RightScale Acquired by Flexera, a Leader in Technology Asset Management

I’m excited to share that RightScale has been acquired by Flexera. We are thrilled to join the Flexera family to extend the company’s leading software and hardware management and optimization capabilities to the cloud. This combination of two leaders will enable us to accelerate investments in the RightScale solutions you use. In addition, Flexera solutions for software license optimization, vulnerabilities, and patch management offer additional capabilities that can help you save money and reduce risk across cloud, SaaS, and on-premises environments. 

RightScale + Flexera = Best-in-Class IT Asset Optimization

RightScale and Flexera each help customers optimize and manage technology assets while minimizing risk in rapidly evolving environments. Flexera’s industry-leading solutions are the preferred choice for optimizing your software, hardware, and SaaS assets. RightScale provides the gold standard in multi-cloud management and cost optimization solutions. With RightScale and Flexera combined, you can get the best of all technology asset management worlds with a single solution provider.

We are proud that RightScale was recognized as a leader in The Forrester Wave™ Hybrid Cloud Management, Q2 2018 report and The Forrester Wave™ Cloud Cost Monitoring and Optimization, Q2 2018 report. Flexera has been named a leader in Gartner’s first-ever Magic Quadrant for Software Asset Management Tools report and also scored highest overall among all SAM suppliers in Gartner’s Critical Capabilities for Software Asset Management tools report. Flexera’s customers are loyal and rate the company highly as shown in Gartner’s Peer Insights product reviews.

Looking Forward

In today’s IT environment, a strong technology asset management strategy is not a nice-to-have — it’s required. Enterprises spend approximately 60 percent of their IT budgets on software, hardware, SaaS, and cloud technology. With the RightScale solutions under the Flexera product umbrella, you’ll have the most comprehensive set of tools to help you manage your IT spend. 

Flexera is a highly profitable, privately held company with customers and employees around the globe with a strong commitment to the cloud management and cost optimization markets. We are all excited about the opportunity to continue to deliver on RightScale’s cloud roadmap and to become part of a larger combined vision to help organizations optimize and manage all of the technologies they use.

You will continue to be supported by the same RightScale resources in account management, support, professional services, cost optimization services, and engineering. Over the coming days and weeks, we look forward to talking with you further about how the combination of RightScale and Flexera can help your organization succeed both in cloud and in your overall use of technology.