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IP Unity Glenayre  Merged with Glenayre (2006 )

11360 Lakefield Drive
Duluth, GA 30097
Website Company Summary Management Team

CEO: Arun Sobti
Technology: Piyush Modi (1/3/07); Sonny Bettis (01/03/2007)
Sales/Marketing: Stan Little; Nigel Waller
Not listed on the website: (May no longer be at the company) Augie Cruciotti*;  Brian White*;  Gani Nayak*;  Mark McIlvane*

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Cas Skrzypczak (Global Asset Communications) Adrian Nemcek (Motorola Division President) Matt Murphy (Kleiner Perkins) Gerd Goette (Siemens Venture Capital) Kamil Hasan (Hitek Venture Partners General Partner) Morgan Jones (Battery Ventures General Partner) Ajit Medhekar (Silicon Bandwidth CEO) David S Welsh (Partech Ventures)
Advisory board: Betsy S Atkins (BAja Ventures President/CEO) Steve Craddock (Comcast);  George Tarr (angel investor);  Arno Penzias (Bell Labs)
Former advisory board: Michael Harvey (Bell Atlantic);  William A Owens (Teledesic CEO);  Hal Purdy (AT&T);  Dan Simpkins (Salix)

Business description: IP Unity enhanced service platform and applications are changing the way we communicate. Our solution enables telecom service providers to develop, manage and deploy exciting new services that seamlessly integrate voice, data and video applications into one communication interface, enhancing our communication experience today as well as tomorrow. The core of the IP Unity solution is the Harmony6000 Media Server platform, a high-density DSP engine that performs the high volume media processing required for functions such as playing announcements, speech recognition and text-to-speech, functions common to most enhanced service applications. The media server scales from 100 to 10,000 ports and can be easily partitioned to serve multiple applications or customers. In addition to the media server platform, IP Unity offers a suite of enhanced communications applications including audio/web conferencing, voice mail, unified messaging and pre-paid services.
Customers include: BellSouthCablevision SystemsComcastEarthLink Liberty MediaUTstarcom;  BCS Global Networks ;  BSNL ;  Cable One ;  Cbeyond Communications;  HFCL Infotel ;  KMC Telecom ;  Net2Phone;  NuVox Communications ;  Telebarta;  Telekom Malaysia ;  Telverse;  University of Minnesota ;  WestTel
Partners include: Atreus SystemsBEA SystemsDialogicIndigo SoftwareManystreamsSonus Networks Sylantro SystemsToshibaVerso TechnologiesZone Labs;  Carrius Technologies ;  Common Voices ;  Convergent Networks;  ECI;  Excel Switching;  Gallery IP Telephony;  InfoTouch Technologies;  Leapstone Systems;  ORG Telecom;  Roots Communications;  SiteScape;  TechTeam;  ZTE

Rounds: 6
Recent Fundings: Mar 2006   Sep 2005
Capital raised: 55.8M
Last Round: 3.2M
Ownership: Merged with Glenayre (2006 )
VCs include: Battery VenturesKleiner PerkinsNEAPartech VenturesPresidio Venture Partners;  TELUS Ventures;  Dresdner Kleinwort Capital;  Coral Capital Management;  NorthPoint Investments
Corporate investors: Siemens Venture Capital

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Record updated: Jan 2007
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1999
Headcount: 101-150 as of Jan 2005
Rounds: 6
Recent Fundings: Mar 2006   Sep 2005
Capital Raised: 55.8M
Last Round: 3.2M
Ownership: Merged with Glenayre (2006 )