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CoSine Communications  (Stock symbol: COSN ) Acquired by Tut Systems (2005 $ 24,100,000 )

1200 Bridge Parkway
Redwood City, CA 94065
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Charles J. Abbe (Viavi Solutions);  Vinton Cerf (Worldcom VP Technology);  Don Green (Advanced Fibre Communications);  David Spreng (Crescendo Ventures)
Former outside board: Paul Cataford (BCE Mobile Com);  John Chess (individual investor);  Glenn Hartman (individual investor);  Vinod Khosla (Kleiner Perkins) Maureen Lawrence (Lucent Venture Partners);  Michael Orsak (Worldview Technology Partners)

Business description: CoSine Communications (NASDAQ: COSN) is a global telecommunications equipment supplier to empower Service Providers to deliver a compelling portfolio of network-based managed IP services to business customers. From the edge of the network, several of the world's largest carriers use the CoSine platform to deliver customized network-based VPN and security services to enterprises on a global basis. These enterprises use the CoSine-powered service because of the cost-savings associated with delivering services from within the carrier's network as opposed to deploying multiple pieces of equipment at each company location.
Customers include: KDDINissho ElectronicsSprint;  Arcor;  Cable and Wireless;  China Netcom;  Cybera;  DACOM;  Equant;  EVE TEL;  Fusion;  Hanaro Telecom;  Korea Telecom;  KT Corporation;  max mobile;  NTT/Verio;  Sprint Canada;  Telenordia
Partners include: EntrustExtreme NetworksHifnHPiPassMcAfeeMicromusePortal SoftwareTCSIVeriSign;  Concord Communications;  Funk Software

Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings:    Apr 2000
Capital raised: 94.5M
Ownership: Acquired by Tut Systems (2005 $ 24,100,000 )
Stock Symbol: COSN
Angels/other VCs: Paul Cataford (BCE Mobil Communications);  John ChessGlenn Hartman

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Record updated: Jan 2006
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1998
Headcount: 11-25 as of Sep 2004
Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings:    Apr 2000
Capital Raised: 94.5M
Ownership: Acquired by Tut Systems (2005 $ 24,100,000 )
Stock Symbol: COSN