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Vertical Networks

1148 E. Arques Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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Business description: Vertical Networks is the leading provider of Integrated Communications Platforms (ICPs), the first systems that combine voice, data, and applications support into one remotely manageable platform. With a unique focus on the needs of enterprise branch offices and stores, Vertical Networks' customers encompass a wide range of industries, including financial, retail, and healthcare. The InstantOffice ICP delivers all of the communications functionality these smaller and remote worksites need, in a flexible, cost-effective solution. The InstantOffice system integrates the functions of a packet- and circuit-switched PBX, voice mail system, multiprotocol router, Ethernet LAN, voice over IP gateway, and applications. It supports a variety of WAN access types—T1, frame relay, ISDN Primary Rate Interface (PRI), digital subscriber lines (DSL), 56/64K DDS, and analog lines. The system supports both digital, IP and analog telephones. It is scalable, easy to use, and supports communications applications such as call center.
Customers include: CVS;  Crown Servies;  Hiwsmon's;  Household International;  Laptop Lane;  Southcoast Community Bank;  Summit Envirosolutions;  Webster Five
Partners include: Cisco SystemsTollBridge Technologies;  CrossCom National;  Datatec Systems;  NetEffect Corporation;  NextiraOne;  NTandT;  Spencer Technologies;  Telsource Corporation

Rounds: 6
Recent fundings: May 2003   Jul 2001
Capital raised: 124.0M
Last Round: 5.0M
Ownership: Private  
Angels/other VCs: Henry Nothhaft (Concentric Network)
Corporate investors: Copper Mountain Networks;  Telcom Italia

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Record updated: Feb 2005
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 1996
Rounds: 6
Recent fundings: May 2003   Jul 2001
Capital raised: 124.0M
Last Round: 5.0M
Ownership: Private