Alcatel is a global telecommunications equipment provider delinering solutions to service providers, enterprises, and governments around the world enabling these customers to deliver voice, data and video services. alcatel-lucent.com
Arroyo Video Solutions (acquired by Cisco)
The Arroyo solution is designed to deliver exceptional scalability, service availability and operational simplicity - offering a highly extensible platform for video-on-demand today and emerging time-shifted services in the future. Arroyo was acquired in 2006 by Cisco for $92M.
Ascend Communications (acquired by Lucent)
Ascend Communications designed and manufactured equipment for high density dialup installations, most notably the MAX TNT, which allowed for a DS3 of dialup lines to be terminated in a few rack units. In the mid-1990s, the company was one of the leading vendors of ISDN modems and concentrators. Ascend was acquired by Lucent technologies for $20.3B in 1999.
Bay Networks (acquired by Nortel)
Bay Networks was a network hardware vendor formed through the merger of Santa Clara, California based SynOptics Communications and Billerica, Massachusetts based Wellfleet Communications. Synoptics was a leading enterprise hub and switching vendor, and Wellfleet build high-end, carrier class routers. Bay Networks was acquired in 1998 by NorTel for $9.1B.
Cisco shapes the future of the Internet by creating unprecedented value and opportunity. As a worldwide leader in networking, they transform how people connect, communicate and collaborate. cisco.com
3Com (acquired by HP)
3Com was one of the world's leading network equipment providers of network interface controllers and switches, routers, wireless access points and controllers, IP voice systems, and intrusion prevention systems. 3Com was acquired by HP in 2009 for $2.7B.
Genesys Labs (acquired by Alcatel)
Genesys is a multimedia collaboration and conferencing services company. The company’s primary product, Genesys Meeting Center, is a unified collaboration solution delivered as "software as a service". Genesys was acquired in 2000 by Alcatel for $1.5B. genesyslab.com
HP believes in the power of people when technology works for them. They lead in the marketplace by developing and delivering useful and innovative products, services and solutions such as laptops, printers, software and much more. hp.com
Infinera provides the world's most economically compelling optical networks. The Infinera Digital Optical Network is the first switched WDM system, utilizing breakthrough Photonic Integration Circuits to provide flexibility, capacity and manageability. infinera.com
Kineto Wireless (acquired by Taqua)
Kineto’s solutions enable mobile operators to address a number of key opportunities and challenges that have arisen due to rapid subscriber adoption of Smartphones. With Kineto’s Smart Wi-Fi solution, users can turn more than 200 million Wi-Fi access points into extensions of their mobile network. kineto.com
Mobidia leverages the distributed computing power of millions of connected laptops, netbooks and smartphones to help users enhance their mobile data network. The company works closely with leading mobile operators and solution providers to integrate this technology into their networks. mobidia.com
Monterey Networks (acquired by Cisco)
Monterey Networks was an innovator of infrastructure-class, optical cross–connect technology that was used to increase network capacity at the core of an optical network. Acquired in 1999 by Cisco Systems for $500M.
ONStor (acquired by LSI Logic)
ONStor is a global, policy-based cloud storage solution that offers unprecedented geographic placement, content workflow and business logic controls. They provide vast storage volumes for large content libraries of any type. ONStor was acquired by LSI Logic for $25M.
ONI Systems (acquired by Ciena)
ONI Systems provides optical telecommunications systems for metropolitan access, core and regional markets. ONI equipment helps service providers build high capacity optical metro networks that were able to cost-effectively support a variety of services on a single platform. ONI Systems was acquired in 2002 by Ciena for $900M.
Procera Networks delivers Intelligent Policy Enforcement (IPE) solutions for network operators that leverage industry-leading Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) technology. Procera's IPE solutions enable broadband providers to support more subscribers and services on their network. proceranetworks.com
Proxim Wireless Corporation provides Wi-Fi, Point-to-Point and Point-to-Multipoint 4G wireless network technologies for wireless Internet, video surveillance and backhaul applications. proxim.com
Radisys is the leading provider of advanced embedded solutions for the communications networking and commercial systems markets. Radisys helps OEMs, systems integrators and solution providers bring better products to market faster and more economically. radisys.com
SeaMicro (acquired by AMD)
SeaMicro was founded by industry veterans who have helped build some of the world’s largest data centers. They bring together a deep understanding of data center computation including CPU architecture, clustering, networking and interconnect technologies. SeaMicro was acquired in 2012 by AMD for $334M. seamicro.com
Siara Systems (Acquired by Redback Networks)
Siara Systems, Inc. was a provider of next-generation IP over SONET solutions aimed at carrying both traditional and IP-based services. Siara Systems was acquired in 1999 by Redback Networks for $4.3B.
StrataCom (acquired by Cisco)
StrataCom produced the first commercial cell switch, also known as a fast-packet switch. Its product was working proof of the technology which became known as Asynchronous Transfer Mode or ATM. ATM became a key technology underlying the world's communications systems in the 1990s and 2000s. StrataCom was acquired in 1996 by Cisco Systems for $4B.
Talari Networks is redefining WAN reliability and performance quality. By aggregating multiple broadband links and continuously adapting to the quality of the network, their patented technology delivers 30 to 100 times gain in bandwidth per dollar. talari.com
Violin Memory helps companies accelerate their business critical applications and virtualize their Data Center storage. They do this with a scalable flash memory array that delivers unprecedented sustainability and spike-free latency at price points challenging HDD performance storage. violin-memory.com
Westell Technologies designs and delivers carrier-class communications equipment used by service providers and industrial customers. Their products meet a need for point-of-demarcation transport and termination, digital transmission, remote monitoring and power distribution. westell.com