Francisco Partners Acquires a Majority Stake in SmartBear

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

SmartBear Software, the leader in software quality tools for teams, announced today that Francisco Partners, a leading global technology-focused private equity firm, has acquired a majority stake in the company designed to support the company’s accelerated growth. Terms of the transaction were not announced.

OpsGenie Raises $10M in Series A Funding

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

OpsGenie, an emerging player in the critical area of IT alerting and on-call management, has raised $10 million in Series A financing from Battery Ventures, a global investment firm. OpsGenie will use the funds to continue to tackle the biggest challenges faced by customers in providing “always-on” services, and specifically to continue investing in its product and building out its go-to-market capabilities. As part of the financing, Battery General Partner Neeraj Agrawal and Battery Vice President Paul Drews will join OpsGenie’s board.

Turbonomic Raises $50M in Funding Led by General Atlantic

Monday, January 23, 2017

Turbonomic, delivering autonomic performance for the hybrid cloud, today announced it has secured an additional $50 million in financing led by General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm. General Atlantic joins existing investors Bain Capital Ventures, Highland Capital, Globespan, and Iconiq. Gary Reiner, former Chief Information Officer of General Electric and current Operating Partner of General Atlantic, will join the company’s Board of Directors.

Arxan Technologies Acquires Apperian

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Today is a big day in Apperian history. We are excited to share that Arxan Technologies has completed its acquisition of Apperian. Together, we will establish a new bar for enabling organizations to truly leverage the full potential of apps -mobile, IoT, desktop, and server- and reaching all possible users and devices. By securely deploying any app to any device, we’re able to reach users and devices in a secure way simply not possible with traditional technologies.

Preservica Raises $3.8M in Funding

Monday, December 19, 2016

Preservica is changing the way companies and organizations worldwide safeguard digital information. Having secured £3 million (approximately $3.8 million) in growth funding from Mobeus Equity Partners, the company plans to accelerate the uptake of its digital preservation software which is already in use at over 100 large and small corporate and public sector organizations, including the Associated Press (AP), Yale University, New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), BT, HSBC, Transport for London (TfL), and 16 US State Archives.

Oracle Acquires Dyn

Monday, November 21, 2016

Oracle today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Dyn, the leading cloud-based Internet Performance and DNS provider that monitors, controls, and optimizes Internet applications and cloud services to deliver faster access, reduced page load times, and higher end-user satisfaction.

Applause Raises $35M Series F Round of Funding

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Applause, the in-the-wild digital testing leader, announced it has raised $35 Million in a Series F financing round. The largest new investor in this financing round was Credit Suisse, and the round also included an investment by strategic partner, Accenture. The funding will increase the company’s investment in its strategy as the go-to source for improving customers’ digital experiences. This round brings Applause’s total funding-to-date to more than $115 Million.

Cloud Technology Partners Closes Series C Funding Round

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Cloud Technology Partners (CTP), the premier cloud services and software company for enterprises moving to cloud, today announced that it successfully closed its Series C funding round. Existing investors Rackspace (NYSE: RAX), State Street Bank (NYSE: STT) and Pritzker Group Venture Capital participated in the financing. Scott Crenshaw, Senior Vice President Strategy and Product at Rackspace and Antoine Shagoury, Executive Vice President and CIO at State Street Bank, have joined the Cloud Technology Partners Board of Directors.