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Kasenna  Acquired by Espial (2008  amount undisclosed )

1196 Borregas Avenue Suite 100
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Website Company Summary Management Team

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Satish Menon (Yahoo! Chief Architect) Ted Mocarski (Key Venture Partners Managing Director) Saurabh Srivastava (Artiman Ventures Partner) Howard Bubb (Ambric CEO/Chairman) Steven M Krausz (U.S. Venture Partners) John Shoch (Alloy Ventures General Partner)
Advisory board: Bobby Kandaswamy (Intel Capital Investments)
Former outside board: Mark Gray (Kasenna Chairman)

Business description: Kasenna is a software technology company building a leading edge, standards-based video delivery platform for acquiring, managing, distributing and delivering audio and video content over IP, ATM and HFC networks. Kasenna has a rich history (since 1993), expertise and patent-portfolio in broadband video delivery, having pioneered one of the industry's first ever video-on-demand systems. Kasenna's award-winning MediaBase product line runs on industry-standard platforms (Linux, IRIX, Solaris) and allows its customers to deploy scalable and cost-effective video-on-demand solutions across multiple markets including cable, telecommunications, enterprise, hospitality, government, education and broadcast.
Customers include: CenturyTelHarmonicJazztelSurewest CommunicationsTelenor;  Adelphia;  Cavalier Telecom ;  Celestine Hotel;  Charter Communications ;  China Netcom;  Clarksville, Tennessee Department of Electricity ;  Clear Lake;  CLvision;  Comcor-TV;  COMSPAN USA;  Content-House ;  CTV Telecom ;  DTC Communications ;  e.BISCOM ;  Emirates Palace Hotel;  ETRI;  FastWeb;  Hutchinson;  Iceland Telecom;  INS;  Kentucky Telephone;  Leo Palace 21;  LINCOR ;  Mid Hudson Cable;  NHK;  NOB Cross Media Facilities;  NTS Communications;  NU-Telecom;  OCN Shanghai Cable;  Paul Bunyan Telephone;  PrimeTel;  SaskTel;  Tennessee Telephone;  The Kansai Electric Power Company;  Thunderworx ;  Time BroadBand;  TVSierre ;  Western Illinois Video
Partners include: AminoAscential SoftwareCatena NetworksDemocrasoftGE AccessHarmonicHPHuawei IBMInformix SoftwareLSIMinerva NetworksMyrioNext Level CommunicationsOptibaseRealNetworksRed HatScientific-AtlantaSigma DesignsSilicon GraphicsSun MicrosystemsTANDBERG TelevisionTivellaUnwired PlanetWebWare;  Accedo ;  ADM;  AegiSoft;  Arel;  ECI Telecom;  GCT-AllWell Technology;  i3 micro technology;  ImpressTek;  Irdeto;  Kreatel;  Kreatel Communications;  mGen;  Pace Micro;  PixStream;  Plexuscom;  VBrick Systems;  XIOtech

Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Sep 2007   Feb 2006
Capital raised: 65.7M
Last Round: 6.7M
Ownership: Acquired by Espial (2008  amount undisclosed )
VCs include: Alloy VenturesAsiaTech ManagementIntel Capital U.S. Venture Partners;  R.B. WebberAndCo.;  Dresdner Kleinwort Capital;  Key Venture Partners;  Rein Capital;  OM Technology Investments;  Artiman VenturesNoventiDigital Ventures;  Entertainment Media Ventures;  The Entrepreneurs' Fund
Corporate investors: Silicon GraphicsSun Microsystems

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Record updated: Feb 2009
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1993
Headcount: 76-100 as of Mar 2006
Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Sep 2007   Feb 2006
Capital Raised: 65.7M
Last Round: 6.7M
Ownership: Acquired by Espial (2008  amount undisclosed )