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BlueStar Solutions  Acquired by Affiliated Computer Services (2004 $ 73,000,000)

20400 Stevens Creek Blvd #200
Cupertino, CA 95014
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Robert Lund (EDS Former President);  Donald R Dixon (Trident Capital) Shaun Gilmore (Agilera CEO);  Fred Kerr (Palm COO);  Rand Lewis (Centennial Ventures);  Robert Loarie (Morgan Stanley Venture Partners)
Former outside board: Ruth Bruch (Zonetrader CEO);  Kenneth A Goldman (Siebel Systems CFO) Justin Jaschke (Cerio CEO);  Todd Springer (Trident Capital)

Business description: BlueStar Solutions provides IT outsourcing services for companies that have chosen packaged applications. We enable our customers to reduce their IT costs and mitigate risks while receiving an unparalleled quality of service. We provide comprehensive applications management for packaged ERP and Messaging environments, and offer a variety of additional data center services to compliment them. More than half of our hosted customers have increased their business with us since signing their first contract - the average increase is over 100%. This represents growth in users as well as new modules and new applications. We feel very strongly that a happy customer will look for additional ways to leverage the services we provide to them. Our enterprise application outsourcing services offer significant benefits for your business and your bottom line. Since our company is focused on managing packaged enterprise applications, we have an unmatched breadth and depth of expertise with the ERP and Messaging product lines.
Customers include: AutodeskeBayElectroglasFlash ElectronicsSAPLab;  Akzo Nobel;  ASM;  Astaris;  Best Western;  Ciba Specialty Chemicals;  Color Spot Nurseries;  Kemper Insurance;  Linde Lift Truck;  Mission Linen Supply;  National Oilwell;  NC Dot;  North Carolina Department of Transportation;  Pegasus Solutions;  Santen;;  Solvay Information Technologies;  Solvay Pharmaceutical;  Southeastern Public Service Agency;  S-Y Systems Technology;  TechSmart;  Viskase;  Vital Processing;  Vitale Processing Services
Partners include: ACSAribaATandTBlueStar SolutionsBristleconeCap GeminiComdisco VenturesDellEMCHitachi, Ltd.IBMIntelligroupIntershop CommunicationsMicrosoftOracleSAP Labs U.S.Siebel SystemsSierra AtlanticSun MicrosystemsUnisysVeritas Technologies;  Cabletron;  Ceritas;  CHAPTEC;  CyberTech Systems;  divine/Whitman Hart;  EpiUse;  Experio;  FileNetrics;  Lawson;  Rapidigm;  SEAL Consulting;  Solbourne;  Sungard

Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Apr 2002
Capital raised: 112.0M
Last Round: 28.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Affiliated Computer Services (2004 $ 73,000,000)
Corporate investors: Dell Ventures;  ICS;  GM Investment Management

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Record updated: Feb 2005
Sector: Outsourcing
Year Founded: 1999
Headcount: 101-150 as of Apr 2002
Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Apr 2002
Capital Raised: 112.0M
Last Round: 28.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Affiliated Computer Services (2004 $ 73,000,000)