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Company typeTechnology company
Founded1988; 36 years ago (1988)
Websitewww.flexera.com Edit this at Wikidata

Flexera is an American computer software company based in Itasca, Illinois. It is a business-focused organization which works in software asset management and cloud management.


On 1 April 2008, Macrovision sold its software division to the Thoma Bravo investment fund,[1] which became Acresso Software. Macrovision subsequently changed its name to Rovi Corporation.

In October 2009, Acresso Software, Inc. became Flexera Software[2] after a clash with a company of similar name.

Flexera acquired Australian based ManageSoft in 2010.[3] Managesoft was OSA (Open Software Associates), which itself came out of HP's Australian Software Organisation.

On July 19, 2011, Thoma Bravo sold a majority stake in Flexera Software LLC to Teachers' Private Capital, the private investment department of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan. The transaction was finalized on October 3, 2011.[4]

On September 15, 2015, Flexera acquired Denmark based Secunia for an undisclosed amount. [5]

On September 17, 2017, Flexera announced the completion of the acquisition of BDNA. [6]

On September 26, 2018, Flexera acquired RightScale for an undisclosed amount.[7]

On June 5, 2019, Flexera acquired Asheville, NC based RISC Networks for an undisclosed amount.[8]

On February 5, 2020, Flexera acquired software usage analytics Company Revulytics.[9][10] In August 2020, for the third straight year, Flexera has been ranked in the Gartner Magic Quadrant 's Leaders quadrant for Software Asset Management Tools (July 2020).

On May 28, 2020, Flexera launched a new division called Revenera.[11] Revenera is a business-focused organization which works in monetization, software composition analysis, and installation (computer programs) software.

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  1. ^ "Thoma Bravo Completes Acquisition of Macrovision's Software Business Unit". Archived from the original on 2013-06-02. Retrieved 2009-11-09.
  2. ^ Acresso who? Macrovision spinoff changes name, again
  3. ^ Flexera Software Acquires ManageSoft
  4. ^ "Flexera's Owners Pursue Sale for Up to $3 Billion". Bloomberg.com. 6 May 2019. Retrieved 1 June 2020.
  5. ^ ({Cite news|url=https://www.crn.com/news/security/300078133/flexera-acquires-secunia-to-create-one-stop-shop-for-software-licensing-vulnerability-management.htm%7Ctitle=Flexera Acquires Secunia To Create One-Stop Shop For Software Licensing, Vulnerability Management|last=Kuranda|first=Sarah|work=CRN|access-date=2015-09-15|language=en})
  6. ^ "Flexera Completes Acquisition of BDNA". Flexera Blog. 2017-09-19. Retrieved 2023-12-18.
  7. ^ MSV, Janakiram. "Flexera Acquires RightScale - The Multi-Cloud Management Platform Company". Forbes. Retrieved 2018-11-25.
  8. ^ Dignan, Larry. "Flexera buys RISC Networks to bolster cloud migration efforts". ZDnet. Retrieved 2019-06-07.
  9. ^ jirehl (21 February 2020). "Flexera Expands Into Critical Software Usage Analytics Space | The Software Report". Retrieved 2020-02-28.
  10. ^ "Flexera acquires software usage analytics startup Revulytics". Tech News | Startups News. 2020-02-05. Retrieved 2020-02-28.
  11. ^ Desk, AIT News (2020-05-29). "Revenera: Flexera Rebrands Its Division Serving Software and IoT Companies". AiThority. Retrieved 2023-04-10.
  12. ^ "Introducing Revenera: Flexera Rebrands Its Division Serving Software and IoT Companies". www.revenera.com. Retrieved 2023-04-10.

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