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Omneon  Acquired by Harmonic (2010 $ 274,000,000 )

1237 E. Arques Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
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Advisory board: Michael Gordon (Meritech Capital Managing Director)

Business description: Omneon Video Networks is the leading provider of cost-effective and flexible networked media servers for the broadcast and video industry. The company's unique strategy integrates a strong foundation in broadcast with the best practices of information technology -- giving its customers the best of both worlds. Because Omneon Spectrum media server systems are based on an open and advanced architecture, broadcast and video professionals are able to minimize both upfront and ongoing expenses, while gaining the flexibility to capitalize on emerging opportunities. Omneon pioneered the use of open systems in broadcast and, as a result, receives wide support from the application developer community.
Customers include: BBCSilicon GraphicsStar Turner Broadcasting System, Latin American networks ;  Abu Dhabi Media ;  Ascent Media Network Services Asia ;  BSkyB;  Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives ;  CBN;  Chello Multicanal ;  CNBC Arabiya ;  Cognacq-Jay Image ;  Cologne Broadcasting Center;  CPAC ;  Czech Television;  Dream TV ;  Equity Broadcasting Corp;  France’s M6 ;  Globecast;  Imparja Television ;  Japan Racing Association ;  Jordan Media City ;  Juice TV ;  Kanaal Z ;  KNB ;  KRWG-TV ;  KVLY TV 11 ;  L1 ;  LATV ;  Malayala Manorana ;  MediaCorp ;  NBC Sports’ Coverage of Super Bowl XLIII ;  Network Ten;  Paxson Communications ;  PBS;  Prime Television ;  Quinto;  Raycom Media;  RTV Noord-Holland ;  Russia Today ;  sit-up ;  Six News Now ;  SKY PerfecTV! ;  Télévision de Radio-Canada ;  Texas AandM;  The Christian Broadcasting Network;  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints ;  The International Music Feed ;  Trinity Church of New York City;  TV Cabo;  TV Rijnmond;  TVNZ ;  WCPO-TV and A.F. engineers;  WSAW TV of Wausau ;  Zvezda TV
Partners include: AppleMedia 100;  Avalon;  Broadcaster NTV;  BSkyB;  Bycast ;  Deutsche Welle TV;  ETC;  Harris;  Ibis;  Interra ;  Marquis;  Miranda;  Omnibus;  PBS;  Pharos;  Pro-Bel ;  Proximity;  SGL;  Smart Storage;  Telestream

Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Apr 2004   Nov 2002
Capital raised: 105.0M
Last Round: 10.5M
Ownership: Acquired by Harmonic (2010 $ 274,000,000 ) Ipo Filing

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Record updated: May 2010
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1998
Headcount: 201-300 as of May 2010
Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Apr 2004   Nov 2002
Capital Raised: 105.0M
Last Round: 10.5M
Ownership: Acquired by Harmonic (2010 $ 274,000,000 ) Ipo Filing