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Micromuse  (Stock symbol: MUSE ) Acquired by IBM (2005 $ 865,000,000 )

650 Townsend Street #475
San Francisco, CA 94103
415 568 9800
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) John C Bolger (Cisco Systems CFO);  Michael EW Jackson (Micromuse plc);  David C Schwab (Sierra Ventures) Kathleen Wallman (Georgetown University Visiting Professor)

Business description: Micromuse Inc. (Nasdaq: MUSE) is the leading provider of service and business assurance software solutions. The Netcool® software suite provides organizations with the assurance that their IT systems are supporting and driving profits 24 hours a day. Unlike traditional infrastructure management systems, Netcool solutions provide realtime end-to-end visibility and accurate troubleshooting from a business perspective. Such business intelligence allows organizations to respond to problems quickly, streamline workflow processes and improve business uptime.
Customers include: ATandTBritish TelecomCableAndWirelessCharles SchwabDeutsche TelekomEarthLinkEricssonFrance TelecomGE AppliancesGoldman SachsJPMorgan ChasePac BellTelefónicaT-MobileVerizon;  Aéroports de Paris group;  Banverket;  Bay Area Rapid Transit;  Bear Stearns;  British armed forces' computer network;  BT Global Services ;  Cablecom;  Commerzbank;  Digex;  Entel;  GiantLoop;  GoAmerica;  HUK-Coburg;  Internet Solutions South Africa;  ITC^DeltaCom;  NATO;  Netcool;  NTT Communications;  Singapore Telecommunications ;  SmarTone;  Telecom New Zealand;  Virgin Atlantic
Partners include: AccentureAlcatel Bay NetworksBMC SoftwareBrocade Communications SystemsCienaCisco SystemsClarus SystemsEricssonIBMJuniper NetworksLuminous NetworksMarconiMcAfeeMotorolaNetIQNetScreen TechnologiesNortelPacketeerPsytechnicsRedback NetworksSiebel SystemsSiemensSun MicrosystemsSupport.comTellabsTibco SoftwareVanstarVisionaelVitria Technology;  CenterPoint;  ChannelLogics;  Chec Point Software Technologies;  Empewrative;  Entercept Security Systems;  InfoVista;  Kabira;  MetaSolv;  N.E.T.;  Orchestream;  Riverstone;  Scientific Technologies;  Sorrento;  TruSecure;  Whiterock Networks

Rounds: 2
Capital raised: 24.0M
Ownership: Acquired by IBM (2005 $ 865,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: MUSE

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Record updated: Dec 2005
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 1989
Headcount: 601-700 as of Jan 2003
Rounds: 2
Capital Raised: 24.0M
Ownership: Acquired by IBM (2005 $ 865,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: MUSE