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Massana  Acquired by Agere Systems (2003)

2901 Tasman Drive #106
Santa Clara, CA 95054
USA
(408)-988-4148
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Management

General Management: Brian Murray
Finance: Sarah Gallen
Sales/Marketing: Wiren Perera ; Alex Liao
Former Employees: Brendan O'Flaherty Irving Gold
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Company

Business description: Massana is an innovator of smart math in silicon solutions for broadband digital communications. A fabless semiconductor company, Massana combines its proprietary methodologies and custom signal processing architectures to take complex mathematics to silicon. By applying this unique approach, Massana provides customers with a new level of broadband capability to meet the exploding demand for bandwidth. Massana is initially focused on the exploding gigabit Ethernet market with solutions for the switch/router, server and desktop network interface card (NIC), network attached storage (NAS) and storage area network (SAN) markets.
Partners include: ADMtek and F3 on Reference Designs;  Realtek;  Tamarack;  Via Technology
Capital

Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings:    Oct 2000
Capital raised: 23.5M
Ownership: Acquired by Agere Systems (2003)
VCs include: Icon VenturesRobertson StephensACT Venture CapitalVision Capital;  Kleinwort Benson

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Overview
Record updated: Feb 2003
Sector: Storage
Year Founded: 1996
Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings:    Oct 2000
Capital Raised: 23.5M
Ownership: Acquired by Agere Systems (2003)