Avicena

Avicena is a next generation high performance interconnect company. They are pioneering a novel new approach to reimagine how chips communicate with each other and with memory in computing, networking, storage, and mobile infrastructure systems. […]

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Atmosic

Enables connected wireless devices to have batteries that last forever or to be battery free. Atmosic is re-architecting the wireless connectivity solutions from the ground up to radically reduce device dependence on batteries. […]

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RoadRunner

Founded in 1993 and launched in 1995 with market tests in Elmira NY, Del Mar CA and Portland ME, Roadrunner was a pioneer of mass market residential broadband Internet access. The Roadrunner founding team defined the end-to-end architecture for one of the very first hybrid-fiber broadband access networks, and included Dr. Mario Vecchi, Howard Pfeffer, […]

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VxTel

VxTel provided silicon solutions for next-generation carrier networks. The company’s products use a unique signal-processing architecture optimized for voice, data and telecommunication, and multimedia applications. […]

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SwitchOn Networks

SwitchOn Networks was a fabless semiconductor vendor that built the first 2.5Gbps classification processor. PMC Sierra acquired SwitchOn networks for $445m, then broadly shipped the SwitchOn technology into a broad array of networking applications that required complex classification of long strings. […]

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Mellanox

A kite boarder and scuba diver with a master’s degree in electrical engineering, Eyal Waldman co-founded Galileo Technology with Avigdor Willenz after designing microprocessors at Intel for four years. Galileo was acquired by Marvell. Equipped with significant expertise in high peformance switching and microprocessor design, Eyal, Roni, and their friends Shai Cohen and Michael Kagen […]

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Avanex

In 1997, a brilliant engineer named Simon Cao had a unique insight. An expert at manipulating light, Simon conceived of a new way to cut the spacing between wavelengths in a dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM) optical transmission system from the current state-of-the-art of 100 GHz to 50GHz. This doubled the information carrying capacity of […]

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Abrizio

Based on the “Tiny Tera” project by Stanford EE Professor Dr. Nick McKeown, Abrizio was a fabless semiconductor company that built the first 32 port * 10Gbps per port packet switching fabric. PMC Sierra acquired Abrizio for $400m, and deployed the fabric to tier one OEMs around the globe. […]

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