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Tarantella  (Stock symbol: TTLAC ) Acquired by Sun Microsystems (2005 $ 25,000,000)

425 Encinal Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95061
USA
(888)-831-9700
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Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Bruce Ryan (Global Knowledge CFO);  Alok Mohan (Tarantella Chairman) Ninian Eadie (International Computers);  Ronald Lachman (Lachman Goldman Ventures);  Douglas Michels (Tarantella CEO);  Gilbert Williamson (NCR CEO)
Former outside board: Robert McClure (Unidot CEO);  Arthur C. Patterson (Accel);  R. Duff Thompson (EsNet Ltd)
Company

Business description: Tarantella promotes a range of web-enabling software technologies and products that address the needs of a world driven by the Internet, thin-client computing and open systems. Tarantella is a fully scalable, cross-platform solution that makes it easy to deploy mainframe, Windows, Linux and UNIX applications over the Internet or intranet. Tarantella products provide instant, secure access to applications running on all leading servers, and enable organizations to give users access to any application, from anywhere, anytime.
Customers include: Brazilian Social Welfare system;  Hampton Inns;  Kmart;  Marix Technologies;  National Jet Systems;  Unisource Canada;  US Army
Partners include: CompaqHPIBMInformix SoftwareNCRNortel NetworksNovellPlumtree SoftwareSteel Excel;  Acclaim Technology;  Data General;  Edge Technologies;  iCanSP;  RedHat;  SIS Technologies;  Tomen
Capital

Rounds: 3
Capital raised: 12.1M
Ownership: Acquired by Sun Microsystems (2005 $ 25,000,000)
Stock Symbol: TTLAC
Angels/other VCs: Robert McClure (Unidot);  Gilbert Williamson (NCR)
Corporate investors: Microsoft

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Overview
Record updated: May 2005
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 1978
Headcount: 801-1000 as of May 2000
Rounds: 3
Capital Raised: 12.1M
Ownership: Acquired by Sun Microsystems (2005 $ 25,000,000)
Stock Symbol: TTLAC