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CircleCI, acquired Ponicode

synopsis: CircleCI, the leading continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform, has acquired Ponicode, an AI-powered testing platform in France. Ponicode enables software developers to build defect-free software at scale and with less hassle. Their platform maintains code quality and allows developers to focus on improving their product.
buyer: CircleCI
CircleCI is a leading continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform. CircleCI helps engineering teams to radically reduce the time from idea to execution. Their DevOps tools enable companies to improve team productivity, release better products, and get to market faster. "
target: Ponicode
Ponicode is an innovative AI-powered testing platform in France. Ponicode enables software developers and engineering teams to build defect-free software at scale and with less hassle. Their platform maintains code quality and allows developers to focus on improving their product.
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announced 8/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

The Qt Company, will acquire Axivion Gmbh

synopsis: Qt Group Plc, a global software company, will acquire Axivion GmbH, a leading provider of state-of-the-art quality assurance tools in Germany. Axivion helps software developers to prevent software erosion. Their software suit allows users to check the compliance of their software architecture by checking for clones, cycles and unreachable code.
buyer: The Qt Company (HLSE:QTCOM:$124.21)
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: Axivion Gmbh
Axivion is a leading provider of state-of-the-art quality assurance tools in Germany. Axivion helps software developers to prevent software erosion. Their software suit allows users to check the compliance of their software architecture by checking for clones, cycles and unreachable code.
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closed 2/9/2022 via Company Press Release

Tricentis GmbH, acquired Testim Inc.

synopsis: Tricentis, an industry leader in test automation for modern cloud and enterprise applications, announced today the acquisition of Testim, an AI-based SaaS test automation platform. Testim extends Tricentis’ own AI-powered continuous testing platform, and will help the company further simplify test automation.
buyer: Tricentis GmbH
Tricentis is a global leader in enterprise continuous testing, widely credited for reinventing software testing for DevOps, cloud, and enterprise applications. The Tricentis continuous testing platform provides a new and fundamentally different way to perform software testing. "
target: Testim Inc.
Testim is an AI-based SaaS test automation platform. Testim introduced its AI-based testing in 2014 to accelerate application delivery by shortening the time it takes to author tests and automatically improving tests, troubleshooting tests, and handling test diagnostics.
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closed 2/2/2022 via PR Newswire

Copado Solutions, acquired Qualibrate

synopsis: Copado, a leading DevOps platform, has acquired Qualibrate, a SAP automated testing solution in the Netherlands. Qualibrate offers a SaaS solution for enterprise software delivery that transforms the way teams test, document, and train end-users. It offers native support for automating tests on SAP applications and 40+ non-SAP technologies.
buyer: Copado Solutions
Copado is the leading DevOps platform enabling the world’s largest digital transformations on Salesforce. Copado accelerates digital transformation projects by automating the release process, increasing developer productivity, and maximizing return on cloud investments. "
target: Qualibrate
Qualibrate is a SAP automated testing solution in the Netherlands. Qualibrate offers a SaaS solution for enterprise software delivery that transforms the way teams test, document, and train end-users. It offers native support for automating tests on SAP applications and 40+ non-SAP technologies.
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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 (HLSE:QTCOM:$124.21)
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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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 10/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Intel Corporation, will acquire SigOpt

synopsis: Intel announced it will acquire SigOpt, a San Francisco-based provider of a leading platform for the optimization of AI software models at scale. SigOpt’s AI software technologies deliver productivity and performance gains across hardware and software parameters, use cases and workloads in deep learning, machine learning and data analytics.
buyer: Intel Corporation (INTC:$79,024.00)
Intel is an industry leader, creating world-changing technology that enables global progress and enriches lives. By embedding intelligence in the cloud, network, edge, and every kind of computing device, Intel unleashes the potential of data to transform business and society for the better. "
target: SigOpt
SigOpt is a provider of a leading platform for the optimization of AI software models at scale. SigOpt’s AI software technologies deliver productivity and performance gains across hardware and software parameters, use cases and workloads in deep learning, machine learning and data analytics.
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announced 9/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Snyk, will acquire DeepCode AG

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

EPAM Systems, acquired test IO

synopsis: EPAM Systems has acquired 100% of the equity interests of test IO, a company that helps software teams ship high quality software faster. As a global leader in software crowdtesting, they enable fast moving software development teams with a platform for on-demand QA testing throughout the entire development cycle.
buyer: EPAM Systems (EPAM:$3,374.17)
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 2/12/2019 via BusinessWire

Datadog, Inc., acquired Madumbo

synopsis: Datadog, the leading monitoring and analytics platform for modern cloud environments, announced the acquisition of Madumbo, an AI-based automated application testing platform. Madumbo’s solution provides completely automated website-testing that is fast and code-free.
buyer: Datadog, Inc. (DDOG:$1,028.78)
Datadog is a monitoring service for hybrid cloud applications, assisting organizations in improving agility, increasing efficiency, and providing end-to-end visibility across the application and organization. "
target: Madumbo
Based in France, Madumbo’s AI-powered bot checks for errors using code run on a real browser, capturing the same defects seen by actual customers while surfacing the details required to fix those errors in an intuitive, private dashboard.
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closed 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Doc.ai, acquired Crestle.ai

synopsis: Doc.ai, a company that wants to use cryptocurrency to pay people for sharing their medical data with data scientists making predictive AI models, has acquired Crestle.ai. Crestle’s platform was made for one-click deployment of deep learning packages with Jupyter Notebook and is currently used by 11,000 data scientists and AI practitioners.
buyer: Doc.ai
Doc.ai is a blockchain based artificial intelligence (AI) that performs deep learning computations on quantified biology for predictive analytics and personal health insights. "
target: Crestle.ai
Crestle.ai is a platform for quick AI deployment. Crestle’s platform was made for one-click deployment of deep learning packages with Jupyter Notebook and is currently used by 11,000 data scientists and AI practitioners.
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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:$2,430.82)
Based in Australia, Atlassian offers collaboration, development, and issue tracking software for teams. Their Capture for Jira app is a testing tool that allows software teams to collaborate with visual feedback. It allows users to prioritize testing initiatives within the Jira platform.
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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 8/18/2016 via BusinessWire

REAN Cloud LLC, acquired Opex Software LLP.

synopsis: REAN Cloud (“REAN”), an Amazon Web Services (“AWS”) Premier Consulting Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN), has acquired Opex Software (“Opex”), a DevOps company focused on Dev and Test Automation to fortify REAN’s already strong suite of Infrastructure Automation capabilities.
buyer: REAN Cloud LLC
REAN Cloud, a Premier Consulting Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) and AWS Managed Services Partner, is a cloud-native firm with deep experience supporting enterprise IT infrastructures and implementing continuous integration, continuous delivery pipelines. "
target: Opex Software LLP.
Opex Software, based in Pune, India, is a young organization that caters to the niche market of DevOps and clean Cloud/Infra Solution integrations. DevOps implementations and Integrations in this area have proven to help companies achieve double-digit revenue growth.
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closed 1/31/2019 via PR Newswire

Rover180, acquired Vemity

synopsis: Rover180 has announced its acquisition of Vemity, an Indiana-based company specializing in artificial intelligence automation and machine learning. Vemity's platform allows developers to easily integrate AI and deep learning into projects without computer science or neural network theory knowledge.
buyer: Rover180
Rover180 provides alternative supply chain finance and factoring programs that represent a “180 on traditional finance.” Rover180 leverages private capital and advanced technology to create flexible funding models that keep cash moving across today’s evolving supply chain. "
target: Vemity
Founded in 2016, Vemity brings accessibility and affordability to machine learning. The company's platform allows developers to easily integrate AI and deep learning into projects without computer science or neural network theory knowledge.
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closed 3/9/2022 via BusinessWire

CircleCI, acquired Ponicode

synopsis: CircleCI, the leading continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform, has acquired Ponicode, an AI-powered testing platform in France. Ponicode enables software developers to build defect-free software at scale and with less hassle. Their platform maintains code quality and allows developers to focus on improving their product.
buyer: CircleCI
CircleCI is a leading continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform. CircleCI helps engineering teams to radically reduce the time from idea to execution. Their DevOps tools enable companies to improve team productivity, release better products, and get to market faster. "
target: Ponicode
Ponicode is an innovative AI-powered testing platform in France. Ponicode enables software developers and engineering teams to build defect-free software at scale and with less hassle. Their platform maintains code quality and allows developers to focus on improving their product.
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closed 3/9/2022 via BusinessWire

CircleCI, acquired Ponicode

synopsis: CircleCI, the leading continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform, has acquired Ponicode, an AI-powered testing platform in France. Ponicode enables software developers to build defect-free software at scale and with less hassle. Their platform maintains code quality and allows developers to focus on improving their product.
buyer: CircleCI
CircleCI is a leading continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform. CircleCI helps engineering teams to radically reduce the time from idea to execution. Their DevOps tools enable companies to improve team productivity, release better products, and get to market faster. "
target: Ponicode
Ponicode is an innovative AI-powered testing platform in France. Ponicode enables software developers and engineering teams to build defect-free software at scale and with less hassle. Their platform maintains code quality and allows developers to focus on improving their product.
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closed 5/12/2021 via BusinessWire

CircleCI, acquired Vamp

synopsis: CircleCI, the leading continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform, has acquired Vamp, a cloud-native release orchestration platform in the Netherlands. Vamp helps engineering, DevOps and SRE teams to release reliable software faster. Their platform uses ML and AI intelligence to automatically detect regressions and anomalies.
buyer: CircleCI
CircleCI is a leading continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform. CircleCI helps engineering teams to radically reduce the time from idea to execution. Their DevOps tools enable companies to improve team productivity, release better products, and get to market faster. "
target: Vamp
Vamp is a cloud-native release orchestration platform in the Netherlands. Vamp helps engineering, DevOps and SRE teams to release reliable software faster and more frequently into production. Their platform uses ML and AI intelligence to automatically detect regressions and anomalies.
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closed 12/17/2014 via BNC Analysis

CircleCI, acquired Distiller

synopsis: Continuous integration and continuous delivery startup CircleCI has acquired Distiller to add support for testing iOS and Android apps. Distiller automates the build, test and deploy pipeline for mobile applications.
buyer: CircleCI
CircleCI is an automated testing and continuous integration platform for web application developers. CircleCI was founded in 2011 with the mission of giving every developer state of the art automated testing and continuous integration tools. "
target: Distiller
Distiller is a company with the mission to build and deploy iOS apps faster. Distiller automates the build, test and deploy pipeline for mobile applications.
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closed 3/9/2022 via BusinessWire

CircleCI, acquired Ponicode

synopsis: CircleCI, the leading continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform, has acquired Ponicode, an AI-powered testing platform in France. Ponicode enables software developers to build defect-free software at scale and with less hassle. Their platform maintains code quality and allows developers to focus on improving their product.
buyer: CircleCI
CircleCI is a leading continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform. CircleCI helps engineering teams to radically reduce the time from idea to execution. Their DevOps tools enable companies to improve team productivity, release better products, and get to market faster. "
target: Ponicode
Ponicode is an innovative AI-powered testing platform in France. Ponicode enables software developers and engineering teams to build defect-free software at scale and with less hassle. Their platform maintains code quality and allows developers to focus on improving their product.
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announced 4/28/2021 via BusinessWire

SmartBear, Inc., will acquire BugSnag Inc.

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

synopsis: Abstract, a design workflow platform for teams to version, manage, and collaborate on Sketch and Adobe XD files, has acquired Flawless App, a Ukraine-based macOS tool for iOS developers. Flawless App enables users to compare the expected design and the real app right inside iOS Simulator.
buyer: Abstract
Abstract is a design workflow platform for teams to version, manage, and collaborate on Sketch and Adobe XD files. Abstract allows users to track every design change, see everything their team is working on, and move projects from design to development faster and more efficiently. "
target: Flawless App
Flawless App is a Ukraine-based macOS tool for iOS developers. Flawless App enables users to compare the expected design and the real app right inside iOS Simulator. Their solution lets developers spot and fix visual differences on the fly without wasting the designers' or QAs' time.
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SmartBear, Inc., acquired Bitbar

synopsis: SmartBear, the driver behind the industry’s best tools for ensuring quality software delivery, announced the acquisition of Bitbar, provider of the world’s most advanced mobile app test automation platform and device cloud.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: SmartBear, Inc.
SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company’s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible. Their tools assist with API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications. "
target: Bitbar
Bitbar is the most flexible cloud-based testing platform to automate continuous software delivery. Empowering DevOps teams of all sizes – including Mozilla, WeWork, Google, PayPal, Deutsche Telekom, Square, CBS Interactive, and TomTom.
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Airship, acquired Apptimize

synopsis: Customer engagement company Airship has acquired Apptimize, the most adopted solution for testing and innovating user experiences across mobile apps and other digital channels. Apptimize is the industry’s most advanced solution for testing user experiences across multiple channels including mobile apps, websites and OTT.
buyer: Airship
Airship's Customer Engagement Platform gives brands user-level data, engagement channels, AI orchestration, and services they need to deliver push notifications, emails, SMS, in-app messages, mobile wallet cards, and more to customers at the right moment. "
target: Apptimize
Apptimize is an innovation engine that provides A/B testing and feature release management for native mobile, web, mobile web, hybrid mobile, OTT, and server. Industry leaders like HotelTonight, The Wall Street Journal, and Glassdoor have created amazing user experiences with Apptimize.
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VMware, Inc., acquired Apteligent, Inc.

synopsis: VMware announced that it has acquired Apteligent, a startup that will allow it to provide more tools to customers building and optimizing mobile apps. Apteligent allows developers to understand not just crash reporting or network insights, but also to analyze user behavior and improve the user experience of their apps.
buyer parent: Dell, Inc.
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$12,851.00)
VMware, a leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, helps customers accelerate their digital transformation. VMware enables enterprises to master a software-defined approach to business and IT with VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture™ and solutions for the data center, mobility, & security. "
target: Apteligent, Inc.
Apteligent was founded to provide mobile app performance and analytics to customers. Over time, Apteligent moved more into the enterprise as a way for developers to understand not just crash reporting or network insights, but also to analyze user behavior & improve the user experience of their apps.
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closed 12/8/2016 via Market Wire

Sauce Labs, acquired TestObject

synopsis: Sauce Labs, Inc. announced its acquisition of TestObject, a real device mobile app testing platform. The combined solution positions Sauce Labs as the only vendor providing automated testing coverage across desktops, emulators, simulators, and real devices for web applications and mobile, web, hybrid and native apps.
buyer: Sauce Labs
Sauce Labs provides the world's largest cloud-based platform for the automated testing of web and mobile applications. Its award-winning service eliminates the time and expense of maintaining an in-house testing infrastructure, freeing development teams to innovate and release better software. "
target: TestObject
TestObject GmbH provides TestObject, a cloud-based service for the automated testing of Android applications that enables users to upload applications and execute tests on various devices in the cloud.
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Smart Software Testing Solutions Inc., acquired pCloudy.com

synopsis: Smart Software Testing Solutions, an automated product testing solutions startup, has acquired the technology solutions of Bengaluru-based smart mobile testing platform pCloudy.
buyer: Smart Software Testing Solutions Inc.
Smart Software Testing Solutions is an automated product testing solutions startup. Their Smart software test platform help agile teams test applications faster than any traditional tool and release to market with more confidence. "
target: pCloudy.com
pCloudy provides an analytics-driven platform for manual and automated testing of apps on real devices, thereby providing a one-stop shop for all product testing.
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Amazon Web Services, Inc, acquired AppThwack

synopsis: Amazon has bought a Portland startup called AppThwack, whose technology helps app developers test their software on a range of mobile devices. It will join Amazon Web Services, the Seattle company's data hosting arm.
buyer parent: Amazon.com, Inc.
buyer: Amazon Web Services, Inc
Launched in 2006, Amazon Web Services (AWS) began exposing key infrastructure services to businesses in the form of web services -- now widely known as cloud computing. "
target: AppThwack
Appthwack develops an android application testing platform that enables users to test the applications on various real devices before going to the market. Its services include automation consulting and creation; self-hosted and private automation on real devices; and multi-device automation.
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Google Inc., acquired Pulse.io

synopsis: Google announced the acquisition of mobile app performance startup Pulse.io. Pulse.io’s product shows developers how they can speed up their apps. Pulse.io started with a vision for how to bring the world of performance monitoring into the mobile age and their tools have since helped developers ensure their users have a great mobile experience.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Pulse.io
Pulse.io is an app performance startup. Pulse.io started with a vision for how to bring the world of performance monitoring into the mobile age and their tools have since helped developers ensure their users have a great mobile experience.
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closed 4/14/2015 via PR Newswire

Localytics, acquired Splitforce

synopsis: Localytics, the complete marketing and analytics platform for mobile and web apps, announced the acquisition of Splitforce, an automated optimization tool purpose-built for mobile apps. Over 250 mobile applications have used Splitforce to test and target different variations of app experiences.
buyer: Localytics
Smart marketing demands powerful analytics. Only Localytics brings app marketing and analytics together in one complete platform. Localytics helps companies such as ESPN, eBay, Fox, and the New York Times create personalized app experiences that drive higher engagement, loyalty and lifetime value. "
target: Splitforce
Splitforce is an automated optimization tool purpose-built for mobile apps. Over 250 mobile applications have used Splitforce to test and target different variations of app experiences and marketing messages and collect data on how each variation performs against the app's key metrics.
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closed 12/17/2014 via BNC Analysis

CircleCI, acquired Distiller

synopsis: Continuous integration and continuous delivery startup CircleCI has acquired Distiller to add support for testing iOS and Android apps. Distiller automates the build, test and deploy pipeline for mobile applications.
buyer: CircleCI
CircleCI is an automated testing and continuous integration platform for web application developers. CircleCI was founded in 2011 with the mission of giving every developer state of the art automated testing and continuous integration tools. "
target: Distiller
Distiller is a company with the mission to build and deploy iOS apps faster. Distiller automates the build, test and deploy pipeline for mobile applications.
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closed 12/11/2014 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired HockeyApp

synopsis: Microsoft, the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential, has acquired HockeyApp, the platform to collect live crash reports, get feedback from users, distribute betas, recruit new testers, and analyze test coverage.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$184,903.00)
Founded in 1975, 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: HockeyApp
HockeyApp is the platform to collect live crash reports, get feedback from your users, distribute your betas, recruit new testers, and analyze your test coverage. The world's best developers rely on HockeyApp to develop the best apps.
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closed 10/7/2014 via BusinessWire

Docker, acquired Koality

synopsis: Docker, Inc., the company behind the Docker open platform for distributed applications, announced that it has acquired Koality, the developer of a highly regarded continuous integration solution. Koality’s software has been used extensively within the Docker community to significantly shrink continuous integration cycles.
buyer: Docker
Docker, Inc. is the commercial entity behind the open source Docker project, and is the chief sponsor of the Docker ecosystem. Docker is an open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, ship, and run distributed applications. "
target: Koality
Koality's mission is to unleash developers. Their deployed continuous integration software enables developers to spend more time coding and less time waiting by speeding up test suites and eliminating broken builds, all behind-the-firewall.
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closed 6/25/2014 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired appurify

synopsis: Google announced that it has acquired Appurify, a startup that lets developers automate testing and optimization of their mobile apps and websites. Appurify will stay open as freemium cross-platform service but get a big boost in distribution as it becomes integrated into the Google developer tool stack.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: appurify
Appurify is pioneering on-device debugging, CI testing and performance optimization for mobile applications on real devices. Mobile development teams at some of the world's most prominent companies turn to Appurify's platform to improve the quality and optimize the performance of their applications.
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closed 2/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired Burstly, Inc.

synopsis: Apple has acquired Silicon Beach company Burstly, a deal that could bolster both the iAd platform and the Xcode development suite. Santa Monica, Calif.-based Burstly provides "solutions for the app lifecycle," supporting developers with app testing platform TestFlight and in-app ad management tool SkyRocket.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. "
target: Burstly, Inc.
Burstly offers a full suite of products to power the entire app lifecycle. Their TestFlight is the leading app beta-testing platform. Their FlightPath is an intuitive analytics solution for mobile app developers. Their SkyRocket is an app monetization solution to work with any ad partner.
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announced 9/16/2013 via BusinessWire

Splunk Inc., will acquire BugSense

synopsis: Splunk Inc. announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire BugSense Inc., a leading analytics solution for machine data generated by mobile devices. The addition of BugSense will enhance the ability of Splunk customers to analyze machine data directly from mobile devices and correlate it with other machine-generated data.
buyer: Splunk Inc. (SPLK:$2,229.39)
Splunk is the leading provider of operational intelligence software used to monitor, report and analyze real-time machine data as well as terabytes of historical data–located on-premise or in the cloud. More than half of the Fortune 100 and more than 5,600 service providers use Splunk. "
target: BugSense
BugSense, Inc. provides a tool that collects and analyzes crash reports from mobile applications. It offers a real-time bug tracking service for mobile applications. It supports various mobile platforms, such as Android, WP7, HTML5, GAE, and iOS.
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$9.00
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announced 8/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

The Qt Company, will acquire Axivion Gmbh

synopsis: Qt Group Plc, a global software company, will acquire Axivion GmbH, a leading provider of state-of-the-art quality assurance tools in Germany. Axivion helps software developers to prevent software erosion. Their software suit allows users to check the compliance of their software architecture by checking for clones, cycles and unreachable code.
buyer: The Qt Company (HLSE:QTCOM:$124.21)
Qt Group is a global software company with a strong presence in more than 70 industries and is the leading independent technology behind millions of devices and applications. Qt is used worldwide, and the technology enables its customers to deliver exceptional user experiences. "
target: Axivion Gmbh
Axivion is a leading provider of state-of-the-art quality assurance tools in Germany. Axivion helps software developers to prevent software erosion. Their software suit allows users to check the compliance of their software architecture by checking for clones, cycles and unreachable code.
price ($mm)
$33
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$5
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closed 2/9/2022 via Company Press Release

Tricentis GmbH, acquired Testim Inc.

synopsis: Tricentis, an industry leader in test automation for modern cloud and enterprise applications, announced today the acquisition of Testim, an AI-based SaaS test automation platform. Testim extends Tricentis’ own AI-powered continuous testing platform, and will help the company further simplify test automation.
buyer: Tricentis GmbH
Tricentis is a global leader in enterprise continuous testing, widely credited for reinventing software testing for DevOps, cloud, and enterprise applications. The Tricentis continuous testing platform provides a new and fundamentally different way to perform software testing. "
target: Testim Inc.
Testim is an AI-based SaaS test automation platform. Testim introduced its AI-based testing in 2014 to accelerate application delivery by shortening the time it takes to author tests and automatically improving tests, troubleshooting tests, and handling test diagnostics.
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closed 2/2/2022 via PR Newswire

Copado Solutions, acquired Qualibrate

synopsis: Copado, a leading DevOps platform, has acquired Qualibrate, a SAP automated testing solution in the Netherlands. Qualibrate offers a SaaS solution for enterprise software delivery that transforms the way teams test, document, and train end-users. It offers native support for automating tests on SAP applications and 40+ non-SAP technologies.
buyer: Copado Solutions
Copado is the leading DevOps platform enabling the world’s largest digital transformations on Salesforce. Copado accelerates digital transformation projects by automating the release process, increasing developer productivity, and maximizing return on cloud investments. "
target: Qualibrate
Qualibrate is a SAP automated testing solution in the Netherlands. Qualibrate offers a SaaS solution for enterprise software delivery that transforms the way teams test, document, and train end-users. It offers native support for automating tests on SAP applications and 40+ non-SAP technologies.
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