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Sleepycat Software  Acquired by Oracle (2006 )

5858 Horton Street #265
Emeryville, CA 94608
Website Company Summary Management Team

Sales/Marketing: Rex Wang
Not listed on the website: (May no longer be at the company) John Gaffney*

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Guy Henshaw (Henshaw-Vierra Management Counsel);  Clyde Johnston (Innosoft International CEO)

Business description: Sleepycat Software, Lincoln, MA, is a privately-held company that makes Berkeley DB, the most widely-used embedded data management software in the world. Profitable since it started in 1996, the company boasts some of the leading database engineers in the world, including co-founder and CTO Dr. Margo Seltzer, the Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science and Associate Dean for Computer Science and Engineering at Harvard University. Based in Massachusetts, Sleepycat works with some of the world's largest enterprise companies who have deployed Berkeley DB for mission-critical applications. Our customers range from computing giants such as HP, and Sun to e-commerce, networking and wireless leaders such as Amazon, Cisco and Motorola.
Customers include: AlcatelAmazonAsk.comBritish TelecomCisco SystemsEMCEricssonHitachi, Ltd.HPIBMMotorolaRSA SecuritySun MicrosystemsTibco SoftwareVeritas Technologies;  UK's border security systems;  ZeroC
Partners include: Embedded Solutions Partners;  FeedStream

Ownership: Acquired by Oracle (2006 )

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Record updated: Oct 2006
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 1996
Ownership: Acquired by Oracle (2006 )