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Ample Communications

4034 Clipper Court
Fremont, CA 94538
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Management: Vish Akella (CEO/Chairman);  Mathew Steinberg (VP Business Development);  Manuel Yuen (VP Operations);  Jagdish Rao (Director of Operations);  David Bridgeford (VP Finance/Controller);  Ravi Baddam (VP Information Technology);  Madihally Narashima (VP Technology);  Ravinder Sajwan (CTO);  Sanjay Sharma (Chief Strategy Officer)
Outside board: William Chappell (Dubai Silicon Oasis CFO);  Ryan Floyd (Storm Ventures) Coyne Gibson (CenterPoint Ventures);  David Mimran (Milestone Merchant Partners);  Thomas L. Rosch (InterWest Partners)

Business description: Ample Communications is a leading supplier of highly integrated silicon solutions that increase the efficiency of enterprise and wide-area networks (WAN). The company has established itself as a reliable and innovative partner to communications system developers, offering silicon solutions both for new platform development and for optimizing existing networking infrastructure by upgrading it to next-generation technologies. Network system developers use Ample Communications' frame processing silicon devices to efficiently incorporate next-generation speeds and densities into line cards that can be used in existing network systems. This approach resonates well with today's enterprise and carrier customers who are under constant pressure to show return on their network infrastructure investments. At the same time, next-generation platform development is underway, with stringent requirements for scalability, density and speed. Ample Communications has established itself as a leading provider of high-efficiency silicon that is helping to shape these next-generation platforms.
Customers include: Anritsu Force10 Networks Mahi Networks ;  ETRI ;  Hammerhead
Partners include: Force10 NetworksKovair;  ETRI

Rounds: 3
Recent fundings: Feb 2004   Jul 2002
Capital raised: 53.0M
Last Round: 15.0M
Ownership: Private  

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Record updated: Aug 2007
Sector: Semiconductor
Year Founded: 2000
Rounds: 3
Recent fundings: Feb 2004   Jul 2002
Capital raised: 53.0M
Last Round: 15.0M
Ownership: Private