|Venture Round, 8/05 |
AWM Investment Company
Visual Networks, Inc. provides network and application performance management solutions primarily in the United States. Its product lines include Visual UpTime Select and Visual IP InSight. Visual UpTime Select is a modular solution that provides visibility into network performance and the availability of applications. The companyâ€™s software modules, Select AppFlows and Select AppSummary, enable enterprises to identify applications that are being used across the network and obtain end-to-end performance data for these applications. Visual IP InSight is an Internet protocol (IP) service management system designed to enable service providers and enterprises manage IP connectivity and accessibility to IP network services from the end-user perspective over the public Internet. Visual IP Insight helps manage IP connectivity across various access technologies, including dial, dedicated, broadband, and VPN connections. Visual Networks markets its products to enterprises, service providers, and value-added resellers through indirect sales channels. It has strategic relationships with AT&T, SBC, Sprint, Verizon, Mahindra British Telecom, and MCI WorldCom Network Services, Inc. The company was formerly known as Avail Networks, Inc. and changed its name to Visual Networks, Inc. in December 1994. Visual Networks, Inc. was incorporated in 1993 and is based in Rockville, Maryland. As of January 20, 2006, Visual Networks Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Fluke Electronics Corporation.