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BlueArc  (Stock symbol: BLRC ) Acquired by Hitachi Data Systems (2011  amount undisclosed )

50 Rio Robles Dr.
San Jose, CA 95134
Website Company Summary Management Team

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) David N Martin (Qlusters Former CEO) Duston Williams (Infinera CFO) Gary Morgenthaler (Morgenthaler Ventures General Partner) Michael Stark (Crosslink Capital co-Founder) Jose Suarez (Investor Growth Capital) Paul Madera (Meritech Capital Partners Managing Director)
Former outside board: David Epstein (Crosslink Capital General Partner) Alan E Baratz (UPEK) Rod Canion (Compaq);  Federico Faggin (Synaptics);  Peter Johnson (PRJ Holdings Chairman) James McElwee (Weston Presidio Capital);  George Phipps (Patricof & Co. Ventures);  Paul Vais (Apax Partners);  Andrew Waitman (Celtric House)

Business description: BlueArc Corporation changes the economics of network storage by helping customers manage more information with less effort. BlueArc SiliconServers enable organizations to maximize performance and reduce operating costs through the movement of software functions into programmable hardware. Since 1998, BlueArc has provided scalable and reliable products, services and solutions to help enterprises achieve unmatched productivity and profitability from their data.
Customers include: AccelrysColumbia UniversityDASAN Zhone Solutions EcastHarvard UniversityLifePics Listen.comPurdue University WebTrends;  Accunet Solutions;  acmeworks digital film ;  Advantage Sales and Marketing ;  Advent Networks;  Air Guard Flight Data Analysis ;  Brigham Young University's Fulton Supercomputing Lab ;  Brookhaven National Lab ;  C.O.R.E. Feature Animation;  CIS Hollywood ;  Cosworth Technology;  DKP Studios;  Document Technologies ;  Everyone's Internet;  Genome Sequencing Center;  Huron Consulting;  Ibis Consulting;  Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories;  Lefarge Cement UK;  NASA'S JET PROPULSION LABORATORY;  NeoGenesis Pharmaceuticals;  Oxford Magnet Technology;  Penn State University;  Rice University ;  Sanborn ;  SIGGRAPH Electronic Theater ;  Terian Solutions ;  The Mill ;  Titan Network Storage System;  Turner Studios ;  University of Kansas ;  Vanderbilt University ;  Vanguard Animation;  Washington University in St. Louis ;  WesternGeco;  Weta Digital
Partners include: AlteraAtempoBakbone SoftwareBrocade Communications Systems CommuniGate Systems CommVault SystemsCray Data Domain Data Storage DecruExtreme NetworksIntel Linux NetworXOcarina Networks OracleOverland StorageStorageTek Veritas Technologies;  American Power Conversion;  APC;  Asigra ;  Enigma Data Systems;  Expand ;  Index Engines ;  KVS;  Meteor Studios ;  PeAk Storage Systems;  PipelineFX ;  Quantum/ATL;  Spectra Logic;  Syncsort;  Texas Memory Systems ;  VarData ;  Vixel

Rounds: 7
Recent Fundings: Jul 2010   Jun 2006
Capital raised: 224.0M
Last Round: 20.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Hitachi Data Systems (2011  amount undisclosed ) Ipo Filing
Stock Symbol: BLRC
Corporate investors: JPMorgan PartnersDell VenturesHitachi Data Systems ;  Chevron Technology Ventures

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Record updated: Sep 2011
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1998
Headcount: 201-300 as of Sep 2007
Rounds: 7
Recent Fundings: Jul 2010   Jun 2006
Capital Raised: 224.0M
Last Round: 20.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Hitachi Data Systems (2011  amount undisclosed ) Ipo Filing
Stock Symbol: BLRC