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Agile Software Corporation (NASDAQ: AGIL) is a leading supplier of business-to-business collaborative manufacturing commerce solutions. Agile products enable supply chain partners to communicate and collaborate over the Internet about new or changing product content, and then source and procure the required components. Customers include Dell Computer, Agilent Technologies, Flextronics International, Solectron, GE Medical Systems, Hewlett-Packard, Jabil Circuit, Lucent Technologies, Philips, Texas Instruments, and others.
Audience is a voice processor company that enables clear communications anywhere with noise suppression technology based on the intelligence of the human hearing system. The technology is applicable across a broad range of consumer products where voice needs to be intelligible in noisy environments, and its first commercial product is for the mobile handset market. Audience was selected as the Most Innovative True Mobile Start-Up for the “2008 GSMA Mobile Innovation Global Awards.” The company is one of 34 founding member companies of the Open Handset Alliance and the only one with advanced noise suppression technology. Investors in Audience include Vulcan Capital, NEA, Tallwood Venture Capital and VentureTech Alliance.
Beta Systems Software AG (Deutsche Börse - Prime Standard: BSS) is a leading provider of intelligent, high-performance solutions for the administration of bulk data. Beta Systems supplies software which enables companies to streamline and simplify their data center, backup, and document management processes. The company specializes in the automation and optimization of its customers' high volume data processing systems, focusing on handling, storing, and distributing data and documents in the most cost effective and intelligent way. Beta Systems' customers are typically large organizations in the industrial, finance, telecommunications, energy, service, and public sectors whose previous methods of data management involved cumbersome procedures consuming a great deal of time, money, and other resources.
BitBlitz Communications is a leading innovator of high-speed communications semiconductors. A venture-funded semiconductor company based in Fremont, California, its high-performance serial communication integrated circuits are used in data and telecommunications networking systems deployed worldwide in local, wide-area, metropolitan and storage networks. The company is an active participant in industry standards organizations, including the 10 Gigabit Alliance and Higher-Speed Backplane Initiative (HSBI).
Bus-Tech, Inc. is the industry's leading provider of state-of-the-art connectivity solutions for the data center. The company's powerful suite of Intranet-to-Mainframe and data movement solutions satisfy even the most rugged demands of data processing professionals for high-bandwidth, high-performance connectivity. With more than 12,000 installed sites worldwide, Bus-Tech is a recognized leader in the interconnect market.
CacheFlow (NASDAQ: CFLO) is a leading provider of Internet caching appliances that accelerate and manage the flow of information over the Internet. CacheFlow solutions -- containing the CacheOS™ operating system -- boost the performance of e-commerce Web sites, enhance the productivity of Internet users and reduce overall network costs for Internet service providers and enterprises. In addition, CacheFlow Internet caching appliances are designed to provide better network security and more up-to-date content than traditional caching solutions.
Calista is a leader in the Voice Over IP market with its award-winning IP-PBX systems.
CenterBoard is a privately held company whose network-based Virtual Operational Data Store (Virtual ODS) is breaking new ground in combining network and database technologies to fundamentally change the way enterprises integrate data. The Virtual ODS delivers right-time access to information across and beyond the enterprise as if it were a single database, without copying data. The company has built a strong management team with expertise across both the database and networking fields. As early employees of other successful start-ups, including Red Brick Systems, Cloudscape, CopperCom, Auspex and Portal, the management team has a depth of experience in growing early-stage companies to become market leaders.
ClearSpeed is a leader in the development of Embedded Parallel Processing solutions. ClearSpeed's technology offers a powerful combination of performance and flexibility and is designed to address growing requirements in several markets. ClearSpeed's technology is delivered as Intellectual Property (IP), and its designs will be licensed to system-on-chip (SoC) vendors. ClearSpeed has over fifteen years expertise in embedded parallel processing . Its unique combination of experience, talent, and strategic vision has resulted in 56 patents and patent applications allowing it to secure over $50 million in financing.
CopperCom, the company that is Creating Voice Services over Broadband, designs and markets a full suite of telecommunications products for the access network-delivering high-speed data and up to 24 voice lines simultaneously over a single, copper wire. CopperCom has transformed today's business model for service providers by uniquely combining a low-cost switching platform with an industry-leading transport architecture-enabling a natural migration to a full packet telephone network while preserving critical investments. CopperCom is the only company that offers a full end-to-end solution that combines broadband access with a low-cost softswitch and the rich feature creation environment for local telephony-giving service providers a new way to differentiate and bundle innovative services for subscribers in the highly profitable residential and small business markets. Founded in 1997, CopperCom is a privately held, Silicon Valley-based company funded by leading venture partners, including Advent International, AT & T Ventures, Charlie Bass, Hambrecht and Quist, Morgan Stanley and Technology Crossover Ventures.
eMotion, Inc. is the leading supplier of software for distributing, cataloging and collaborating on creative content and offers media asset management solutions that are practical and easy-to-use. Its customers are among the top advertising, entertainment, and brand-intensive companies in the world, including BBDO, Colgate-Palmolive, Grey, HBO, Lintas, MGM, Nike, Showtime, Unilever, Viacom, Young & Rubicam.
The Galen Institute is a non-profit, Section 501(c)(3) public policy research organization devoted to advancing ideas and policies that would create a vibrant, patient-centered health sector. It promotes public debate and education about proposals that support individual freedom, consumer choice, competition, and innovation in the health sector. It focuses on individual responsibility and control over health care and health insurance, lower costs through competition, and a strong safety net for vulnerable populations. Galen’s policies will promote continued medical innovation, advances in personalized medicine, and expanded access to health care and coverage in a 21st century Information Age economy.
George Mark Children’s House (GMCH) broke ground in San Leandro, CA in 1999 to build the first freestanding pediatric respite and end-of-life care facility in the United States. Modeled after similar facilities in England and Canada, many of which have been in place for more than two decades, GMCH provides an important addition to the continuum of care for children with life-limiting or terminal illnesses and their families in Northern California. The House offers respite support (round-the-clock), transitional care (between hospital and home) and end-of-life care. All care is informed by the principles of palliative care, focusing on quality of life.
The Gigabit Ethernet Alliance is an association of more than 100 leading networking, semiconductor and computer companies committed to providing customers with open, cost -effective and interoperable Gigabit Ethernet solutions.
Inphi Corporation is a leading provider of high-speed, mixed-signal semiconductor solutions for the communications, data center and computing markets. Inphi’s end-to-end data transport platform delivers high signal integrity at leading-edge data speeds, addressing performance and bandwidth bottlenecks in networks, from fiber to memory. Inphi’s solutions minimize latency in computing environments and enable the rollout of next-generation communications infrastructure. Inphi’s solutions provide a vital interface between analog signals and digital information in high-performance systems, such as telecommunications transport systems, enterprise networking equipment, enterprise and data center servers, and storage platforms.
Kepler's Books is a 50-year-old bookstore that is considered the heart and soul of Menlo Park and one of only a few remaining independent bookstores on the Peninsula. Kepler's is known for its broad book selection, phenomenal authors' events and distinguished employees who have extensive knowledge of the store's books and are clearly book lovers.
Knoah is an offshore outsourcing company providing the best multi-channel customer service and technical support for technology products and services, enabling US call center quality at competitive offshore prices. Knoah prides itself on being responsive and adaptive to client-driven business needs while at the same time proactively working with its customers to evolve more effective support processes and systems through internal analysis. With Knoah's rigorous 360 degree internal feedback systems and training, customers are ensured world-class agent skills and performance. Knoah Solutions is headquartered in San Rafael, California, with e-support facilities located in Hyderabad, India.
MegaChips Technology America Corporation, a fabless company, focuses on the development of system LSIs and systems products that incorporate original algorithms and architecture. Customers use MegaChips solutions for their office automation, networking and storage needs in a wide range of areas, including imaging, audio, home networking, power management, security and communications environments. The company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif., with design centers in Osaka, Tokyo, Makuhari, and Bangalore.
Mysticom Semiconductor, a leading network IC provider, designs, develops, and markets high performance multi-gigabit transceivers for today's enterprise, data center, and storage applications. Mysticom's 10-Gigabit solutions go greater distances and require less power, all with plug-and-play simplicity. Harnessing the inherent power of both analog and digital technologies, Mysticom delivers superior interconnect solutions for existing copper and fiber media, and enables even lower-cost media to be used in new installations. Mysticom Semiconductor has its engineering center in Netanya, Israel, and marketing, sales, and customer reference design and support offices in Mountain View, California.
The Network Processing Forum (NP Forum) was organized to facilitate and accelerate the development of next-generation networking and telecommunications products. By establishing common specifications, the NP Forum will enable equipment providers to significantly reduce their design burden while having the flexibility to use the best components to fit their requirements. The organization was formed to build on the efforts of two former industry groups - the Common Programming Interface Forum (CPIX) and the Common Switch Interface Consortium (CSIX) - by delivering the specifications for programmable network elements that reduce equipment time-to-market while dramatically increasing time-in-market. Established in February 2001, the NP Forum currently has 49 members.
Norwood Systems was founded in late 1999 to become the market leader in PAN-based wireless office networks for voice and data. The company's current product set, EnterpriseMobility, delivers an office network for the wireless generation. It offers an enterprise-class communications platform that lets Bluetooth devices integrate seamlessly with existing office voice and data communication networks.
Pixim Inc. has developed an imaging technology that revolutionizes the way video cameras capture and process images. Unlike traditional cameras, where each pixel cannot adjust to highlights and lowlights in the same scene, Pixim’s patented Digital Pixel System® technology empowers hundreds of thousands of pixels to act like individual cameras constantly self-adjusting. This all-digital system enables Pixim-powered cameras to efficiently capture the whole picture, regardless of lighting condition or application – thus securing the highest resolution, natural color and clarity, while automatically eliminating image-compromising visual noise (e.g., glare, reflections). The result is more than superb image quality; it is accurate, actionable information that gives users the strength of certainty. Pixim chipsets are incorporated into more than 200 security camera models that ship to more than 70 countries worldwide.
Novell, Inc. (NASDAQ: NOVL) is the leading provider of network software enabled by directory services. Novell Internet solutions make networks more manageable and secure and reduce the total cost of ownership for organizations of every kind and size. Novell's worldwide channel, developer, education and technical support programs are the most extensive in the network computing industry.
PostX® Corporation is a privately held Silicon Valley software company that has created the Internet equivalent of First-Class Mail – a solution called First Class Business E-Mail™. The PostX Envelope System enables delivery of millions of secure, personalized, branded and interactive business documents inside sealed electronic Envelopes. Initial applications include trade confirmations, statement summaries and pay stubs. The PostX management team includes experienced professionals with expertise in the areas of electronic mail, enterprise-wide software sales and marketing, electronic data interchange (EDI), software support and Java.
Power X Networks is a global privately owned silicon-and-systems vendor with main offices in Manchester, England (Power X, Ltd.) and San Jose, Calif. (Power X Networks, Inc.). Power X was founded in 1996 by a team of technical visionaries from ICL/Fujitsu to develop an efficient, cost-effective, high-performance interconnect technology capable of moving vast amounts of data between connected devices. The resulting award-winning TeraChannel family of intelligent switch-fabric systems addresses the optical communications and computer markets. Power X is also a founding member of the CSIX consortium, with now more than 41 member companies.
Remedy (NASDAQ: RMDY) is the world's leading supplier of eCRM and eBusiness infrastructure solutions. With over 8400 sites in production, more organizations use Remedy products for eCRM and eBusiness infrastructure management than any other solution. Remedy delivers service solutions that accelerate an organization's move to eBusiness and raise its agility to continually differentiate from competitors. Remedy's fast deployment programs and radical adaptability enable organizations to move more quickly to an eBusiness model, and to do so in a differentiated way.
RSA Security (NASDAQ: RSAS), the most trusted name in e-security, helps organizations build secure, trusted foundations for e-business through its RSA SecurID® two-factor authentication, RSA BSAFE® encryption and RSA Keon® digital certificate management systems. With more than a half billion RSA BSAFE-enabled applications in use worldwide, more than seven million RSA SecurID authentication users and almost 20 years of industry experience, RSA Security has the proven leadership and innovative technology to address the changing security needs of e-business and bring trust to the new, online economy.
The Republican Women of Clifton (RWC) is named after the Town of Clifton, the first town in Fairfax County and one of only three towns in the fast-growing, suburban Fairfax County. The RWC is the fastest growing Republican Women’s club in Northern Virginia and is comprised of many conservative Republican women from Clifton, Centreville, Fairfax Station, Fairfax and surrounding areas. Formed in the fall of 2006 and welcomed with much support, the RWC has grown 700% in a few short years. The club holds monthly meetings with interesting speakers, participates in elections, and holds special events.
Founded in 1993, SciNet is the industry leader in independent CD-ROM and DVD networking solutions. SciNet's award-winning software makes it possible for every office, even those without a Network Operating System, to simultaneously share CDs or DVDs. SciNet CD-Servers are attractively priced and designed to be installed like an appliance--plug it in and turn it on.
ShoreTel is the innovation leader in delivering IP telephony to the enterprise. The company has shipped its groundbreaking solutions since 1998 and continues to outpace the rapidly expanding VoIP market with technological advances and more than 85% year-over-year growth. ShoreTel voice systems are designed to make businesses smarter, setting new standards for usability and manageability while reducing telecommunications costs. A uniquely distributed architecture extends enterprise-class voice services to every office and outpost, keeping employees fully connected wherever they go. A select, worldwide group of channel partners provide top-notch service and support.
Socket Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCKT, PSE: SOK), the Mobile Connection Company, provides the broadest range of connection products for Windows powered handheld computers, including Bluetooth cards, wireless LAN cards, digital phone cards, 56K modem cards, and Ethernet cards. Socket also provides bar code scanning products and peripheral connection serial cards for laptops and other mobile devices. Socket products are Mobility Friendly™, leading the market with the smallest footprint and most Battery Friendly® in their class, while being easy to install, use and maintain. Socket products work with handheld devices made by leading handheld manufacturers, including Compaq, Hewlett Packard, Toshiba, Casio, and Palm. Socket also works closely with Microsoft and with mobile phone manufacturers, including Nokia, Ericsson, and Motorola, to ensure smooth interoperability between the companies' product lines.
Solar flare Communications Inc. is a leading silicon vendor delivering Ethernet products that enable the rapid adoption of 10Gigabit for data center and enterprise networks. The privately held company is headquartered in Irvine, California with a development center in Cambridge, UK.
Stretch Inc. is delivering a family of software-configurable processors, the first to embed programmable logic within the processor. Using familiar C/C++ programming tools, system developers automatically configure Stretch's off-the-shelf processors to achieve extraordinary performance, easy and rapid development, significant cost savings, and flexibility to address diverse markets and changing application needs. Founded in March 2002, Stretch is headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., and has been funded through investments from Worldview Technology Partners, Oak Investment Partners and Menlo Ventures.
Tau Networks is a fabless semiconductor vendor delivering scalable, protocol-independent switch fabric chipsets for multiple communications and computing markets. The company's patent-pending architecture and optimized designs provide a unique combination of performance and value for system OEMs. From highly scalable enterprise LAN and SAN switches to multi-service MAN and WAN platforms, Tau sets the standard for switch fabric port density, Quality of Service/Class of Service, high availability and cost.
VeriSign, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRSN) operates intelligent infrastructure services that enable businesses and individuals to find, connect, secure, and transact across today’s complex global networks.