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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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

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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.

Ten of Southern California's Top Software Companies

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Cireson Acquires Skylon Software

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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

AuditBoard Find $40M For Risk, Compliance Software

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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.

MSC Software Buys Simufact

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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.

MindBody Software IPO reaches $500mm

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MSC Software In Play

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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

Truepic Finds $8M For Photo Verification Software

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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

Enterprise Software Is Back: SoCal Sees Surge In Software Deals

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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?

Semtech Rolls Out New Production Software

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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

Lieberman Software Acquired By Bomgar

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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

Quest Software Launches New Microsoft Migration Tool

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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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Clearlake Capital Buys Perforce Software

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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

SecurityFirst Launches New Security Software

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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>>.

Esri Launches Indoor Mapping Software, ArcGIS Indoors

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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.

Pipeliner Debuts Cloud Version Of Its CRM Software

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Los Angeles-based Pipeliner CRM , which develops customer relationship management (CRM) software tools, said on Wednesday that it has rolled out a cloud-only version of its software. The company is now offering up three versions of the online, cloud software--Starter, Business, and Enterprise--all via a subscription. pipeliner customer relationship management software

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Octi Finds $7.5M For Augmented Reality Software

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Los Angeles-based startup Octi , which is developing augmented reality software, has raised $7.5M capital venture recognition vision intelligence artificial software reality augmented octiin a seed funding, the company disclosed recenly. The funding came from Shasta Ventures, I2BF Ventures, Bold Capital Partners, Day One Ventures, Human Ventures, Live Nation and AB InBev, along with angels.

BlackLine Software Prices IPO

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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

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FloQast Enhances Close Management Software

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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.

Clearlake Capital Sells Calero Software

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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.

Seismic Acquires Savo Group, Rival in Sales Enablement Software

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In the eight years since it was founded, Seismic has become a leader in the market for Web-based software used by corporations and other big customers to manage the online marketing materials created to support sales reps in the field.

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Guidance Software Acquired By OpenText For $240M

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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

MSC Software Acquired For $834M

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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

Bluebeam Software Acquired For $100M

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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

Smith Micro To Resell Digital Art Software

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Aliso Viejo-based Smith Micro Software said this morning that it has inked a deal to resell a line of digital art software from Escape Motions, s.r.o. smith micro digital software escape motions resellerAcording to Smith Micro, it will resell the Rebelle 3, Flame Painter, Amberlight, and Inspirit titles developed by Escape Motions. Financial details of the deal were not announced. READ MORE>>.

GoGuardian Targets Suicide In Elementary Schools With New Software

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Los Angeles-based GoGuardian , a developer of educaitonal software, says it is targeting the problem of suicide and self-harm in K-12 schools, with a new product called Beacon. According to GoGuardian, the new software assesses the content students are creating and interacting with online via web searches, social media, chat, forums, email and online collaboration tools. Pricing on the new software was not announced.

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BlockFraud Finds $5M For Anti-Fraud Software

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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

SOA Software Becomes Akana

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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

Kareo Rolls Out Updated Software

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Irvine-based medical practice management software developer Kareo , led by Dan Rodrigues, said Tuesday that it has launched the next generation of its cloud-based software for outsourced billing. kareo medical office software billing cloud update The company said its Kareo Medical Billing now supports both web and mobile applications, adds customized reports, includes secure messaging, and many other features. Pricing on the new product was not announced.

Quest Software Enhances Storage Software

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Aliso Viejo-based Quest Software announced this morning that it has enhanced its Quest ChangeAuditor, its auditing software for network attached storage (NAS). Quest said that it has added new support for EMC Celerra and NetApp filers to the software. The software collects information about changes and access to data on those file servers, for security and compliance purposes. quest software storage auditing change audit