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Symmetricom  (Stock symbol: SYMM ) Acquired by Microsemi (2013 $ 230,000,000 )

2300 Orchard Parkway
San Jose, CA 95131
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Robert M. Neumeister (Dex Media CFO) James A. Chiddix (OpenTV Former CEO/Chairman) Robert J. Stanzione (Arris Group CEO) Robert T. Clarkson (Jones Day Partner) Al Boschulte (Wireless Access Chairman) Elizabeth A. Fetter (QRS President/CEO) Richard Oliver (American Graduate School of Management CEO) Richard Snyder (Forgent Networks CEO)
Former outside board: Krish A. Prabhu (Tellabs CEO)

Business description: Symmetricom (SYMM), a world leader in precise time solutions, sets the world's standard for time. The company generates, distributes and applies precise time for the communications, aerospace/defense, IT infrastructure and metrology industries. Symmetricom's customers, from communications service providers and network equipment manufacturers to governments and their suppliers worldwide, are able to build more reliable networks and systems by using the company's advanced timing technologies, atomic clocks, services and solutions. All products support today's precise timing standards, including GPS-based timing, IEEE 1588 (PTP), Network Time Protocol (NTP), Synchronous Ethernet and DOCSIS® timing. Symmetricom is based in San Jose, California, with offices worldwide.
Customers include: Department of Defense Lucent TechnologiesNortel NetworksSiemensSprintWorldcom;  DARPA
Partners include: Empowered Networks

Ownership: Acquired by Microsemi (2013 $ 230,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: SYMM

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Record updated: May 2013
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1956
Headcount: 701-800 as of Jun 2009
Ownership: Acquired by Microsemi (2013 $ 230,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: SYMM