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Aarohi Communications  Acquired by Emulex (2006 $ 39,000,000 )

405 River Oaks Parkway
San Jose, CA 95134
Website Company Summary Management Team

General Management: Bill Huber (06/14/2005)
Finance: Amit Parikh
Technology: Kaushik Patel
Sales/Marketing: Taufik Ma

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Arjun Gupta (TeleSoft Partners) Mark Tyndall (Infineon Technologies VP Business Development) Jean Becker (McDATA SVP Engineering);  Javier Rojas (Kennet Venture Partners) G. Venkatesh (Maverick Networks CEO)
Former outside board: Yatin Mundkur (Telesoft Partners)

Business description: Aarohi Communications is the provider of FabricStream, the enabling technology for a new generation of intelligent storage networking platforms that will dramatically simplify enterprise storage management and enable heterogeneous storage consolidation. Aarohi Communications is building a family of storage processing engine ICs to enable the next generation of storage networking to create revolutionary semiconductor solutions. The Aarohi Communications Storage Processor products are purpose-built to enable next generation SAN switches, directors, gateways, appliances and network controllers to offer fabric-based storage application processing at wire speeds ranging from 1Gb to 10Gbps across multi-protocol storage networks.
Partners include: Broadview International LLCeSilicon

Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Mar 2005   Dec 2003
Capital raised: 47.0M
Last Round: 11.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Emulex (2006 $ 39,000,000 )
VCs include: Broadview International LLCTeleSoft Partners;  Kennet Capital;  JumpStartUp Advisors
Corporate investors: Intel CapitalMcDataInfineon Technologies

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Record updated: Apr 2006
Sector: Storage
Year Founded: 2001
Headcount: 76-100 as of Nov 2004
Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Mar 2005   Dec 2003
Capital Raised: 47.0M
Last Round: 11.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Emulex (2006 $ 39,000,000 )