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Cyclades  Acquired by Avocent (2006 $ 90,000,000 )

3541 Gateway Boulevard
Fremont, CA 94538
Website Company Summary Management Team

CEO: Daniel Dalarossa (1991)
President/COO/Operations: John Lima
General Management: Paulo Hummel
Finance: Joseph Millares
Technology: Marcio Saito
Sales/Marketing: Dave White; Tony Newman
Not listed on the website: (May no longer be at the company) Charlie Waters*
Former Employees: Kim Del Fierro Mark Harris Mason Cho


Business description: Cyclades is a data center management company providing console access, power control and systems management solutions that minimize unplanned network downtime. Its AlterPath™ family of products enables remote, automated, and secure management of servers, network equipment and automation devices, minimizing the need for human intervention and decreasing maintenance costs. Cyclades' advantage is providing scalable products leveraging Linux technology for flexibility, ease of customization and high level of security. Cyclades line of products include secure console servers, terminal servers, server management cards, power management devices and cabling solutions that allow system administrators to create and manage an out-of-band network providing low level emergency access and power control to all elements in their network.
Customers include: Agilent TechnologiesAOL Time WarnerAppleBank of AmericaBristol-Myers SquibbBritish TelecomDaimlerChryslerDellDeutsche BankDeutsche TelekomFedExGeneral DynamicsGoldman SachsGoogleHPIBMIntelJuniper NetworksKaiser PermanenteLockheed-MartinNASANational SemiconductorNetAppNextelNokiaOvertureRaytheonReutersShutterflySiemensSprintStanford UniversitySun MicrosystemsTelefónicaTexas InstrumentsThe Walt Disney CompanyUBSVodafoneWal-MartWebTVWells Fargo BankXeroxYahoo!;  BMW;  Cable and Wireless;  Carnegie-Mellon;  Credit Suisse First Boston;  Eastman Kodak;  Federal Reserve Bank;  JP Morgan Chase;  Massachusetts Institute of Technology;  REI;  Sandia National Laboratory;  Swisscom;  Terra Lycos;  US Army Corps of Engineers;  US Cable;  Yale University
Partners include: BMC SoftwareHPJareva TechnologiesMontaVista Software;  Plat' Home;  TECSys Development

Ownership: Acquired by Avocent (2006 $ 90,000,000 )

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Record updated: Jun 2005
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1991
Headcount: 201-300 as of Oct 2004
Ownership: Acquired by Avocent (2006 $ 90,000,000 )