|Series B, 1/06 |
Bessemer Venture Partners
As of August 12, 2008, Pure Networks, Inc. was acquired by Cisco Systems, Inc. Pure Networks, Inc. provides networking software and services to home networking, small businesses, original equipment manufacturers, and broadband and Internet service providers in the United States. Its products include Network Magic Pro, which allows clients to set up, manage, and secure their network; Network Magic Essentials, which connects clientâ€™s computers and devices; Network Magic for Mac that integrates Macintosh and Windows personal computers; Network Magic, a networking software that simplifies network configuration, assists with troubleshooting, and delivers a way to share printers, files, and pictures; Speed Meter Pro, a software utility that helps clients to diagnose and manage wireless, network, and Internet connection; and Networks Security Scan, a tool that finds potential wireless network security and Internet security vulnerabilities. The companyâ€™s products for corporate customers comprise Networks Platform Technology, including Home Network Administration Protocol, a protocol that allows original equipment manufacturers to create customizable installations and configurations; Pure Networks Installation and Provisioning, a platform that allows for creation of custom software to automate device installation; and Pure Networks Application Development, a platform that facilitates creation and delivery of productivity and management tools; Pure Networks Support Solutions, the tools and technologies to help service providers reduce support costs; and Pure Networks Device Set up, a technology that enables original equipment manufacturers and broadband providers to improve network set up and maintenance. Pure Networks, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is based in Seattle, Washington.