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Ampex Data Systems  (Stock symbol: AXC )

500 Broadway
Redwood City, CA 94063
Website Company Summary Management Team

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Alain Briancon (Ntera CTO);  Peter Slusser (private investment banking);  William Stoltzfus (Chemical Bank)

Business description: Ampex Data Systems Corporation ("ADSC") is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ampex Corporation and is headquartered in Redwood City, California with a service center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. In turn, ADSC has wholly owned subsidiaries in Great Britain, Ampex Great Britain, Ltd., and Japan, Ampex Japan, Ltd. Its products are also offered in other major overseas markets through distributors. The principal products produced by the company are high-capacity, high-performance digital storage systems capable of functioning in demanding environments on land, at sea or in the air. ADSC products are principally used in defense applications to gather digital images and other data from aircraft, satellites and submarines. These products are also used in flight and sensor test applications.
Customers include: ATandTBAE SystemsBoeingChevronFox TelevisionHBOLockheed-MartinMCINASANETCOM Online CommunicationsNorthrop GrummanRaytheonTRWWarner Bros.;  ABC;  ADIC;  Aramco;  Argonne National Lab;  Digital Domain;  Eastman Kodak;  Enigma Data Systems;  Exxon;  FAA;  Honeywell Technologies;  Hughes Radar;  Industrial Light + Magic;  Los Alamos National Lab;  Mobil Oil;  Olympus;  Petco;  Schlumberger;  SONY Pictures;  the Federal Aviation Administration;  The Federal Bureau of Investigation;  The National Center for Supercomputing;  The Naval Research Labs;  The Post Group;  TV Guide Networks;  Twentieth Century Fox ;  U.S. Department of Defense
Partners include: Sun Microsystems

Ownership: Public  
Stock Symbol: AXC

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Record updated: Jan 2011
Sector: Storage
Headcount: 501-600 as of Apr 1999
Ownership: Public  
Stock Symbol: AXC