Category Archives: Success Stories


In 24 months, repositioned alternative DNS provider into cloud-delivered security service leader. Acquired by Cisco for $635M in June 2015.


Between 2008 and 2013 MGPR generated over 1,300 press mentions for cyber security software vendor Trusteer. That’s 260 a year or one every 1.4 days. We transformed Trusteer from an unknown security vendor into one of the most quoted and visible companies in the industry. Trusteer was acquired by IBM for nearly $1B in August… Continue Reading →


From 2007 to 2012, helped grow private cloud managed services provider from Exchange-focused vendor to full-fledged UCaaS provider (Exchange, SharePoint and Lync). Azaleos was named 28th fastest growing North American company in Deloitte’s 2011 Technology Fast 500. The company was acquired by Avanade in December 2012.


Established company as leader in emerging web application firewall market and helped originate the database activity monitoring category. Today Imperva is the leader in both market segments. The company raised $90M in a NASDAQ IPO in November 2011.


Launched vendor of configuration management tools for servers and desktops. Helped grow company to 150+ employees and multi-million dollar revenues. Company acquired by EMC in May 2009.

Mi5 Networks

Repositioned anti-spyware appliance vendor as secure web gateway provider. Established Mi5 as industry leader in 12 months. Company acquired by Symantec less than two years later in March 2009.


In 12 months established SeeChain supply chain performance management system as leading solution for retail, manufacturing, and electronics industries among press and analyst community. SeeChain was acquired by Teradata in December 2006.


In 11 months established Trustgenix as leading provider of federated identity management software. Company acquired by HP in December 2005 to add identity federation to OpenView platform.


In 12 months established Teros as leader in web application firewall market ahead of incumbents Sanctum and Kavado. Teros acquired by Citrix in November 2005.

Securant Technologies

Launched start-up developer of web access management software. In 12 months established company as market leader alongside Netegrity (now CA). Securant acquired by RSA Security for $140M in July 2001.

Maker Communications

Launched first generation developer of network processors in 1997. Maker raised $46 million in May 1999 IPO. Company acquired by Conexant (NASDAQ: CNXT) for $900 Million in March 2000.

Omnia Communications

Launched start-up developer of optical access network switch. In less than one year company was acquired by Ciena Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN) for $429 million in March 1999.

NuView ManageX

Launched and named first event management tool for Windows networks. After just eight months, ManageX was acquired by Hewlett Packard (NYSE: HPQ) in November 1998.