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Nominum  Acquired by Akamai Technologies (2017 )

800 Bridge Parkway, Suite 100
Redwood City, CA 94065
Website Company Summary Management Team

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Chris Risley (Nominum Former President/CEO) Venky Ganesan (Globespan Capital Partners Managing Director) David Cowan (Bessemer Venture Partners) Ken Gullicksen (Morgenthaler Ventures Partner)
Advisory board: Stephan Stuart (PAIX VP Engineering) Paul Vixie (Metromedia Fiber Network CTO) Li Sun (Foundation Capital Partner) Ted Hardie
Former advisory board: Hansen Chang (CipherTrust Former VP);  David R. Conrad (Nominum Former CTO) Joseph Hellerstein

Business description: Nominum invented DNS, has written 90% of the world’s DNS code, and was the first to scale, secure, and leverage DNS to deliver a whole new set of services. We are passionate about great Internet experience, high quality code, and straightforward approaches to solving complex provider challenges. Now we have harnessed DNS to allow providers to deliver extraordinary value to their subscribers. Nominum pioneered DNS and has been the innovation leader ever since—leading the way by making service provider networks more reliable, more secure, and more responsive to changing subscriber needs.
Customers include: Acme Packet Analog DevicesBell Canada British TelecomComcastEatonNASAPricewaterhouseCoopersSingTelTelefónica Telus VerioVeriSignVirgin Media WachoviaYahoo!;  Allianz;  ASAHI Net;  Atos Origin;  Colt Telecom;  Dominion;  Dregis;  FiberNet ;  IEEE;  International Telecommunications Union;  Kennedy Center;  KPN;  Network Information Center of Mexico;  NTL;  NTT Communications;  ONO ;  Pennsylvania State University ;  Planet Internet;  Radford University;  Radobank;  Samsung Networks;  Singapore Network;  Social Security Administration;  Telecom Italia;  Telewest;  TelMex ;  THUS ;  Walmart
Partners include: Acme Packet Sun Microsystems VeriSign;  ARIN;  Internet Software Consortium;  Minc;  Telefónica Deutschland ;  VA Linux

Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Nov 2005   Mar 2005
Capital raised: 41.5M
Last Round: 16.5M
Ownership: Acquired by Akamai Technologies (2017 )
Corporate investors: Juniper Networks VeriSign

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Record updated: Oct 2017
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 1999
Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Nov 2005   Mar 2005
Capital Raised: 41.5M
Last Round: 16.5M
Ownership: Acquired by Akamai Technologies (2017 )