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Pixo  Acquired by Sun Microsystems (2003)

2880 Stevens Creek Blvd
San Jose, CA 95128
Website Company Summary Management Team

Technology: Andrew Hamel
Sales/Marketing: David Fondots
Not listed on the website: (May no longer be at the company) Gavin Bourne*;  Nathan Pendleton*;  Rob Darrow*

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Kjell Andersson (Omnipoint CEO);  Perry LaForge (International Management consultant);  Ho Nam (Altos Ventures) Dino Vendetti (Vulcan Capital)

Business description: Pixo is a global leader in wireless management and delivery of applications and content. Pixo develops and markets its Mobile Download Server (MDS) to wireless operators and enterprises. MDS is full function, high performance server software that supports distributed downloading for managing and delivering segmented content to multiple Vending Managers from a central Catalog. The Pixo Mobile Download Server (MDS) is high performance server software that allows operators to manage the complexity of delivering wireless content applications over the air (OTA) to their subscribers. Pixo MDS separates content aggregation, presentation, and delivery into separate Managers. This architecture enables an operator to centrally manage content, customize multiple subscriber interfaces, and ensure fast downloads. MDS 3.6 provides a consolidated download platform from which an Operator can add, manage, market, download, and bill for all types of wireless content regardless of where that content is physically located.
Customers include: HP;  Bell Mobility;  End2End;  Siemens IC Mobile
Partners include: BEA SystemsHPOraclePortal SoftwareSun Microsystems;  Comverse;  End2End;  NSTL;  Olotek;  Snippets;  Synergenix

Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings:    Mar 2000
Capital raised: 50.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Sun Microsystems (2003)
Corporate investors: Conexant Systems

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Record updated: Sep 2003
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1996
Headcount: 51-75
Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings:    Mar 2000
Capital Raised: 50.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Sun Microsystems (2003)