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closed 9/18/2008 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired PostPath

synopsis: Cisco has completed its purchase of PostPath, Inc., a provider of innovative email and calendaring software. Based in Mountain View, Calif., PostPath will work with Cisco to enhance the existing email and calendaring capabilities of Cisco's WebEx® Connect collaboration platform.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$49,818.00)
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. "
target: PostPath
PostPath has developed the industry's first drop-in compatible alternative to Microsoft Exchange. PostPath's email and collaboration server provides enterprises a lean, high-performance messaging infrastructure, an improved cost model, and an innovation-rich upgrade path.
price ($mm)
$215
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announced 8/18/2008 via BusinessWire

Synchronica plc, will acquire Axis Mobile Ltd.

synopsis: Synchronica plc, the mobile email and synchronisation specialist, is pleased to announce that it has entered a conditional acquisition agreement, to acquire the operating subsidiary of competitor, AxisMobile plc.
buyer parent: DAT Group plc
buyer: Synchronica plc
Synchronica plc is a leading developer of next-generation mobile messaging solutions. The award-winning product portfolio includes the flagship product Mobile Gateway, providing push email, synchronization, instant messaging, backup & restore and mobile connectivity to social networks. "
target: Axis Mobile Ltd.
AxisMobile is a leading provider of consumer mobile email technology to communication service providers. Our vision is to provide email on every mobile phone.
price ($mm)
$6.61
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/7/2022 via BusinessWire

Calldorado, acquired Mood Messenger

synopsis: Calldorado has announced the purchase of the Mood Messenger app from French app publisher Mad Seven. Mood Messenger is a customizable alternative to default Android SMS & MMS Apps. They offer animated GIFs & emojis, typing indicators, customization features for individual contacts, group chat, encryption, location sharing, and more.
buyer: Calldorado
Based in Denmark, Calldorado is an industry leading AdTech innovator, providing a complete solution for mobile app developers and publishers to drive commercial success. Calldorado offer products and services to increase revenue, growth and engagement. "
target parent: Mad Seven
target: Mood Messenger
Mood Messenger is a customizable alternative to default Android SMS & MMS Apps. They offer animated GIFs & emojis, typing indicators, customization features for individual contacts, group chat, encryption, location sharing, and more.
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closed 10/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Sphere Knowledge Limited

synopsis: Twitter, a global social networking platform, has acquired Sphere, a group chat app in the UK that transforms groups into vibrant communities. Sphere turns messy chats into a few simple, unmissable posts. The app encourages engagement and emphasizes polls, announcements and events in a way that makes its users more likely to respond.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$5,077.48)
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: Sphere Knowledge Limited
Sphere is a group chat app in the UK that transforms groups into vibrant communities. Sphere turns messy chats into a few simple, unmissable posts. The app encourages engagement and emphasizes polls, announcements and events in a way that makes its users more likely to respond.
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closed 10/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

MediaLab, acquired Kik Interactive, Inc.

synopsis: Kik Messenger, an app developed by Kik Interactive, has officially been acquired by US-based holding company MediaLab. Kik Messenger is an instant messaging application for phones. Kik Messenger helps users to connect with friends via real-time messaging.
buyer: MediaLab
MediaLab is a Santa Monica-based holding company that was founded in 2018. It holds a number of internet brands including the Whisper, an online platform where people share thoughts and feelings anonymously, and DatPiff, a launchpad for hip hop artists. "
target: Kik Interactive, Inc.
Kik Interactive, Inc. develops Kik Messenger, an instant messaging application for phones. Kik Messenger helps users to connect with friends via real-time messaging. Kik Messenger lets users stay in touch with all of their friends, no matter what device is being used.
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announced 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Netsize

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group AS, Europe’s leading and fastest growing provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of the French omnichannel messaging company, Netsize S.A .
buyer parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group AS is Europe’s leading provider within mobile communications, specializing in messaging, digital services and data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of innovative and scalable solutions across industries and sectors. "
target parent: Gemalto NV
target: Netsize
Netsize is a leading omni-channel messaging solution provider with a strong presence in Western Europe. Netsize helps more than 600 clients build stronger customer relationships through impactful engagement and personalized user experiences.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$62
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., acquired Fluenty Inc.

synopsis: Samsung Electronics has acquired South Korean startup Fluenty, which specialises in conversational artificial intelligence (AI). Fluenty, which was founded by former search giant Naver and Daum developers, has an app that suggests the best text reply based on AI technology.
buyer: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KOSE:A005930:$233,441.67)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and semiconductor and LED solutions. "
target: Fluenty Inc.
Fluenty is app that suggests the best text reply based on AI technology. It was launched in the US in 2015 and South Korea in 2016. The service supports chat apps such as KakaoTalk, Telegram, Facebook Messenger, and Line.
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announced 9/22/2017 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, will acquire Archynet s.r.l.

synopsis: LINK Mobility Group ASA, one of Europe’s leading and fastest growing providers of B2C mobile messaging and mobile services, has entered into a term sheet regarding the acquisition of Italian mobile messaging and marketing company Archynet s.r.l. (Totalconnect).
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
target: Archynet s.r.l.
Archynet s.r.l. (Totalconnect) is an Italian mobile messaging company. Totalconnect was established in 1998, and is located in Turin in Italy. Totalconnect has a strong position in the Italian market with direct interconnect with the Italian mobile operators.
price ($mm)
$2.97
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
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EV / EBITDA
5.5x
closed 3/24/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Mara Social Media, acquired Nimbuzz

synopsis: Mara Social Media, an African multi-channel platform of online and mobile tech innovations that are designed to connect people across emerging markets, announced that it has acquired global platform Nimbuzz. Nimbuzz is a cross-platform mobile calling and messaging app. The app can be installed on computers, mobile phones, smartphones, and tablets.
buyer parent: Mara Group
buyer: Mara Social Media
Mara Social Media is an African multi-channel platform of online and mobile tech innovations that are designed to connect people across emerging markets. "
target: Nimbuzz
Nimbuzz, initially released in May 2008 is a powerful cross-platform mobile calling and messaging app. The app can be installed on computers, mobile phones, smartphones, and tablets. Nimbuzz offers its users the ability to make voice and video calls, enable chat and file sharing worldwide.
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announced 11/28/2016 via New York Times

CNN Worldwide, will acquire Beme

synopsis: CNN has agreed to acquire the technology and talent behind Beme, the social media app built and started by YouTuber Vlogger Casey Neistat and Matt Hackett, a former vice president of engineering at Tumblr. Beme’s 12 employees will join CNN as part of the deal, the terms of which were not publicly disclosed.
buyer parent: Time Warner, Inc.
buyer: CNN Worldwide
CNN Worldwide is the most trusted source for news and information. Its reach extends to nine cable and satellite television networks; one private place-based network; two radio networks; mobile applications and websites around the world; and more. "
target: Beme
Beme was intended to be a social sharing application that Co-Founder and Youtube Vlogger, Casey Neistat, described as “more authentic,” a way of putting four-second bursts of video out into the social sphere without giving users the ability to edit or tweak the content.
price ($mm)
$25
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closed 7/8/2016 via Company Press Release

LINK Mobility AS, purchased Mobile Messaging Business from Globalmouth AB

synopsis: LINK Mobility, the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market, has acquired Globalmouth AB’s mobile messaging business, Globalmouth Marketing AB. This further strengthens its position as the leading provider of B2C mobile messaging and mobile solutions in the Scandinavian and Baltic markets.
buyer: LINK Mobility AS (OB:LINK:$424.51)
LINK Mobility Group is the largest provider of mobile solutions for businesses in the Nordic market. They provide services for SMS gateway solutions , Mobile Payment, mobile communication, CRM database, lookup and more. "
seller: Globalmouth AB
Globalmouth Marketing AB is Globalmouth AB's mobile messaging business. Globalmouth is a mobile specialist that helps companies and organizations to enhance their business with mobile solutions, such as responsive- or mobile websites and web or native apps.
price ($mm)
$0.30
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closed 6/16/2016 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Wand Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired messaging app developer Wand Labs. This acquisition accelerates Microsofts vision and strategy for Conversation as a Platform.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$184,903.00)
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: Wand Labs, Inc.
Wand Labs looks to tear down app walls, integrate services in chat and make them work together so their clients can do more with less taps. Access news and social media and make plans all within Wand.
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closed 7/12/2016 via BusinessWire

mBlox Inc. merged with CLX Communications,

synopsis: CLX Communications announced that it has acquired Mblox Inc. Mblox is one of the largest application-to-person (A2P) mobile messaging providers globally processing more than 7 billion messages in 2015.
buyer: CLX Communications (OM:CLX:$369.54)
CLX Communications is a leading provider of cloud-based communications services and solutions to enterprises and mobile operators. Mobile communications services from CLX make it possible for enterprises to communicate globally with people and connected devices. "
target: mBlox Inc.
Mblox is the largest independent application-to-person (A2P) mobile messaging provider in the world, trusted by more companies to carry their mission-critical traffic than any other service.
price ($mm)
$117
rev ($mm)
$140
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
17.0x
closed 2/12/2016 via PR Newswire

Life360, Inc., acquired Couple

synopsis: Life360, the leading Family Network used by more than 55 million families, announced that it has acquired Couple, the app for two that keeps busy couples connected. Couple helps its users organize their lives together, interact with each other in real-time, and provides a broad communication channel to share all of their special moments together.
buyer: Life360, Inc.
Life360 is the world's largest network for families available for Android, iPhone and Windows Phone. Life360 processes over 1.5 billion location requests per day and enables over 55 million families to privately share location, communicate with ease and stay connected with in-app messaging. "
target: Couple
Couple is a private messaging app for two and has received over 4 million downloads. Couple helps its users organize their lives together, interact with each other in real-time, and provides a broad communication channel to share all of their special moments together.
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announced 2/10/2016 via BNC Analysis

Lycos Internet Limited, will acquire MySMS

synopsis: Lycos, the global Internet brand, announced its intent to acquire an Austrian company, TriTelA Gmbh, which owns the asset – mysms™ messenger, a messenger that synchronizes SMSes and instant messages between a wide range of mobile, web and desktop platforms.
buyer: Lycos Internet Limited (:$438.60)
Lycos Internet Limited has evolved from one of the first search engines on the web into a digital media powerhouse with three major divisions: LYCOS Media, LYCOS Advertising, and LYCOS Life (consumer products division). The company employs over 500 people working out of 24 offices worldwide. "
target: MySMS
MySMS is a messenger that synchronizes SMSes and instant messages between a wide range of mobile, web and desktop platforms – all through a single cloud-based account. It already has three million users and synchronizes several hundred millions of messages.
price ($mm)
$11
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closed 1/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Spotify Ltd, acquired Cord Project Inc.

synopsis: Cord Project will be joining Spotify, a music platform. Cord Project designs and builds products exploring audio on today's and tomorrow's connected devices. Their flagship product, Cord, is an incredibly simple, one tap voice messaging platform built for phones, tablets, and watches on iOS and Android.
buyer: Spotify Ltd (SPOT:$10,182.00)
Spotify brings the right music for every moment – on computers, mobiles, tablets, home entertainment systems, cars, gaming consoles and more. Create and listen to playlists for free or subscribe to Premium for on-demand access at the highest audio quality – with zero ads. "
target: Cord Project Inc.
Cord Project is a small team of designers and engineers exploring audio communication on today's and tomorrow's connected devices. Cord lets users send short voice messages to one person, a small group, or the world. It’s a simple, fast and fun way to talk on the phone again.
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closed 6/26/2015 via BNC Analysis

Lyft, acquired Leo

synopsis: Lyft, a peer-to-peer transportation platform that connects passengers who need rides with drivers willing to provide rides using their own personal vehicles, has acquired the team behind Leo, a disappearing messaging app for one-on-one or group conversations.
buyer: Lyft (:$3,615.96)
Lyft is a peer-to-peer transportation platform that connects passengers who need rides with drivers willing to provide rides using their own personal vehicles. Lyft was started with the mission of building a p2p transportation solution that makes cities safer, more affordable and better connected. "
target: Leo
Leo is the fastest and easiest way to share moments of life with family and friends. Connect with people through short-lived photos, videos and texts, captured in the moment. Messages disappear a few seconds after viewing them.
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closed 5/7/2015 via Reuters

Promesa Ltd, acquired Thred

synopsis: Promesa Ltd says that it has exercised its option to acquire 100 pct. of issued share capital of Thredit Ltd and its subsidiaries as contemplated in heads of previously announced agreement. Thred are developers of meta-social platform and unified social messaging app named Thred.
buyer: Promesa Ltd (ASX:PRA:$0.10)
Promesa Ltd is a Perth based ASX listed Company with a portfolio of exploration properties in Peru focused on precious and base metal commodities. Promesa has an advanced exploration pipeline of prospects in proven mineral provinces in Peru. "
target: Thred
Thred are developers of meta-social platform and unified social messaging app named Thred. Thred has the goal of allowing users to share “visual ideas with friends" by allowing users to create and share image stories, or threds.
price ($mm)
$3.40
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closed 4/29/2015 via BNC Analysis

Rhapsody International Inc., acquired Reveal Chat, Inc.

synopsis: Streaming music service Rhapsody announced that it acquired Reveal Chat. Reveal connects people instantly in one-on-one chats with new people nearby or across the globe.
buyer parent: Columbus Nova Technology Partners
buyer: Rhapsody International Inc.
Rhapsody's leading streaming music services give members ad-free access to more than 32 million songs. Whether they're listening on their phone, at home, at work, or in the car, Rhapsody goes where they go. "
target: Reveal Chat, Inc.
Reveal connects people instantly in one-on-one chats with new people nearby or across the globe. They both start anonymous, and can choose to reveal info about themselves, like their name or photo, as they become comfortable.
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closed 1/22/2015 via BusinessWire

SignalShare LLC, acquired Chorus.im

synopsis: SignalShare has acquired Mountain View-based Incubite Inc., developer of the cross-platform messaging app, Chorus.im. The acquisition, which provides SignalShare with the engineering talent and HTML-based messaging IP to advance its Live-Fi nGage product suite, will help to accelerate browser-based fan engagement at live events.
buyer parent: SignalPoint Communications, Inc.
buyer: SignalShare LLC
SignalShare specializes in mobile engagement for mass audiences. The company optimizes wireless networks and empowers data-driven digital marketing initiatives to help organizers of large-scale live events connect with fans and guests in entirely new ways. "
target: Chorus.im
Chorus.im, developed by Incubite, Inc., is the only personal messenger application that allows users to start browser-based text chats with ANY person or group. This is unlike other messaging apps which only let users text other existing members.
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closed 9/18/2008 via Market Wire

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired PostPath

synopsis: Cisco has completed its purchase of PostPath, Inc., a provider of innovative email and calendaring software. Based in Mountain View, Calif., PostPath will work with Cisco to enhance the existing email and calendaring capabilities of Cisco's WebEx® Connect collaboration platform.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$49,818.00)
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. "
target: PostPath
PostPath has developed the industry's first drop-in compatible alternative to Microsoft Exchange. PostPath's email and collaboration server provides enterprises a lean, high-performance messaging infrastructure, an improved cost model, and an innovation-rich upgrade path.
price ($mm)
$215
rev ($mm)
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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:$219.10)
IMImobile provides cloud communications software and services that manage business-critical customer interactions at scale. IMImobile is creating a world where enterprises can stay constantly connected to their customers.
price ($mm)
$730
rev ($mm)
$213
EBITDA ($mm)
$22
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
33.8x
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:$49,818.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Portshift
Portshift is a Kubernetes-native security platform in Isreal. Portshift empowers DevOps to continuously protect their growing Kubernetes deployments and multi-clusters. Their lightweight solution secures images, containers, deployments and Kubernetes infrastructure from threats and vulnerabilities.
price ($mm)
$100
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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:$49,818.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Sentryo SAS
Sentryo is an Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) cybersecurity company that provides asset visibility and security solutions for industrial control systems (ICS) networks. Their industrial IoT/OT technology solution helps companies in the energy, manufacturing, oil & gas and transportation sectors.
price ($mm)
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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 $30 billion in capital across its Private Equity and Private Debt businesses. "
target parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
target: BlueCat Networks
BlueCat delivers Enterprise DNS solutions that enable its customers to build and manage the complex network infrastructure required to meet the rapid pace of change of their business. BlueCat believes that Enterprise DNS will replace all disparate server-based DNS.
price ($mm)
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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)
EV / rev
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:$857.42)
Quest Software, Inc., a leading enterprise systems management vendor, delivers innovative products that help organizations get more performance and productivity from their applications, databases, Windows infrastructure and virtual environments. "
target: Provision Networks
Provision Networks is a global provider of presentation and desktop virtualization solutions. Provision Networks solutions embrace and extend the Microsoft Terminal Services platform and Virtualization Infrastructure platforms from VMware, Virtual Iron, XenSource, SWSoft, and Microsoft.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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:$2,623.00)
Symantec is a global leader in infrastructure software, enabling businesses and consumers to have confidence in a connected world. The company helps customers protect their infrastructure, information and interactions by delivering software and services that address risks to security. "
target: Relicore, Inc.
Relicore is focused on providing exceptional capabilities to these squeezed IT organizations through intelligent automation. Relicore provides automated IT service configuration management software for distributed application environments.
price ($mm)
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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:$62,070.00)
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and imaging and printing. "
target: Outerbay Technologies
OuterBay, a leader in information lifecycle management solutions for applications and databases, helps customers monitor, forecast and manage data growth in enterprise application environments.
price ($mm)
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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: OTCBB:SITO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Single Touch Interactive, Inc.
Single Touch Systems, Inc. is a technology based mobile solutions provider serving businesses, advertisers and brands. Single Touch's multi-channel messaging gateway enables marketers to reach consumers on all types of connected devices.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$8.75
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.24)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
16
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American Well Corporation
Amwell is a leading telehealth platform in the United States and globally, connecting and enabling providers, insurers, patients, and innovators to deliver greater access to more affordable, higher quality care. Amwell believes that digital care delivery will transform healthcare.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$249.15
EBITDA ($mm)
($230.04)
EBIT ($mm)
($240.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
812
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Ticker: ASX:RAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ResApp Health
ResApp Health
ResApp Health is a mobile telehealth solution based in Australia. ResApp Health assists doctors and empowers patients to diagnose and manage respiratory disease. Their solution allows doctors to instantly diagnose respiratory diseases from the sound of their patient’s cough or breathing.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$0.05
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
510
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Ticker: NTGR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR, Inc. designs innovative, branded technology solutions that address the specific networking, storage, and security needs of small- to medium-sized businesses and home users.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,321.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$149.01
EBIT ($mm)
$115.90
Net Income ($mm)
$75.55
Employees
963
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Ticker: MOTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Motricity, Inc.
Motricity, Inc.
Motricity is a mobile data solutions provider exclusively focused on the rapidly growing mobile Internet market. It serves some of the world's largest mobile operators and enterprises, simplifying the mobile Internet and creating high value and highly relevant mobile experiences for consumers.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$121.65
EBITDA ($mm)
($11.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($22.01)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
297
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Ticker: ASX:WGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wangle Technologies Limited
Wangle Technologies Limited
Wangle Technologies is an Australian company that develops network optimising technologies. Their Wangle Mobile VPN app is Australia's best mobile VPN for secure, private browsing. Their Family Insights app allows parents to analyse their children’s online activity and detect emerging threats.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.06)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.08)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: SYMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NortonLifeLock
NortonLifeLock
NortonLifeLock Inc. is a global leader in consumer Cyber Safety. NortonLifeLock is dedicated to helping secure the devices, identities, online privacy, and home and family needs of nearly 50 million consumers, providing them with a trusted ally in a complex digital world.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,623.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,235.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,129.00
Net Income ($mm)
$617.00
Employees
2800
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Ticker: AIM:CROS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kape Technologies plc
Kape Technologies plc
Based in the UK, Kape is a leading 'privacy-first' digital security software provider to consumers. Through its range of privacy and security products, Kape focuses on protecting consumers and their personal data as they go about their daily digital lives.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$158.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$46.38
EBIT ($mm)
$27.85
Net Income ($mm)
$36.19
Employees
364
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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)
Employees
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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: 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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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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