Company Overview

Acquired by Yahoo!

Inktomi Corporation is a California-based company developing software for internet service providers.



Inktomi Corporation was a California-based company that provided software for Internet service providers. It was founded in 1996 by UC Berkeley professor Eric Brewer and graduate student Paul Gauthier. The company was initially founded based on the real-world success of the search engine they developed at the university. After the bursting of the dot-com bubble, Inktomi was acquired by Yahoo.