TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Sipura's CEO Strikes Gold - Again

Sipura's CEO Strikes Gold - Again

Jack Decker (jack-yahoogroups@withheld_on_request)
Wed, 27 Apr 2005 13:00:17 -0400


Cisco Systems announcement that it's buying privately-held Sipura
Technology Inc. for its Linksys division shouldn't be too
surprising. This is the second company serial entrepreneur Jan
Fandrianto has sold to the networking giant.

His previous start-up company, Komodo Technology, which developed the
first low cost VoIP analog telephone adaptor, was acquired by Cisco in
2000. Fandrianto's technology became the basis of Cisco's ATA-186
product line, which became the de-facto standard for VoIP equipment
and is largely credited as the single device that helped propel IP
telephony in the consumer sphere.

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