Micro Focus is headquartered in Newbury, United Kingdom. With more than 5,800 employees in R&D, the new combined company helps solve the most complex technology problems for customers through the delivery of world-class, enterprise-scale solutions in key areas including DevOps, Hybrid IT, Security and Risk Management, and Predictive Analytics.Micro Focus at a glance
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HP goes public
HP becomes a publicly traded company.
HP acquires F.L. Moseley Co.
This company is in the printing business.
HP’s first joint venture in Tokyo
HP partners with Sony and Yokogawa Electrics in Japan.
Brian Reynolds opens Micro Focus
Paul O’Grady and Stewart Lang join him later that year.
Novell is founded
Dennis Fairclough, George Canova, Darin Field, and Jack Davis are co-founders.
Serena is created
Doug Troxel has 25 employees within 8 years.
Borland is founded
Philippe Kahn's Borland Software quickly becomes a world leader in PC compilers and development tools.
Attachmate is founded
Frank W. and Julia Pritt focus on IBM emulation software.
Micro Focus listed on London Stock Exchange
The company gains a global presence.
TOWERS Software founded
A pioneer of electronic records management software, TOWER developed TRIM and influenced the ISO 15489 standard.
Mercury Interactive is founded
Amnon Landan and Arye Finegold's software company is set to quickly become the world leader in software quality.
SUSE is founded
SUSE is the first provider of Enterprise LINUX distribution.
NetIQ is founded
The company focuses on performance monitoring software.
Micro Focus acquires Intersolv
The company expands into ITIL-based IT services management software.
Micro Focus returns to public trading
The company is re-listed on the London Stock Exchange.
HP acquires Peregrine Systems
The company expands into ITIL-based IT service management software.
HP acquires Mercury Interactive
The company’s software portfolio continues to grow.
Micro Focus acquires HAL Knowledge Systems and more
The acquisition heralds continuing acquisitions.
HP acquires Opsware and SPI Dynamics
These acquisitions set an early course for leadership in IT Operations, Cloud Computing and Application Security.
HP acquires TOWER Software
Company Expands its Information Management protfolio.
Micro Focus acquires Borland
Acquisitions at this time also include Compuware's software testing business and NetManage.
Authasas is created
The company focuses on authentication solutions.
HP acquires ArcSight and Fortify
Further investments in security position HP as an emerging market leader in E2E security software.
HP acquires Vertica and Autonomy
The value of data and analytics is recognized and quickly added as a strategic asset set to benefit the larger portfolio.
Novell is acquired by Attachmate Group
The merger was complete by April of 2011.
Micro Focus acquires Attachmate Group
The company now includes Attachmate, Novell, NetIQ, and SUSE.
HP acquires Voltage
The company offers data security for enterprise, cloud, and mobile.
Micro Focus acquires Authasas
The company profile grows to include enterprise authentication solutions.
HP splits into HPE and HPI
The company sets out in a new direction to separate focus between consumer and enterprise products.
Micro Focus acquires Serena
The company focuses on application development for business.
Micro Focus acquires GWAVA
The company focuses on secure archiving and messaging for enterprise.
Micro Focus agrees to a spin merge with HPE software
The companies complement each others’ software portfolios.
HPE Software merges with Micro Focus
One of the largest pure-play software companies is created.