With the purchase, Flexera has acquired the fourth company focused on cloud optimization. Flexera was primarily a software optimization platform, but now covers the entire IT stack.
Terms of the RISC Networks deal weren't disclosed.
In addition to RISC Networks, Flexera has acquired RightScale, MetaSaaS and BrainWare Group. RISC Networks was named a Gartner Cool Vendor in 2015 for its application profiling tools and analyzing the moving parts in cloud migrations. RISC Networks' software maps application dependencies, resource requirements and performance characteristics and gives Flexera a platform to use across its product portfolio.