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  • 27 February 2019

    Private equity firm Thoma Bravo acquires service automation provider ConnectWise

    ConnectWise, a technology service-provider enabler and service automation platform provider, is being acquired by PE firm Thoma Bravo. The deal announcement comes following a five-year investigation by ConnectWise of several financial options.

  • 28 December 2018

    Beyond the Perimeter: From 'Zero Trust' to 'Unified Access Control'

    As the heir apparent to traditional perimeter-based security architectures, zero-trust networking has the potential to fundamentally change the way security is done in the coming years -- though it won't be easy, and there is a lot of work to be done.

  • 20 December 2018

    Storage Market Map 2018

    Data storage technology continues to evolve. While new players and technologies continue to emerge, the largest players are retaining their focus on all-flash, hyperconverged, object and cloud storage, and data resilience. This report defines the main storage market segments and the position of over 200 vendors in those segments.

  • 12 July 2018

    Netskope looks to stay at the head of the CASB class by acquiring Sift Security

    Cloud access security broker pioneer Netskope has acquired early-stage cloud infrastructure security vendor Sift Security to extend its reach into security for IaaS.

  • 10 July 2018

    Identity management vendor Centrify (finally) falls into the arms of Thoma Bravo

    Identity and access management has been fertile ground for private equity in recent years, and the latest deal in the segment is Thoma Bravo's move to take a majority stake in identity management vendor Centrify to build out an identity platform addressing next-generation access controls.

  • 10 July 2018

    Mimecast buys Ataata as user activity continues to dominate security concerns

    Anti-phishing and security awareness initiatives make their presence felt in the security market once again with Mimecast's acquisition of Ataata. The deal underscores the concern of enterprises for the security consequences of user behavior and their need to strengthen security by enlisting the engagement of personnel.

  • 1 June 2018

    LogRhythm finds an acquisition partner in Thoma Bravo

    Less than two years after considering a possible IPO but instead opting for an additional $50m infusion of funding, LogRhythm has joined Thoma Bravo's security portfolio. The target's hosted CloudAI approach should give Thoma Bravo opportunities to win accounts by meeting compliance mandates for new application initiatives.

  • 12 April 2018

    NGINX enhances its Application Platform for microservices development

    The company has unveiled a new version of its Application Platform, which is an integrated suite of services designed to ease the development of modern, microservices-based applications. There are additional features for the software's controller, data plane and app server components.

  • 14 March 2018

    SaaS data protection - a growing opportunity for backup players and service providers

    One of the benefits of SaaS is that it offers a more hands-off approach, but this can also result in a lack of protection for the data being generated by SaaS applications. Enterprises need to know if SaaS data is being protected by the service provider, and if not, how to best implement their own plans for backup.

  • 27 February 2018

    Ratcheting up bolt-ons

    While PE firms typically have taken several quarters to allow a new asset to settle in before making bolt-on acquisitions, they're abandoning that waiting period as they put a record amount of cash to work in the tech M&A market.