Infoblox is the third IT company to either file for or launch an IPO in the last few weeks, along with Zynga and Jive.
a maker of Domain Name System servers and data center optimization software,
announced Jan. 6 that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities
and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its common
company requested to sell the maximum amount ($125 million) of stock. The
number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not
yet been determined.
is the third IT company to either file for or launch an IPO in the last few
weeks. Online game developer and Facebook partner Zynga and social networking
monitor Jive both launched IPOs in December. Facebook itself is expected to go
public this spring; Twitter is rumored to follow.
Clara, Calif.-based Infoblox makes appliances and software that provide
automated control for networks and data centers in order to improve IT
performance. The company made news in May 2010 when
it acquired Netcordia
, a provider of network change and configuration
founded in 1999, has been profitable in only one year since then-2010, when it
reported $132.8 million in revenue. The company said in its SEC filing that it
has more than 5,000 customers. These include the Federal Aviation
Administration, Adobe Systems, Best Buy, Boeing, Johnson & Johnson and
Stanley & Co. and Goldman, Sachs & Co. will act as lead joint
book-running managers for the offering, and UBS Securities will act as a joint
book-running manager, Infoblox said. Pacific Crest Securities, JMP Securities
and Morgan Keegan & Co. will serve as co-managers for the offering.
offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the final
prospectus related to the offering, when available, may be obtained from Morgan
Stanley & Co. via telephone: (866) 718-1649, or email