Flexera

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Flexera
TypeTechnology company
Founded1988; 33 years ago (1988)
Headquarters,
Websitewww.flexera.com Edit this at Wikidata

Flexera is an American computer software company based in Itasca, Illinois.

History[edit]

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 26, 2018, Flexera acquired RightScale for an undisclosed amount.[5]

On June 5, 2019, Flexera acquired Asheville, NC based RISC Networks for an undisclosed amount.[6]

On February 5, 2020, Flexera acquired software usage analytics Company Revulytics.[7][8] 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).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thoma Bravo Completes Acquisition of Macrovision's Software Business Unit
  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. Retrieved 1 June 2020.
  5. ^ MSV, Janakiram. "Flexera Acquires RightScale - The Multi-Cloud Management Platform Company". Forbes. Retrieved 2018-11-25.
  6. ^ Dignan, Larry. "Flexera buys RISC Networks to bolster cloud migration efforts". ZDnet. Retrieved 2019-06-07.
  7. ^ jirehl. "Flexera Expands Into Critical Software Usage Analytics Space | The Software Report". Retrieved 2020-02-28.
  8. ^ "Flexera acquires software usage analytics startup Revulytics". Tech News | Startups News. 2020-02-05. Retrieved 2020-02-28.

External links[edit]

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