With support for iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, Android and Windows Mobile devices, Aeorprise’s solution helps enterprises and governments provide rapid access to IT service management functionality on the go… → Read More
Valens Semiconductor, a provider of semiconductor products for the distribution of high-definition multimedia content and the inventor of the HDBaseT technology, this morning announced that it has raised $14 million in a Series B round of financing.
The capital injection comes from Taiwan-based Pegatron and Japan-based Mitsui & Co. Global Investment, new VC investors Amiti Ventures and Aviv… → Read More
Citrix today announced two investments. The company is backing Graymatics, a stealth startup that is building a cloud platform for content-based analysis of video and other digital media, and Gizmox, the developer of the Visual WebGui web, cloud and mobile delivery platform.
The Graymatics investment marks the fourth funding commitment for the Citrix Startup Accelerator, the company’s Silicon… → Read More
ANSYS, which offers simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, has agreed to acquire Apache Design Solutions, a simulation software provider for low power solutions in the electronics industry. The purchase price is approximately $310 million in cash. The price includes an estimated $29 million in cash on Apache’s balance sheet. ANSYS intends to fund… → Read More
Oracle this morning announced that it has agreed to buy Pillar Data Systems, a privately-held provider of SAN Block I/O storage systems based in San Jose, California, which is said to serve nearly 600 customers across 24 countries. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
An interesting purchase, particularly since Pillar Data Systems is majority-owned by Oracle founder and CEO … → Read More
SiliconBlue Technologies, which offers custom solutions for handset applications, including IP, design services as well as low-power, single-chip, CMOS SRAM mobileFPGA devices, has raised $18 million in Series D financing.
ThingWorx, which provides a platform for the development of apps connecting people, systems and the physical world, this morning announced that it has acquired privately held, Rochester, NY-based Palantiri Systems, maker of the AlwaysOn software platform.
The combination of both companies, ThingWorx posits, will result in a single company that it says will “represent the catalyst for the next… → Read More
TriGeo, founded in 2001, offers solutions to IT organizations for the collection of of data from virtually any device on their network and the ability to correlate that data in real-time, enhancing security and… → Read More
ScaleXtreme, a vendor of cloud-based systems management products, this morning announced it has landed $11 million in Series B funding in a round led by Ignition Partners with participation from previous backer Accel Partners.
Citrix this morning announced an investment in mobile technology company Core Mobile Networks, marking the third funding commitment for the company’s Startup Accelerator, its Silicon Valley-based seed investment initiative which debuted in December 2010.
Core Mobile Networks correlates information from enterprise IT systems with content in the cloud, and delivers it to mobile devices such as… → Read More
Tintri, which market storage solutions purpose-built for virtual machines (VMs), has raised $18 million in Series C funding. The extra capital comes from existing backers NEA and Lightspeed Venture Partners and comes roughly 3 months after Tintri raised $17 million in Series A + B funding.
Cotendo, which specializes in cloud-based acceleration technologies, this morning announced that it has raised $17 million in funding from strategic partners Citrix and Juniper Networks (through its Junos Innovation Fund) and previous backers Sequoia, Benchmark and Tenaya Capital.
The company says the proceeds will be used to support its growth (particularly in Asia-Pacific and Latin America) and… → Read More
Time Warner Cable this morning announced that it will acquire cable systems serving approximately 70,000 basic video subscribers, 42,000 HSD subscribers, and 26,000 phone subscribers in Kentucky and Tennessee from NewWave Communications for $260 million in cash.
NewWave had been buying up many of these cable systems, some property acquisitions dating back to 2003. The company says it will now… → Read More
According to this SEC filing, Pure Storage has raised another $28 million in venture capital, adding to the $25 million it has raised over the past few years. And the company’s solution is still in private beta testing.
Rally Software, a specialist in Agile application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions, this morning announced that it has raised $20 million in funding led by Meritech Capital Partners (an investor in companies like Facebook, NetSuite and Salesforce.com).
Aquantia, a developer of 10Gigabit Ethernet connectivity solutions for cloud computing and data center deployments, announced this morning that it has raised $21 million in Series E funding to meet demand for its 40nm 10GBASE-T PHY solution.
All existing investors participated in this round, including New Enterprise Associates, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Greylock Partners, Pinnacle Ventures… → Read More
The capital will also be used to fund future acquisitions, network build-out and for ‘general corporate purposes’ (new coffee machines ftw!). → Read More
IDENTEC Group, a global RFID solutions provider, announced today that it has completed a $7.5 million equity capital round with private investors. IDENTEC says it serves more than 2,000 customers in 16 industries.
The company currently holds 100% or significant ownership in nine RFID solutions businesses and boasts sales and marketing operations in the US, including four US-based RFID companies. → Read More
Global Telecom & Technology (GTT), a global carrier and network integrator, has acquired privately-held UK company PacketExchange in an effort to scale its business internationally. GTT will pay up to $20 million in cash and assumed debt to buy PacketExchange, which serves approximately 500 customers (carriers, ISPs, etc.).
PacketExchange is said to generate over $20 million in annualized… → Read More
Software AG, a provider of business process management solutions with revenues of €1.1 billion in 2010, has acquired Terracotta, which develops and markets software for application scalability, availability and performance.
San Francisco-based SQLstream, which provides a standards-based stream computing platform that enables its clients to harness and monetize their real-time service and sensor data, has raised $6 million from Fontinalis Partners.
Financial terms of the acquisition, which is expected to be completed later this year, were not disclosed. → Read More
Cambridge, UK-based infrastructure software company Autonomy this morning announced that it is acquiring a number of assets of Iron Mountain‘s digital division – including the latter’s archiving, e-discovery and online backup business units – for $380 million in cash.
Dr. Mike Lynch, CEO of Autonomy, said in a statement that they’ve been wanting to close such a deal for a while now. → Read More
Incubated within big data company Greenplum (acquired by EMC in 2010) and following 15 months of product development, Silicon Valley-based Alpine Data Labs launches its solution for “Big Data Predictive Insight” in the United States today.
NASDAQ-listed Limelight Networks this morning announced the acquisition of AcceloWeb, a Tel Aviv-based provider of technology that helps speed the presentation of websites and applications. We wrote about the company back in July 2009 when it was still called FasterWeb.
Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but we’ve learned that the transaction was completed with a combination of… → Read More