ServiceTitan Acquires JaRay Software


Glendale-based ServiceTitan , which develops software for the residential HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and home services business market, has acquired Kansas-based JaRay Software , the company announced this morning. JaRay Software is a developer of service business management software, and was founded by Paul Farmer Sr. servicetitan jaray software merger acquisition residential hvac services management

Fighting Suicide With Software

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Adolescent suicides – and preventing them –is in the crosshairs of a software firm

Blackline surges 40% in software IPO

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Blackline, a Los Angeles-based accounting software company, debuted in the U.S. markets Friday. After pricing at $17 per share, the stock closed at $23.70.

Software Firm Boosts Market

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Software giant Oracle increases footprint with record Santa Monica office deal

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Yardi Debuts Machine Learning Software


Santa Barbara-based property management software developer Yardi said today that it has launched a new product, which uses machine learning for prescriptive analytics. According to the company, its new Yardi Elevate software is aimed at the multifamily market, and uses marcine learning to help CEOs, COOs, asset managers, and others with marketing, expense and revenue budgeting and forecasting, market valuations, and other recommendations.

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Blue Software Acquired By Esko

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Packaging design software company Esko-Graphics Inc., has bought Blue Software, an artwork management software firm, from Westwood-based Diversis Capital a subsidiary of the Danaher Corp.

Quest Software Buys Metalogix


Aliso Viejo-based Quest Software has acquired Metalogix , a developer of migration tools for Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365. quest software metalogix merger acquisition microsoft msft migration platform office365 sharepointFinancial details of the acquisition were not announced. Metalogix develops tools that are used for the migration, management, and securing of Office 365 and Microsoft SharePoint.

Guidance Software Rolls Out Updated Software


Pasadena-based computer forensics software maker Guidance Software said this morning that it has launched an updated version of its EnCase Endpoint Investigator software. The company said the new software features "off-network" data collection, aimed at helping collect data on mobile devices and endpoints. guidance software forensics computer investigation

Kazuhm Gets Funding For Distributed Computing Software


The company says its software platform currently works both on Windows and Linux operating systems, utilizing used processing power on those systems to minimize use of cloud computing costs. datacenter data intuit distributed desktop software computing capital venture kazuhmSan Diego-based Kazuhm , a startup developing a distributed computing workload platform, has received a funding round from Analytics Ventures, Analytics said this week. Size of the investment was not announced.

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Cireson Acquires Skylon Software


San Diego-based software developer Cireson , a developer of software for the Microsoft Cloud and System Center, said today that it has acquired Skylon Software , a Danish company developing software for Microsoft Configuration Manager. Skylon Software's founder, Flemming Appelon Christiansen, has joined Cireson as part of the acquisition. cireson skylon software merger acquisition microsoft systems manager

ResMed To Add To Software Offerings With $750M MatrixCare Acquisition


Medical device maker ResMed has agreed to acquire Minnesota-based MatrixCare, which makes software for long-term care providers, for $750 million. San Diego’s ResMed (NYSE: ticker[[RMD]]) announced its intention to buy the privately held tech company on Monday.

MSC Software Buys Simufact


Newport Beach-based simulation software developer MSC Software said this morning that it has acquired Simufact Engineering , a developer of simulation software used in welding and forming simulations.

Enterprise Software Is Back: SoCal Sees Surge In Software Deals


If you look at the last few weeks of deals here, you might be surprised: it''s almost been entirely enterprise software. for its cloud-based medical offices software. Why the sudden interest in cloud-based, enterprise software?

MSC Software In Play


Newport Beach-based CAD/CAM software maker MSC Software is reportedly in play, with current private equity owners Elliott Associates and Symphony Technology Group potentially selling the company to CVC Capital Partners, according to a report. MSC Software went private back in 2008. software merger acquisition rumor private equity elliott symphony technology

Lieberman Software Acquired By Bomgar


Los Angeles-based identity management software developer Lieberman Software has been acquired by Atlanta-based Bomgar , Bomgar said on Thursday morning, in a deal aimed at improving Bomgar's portfolio of access and identity management products. Liberman Software was led by founder and CEO Philip Lieberman. Bomgar is a major developer of secure access and credential software, and is privately held. management identity acquisition merger bomgar software lieberman

Truepic Finds $8M For Photo Verification Software


San Diego-based startup Truepic , a developer of software which "notarizes" digital photos for authenticity, has raised $8M in a Series A funding, the company announced on Thursday. truepic photo verification digital manipulation venture capital software images

Edlio Snags Investment for K-12 Education Software Acquisition


Los Angeles-based Edlio , has received a growth capital investment this morning, for its K-12 education and "community engagement" software, and in particular, acquisitions of other companies. investment private equity growth capital venture education software edlioThe funding came from private equity investment provider LLR Partners. Size of the investment was not announced.

AuditBoard Find $40M For Risk, Compliance Software


Los Angeles-based AuditBoard , a developer of risk and compliance software used to help auditors streamline their work, has raised $40M in a funding round, the company disclosed this morning. Los Angeles is becoming quite the hub for accounting software companies; the city already has one big public accounting software developer, BlackLine, and also has FloQast, an accounting software developer venture backed by Insight Venture Partners, Toba Capital, and Polaris Partners.

Catalog Collects $1.5M For AI Software For Visual Artists


Los Angeles-based Catalog , a startup developing artificial intelligence software to help independent visual artists scale their content production efforts, has raised $1.5M The startup--led by Patrick Ip--develops software to automate the creation of custom visual content for brands. catalog software visual artists photo photography artificial intelligence machine learning automation brand branding

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SecurityFirst Launches New Security Software


Rancho Santa Margarita-based SecurityFirst said this morning that it has launched a new, data security software product DataKeep. According to SecurityFirst, its new software is designed to address the growing risks of a network breach through encryption of data. security first software datakeep encryption encrypt cybersecurityPricing on the new product was not announced. SecurityFirst is led by CEO Jim Varner. READ MORE>>.

Clearlake Capital Buys Perforce Software


Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital said this morning that it has acquired Perforce Software , a developer of version control software. Perforce's software is used by software development teams to store and track their source code. clearlake capital perforce merger acquisition private equity software summit source

BlackLine Software Prices IPO


Woodland Hills-based BlackLine Software , the developer of accounting and financial close software, has priced its IPO, saying late Thursday evening that it will sell 8,600,000 shares of its common stock at $17.00 saas software accounting acquisition merger blackline

Semtech Rolls Out New Production Software


Camarillo-based Semtech announced a new software product this morning, which will help users of its analog and mixed signal semiconductors with configuring a line of its video transmitters and receivers. According to Semtech, its new BlueRiver Production Assistant Software is a graphical interface tool that cna be used for mass production and configuration of Blueriver-based AV transmitters and receivers. ethernet wireless blueriver software semtech

Quest Software Launches New Microsoft Migration Tool


Aliso Viejo-based Quest Software has rolled out a new software package today, saying this morning that it has rolled out a new migration tool aimed at Microsoft Office 365. Quest said the software will be available on a "flexible" pricing plan, but did not announce any details on that pricing. The company said the software is specifically aimed at helping companies working through mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures with managing their Microsoft Office 365 accounts.

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Bluebeam Software Acquired For $100M


Pasadena-based software developer Bluebeam Software has been acquired by German software company Nemetschek AG , the two said late Friday. According to the two, Nemetschek will pay $100M for BlueBeam, which is a developer of PDF software used for architecture, engineering, and construction. Bluebeam Software was led by Richard Lee. architecture document international nemetschek acquisition merger software bluebeam

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FloQast Enhances Close Management Software


Los Angeles-based FloQast , which develops close management software for accountants, said today that it has launched a new feature for its offering. floqast close management software accounting visualization toolsThe company said it has added new visualization tools to its tool, which help controllers understand the pace of closing versus deadlines, giving them the ability to know whether the close is on track or if adjustments are needed to close on time.

SOA Software Becomes Akana


Los Angeles-based SOA Software said this morning that it has renamed the company to Akana , as it has broadened its software base. According the company, which is led by Paul Gigg, the name change comes as the company has expanded beyond its roots in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Web Services, and now addresses API management, cloud integration, DevOps, and other enterprise software areas. devops rename cloud enterprise software akana

MSC Software Acquired For $834M


Newport Beach-based CAD/CAM software developer MSC Software is being acquired by Stockholm, Switzerland-based Hexagon AB , in a deal worth $834M, Hexagon announced this morning. MSC Software develops computer-aided engineering (CAE) software, including simulation software for virtual product and manufacturing process development. software merger acquisition rumor private equity elliott symphony technology hexagon metrology switzerland

Clearlake Capital Sells Calero Software


Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital announced today that it has sold off one of its portfolio firms, Calero Software , to private equity investor Riverside Partners. clearlake capital calero software merger acquisition private equityFinancial terms of the sale were not announced. Clearlake created Calero in 2013, when it rolled up three companies--Veramark Technologies, PINNACLE, and Movero--into a single entity.

Guidance Software Acquired By OpenText For $240M


Pasadena-based forensics software maker Guidance Software has agreed to be acquired by OpenText , in a deal worth approximately $240M, Guidance said this morning. Guidance, which is best known for developing the EnCase forensic security software, said OpenText will pay $7.10 guidance software forensics merger acquisition opentext encase

Esri Launches Indoor Mapping Software, ArcGIS Indoors


Redlands-based Esri , which develops geographical information systems (GIS) software, is expanding the reach of its flagship product, ArcGIS, into indoor mapping. Pricing on the new software was not announced. According to Esri, its new software will help employees, customers, travelers, and visitors by allowing them to see and share where assets, rooms, departure gates, and offices are located.

BlockFraud Finds $5M For Anti-Fraud Software


Santa Monica-based BlockFraud , a developer of machine learning and artificial intelligence software used for detecting mobile fraud, has reportedly raised $5M in a Series A funding, the company disclosed on Wednesday. blockfraud antifraud software artificial intelligence machine learning venture capital