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Opsware  (Stock symbol: OPSW ) Acquired by HP (2007 $ 1,600,000,000 )

599 N. Mathilda Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Marc L. Andreessen (Opsware Chairman) William V. Campbell (Intuit);  Simon Lorne (Munger,Tolles & Olsen);  Michael Ovitz (Creative Artists) Michelangelo Volpi (Cisco Systems)
Former outside board: Mike Homer (Kollective Chairman);  Andy Rachleff (Benchmark)

Business description: Opsware is the world's leading IT automation and utility computing software company. The growth of the Internet is driving a shift from client/server computing to Web architecture. With this shift comes an overwhelming proliferation of servers and applications, creating massive complexity that makes an automated IT model a necessity. The Opsware System automates the complete IT lifecycle and delivers utility computing by enabling IT to automatically provision, patch, configure, secure, change, scale, audit, recover, consolidate, migrate, and reallocate servers and applications. Over 250 of the world's largest companies, outsourcers and government agencies use Opsware to deliver this new, automated model of IT.
Customers include: Analog DevicesBellSouthCadence Design Systems CatapulseCBSComcastDepartment of EDS Equinix FedExFoxSportsGood Technology HomeGainHPLehman Brothers MegaPath Networks MetLifeNECNetIQNortel NetworksPrincipal Financial GroupSAICSalary.comSamsungTivo(acquired) Wells Fargo Bank;  Allmerica Financial;  Atos Origin ;  Avon;  BNSF Railroad;  British Sky Broadcasting ;  BurnsAndMcDonnell;  Checkfree ;  Countrywide Financial;  Department of Energy;  Fusepoint ;  Inflow;  Iowa Health System;  JP Morgan Chase;  LogicaCMG ;  Metavante;  New Breed;  NTT Communications;  Oxygen Network;  Pegasus Solutions ;  Prince William County;  Sallie Mae ;  Station Casinos;  Sungard;  The Citizens and Hanover Insurance Companies ;  The Department of Energy;  The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America ;  TravelersExpress
Partners include: 3ComAccentureBEA Systems Business ObjectsCheck Point Software TechnologiesCisco SystemsComputer AssociatesEgeneraEMCEquinixExtreme NetworksF5 NetworksForce10 NetworksFoundry NetworksGlobalCenterHPJamcrackerJuniper NetworksMarconiMicromuseNECnLayers NokiaNortel NetworksOracleQuestRemedySecure ComputingSolsoftSun MicrosystemsTripwireVeritas TechnologiesVMware ;  Enterasys Networks;  Epicenter;  MEDIA ALERT;  On Technology;  Solidcore ;  UNIADEX

Rounds: 1
Capital raised: 143.0M
Ownership: Acquired by HP (2007 $ 1,600,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: OPSW
Angels/other VCs: Marc L. Andreessen

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Record updated: Jul 2007
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 1999
Headcount: 301-400 as of Apr 2002
Rounds: 1
Capital Raised: 143.0M
Ownership: Acquired by HP (2007 $ 1,600,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: OPSW