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|Traded as||NASDAQ: LOGM
S&P 400 Component
|Founded||Budapest, Hungary (2003)|
|Headquarters||Boston, Massachusetts, USA|
|William (Bill) Wagner (President & CEO)
Edward Herdiech (CFO)
Sean Ford (CMO)
Matt Kaplan (CPO)
Larry D'Angelo (SVP Sales)
Sandor Palfy (CTO)
Michael Donahue (SVP General Counsel)
Rob Lawerence (SVP Corporate Strategy)
Timothy "TJ" Ewing (VP Global Operations)
|Revenue||$336.1 million (2016)|
Number of employees
|1,006 (end of 2015)|
LogMeIn, Inc. (NASDAQ: LOGM), founded in 2003 and based in Boston, Massachusetts, is a provider of software as a service and cloud-based remote connectivity services for collaboration, IT management and customer engagement. The company's products give users and administrators access to remote computers.
In October 2015, LogMeIn bought the password manager solution LastPass. On July 26, 2016, a press release announced that LogMeIn will merge with the Citrix Online "GoTo" family of collaboration products. The combined company will be headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, and will be led by the current CEO and CFO of LogMeIn.
The company's products are focused on four business areas, including Collaboration services, IT Management services, Customer support services, and Internet of Things services. The products include:
- LogMeIn Pro – subscription-based remote access and administration software
- LogMeIn Central – web application focused on IT management for remotely managing PCs and servers running on Windows or Mac OS X operating systems
- LogMeIn Rescue – remote support (help desk) web application used by large contact centers and help desks for diagnosing and troubleshooting computers, smartphones and tablets
- LogMeIn Hamachi – network virtualization and VPN service
- LogMeIn Backup – remote backup software
- join.me – a freemium meeting and online collaboration software
- RemotelyAnywhere – remote access and administration software
- Xively – Platform-as-a-Service for building and managing Internet of Things devices and related services
- Cubby – a defunct cloud file and sync and share service 
- BoldChat – a premier live chat and click-to-call customer service solution used by thousands of retail, financial services, manufacturing, software, and telecommunications organizations
- Meldium – Team password manager, Cloud Identity & Access Management
LogMeIn remote access products use a proprietary remote desktop protocol that is transmitted via SSL. An SSL certificate is created for each remote desktop and is used to cryptographically secure communications between the remote desktop and the accessing computer.
Users access remote desktops using either the LogMeIn Ignition stand-alone application or a web portal. The web portal requires either an ActiveX plugin for Internet Explorer, or an extension for Firefox (the LogMeIn plug-in for Firefox), or an extension for Safari (the LogMeIn plug-in for Safari), or a plugin for Google Chrome. Failing that it falls back to requiring Java in order to run a Java program, and failing that it falls back to "a screen-shot-based HTML remote control". The web portal also provides status information for the remote computers and, optionally, remote computer management functions.
The company was formerly known as 3am Labs, Inc. before March 2006. As of December 31, 2012, the Company serves over 213 million Internet-enabled devices, like smartphones and tablets. There are five data centers operating in the company, four in the United States and one in Europe.
The company's CEO Michael Simon and CTO Márton Anka collaborated at Uproar, an Internet game site eventually bought by Vivendi Universal at the height of the dot-com bubble. Anka's work for Uproar allegedly laid the foundation for his RemotelyAnywhere application, which later evolved into LogMeIn after 3am Labs incorporated.
LogMeIn, Inc., changed its name from 3am Labs in 2006.
In 2011, the company began a move into cloud services for the Internet of Things by acquiring Pachube, which would later become the Xively service. In May 2014, it added to this initiative by acquiring Ionia Corp., which specializes in integrating connected objects.
LogMeIn acquired Meldium for $15 Million in September 2014.
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