Cisco

Cisco enables people to make powerful connections whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible, providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. The company offers switching products, including fixed-configuration and modular switches, and storage products that provide connectivity to end users, workstations, IP phones, wireless access points, and servers; and next-generation network routing products that interconnect public and private wireline and mobile networks for mobile, data, voice, and video applications. Cisco was founded in 1984 by a small group of computer scientists from Stanford University. Since the company's inception, Cisco engineers have been leaders in the development of Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking technologies. The company is presently headquartered at San Jose, California.
BA

Bob Agee

VP of Business Development

Rebecca Jacoby

CIO and SVP, IT and Cloud and Systems Management Technology Group

Victor Tsao

SVP, Emeritus

458 past transactions

Gemfire

Series C in 2001
Gemfire Corporation combines an entrepreneurial atmosphere with an extensive technology base. Founded in 1995, Gemfire specializes in applying planar semi-conductor-type processing technology to create optical solutions for system integrators, through an innovative new family of high-performance telecom and specialty components. Currently, the company has primary operations in Livingston, Scotland (near Edinburgh), as well as aerospace support operations (and additional telecom manufacturing capabilities) in Fremont, California.

Naiad Lab

Pre Seed Round in 2020
Naiad Lab connects healthcare providers with remote patients using health measurements, artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML), advanced data analytics, and video conferencing to rapidly satisfy patients’ healthcare concerns. MedROAD is cost-efficient platform that uses data-analytics to remotely screen and monitor patients. It empowers clinicians to continue providing quality healthcare while keeping all parties safe and mitigating the spread of illnesses. MedROAD moves beyond the traditional telehealth applications that focus only on two-way communication between doctors and patients. It utilizes medical devices to enable a telemetry driven, meaningful consultation. MedROAD also incorporates AI and advanced data analytics to detect anomalies in data, visualize patient condition, and provide instant alerts.

MuleSoft

Series F in 2014
MuleSoft makes it easy to connect the world’s applications, data, and devices. They provide a software platform that enables organizations to easily build application networks using APIs. APIs are the digital glue that allows applications to talk to each other and exchange data. Their flexible, unified platform connects nearly any application or system by leveraging APIs to quickly and securely share data, regardless of format or source, in application networks. It was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California,.

Kumu Networks, Inc.

Series C in 2016
Kumu Networks is revolutionizing the way wireless systems are built using its innovative full-duplex wireless design. Wireless full-duplex allows a radio to transmit and receive signals at the same time using a single frequency channel. Kumu's patent pending full-duplex technology changes the basic assumptions on which current wireless radios are built, allowing for improved performance and reduced complexity in a variety of wireless devices and affecting all wireless markets.

GridNetworks

Series A in 2007
[GridNetworks](http://www.gridnetworks.com)' GridNetworks powers Internet television; getting Internet video content onto TVs and computers—with no additional hardware, while keeping content owners in control of their brand, content, and revenue model.

Sedona Ltd.

Acquisition in 2021
Sedona Systems has created NetFusion, the first multi-layer application platform, focusing on optimization & control of the optical and IP layers (L0-L3) of network operators. Enabling both optically-aware IP routing and IP-informed optical switching, our applications double effective WAN capacity, boost agility, availability and flexibility – and save up to 80% of core network costs over 5 years. Based on a centralized open-source software tools, NetFusion connects to all major vendors’ equipment through SDN controllers or management systems. It then optimizes key tasks through dynamic, automatic management of both optical and IP resources.

Leaba Semiconductor Ltd.

Acquisition in 2016
Leaba is a fabless semiconductor company operating in stealth mode to provide innovative solutions for significant infrastructure challenges. Leaba is backed by blue-chip investors and led by seasoned entrepreneurs and prominent technology experts. Leaba is assembling one of the best teams of engineering.

Orative Corporation

Acquisition in 2006
Orative Corporation develops mobile software solutions that improve voice communications for business mobile phone users. Its Orative Enterprise Software, a client-server solution, provides users to coordinate conversations, collaborate with colleagues, screen unwanted calls and interruptions, and access personal and corporate phone books. Orative was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in San Jose, California. Orative Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.

ThousandEyes

Acquisition in 2020
ThousandEyes empowers businesses to see, understand and improve connected experiences everywhere. The ThousandEyes cloud platform offers unmatched vantage points throughout the global Internet and provides immediate visibility into experience for every user and application over any network, so companies can deliver superior digital experiences, modernize their enterprise WAN, and successfully migrate to the cloud. ThousandEyes is central to the global operations of the world’s largest and fastest growing brands, including Comcast, eBay, HP, 100+ of the Global 2000, 60+ of the Fortune 500, 5 of the 6 top US banks, and 20 of the 25 top SaaS companies.

Celeno

Series C in 2008
Celeno Communications is a fabless semiconductor company developing components and subsystems for high performance carrier-class WiFi systems and networks. Celeno's breakthrough technology enables a new vision in home wireless networking by delivering high definition entertaiment and multimedia content throughout the home. Celeno's components provide the boost in throughput, coverage, and QoS necessary to deliver multiple HDTV, SDTV, VoIP and Data "triple play" services over the home network. Celeno's core competency is based on smart antenna technology, spatial radio switching combined with adaptive channel coding, dynamic time-space scheduling, and multimedia QoS optimization. The technology targets applications requiring the highest level of system performance (capacity and reach), consistent carrier-class multimedia QoS, and tight security protection.

NeoPath Networks

Series C in 2006
NeoPath Networks, Inc. provides file storage management solutions. It provides File Director, a network appliance that resides in-band between file servers and clients, and provides file storage management capabilities, including namespace virtualization and globalization, safe and non-disruptive file migrations, real-time file characterization and analysis, and policy-based file management; and SMARTtouch, a file storage software solution that allows its clients to balance and utilize existing file storage capacity. The company's products simplify and advance file storage management for networked attached storage and other file servers, and increase storage utilization. It serves financial services, government, hosted services, aerospace, manufacturing, healthcare, and education industries. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California. As of April 3, 2007, NeoPath Networks, Inc. is a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.

Lightwire

Acquisition in 2012
Lightwire’s mission is to deliver efficient integration of optical and electrical solutions which will power the next generation of high speed interconnects using CMOS photonics technology.

newScale

Acquisition in 2011
newScale is the provider of self-service, service catalog, and lifecycle management software for enterprise IT and private / hybrid cloud computing. With more than two million users worldwide, newScale helps IT organizations and service providers offer a self-service storefront for both desktop and data center services – across physical, virtual and cloud environments. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Mateo, California.

Socio Labs Inc.

Acquisition in 2021
Socio Labs Inc. provides a social networking based application that allows users to share and receive contact information, online account information, and other basic profile based information from people through a digital handshake via smartphones. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Wrappup

Acquisition in 2019
Wrappup uses AI to auto-summarize your meetings, declaring war on pens everywhere! The platform uses a combination Speech Analysis, NLP, and Deep Learning models to identify important moments in discussion. Just invite lucy@wrappup.ai to your next call, and she’ll listen for keywords like “follow-up” or “next steps” to generate all the action items for you. Users can train the system with their own set of keyword triggers and vocabulary, making Lucy smarter and smarter as she grows!

V-Bits

Acquisition in 1999
V-Bits is a provider of standards-based digital video processing systems for cable television service providers. The company develops video multiplex/demultiplex products for operators and service providers within the cable, satellite and broadcasting industries. The company's core technologies include real-time rate processing and manipulation of compressed digital video signals. V-Bits offers scalable compression bandwidth management solutions for the cable DBS and broadcast market. The company was founded by Wen H. Chen in 1997 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Securent

Acquisition in 2007
Securent, Inc. offers application entitlement management solution (EMS) that enables organizations to secure sensitive applications and data. Its EMS enables organizations to centrally configure, control, view, and audit fine-grained access policies for enterprise content across various repositories and access channels. The company sells its products to enterprises or government agencies that need to control access to sensitive applications or confidential information, including customer data, employee records, product plans, or financial statements. Securent was founded in 2004 and is based in Mountain View, California. It has additional offices in the United States; and Hyderabad, India. As of November 19, 2007, Securent, Inc. is a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NasdaqNM:CSCO).

Moxtra

Series A in 2013
Moxtra is a platform that powers private digital channels with continuous collaboration experiences. It helps users to retain and grow customers, manage their distributed organization, and lower costs for doing business. Its Customer Collaboration Platform can power the customer portal as a fluid extension of an existing website, web or mobile app, or as a standalone web and mobile app. Founded in 2012, the company is based in Cupertino, California.

Seagull Semiconductor

Acquisition in 2000
Seagull Semiconductor is a developer of silicon technology. It designs and markets system-on-a-chip (SOC) semiconductor products.

Soonr

Series B in 2008
Soonr is a secure cloud service for teams to work together on shared digital content from any device, anywhere in the world. With Soonr Workplace, businesses and teams can store, share, access, search, edit and sync files across platforms with support for more than 800 mobile devices including Android, Blackberry, iPhone and iPad. Soonr incorporates patented rendering technology and was designed with teams, remote access and security in mind.

Phunware Inc.

Series E in 2014
Phunware is a multiscreen as a service integrated enterprise software platform for mobile. Its platform provides companies the products, solutions, and data and services necessary to engage, manage, and monetize its mobile application audiences.

VCE

Seed Round in 2009
VCE is an EMC Federation Company with investments from Cisco and VMware. VCE, through Vblock:tm: Systems, provides an optimized information technology system that accelerates the adoption of converged infrastructure and cloud-based computing models that dramatically reduce the cost of IT while improving time to market for customers. VCE products enable IT organizations to: Standardize processes and applications Improve utilization and lower operational costs Accelerate technology adoption and innovation Maximize adaptability and investment protection Vblock Systems are available through an extensive partner network. They support horizontal applications, vertical industry offerings, and application development environments, allowing customers to focus on business innovation instead of integrating, validating, and managing IT infrastructure.

Moxtra

Series A in 2013
Moxtra is a platform that powers private digital channels with continuous collaboration experiences. It helps users to retain and grow customers, manage their distributed organization, and lower costs for doing business. Its Customer Collaboration Platform can power the customer portal as a fluid extension of an existing website, web or mobile app, or as a standalone web and mobile app. Founded in 2012, the company is based in Cupertino, California.

NetSolve

Acquisition in 2004
NetSolve provides information technology infrastructure management services worldwide. Its services include network configuration, design and installation, and implementation coordination services, as well as remote management of channel service units, data service units, routers, switches, firewalls, network intrusion detection devices, host based intrusion detection software, voice over Internet protocol devices, servers, and software infrastructure applications. The company's services are used to outsource information technology infrastructure-specific activities, as well as operate its customers' information technology infrastructure, including monitoring, fault diagnosis, fault resolution, and performance management and reporting. It also resells onsite maintenance services and customer premise equipment. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Loggly

Series B in 2013
Loggly, Inc. develops a cloud based application intelligence solutions for app developers. The company offers log management, troubleshooting, root cause analysis, systems monitoring and alerting solutions, application debugging, deployment monitoring, application analytics solutions, and APIs for developers. Loggly, Inc. was incorporated in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. As of January 8, 2018, Loggly, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of SolarWinds Worldwide, LLC.

Redington

Private Equity Round in 2008
Redington provides distribution and supply chain solutions for information technology and consumer products. Redington distributes products of over 100 brands and derives it’s revenues from India as well as from international markets including the Middle East, Turkey and Africa.

WebLine Communications

Acquisition in 1999
WebLine Communications provides simultaneous Web-based information and real-time personal interaction by allowing customers to contact corporate call centers via their computer while browsing a site or Intranet. Webline became part of Cisco's Applications Technology. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Burlington, Massacheusetts.

PipeLinks

Acquisition in 1998
PipeLinks develops high-bandwidth, remote access equipment for networking systems. The company is based in San Jose, California.

Altiga Networks

Acquisition in 2000
Altiga Networks develops a new generation of high performance, highly scaleable, cost-efficient Internet connectivity products that utilize industry standard protocols. Altiga Networks was founded in 1998 and is based in Franklin, Massachusetts.

Ensoft Ltd.

Acquisition in 2018
Ensoft Ltd. provides software solutions for service provider networks. Ensoft delivers software solutions for high-end computer networking and telecommunications systems. It works intimately with major US product vendors on industry-leading platforms for core/edge routing, Carrier Ethernet, broadband, mobile, and video

Parallels

Funding Round in 2013
Parallels develops cross-platform virtualization and automation solutions which allow users to access applications, files, and computers in one place on any device or operating system. It offers businesses and individuals with solutions built for Mac, Windows, iOS, AndroidTM, and the cloud. The company’s products include Parallels Desktop for Mac, Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition, Parallels 2X Remote Application Server (2X RAS), Parallels Access, Parallels Transporter, and Parallels Mac Management for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). Parallels was founded in 2000 and is based in Renton, Washington.

Luxxon Corporation

Series B in 2000
Luxxon Corporation is the first company to offer adaptive solutions that overcome the challenges of delivering rich media over wireless networks. Luxxon provides both infrastructure solutions for wireless operators and IC solutions to enable rich media for handset and PDA manufacturers.

LineSider Technologies

Acquisition in 2010
LineSider Technologies is leading the evolution of communications networks to meet the requirements of cloud computing. With next-generation network services virtualization, the Company helps service providers and enterprise organizations, transform their networks into dynamic and fluid infrastructures that can respond rapidly to changes in dynamic cloud computing environments.

Luxtera

Acquisition in 2018
Luxtera, Inc., designs and builds front panel and embedded optical modules based on its silicon photonics technology for data centers and mobile infrastructure. Its products include faceplate pluggable optical transceivers and embedded optical transceiver. Luxtera, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is based in Carlsbad, California. As of February 6, 2019, Luxtera, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.

Kyligence Inc.

Series A in 2017
Kyligence Inc. is a data intelligence company that offers big data analytics products powered by Apache Kylin, an open source OLAP engine built for interactive analytics of petabyte-scale data on Hadoop. Founded in 2016 by creators of Apache Kylin, Kyligence focuses on Big Data technologies and innovation, offering next-generation data warehouse and business intelligence solution on top of Hadoop from on-premises to the cloud.

Springpath

Acquisition in 2017
Springpath launches the industry’s first software-defined data platform that addresses virtualized, compute as well as emerging container environments. Based on the patent-pending Hardware Agnostic Log-structure Objects (HALO) architecture, the Springpath Data Platform is built from the ground up to deliver elastic scaling, simple autonomous management, and a complete enterprise-grade feature set, while running on standard servers—empowering enterprises of all sizes to achieve an Independent IT Infrastructure. Data centers benefit from silo-free environments and enable businesses to stay agile and meet market demands.

Cmpute.io

Acquisition in 2017
Cmpute.io is a service that fully automates AWS provisioning (including Spot Instances) for enterprise data processing resulting in significant cost (up to 90%) & time savings. Batchly is secure as it runs within your AWS account and is simple to integrate into your enterprise workflow (with pre-built processing libraries).

Tellium

Venture Round in 2000
Tellium delivers high-speed, high-capacity, intelligent optical solutions that empower service providers around the world to create, run, control, simplify and optimize their networks. First in the world to provide in-service, intelligent optical switches, Tellium's Aurora Optical Switch™ family and the StarNet Software Suite™ together offer service providers a simple and cost-effective migration path to next-generation public networks.

Oversi Networks

Series C in 2010
Oversi is an Israeli OTT (over-the-top) caching and content delivery company. Oversi offers a multi-service platform for accelerating delivery of OTT content, including Internet video, P2P (peer-to-peer) and other media applications. Oversi's video cache and P2P cache solutions enable service providers to cope with the huge traffic load on their networks while improving subscribers' QoE (quality of experience). By assuring QoE, Oversi's solutions open up new monetization opportunities and facilitate the delivery of tiered services, increasing ARPU (average revenue per user). Oversi systems are deployed in service provider sites around the world. The Company has offices and representatives in EMEA, the US, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. For more information, please visit their web site, www.oversi.com.

Lightwire

Venture Round in 2011
Lightwire’s mission is to deliver efficient integration of optical and electrical solutions which will power the next generation of high speed interconnects using CMOS photonics technology.

Meetinghouse Data Communications

Acquisition in 2006
Meetinghouse Data Communications develops network security and authentication products. The company offers network authentication software for wired and wireless local-area networks, including AEGIS, a security solution that provides user authentication for wireless local area networks; EAP-TTLS protocol, which addresses security risks of wireless local area networks; and 802.1X supplicant that is used to authenticate wireless or wired local-area network users during login and network sessions.

Exablaze Pty Ltd

Acquisition in 2019
Exablaze Pty Ltd designs and manufactures networking equipment for network connectivity. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Melbourne, Australia

Topspin Communications

Acquisition in 2005
Topspin Communications provides server networking equipment. It provides server fabric switches, a class of server networking equipment, which offers programmable infrastructure for grid and utility computing, clustered enterprise applications, and server virtualization. These switches are designed to connect servers together into a grid, which provides network and storage connectivity to server grid. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.

Xevo Inc.

Series B in 2000
Xevo, a division of Lear Corporation, is a Seattle-based global leader in connected-car software and a development partner to several of the world’s largest automakers. Xevo’s world-class team of connected-car software experts specialize in creating memorable in-vehicle experiences, from consumer commerce and media applications to mobile apps and enterprise services. These powerful solutions connect consumers with their favorite brands, improve vehicle performance and driver safety, deliver an AI-enhanced driving experience, and provide new monetization opportunities for automakers and consumer brands. Learn more about Xevo products and services at xevo.com.

Riverhead Networks

Acquisition in 2004
Riverhead Networks develops security technology that protects against distributed denial of service attacks and other security threats in enterprise and service provider networks. It delivers solutions that protect online operations by detecting and blocking malicious traffic without impacting business transactions. The company serves service providers, hosting centers, and online enterprises. Riverhead Networks, Inc. was formerly known as WANWall, Inc. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Cupertino, California.

Kalon Semiconductor

Series A in 2006
Kalon Semiconductor, a semiconductor company, develops connectivity products for wireless and wired applications. It offers ultra wideband technology for in-home multimedia, wireless USB, wireless high definition video, and Bluetooth 3.0. connectivity. The company serves manufacturers of network devices, display monitors, televisions, media adapters, set top boxes, media center computers, laptop computers, handsets, PDAs, and USB connectivity products. Kalon Semiconductor, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is based in San Diego, California with an additional office in Taipei, Taiwan.
Piston Cloud Computing, Inc. provides Piston OpenStack, a software that automates the orchestration of a private cloud environment on commodity servers. The company also provides assistance services in planning, systems integration, and operations design; software update services; and online and customized training services for application developers, cloud operators, and cloud administrators. It serves companies building Web, mobile, and big data applications; and financial services organizations, medical research labs, service providers, and federal government agencies worldwide. Piston Cloud Computing, Inc. was founded in 2011 and is based in San Francisco, California. As of June 12, 2015, Piston Cloud Computing, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.

Intucell

Acquisition in 2013
Intucell Ltd. operates in stealth mode and offers radio management solution to enable mobile operators to better utilize radio access networks, and handle more traffic with the introduction of smartphones. The company develops auto pilot systems that continuously monitor the network operation and performance. Intucell Ltd. is based in Israel.

Sypixx Networks

Acquisition in 2006
Sypixx Networks provides video/audio network and software solutions. It offers products and solutions that deliver broadcast-quality video, audio, and data to multiple users over standard Ethernet/IP networks to the security and infrastructure markets. Sypixx Networks, Inc. also offers network-centric video surveillance software and hardware that enable existing analog video surveillance systems to operate as part of an open IP network. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Waterbury, Connecticut with additional offices in Carlsbad, California; and Scottsdale, Arizona.

Cinarra Systems

Seed Round in 2013
Cinarra Systems Pte. Ltd. develops analytics software architecture which processes large amounts of operator data and build in real time data insights that are then be monetized using mediation platform. The company's solution is based on an architecture that unlocks the value of data within the mobile operator infrastructure and monetizes it via company’s mediation platform that enables cross-industry integration. Cinarra Systems Pte. Ltd. was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Singapore.

Celeno

Series F in 2016
Celeno Communications is a fabless semiconductor company developing components and subsystems for high performance carrier-class WiFi systems and networks. Celeno's breakthrough technology enables a new vision in home wireless networking by delivering high definition entertaiment and multimedia content throughout the home. Celeno's components provide the boost in throughput, coverage, and QoS necessary to deliver multiple HDTV, SDTV, VoIP and Data "triple play" services over the home network. Celeno's core competency is based on smart antenna technology, spatial radio switching combined with adaptive channel coding, dynamic time-space scheduling, and multimedia QoS optimization. The technology targets applications requiring the highest level of system performance (capacity and reach), consistent carrier-class multimedia QoS, and tight security protection.

Apptio

Series C in 2010
SaaS-based Technology Business Management solutions for managing IT businesses

Viptela, Inc.

Acquisition in 2017
Viptela provides technology for virtualization of the Wide Area Network (WAN). It allows global companies to build carrier agnostic, policy-controlled and cost-effective WANs. Its technology has been deployed by scores of Fortune-500 enterprises. And, major carriers like Singtel offer global Hybrid WAN services based on Viptela technology. Viptela’s secure, overlay WAN technology delivers to enterprises the benefit of: • Unified and centralized management of all WAN infrastructure • Reduced WAN infrastructure costs by over 50% • In-depth control & visibility of application performance • Robust-zero trust WAN security • Agility, by reducing network change control from months to days The company has been named a Gartner Cool Vendor and a Next Billion Dollar Start-up by Forbes. Viptela is backed by Sequoia Capital. A 3-minute video overview is here http://youtu.be/0iW-3tt4LH4 Watch an analyst interview with CEO and co-founder Amir Khan here: https://vimeo.com/97890314

AppDynamics

Acquisition in 2017
Application performance management services and mobile analytics

Cariden Technologies

Acquisition in 2012
Cariden is an agile, ambitious, and profitable company. Founded in 2001, they have quickly grown to be respected as the developer of the industry standard for IP/MPLS planning and traffic engineering software. Today, a large majority of the global tier-1 ISPs rely on their software to ensure network reliability and performance, as do PTTs, MSOs, mobile operators, and many other operators of large networks in both the public and private sectors.

Stellaris Venture Partners

Venture Round in 2018
Stellaris Venture Partners is a venture capital firm specializing in startup, growth capital and early stage investments. The firm prefers to invest in consumers verticals such as online services, technology-led financial inclusion, supply chain networks, vertical machine-learning applications, global software-as-a-service (SaaS) businesses, retail, healthcare and education, and new tech enabled business across all industries. It typically invests in seed and series A rounds of Indian technology companies, small and medium businesses based in India. Stellaris Venture Partners was founded in January, 2016 and is based in Bangalore, India with additional offices in Delhi, India and Gurgaon, India.
Piston Cloud Computing, Inc. provides Piston OpenStack, a software that automates the orchestration of a private cloud environment on commodity servers. The company also provides assistance services in planning, systems integration, and operations design; software update services; and online and customized training services for application developers, cloud operators, and cloud administrators. It serves companies building Web, mobile, and big data applications; and financial services organizations, medical research labs, service providers, and federal government agencies worldwide. Piston Cloud Computing, Inc. was founded in 2011 and is based in San Francisco, California. As of June 12, 2015, Piston Cloud Computing, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.

Versly

Acquisition in 2011
Versly was acquired by Cisco on August 29, 2011. Versly enables collaboration right inside the applications you already use such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint. It integrates seamlessly with email while also delivering the next generation web and mobile apps.

VMware, Inc.

Funding Round in 2007
VMware is a software company providing cloud and virtualization services. The company accelerates digital transformation by enabling unprecedented freedom and flexibility in how their customers build and evolve IT environments. Its software helps business users simply and securely access the apps and data they need, from anywhere, to do their best work. Organizations can embrace innovation at scale for competitive advantage. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Palo Alto, California.

Global Internet Software Group

Acquisition in 1997
Global Internet Software Group

CloudLock

Acquisition in 2016
CloudLock is a cloud data security company that provides enterprise-class solutions designed to give organizations control over their data in the public cloud, without requiring invasive in-band technology, complicated overhead, or unanswered regulatory risk. It was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

HyTrust

Series B in 2010
HyTrust was founded by veterans in the enterprise infrastructure and security space who recognized early on not only that virtualization and the cloud were going to dramatically transform the data center, but also that security would be a critical inhibitor to cloud adoption. The mission behind HyTrust has always been to mitigate the risk of catastrophic data center failure and data breaches — especially in light of the concentration of risk that occurs within virtualized and cloud environments. Organizations can now confidently expand virtualization to mission critical applications and take full advantage of the cloud. HyTrust has assembled a world-class team of company builders and innovators and has earned venture backing from the biggest players in the next-generation datacenter: Cisco, VMware, Intel, Fortinet, and In-Q-Tel, the funding arm of the US intelligence community. Further venture investment has come from highly respected firms such as Trident Capital, Sway Ventures, Epic Ventures, Advanced Venture Partners and Granite Ventures.

Odin

Venture Round in 2013
Odin provides the software that powers the cloud ecosystem, from small and local hosters to some of the world’s largest telecommunication companies. By partnering with Odin, service providers gain access to industry expertise, a catalog of the most in-demand cloud applications, and the most comprehensive selection of software including web server management, server virtualization, provisioning, and billing automation.

Liberate Ideas, Inc

Post in 2000
Liberate Ideas Inc® is a leading mobile health communication company focused on delivering innovative solutions to power engagement between clinicians, patients and healthcare stakeholders in order to improve health outcomes. Based in the Montclair New Jersey, we work closely with top healthcare companies to transform brand experience at the point of care. Our first product is theLiberate Health patient education mobile platform

AuroraNetics

Acquisition in 2001
AuroraNetics develops silicon technology products and solutions for Internet infrastructure and metropolitan fiber networks.

Actona Technologies

Acquisition in 2004
Actona Technologies develops end-to-end solutions for efficient exchange of content between enterprises and their business partners. It is committed to improving the performance and quality of collaborative-commerce (C-Commerce) applications; VersEdge solutions accelerate the exchange of critical business content over the Internet, while reducing infrastructure and operational costs. Actona Technologies, formerly VersEdge Technologies, was founded by an experienced team of industry executives and leading scientists in March 2000 and continues to expand, drafting top talent with cutting-edge web and networking expertise. The company is based in Los Gatos, California.

Kalpana

Acquisition in 1994
Kalpana is a LAN switching company that manufactures and developes a new networking product category which brings the first switching architecture to the Ethernet with a EtherSwitch product line and a complete duplex Ethernet technology that currently represents one of the largest segments of the data communications industry sector. The company was founded in 1987 and is based in San Jose, California. It has an additional office in Sunnyvale, California and distributors in Europe and Asia.
The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is one of Canada's oldest English-language universities and one of the first public universities established in North America. Founded in 1785, the multi-campus institution is home to over 60 research centres and institutes, groups and ongoing projects. The university offers over 75 undergraduate and graduate programs in 14 faculties to more than 10,500 students at campuses in Fredericton and Saint John from more than 100 countries, and several thousand more take UNB courses online and at partner institutions around the world. As the largest research institution in New Brunswick, UNB conducts more than 75 per cent of the province’s university research.
Emergent Game Technologies, Inc. develops tools and technologies for interactive entertainment. The company focuses on titles, such as sports, racing, action/adventure, RPGs, massively multi-player, puzzle, strategy, first-person shooters, parlor games, and visual simulation and serious games. It offers Gamebryo, a cross-platform middleware solution, which enables game developers to build, test, and manage interactive games; and Gamebryo Casual Game Development Middleware for casual game titles. The company has strategic alliance with Acquire, Gamebase, and Winking; Autodesk, Inc., SOFTIMAGE|XSI, and Gamebryo. Emergent Game Technologies Inc. was formerly known as Butterfly.net, Inc. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Calabasas, California, with additional offices in Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Austin, Texas; London, the United Kingdom; Tokyo, Japan; China; and Korea.

Ambow Education

Series B in 2007
Ambow Education Holding Ltd. (Ticker symbol: AMBOY) is a leading national provider of educational and career enhancement services in China. Ambow business addresses two critical demands in China’s education market, the desire for students to be admitted into top secondary and post-secondary schools, and the desire for graduates of those schools to obtain more attractive jobs. Ambow offer high quality, individualized services and products through its combined online and offline delivery model powered by its proprietary technologies and infrastructure, helping students achieve “Better Schools, Better Jobs” goals. Ambow’s educational services cover K-12 education, vocational education and enterprise training. As of December 31, 2016, Ambow had a total of 49 learning centers and schools, comprised of 16 tutoring centers, 4 K-12 schools, 10 career enhancement centers, 18 training offices and 1 career enhancement campus, which are located in 30 provinces and autonomous regions within China.

Growth Networks

Acquisition in 2000
Growth Networks provides Internet Switching Fabric ICs and solutions. The company develops advanced integrated circuit components for IP routers and ATM switches. Growth Networks was founded in 1998 and is based in Mountain View, California.

PixStream

Acquisition in 2000
PixStream is a technology company that engages in the development of video networking solutions. Their systems are designed to adapt TV signals to any type of network. The PixStream system consists of complete video head-ends that allows service providers to offer converged services over their existing networks. PixStream was founded by Marc Morin and Brad Siim in 1996; and is headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario.

Compass-EOS

Series F in 2013
Compass-EOS radically changes network routing by shifting it into the age of silicon photonics. The Compass-EOS icPhotonics technology is the world’s first commercial silicon for inter-chip optical interconnect, unleashing the next revolution in routing architectures. Its family of carrier-grade routers is a new breed of scale-out routers, enabling SDN-based, simplified architectures in service provider networks. Since 2006 Compass has attracted top-tier investors ranging from leading venture capital funds to service providers and core routing suppliers.

Ubicom

Venture Round in 2000
Ubicom develops communications and media processor (CMP) and software platforms that address the unique demands of real-time interactive applications and multimedia content delivery in the digital home. The company provides optimized system-level solutions to OEMs for a wide range of products including wireless routers, access points, VoIP gateways, streaming media devices, print servers and other network devices. Ubicom's unique multithreaded processor design, real-time operating system, and application-level solutions combine to ensure a high-quality user experience with unprecedented ease of use. Ubicom is a venture-backed, privately held company with corporate headquarters in Sunnyvale, California.

Perspica

Acquisition in 2017
Perspica helps companies keep their critical applications and infrastructure running at desired service levels. We provide heuristic anomaly detection, automated troubleshooting and actionable recommendations through deep learning and advanced analytics. We preempt incidents using predictive analytics and provide Incident Replay™, a powerful time machine for data, which is vital for real-time and post-mortem analysis. The Perspica solution is designed for modern apps leveraging micro-services and container technologies to enable TechOps and DevOps teams to collaborate and be more productive. Perspica enhances and adapts to end-user behavior engagement through the use of autonomous bots and a visual analytics platform.

GeoTel Communications

Acquisition in 1999
GeoTel Communications Corporation operates as a global provider of customer-interaction software solutions for mission-critical call center applications. The company's computer telephony integration products create an enterprise-wide customer-interaction platform by integrating multivendor networks, automatic call distributors, voice response systems, databases, desktop applications, and other resources. Solutions are provided for single-site, multisite, and network service provider deployments. The company is based in Littleton, Massachusetts.

Virtuata

Acquisition in 2012
Virtuata is a stealth-mode startup creating new technology to change the way computers are trusted and secured.

Parallels

Venture Round in 2009
Parallels develops cross-platform virtualization and automation solutions which allow users to access applications, files, and computers in one place on any device or operating system. It offers businesses and individuals with solutions built for Mac, Windows, iOS, AndroidTM, and the cloud. The company’s products include Parallels Desktop for Mac, Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition, Parallels 2X Remote Application Server (2X RAS), Parallels Access, Parallels Transporter, and Parallels Mac Management for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). Parallels was founded in 2000 and is based in Renton, Washington.

MONTEREY NETWORKS

Acquisition in 1999
Monterey's technology focuses on the core of next-generation optical networks. Its infrastructure-class, optical cross-connect technology gives service providers the ability to instantly add capacity at the core of the network cost effectively.

Actona Technologies

Series B in 2003
Actona Technologies develops end-to-end solutions for efficient exchange of content between enterprises and their business partners. It is committed to improving the performance and quality of collaborative-commerce (C-Commerce) applications; VersEdge solutions accelerate the exchange of critical business content over the Internet, while reducing infrastructure and operational costs. Actona Technologies, formerly VersEdge Technologies, was founded by an experienced team of industry executives and leading scientists in March 2000 and continues to expand, drafting top talent with cutting-edge web and networking expertise. The company is based in Los Gatos, California.

Tellium

Venture Round in 1997
Tellium delivers high-speed, high-capacity, intelligent optical solutions that empower service providers around the world to create, run, control, simplify and optimize their networks. First in the world to provide in-service, intelligent optical switches, Tellium's Aurora Optical Switch™ family and the StarNet Software Suite™ together offer service providers a simple and cost-effective migration path to next-generation public networks.

BabbleLabs

Acquisition in 2020
BabbleLabs revolutionize communication among humans and machines by enhancing speech quality, accuracy, and personalization — to power breakthrough voice applications and devices. Led by a team of world-class experts in Deep Neural Networks (DNN), speech, embedded systems, mass customization, and technology licensing for hyper-volume systems. BabbleLabs is innovating products through the powerful combination of speech science, deep learning, and computational processing.

Enition

Seed Round in 2000
Enition designs and markets network-centric payment technology and systems for the valuation and payment of information and services over the Internet in the United States and France. The company offers NetToll system, an Internet protocol based infrastructure solution that enables content, content distribution, and network service providers to price and sell digital content and services. It serves various markets, including business information services, entertainment, e-learning, application service provider services, and digital storage.

Jahi Networks

Acquisition in 2004
Jahi Networks

Selsius Systems

Acquisition in 1999
Selsius Systems designs, develops, and delivers an IP-based H.323 PBX System. Its product Selsius-IP PBX allows customers to migrate their voice requirements to an IP network, at their own pace, without disrupting their current PBX environment. The company’s products, include the Selsius Call-Manager, an NT-resident software PBX, the Selsius-Phone, an Ethernet IP phone, and Selsius-Access, a family of IP-to-circuit switched analog and digital gateways. Seksius Systems was founded by Richard Platt in 1997 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

Oblix

Series D in 1999
As of March 28, 2005, Oblix, Inc. was acquired by Oracle Corp. The company develops identity-based security solutions for e-business networks. It offers Oblix NetPoint, a Web access management solution that provides an identity infrastructure for e-business environment. The company offers identity and Web services management, as well as access control and single sign-on to the enterprise and partner applications. Oblix, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is based in Cupertino, California.

LightPointe

Venture Round in 2004
LightPointe Communications, Inc. (a.k.a. LightPointe Wireless) is privately held. The company was launched in 1998 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA, with regional offices/presence in Europe (Germany & France) and Asia (Thailand). LightPointe also provides solutions via its AirePointe Security & Government Solutions Division (www.AirePointe.com). LightPointe is the number one manufacturer in the world of point-to-point Gigabit Ethernet Free Space Optics and Hybrid Optical-Radio Bridges, and manufactures a complete line of 4G/LTE backhaul radios (60 GHz & 70/80 GHz e-band) for telecom carriers and enterprises such as businesses, schools, the military & government agencies. With over $80 million in product development and over eight key patents, LightPointe has deployed thousands of Gigabit Ethernet bridges and digital video/security backhaul solutions worldwide.

Ambiq Micro, Inc.

Seed Round in 2010
Ambiq Micro is an early-stage fabless semiconductor company that is developing ultra-low-power mixed-signal solutions for a new generation of wireless electronics. Ambiq Micro was founded in 2010 on the simple yet powerful notion that extremely low power semiconductors are the key to the future of electronics. Through the use of their pioneering ultra-low-power technology, they help innovative companies around the world develop differentiated solutions that reduce or eliminate the need for batteries, lower overall system power, and maximize industrial design flexibility.

nCrypted Cloud

Seed Round in 2014
nCrypted Cloud, LLC develops a privacy, security, and collaboration platform that protects the privacy of personal and corporate data residing in the public cloud. The company’s platform enables users to protect files and folders, share and collaborate, and manage and view data interactions, as well as allows enterprises for corporate deployment, simple device management, enterprise forensic auditing, and policy management; mobile computing, social collaboration, and consumerization; and regulatory compliance. Its platform supports Windows, OSX, and Apple and Android mobile devices. The company was founded 2012 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.

TransMedia Communications

Acquisition in 1999
TransMedia Communications provides 'media-aware' voice-over-packet-network (VOPN) switch that bridges the gap between high-performance Internet/packet (IP/ATM) network and traditional public switched telephone network (PSTN) communications to provide lower cost services and enable high-impact customer services. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in San Jose, California.

Kyligence Inc.

Seed Round in 2016
Kyligence Inc. is a data intelligence company that offers big data analytics products powered by Apache Kylin, an open source OLAP engine built for interactive analytics of petabyte-scale data on Hadoop. Founded in 2016 by creators of Apache Kylin, Kyligence focuses on Big Data technologies and innovation, offering next-generation data warehouse and business intelligence solution on top of Hadoop from on-premises to the cloud.

VeriSign

Series C in 1996
Verisign operates the infrastructure for the .com, .net, .tv, .cc, .name, .jobs, .edu and .gov top-level domains, as well as two of the world’s 13 Internet root servers A and J, managing and protecting the DNS infrastructure for some 121 million domain names and processing more than 77 billion Internet queries daily. Verisign’s infrastructure assurance services, including Managed DNS, DDoS Protection and iDefense Security Intelligence, help to ensure online businesses are as available as the Web itself.

Portworx

Series C in 2019
Portworx is a cloud-native storage and data management company offering the industry’s first storage solution purpose-built for containers. With Portworx, they can manage any database or stateful service on any infrastructure using any container scheduler. It also enterprises depend on to reduce the cost and complexity of rapidly deploying containerized applications across multiple clouds and on-prem environments. Portworx creates a storage layer that allows developers to then access that data, no matter where it resides. The company solves the five most common problems DevOps teams encounter when running stateful services in production such as security, data automation, persistence, support, and high availability for multiple data stores and infrastructure. Portworx was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Los Altos, CA, USA.

Protego Networks

Acquisition in 2004
Protego Networks provides network security appliances to enable organizations to identify, manage, and eliminate network attacks. The company's products correlate security event data, provide a graphical view of the source of an attack and affected systems, integrate and consolidate security event information from varies security products, and offer advice to mitigate the attack. It serves financial services, manufacturing, managed services, health industrial, and government organizations internationally. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Sunnyvale, California.

Enverv Inc.

Series C in 2014
EnVerv is a fabless semiconductor company in the United States with Headquarters in San Jose, California and offices in San Diego and China. Their PLC solutions enable high performance communications via Low-Voltage (LV) and Medium-Voltage (MV) power lines with the goal of providing efficient and effective communications means for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) as well as other power line-based smart control and monitoring applications.

Apple

Series A in 2014
Account funds

Pentacom

Acquisition in 2000
Pentacom, Ltd. provides networking solutions and information technology services, and it specializes in networking components that connect optical networks to the Internet backbone. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Herzliya, Israel.

Cognio

Acquisition in 2007
Cognio is an innovator of cognitive radio solutions for unlicensed band wireless solutions. Cognio is headquartered in the Boston area with engineering design centers in Gaithersburg, MD and an affiliated office in Ottawa, Canada.

Solstice Energy Solutions

Venture Round in 2017
Solstice Energy Solutions uses IoT and software to enable, connect, and intelligently manage the shared-economy of distributed energy resources in emerging markets. The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

1 Mainstream

Acquisition in 2015
1 Mainstream (Cupertino, CA) is a digital TV distribution platform for deploying HD video services in weeks across the most popular TV, game console, tablet and streaming devices. Leading broadcasters and operators, such as BSkyB, use 1 Mainstream to automate native app creation, content delivery, protection, and monetization. For more information, visit www.1mainstream.com.

CAIS Software Solutions

Acquisition in 2000
CAIS Software is a developer and provider of Internet software for wireless networking services for hotels, apartments and small businesses. Their installations include airports, convention centers, cruise ships, cafes and other public areas throughout the country and around the world. Successful deployments include the Hyatt Regency Bellevue, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, the Seattle-Tacoma Airport, Mail Boxes Etc. and Circadia café.

Psionic Software

Acquisition in 2002
Psionic Software provides network security solutions. It offers its solutions in combination with intrusion detection and response systems. The company’s products include ClearResponse, which works with network intrusion detection systems to eliminate false alarms, escalate critical attacks, and aid in remediation of intrusions; and TriSentry, which provides host security for UNIX-based platforms. Psionic Software, Inc. was founded in 2000 in Austin, Texas and was purchased by Cisco Systems in 2002.

Kenna Security

Acquisition in 2021
Kenna Security is a leader in predictive cyber risk. The Kenna Security Platform enables organizations to work cross-functionally to determine and remediate cyber risks. Kenna leverages Cyber Risk Context Technology™ to track and predict real-world exploitations, focusing security teams on what matters most. Headquartered in San Francisco, Kenna counts among its customers many Fortune 100 companies and serves nearly every major vertical.

Atlantis Computing Inc.

Series D in 2013
At Atlantis, our mission is to change the economics of storage in the datacenter. To turn upside-down the traditional approaches and apply innovative software with hardware and hyper-converged solutions to fundamentally transform how the datacenter consumes storage. Atlantis, winner of the Best of VMworld in Storage 2014, Best of VMworld in Desktop Virtualization 2012, and Best of Citrix Synergy awards, offers the industry’s most flexible and powerful software defined storage platform. Atlantis USX delivers better performance than the fastest all-flash array, at half the cost of traditional SAN, on any class of enterprise storage. Atlantis USX is a 100% software-only solution purpose-built to boost any virtualized workload’s performance by up to 10x, while also increasing effective storage capacity by up to 10x. To date, Atlantis has deployed software to manage and optimize tens of Petabytes of software defined storage for more than 800,000 VMs globally across hundreds of mission critical deployments, including some of the largest successful virtualization deployments in the world. Atlantis Computing is privately held and funded by Adams Street Partners, Cisco Systems, El Dorado Ventures and Partech Ventures, with headquarters in Mountain View, California and offices in Europe.

Clarity Wireless

Acquisition in 1998
Clarity Wireless is focused on the development of wireless communication technology solutions. It provides a range of information technology infrastructure installation, maintenance, and support services. Clarity Wireless was acquired by Cisco in September 1998. Clarity Wireless was founded by Greg Raleigh in 1996.

JetCell

Acquisition in 2000
JetCell develops wireless communications equipment with specialized features for in-building and metropolitan small-footprint applications based on the GSM standard. JetCell was founded in 1998 and is based in Menlo Park, California.

AeroScout

Series E in 2010
AeroScout provides Wi-Fi-based RFID tags, exciters, and location receivers. The company offers two main integrated products: Engine, a software component, enabling location-based applications in a wireless LAN environment, and MobileView, an application for enterprise visibility solutions. The company also provides professional services, which include site planning and pre-installation.

AYR Networks

Acquisition in 2002
Ayr Networks Inc., a provider of high-performance distributed networking services and scalable routing software.
Portcullis Computer Security, Ltd. is a privately held UK-based consultancy that provides cybersecurity services to enterprise clients and the government sector.

Newport Systems Solutions

Acquisition in 1994
Newport Systems delivers custom web-based equipment and repair management solutions for the transportation and intermodal industry that are strategic, scalable, easy to use and deliver real financial benefits through enhanced visibility, process connectivity and operational efficiencies. There are no servers to buy, no IT assets to be deployed, or human resource strains on your organization to be concerned about - Newport Systems becomes an extension of your operation, with a keen focus on targeted results while providing 24/7 security and reliability. Since 1996, Newport Systems has been delivering comprehensive maintenance and repair information systems for container transport and related industries. Their staff of highly trained experts with extensive industry knowledge is focused on providing solutions to meet the growing performance pressures of the dynamic transportation business landscape.

Radiata

Acquisition in 2000
Radiata is a developer of high-speed wireless networking products for the home, small office or home office, enterprise and public area environments. Radiata is a privately held company with corporate headquarters in San Jose, California. There are research and development facilities based in Sydney, Australia. Radiata, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.

WheelGroup

Acquisition in 1998
WheelGroup was a pioneering computer security company with approximately 65 employees based in San Antonio, Texas, in the United States. The 10 founders originally met and worked together at the US Air Force Information Warfare Center and they started Wheelgroup in November 1995. WheelGroup was one of the first companies to specialize in network security and penetration testing.

NDS Group

Acquisition in 2012
NDS Group creates the technologies and applications that enable pay-TV operators to securely deliver digital content to TV STBs (set-top boxes), DVRs (digital video recorders), PCs, mobiles and other multimedia devices. Over 90 of the world's leading pay-TV platforms rely on NDS solutions to protect and enhance their business.

PostPath

Acquisition in 2008
PostPath, Inc. develops email and collaboration servers for corporate messaging and collaboration environments. Its products include The PostPath Server, a Linux-based enterprise-email and collaboration server, which provide live and incremental backup and granular restore; PostPath WebMail, which provides AJAX browser-based access to email, calendar, contacts, and collaboration data; PostPath Web Configuration Tool, which provides GUI based and access-controlled administration; and PostPath Remote Office Extensions. The company was founded in 2003 as Apptran Software, Inc. and changed its name to PostPath, Inc. in 2006. PostPath, Inc. is headquartered in Mountain View, California. As of September 17, 2008, PostPath, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.

Fibex Systems

Acquisition in 1999
Fibex Systems is a pioneer in Integrated Access Digital Loop Carrier (IADLC) products, devices that combine traditional voice services with data services using ATM as the underlying architecture. Sentient Networks has developed the industry's highest density ATM Circuit Emulation Service (CES) Gateway, which is capable of transporting circuit-based private line services across packet-based ATM networks.

Tribe

Acquisition in 2007
Tribe is a social network started in the San Francisco bay area. Tribe is similar to social networks like [Facebook](http://www.crunchbase.com/organization/facebook) and [MySpace](http://www.crunchbase.com/organization/myspace), but allows users to create their own personal networks with other users; forming "tribes." Anyone may register as a new tribe user, and may then define their immediate network of friends, either by choosing from existing members or by inviting new members to join. Each of these users may in turn define their own network of friends.

Plesk International GmbH

Venture Round in 2013
Plesk is a WebOps platform to run, automate, and grow applications, websites, and hosting businesses. Plesk allows its users to create cloud-based web applications and websites for SMEs and it secures their applications and websites automatically. The company offers its users with solutions such as shared hosting, WordPress management, WebOps for developers, and infrastructure for providers. Plesk is headquartered in Switzerland and has 6 global offices including Toronto/CA, Cologne/DE, Barcelona/DE, Tokyo/JP and Novosibrisk/RU

Synata

Acquisition in 2016
Synata is an enterprise search engine for businesses that use cloud and on-premise software.The product connects users to their company’s structured and unstructured data so they can quickly find information across Salesforce, Google Apps, Box, Dropbox, Zendesk, JIRA, Workday, Sharepoint, Exchange, and more.

CTERA Networks

Series D in 2018
CTERA enables enterprise IT to provide secure file services from any cloud. Trusted by the Fortune 100 and leading service providers, the CTERA Enterprise File Services Platform is a private cloud IT-as-a-Service platform for storing, syncing, sharing, protecting and governing data across endpoints, remote offices and servers. CTERA was founded by IT security experts in 2008, and is backed by Benchmark Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, Venrock, Cisco, and Vintage Investment Partners.

OZON.ru

Series B in 2007
Ozon Ltd. operates as an Internet retailer. The company offers clothes, shoes, and accessories, books, electronics, household appliances, home and garden products, construction and repair products, goods for children, pharmacy products, hobbies and creativity products, beauty and health products, sports and recreation products, furniture and interiors, food, pet products, auto products, goods for country, office stationery, antiques, vintage products, art products, products for adults, gift certificates, music, video, and games and software. It also sells its products through mail-orders. The company serves customers in Russia, the United States, Israel, Canada, and Germany. It maintains a distribution center in Tver, Russia. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Moscow, Russia. Ozon Ltd. operates as a former subsidiary of Direct Group Corporation.

Ubiquisys

Acquisition in 2013
Ubiquisys is a mobile communications company that designs and develops communications devices for mobile operators and consumers. It provides ZoneGate femtocell system, a small plug-and-play device that plugs into home or office broadband connection and provides 3G coverage in the home and office, as well as supports various mobile services. The company also offers convergence solutions to the wireless-wireline convergence technology market.

DiviTech A/S

Acquisition in 2008
Founded in 1984, Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. Welcome to our official Pinterest

Guardium

Series D in 2006
Guardium, the database security company, delivers the most widely-used solution for preventing information leaks from the data center and ensuring the integrity of enterprise data. The company's enterprise security platform is now installed in more than 450 data centers worldwide, including 5 of the top 5 banks; 3 of the top 5 insurers; top government agencies; 2 of the top 3 retailers; 15 of the world's top telcos; 2 of the world's favorite beverage brands; the most recognized name in PCs; a top 3 auto maker; a top 3 aerospace company; and a leading supplier of business intelligence software. Guardium has partnerships with Accenture, ArcSight, BMC, EMC/RSA, IBM, McAfee, Microsoft, Oracle, Sybase and Teradata, with Cisco as a strategic investor, and is a member of IBM's prestigious Data Governance Council and the PCI Security Standards Council. Founded in 2002, Guardium was the first company to address the core data security gap by delivering a scalable, cross-DBMS enterprise platform that both protects databases in real-time and automates the entire compliance auditing process.

Flarion Technologies

Series B in 2001
Headquartered in Bedminster, N.J., Flarion Technologies has developed and deployed FLASH-OFDM mobile broadband since 2000. Flarion's product line consists of the RadioRouter® base station, FLASH-OFDM modems, embedded chipsets, and system software to create an end-to-end network for mobile operators.

JouleX

Acquisition in 2013
JouleX is a leading innovator in sustainable energy management for the enterprise. The JouleX Energy Manager (JEM) family of products automatically monitors, analyzes and controls the energy consumed by all devices connected to the network--without agents, hardware meters or changes to your network or security. This provides enterprises unprecedented visibility and control over the consumption and utilization of energy throughout their distributed office environments, data centers and facilities management systems.

StratumOne Communications

Acquisition in 1999
StratumOne Communications is a fabless semiconductor manufacturer that delivers high-performance chip sets for enabling packet, cell, and circuit switched data over SONET networks. Its semiconductor chips are used in conjunction with high-speed networks integrating data, voice, and video. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Santa Clara, California.

Xobni

Series B in 2009
Xobni (the word 'inbox' spelled backwards) makes your inbox and address book smarter. First launching to the public in 2008, Xobni and its Smartr product suite, discover all the people you've ever emailed, called or texted, and creates complete and social profiles that are instantly searchable. Profiles include a photo, job title, company details, email history as well as updates from your contacts on [LinkedIn](/organization/linkedin), [Facebook](/organization/facebook), and [Twitter](/organization/twitter). Products for Gmail, Android and iPhone are available under the Smartr brand, and Xobni is available for Outlook and [BlackBerry](/organization/blackberry).

CiDRA Holdings LLC

Venture Round in 2000
CiDRA Holdings LLC develops instrumentation solutions for measurement, monitoring, and control applications. The company offers flow and entrained air measurement, entrained air measurement, and grind management products. It serves minerals processing, concrete, oil sands, power generation, dredging, and water/wastewater. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Wallingford, Connecticut.

Mahindra Comviva

Series A in 2005
Comviva, formerly Bharti Telesoft, provides integrated VAS solutions for mobile operators in emerging markets. Comviva has deployed solutions for over 100 mobile operator customers in over 80 countries worldwide. With an extensive portfolio that integrates easily into the operator’s business environment and includes mobile music, mobile money and recharge, and messaging applications, Comviva’s solutions reach one in three mobile users in the emerging markets of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Investors in the company are the Bharti Group, one of India’s leading business groups, Sequoia Capital, a leading Venture Capital business, and Cisco, the world’s leading provider of network equipment and management for the Internet.

Mashery, Inc.

Series C in 2010
Mashery is the world's leading provider of API technology and services. We have helped over 175 top brands—including USA TODAY, Comcast, Hoover's, Klout, Associated Press, Rdio, and Travelocity—take advantage of APIs to build new revenue channels, speed time-to-market, and spur innovation. Mashery's unique, holistic approach to API management encompasses working with clients to craft profitable platform strategies, ensuring fast, reliable API access, and facilitating relationships with our network of developers. Since Mashery was founded in 2006, we have built a global API delivery network that supports 60,000 active apps built by over 200,000 developers. In May 2013, we officially became a part of Intel Corporation.

Celeno

Series D in 2010
Celeno Communications is a fabless semiconductor company developing components and subsystems for high performance carrier-class WiFi systems and networks. Celeno's breakthrough technology enables a new vision in home wireless networking by delivering high definition entertaiment and multimedia content throughout the home. Celeno's components provide the boost in throughput, coverage, and QoS necessary to deliver multiple HDTV, SDTV, VoIP and Data "triple play" services over the home network. Celeno's core competency is based on smart antenna technology, spatial radio switching combined with adaptive channel coding, dynamic time-space scheduling, and multimedia QoS optimization. The technology targets applications requiring the highest level of system performance (capacity and reach), consistent carrier-class multimedia QoS, and tight security protection.

Plaxo

Series C in 2004
Plaxo is an internet company that works and specializes in important problems in the consumer Web space, pioneering the “smart address book. Plaxo, focused on delivering on the vision of a truly smart, socially-aware, and pervasive address book; the Social Technologies Group (STG), created after the acquisition to lead address book, identity, and social strategies for all of Comcast; and Tunerfish , a new social entertainment internal startup, incubated in STG.

Team8 FinTech

Series B in 2016
Team8 Labs Ltd. is a venture capital firm specializing in incubation, seed, A and B rounds, early stage, startups and growth capital investments. The firm seeks to invest in the enterprise technology startups across various domains with a focus on data, Fintech, AI, cyber security and Innovation sector. Team8 Labs Ltd. was founded in 2014 and is based in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel with an additional office in New York City, New York.

Acano

Acquisition in 2015
Acano Limited provides Acano, a collaboration platform for teams. Its Acano platform provides audio conferencing with support for various concurrent calls, integrated Interactive Voice Response, and a range of codecs; video conferencing support for standards-based video systems, while taking advantage of existing infrastructure; Web conferencing capabilities; Skype for business (Lync) integration; team spaces (virtual meeting rooms) to enable employees to organize their workflow around teams, projects, and topics with the people and tools they need; and unified communication capabilities. The company was founded in 2012 and is based in Uxbridge, United Kingdom with locations in New York, New York; Palo Alto, California; Herndon, Virginia; Oslo, Norway; and North Sydney, Australia. As of January 29, 2016, Acano Limited operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems Holdings UK Limited.

ItsOn

Series C in 2014
ItsOn is a proven leader in the carrier space, and enables wireless carriers to fundamentally change how mobile services are marketed, delivered and consumed. The company was founded in 2008, launched the world’s first end-to-end solution for virtual policy and billing in 2014 and supports key carrier accounts such as Sprint and Virgin Mobile. The company is privately held and headquartered in Redwood City, CA. For more information, please visit www.itsoninc.com or follow @ItsOnInc on Twitter.

StoreAge Networking Technologies

Series B in 2001
StoreAge Networking Technologies is the provider of split-path storage management solutions that centralize and simplify storage network administration.

Nemo Systems

Acquisition in 2005
Nemo Systems, Inc., a semiconductor company, develops network memory technology that enables scaling of switches and routers.

Widevine Technologies

Venture Round in 2006
Widevine offfers a multiplatform, multiformat DRM and video optimization solution that content owners, intenet video providers, retailers and video operators can use to deliver a branded, high quality entertainment offering to internet-connected entertainment platforms. Widevine enables you to provide customers all of their digital entertainment needs, for life. Manage, deliver and monetize a consumer’s total access to payTV, Internet digital media, music and more.

Neohapsis

Acquisition in 2014
Governance, risk, and compliance products and security services to enterprises and government agencies

Pari Networks

Acquisition in 2011
Pari Networks is a provider of network configuration and change management (NCCM) and compliance management solutions.

Respira Labs, Inc.

Grant in 2020
Respira Labs, Inc. develops a wearable device that can predict COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) exacerbation attacks in real-time. Its product, Sylvee, is an AI-enabled wearable device designed to continuously monitor lung function and prevent COPD attacks. It incorporates active acoustic sensors that can be used all the time. Respira Labs, Inc. was incorporated in 2018 and is based in Mountain View, California.

Pure Digital Technologies

Acquisition in 2009
Imaging solutions for the mass market, including the flip video series of digital camcorders

Navini Networks

Acquisition in 2007
Navini Networks provides portable, plug-n-play broadband wireless access solutions in the United States. Its pre-Mobile WiMAX solutions include The Ripwave MX product line comprising Ripwave MX portable products, such as base stations, modems, radio frequency combiners, and element management systems. Navini Networks, Inc. also provides Smart WiMAX, a mobile WiMAX with beamformed MIMO and smart beamforming technology for the broadband wireless market to deliver personal broadband to the mass market. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Richardson, Texas.

Hatch Loyalty

Series B in 2013
Hatch Loyalty is a simple, adaptable platform designed to help retailers and brands build stronger relationships with their customers. More than a loyalty company, Hatch makes insights actionable, enabling a more personalized and meaningful customer experience for retailers of all sizes. The world’s largest retailers and brands have access to the Hatch platform’s full configurability, while small- to medium-sized businesses can access Hatch’s off-the-shelf marketing solution, Belly, which is already an industry-leading solution. Hatch Loyalty is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and received funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Lightbank, NEA, and DAG Ventures.

Reactivity

Acquisition in 2007
Reactivity provided technology to secure, accelerate, and manage XML and Web service environments in the enterprises. The company offered XML Infrastructure appliances that were based on hardware combined with the XML operating system; Manager that enabled diverse professionals to define policies and monitor enforcement; Gateway-D, which provided developers and testers with a desktop form factor; and Gatekeeper that offers XML Web services security. The company was founded in 1998 and was based in Belmont, California. It was acquired by Cisco in 2007.

Ineda Systems

Series B in 2014
Ineda Systems is a startup company that was created by industry veterans from the US and India with the ultimate goal of becoming a leader in developing low power SOC’s for use in both consumer and enterprise applications. The advisory and management team has world-class experience of working in both blue-chip companies as well as fast-paced technology start-ups. Ineda's expertise is in the area of low-power SOC/IP development, architecture, and software that is necessary to design silicon and systems that would be of use in future applications. Their products will address the wearable platforms from a ground-up manner including vertical engineering of the wearable device: silicon, system, software, application ecosystem. In addition, they will enable the ecosystem with API’s and the application development framework. In combination with their leading-edge technology Ineda silicon will be the first in the world with power usage in the envelope required by wearable devices.

Mysticom

Venture Round in 2001
Mysticom develops plug-and-play integrated circuits (ICs) solutions for the enterprise, data center, and storage market segments. The company focuses on designing network ICs. The company provides design services for digital signal processing, analog and mixed-signal design, communications system design, and VLSI integration. The company offers PC network interface cards and LAN on motherboard solutions. It also deploys gigabit Ethernet switch equipment. Mysticom was founded in 1997 and is based in Netanya, Israel.

Digital Fountain

Series C in 2000
As experts in broadcast and real-time data transport, Digital Fountain software optimizes the delivery of digital media over any network. Their technology eliminates the common limitations associated with digital media distribution solutions over both private and public networks, maximizing their customers' existing infrastructure investments, and enabling expanded revenue opportunities.

Oversi Networks

Series B in 2007
Oversi is an Israeli OTT (over-the-top) caching and content delivery company. Oversi offers a multi-service platform for accelerating delivery of OTT content, including Internet video, P2P (peer-to-peer) and other media applications. Oversi's video cache and P2P cache solutions enable service providers to cope with the huge traffic load on their networks while improving subscribers' QoE (quality of experience). By assuring QoE, Oversi's solutions open up new monetization opportunities and facilitate the delivery of tiered services, increasing ARPU (average revenue per user). Oversi systems are deployed in service provider sites around the world. The Company has offices and representatives in EMEA, the US, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. For more information, please visit their web site, www.oversi.com.

netvmg

Series B in 2001
netVmg is an intelligent route control software company that enables companies to control internet performance levels in order to achieve business objectives such as cost reduction and application performance improvement. The company’s product portfolio includes hardware platforms such as the FCP 500 for mid-sized enterprises, and the FCP 100 for smaller sites. netVmg was founded in May 2000 and was acquired by Internap Newtwork Services Corporation in 2003.

Corvil

Series C in 2005
Corvil is the network data analytics company for business in the Now™. The Corvil platform transforms network data into streaming intelligence to see, understand and act on business as it's happening. Corvil provides the full picture of customers, business and IT infrastructure all interacting together in real-time. It does this by making sense of the raw packet data streaming through the network, enriching it with analytics and making it accessible, searchable and consumable. Corvil is built to handle the low-latency, high-performance and big data analytics requirements for the world's most demanding real-time businesses. It is used to monitor over 50 petabytes of data and over $170 billion worth of transactions per day, and is trusted to provide real-time analytics that powers decision and action in the Now.

Nwave Technologies

Seed Round in 2015
Nwave is leveraging its low power wide area wireless network, parking space sensor, analytics, and payment technologies to disrupt the transportation market by acquisition, analysis and real time provisioning of vehicle parking data. For ultimate accuracy our vehicle detection sensors use 3 different sensing technologies combined with advanced filtering and signal processing algorithms that differentiate parking events from interference or false events such as an underground train passing or DC current spikes. No wiring or street furniture is required, thousands of units communicate directly to a single gateway in up to 3 miles range. Having a battery life of 5 - 8 years sensors fit directly into each parking space, and integrate with all existing mobile and web frameworks.

BroadLogic Network Technologies

Venture Round in 2007
BroadLogic Network Technologies, Inc. designs and supplies video-processing mixed signal semiconductors for broadband network operators. It offers video-on-demand, digital-video, voice, and high-speed data services to consumers. Its products include TeraPIX, a multi-channel video processor that decodes digital video streams and generates analog and digital service tier, including an analog channel lineup, which enables cable-ready devices, such as televisions, DVRs, and personal computers with tuner cards to view programs. The company also provides Wideband Receiver for new subscriber devices. BroadLogic Network Technologies offers solutions for system operators and manufacturers. It has strategic partnerships with Comcast Interactive Capital, Advance/Newhouse Communications, Cisco, Intel, and Time Warner Investments. BroadLogic Network Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is based in San Jose, California. It has a development center in Beijing, China.

Tropo Inc.

Acquisition in 2015
Tropo Inc. provides a cloud API for building voice and SMS applications. It offers Tropo that enables the user to create conference calls and transcribe calls; and add communications features to their applications. Tropo Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in Menlo Park, California. As of May 29, 2015, Tropo Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.

CLASS Data Systems

Acquisition in 1998
CLASS Data Systems develops and markets corporate intranet and Internet solutions that enhance the performance of real-time and multimedia applications. The company offers CLASSifier, a solution for networks, which carries time sensitive applications. It offers management tools necessary to enforce corporate-wide policies in the network, affecting resource allocation. The company offers solutions for network quality of service implementation and management, through Internet protocol, and ATM technologies. It serves network managers, Internet service providers, and real time application vendors.

StartX (Stanford-StartX Fund)

Venture Round in 2013
StartX is a 501(c)(3) Stanford-affiliated nonprofit in Silicon Valley that runs one of the world’s top startup accelerator programs. Its mission is to advance the development of the best entrepreneurs through experiential education and peer learning. Since launching in 2010, it has supported more than 450 companies and 1000 entrepreneurs, from early to pre-IPO stage, working across a wide spectrum of industries. StartX and StartX Med, dedicated to medical and biotechnology innovation, provide founders with access to a powerful network of entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, and industry partners, along with office space and a variety of other resources. Based in Palo Alto, the accelerator also operates StartX-QB3 Labs and the Stanford-StartX Fund. We are funded by Stanford University, Stanford Health Care, Microsoft, Steelcase, Hyundai, Oriza Ventures, Nissan, Panasonic, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Analog Devices, Silicon Valley Bank, Greylock Partners, Sequoia Capital, and many others. For more information, visit startx.com The company is associated investment vehicle, the Stanford-StartX Fund is a partnership between StartX, Stanford University and Stanford Health Care. It can invest only in StartX companies who raise qualified rounds of venture capital using objective criteria; it is founder opt-in.

Surgient

Series B in 2001
Surgient, Inc. offers self-service virtualization automation and lab management solutions. The company offers Virtual Automation Platform, a software automation and management platform that helps enterprise IT organizations to provide self-service computing resources to users. Its virtualization solutions are used for software QA/test, training, sales, and marketing applications. The company’s Surgient Cloud Express combines cloud computing technology and implementation services to help organizations deploy on-premise clouds. Surgient also provides services, such as solution design and architecture, capacity and infrastructure planning, image and lab configuration planning, software installation and configuration, setup of initial images and lab configurations, software customization and integration, training for administrators and end-users, and custom reporting and analytics. The company serves hotels/hospitality, pharmaceutical, aerospace, insurance, software, financial services, healthcare, telecom, and hardware markets. Surgient, Inc. was formerly known as Surgient Networks, Inc. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Andiamo Systems

Acquisition in 2002
Andiamo Systems is a data storage company based in the United States. It was acquired by Cisco Systems on August 20, 2002.

Nuova Systems

Acquisition in 2008
Nuova Systems, Inc. develops enterprise data center solutions. Its solutions deliver I/O consolidation and converged network, and server and SAN fabrics services. The company is based in San Jose, California. As of August 10, 2006, Nuova Systems, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.

Terraplay Systems

Venture Round in 2006
Terraplay Systems operates a global gaming network. It enables game publishers and developers, network operators, and service providers to offer games to a global gaming community and deliver gaming services across various channels. The company provides services, which include mobile storefronts, content download, gaming community, in-game payments, and multiplayer; and white label community sites, billing, and community wrappers. It also offers game developer training, support, consultancy, testing, network and handset knowledge, and tools services. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Solna, Sweden.

ip.access Limited

Venture Round in 2011
ip.access solves in-building access problems for mobile operators, opening up new revenue streams while defending existing business. ip.access has been deploying small cell solutions for over 10 years providing more than 90 customers around the world with the capability to accelerate the introduction of small cell solutions into their networks irrespective of use case, technology or deployment model. The company’s success is built upon its ability to provide its Service Provider customers with a range of small cell solutions across all technologies (2G, 3G, and 4G), alongside a deployment philosophy that integrates the small cell access points with converged access gateways and comprehensive network management and performance tools. The methodology and solution capability provided by ip.access enables its customers to better manage the economic challenges of delivering against ever more demanding coverage and capacity requirements. This, along with the ease of integration to higher order management solutions and the robust and elegant macro network interaction reduces the ‘cycle time’ from installation to commercial service. In addition, ip.access has focussed diligently on providing the intelligence and application layers to enable its customers to deliver rapid monetisation of their small cell deployments, drive new and complimentary revenue streams to further enhance the small cells business case.

Response Networks

Venture Round in 2001
Response Networks offer business communications solutions designed to speed your Response to your clients, partners and prospects.

Act-On Software

Series C in 2011
Act-On Software is a marketing automation company delivering innovation that empowers marketers to do the best work of their careers. Act-On is the only integrated workspace to address the needs of the customer experience, from brand awareness and demand generation, to retention and loyalty. With Act-On, marketers can drive better business outcomes and see higher customer lifetime value.

LightSpeed International

Acquisition in 1997
LightSpeed International develops leading-edge voice protocol conversion and intelligent call control software which enables signaling to be transmitted among diverse sets of voice protocols and applications.

SightPath

Acquisition in 2000
SightPath is a provider of appliances for creating intelligent Content Delivery Networks (CDN's).

Piston Cloud Computing, Inc.

Acquisition in 2015
Piston Cloud Computing, Inc. provides Piston OpenStack, a software that automates the orchestration of a private cloud environment on commodity servers. The company also provides assistance services in planning, systems integration, and operations design; software update services; and online and customized training services for application developers, cloud operators, and cloud administrators. It serves companies building Web, mobile, and big data applications; and financial services organizations, medical research labs, service providers, and federal government agencies worldwide. Piston Cloud Computing, Inc. was founded in 2011 and is based in San Francisco, California. As of June 12, 2015, Piston Cloud Computing, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.

Telesend

Acquisition in 1997
Telesend, a Cupertino, Calif., developer of high-speed Internet-access technology.

TGV Software

Acquisition in 1996
TGV Software, Inc. employs more than 130 people and is headquartered in SantaCruz, California. The company develops, markets and supports TCP/IPinternetworking software products which enable connectivity between disparatecomputer systems over local area, enterprise-wide and global computingnetworks. TGV's principal product line is marketed under the name ofMultiNet. MultiNet for Windows integrates a robust suite of TCP/IPapplications including a 32-bit VxD kernel, NFS client, FTP client andserver, VT100-320 and TN3270 emulations, network printing, Pronto Mail V2.0electronic mail, Enhanced Mosaic V2.1 web browser and network diagnostics.

IMImobile PLC

Acquisition in 2020
IMImobile is a cloud communications software and solutions provider that enables companies to use mobile and digital technologies to improve and automate customer experience and engagement. IMImobile’s cloud software platform manages over 42 billion messages and 44 billion commerce transactions a year across the world. Organisations that trust us to deliver smarter digital customer engagement include Centrica, AA, O2, EE, BT, Foxtons, Pizza Hut, Vodafone, AT&T, MTN, three of the major retail banks in the UK and public sector organisations in India, US and the UK. IMImobile is headquartered in London with offices in Hyderabad, Little Rock, Toronto, Dubai and Johannesburg and has over 1,100 employees worldwide.

Metacloud

Acquisition in 2014
Metacloud is a cloud solutions company providing OpenStack-based clouds for the enterprise. Founded in 2010 by senior architects from the world's largest web commerce and technology companies, Metacloud deploys and supports production clouds today for Fortune 500 companies across a diverse range of industries. Metacloud is a corporate sponsor of the OpenStack Foundation, and is active advocate and contributor to the project and its broad community. Based in Pasadena (CA), Metacloud is backed by Storm Ventures.

Zensys

Venture Round in 2008
Zensys is a provider of wireless networking technology for control and status reading applications and the developer of Z-Wave, a low-cost, two-way, wireless mesh network communications technology that enables consumers to monitor and manage their lighting, security systems and other home controls easily, conveniently and securely from anywhere in the world.

Airespace

Acquisition in 2005
Airespace is a market leader in the design and development of wireless networking platforms that support business-critical applications. The company's AireWave Director(TM) Software provides dynamic RF intelligence for network optimization, air tight security, seamless mobility, and support for real-time applications, such as voice. With Airespace, enterprises can maximize the value of mobility by putting the air space to work.

Assemblage

Acquisition in 2014
It has always been about the user. By showing the future of collaboration today, we provide the tools and the infrastructure to enable a new kind of simple real-time interconnectedness between people, companies and browsers.

CoreExpress

Venture Round in 2000
CoreExpress is focused on the development of an internet data-exchange system for the multi-ISP extranet services. CoreExpress was acquired by Wiltel Communications in November 2001. CoreExpress was founded in 1999 and is based in Herndon, Virginia.

Exent

Series D in 2006
Exent Technologies Ltd., a digital entertainment media company, engages in the marketing, merchandising, distribution, and monetization of mobile and PC games. It offers GameTanium, a game subscription service for operators that provides play access to Android games on smartphones, tablets, and Televisions; and FreeRide Games, a service on the Web that provides premium and full-version PC casual games. The company provides games on demand services for mobile operators and telcos, device manufacturers, and game publishers. It serves game publishers, device manufacturers, telecommunications providers, web portals, and mobile operators. Exent Technologies Ltd. was formerly known as A.R.M.T. Multimedia & Telecommunication Ltd. The company was founded in 1992 and is based in Petah Tikva, Israel.

Crossbow Technologies

Series C in 2005
Crossbow Technology, Inc. manufactures and supplies wireless sensor networks and inertial sensor systems. It offers accelerometers, angular rate sensors (gyros), magnetometers, GPS, and air-data sensors for instrumentation, navigation, and control applications in land, marine, and airborne environments; and intertial systems, accelerometers, tilt sensors, and magnetometers for general aviation, automotive test, antenna stabilization, unmanned aerial vehicles, agriculture and construction, vibration monitoring, and towed sonar arrays. The company also provides wireless sensor network development kits, wireless modules, sensor boards, gateways, and wireless solutions blog for industrial, environmental monitoring, building automation, academic programs, and asset management applications. In addition, it offers MoteWorks, an OEM software platform that offers developers the comprehensive benefits of wireless technology in a given sensor application. Further, the company provides design engineering services. Crossbow Technology offers its products through a network of distributors worldwide.

NuSpeed Internet Systems

Acquisition in 2000
NuSpeed Internet Systems' technology connects storage area networks and Internet Protocol networks. NuSpeed Internet Systems technology will be implemented in Cisco solutions to interconnect storage area networks with metropolitan area networks (MANs), wide area networks (WANs) and local area networks (LANs). NuSpeed Internet Systems is a leading company in implementing the iSCSI protocol that provides a way for the two disparate networks to communicate. Customers benefit by managing a single, common network infrastructure as opposed to two separate and distinct environments.

Tail-f Systems

Acquisition in 2014
Tail-f Systems is the leading provider of configuration management and network automation software. Network Equipment Providers use Tail-f software to build on-device management systems and EMS/NMS platforms in less time and with differentiated capabilities. Service Providers use Tail-f software to quickly build scalable, agile management systems and benefit by bringing network services to market faster and more reliably. Tail-f Systems, a Red Herring Top 100 company, is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

Skyport Systems

Acquisition in 2018
Skyport Systems develops Hyper-Secured Infrastructure (HSI) that ensures the security of mission-critical IT and corporate assets, with tight integration of compute, security, virtualization and policy management. Skyport’s SkySecure System is an engineered hardware, software and service stack. It operates as a single turn-key system inclusive of all necessary software and hardware and provides continuous protection and integrity verification for application workloads and their underlying hardware and software.

Sipura Technology

Acquisition in 2005
Sipura Technology, Inc. was a Voice over IP (VoIP) startup company based in San Jose, California.

LiveAction

Series A in 2014
LiveAction is an enterprise software company that simplifies the network for better digital experiences by providing continuous insight, service assurance and control of enterprise networks. Our award-winning network performance and analytics platform, LiveNX, offers a deep understanding of networks and applies situational awareness to accelerate employee productivity and boost customer satisfaction. LiveAction’s LiveNX platform maximizes a company’s investments in IT network management by ensuring users consistently have optimal online experiences without interruptions or delays. LiveNX performs network diagnostics, monitors service delivery to ensure service level agreements (SLA) are met, automates device discovery to make it easier for users to access the network, and issues proactive alerts to potential problems. It visualizes the entire network and presents a comprehensive view of performance through a dynamic dashboard.

Picolight

Series C in 2000
Picolight Incorporated designed and manufactured high-bandwidth optical transceivers and components. The company offered ethernet and fiber channel transceivers and optical transit and receivers. It catered to the local area networking, optical switches and computer systems, and optical metro applications sectors. The company was founded in 1995 and was based in Louisville, Colorado.
Apalya Technologies Private Limited provides video streaming managed services to telecom operators, handset manufacturers, and content owners in India, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia. It offers Myplex, an entertainment service that offers on-demand and live TV content across a selection of Hollywood and Indian movies, TV shows, video clips, and trailers, as well as a selection of live TV channels and other entertainment-related content; Mobile TV, which provides live, unicast, multicast, and broadcast of live TV to users across mobile networks globally; and rePlay TV, a destination for TV shows, premium videos, and regional content. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Hyderabad, India. As of December 22, 2015, Apalya Technologies Private Limited operates as a subsidiary of U Digital Content Private Limited.

Twingo Systems

Acquisition in 2004
Twingo Systems is a provider of desktop security solutions.

NDS

Acquisition in 2012
NDS Group Ltd is a private company owned by the Permira Funds and News Corporation. It creates innovative technologies that allow pay-TV operators to generate revenues by securely delivering digital content to TVs, set-top boxes (STBs), digital video recorders (DVRs), PCs, portable media players (PMPs), removable media, and other mobile devices.

ClearAccess

Acquisition in 2012
ClearAccess offers advanced broadband CPE management solutions based on the TR-069 standard that address the growing need for automatic subscriber activation, remote CPE management, and new incremental revenue streams. The ClearVision Management System decreases operational expenses and customer churn by offering greater WAN/LAN support capabilities as well as increasing profitability through the delivery of new data services.

InfoGear Technology

Acquisition in 2000
InfoGear produces software and ASICs for the low-cost Internet Appliance market. The initial product, iPHONE, is a smart telephone with a touch screen for simple access to on-line services and the Internet/Intranet. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Redwood City, California.

RingCentral, Inc.

Series C in 2010
RingCentral's cloud-based communication and collaboration platform offers a comprehensive set of capabilities that unify voice, business messaging, team collaboration, video conferencing, and online meetings. RingCentral revolutionizes the power of the cloud to help companies across the globe work smarter, radically improving the way businesses partner with customers and co-workers. We offer nimble business communication solutions, used in more than 350,000 organizations worldwide, that rapidly scale as enterprises grow. It’s a capable platform that offers more than VoIP phone service or cloud PBX. We deliver complete unified communications as a service (UCaaS)—the kind of solutions that integrate seamlessly within your current application and framework, without expensive on-premise hardware or hassles. Bridging the divide across multiple devices—including smartphones, tablets, computers, and desk phones—RingCentral solutions provide today’s mobile workforce with the flexible communication tools needed to get the job done right. RingCentral helps small businesses manage mobile, fax and e-mail communications. Its core product offering includes RingCentral Office, RingCentral Professional and RingCentral Internet Fax, with services provided in the US, Canada and the UK. RingCentral, headquartered in Belmont, CA, is funded by [Sequoia Capital](/financial-organization/sequoia-capital), [Khosla Ventures](/financial-organization/khosla-ventures) and [DAG](/financial-organization/dag-ventures) and was founded in 2003 by [Vlad Shmunis](/person/vlad-shmunis). Products RingCentral Office is a comprehensive Voice over Internet Protocol phone service for small businesses and enterprise companies. This allows customers to connect teams in different locations. RingCentral Office combines a hosted multi-extension business phone system with voice and fax functionality, unlimited calling and pre-configured phones. This allows businesses to connect teams in different locations. RingCentral Glip provides a single, unified team workspace that empowers customers to work, communicate, and collaborate faster and more effectively than ever before. Emails, scattered discussions, and disjointed resources are drastically reduced as teams share conversations, files, tasks, and calendars. Teams, whether internal or external, can collaborate using their favorite devices anytime, anyplace—all within the Glip team workspace. RingCentral Contact Center is an omnichannel, hosted contact center solution that’s easy to deploy, integrate, and scale. This cloud-based contact center solution connects your business to your customers like never before. Your agents get the data and features needed to deliver professional, effective service, while your customers enjoy better communication and faster response times. RingCentral Professional provides customers with a single local or toll free number that connects their existing phone lines as virtual extensions. It is equipped with advanced call forwarding and answering rules. Users can also receive calls, transmit faxes and listen to voicemail online through their RingCentral account. RingCentral Fax is an internet fax product that gives users the ability to send and receive faxes through the Internet, replacing the fax machine. Aside from the ability to transmit documents online, users can also sign and edit their faxes digitally, eliminating the need to print and scan faxes. Users also receive a text and an email message every time a new fax arrives

Jungo Software

Series D in 2006
Jungo Connectivity Ltd.develops the residential gateway software platform called OpenRG which enables Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to bring broadband customer premises equipment (CPE) such as residential gateways, SOHO gateways and IADs to market quickly. Jungo also provides software development tools for embedded systems and telephony applications, which have millions of installations in the market to date.

Puppet

Series E in 2014
Puppet makes infrastructure actionable, scalable and intelligent. From the data center to the cloud, Puppet helps enterprises modernize and manage their infrastructure to deliver innovation and efficiency through continuous automation. More than 40,000 organizations — including more than 80 percent of the Global 5000 — have benefited from Puppet’s open source and commercial solutions to ensure business continuity, optimize costs, boost compliance and ensure security - all while accelerating the adoption of DevOps practices and delivery of self-service.

Finjan Holdings

Venture Round in 2008
Finjan Holdings, Inc., a cybersecurity company, provides intellectual property licensing and enforcement services in the United States and internationally. The company owns a portfolio of patents related to software and hardware technologies that proactively detect malicious code and thereby protects end users from identity and data theft, spyware, malware, phishing, Trojans, and other web and network threats. Its patented technologies are used in specific cybersecurity technology areas, including endpoint/cloud software, web gateway/internet infrastructure, and networking equipment markets. The company’s technology scans and repels the latest and unknown threats to network, web, and endpoint devices on a real-time basis. It also develops mobile security applications; and invests in cybersecurity technologies and intellectual property. Finjan Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in East Palo Alto, California.

iControl Networks

Series D in 2011
Offers connected home solutions to households worldwide

Mashery, Inc.

Venture Round in 2012
Mashery is the world's leading provider of API technology and services. We have helped over 175 top brands—including USA TODAY, Comcast, Hoover's, Klout, Associated Press, Rdio, and Travelocity—take advantage of APIs to build new revenue channels, speed time-to-market, and spur innovation. Mashery's unique, holistic approach to API management encompasses working with clients to craft profitable platform strategies, ensuring fast, reliable API access, and facilitating relationships with our network of developers. Since Mashery was founded in 2006, we have built a global API delivery network that supports 60,000 active apps built by over 200,000 developers. In May 2013, we officially became a part of Intel Corporation.

4Paradigm

Series C in 2020
4Paradigm is an artificial intelligence technology and service provider. Fourth paradigm has a machine learning technology that can accurately predict and mine data, help enterprises improve efficiency, reduce risks, and obtain greater commercial value. The “migration learning” initiated by the fourth paradigm founding team is considered by the industry to be "The next generation of artificial intelligence technology", the fourth paradigm maintains the world's leading edge in the field of migration learning

Pawaa Software

Acquisition in 2015
Pawaa Software Private Limited provides data security solutions. Its products include pawaaFILE, a file format that executes data leak prevention capabilities in a standardized model agnostic to file format, content, transaction and application technologies, and operating system or environment; pawaaSHARE, a security solution for enterprise network file share and storage systems that ensures lifecycle security for files and the content embedded in the files; Pawaa paradigm, which helps to enhance conventional information security model based on complex security controls across networks, devices, users, connectivity, applications, and systems with a unified and standardized model of security controls at the content level protecting from threats caused by user behavior; pawaaWEBB, a data protection tool that provides security for Web applications; pawaaSTUDIO, an on-demand information security tools for IT consumers; PLUSPawaa, which realizes information life time security for commercial, proprietary, and legacy IT applications or systems by adopting the generic three-tier information security model defined by the Pawaa paradigm; and pawaaDOCS, a launch pad for the pawaaSTUDIO on-demand information security model that powers Google Apps to deliver information lifecycle security tools, processes, and solutions to micro, small, and medium businesses, as well as to individual consumers. The company’s pawaaWEBB and pawaaFILE products are used in various industries, such as healthcare, IT, manufacturing, and finance. Pawaa Software Private Limited was incorporated in 2004 and is based in Bengaluru, India. As per the transaction announced on August 14, 2015, Pawaa Software Private Limited operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.

Ardent Communications

Acquisition in 1997
Ardent Communications Inc. (Ardent) is engaged in offering and delivering client-focused solutions in the field of advertising, marketing and communications. The Company is engaged in developing creative advertisements for its clients. The creative resources consisted of copywriters, designers and art directors. The market knowledge and experience of the full spectrum of media, combined with tools and methodologies employed by the Company provides the client with media planning and buying service.

Scientific Atlanta

Acquisition in 2005
Cisco Systems, Inc., has completed the acquisition of Scientific-Atlanta of Lawrenceville, Georgia. Scientific-Atlanta is a leading global provider of set-top boxes, end-to-end video distribution networks and video systems integration. This acquisition will allow Cisco to offer a world class, end-to-end data, voice, video, and mobility solution for carrier networks and the digital home.

Voicera

Acquisition in 2019
Voicea is the creator of EVA, an Enterprise Voice Assistant. EVA is an intelligent meeting facilitator that helps people have more productive meetings by making meetings searchable, taking note of decisions, and encouraging follow-up on action items. Leveraging a blend of artificial intelligence and speech recognition, EVA is built to propel professionals to be more efficient, effective and creative. Headquartered in Menlo Park, CA. Voicea is led by veterans from Oracle, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

NetSift

Acquisition in 2005
NetSift, Inc., a network security company, develops content processing technology for networking and security.

CREDANT Technologies

Series C in 2007
CREDANT Technologies, Inc. provides endpoint data protection and management solutions. It offers CMG Enterprise Edition that delivers data security without interfering with user productivity; CMG for External Media; and CMG Standalone Edition, which works on devices that store or access sensitive or confidential data. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Addison, Texas with additional offices in the United States and Europe.

American Internet Corporation

Acquisition in 1998
American Internet Corporation provides a suite of management applications aimed at simplifying user access to, from, and onto large IP based data networks, and the first vendor to provide software that provisions users based business policy and user attributes. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Bedford, Massachusetts.

WSO2

Venture Round in 2013
WSO2 is the #1 open source integration vendor. It offers a complete platform that enables businesses to integrate, manage, govern and process any application, data or system—on-premises or in the cloud. Enterprises and governments across the world rely on WSO2’s consulting and subscriptions that accelerate the evolution of any digital native initiative. Today, over 450 enterprise customers representing the world's best brands, process more than 5 trillion transactions through WSO2 each year.

Move Networks

Series C in 2008
Move Networks is a provider of comprehensive solutions that delivers the next generation of live, multi-channel television over the Internet. Leveraging its award-winning adaptive streaming technology, Move Networks integrates middleware, content management, subscription packaging, billing, and digital rights management to deliver a rich television experience through the Internet. Move's platform provides both telecommunications providers and media companies with the ability to generate revenue through both subscription-based services and enhanced advertising solutions.

EVRYTHNG

Series A in 2014
EVRYTHNG is the internet of things smart products platform connecting consumer products to the Web and managing real-time data to drive applications and analytics throughout the product lifecycle. Its a consumer product manufacturers work with EVRYTHNG to manage billions of intelligent identities in the cloud for their products. This enables brands to deliver digital services directly to end-users through their products, manage supply chains more effectively using real-time data, and operate smart products connected to the broader ecosystem of applications and services on the Web and in the enterprise. It was founded in 2011 and is based in London, Greater London.

Adir Technologies

Series A in 2000
Adir Technologies develops and markets network management software for VoIP and other packet-based multimedia networks. It provides software solutions for telecommunications, internet, wireless, and broadband service providers and enterprises. Adir Technologies is acquired by NetSpeak Corporation in August 2001. Adir Technologies was founded in 1995 and is based in Newark, New Jersey.

Active Voice Corporation

Acquisition in 2000
Active Voice is a social networking voice application with a variety of functions that include voice messages and emails. It also enables users to share their ideas on Twitter and Facebook. Active Voice provides voice recognition support for 23 languages and accents, with full support for Chinese. It can also convert spoken Mandarin, Cantonese, English and Japanese into text. Active Voice is powered by speech recognition technologies that require a Wi-Fi or 3G internet connection. Upon its launch on iTunes, the app was downloaded 230,000 times in its first month.

Adir Technologies

Series B in 2001
Adir Technologies develops and markets network management software for VoIP and other packet-based multimedia networks. It provides software solutions for telecommunications, internet, wireless, and broadband service providers and enterprises. Adir Technologies is acquired by NetSpeak Corporation in August 2001. Adir Technologies was founded in 1995 and is based in Newark, New Jersey.

Home Director

Venture Round in 2000
Home Director is based in Morrisville, North Carolina, Home Director has over 150 employees dedicated to delivering the best home networking systems available anywhere today and in the future. Home Director Inc. was launched in January 2000 as an independent, entrepreneurial spin-off of the former IBM Home Network Solutions Unit.

Observable Networks

Acquisition in 2017
Observable offers Network Security-as-a-Service providing automated security analytics and modeling to continuously analyze the behavior of all network devices. Observable Networks, the Clayton-based network security startup.

Skystone Systems

Acquisition in 1997
Skystone Systems Corporation manufactures and markets semiconductor and sub-system chips for telecommunications and data communications equipment manufacturers. The company was founded in 1994 is based in Nepean, Canada.

Tilera

Series D in 2011
Tilera Corporation, a fabless semiconductor company, designs multicore embedded processors for networking, digital multimedia, and wireless infrastructure markets. The company offers multicore processors for processing and power requirements, multicore software development tools, and boards. Its products include TILEPro, a multicore processor, which delivers the performance computing for embedded applications, such as networking, wireless infrastructure, and digital multimedia processing; multicore development environment, a multicore programming solution; and TILExpress PCIe production cards. Tilera Corporation was founded in 2004 and is based in San Jose, California. It has locations in Westborough, Massachusetts and Beijing, China.
Developer of a cloud-based mobile marketing platform designed to connect the digital and physical worlds through the use of innovative technology. The company's platform is based on the principals of proximity marketing and engage customers in a personalized, context-aware way that leverages indoor location and proximity, enabling businesses and brands to leverage BLE beacon technology to deliver context-rich experiences to their end users.

Cognitive Security

Acquisition in 2013
Cisco Completes its Acquisition of Cognitive Security - Cisco

VideoIQ

Series C in 2011
VideoIQ, Inc. produces intelligent video surveillance systems. The company's products include Icvr intelligent IP cameras and encoders with video recording and analytics for building video analytics, content-aware storage, and intelligent networking into security cameras and encoders; and HD intelligent smart video analytics engines, which act as a digital guard, transforming video surveillance into a system for warning and security protection in various environment and under various conditions. It serves water treatment, chemical, and processing plants in the utilities and infrastructure sector; factory settings in the industrial sector; and truck and train terminals, and highways in the transportation sector. The company also serves government buildings, borders, and military bases in the homeland security industry; and headquarters facilities, hospitals, and production facilities in the corporate campus sector. In addition, it serves car dealerships, parking lots and garages, rental yards, hospitals, and construction sites in the commercial outdoor sector; and luxury homes, notable persons, second homes, and the residential home construction sector. The company sells its products in the United States and Europe through video surveillance integrators and resellers. VideoIQ, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Bedford, Massachusetts.

Granite Systems

Acquisition in 1996
Granite Systems is a provider of network configuration management software for the telecommunications industry.

Acacia Communications, Inc.

Acquisition in 2019
Acacia Communications, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells high-speed coherent optical interconnect products in the United States, China, Germany, Thailand, and internationally. The company offers embedded and pluggable module products consisting of optical interconnect modules with transmission speeds ranging from 100 to 1,200 gigabits per second for use in long-haul, metro, and inter-data center markets. It also provides semiconductor products, such as low-power coherent digital signal processor application-specific integrated circuits and silicon photonic integrated circuits that are integrated into embedded and pluggable modules. The company sells its products through a direct sales force to network equipment manufacturers, network operators, and cloud service providers. Acacia Communications, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Maynard, Massachusetts.

Appfolio

Series B in 2008
AppFolio Property Manager is a web-based property management software solution designed to help professional residential property managers focus on growing their business, not managing their software.

Internet Engineering Group

Acquisition in 1999
IEng is a developer of high-performance software.

Ushahidi

Grant in 2009
Ushahidi develops and builds an open source software platform for information collection, visualization, and interactive mapping applications. It offers Ushahidi platform, a tool to crowdsource information using multiple channels, including SMS, email, Twitter, and the Web; SwiftRiver, a platform that enables the filtering and verification of real-time data from channels, such as Twitter, SMS, email, and RSS feeds; and Crowdmap, a simplest installation of the Ushahidi platform that allows to set up user’s own deployment of the Ushahidi platform without having to install it on their Web server. Its tools democratize information, enhance transparency, and lower the barriers for individuals to share their stories. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Reva Systems

Series B in 2007
Reva Systems develops radio-frequency identification (RFID) network infrastructure products that enable customers to rapidly deploy scalable solutions in any environment. Reva's standards-based Tag Acquisition Processor (TAP) appliances facilitate improved system performance, manageability and security while significantly lessening implementation time and complexity.

Arch Rock Corporation

Acquisition in 2010
Arch Rock Corporation is a systems and software company that builds innovative products and technology for wireless sensor networks. The Company's mission is to bridge the physical and digital worlds by bringing data gathered by wireless sensor networks into the enterprise IT infrastructure, where it can be easily viewed, analyzed and managed. Wireless sensor networking is critical for broad and immediate access to sensory information. The technology removes the physical boundaries that shackle instruments, bringing sensing to places and things previously unobservable and creating networks to make that information readily accessible. Equally important are leading-edge Internet and Web technologies, which provide an architecture for highly scalable networks and efficient integration of diverse information sources. The Arch Rock founding team pioneered the research and development of wireless sensor networking and its integration into enterprise data management. Our combination of real-world know-how, technical expertise, and visionary insight drives our mission to expand the Internet with awareness of the physical world of matter, space, and time. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in San Francisco, California.

BlackArrow

Series C in 2010
BlackArrow is a provider of TV advertising and data solutions. Reaching over 37 million homes and trusted by the world’s largest service providers such as Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Virgin Media, Rogers Communications, and Bright House Networks, the company helps the pay-TV industry monetize video delivered to any screen at any time. Through a suite of integrated products, the company helps the pay-TV industry increase revenues by delivering more timely and efficient sales and marketing messages, extend TV services new screens, and gain real-time measurement and audience insights across multiple screens.

Axioss

Acquisition in 2011
AXIOSS software suite is a fulfillment platform that strengthens the Cisco service provider management offering by automating ordering and fulfillment.

DynamicSoft

Acquisition in 2004
DynamicSoft provides carrier-class infrastructure software for packet-based wireline and wireless communications networks. The company's infrastructure solutions enable carriers and communications application service providers to deploy telephony applications and converged services over Internet protocol-based networks. Its dynamicsoft Service Engine allows mobile carriers to deliver voice and data services over packet network, as well as provides a migration path to various IP 3G network environments; supports various services, such as voice, multimedia messaging, instant messaging, and presence; and consolidates common functions, which include customer data storage, authentication, authorization, provisioning, and service interaction. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in East Hanover, New Jersey.

iControl Networks

Series C in 2009
Offers connected home solutions to households worldwide

Digitalsmiths

Series C in 2009
Digitalsmiths drives video providers' ability to access video archives and offer personalized experiences through comprehensive, accurate and actionable video metadata. The company's video discovery solutions are independent of content format or destination device, enabling personalized video experiences that are proven to drive more engagement and greater monetization across mobile, broadband, tablet and TV offerings. Digitalsmiths' customers include today's leading Hollywood studios, broadcasters, distributors and publishers including Warner Bros., Turner, The CW Network, Paramount, Telepictures and more.

Vectorly Inc.

Grant in 2017
Vectorly is a video compression startup from MIT, whose vector encoding technology can compress videos by up to 50x while also improving visual quality. Vector encoding is particularly effective for animations, screencasts and anything not recorded with a video camera (10 to 15% of video on the internet). Video platforms can license their software or use their APIs to compress their videos, reducing CDN costs and improving end-user experience. Vectorly was formerly known as "dot Learn".

Vovida Networks

Acquisition in 2000
Vovida Networks develops a Linux based communications infrastructure company and the global pioneer of open source telephony. Acquired by Cisco in 2000.

Ambow Education

Series A in 2006
Ambow Education Holding Ltd. (Ticker symbol: AMBOY) is a leading national provider of educational and career enhancement services in China. Ambow business addresses two critical demands in China’s education market, the desire for students to be admitted into top secondary and post-secondary schools, and the desire for graduates of those schools to obtain more attractive jobs. Ambow offer high quality, individualized services and products through its combined online and offline delivery model powered by its proprietary technologies and infrastructure, helping students achieve “Better Schools, Better Jobs” goals. Ambow’s educational services cover K-12 education, vocational education and enterprise training. As of December 31, 2016, Ambow had a total of 49 learning centers and schools, comprised of 16 tutoring centers, 4 K-12 schools, 10 career enhancement centers, 18 training offices and 1 career enhancement campus, which are located in 30 provinces and autonomous regions within China.

ThinkSmart Technologies

Acquisition in 2012
ThinkSmart Technologies offers enhancement wireless network infrastructure services. The Company provides location analytics for customers to effectively analyze end user behavior. ThinkSmart Technologies operates was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

Collaborate.com

Acquisition in 2013
Collaborate.com is a unified document sharing, task management, and team communication environment for today’s mobile workforce. With native support for iPhone™, iPod Touch™, Android™, and the Web – and out-of-the-box integration with popular cloud services such as Box™, Dropbox™, Evernote™, Google Drive™, Apple iCloud™, and email – teams can get started with Collaborate.com in minutes by visiting the Collaborate.com Web site or downloading the app directly from the App Store or Google Play. Collaborate.com is a service of Boston-based Kibits Corp. The company was founded in 2011 by seasoned entrepreneurs Matt Cutler and David Greenstein and is backed by Google Ventures, Charles River Ventures, General Catalyst, SOS Ventures, Commonwealth Capital Ventures, Launch Capital, and others.

Waygum, Inc.

Grant in 2014
Waygum Inc. designs and develops an industrial level mobile development platform which allows users to build and deploy Internet of Industrial things integrated mobile applications. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Dublin, California.

Tidal Software

Acquisition in 2009
Tidal Software provides application scheduling and performance management software that simplifies IT operations by automating and integrating performance and process management. Tidal’s product puts IT operations management into the business process using new levels of automation, visibility, and control over systems. Tidal also gives IT deep visibility into and precise control over new SOA-based composite solutions consisting of packaged applications and custom components in Microsoft .NET and Java. Tidal is venture-backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Novus Ventures, Panorama Capital, and VantagePoint Venture Partners.

BellyCard

Series B in 2013
They are thrilled to announce our new company name: Hatch Loyalty. They believe Hatch represents the evolution, growth and innovation of our company. Belly will continue to thrive as our small business product and support our company mission to empower retailers to build more meaningful relationships with their customers.

FiveAcross

Acquisition in 2007
FiveAcross, a Social Network platform targeting companies trying to connect with their clients and users, was acquired by [Cisco](http://www.crunchbase.com/organization/cisco) in February of 2007.

Starent Networks

Acquisition in 2009
Starent Networks is a provider of multimedia core technology that enables mobile operators to deliver mobile broadband to their subscribers. Their proven platforms and software solutions combine significant performance capabilities and system intelligence required by the worlds most demanding mobile networks.

HyNEX

Acquisition in 2000
HyNEX, Ltd. offers ATM access connectivity solutions for various companies, service providers, original equipment manufacturers, and value added resellers. It offers HyLINK switches for the internetworking market. The company provides a series of LAN/ATM switches for Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, and FDDI networks, as well as a stand-alone, compact switch that provides ATM connectivity for workgroups and campuses. It also provides DeskLINK multiplexer for branch office ATM data access market. The company offers multiplexers that provide Ethernet and Frame Relay access to ATM networks. It also provides network termination units for ATM network providers. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Shefayim, Israel.
RiverMeadow provides an integrated, end-to-end multi-cloud migration platform and services to dramatically reduce the time, cost and risk associated with moving physical, virtual and cloud-based workloads into and between public, private and hybrid clouds. From Discovery and Assessment through Cloud Migration and Optimization, RiverMeadow accelerates your journey to the cloud, ensuring a successful outcome regardless of scale or complexity. RiverMeadow’s deep expertise and comprehensive cloud transformation Platform and Services have been selected by many leading global brands, partners and service providers as their trusted solution for their cloud journey needs.

Jasper Technologies, Inc.

Acquisition in 2016
Jasper Technologies provides a cloud-based Internet of Things (IoT) platform that enables various companies to launch, manage, and monetize IoT services on a global scale. It offers Control Center, an automated connectivity management platform that enables users to manage their connected devices, manage low power and low usage connected devices and launch, manage, and monetize connected car services. Jasper Technologies also provides Control Center for Mobile Enterprise that automates mobility management for employee business mobile phones and tablets. It serves agriculture, connected cars, connected homes and buildings, healthcare, industrial equipment, retail and payment solutions, smart cities, and transportation and logistics customers. Amit Gupta, Daniel Collins, and Jahangir Mohammed founded Jasper Wireless in 2004 that became Jasper Technologies in May 2014, with headquarters in Santa Clara in California with operations in Alpharetta in Georgia. Jasper Technologies operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems as of March 18, 2016.

Perfigo

Acquisition in 2004
Perfigo develops packaged network access control solutions. It offers CleanMachines, a network centric solution that combines identity management, network traffic control, vulnerability assessment, and patch management. CleanMachines minimizes network downtime and disruptions in productivity by stopping the spread of viruses and worms before noncompliant machines gain network access. It serves education, healthcare, retail, and utilities industries. Perfigo was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Latigent

Acquisition in 2007
Latigent provides business intelligence and performance management solutions for call centers and the mid-markets in the United States. Its products include BlueVue, a Web-based business intelligence and analytics tool; and Archiver, an engine for integrating data from the enterprise into a consolidated and normalized repository. The company offers its solutions for decision support, data mining, scorecards, and reporting from various data sources. Latigent, LLC was founded in 2002 and is based in Chicago, Illinois. Latigent, LLC operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.

Arroyo Video Solutions

Acquisition in 2006
Arroyo Video Solutions is a video on demand company based in the United States. It was acquired by Cisco Systems on August 21, 2006.

CALISTA

Acquisition in 1999
Calista designs and manufactures devices which connect telephone exchanges to IP networks, voicemail systems and call recording systems, according to information on the company's Web site.

Digitalsmiths

Series C in 2011
Digitalsmiths drives video providers' ability to access video archives and offer personalized experiences through comprehensive, accurate and actionable video metadata. The company's video discovery solutions are independent of content format or destination device, enabling personalized video experiences that are proven to drive more engagement and greater monetization across mobile, broadband, tablet and TV offerings. Digitalsmiths' customers include today's leading Hollywood studios, broadcasters, distributors and publishers including Warner Bros., Turner, The CW Network, Paramount, Telepictures and more.

Indiagames

Funding Round in 2005
Indiagames Ltd is India's benchmark mobile and online games company and a leading global mobile game publisher. The Company is engaged in publishing and developing games across various platforms including Online and Mobile. Indiagames’ products are developed and published across all major technology platforms and are distributed through partnerships with mobile operators in over 75 countries. In India, the Company also distributes games via its consumer focused website and operates a broadband Games on Demand service located at http://www.indiagames.com. Indiagames has over 300 employees and offices in Mumbai, London, Los Angeles & Beijing. Internationally the company publishes mobile titles via its IG FUN brand. Key investors include UTV– India’s foremost Media & Entertainment Company, Adobe Inc. and Cisco Systems Inc.

Rohati Systems

Acquisition in 2010
Rohati Systems, Inc. enables transaction level policy enforcement for securing data center resources. Rohati has introduced a portfolio of high-performance data center platforms delivering agent-less access management for organizations of any size. Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Rohati was the culmination of ideas from five seasoned security, systems and networking experts with combined work experience of forty plus years at Cisco.

Kyligence Inc.

Series B in 2018
Kyligence Inc. is a data intelligence company that offers big data analytics products powered by Apache Kylin, an open source OLAP engine built for interactive analytics of petabyte-scale data on Hadoop. Founded in 2016 by creators of Apache Kylin, Kyligence focuses on Big Data technologies and innovation, offering next-generation data warehouse and business intelligence solution on top of Hadoop from on-premises to the cloud.

Procket Networks

Acquisition in 2004
Procket Networks has developed Concurrent Services Routers that change today's Internet into a highly reliable, scalable and profitable new network. They let their customers focus on building successful businesses rather than troubleshooting their networks. Their team of proven network and silicon architects set out to solve the problems plaguing today's Internet including 20 year old software, unreliable routing hardware and the lack of intelligent network management systems that are resulting in traffic congestion, low reliability, poor scalability and reduced profitability. Procket Networks has fundamentally redesigned the network from the ground up with breakthrough software, silicon, high-availability routing systems and service intelligence innovations that are designed to make the new network always available, effortless, reliable, predictable, economical and dependable.

Celeno

Series E in 2012
Celeno Communications is a fabless semiconductor company developing components and subsystems for high performance carrier-class WiFi systems and networks. Celeno's breakthrough technology enables a new vision in home wireless networking by delivering high definition entertaiment and multimedia content throughout the home. Celeno's components provide the boost in throughput, coverage, and QoS necessary to deliver multiple HDTV, SDTV, VoIP and Data "triple play" services over the home network. Celeno's core competency is based on smart antenna technology, spatial radio switching combined with adaptive channel coding, dynamic time-space scheduling, and multimedia QoS optimization. The technology targets applications requiring the highest level of system performance (capacity and reach), consistent carrier-class multimedia QoS, and tight security protection.

Citycloud

Series B in 2017
Citycloud is a Hangzhou-based company specializing in cloud computing and big data technologies.Provider of a big-data cloud solutions designed for smart infrastructure developers. The company specializes in developing cloud-based and big-data products including big data processing engine, cloud computing operation systems, and enterprise collaboration cloud platform, providing innovative data management and computing solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises and local governments involved in smart city development.

OpTier Inc.

Series D in 2008
OpTier is a provider of an application Performance Management (APM) and Big Data Analytics, analyzing billions of business transactions per day. With transactions in its DNA, OpTier offers the market an award-winning, cloud-based APM solution that helps businesses proactively manage, monitor and optimize their production applications. OpTier helps provide global 1000 enterprises – such as Aflac, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Morgan Stanley, O2 and Wells Fargo – with insights that improve application performance, business results, and customer satisfaction.

Bandspeed

Venture Round in 2001
Bandspeed provides combined silicon-software solutions that dramatically simplify the deployment and ongoing management of enterprise wireless LANs, thereby lowering the total cost of ownership. Bandspeed's RF management solution offers the superior physical layer performance that enterprises require, plus the flexibility of a software implementation that enables OEMs and ODMs to rapidly create new services. Utilizing omni-directional or spatial division multiple access (SDMA) platforms, the Bandspeed solution enables cost-effective indoor, campus and outdoor wireless LANs with continuous automated management features that ensure unsurpassed network efficiency and user satisfaction.

LightStream Corporation

Acquisition in 1994
LightStream was a LAN switching company based in the United States.

Soonr

Series C in 2009
Soonr is a secure cloud service for teams to work together on shared digital content from any device, anywhere in the world. With Soonr Workplace, businesses and teams can store, share, access, search, edit and sync files across platforms with support for more than 800 mobile devices including Android, Blackberry, iPhone and iPad. Soonr incorporates patented rendering technology and was designed with teams, remote access and security in mind.

Worklife

Acquisition in 2016
WorkLife is a web app that helps teams have more productive meetings. It is a collaboration platform that automates best practices for managing meetings, projects and people and helps team to improve their performance by using it. It helps to create agendas, stay on track during the meeting, and ensure next steps will be done afterwards. WorkLife is founded in 2014 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Urbanise

Venture Round in 2009
Urbanise uses cloud technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) to completely reimagine service delivery to buildings and communities. It offers customers innovative service delivery solutions that make everyday life for the urban citizen easier.

Ayla Networks Inc.

Series B in 2014
Ayla Networks empowers leading manufacturers by simplifying the inherent complexity of the Internet of Things (IoT), enabling them to turn their products into smart connected systems and transform their businesses to compete in the game-changing world of connectivity. Delivered as a cloud platform-as-a-service (PaaS), Ayla’s Agile IoT platform provides the flexibility and modularity to enable rapid changes to practically any type of device, cloud or app environment. Ayla Networks was named a 2015 Cool Vendor in the Internet of Things by Gartner, Inc. Ayla’s investors include Cisco, the International Finance Corporation, SAIF Partners, Crosslink Capital, Voyager Capital, Linear Venture and SJF Ventures. For more information, visit www.aylanetworks.com. Ayla Networks was founded in 2010 and is based in Santa Clara, California.

Pure Networks

Acquisition in 2008
Equipment management, content and digital services to individuals and companies

CoreOptics

Acquisition in 2010
CoreOptics is the leading providers of 10G and 40G Distortion Tolerant Transponder Modules and IC solutions for Metro, Regional and Long Haul optical & data networking markets.With a belief that optical communications networks must become open systems that economically transmit information regardless of data rate or fiber types, CoreOptics provides the only field-proven MLSE-based equalization solutions on the market today. This innovative technology helps Tier 1 systems vendors and carriers deploy the next generation of high-performance networks using their existing fiber infrastructure. CoreOptics' 10G and 40G Distortion Tolerant Transponder Modules eliminate the need for Optical Compensators and the respective Second Stage Amplifiers, allowing customers to reduce their first-in deployment cost by up to 30%.

Equinix, Inc. (REIT)

Venture Round in 2000
Equinix is an internet company that provides data center services for companies, businesses, and organizations. It offers a software application platform designed for digital businesses that help its users to connect to their customers, employees, and partners. The company was founded in 1998 and headquartered in Redwood City, California.

Jabber

Acquisition in 2008
Jabber, Inc. develops and markets commercial real-time presence and messaging solutions for the enterprise, government, communications/service providers, financial services, and original equipment manufacturer markets. It offers JabberNow that provides out-of-the-box collaboration features, such as presence-based instant messaging and text conferencing/group chat in a secure messaging environment to small and medium workforces; and Jabber Extensible Communications Platform, a presence, messaging, and XML routing platform. The company also provides Jabber MomentIM, an extensible Windows desktop client; Jabber Messenger for the Web, a zero-footprint Web browser client; and Mobile Clients solution that offers instant messaging and presence functionality to mobile users. In addition, it offers maintenance and support, installation and configuration assistance, training, consulting, and custom development services. Jabber offers its products through reseller, strategic, and development partners. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Denver, Colorado with additional offices in Washington, District of Columbia. As of October 31, 2008, Jabber, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.

OpTier Inc.

Venture Round in 2007
OpTier is a provider of an application Performance Management (APM) and Big Data Analytics, analyzing billions of business transactions per day. With transactions in its DNA, OpTier offers the market an award-winning, cloud-based APM solution that helps businesses proactively manage, monitor and optimize their production applications. OpTier helps provide global 1000 enterprises – such as Aflac, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Morgan Stanley, O2 and Wells Fargo – with insights that improve application performance, business results, and customer satisfaction.

Tivella

Acquisition in 2006
Tivella provides solutions for the video on demand and interactive services over IP marketplaces. It offers VIPbox, a software for IP-based set-top boxes; and TAS servers for providing administrative services for the VIPbox based set-top boxes networks. The company also provides corporate messaging and training, business updates, private channels, and information/announcements solutions for enterprise TV; and video/audio advertisements, price promotion, and product launch solutions for retail TV. In addition, it offers video-on-demand, video distribution from district level, real-time broadcasts, and e-rate certified solutions for education TV. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Half Moon Bay, California. As of January 9, 2007, Tivella, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.

Composite Software

Acquisition in 2013
Composite Software, Inc. disrupted the data integration market with a faster, lower cost data integration approach now known as data virtualization.

Netiverse

Acquisition in 2000
Netiverse is a provider of content acceleration technology that enhances the performance and functionality of networking devices. Netiverse's technology was developed specifically for use across multiple product lines and will be integrated into Cisco's existing content networking solutions.

Worldwide Data Systems

Acquisition in 1999
Worldwide Data Systems is a leader in consulting and engineering services for converged data and voice networks.

The Linksys Group

Acquisition in 2003
Linksys is the provider of home networking products with a broadline of wired and wireless products for consumers and SOHO (small office/home office) users.

SAN Valley Systems

Series B in 2000
SAN Valley is a privately held Silicon Valley company whose mission is to deliver high reliability, cost effective, next generation storage infrastructure solutions to enterprise and service providers worldwide. SAN Valley is developing high performance end-to-end optical edge access products to address the multi-billion dollar market opportunity for delivering value-added storage connectivity into enterprise, service provider and carrier networks.

Loggly

Series C in 2014
Loggly, Inc. develops a cloud based application intelligence solutions for app developers. The company offers log management, troubleshooting, root cause analysis, systems monitoring and alerting solutions, application debugging, deployment monitoring, application analytics solutions, and APIs for developers. Loggly, Inc. was incorporated in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. As of January 8, 2018, Loggly, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of SolarWinds Worldwide, LLC.

NetSys Technologies

Acquisition in 1996
NetSys Technologies develops a family of network intelligent management software products.

Dashbase, Inc.

Acquisition in 2020
Dashbase Inc was incorporated in 2016 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Rocket Network

Venture Round in 2001
Rocket Network is the industry standard global production network for audio professionals. The Company has established this standard through development and resale partnerships with leading audio companies, including Digidesign/Avid, DSP Media, Emagic, Euphonix, MOTU, Steinberg and Waveframe who have developed or are developing "RocketPower(TM)" versions of their products. This allows users to access the network via their favorite audio applications. Rocket Network's worldwide network for audio production and session management allows simultaneous multi-user access to files that can be dynamically updated from anywhere, at any time, and provides services that enhance session workflow, such as central secure archiving, talent search, and cross application support. Rocket Network's technology and services are becoming an integral part of a growing percent of professional audio sessions.

Compass-EOS

Series E in 2011
Compass-EOS radically changes network routing by shifting it into the age of silicon photonics. The Compass-EOS icPhotonics technology is the world’s first commercial silicon for inter-chip optical interconnect, unleashing the next revolution in routing architectures. Its family of carrier-grade routers is a new breed of scale-out routers, enabling SDN-based, simplified architectures in service provider networks. Since 2006 Compass has attracted top-tier investors ranging from leading venture capital funds to service providers and core routing suppliers.

DAGAZ Technologies

Acquisition in 1997
DAGAZ Technologies is focused on the development of technology solutions and products that are able to increase the data-carrying capacity of copper telephone wires. DAGAZ Technologies was acquired by Cisco in July 1997. DAGAZ Technologies was founded by Dev Vrat Gupta. DAGAZ Technologies, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Integrated Network Corporation (INC).

CyOptics

Series B in 2000
CyOptics, Inc. designs, develops, and markets Indium Phosphide (InP) optical chips and components for integration into access, metro, and long-haul communications systems. Its products include planar lightwave circuits (PLCs) for optical networks in telecommunications and defense applications. The company's products also include optical components, including transmitters, receivers, and modulators for transmission; and optical source and laser detector chips as technology enablers for transmit optical sub-assembly/receive optical sub-assembly, component, and module manufacturers. In addition, it provides contract design, foundry, and packaging services; and design and manufacturing services, such as radio frequency and optical design, wafer/chip fabrication, and automated assembly and test for telecom and non-telecom applications. The company's customers include system original equipment manufacturers and sub-system manufacturers in the communications market. CyOptics, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is based in Breinigsville, Pennsylvania. The company has InP design and fabrication operations in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania; silicon PLC fab operations in South Plainfield, New Jersey; and planar automated packaging and testing operations in Matamoros, Mexico.

Virident Systems

Series C in 2011
Computer company designing and building enterprise-class data storage devices

BNI Video

Venture Round in 2010
BNI Video is a software company backed by industry leaders Cisco, Comcast Interactive Capital, and Time Warner Cable, as well as investors Castile Ventures and Charles River Ventures. Since its founding in 2009, BNI has been dedicated to developing the tools and services that video service providers (VSPs) in the cable, telecommunications and wireless industries need to compete in an increasingly on-demand world. BNI’s unique technology platform allows VSPs to easily incorporate social networking, search, and other next-generation applications into their offerings and deliver them to any end point more easily, quickly and reliably than ever before, resulting in reduced operational costs and complexity, expanded monetization opportunities, and more compelling consumer viewing experiences.

Spans Logic

Acquisition in 2007
Spans Logic is a fabless chip company. It offers processors, which enhance the packet processing speeds across the network. Spans Logic, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California. Spans Logic, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.

Klocwork

Series B in 2003
Klocwork helps developers create more secure and reliable software. Its tools analyze source code on-the-fly, simplify peer code reviews and extend the life of complex software. Over 1000 customers, including the biggest brands in the mobile device, consumer electronics, medical technologies, telecom, automotive, military and aerospace sectors, have made Klocwork part of their software development process. Tens of thousands of software developers, architects and development managers rely on its tools everyday to improve their productivity while creating better software.

MaintenanceNet

Acquisition in 2015
MaintenanceNet is the global leader in service revenue generation. Our ServiceExchange® cloud platform accelerates recurring service revenue by integrating big data, automating the sales process, and innovating a world class customer experience. The key to MaintenanceNet’s success is its ability to uncover and automate recurring revenue opportunities within a sales practice. By aggregating disparate data sources and turning incomplete or inaccurate customer data into actionable and reliable business intelligence, MaintenanceNet increases service revenue and profits for customers by reducing friction in the sales process. MaintenanceNet’s ServiceExchange platform and its AutoQuote℠ Campaign Engine, fueled by its data intelligence services, serve as powerful sales enablement tools that deliver billions of dollars in sales opportunities to the global market.

Upskill (formerly APX Labs)

Venture Round in 2019
Upskill provides wearable technology to connect hands-on workers from the factory to the warehouse to the jobsite. Its robust platform, Skylight, connects the industrial workforce with the people, processes, information, and equipment they need to do their jobs with greater efficiency and fewer errors, leaving them hands free to focus on their tasks at hand, and their tools. For organizations in the competitive global market looking to increase productivity, improve quality, reduce costs, train new workers, retain tribal knowledge, and provide a strong foundation for further investments, the future starts with Upskill.

Home Director

Funding Round in 2000
Home Director is based in Morrisville, North Carolina, Home Director has over 150 employees dedicated to delivering the best home networking systems available anywhere today and in the future. Home Director Inc. was launched in January 2000 as an independent, entrepreneurial spin-off of the former IBM Home Network Solutions Unit.

HyTrust

Series E in 2017
HyTrust was founded by veterans in the enterprise infrastructure and security space who recognized early on not only that virtualization and the cloud were going to dramatically transform the data center, but also that security would be a critical inhibitor to cloud adoption. The mission behind HyTrust has always been to mitigate the risk of catastrophic data center failure and data breaches — especially in light of the concentration of risk that occurs within virtualized and cloud environments. Organizations can now confidently expand virtualization to mission critical applications and take full advantage of the cloud. HyTrust has assembled a world-class team of company builders and innovators and has earned venture backing from the biggest players in the next-generation datacenter: Cisco, VMware, Intel, Fortinet, and In-Q-Tel, the funding arm of the US intelligence community. Further venture investment has come from highly respected firms such as Trident Capital, Sway Ventures, Epic Ventures, Advanced Venture Partners and Granite Ventures.

ArrowPoint Communications

Acquisition in 2000
ArrowPoint Communications is a provider of content switches that optimize the delivery of web content. ArrowPoint's products will provide a new level of intelligence that will enable ISPs, Web hosting companies and other customers to create a faster, more reliable Web experience, and its services can direct traffic based on information such as the content being requested and the frequency of the content request.

Noochee Solutions

Venture Round in 2000
Noochee's suite of software applications enables telecom service providers to proactively manage the presentation.

Equinix, Inc. (REIT)

Venture Round in 1999
Equinix is an internet company that provides data center services for companies, businesses, and organizations. It offers a software application platform designed for digital businesses that help its users to connect to their customers, employees, and partners. The company was founded in 1998 and headquartered in Redwood City, California.

Greenfield Networks

Acquisition in 2006
Greenfield Networks provides Ethernet switch silicon technology solutions for enterprise and metro applications primarily in India and internationally. The company offers a series of packet processors; G135 Intelligent Mux, which is a 12-port gigabit Ethernet (GE) intelligent multiplexer for GE linecards for enterprise and metro edge chassis systems; and G900 switch fabric that delivers wirespeed switching performance for its 10 Gbps fabric ports.

Memoir Systems

Acquisition in 2014
Memoir is a seed-stage startup specializing in scaling memory performance. Memory performance is a standard bottleneck in scaling system performance. Memoir is enabling technology to alleviate this bottleneck in an application-independent manner.

Team8 FinTech

Series A in 2014
Team8 Labs Ltd. is a venture capital firm specializing in incubation, seed, A and B rounds, early stage, startups and growth capital investments. The firm seeks to invest in the enterprise technology startups across various domains with a focus on data, Fintech, AI, cyber security and Innovation sector. Team8 Labs Ltd. was founded in 2014 and is based in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel with an additional office in New York City, New York.

Summa Four

Acquisition in 1998
Summa Four is a privately held company provides of programmable switches.

StrataCom

Acquisition in 1996
StrataCom is a Hewlett Packard Silver Partner specializing in HP's IT Service Management solutions.

BroadHop

Acquisition in 2012
BroadHop's policy control solutions enable telecom service providers to take control of their converged networks. The global leader in policy control deployments, BroadHop has more than 65 policy installations at service providers worldwide. Its open policy platform is the only one designed to support all elements of policy control, making it possible to efficiently control, monetize, and personalize any service, regardless of whether the network has new or legacy components, in-network or third-party services, wired or wireless access technologies.

Mashery, Inc.

Series D in 2011
Mashery is the world's leading provider of API technology and services. We have helped over 175 top brands—including USA TODAY, Comcast, Hoover's, Klout, Associated Press, Rdio, and Travelocity—take advantage of APIs to build new revenue channels, speed time-to-market, and spur innovation. Mashery's unique, holistic approach to API management encompasses working with clients to craft profitable platform strategies, ensuring fast, reliable API access, and facilitating relationships with our network of developers. Since Mashery was founded in 2006, we have built a global API delivery network that supports 60,000 active apps built by over 200,000 developers. In May 2013, we officially became a part of Intel Corporation.

Mavenir Systems

Series D in 2010
Network infrastructure products

Puppet

Series C in 2011
Puppet makes infrastructure actionable, scalable and intelligent. From the data center to the cloud, Puppet helps enterprises modernize and manage their infrastructure to deliver innovation and efficiency through continuous automation. More than 40,000 organizations — including more than 80 percent of the Global 5000 — have benefited from Puppet’s open source and commercial solutions to ensure business continuity, optimize costs, boost compliance and ensure security - all while accelerating the adoption of DevOps practices and delivery of self-service.

Intellishield Alert Manager

Acquisition in 2005
Intellishield Alert Manager is a web-based security intelligence service, providing daily information to customers.

Destination: Home

Grant in 2018
Destination: Home is a public-private partnership serving as the backbone organization for collective impact strategies to end homelessness in Santa Clara County. It was established in 2008 as an outcome of a Blue Ribbon Commission on ending homelessness led by then San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and then County Supervisor Don Gage. In 2011 Destination: Home became a program of the Health Trust and in 2013 took on the role of Santa Clara County’s Continuum of Care (CoC) Board. In this role as the local CoC Board, Destination: Home has worked with regional partners to develop a new five year Community Plan to End Homelessness. In late 2017 the Destination: Home leadership board voted to move Destination: Home from being a project of The Health Trust to a Supporting Organization under the umbrella of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. Read our FAQs regarding our move to become a Supporting Organization here. The Community Plan addresses public system disruption to enhance services and efficiency, creating more housing opportunities in our land and housing-scarce community and ensuring the appropriate housing interventions and case management resources are available for unique populations, including preventative measures. This Community Plan is based on a proof of concept collective impact campaign, Housing 1000, which uses a nationally recognized Housing First model that focuses on getting clients into housing as quickly as possible and provides supportive services to ensure recovery, stability, and a decrease of public systems usage. Destination: Home drives and aligns resources to create permanent housing and sustainable support systems built for the long term. The organization is improving how systems work together to end homelessness, as well as protect individuals and families at risk of becoming homeless. In this role, Destination: Home’s Board also serves as the HUD Continuum of Care Board for the San Jose /Santa Clara City and County Metropolitan area and works with the Santa Clara County Office of Supportive Housing as a Collaborative Applicant to expand local allocations of federal funding.

Insieme

Acquisition in 2013
Insieme is a web and advertising agency based in Pisa, Italy. It was founded in 1990 by its current CEO and President, Pasquale Troisi, as a local advertising agency. In the last 20 years it has become one of the major newspapers editors of Tuscany, and since the '00s a noted web agency in Italy. With a very vast gamma of products, Insieme is a dynamic agency read for the present and the future.

NeoPath Networks

Acquisition in 2007
NeoPath Networks, Inc. provides file storage management solutions. It provides File Director, a network appliance that resides in-band between file servers and clients, and provides file storage management capabilities, including namespace virtualization and globalization, safe and non-disruptive file migrations, real-time file characterization and analysis, and policy-based file management; and SMARTtouch, a file storage software solution that allows its clients to balance and utilize existing file storage capacity. The company's products simplify and advance file storage management for networked attached storage and other file servers, and increase storage utilization. It serves financial services, government, hosted services, aerospace, manufacturing, healthcare, and education industries. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California. As of April 3, 2007, NeoPath Networks, Inc. is a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.
Richards-Zeta's intelligent middleware transforms building operational data into an IT-friendly format that easily integrates with existing applications. Its scalable, open platform enables the convergence of building systems onto an IP network. This integrated solution provides more effective management of energy consumption across an organization.

Telebit

Acquisition in 1996
Telebit Corporation is a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of products for data communication networks. In 1993, Summit Partners portfolio company Octocom Systems was acquired by Telebit.

Akimbo

Series C in 2006
Akimbo is a white label video solution. It includes an advertising system and "supports multiple business models including ad-supported, transactional, subscription, download-to-own, download-to-burn, pay-per-minute, gift cards and account credits."

Fast Data Technology

Acquisition in 2008
Fast Data Technology, Inc. engages in the development and deployment of content control and analysis solutions for the employee Internet management industry. Its products include FastTracker, an employee Internet management solution that manages the online employee requires new standards, re-engineered procedures, and information about employee surfing patterns; and Custom Text Analysis and Search Technology, a judgment-based content analysis for information retrieval. Fast Data Technology, Inc. also offers internet filter and management services, such as email filtering, internet monitoring, and text-analysis. The company was founded as FatLine Corporation in 1999 and changed its name to Fast Data Technology, Inc. in 2003. Fast Data Technology, Inc. is based in Boulder, Colorado.

ExtendMedia

Acquisition in 2010
ExtendMedia provides software and media services that enable content providers and distributors to quickly and securely create, deliver, manage & monetize online content offerings over many devices. Their flagship product, OpenCASE, is a trusted foundation on which providers are building their digital media businesses. ExtendMedia has over 16 years of experience working closely with the world's most successful and innovative communications and media companies. Their in-depth knowledge has been built into OpenCASE: an open architecture for integration with existing systems; features for skillful automation of even the largest content delivery systems to increase efficiency; and support for flexible business models.
Shanghai Huashi Jingcheng Network Technology Co., Ltd. specializes in the digitization of educational information. It is based in China.

Truviso

Acquisition in 2012
Truviso data analytics software is designed to give network-driven businesses immediate insight into their operations through continuous analysis of live production data. These customers have traditional data warehouse and business intelligence solutions that cannot deliver actionable information from their production systems quickly enough, or cannot scale efficiently with rapidly increasing volumes of data. The flexibility Truviso customers gain by being able to combine current and historical data in real time provides them with accurate visibility and actionable information for their marketing, sales and operations teams, as well as for their partners and customers.

Datos IO

Venture Round in 2017
Datos IO provides the industry’s first cloud-scale, application-centric, data management platform enabling organizations to protect, mobilize, and monetize all their application data across private cloud, hybrid cloud and public cloud environments. Datos IO has been recognized by Gartner in their 2016 Hype Cycle for Storage Technologies and was more recently awarded 2016 Product of the Year by Storage Magazine. Backed by Lightspeed Venture Partners and True Ventures, Datos IO is headquartered in San Jose, California. To learn more, please visit http://datos.io.

Lamppost

Seed Round in 2012
Lamppost is a mobile nightlife and entertainment guide for London. Existing event guides struggle to show users relevant, actionable data about nightlife occurring around them in real-time. Lamppost solves that problem by providing a map-based display of club nights, concerts, performances and many other options with one touch. Users can access the best of London nightlife, buy tickets through the app and suggest things to do to friends via Facebook and Twitter integration. Currently in development - coming soon to an App Store near you!

MOTO Development Group

Acquisition in 2010
Founded in 1991, MOTO develops products and product / service strategies for startups and Fortune 500 companies. MOTO multidisciplinary teams navigate consumer experience, innovation, technology ability to create engaging products and services. MOTO's methodology combines a focus on innovation and consumer value with the experience of a proven product development team. We help companies focus on key elements of innovation that provide customer experience and value, and ensure delivery of those best-of/first-of-category products to market. MOTO maintains offices in San Francisco, California and Hong Kong SAR.

Maxcomm Technologies

Acquisition in 1999
Maxcomm Technologies is a broadband internet technology distributor that brings data and multiple voice lines to consumers. It specializes in the development of telephony systems which enable organizations to grow their customer base, increase customer satisfaction, promote new products and programs, all achieved while streamlining costs. The company focuses on customer needs, they are able to create systems which are user-friendly, and yet technologically advanced. It allows its customers to receive technical support at pre-arranged times. Maxcomm Technologies is a U.S.-based company that was founded in 1998 by Dev Vrat Gupta. The company was acquired by Cisco on August 18, 1999.

BroadSoft

Acquisition in 2017
BroadSoft is the leading global provider of software that enables mobile, fixed-line and cable service providers to deliver real-time communications over their IP networks. They have more than 500 telecommunications service provider customers, powering their delivery of enhanced, personalized communications and entertainment services to their businesses and residential subscribers. BroadSoft serves 18 of the top 25 largest telecommunications carriers in over 70 countries and in 25 languages.

WhipTail

Acquisition in 2013
WhipTail Technologies commercialized the first all-flash enterprise storage array to address performance issues in data centers. Installed worldwide in numerous mission critical database, virtualization, and online environments, WhipTail's solid-state storage dramatically reduces delays related to hard disk contention and access times, allowing servers to process more data in dramatically less time -- months to days, hours to minutes. Since 2009, customers have relied on WhipTail's flash-based arrays for extreme IOPS, bandwidth and latency, optimizing performance of key business functions and bringing modern performance demanding applications to life.

Quantcast

Series C in 2010
Quantcast processes real-time data at the intersection of commerce and culture, providing useful, actionable insights for brands and publishers. Through Quantcast Measure, we have unlocked the data generated by more than 100 million digital destinations, helping publishers and creators understand and grow their businesses in ways never before possible. With Quantcast Advertise, adaptive modeling and intelligent machines are utilized to help thousands of marketers around the world find and interact with customers anywhere they connect to the digital world. Our more than 600 employees are driven by the potential for big data to radically improve everyone’s connected experiences and transform the way we all make sense of the world.

Rocket Network

Series D in 2001
Rocket Network is the industry standard global production network for audio professionals. The Company has established this standard through development and resale partnerships with leading audio companies, including Digidesign/Avid, DSP Media, Emagic, Euphonix, MOTU, Steinberg and Waveframe who have developed or are developing "RocketPower(TM)" versions of their products. This allows users to access the network via their favorite audio applications. Rocket Network's worldwide network for audio production and session management allows simultaneous multi-user access to files that can be dynamically updated from anywhere, at any time, and provides services that enhance session workflow, such as central secure archiving, talent search, and cross application support. Rocket Network's technology and services are becoming an integral part of a growing percent of professional audio sessions.

Comergent Technologies

Series B in 2000
Comergent Technologies provides eBusiness software applications for the extended enterprise. The company offers guided selling and configuration, order management, pricing suite quotes and proposals, product management, account management, and marketing application suites, as well as professional, and hosting and managed services. The company was founded in 1998 and was sold to AT&T in 2006.

Aironet Wireless Communications

Acquisition in 1999
Aironet Wireless Communications was engaged in the design, development, and marketing of wireless local area networking solutions. It also developed and marketed point-to-point and point-to-multipoint bridge products for fixed wireless networking between buildings.

Reef

Venture Round in 1999
Reef’s 30-year heritage was born out of an idea by Fernando and Santiago Aguerre, entrepreneur brothers from South America with a love of surf and beach culture, to create a high-quality active lifestyle sandal. To bring their vision to life, the brothers moved to Southern California to manage the Reef brand, and they set up production in Sao Paulo Brazil in 1984, where they first produced the iconic sandal that made Reef the leader in open-toe footwear. Inspired by the beautiful women of the beaches in South America, the brothers saw an opportunity to introduce the surf market to an exotic element that they called Miss Reef, who has become a global icon of the surfing community. Since then, the vibrant culture, imagery, and beautiful Reef girls of Latin America have been a part of Reef’s DNA. Now 30 years later, the company is thriving as the global surf lifestyle brand that lives by the "Just Passing Through" mentality of surf adventure. Reef draws on the spirit of the global traveler to offer casual lifestyle footwear for men and women, as well as apparel for men that combines function and fashion for life on the road. Using technology and a host of eco-based materials inspired by Reef Redemption, Reef continually delivers instant comfort and exotic styling, and strives toward versatile and multi-functional products for the traveling surfer. The brand is also well known for an ambassador program that supports some of the best wanderers and waveriders around the globe.

Elastifile

Series B in 2016
Elastifile is redefining the way data is stored and managed in the cloud and spanning hybrid clouds. Powered by an elastically scalable, enterprise-grade, distributed file system with integrated object tiering, Elastifile’s cross-cloud data fabric delivers high performance, unified access to global data. By freeing data from traditional storage silos, Elastifile enables frictionless movement of applications to the cloud, between clouds, and across hybrid environments. This allows enterprises to seamlessly leverage cloud infrastructure and services to enhance and accelerate a broad range of data-driven workflows, including: analytics, DevOps, high-performance computing, and many more.

CinemaNow

Series D in 2004
CinemaNow is an Internet provider of premium on-demand movies and video content. CinemaNow legally offers downloads of more than 4,000 feature-length films, shorts, music concerts and television programs from more than 250 licensors including 20th Century Fox, ABC News, Disney, HDNet, Lionsgate, MGM, Miramax, NBC Universal, Sony, Sundance Channel and Warner Bros.

HyTrust

Series D in 2015
HyTrust was founded by veterans in the enterprise infrastructure and security space who recognized early on not only that virtualization and the cloud were going to dramatically transform the data center, but also that security would be a critical inhibitor to cloud adoption. The mission behind HyTrust has always been to mitigate the risk of catastrophic data center failure and data breaches — especially in light of the concentration of risk that occurs within virtualized and cloud environments. Organizations can now confidently expand virtualization to mission critical applications and take full advantage of the cloud. HyTrust has assembled a world-class team of company builders and innovators and has earned venture backing from the biggest players in the next-generation datacenter: Cisco, VMware, Intel, Fortinet, and In-Q-Tel, the funding arm of the US intelligence community. Further venture investment has come from highly respected firms such as Trident Capital, Sway Ventures, Epic Ventures, Advanced Venture Partners and Granite Ventures.

SolveDirect Service Management

Acquisition in 2013
SolveDirect provides cloud-based solutions for smart IT service management integration, connecting global companies to their most strategic IT Service Providers, delivering continuous end-to-end customer service monitoring.

SignalWorks

Acquisition in 2003
SignalWorks is a software firm that designs and develops full-duplex speakerphone (FDS) software modules. The company also offers products for microphones, loudspeakers, acoustics, telephone enclosure design, and telephony. SignalWorks Inc. was founded in 1994 and is based in Mountain View, California.

Asera

Series B in 1999
Asera is a Kleiner-Perkins company founded to provide innovative e-business solutions that enable companies to improve channel effectiveness, sales volume, and loyalty. Asera addresses the need for fast deployment of complete business-to-business service offered on a pay-as-you-use basis. The Asera eService for demand chain management allows companies to automate and accelerate the process of marketing, selling and distributing products through all their distribution channels. Powered by a modular architecture, the Service can activate your channels faster, deliver value immediately, and adapt your business ahead of the competition.

Compatible Systems

Acquisition in 2000
Compatible is a developer of standards-based, reliable and scalable VPN solutions for service provider networks. Its industry-leading platform enables service providers to deploy robust, IPSec architectures for VPN services.

GlassHouse Technologies

Venture Round in 2008
GlassHouse Technologies (acquired by Signature Technology Group in 2014) is a global provider of data center consulting services. GlassHouse consultants offer a vendor-independent approach to architect, implement and operate IT environments that drive high performance and agility. GlassHouse delivers its services through TransomSM, a unique delivery framework comprised of proprietary software tools, methodologies and domain expertise that offer unprecedented visibility into enterprise infrastructures. With this insight, GlassHouse enables customers to identify and mitigate operational inefficiencies, yielding significant cost savings, reducing risk and creating a more stable environment to ensure service levels are continually met.

Digital Fountain

Series D in 2001
As experts in broadcast and real-time data transport, Digital Fountain software optimizes the delivery of digital media over any network. Their technology eliminates the common limitations associated with digital media distribution solutions over both private and public networks, maximizing their customers' existing infrastructure investments, and enabling expanded revenue opportunities.

IronPort Systems

Acquisition in 2007
Cisco acquired IronPort Systems in June, 2007. Now a part of the Cisco product family, IronPort email and web security appliances protect organizations of all sizes against spam, viruses, malware and other Internet threats — combining powerful performance with preventive and reactive security measures that are easy to deploy and manage. These award-winning products and solutions are available from your local account team and through authorized resellers.

Banzai Cloud Ltd.

Acquisition in 2020
Bringing Cloud Native to the Enterprise

MindMeld

Acquisition in 2017
MindMeld, Inc. develops a platform that adds voice interfaces, including question-answering and language-understanding capabilities, to applications and devices. It allows users to browse through music and video content, check weather, and work with connected home devices. The company was formerly known as Expect Labs, Inc. and changed its name to MindMeld, Inc. in December, 2015. MindMeld, Inc. was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California. As of May 26, 2017, MindMeld, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.

M. I. Secure Corporation

Acquisition in 2005
M.I. Secure Corporation

Embrane

Series C in 2014
Embrane designs and develops software solution for delivery and management of network services in data centers. Its solutions simplify the adoption of virtualization and cloud computing for service providers and enterprise customers. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Santa Clara, California.

Qumranet

Series B in 2008
Qumranet, Inc., an enterprise software company, provides virtual computing solutions. The company offers Solid ICE, an integrated desktop virtualization product. Its Solid ICE components comprise Virtual Desktop Server that runs the users Windows virtual desktop; Virtual Desktop Controller, which manages a virtual desktop environment; and Simple Protocol for Independent Computing Environments (SPICE) that is a remote connection protocol for virtual environments. The company's solutions enable enterprises to host desktops in Kernel-based virtual machines on servers in the corporate data center, and allow users to connect to them through a remote protocol called SPICE. Qumranet, Inc., formerly known as Comanet, was founded in 2005 and is based in Sunnyvale, California. The company has additional offices in Raanana and Netanya, Israel; and Sunnyvale, California. As of September 4, 2008, Qumranet, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Red Hat, Inc.

SiByte

Series C in 2000
SiByte, Inc. seeks to be a leading provider of microprocessor solutions to the Internet Infrastructure Provider market targeting devices on the core and the edge of the Internet. Their goal is to develop, market and sell high performance, low-power and cost-effective microprocessor solutions based on industry standard architectures by leveraging SiByte's. SiByte, Inc. President and CEO, Dan Dobberpuhl, has played a leading role in designing the world's fastest commercial microprocessors - Alpha(tm)- as well as one that offers the most MIPS/watt - StrongARM(tm). Most recently, EE Times picked Dan as one of forty forces that will shape the semiconductor industry.

Crescendo Communications

Acquisition in 1993
Crescendo Communications, Inc. provides FDDI-speed LAN over unshielded copper twisted pair wires.

Moxtra

Series A in 2013
Moxtra is a platform that powers private digital channels with continuous collaboration experiences. It helps users to retain and grow customers, manage their distributed organization, and lower costs for doing business. Its Customer Collaboration Platform can power the customer portal as a fluid extension of an existing website, web or mobile app, or as a standalone web and mobile app. Founded in 2012, the company is based in Cupertino, California.

StoreAge

Series B in 2001
StoreAge's Storage Virtualisation Manager is out-of-data path software installed on a switch-based appliance, which pools storage resources around a storage-area network. The company also has snapshot copy, replication, disaster recovery and migration software

VirtualLogix

Series A in 2004
VirtualLogix, Inc. develops and markets virtualization software solutions for connected devices and networks. It offers VirtualLogix VLX, a partitioning and virtualization software platform that allows embedded systems to run heterogeneous operating systems and applications, as well as enables multiple operating system environments to run concurrently on shared hardware. The company's products include VirtualLogix VLX for Network Infrastructure, which allows commercial or real-time operating systems, and Linux operating systems to run on the general purpose processors or digital signal processors; VirtualLogix VLX for Mobile Handsets, a virtualization solution for wireless devices; VirtualLogix VLX for Embedded Systems, a customizable solution for embedded products; and VLX Developer, an eclipse-based graphical environment that helps users to configure, build, and optimize their virtualized platforms. It also offers consulting and training services; and support programs. The company's solutions are used in 3G wireless handsets, multimedia IP devices, switching equipment, and embedded systems and applications. It serves semiconductor companies, manufacturers, OEMs, and carriers in Europe, the United States, Japan, Korea, and China. VirtualLogix, Inc. was formerly known as Jaluna SA. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California with additional offices in Japan, Korea, and China.

ThreatGRID

Acquisition in 2014
ThreatGRID is the first unified malware analysis and threat intelligence solution that is revolutionizing how organizations use accurate and context-rich intelligence to defend against advanced cyber attacks. ThreatGRID securely crowdsources large volumes of malware and performs advanced analysis in the cloud, to identify key behavioral indicators enabling near real-time remediation. ThreatGRID empowers security teams with continuous real-time threat intelligence, enriched by global and historical context, to prevent future attacks. ThreatGRID’s API simplifies sample submission and intelligence integration with other security products to maximize the effectiveness of existing investments.

DataChannel

Venture Round in 2000
DataChannel will work with you to build an enterprise portal solution that meets your needs today and tomorrow by leveraging our XML-based Products, Professional Services and Partnerships.

Reva Systems

Series B in 2006
Reva Systems develops radio-frequency identification (RFID) network infrastructure products that enable customers to rapidly deploy scalable solutions in any environment. Reva's standards-based Tag Acquisition Processor (TAP) appliances facilitate improved system performance, manageability and security while significantly lessening implementation time and complexity.

Parc Technologies

Acquisition in 2004
Parc Technologies Ltd., a UK-based provider of traffic engineering solutions and software for routing optimization.

Tandberg

Acquisition in 2009
TANDBERG provides video conferencing for business, public sector, and education. They offer telepresence, high definition video systems, and PC video, a full portfolio of infrastructure products and MCUs, and a video management platform They hold the highest market share for video infrastructure products as well as video endpoints, whether measured in terms of revenue or unit volume. Tandberg has dual headquarters in Oslo, Norway, and New York, USA, offices in 34 countries, and more than 1,500 employees across the globe.

Ashley Laurent

Acquisition in 2006
Ashley Laurent is a Security company. It develops transparent network security solutions. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Ascendify Corporation

Series A in 2017
Ascendify’s Intelligent People Management™ platform reinvents how companies attract, develop and inspire their talent. Built for global organizations, Ascendify integrates machine learning and predictive analytics into recruiting and talent development with one seamless platform. Headquartered in San Francisco, Ascendify's customers include GE, Cisco, Panasonic, Disney, Deloitte, and Marriott.

BNI Video

Acquisition in 2011
BNI Video is a software company backed by industry leaders Cisco, Comcast Interactive Capital, and Time Warner Cable, as well as investors Castile Ventures and Charles River Ventures. Since its founding in 2009, BNI has been dedicated to developing the tools and services that video service providers (VSPs) in the cable, telecommunications and wireless industries need to compete in an increasingly on-demand world. BNI’s unique technology platform allows VSPs to easily incorporate social networking, search, and other next-generation applications into their offerings and deliver them to any end point more easily, quickly and reliably than ever before, resulting in reduced operational costs and complexity, expanded monetization opportunities, and more compelling consumer viewing experiences.

Komodo Technology

Acquisition in 2000
Komodo Technology is a developer of Voice-over-IP (VoIP) devices that allow analog telephones to place calls over IP-based networks.

CloudCherry

Acquisition in 2019
CloudCherry is the next generation Experience Management platform that is disrupting the way organizations listen to the Voice of Customer. Through CloudCherry’s flexible, customizable, self-serve solution, businesses today can be present at every step of today’s complex customer journeys, and listen to customers through a variety of ways. Today, leading global organizations deploy and scale their experience management program with CloudCherry quicker than any other solution. The product offers out-of-the-box integrations with existing business applications, delivers predictive, prescriptive insights that enable business leaders to better understand customer needs, and derive tangible business outcomes that can help drive true ROI. CloudCherry is based out of Salt Lake City, with offices in Singapore, India & Dubai. The company is backed by Vertex Ventures, CISCO Investments & IDG Ventures India, The Chennai Angels & Capillary Technologies.

Illusive Networks Ltd.

Series B in 2020
Illusive Networks is a cybersecurity company that provides software that detects cyber attackers that penetrates a network. Its cybersecurity software empowers security teams to strengthen their networks against advanced attackers, stop targeted attacks through early detection of lateral movement, and resolve incidents quickly. Illusive Networks was formed in 2014 and is based in Tel Aviv-yafo, Tel Aviv, and New York, United States.

Klocwork

Series C in 2005
Klocwork helps developers create more secure and reliable software. Its tools analyze source code on-the-fly, simplify peer code reviews and extend the life of complex software. Over 1000 customers, including the biggest brands in the mobile device, consumer electronics, medical technologies, telecom, automotive, military and aerospace sectors, have made Klocwork part of their software development process. Tens of thousands of software developers, architects and development managers rely on its tools everyday to improve their productivity while creating better software.

ParStream

Acquisition in 2015
ParStream is the IoT analytics platform company. The ParStream Analytics Platform was purpose-built for scale to handle the massive volumes and high velocity of IoT data as well as analytics at the Edge. Enabling a new breed of analytics for the enterprise, ParStream has earned accolades including CIO Magazine #1 Big Data Startup, Gartner Cool Vendor and Database Trends and Applications Magazine’s Trend-Setting Products in Data. ParStream's has customers throughout the world in industry segments such as Telecommunications/Service Provider, Manufacturing, Renewable Energy, Telematics, etc. The ParStream platform includes a column-oriented database with a unique indexing technology and a highly parallel architecture. The platform gains insights in real time with low latency and high throughput. Supporting JDBC and ODBC as common interface technologies ParStream is easy to integrate in the IT-infrastructure. ParStream is a software-only solution running on standard CPU-infrastructure. ParStream is available as single server, cluster and cloud edition supporting most Linux distributions. Michael Hummel and Jörg Bienert founded ParStream in 2011 after they identified a lack of database technology enabling real-time big data applications for their customers. ParStream has main offices in Cupertino, CA and Cologne, Germany along with sales/field teams throughout Europe and in Korea.

Cocom

Acquisition in 1999
Cocom designs and manufactures distributed control systems for the mobile communications, set top boxes, computer networks, and gaming industries. The company’s products include WebPAD, set top boxes, gateways, PC systems, and printed circuit boards. Cocom is a Denmark-based company that was founded in 1994 by Gregers Kronborg. The company was acquired by Cisco on September 15, 1999.

Embrane

Acquisition in 2015
Embrane designs and develops software solution for delivery and management of network services in data centers. Its solutions simplify the adoption of virtualization and cloud computing for service providers and enterprise customers. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Santa Clara, California.

Qovia

Acquisition in 2007
Qovia provides voice over Internet protocol telephony monitoring and management technologies and products. It develops software products to monitor and manage voice quality on Internet telephone systems. The company's customers include school districts, government agencies, law enforcement agencies, banking and financial institutions, call centers, and voice carriers. Qovia, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is based in Frederick, Maryland.

Inlet Technologies

Acquisition in 2011
Inlet Technologies enables new media for new networks. Inlet’s advanced encoding solutions produce the highest quality video, faster and more efficiently than any other solution. Inlet enables content creators, programmers and distributors to increase their production efficiency, reduce their costs and deliver the highest quality video over any IP network. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Sentryo SAS

Acquisition in 2019
Sentryo SAS develops and provides cybersecurity and situational awareness solutions. Its solutions enable corporations to ensure continuity, resilience and safety of industrial operations by providing continuous visibility over Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and SCADA infrastructures and controlling the risks of cyber attacks. The company’s product ICS CyberVision allows control engineers to gain complete visibility over all equipment connected to their industrial networks and identifies vulnerabilities on those networks and is able to take decisions that can ensure the integrity of the system. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Villeurbanne, France. As of August 8, 2019, Sentryo SAS operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.

Modcam

Acquisition in 2020
Modcam AB designs and develops camera sensor based devices and software for computer vision processing. It provides online platform and sensor device, which enable users to count people who enter, leave, or pass a certain place in a store or building; and find out the age and gender of the customer. The company also provides Heatmap, an in-store analytics tool for automating customer flow analysis. It offers its products for use in various places, such as retail stores, office buildings, sport arenas, and hotels. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Malmö, Sweden. As of July 31, 2020, Modcam AB operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.

Internet Junction

Acquisition in 1995
Internet Junction Inc. is a developer of Internet gateway software connecting desktop users with the Internet. Internet Junction products provide users with Internet gateway software for central and remote office Internet access.

Okena

Acquisition in 2003
Okena provides enterprise security software. StormWatch, the company’s product, defended against attacks across networks.

AeroScout

Series C in 2007
AeroScout provides Wi-Fi-based RFID tags, exciters, and location receivers. The company offers two main integrated products: Engine, a software component, enabling location-based applications in a wireless LAN environment, and MobileView, an application for enterprise visibility solutions. The company also provides professional services, which include site planning and pre-installation.

ThingMagic

Series A in 2006
ThingMagic is a leading developer of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, with broad experience in applying RFID in a wide range of industrial and consumer applications. ThingMagic's customers include some of the world's largest retailers, consumer companies, automotive firms, manufacturers and industrial automation firms. ThingMagic products include fixed and embedded RFID readers and antennas, embedded and OEM RFID technology, and professional services to facilitate the OEM integration of RFID into a wide range of industrial and consumer products.

Hammerhead Networks

Acquisition in 2002
Hammerhead Networks was a computer networking company based in Billerica, Massachusetts.

Sourcefire

Acquisition in 2013
Network security products and software

AXIOM Systems

Acquisition in 2011
AXIOM, considered the "Healthcare IT Industry Experts", is a privately held information technology company based in Frederick, Maryland which specializes in delivering an array of healthcare IT products and solutions. Driven by the firm's extensive hands on experience and knowledge of the "business of healthcare" and a detailed understanding of the regulatory and technology issues that drive initiatives, including HIPAA 5010 and ICD-10, AXIOM provides market-leading products and high quality solutions to the healthcare industry.

Sheer Networks

Acquisition in 2005
Sheer Networks provides inventory reconciliation, service assurance, and service configuration for networks. The company offers dynamic network abstraction (DNA), a software-based virtual network that creates a virtual network between the OSS/BSS layer and the actual network, as well as handles element management, network management, and service management in multi-layer, multi-domain, and multi-vendor networks and services.

KnowledgeNet

Series D in 2000
KnowledgeNet provides e-learning solutions for the information technology training industry. The company develops synchronous and asynchronous content delivery solutions, representing an integrated suite of e-learning products that are customized to suit individual learning styles. Its customers include blue chip companies and institutions. KnowledgeNet was founded in 1998 and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Later on, it was acquired by Thomson NETg Inc.

Simprints

Grant in 2018
Simprints is a nonprofit tech company committed to transforming the way the world fights poverty. We build technology to radically increase transparency and effectiveness in global development, making sure that every vaccine, every dollar, every public good reaches the people who need them most.

Callisma

Series B in 2000
Callisma is a world-class network services company, headquartered in Silicon Valley, with offices throughout the U.S. Through their skilled team of technology, operations, and project management professionals, they enable today's enterprises and service providers to design and deploy networks that deliver business value.

Tasmania Network Systems

Acquisition in 1999
Tasmania Network Systems Inc. is a developer of network caching software technology, and plans to post a related one-cent-a-share charge in the second quarter.

Finjan Holdings

Venture Round in 2004
Finjan Holdings, Inc., a cybersecurity company, provides intellectual property licensing and enforcement services in the United States and internationally. The company owns a portfolio of patents related to software and hardware technologies that proactively detect malicious code and thereby protects end users from identity and data theft, spyware, malware, phishing, Trojans, and other web and network threats. Its patented technologies are used in specific cybersecurity technology areas, including endpoint/cloud software, web gateway/internet infrastructure, and networking equipment markets. The company’s technology scans and repels the latest and unknown threats to network, web, and endpoint devices on a real-time basis. It also develops mobile security applications; and invests in cybersecurity technologies and intellectual property. Finjan Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in East Palo Alto, California.

Netmagic Solutions

Series C in 2010
Netmagic Solutions is India's leading Managed IT Hosting Services Provider, specializing in Internet Data Center & Managed Hosting, Infrastructure Management, Managed Security, Cloud Computing, Application Hosting, Messaging & Collaboration and DR. Netmagic Solutions is ISO 27001 and ISO 9001:2008 certified and its processes are designed as per ITIL framework. Combining world class Internet Data Centers with advanced technology and professional service capabilities, Netmagic Solutions delivers mission critical hosted applications for over 1000 of the world's best-known enterprises from multiple locations in a secure and seamless manner. Netmagic's Chennai Datacenter is the only Gold LEED certified datacenter by the USGBC in India. Netmagic has 6 carrier neutral Tier III + datacenters located in Mumbai, Bengaluru, New Delhi and Chennai as well as a virtual data center in the United States with over 1,75,000 sq. ft. floor space. These are equipped with best-in-class infrastructure, world-class services, tools and skilled personnel, giving its customers the option to host their applications in any of these centers. The company is backed by the best-known names in the internet world. B V Jagadeesh - President & CEO, Virtela and Venture Capitalists including FIL Capital Advisors (India) Pvt. Ltd., Nexus Venture Partners and more recently Cisco Systems and Nokia Growth Partners Advisors India.

Equator Technologies, Inc.

Funding Round in 2004
Equator Technologies, Inc. is a provider of system-on-a-chip processors for video streaming and image processing applications.

Vectorly Inc.

Grant in 2018
Vectorly is a video compression startup from MIT, whose vector encoding technology can compress videos by up to 50x while also improving visual quality. Vector encoding is particularly effective for animations, screencasts and anything not recorded with a video camera (10 to 15% of video on the internet). Video platforms can license their software or use their APIs to compress their videos, reducing CDN costs and improving end-user experience. Vectorly was formerly known as "dot Learn".

Lightbits Labs

Venture Round in 2019
Lightbits Labs, Inc. develops data storage solutions for enterprise private clouds, Software-as-a-Service, and Infrastructure-as-a-Service providers. It offers LightOS Software Defined Storage that integrates with existing datacenter infrastructure; and LightField Storage Acceleration Card that supports the LightOS stack. Lightbits Labs, Inc. was founded in 2015 and is based in San Jose, California. It has additional offices in Kfar Saba and Haifa, Israel; and New York, New York.

Qyuki

Series A in 2012
Qyuki is the next big thing that's going to hit new media very soon. If you've got latent creative talent that's waiting for the right opportunity to come along, then this is your time. Wait no more, prepare to give your best to the company that is founded by some of the biggest names in the entertainment business the world over; Shekhar Kapur and A. R. Rahman.

Amobee

Series C in 2008
Provides data-driven solutions for marketing agencies and brands

Lumera Corporation

Venture Round in 2001
Lumera develops proprietary polymer materials and is developing products based on these materials for a broad range of applications. They design and synthesize polymer materials at the molecular level—using their expertise in nanotechnology, which is the development of products and production processes at a scale smaller than 100 nanometers (a nanometer is one-billionth of a meter)—to optimize their electrical, optical and surface properties.

BCN Systems

Acquisition in 2004
BCN Systems, Inc. provides networking software design services. The company offers flexible networking software architecture for routing applications. Its architecture is used in CPU-intensive routing platforms, as well as in building public and private networks.

RingCentral, Inc.

Series D in 2011
RingCentral's cloud-based communication and collaboration platform offers a comprehensive set of capabilities that unify voice, business messaging, team collaboration, video conferencing, and online meetings. RingCentral revolutionizes the power of the cloud to help companies across the globe work smarter, radically improving the way businesses partner with customers and co-workers. We offer nimble business communication solutions, used in more than 350,000 organizations worldwide, that rapidly scale as enterprises grow. It’s a capable platform that offers more than VoIP phone service or cloud PBX. We deliver complete unified communications as a service (UCaaS)—the kind of solutions that integrate seamlessly within your current application and framework, without expensive on-premise hardware or hassles. Bridging the divide across multiple devices—including smartphones, tablets, computers, and desk phones—RingCentral solutions provide today’s mobile workforce with the flexible communication tools needed to get the job done right. RingCentral helps small businesses manage mobile, fax and e-mail communications. Its core product offering includes RingCentral Office, RingCentral Professional and RingCentral Internet Fax, with services provided in the US, Canada and the UK. RingCentral, headquartered in Belmont, CA, is funded by [Sequoia Capital](/financial-organization/sequoia-capital), [Khosla Ventures](/financial-organization/khosla-ventures) and [DAG](/financial-organization/dag-ventures) and was founded in 2003 by [Vlad Shmunis](/person/vlad-shmunis). Products RingCentral Office is a comprehensive Voice over Internet Protocol phone service for small businesses and enterprise companies. This allows customers to connect teams in different locations. RingCentral Office combines a hosted multi-extension business phone system with voice and fax functionality, unlimited calling and pre-configured phones. This allows businesses to connect teams in different locations. RingCentral Glip provides a single, unified team workspace that empowers customers to work, communicate, and collaborate faster and more effectively than ever before. Emails, scattered discussions, and disjointed resources are drastically reduced as teams share conversations, files, tasks, and calendars. Teams, whether internal or external, can collaborate using their favorite devices anytime, anyplace—all within the Glip team workspace. RingCentral Contact Center is an omnichannel, hosted contact center solution that’s easy to deploy, integrate, and scale. This cloud-based contact center solution connects your business to your customers like never before. Your agents get the data and features needed to deliver professional, effective service, while your customers enjoy better communication and faster response times. RingCentral Professional provides customers with a single local or toll free number that connects their existing phone lines as virtual extensions. It is equipped with advanced call forwarding and answering rules. Users can also receive calls, transmit faxes and listen to voicemail online through their RingCentral account. RingCentral Fax is an internet fax product that gives users the ability to send and receive faxes through the Internet, replacing the fax machine. Aside from the ability to transmit documents online, users can also sign and edit their faxes digitally, eliminating the need to print and scan faxes. Users also receive a text and an email message every time a new fax arrives

Network Translation

Acquisition in 1995
Network Translation was founded by Brantley Coile and the company was acquired by Cisco on October 27, 1995.

Cybergnostic

Series B in 2000
Cybergnostic designs and runs communications networks in Connecticut, United States.

Cloupia

Acquisition in 2012
Cloupia unlocks the power of next generation cloud computing for organizations, offering suite of cloud computing products & solutions. Cloupia Unified Service Platform addresses the complex challenges of building, deploying and managing a wide variety of applications and IT services in both public, private and hybrid cloud environments. Cloupia's vendor neutral platform enables enterprises to fully exploit cloud technologies and options, without compromising existing operations.

Sentient Networks

Acquisition in 1999
Sentient Networks offers circuit emulation service based asynchronous transfer mode solutions. It also offers multi-service access switches. The company's product line gives competitive local exchange carriers a platform for provisioning services and converging voice and data networks. Sentient Networks, formerly known as Cellstream Networks, Inc., was founded in 1995 and is based in Milpitas, California.

Optillion Ab

Series B in 2000
Optillion AB is a high-tech Swedish company that operates in the optic component and subsystem market.

Allegro Systems

Acquisition in 2001
Allegro Systems, Inc. develops virtual private network acceleration technologies for secure networking platforms.

Metaplex

Acquisition in 1996
Metaplex is a privately held company specialized in SNA.

Loggly

Series D in 2016
Loggly, Inc. develops a cloud based application intelligence solutions for app developers. The company offers log management, troubleshooting, root cause analysis, systems monitoring and alerting solutions, application debugging, deployment monitoring, application analytics solutions, and APIs for developers. Loggly, Inc. was incorporated in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California. As of January 8, 2018, Loggly, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of SolarWinds Worldwide, LLC.

Vihana

Acquisition in 2005
Vihana is focused on the development of efficient semiconductor solutions for the computer and communications industry.

Avega Systems

Series B in 2007
Avega's Aios music system is a complete, whole-home networked music solution. Aios allows music streaming throughout the home from PCs, media servers, Wi-Fi cell phones, internet radio and premium online services including Rhapsody, over Wi-Fi and wired networking standards. Product applications include multi-zone Wi-Fi music players, Wi-Fi speakers, networked bedroom radios, MP3 player docks, A/V receivers and Wi-Fi handheld-controllers. It also allows you to connect and stream music throughout the home from games consoles, CD/DVD players, portable media players and A/V receivers. Devices can be controlled from anywhere in the home using a graphical Wi-Fi remote, on-device display controllers or comprehensive PC software. Aios is fully UPnP and DLNA compliant, with many important extensions and enhancements. Avega is offering the complete Aios platform on an OEM basis to established brand partners.

Accompany

Acquisition in 2018
Accompany designs and develops a relationship intelligence platform. Its AI-driven database provides rich, relevant insights for millions of people and companies, so they can always find the right people and build stronger relationships. Founded in 2013, Accompany is headquartered in Los Altos, California, and backed by CRV, ICONIQ Capital, Ignition Partners, and Cowboy Ventures.

HyTrust

Series C in 2013
HyTrust was founded by veterans in the enterprise infrastructure and security space who recognized early on not only that virtualization and the cloud were going to dramatically transform the data center, but also that security would be a critical inhibitor to cloud adoption. The mission behind HyTrust has always been to mitigate the risk of catastrophic data center failure and data breaches — especially in light of the concentration of risk that occurs within virtualized and cloud environments. Organizations can now confidently expand virtualization to mission critical applications and take full advantage of the cloud. HyTrust has assembled a world-class team of company builders and innovators and has earned venture backing from the biggest players in the next-generation datacenter: Cisco, VMware, Intel, Fortinet, and In-Q-Tel, the funding arm of the US intelligence community. Further venture investment has come from highly respected firms such as Trident Capital, Sway Ventures, Epic Ventures, Advanced Venture Partners and Granite Ventures.

Platfora

Series C in 2015
Platfora’s mission is to empower customers to transform their businesses into fact-based enterprises. Platfora's Big Data Analytics Platform masks the complexity of Hadoop, making it easy for customers to understand all the facts in their business across events, actions, behaviors and time.

SeaLights Technologies Ltd.

Venture Round in 2020
SeaLights Technologies Ltd. operates a cloud-based testing platform. Its products includes, test impact analysis, test gap, analysis, and release quality analysis. It enables to measure functional test code coverage; track various build quality metrics and test statuses across various testing tools and environments; and prevent untested code changes from reaching production. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Arlington, Virginia.

MobiKwik

Venture Round in 2019
MobiKwik is India’s leading fintech platform, operating businesses in consumer payments, payment gateway, and financial services. MobiKwik’s payments network is one of the largest in India with 120 million users, 3 million merchants, and 300+ billers. The vision of the company is to build accessible, and affordable digital financial services for a Billion Indians. Founded in 2009 by Bipin Preet Singh and Upasana Taku, the company has raised over $100M in funding from marquee investors. With 60% Indian ownership, MobiKwik is the Truly Indian Payments App. Having grown from its strength in payments, the company has transformed into a full-stack fintech platform offering financial products. Since 2018, MobiKwik has disbursed 19 lakh loans via its Digital Credit Line, which disburses money instantly to the user’s wallet. The company ventured into the mutual fund space with the acquisition of Mumbai-based Clearfunds.

Xobni

Series B in 2009
Xobni (the word 'inbox' spelled backwards) makes your inbox and address book smarter. First launching to the public in 2008, Xobni and its Smartr product suite, discover all the people you've ever emailed, called or texted, and creates complete and social profiles that are instantly searchable. Profiles include a photo, job title, company details, email history as well as updates from your contacts on [LinkedIn](/organization/linkedin), [Facebook](/organization/facebook), and [Twitter](/organization/twitter). Products for Gmail, Android and iPhone are available under the Smartr brand, and Xobni is available for Outlook and [BlackBerry](/organization/blackberry).

ScanSafe

Acquisition in 2009
ScanSafe is a market leader of software-as- a-service (SaaS) Web security solutions for organizations ranging from global enterprises to small businesses. Founded in 2004, ScanSafe was the first company in the world to offer Web security via a SaaS model. Its services secure the use of the web and messaging and block malware and spyware.

LightPointe

Series B in 2001
LightPointe Communications, Inc. (a.k.a. LightPointe Wireless) is privately held. The company was launched in 1998 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA, with regional offices/presence in Europe (Germany & France) and Asia (Thailand). LightPointe also provides solutions via its AirePointe Security & Government Solutions Division (www.AirePointe.com). LightPointe is the number one manufacturer in the world of point-to-point Gigabit Ethernet Free Space Optics and Hybrid Optical-Radio Bridges, and manufactures a complete line of 4G/LTE backhaul radios (60 GHz & 70/80 GHz e-band) for telecom carriers and enterprises such as businesses, schools, the military & government agencies. With over $80 million in product development and over eight key patents, LightPointe has deployed thousands of Gigabit Ethernet bridges and digital video/security backhaul solutions worldwide.

BlackArrow

Series B in 2007
BlackArrow is a provider of TV advertising and data solutions. Reaching over 37 million homes and trusted by the world’s largest service providers such as Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Virgin Media, Rogers Communications, and Bright House Networks, the company helps the pay-TV industry monetize video delivered to any screen at any time. Through a suite of integrated products, the company helps the pay-TV industry increase revenues by delivering more timely and efficient sales and marketing messages, extend TV services new screens, and gain real-time measurement and audience insights across multiple screens.

RiverSoft

Private Equity Round in 2000
RiverSoft provides solutions that enable service providers and other enterprises to keep pace with the rapidly evolving internet world.

Soonr

Series D in 2010
Soonr is a secure cloud service for teams to work together on shared digital content from any device, anywhere in the world. With Soonr Workplace, businesses and teams can store, share, access, search, edit and sync files across platforms with support for more than 800 mobile devices including Android, Blackberry, iPhone and iPad. Soonr incorporates patented rendering technology and was designed with teams, remote access and security in mind.

Intersec

Series C in 2016
Intersec is a leading Fast Data software vendor, designing innovative platforms enabling companies to leverage their Data. Their disruptive technology crunches and consolidates huge amounts of data coming from heterogeneous network equipment and IT, and turns them into actionable insights in real-time. Applications range from Contextual Marketing, Geolocation Intelligence, Smart Cities, IoT and Business Analytics. Awarded Most Innovative LBS Solution and Best Cloud Analytics Solution in 2017, Intersec has live solutions running all over the globe.

Xobni

Series C in 2010
Xobni (the word 'inbox' spelled backwards) makes your inbox and address book smarter. First launching to the public in 2008, Xobni and its Smartr product suite, discover all the people you've ever emailed, called or texted, and creates complete and social profiles that are instantly searchable. Profiles include a photo, job title, company details, email history as well as updates from your contacts on [LinkedIn](/organization/linkedin), [Facebook](/organization/facebook), and [Twitter](/organization/twitter). Products for Gmail, Android and iPhone are available under the Smartr brand, and Xobni is available for Outlook and [BlackBerry](/organization/blackberry).

Combinet

Acquisition in 1995
Combinet provided telecommuters and remote offices with high-speed remote access to enterprise networks. The company was founded in 1988 and was based in Sunnyvale, California. Combinet has re-emerged in start-up phase.

Digital Fountain

Venture Round in 2000
As experts in broadcast and real-time data transport, Digital Fountain software optimizes the delivery of digital media over any network. Their technology eliminates the common limitations associated with digital media distribution solutions over both private and public networks, maximizing their customers' existing infrastructure investments, and enabling expanded revenue opportunities.

Latitude Communications

Acquisition in 2003
Latitude Communications provides enterprise voice and Web conferencing solutions. Its MeetingPlace system allows companies to conduct virtual meetings and thereby extend decision-making processes across the disparate geographic locations of participants. With MeetingPlace, participants can schedule and attend a meeting; view, share, and edit documents; and record and play back meeting content. Attendees can participate in a meeting using widely available communications devices, such as telephones, cellular phones, laptop computers, and desktop computers.

Nimbus Communications

Private Equity Round in 2007
Nimbus Communications Limited, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates sports broadcasting channels. Nimbus Communications Limited was formerly known as Nimbus Communications Private Limited in July 1994. The company was founded in 1987 and is based in Mumbai, India.

Singularity Networks

Acquisition in 2019
Singularity Networks, Inc. provides real-time visibility and analytics for businesses to identify breaches in IT (information technology) security. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Lone Tree, Colorado. As of February 11, 2019, Singularity Networks, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.

Grand Junction Networks

Acquisition in 1995
Grand Junction Networks designs and manufactures high-speed LANs for workgroups. Its solutions are designed to connect server farms or power workgroups with fiber-optic backbones. Grand Junction Networks was founded in 1992 and is based in Fremont, California.

Duo Security, Inc.

Acquisition in 2018
Duo Security provides a cloud-based access protection solution for companies and organizations worldwide. Clients use its solution for adaptive authentication, BYOD (bring your own device) security, cloud security, endpoint security, mobile security, and two-factor authentication. Duo Security also offers Duo Managed Service Provider (MSP), a program that provides MSPs with tools to protect their customers from data breaches. Clients can deploy its technology to protect users, data, and applications from breaches, credential theft, and account takeover. Duo Security serves education, financial services, healthcare, legal, retail, and technology industries. Dug Song and Jonathan Oberheide founded Duo Security in 2009, with its headquarters in Ann Arbor in Michigan and offices in San Mateo in California, Austin in Texas, and London in England.

ZeroG Wireless

Series A in 2007
ZeroG Wireless was founded based on the belief that a new paradigm of wireless connectivity is upon us. Today, the rapid growth of the Wi-Fi infrastructure is providing the underpinnings upon which the 4th Age of Wireless can flourish: increasingly, devices such as laptops, cell phones, game consoles are becoming connected to the Internet via Wi-Fi. ZeroG believes there are thousands more applications that will benefit from wireless Internet connectivity. To get these "things" connected, however, requires a Wi-Fi solution that can easily be designed into a wide array of systems, regardless of their architecture, dramatically reducing engineering effort and time to market. ZeroG is seeking to provide just such a solution. Leveraging its expertise in low-power, integrated design with a deep understanding of embedded systems, ZeroG is developing Wi-Fi chips that enable the 4th Age of Wireless.

DVN - set-top box business

Acquisition in 2009
DVN is a market and technology leader in digital cable solutions in China and shares Cisco's vision of a high-performance, scalable and services-rich cable interactive platform extending into every home.

ContainerX

Acquisition in 2016
ContainerX They are a team of PhDs, entrepreneurs and container geeks from VMware, Microsoft and Citrix, that have come together to create a ready-to-go container platform for enterprise IT. Based on a patent-pending approach called Elastic Container Clusters™, the platform enables enterprises to build an extremely resilient and highly elastic container infrastructure with great levels of resource isolation between multiple Container Pools.

KiSS Technology

Acquisition in 2005
KiSS Technology is a technology company that offers networked entertainment products. KiSS Technology offers home video products such as DVD players and recorders. KiSS Technology was founded by Peter Wilmar Christensen and Martin Manniche in 1994. And it is headquartered in Horsholm, Denmark.

Agillion, Inc.

Venture Round in 1999
Agillion enables companies to provide customers with a level of service they've never encountered online—or anywhere else. By creating Agillion CustomerPagesSM—custom, password-protected Web sites that are accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week—you can: Let your customers place and check on the status of orders, alert you to problems, retrieve documents you're collaborating on together, write you a note, download a product catalog, etc. Capture customer information in real-time and securely store it in a central database that your Team can access from any web browser. Focus on your top customers by receiving reminders and important alerts about their activity.

Metreos Corporation

Acquisition in 2006
Metreos was founded in 2001 by [Louis Marascio](http://www.crunchbase.com/person/louis-marascio) and [Mark Richards](http://www.crunchbase.com/person/mark-richards) to provide an IP telephony development and run-time platform to help companies build, deploy, and manage IP telephony applications. Metreos provided both packaged applications and a set of tools for designing, developing, deploying, and managing applications deployed on IP telephony networks. Their primary customer base were large enterprises who had invested significant capital in replacing aging [TDM](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time-division_multiplexing) based phone systems with new [Voice-over-IP](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voice_over_IP) phone systems, specifically those who had chosen Cisco Systems as their VoIP vendor of choice. Large Cisco customers began to use the Metreos product suite in 2004 with early deployments by Lehman Brothers and BearingPoint. Frustrated by the lack of support from their primary IP PBX vendor, Metreos customers were able to use the Metreos Communications Environment to customize their IP telephony deployment to their liking, often times implementing features that were lost in the transition from TDM to IP. Recognizing that many of their large marque customers were using the Metreos product to enhance their Cisco deployment, Cisco purchased Metreos in June 2006 for $28 million USD.

Qeyton Systems

Acquisition in 2000
Qeyton Systems founded by innovators in DWDM, optical transmission and access systems. Qeyton has utilized its well- balanced strengths in optical transmission and networking know-how to focus on addressing metro operators' needs with essential transport network evolution planning and DWDM equipment. Qeyton gives service providers a competitive advantage by cost-effectively upgrading their networks so they can in turn provide greater capacity, protection and flexibility, requirements in today's data-centric networks.

Atlantis Computing Inc.

Series C in 2010
At Atlantis, our mission is to change the economics of storage in the datacenter. To turn upside-down the traditional approaches and apply innovative software with hardware and hyper-converged solutions to fundamentally transform how the datacenter consumes storage. Atlantis, winner of the Best of VMworld in Storage 2014, Best of VMworld in Desktop Virtualization 2012, and Best of Citrix Synergy awards, offers the industry’s most flexible and powerful software defined storage platform. Atlantis USX delivers better performance than the fastest all-flash array, at half the cost of traditional SAN, on any class of enterprise storage. Atlantis USX is a 100% software-only solution purpose-built to boost any virtualized workload’s performance by up to 10x, while also increasing effective storage capacity by up to 10x. To date, Atlantis has deployed software to manage and optimize tens of Petabytes of software defined storage for more than 800,000 VMs globally across hundreds of mission critical deployments, including some of the largest successful virtualization deployments in the world. Atlantis Computing is privately held and funded by Adams Street Partners, Cisco Systems, El Dorado Ventures and Partech Ventures, with headquarters in Mountain View, California and offices in Europe.

Atlantech Technologies

Acquisition in 2000
Atlantech Technologies provides its clients with class element management software. It develops element, network, and service management products on Unix platforms for telecommunications access technologies. Atlantech Technologies was founded in 1992 by David Sibbald. It is headquartered in Glasgow, Glasgow City.

CliQr Technologies, Inc.

Acquisition in 2016
CliQr Technologies, Inc. develops a single platform for modeling, deploying, and managing applications across physical, virtual, and cloud environments. It offers CliQr CloudCenter, an application-defined management platform that provides infrastructure resources and deploys application components and data across datacenter, private, and public cloud environments. The also provides solutions for application migration, IT-as-a-Service, capacity augmentation, DevOps automation, and service providers. It offers its solutions through reseller partners worldwide. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in San Jose, California. As of April 15, 2016, CliQr Technologies, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Insieme Networks, Inc.
PORTSHIFT SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES LTD develops cloud security software solutions. It offers identity-driven security solutions to any application in the cloud. The software uses digital signing techniques within the development and deployment phase to validate and authenticate applications. The company was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel. As of October 26, 2020, Portshift Software Technologies Ltd operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc..

Corvil

Venture Round in 2003
Corvil is the network data analytics company for business in the Now™. The Corvil platform transforms network data into streaming intelligence to see, understand and act on business as it's happening. Corvil provides the full picture of customers, business and IT infrastructure all interacting together in real-time. It does this by making sense of the raw packet data streaming through the network, enriching it with analytics and making it accessible, searchable and consumable. Corvil is built to handle the low-latency, high-performance and big data analytics requirements for the world's most demanding real-time businesses. It is used to monitor over 50 petabytes of data and over $170 billion worth of transactions per day, and is trusted to provide real-time analytics that powers decision and action in the Now.

vCider

Acquisition in 2012
Virtual Networks for the cloud.

Radiata

Venture Round in 2000
Radiata is a developer of high-speed wireless networking products for the home, small office or home office, enterprise and public area environments. Radiata is a privately held company with corporate headquarters in San Jose, California. There are research and development facilities based in Sydney, Australia. Radiata, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Cisco Systems, Inc.
Apalya Technologies Private Limited provides video streaming managed services to telecom operators, handset manufacturers, and content owners in India, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia. It offers Myplex, an entertainment service that offers on-demand and live TV content across a selection of Hollywood and Indian movies, TV shows, video clips, and trailers, as well as a selection of live TV channels and other entertainment-related content; Mobile TV, which provides live, unicast, multicast, and broadcast of live TV to users across mobile networks globally; and rePlay TV, a destination for TV shows, premium videos, and regional content. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Hyderabad, India. As of December 22, 2015, Apalya Technologies Private Limited operates as a subsidiary of U Digital Content Private Limited.

Pirelli Optical Systems

Acquisition in 1999
POS is a leading developer of Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM) equipment. A pioneer in the DWDM market, the company has leading-edge technology and the world's largest installed base of 'open' 10 GBPS (gigabits per second) optical transport systems in operational networks. POS products will accelerate the deployment of more cost-effective transitional and New World networks.

OpenDNS, Inc.

Acquisition in 2015
OpenDNS is a provider of Internet security and Domain Name System services for homes and businesses. It also provides internet wide security network for web content filtering, anti phishing, Domain Name System infrastructure, and navigation services that enable consumers and administrators to protect networks from online threats and to enforce internet use policies.

IPCell Technologies

Acquisition in 2000
IPCell Technologies is a voice over Internet Protocol company based in the United States. It was acquired by Cisco Systems on September 28, 2000.

Paxata, Inc.

Series D in 2016
Paxata, Inc. provides adaptive data preparation platform that delivers raw data to ready data for business analysts in the United States and internationally. Its platform enables users to connect, explore, transform, and combine data on their own or work with peers in a shared and transparent environment as they shape data for analytics. The company also provides Data Time Machine, a cloud-based data governance solution that provides security, versioning, and usage visibility; and Adaptive Information Platform, a self-service information platform for Microsoft Azure. Paxata, Inc. has a strategic relationship with Cisco. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California. As of December 12, 2019, Paxata, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of DataRobot, Inc.

P-Cube

Acquisition in 2004
P-Cube develops programmable IP service control platforms for broadband and mobile network operators. The company's products include engage, which offers service providers a roadmap to profitability by offering technology that enables operators to adopt a phased approach; encharge, which works with existing OSS and BSS systems that creates a converged voice and data prepaid-postpaid environment; and service control platforms.

Cerent

Acquisition in 1999
Cerent Corporation was an optical equipment maker based in Petaluma, California. It was founded in 1997 as Fiberlane Communications with three divisions: Systems in Petaluma, Chip Design in Redwood City, California and Network Management Systems in Burnaby, British Columbia. In early 1998 the company split into two companies with the Petaluma branch becoming Cerent and the Burnaby and Redwood City branches becoming Siara Networks. Cerent's first product was the Cerent 454. In August 1999, the company was sold to Cisco Systems for $7.2 billion and became the foundation of Cisco's Optical Transport Business Unit. The Cerent 454 was rebranded the Cisco 15454 and became the fastest product (at that time) to hit the $1B annual sales rate by selling $250 million in its second quarter as a Cisco business unit. In November 1999 Redback bought Siara Systems for $4.3 billion.

BroadWare Technologies

Acquisition in 2007
As of June 11, 2007, BroadWare Technologies, Inc. was acquired by Cisco Systems, Inc. BroadWare Technologies, Inc., a network video systems company, engages in the development and delivery of platforms and end-to-end browser-based solutions for collecting, recording, routing, and managing live and archived surveillance video. It offers Media Platform, a suite of server-based technologies for management, distribution, and storage of video surveillance data in a network environment; and Application Server, which enables users to determine levels of authority for viewing cameras, creating or viewing archives, and controlling movable cameras. The company offers Command Server, a digital matrix switch that allows each operator and intelligent application to control the video being displayed on various monitors; and Media Server that enables distribution, archiving, and management of video feeds. In addition, BroadWare Technologies provides specialty professional services, education and training, and support services. The company provides its products for use in applications, such as military bases, unmanned vehicles, embassies, corrections, border control, perimeter montoring, law enforcement, airports and seaports, homeland security, traffic montoring, and public infrastructure montoring, as well as corporate security, retail, public transit systems, gaming, health care, colleges and universities monitoring, petro-chemical, utlitites, and financial services. It serves airports and seaports, transportation systems, and various federal agencies and military branches. The company, formerly known as Graham Technology Solutions, was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

Ensemble Communications

Venture Round in 2000
Ensemble Communications develops wireless infrastructure equipment for high-speed local broadband access applications.

Meraki

Acquisition in 2012
Meraki provides Cisco-based, cloud-controlled Wi-Fi and routing and security products for distributed wired and wireless networks. Cisco Meraki includes a portfolio of wireless LAN, switching, security appliances, and mobile device management, all centrally managed from the cloud. The company’s customers range from small and medium-sized businesses to global hotel chains to educational institutions. Meraki was created by Cisco’s 2012 acquisition of Meraki, a company that began as the brainchild of MIT PhD students. It is headquartered in Cisco SF, a center for software innovation based in San Francisco, California.

Fluidmesh Networks LLC

Acquisition in 2020
Fluidmesh Networks develops wireless systems for security, industrial, and mission-critical applications. Its wireless products are the enablers of outdoor and large-scale applications of the Internet-of-Things: smart cities, urban video-surveillance, connected vehicles and trains, and industrial automation. The company’s target markets are municipalities, industrial plants, schools, seaports and marinas, archaeological sites, resorts, theme parks and racing tracks. Fluidmesh Networks was founded in August 2010 by Andrea Orioli, Umberto Malesci, and Cosimo Malesci and is based in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, the United States. Its founding team include researchers and engineers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, MA, and the Politecnico of Milan in Italy. The company serves its customers worldwide from its headquarters in Chicago, and from its European office based in Italy.

Precept Software

Acquisition in 1998
Precept Software is a developer and marketer of network multimedia software. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Palo Alto, California.

FineGround Networks

Acquisition in 2005
FineGround Networks provides an integrated platform to automate the secure delivery and management of enterprise Web applications. It offers enterprise application delivery suite for automated performance optimization, end-user monitoring, and application security. FineGround Networks, Inc. provides its solutions as a software and appliance for the automotive, financial services, manufacturing, retail, and technology industries. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Campbell, California.

Navarro Networks

Acquisition in 2002
Navarro Networks was a developer of Ethernet-based ASIC components based in Plano, Texas, in the United States.
Spanlink Communications, Inc. provides business communications technology and network integration solutions in the United States and internationally. It offers packaged applications, such as Spanlink Courtesy Callback that improves customer satisfaction and agent utilization rates; Customer Survey Manager, which provides users with a solution for creating, launching, and managing automated customer feedback surveys; Spanlink Top Customer that enables users to give designated customers attention; and SolutionWatch, an enterprise-grade application monitoring and systems reporting tool to provide alerts on flaws in the voice and data network. The company also provides CentralControl, a system management product that provides the multi-tenancy to manage voice network, enables senior level control at the data center, and provides access for routine changes at the edge; and IVR toolkits for unified customer voice portal, unified contact center enterprise, and unified contact center express platforms. In addition, it offers analysis, design, implementation, validation, launch, transition, and support services; consultative and assessment services, such as solution value analysis, voice readiness assessment, recording studio, reporting assessment, simulation testing, and post-deployment assessment services; and planning, migration, and support services. Further, Spanlink Communications provides contact center solutions, such as unified communications, unified customer contact, and network systems solutions; and interactive intelligence solutions, including enterprise IP telephony, contact center, hosted and on-premise contact center, and business process automation solutions. The company integrates unified communications, customer interaction, workforce optimization, and system management products that exploit the benefits of VoIP network infrastructures. Spanlink Communications, Inc. was founded in 1988 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Celeno

Series G in 2019
Celeno Communications is a fabless semiconductor company developing components and subsystems for high performance carrier-class WiFi systems and networks. Celeno's breakthrough technology enables a new vision in home wireless networking by delivering high definition entertaiment and multimedia content throughout the home. Celeno's components provide the boost in throughput, coverage, and QoS necessary to deliver multiple HDTV, SDTV, VoIP and Data "triple play" services over the home network. Celeno's core competency is based on smart antenna technology, spatial radio switching combined with adaptive channel coding, dynamic time-space scheduling, and multimedia QoS optimization. The technology targets applications requiring the highest level of system performance (capacity and reach), consistent carrier-class multimedia QoS, and tight security protection.

Amteva Technologies

Acquisition in 1999
Amteva provides IP-based Unified Communications middleware that consolidates voicemail, e-mail and fax on a single IP network, accessible independent of location, time or device.

IPmobile

Acquisition in 2000
IPmobile is a new, wireless communications infrastructure company focused on transforming raw radio capacity into managed, cost-efficient, and IP service-ready bandwidth. Using IPmobile's solutions, network operators and service/content providers will be able to profitably extend wireline VPN, service guarantees, provisioned QoS, premium content delivery, VoIP, and multicasting capabilities over the air. The Company's air intelligent technology has wide applicability for current cellular/PCS and fixed wireless markets, and for next generation IP-based wireless/mobility networks.

Pioneer SourceFire

Acquisition in 2013
Pioneer SourceFire is a company that was acquired by Cisco in 2013.

Slido

Acquisition in 2020
Slido is an award-winning web-based audience interaction tool for meetings and events. Slido enables users to crowdsource top questions to drive meaningful conversations, engage participants with live polls and collect valuable interaction insights. It focuses on simplicity, both for meeting planners who can create an event in less than a minute, as well as for participants who can join via any device with a simple code. Having worked on over 60,000 events, Slido helped to engage millions of participants. The company worked with renowned conferences such as SXSW, World Economic Forum, Money20/20 and clients including Adobe, Google, Tesco, KPMG, UBM, SAP and Cisco. The headquarters is in Bratislava, Slovakia, and other worldwide offices include New York and San Francisco (US), Paris (France), London (UK), Bali (Asia), Prague (Czech Republic) and Sydney (Australia).

Lancope

Acquisition in 2015
Lancope®, Inc. is the leader in NetFlow collection and analysis and the provider of the StealthWatch® System for flow-based network performance and security monitoring. StealthWatch currently monitors, secures and optimizes over 45 million hosts across hundreds of networks that span a wide range of customers, including financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, higher education, government, and military organizations around the world. Lancope partners with fellow best-of-breed solution providers through its Technology Alliance Program, which includes Cisco Systems, Brocade, Blue Coat, VMware, IBM Tivoli, Check Point, TippingPoint, ArcSight and A10 Networks. Lancope is a privately held, venture-backed company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded in 2000, Lancope is a privately held, venture-backed company headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Traverse Networks

Series B in 2005
Traverse Networks is a leading supplier of enhanced voice services technology to communications service providers in the US. With unique and highly scalable technology, Traverse Networks helps partners generate new revenue streams by complementing existing products or enabling the creation of new enhanced services.

GeoTel Communications

Acquisition in 1999
GeoTel Communications Corporation operates as a global provider of customer-interaction software solutions for mission-critical call center applications. The company's computer telephony integration products create an enterprise-wide customer-interaction platform by integrating multivendor networks, automatic call distributors, voice response systems, databases, desktop applications, and other resources. Solutions are provided for single-site, multisite, and network service provider deployments. The company is based in Littleton, Massachusetts.

July Systems

Acquisition in 2018
July Systems is a cloud-based mobile experience and location services platform that connects to a building’s WiFi system. Its purpose is to understand the customer who just walked in the door, how many times they have shopped at this retailer, their loyalty point score, and so forth. This gives the vendor the same kind of understanding about that customer offline as they are used to getting online. It aims to digitize physical spaces and is one of the largest location cloud engines powering global enterprises. Founded in 2001, July Systems is headquartered in Burlingame, California. It was acquired by Cisco in 2018.
Emergent Game Technologies, Inc. develops tools and technologies for interactive entertainment. The company focuses on titles, such as sports, racing, action/adventure, RPGs, massively multi-player, puzzle, strategy, first-person shooters, parlor games, and visual simulation and serious games. It offers Gamebryo, a cross-platform middleware solution, which enables game developers to build, test, and manage interactive games; and Gamebryo Casual Game Development Middleware for casual game titles. The company has strategic alliance with Acquire, Gamebase, and Winking; Autodesk, Inc., SOFTIMAGE|XSI, and Gamebryo. Emergent Game Technologies Inc. was formerly known as Butterfly.net, Inc. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Calabasas, California, with additional offices in Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Austin, Texas; London, the United Kingdom; Tokyo, Japan; China; and Korea.

Optillion Ab

Series C in 2002
Optillion AB is a high-tech Swedish company that operates in the optic component and subsystem market.

Audium

Acquisition in 2006
Audium developed the leading service creation environment for next generation call center applications. Acquired by Cisco in 2006.

ExiO Communications

Acquisition in 2000
ExiO Communications develops wireless technologies for corporate networks based on code division multiple access technologies. Cisco acquired ExiO communications in 2000.

VidSys, Inc.

Venture Round in 2011
VidSys is the provider of Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software that enables organizations to reduce operational costs, improve situation response times, and leverage existing physical security devices while reducing risks and providing greater protection of its assets. Its award winning Open PSIM Platform and multi-vendor video and situation management software is running in numerous command centers including some of the largest in North America.

NetSpeed

Acquisition in 1998
NetSpeed is an Internet service providing company. it provides internet connectivity, mobile and fixed-line telephony; and web design services. The company offers internet access in dial-in, transact broadband, ADSL, and long reach broadband. They provide their clients telephone services such as iCall fixed line, BlackSIM mobile, KMOO Internet Phone, and bundling options. NetSpeed also offers business services, including website hosting, domain name registration, server Tele-housing, and site statistics. NetSpeed was founded by Paul Zito and John McHale; and is based in Mawson, Australia.

Startupbootcamp Scale Osaka

Venture Round in 2015
Startupbootcamp Istanbul is a leading acceleration program with no geographical or vertical limitations. It is aimed at all tech startups as a local chapter of the number 1 startup accelerator in Europe. Over 3 months, 10 selected startups will be provided with funding and incubation space along with intense mentoring focused on the Shape, Build and Sell stages of product and business development. At the end of the program, you will pitch your company to 250+ investors and partners on Demo Day.

Zensys

Funding Round in 2006
Zensys is a provider of wireless networking technology for control and status reading applications and the developer of Z-Wave, a low-cost, two-way, wireless mesh network communications technology that enables consumers to monitor and manage their lighting, security systems and other home controls easily, conveniently and securely from anywhere in the world.