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Global IP Solutions  Acquired by Google (2010 $ 68,200,000 )

642 Harrison Street, Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94107
415 397 2555
Website Company Summary Management Team

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Ditlef de Vibe (Kistefos Venture Capital CEO) Trym Skeie (Kistefos Venture Capital) Age Korsvold (Kistefos CEO) Allen R. Adams (Cisco Systems) Bradley Sparks (Visualant CEO)
Former outside board: Morten Fernard Angelil (Eltek ASA CEO);  Per Arne Henaes (Siemens Division Manager)

Business description: GIPS provides best-in-class voice and video in end-to-end IP communications with robustness against packet loss for service providers, enterprises, applications developers, network equipment, gateway and chip manufacturers. GIPS’ customer list includes Nortel, Samsung, WebEx, Yahoo!, AOL, EarthLink and other key players in the VoIP market. GIPS is a member of the Intel® PCA Developer Network, Motorola Design Alliance, Symbian Platinum Partner Program and Texas Instruments’ third-party developer network. GIPS is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Stockholm, Boston and Hong Kong.
Customers include: Anta SystemsBaidu BRECIS CommunicationsInfineonIntelLogitech InternationalMarratechNortel NetworksSkype Texas Instruments;  AVLogic;  Brecis;  Camtrek;  Clique Communications;  Damaka;  Gatelinx;  Hostcon ;  Hotsip;  Intertel;  Juphoon ;  Leucotron ;  Movial ;  Net2Phone; ;  NewHeights;  Pingtel;  Pivotec ;  Popular Telephony;  PurpleCom;  Snom;  Teligent;  Waveplus Technology;  World Gate;  XP-Phone
Partners include: Analog DevicesARMIntelLongBoardNortel NetworksTexas Instruments;  RADVISION ;  Star Core;  Telchemy;  Trinity

Ownership: Acquired by Google (2010 $ 68,200,000 )

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Record updated: Aug 2009
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1999
Headcount: 76-100 as of Jul 2008
Ownership: Acquired by Google (2010 $ 68,200,000 )