Link Silicon Valley
The fastest way to connect to the people, companies and capital of Silicon Valley
Free 30 Day Trial Account
Sign Up | Log In
Search
ACQUIRED COMPANY
 
My Lists

Yipes Enterprise Services  Acquired by Reliance Communications (2007 $ 300,000,000 )

114 Sansome Street 11th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
USA
(415)-901-2000
Website Company Summary Management Team
Management

President/COO/Operations: Richard Cotton (2007)
General Management: Howard Warner (3/9/05)
Sales/Marketing: Michael McGlone
Customer Service: Susan Flood
Not listed on the website: (May no longer be at the company) Jeffrey K Lockman*;  Rex Fisher*;  Tim Mason*
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Keith Geeslin (Sprout Group) Promod Haque (Norwest Venture Partners) Shahan Soghikian (Panorama Capital) Gary Hromadko (Crosslink Capital) W Brennan Carley (Radianz Former CTO & Chief Strategy Officer)
Former outside board: Peter Morris (NEA);  John K Peters (Reconnex) Kevin Boyne (UUNET);  Carol Whitaker (Witco)
Company

Business description: Yipes Enterprise Services, Inc. is the leading global provider of managed, end-to-end Ethernet solutions for enterprise customers. Yipes offers a uniquely scalable suite of networking services that combine the speed, simplicity and cost effectiveness of native Ethernet with Yipes proprietary bandwidth-on-demand functionality. Yipes provides optical Ethernet services in and across major metropolitan markets throughout the United States and the UK including: New York, Los Angeles, Washington DC, San Francisco, Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas, Houston, Seattle, Denver, San Diego and London.
Customers include: FenwickAndWestJunction Networks ;  Hong Kong POP ;  RedSky Financial ;  U.S. Department of Interior
Partners include: 365 Data Centers Colo.comEquinixExodus CommunicationsExtreme NetworksLivevault ;  Genuity;  JYRA;  Meridean Telesis;  RipTech;  Savvis Communications;  SIAC
Capital

Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Jun 2006   Apr 2005
Capital raised: 364.5M
Last Round: 8.5M
Ownership: Acquired by Reliance Communications (2007 $ 300,000,000 )
Corporate investors: Extreme NetworksJuniper NetworksIntel Capital

Last Tweets


 

Last Mentions


Overview
Record updated: Jul 2007
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1999
Headcount: 101-150 as of Nov 2003
Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Jun 2006   Apr 2005
Capital Raised: 364.5M
Last Round: 8.5M
Ownership: Acquired by Reliance Communications (2007 $ 300,000,000 )