M&A

twistlock

One Chapter Ends, Another Begins

Today, Twistlock officially becomes part of Palo Alto Networks. This is the end of an amazing chapter in many of our lives, one that would never have been possible without the support and trust of you, our customers. From the very beginning, we knew we wanted to not just build a better enterprise security product but to be a better, genuine partner to our customers.

smartbear

SmartBear + Cucumber: Bringing Together the Value of BDD and Test Automation

Today we’re thrilled to announce that SmartBear has acquired Cucumber Ltd, the most widely adopted leader in the behavior-driven development (BDD) community and creator of the open source test automation framework “Cucumber.” Nearly a million developers and testers around the globe use the Cucumber open source tooling to enhance their agile development practices using BDD.

looker

Looker to Join Google Cloud

In tech, most progress is incremental. But occasionally an existing market is up-ended and an entirely new approach causes a complete transformation of how humans can solve a problem. Looker and Google Cloud are at the heart of such a sea change in data analytics. This is why I’m incredibly proud to announce some big news today, Looker has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Google. Pending customary closing conditions, Looker will join Google Cloud.

elastic

Welcome Endgame: Bringing Endpoint Security to the Elastic Stack

We are excited to announce that we have entered into an acquisition agreement to join forces with Endgame, Inc. an endpoint security company. We believe that by joining forces, we can bring to market a holistic security product that combines endpoint and SIEM, and is delivered using our unique go-to-market model.

stackrox

What the Palo Alto-Twistlock Acquisition Means for Container Security Market

Today news broke that Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) is buying container security startup Twistlock for $450-500 million. The acquisition provides great validation of the container security market and broader cloud-native security market. Twistlock is Palo Alto’s third security acquisition since Nikesh Arora took over as CEO and reflects the growing importance of the broader cloud security market.

puresec

An open letter to PureSec’s clients, partners, and friends

I am excited to update that Palo Alto Networks today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire PureSec, extending their cloud security platform with the best-of-breed serverless security solution. Avi Shulman, Ory Segal and I founded PureSec under the premise that the evolution of cloud computing into serverless architectures dictates a complete rethinking of application security.

qlik

How Attunity Brings Qlik’s Enterprise Data Integration Platform to Life

It’s a big day here at Qlik – we officially welcome Attunity into the fold after the formal close of our acquisition. Over the past year we’ve been executing on a vision of what customers truly need from their analytics partner – an enterprise-level data management strategy that fuels enterprise-wide analytics.

atlassian

Atlassian acquires AgileCraft to scale agile to the enterprise

We’ve heard from our enterprise customers that these problems are really hard to tackle – and they need our help along the way. That’s why we’re excited to share we’ve entered into an agreement to acquire AgileCraft, a leader in enabling scaled agile transformations. Many Atlassian customers, including AT&T, Anthem, NCR, TIAA, and Duke Energy trust AgileCraft to scale their teams’ agile practices.

outlyer

Outlyer Acquired by Bitrise!

Five & a half years is a long time in the monitoring space. When we started, Nagios dominated the market, Containers and Kubernetes were on the horizon but not really adopted anywhere, as were microservices. Since then the entire industry has changed, and all those new technologies and the new architectures they enable have been adopted broadly across any company that takes digital services seriously for the future of their business.