containerized code. "
target: MuseDev
MuseDev is a DevOps-native code analysis platform that helps developers find and fix their most elusive bugs. MuseDev orchestrates code analysis to automatically run at each pull-request and deliver results as comments during code review.
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closed 3/16/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sonatype, Inc., acquired MuseDev

synopsis: Sonatype, the leader in developer-friendly tools for software supply chain management and security, has acquired MuseDev, an innovative code analysis platform. With the addition of Muse, the Sonatype Nexus platform now offers customers full-spectrum control of the cloud-native software development lifecycle.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Sonatype, Inc.
Sonatype is the leader in developer-friendly, full-spectrum software supply chain management providing organizations total control of their cloud-native development lifecycles, including third-party open source code, first-party source code, infrastructure as code, and containerized code. "
target: MuseDev
MuseDev is a DevOps-native code analysis platform that helps developers find and fix their most elusive bugs. MuseDev orchestrates code analysis to automatically run at each pull-request and deliver results as comments during code review.
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announced 11/18/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Sonatype, Inc.

synopsis: Sonatype, the company that scales DevOps through open source governance and software supply chain automation, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to receive a majority investment from Vista Equity Partners, a leading investment firm.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a U.S.-based investment firm with more than $50 billion in cumulative capital commitments. Vista exclusively invests in enterprise software, data, and technology-enabled organizations led by world-class management teams. "
target: Sonatype, Inc.
Sonatype is the leader in software supply chain automation technology. Sonatype’s Nexus platform enables DevOps teams and developers to automatically integrate security at every stage of the modern development pipeline by combining in-depth component intelligence with real-time remediation guidance.
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closed 6/29/2017 via BusinessWire

Sonatype, Inc., acquired Vor Security

synopsis: Sonatype, a leader in software supply chain automation, announced that it has acquired Vor Security, a company that is behind the OSS Index, an innovative and free online index of known open source software vulnerabilities.
buyer: Sonatype, Inc.
Sonatype is the leading provider of DevOps-native tools to automate modern software supply chains. As the creators of Apache Maven, the Central Repository, and Nexus Repository, Sonatype pioneered componentized software development and has a rich history of supporting open source innovation. "
target: Vor Security
Vor Security is behind the OSS Index, an innovative and free online index of known open source software vulnerabilities. Today, the index contains more than 2.1 million packages and detailed information on more than 120,000 vulnerabilities across an array of open source ecosystems.
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closed 6/17/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Grafana Labs, acquired k6

synopsis: Grafana Labs has acquired Stockholm based k6, a company that simplifies and automates load and performance testing for agile software development teams. Their easy-to-use tools are used by modern development organizations from all corners of the world.
buyer: Grafana Labs
Grafana Labs provides an open and composable monitoring and observability stack built around Grafana, the leading open source technology for dashboards and visualization. "
target: k6
Stockholm based k6, simplifies and automate load and performance testing for agile software development teams. Their easy-to-use tools are used by modern development organizations from all corners of the world.
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closed 8/13/2020 via BusinessWire

Mirantis, acquired Lens

synopsis: Mirantis, the open cloud company, announced the company has acquired Lens, the Kubernetes integrated development environment (IDE) open source project. The tool unlocks situational awareness and enables users to easily manage, develop, debug, monitor, and troubleshoot their workloads across multiple clusters in real time.
buyer: Mirantis
Mirantis is a flexible infrastructure company. Mirantis provides continuous delivery of open cloud software via a managed services model to enable enterprise application owners to become free of infrastructure and operations concerns. "
target: Lens
Lens is the world’s most popular Kubernetes integrated development environment (IDE) open source project. The tool unlocks situational awareness and enables users to easily manage, develop, debug, monitor, and troubleshoot their workloads across multiple clusters in real time.
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closed 1/15/2020 via BusinessWire

Tricentis GmbH, acquired SpecFlow

synopsis: Tricentis, the leader in continuous testing for DevOps, announced that it has acquired SpecFlow, the world’s leading open-source Behavior-Driven Development framework for .NET. SpecFlow facilitates collaboration between teams in small and large enterprises and allows clients to automate tests written in human-readable language.
buyer: Tricentis GmbH
With the industry’s No. 1 Continuous Testing platform, Tricentis is recognized for reinventing software testing for DevOps. Their innovative technologies simplify testing for even the most complex enterprise applications—transforming testing from a roadblock to a catalyst for innovation. "
target parent: TechTalk Software AG
target: SpecFlow
SpecFlow is the world’s leading open-source Behavior-Driven Development framework for .NET. SpecFlow facilitates collaboration between teams in small and large enterprises and allows clients to automate tests written in human-readable language.
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announced 11/18/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire Sonatype, Inc.

synopsis: Sonatype, the company that scales DevOps through open source governance and software supply chain automation, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to receive a majority investment from Vista Equity Partners, a leading investment firm.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a U.S.-based investment firm with more than $50 billion in cumulative capital commitments. Vista exclusively invests in enterprise software, data, and technology-enabled organizations led by world-class management teams. "
target: Sonatype, Inc.
Sonatype is the leader in software supply chain automation technology. Sonatype’s Nexus platform enables DevOps teams and developers to automatically integrate security at every stage of the modern development pipeline by combining in-depth component intelligence with real-time remediation guidance.
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closed 4/26/2017 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Visual Studio, acquired Open Build Service

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired Open Build Service, an open and complete distribution development platform designed to encourage developers to compile packages for multiple Linux distributions, and become part of Visual Studio, a suite of programs offering developer tools for computer programmers, called an integrated development environment (IDE).
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: Microsoft Visual Studio
Microsoft Visual Studio is a suite of programs offering developer tools for computer programmers, called an integrated development environment (IDE). The suite offers a variety of editors, options, and controls for designing programs. "
target parent: Micro Focus International Limited
target: Open Build Service
The Open Build Service is a generic system to build and distribute binary packages from sources in an automatic, consistent and reproducible way. Users can release packages as well as updates, add-ons and entire distributions for a wide range of operating systems and hardware architectures.
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Microsoft Corporation, will acquire Deis, Inc

synopsis: Microsoft, the worldwide leader in software, is acquiring Deis, an open-source software company that helps businesses build and operate massive online applications atop cloud services. Deis is based in San Francisco.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. "
target: Deis, Inc
Deis is an Open Source company building tools for the Kubernetes ecosystem such as Helm and Workflow. Deis Workflow helps developers and operators easily deploy and scale their applications across public clouds, private clouds, and bare metal.
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Airbnb, acquired Deco Software Inc.

synopsis: Airbnb, the peer-to-peer marketplace that started with accommodation rentals but has now expanded to other travel services, has acquired Deco Software, a company that builds the next generation of tools for mobile app developers. They offer an integrated development environment for building react native apps.
buyer: Airbnb
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone. "
target: Deco Software Inc.
Deco Software builds the next generation of tools for mobile app developers. They offer an integrated development environment for building react native apps. They are based in San Francisco, CA.
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Smile SA, acquired SensioLabs

synopsis: Smile, the leading integrator and outsourcer of open source solutions in Europe, has acquired a majority stake in SensioLabs, a France-based open source software & SaaS editor. SensioLabs' Symfony allows users to build a custom framework based on their needs and reuse developed features from other projects.
buyer parent: Eurazeo
buyer: Smile SA
Smile is the leading integrator and outsourcer of open source solutions in Europe. Smile offers 4 vertical ranges that complement its services, combining superior technical and business expertise: Digital and E-Business, Business Apps, Embedded Systems and the Internet of things, and Infrastructure."
target: SensioLabs
SensioLabs is a France-based open source software & SaaS editor. Their open-source products include Symfony, Twig, Silex, and Swift Mailer. Symfony allows users to build a custom framework based on their needs and reuse developed features from other projects.
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Twitter, Inc., acquired Fastlane

synopsis: Twitter, a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time, has acquired Fastlane, a set of tools that has found a lot of popularity with iPhone developers as an easy way to constantly test and update their apps.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,716.35)
Twitter is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. By developing a fundamentally new way for people to create, distribute and discover content, they have democratized content creation and distribution, enabling any voice to echo around the world instantly. "
target: Fastlane
Fastlane is a set of tools that has found a lot of popularity with iPhone developers as an easy way to constantly test and update their apps. Fastlane helps developers ship more apps, faster.
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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:$2,536.24)
F5 provides solutions for an application world. They help organizations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, and software defined networking deployments to successfully deliver applications to anyone, anywhere, at any time. "
target: NGINX Inc.
NGINX, Inc. is the company behind the popular open source project trusted by more than 375 million sites. They offer a suite of technologies for developing and delivering modern applications.
price ($mm)
$670
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closed 6/2/2021 via GlobeNewswire

GitLab, acquired UnReview

synopsis: GitLab Inc., the company that offers the single application for the DevOps lifecycle, has acquired UnReview, a machine learning based solution for automatically identifying appropriate expert code reviewers and controlling review workloads and distribution of knowledge.
buyer: GitLab
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: UnReview
UnReview is a machine learning (ML) based solution for automatically identifying appropriate expert code reviewers and controlling review workloads and distribution of knowledge.
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closed 3/24/2021 via Forbes

Twitter, Inc., acquired Reshuffle

synopsis: Twitter announced that it has acquired the API integration platform, Reshuffle. Reshuffle is an open-source integration framework that lets developers build workflows and connect systems. They are based in Israel and California.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,716.35)
Twitter, Inc. is a global social networking platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. It also provides promoted products and services which enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services. "
target: Reshuffle
Reshuffle is an open-source API integration framework that lets developers build workflows and connect systems. They are based in Israel and California.
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closed 2/26/2020 via Company Press Release

Mirantis, acquired Kontena

synopsis: Mirantis, a flexible infrastructure company that provides open cloud software, has acquired Kontena, a company that provides easy-to-use, fully integrated solutions for DevOps and software development teams to deploy, run, monitor and operate containers on the cloud.
buyer: Mirantis
Mirantis is a flexible infrastructure company. Mirantis provides continuous delivery of open cloud software via a managed services model to enable enterprise application owners to become free of infrastructure and operations concerns. "
target: Kontena
Based in Finland, Kontena provides easy-to-use, fully integrated solutions for DevOps and software development teams to deploy, run, monitor and operate containers on the cloud. The underlying Kontena Platform and Kontena Pharos technologies are open source and available under Apache 2.0 license.
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announced 1/30/2018 via BusinessWire

Red Hat, Inc., will acquire CoreOS

synopsis: Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CoreOS, Inc., an innovator and leader in Kubernetes and container-native solutions.
buyer: Red Hat, Inc. (RHT:$3,156.59)
Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. "
target: CoreOS
CoreOS is the creator of CoreOS Tectonic, an enterprise-ready Kubernetes platform that provides automated operations, enables portability across private and public cloud providers, and is always upstream open source software.
price ($mm)
$250
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closed 2/19/2016 via BNC Analysis

Salesforce.com, Inc., acquired PredictionIO

synopsis: Salesforce has made one other acquisition to construct out its know-how in machine studying and large knowledge analytics: the corporate has acquired PredictionIO, a startup based mostly out of Palo Alto that had developed an open supply-based mostly machine studying server.
buyer: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM:$22,350.00)
Salesforce.com, Inc., the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM company, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. Their Salesforce Service Cloud customer service app empowers enterprises to deliver amazing customer service experiences anywhere and on any device. "
target: PredictionIO
PredictionIO is an open source machine learning server for software developers to create predictive features, such as personalization, recommendation and content discovery.
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closed 4/9/2015 via Market Wire

Corvisa LLC, acquired Codebox

synopsis: Cloud communications provider, Corvisa LLC, announced the acquisition of Codebox, a web-based developer IDE (Integrated Development Environment). Corvisa will integrate the Codebox IDE into its Summit Platform to facilitate faster, easier development of real-time communications applications by both businesses and independent developers.
buyer parent: Novation Companies, Inc.
buyer: Corvisa LLC
Corvisa provides businesses with a single source for cloud communications solutions. Corvisa combines powerful contact center software, business phone systems and connectivity services with the unmatched flexibility of our Summit development platform. "
target: Codebox
Codebox is a web-based developer IDE (Integrated Development Environment). Codebox was created in 2014 with the vision of creating powerful development tools, tackling issues like collaboration, cloud development and many others. Codebox.
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closed 8/25/2020 via BusinessWire

ConsenSys, acquired Quorum Engineering

synopsis: ConsenSys, an industry-leading blockchain software company, announced the acquisition of Quorum®, an enterprise-variant of the Ethereum blockchain developed by J.P. Morgan. Quorum is an open source blockchain platform that combines the innovation of the public Ethereum community with enhancements to support enterprise needs.
buyer: ConsenSys
ConsenSys is a global blockchain company. The company builds blockchain developer tools that have been adopted across the Ethereum ecosystem. ConsenSys incubates and accelerates Ethereum startups that are launching products across a variety of industries, from finance to supply chain to law. "
target parent: J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
target: Quorum Engineering
Based on Ethereum, Quorum is an open source blockchain platform that combines the innovation of the public Ethereum community with enhancements to support enterprise needs. Businesses can rely on Quorum to provide the enterprise-grade networks they need to unlock value with blockchain.
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closed 7/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Teradata Corporation, acquired StackIQ

synopsis: Teradata, the leading data and analytics company, announced the acquisition of StackIQ, developers of one of the industry's fastest bare metal software provisioning platforms which has managed the deployment of cloud and analytics software at millions of servers in data centers around the globe.
buyer: Teradata Corporation (TDC:$2,268.00)
Teradata helps companies get more value from data than any other company. Teradata's leading portfolio of big data analytic solutions and services can help organizations gain a sustainable competitive advantage with data. "
target: StackIQ
StackIQ develops one of the industry's fastest bare metal software provisioning platforms which has managed the deployment of cloud and analytics software at millions of servers in data centers around the globe.
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closed 6/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Hewlett Packard Enterprise, acquired Determined AI

synopsis: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, the global edge-to-cloud Platform-as-a-Service company, announced that it has acquired Determined AI, a San Francisco-based startup that delivers a powerful and robust software stack to train AI models faster, at any scale, using its open source machine learning (ML) platform.
buyer: Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE:$27,557.00)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is the global edge-to-cloud Platform-as-a-Service company that helps organizations accelerate outcomes by unlocking value from all of their data, everywhere. They’re built on decades of reimagining the future through innovation. "
target: Determined AI
Determined AI is a San Francisco-based startup that delivers a powerful and robust software stack to train AI models faster, at any scale, using its open source machine learning (ML) platform.
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closed 3/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Snap Inc., acquired PlayCanvas Ltd

synopsis: Snap has quietly bought PlayCanvas, whose technology powers casual games and virtual reality experiences on browsers. PlayCanvas is a British VR and gaming software start-up that was founded in 2011, and has built an open-sourced game engine that powers casual games on Facebook and on browsers.
buyer: Snap Inc. (SNAP:$2,813.73)
Snap Inc. is a camera company. They believe that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Their products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. "
target: PlayCanvas Ltd
PlayCanvas is a British VR and gaming software start-up. PlayCanvas was founded in 2011, and has built an open-sourced game engine that powers casual games on Facebook and on browsers. Its technology also allows developers to build and run virtual reality experiences from the browser.
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