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Citrix Acquisition – NetScaler 2005

Citrix acquired NetScaler in June 2005. For $300 million dollars, Citrix bought the company that specializes in improving the performance of applications across remote networks. The NetScaler acquisition filled a gap related to guaranteeing decent throughput between the users and

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Citrix Acquistion – Net6

Net6 was a company based out of San Jose, California that Citrix acquired in November 2004. I was part of the due diligence team that was sent to analyse the company from a technical point of view. This is a

Posted in Acquisition, Citrix History

Sequoia acquisition

Historically, our worst acquisition was Sequoia Software. It was a lot of money for something that really didn’t pan out. The official number was $184 million but I believe it was a bit higher. Internally we saw this a failure

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