Tag Archives: Vista Equity Partners

Weekly Roundup September 26 – September 30 2016: Another Shutdown Averted as FY 2017 Starts & more

September 26 – September 30 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The 2016 federal fiscal year ends today and so has — for now — fears over another government shutdown as President Barack Obama signed a bill late Thursday to extend funding …

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Vista to Buy Actua’s GovDelivery Business for $153M in Public Sector Market Push; Patrick Severson Comments

Vista Equity Partners has agreed to purchase cloud computing government technology business GovDelivery from Actua (Nasdaq: ACTA) for $153 million in a push to expand the private equity firm’s presence in the public sector market. The companies said Monday they expect the transaction to close in the fourth quarter of 2016 in a deal subject to closing conditions. …

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Forcepoint, Ponemon Institute Survey Points to Insider Threat Growth

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 26, 2016 — A study by the Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Vista Equity Partners joint venture and the Ponemon Institute found 91 percent of information technology operations and security managers in the commercial and federal sector believe incidents involving insider threats will either remain stable or grow, …

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Mitchell Jukanovich Joins Tripwire as Federal Sales VP; Dave Dickison Comments

Mitchell Jukanovich, formerly senior director of intelligence and international sales for Forcepoint,  has joined Tripwire as vice president of federal sales. He will oversee the company’s sales efforts in the public sector as part of his new role, Tripwire said Thursday. Dave Dickison, VP of worldwide sales at Tripwire, said the company …

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Raytheon-Vista JV Forcepoint Appoints Matthew Moynahan as CEO

Forcepoint, a cybersecurity product joint venture of Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Vista Equity Partners, has appointed Matthew Moynahan as CEO effective May 9. Forcepoint said Wednesday Moynahan will bring 20 years of experience in information technology, cloud services and security intelligence, as well as a background in sales and management. Moynahan will succeed …

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Raytheon-Vista JV Rebrands as ‘Forcepoint’

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 15, 2016 — Raytheon | Websense — a Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Vista Equity Partners joint venture — has announced its new name as Forcepoint as it aims to develop its internal network monitoring services, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Forcepoint said Thursday the rebranding combines Raytheon and Websense cyber technology with the recently acquired Stonesoft …

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CRN: Raytheon Cyber JV Inks Deal for McAfee Firewall Businesses

A cybersecurity joint venture majority-owned by Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has agreed to acquire the McAfee Firewall Enterprise and Next-Generation Firewall businesses from Intel’s (Nasdaq: INTC) security arm, CRN reported Tuesday. Raytheon|Websense CEO John McCormack told employees in a memo obtained by CRN the acquisition seeks to expand the venture’s security talent base and Triton security offering’s …

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Raytheon Posts 3Q Profit Decline on Websense Costs, Boosts Full-Year Revenue Guidance

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) — one of 30 companies listed on Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has reported third quarter earnings of $1.47 per share, a 10.9 percent decline from the same period in 2014 and 4 cents above Wall Street expectations. Raytheon held to its full-year earnings outlook of $6.47-to-$6.62 per share and …

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Thomas Kennedy: Raytheon-Websense JV to Offer Cyber Defense Tools for Commercial Sector

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has closed its transaction with Vista Equity Partners to establish a data security firm comprising of Raytheon’s cyber product line and Vista’s security technology business Websense. The Austin, Texas-based venture, led by John McCormack, will operate as Raytheon|Websense and plans to launch a new brand identity once …

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Thomas Kennedy: Raytheon, Websense Eye Cyber Tech Integration Through New JV

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Vista Equity Partners have agreed to integrate Raytheon’s cyber products division and Vista’s portfolio company Websense into a new, single cybersecurity technology firm through a transaction the companies expect to finish in the second quarter of 2015. Raytheon said Monday it will also acquire Websense for …

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