Quest Software Buys Surgient

Aliso Viejo-based enterprise software maker Quest Software announced Thursday afternoon that it has acquired Surgient, a developer of private cloud automation software. Financial terms of the buy wer enot disclosed. Surgient is based in Austin, Texas, and is privately held. Quest said that the buy will give its access to a platform to quickly implement private cloud infrastructure. Quest says that Surgient has more than 60 customers with 160 successful deployments. Surgient was venture backed by Austin Ventures, BlueStream Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Goldman Sachs, MFI Austin, and Sternhill Partners, and raised around $33.0M in capital.