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Mercury Interactive  (Stock symbol: MERQ ) Acquired by HP (2006 $ 4,500,000,000 )

379 North Whisman Avenue
Mountain View, CA 94043
Website Company Summary Management Team

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Brad Boston (Cisco Systems CIO) Igal Kohavi (Neat Group Chairman);  Clyde Ostler (Wells Fargo Bank CFO);  Yair Shamir (VCON Telecommunications CEO);  Giora Yaron (ExaNet CEO)
Former outside board: Harvey C Jones (Synopsys CEO);  Yadin Kaufman (Athena Technology Ventures);  Amnon Landan (Mercury Interactive Chairman);  Standish O'Grady (Hambrecht & Quist Partners)

Business description: Mercury Interactive, the global leader in business technology optimization (BTO), delivers Optane™, a suite of integrated products for enterprise testing, production tuning and performance management, that enables customers to optimize business processes and maximize business results. Customers worldwide - including 75% of the Fortune 500 - use Mercury Interactive solutions across their application and technology infrastructures to continuously measure, maximize and manage performance at every level of the business process and each stage of the application lifecycle to improve quality, reduce costs, and align IT with business goals.
Customers include: Charles SchwabCitibankDeutsche BankFord Motor CompanyHPIntelJPMorgan ChaseMicrosoftMotorolaNokiaOraclePeregrine Systems QwestRR DonnelleyAndSonsShooter FinancialSun MicrosystemsSybaseU.S. Air ForceU.S. ArmyU.S. NavyWells Fargo Bank;  Air products;  Ameritrade;  Chicago Public Schools ;  E-Trade;  gedas U.K. ;;  Lufthansa;  MerckAndCo.;  Nationwide Insurance;  PAETEC Communications ;  Prudential;  Sandia National Labs;  SunLife of Canada;;  U.S. Mint;  U.S. PatentAndTrademark Office;  U.S. Postal Service;  U.S. Social Security Administration;  U.S. State Department
Partners include: AccentureAntaraBEA SystemsBearingPointBorland SoftwareBroadVisionConfluent SoftwareDeloitte Consulting EDSF5 NetworksFineGround NetworksHPIBMIdentify SoftwareIntelKintanaMacromedia MicrosoftOracleSAP Labs U.S. Serena SoftwareSiebel SystemsSun MicrosystemsSybaseUnisys;  Andersen;  Ariya;  Covansys;  HCL Technologies;  Infinis;  Merant;  PowerTest;  Shunra Software;  SoftSense;  Spherion;  Stamp Technologies;  Starbase;  Tata Consultancy Services ;  Telesis;  WinMill Software

Rounds: 3
Capital raised: 12.7M
Ownership: Acquired by HP (2006 $ 4,500,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: MERQ
Angels/other VCs: Harvey C Jones (Synopsys)
Corporate investors: Clal Electronics

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Record updated: Jul 2006
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 1989
Headcount: 2001-3000 as of Nov 2004
Rounds: 3
Capital Raised: 12.7M
Ownership: Acquired by HP (2006 $ 4,500,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: MERQ