Home   |   Contact Us
About JK&B Investment Approach Leadership Portfolio Companies
Introduction  
 
Software  
Security  
Infrastructure  
Applications  

Communications  
Semiconductor  
Systems & Components  
Infrastructure  
Software & Services  
 
Healthcare  
Medical systems  
Pharmaceuticals  
 
 

Portfolio Companies

Infrastructure Software & Services




Acquired by Cable & Wireless
  Exodus Communications - Santa Clara, California. Exodus provides website Data Center facilities to businesses that view the Internet as mission critical. Exodus' Data Centers offer state-of-the-art facilities to house and monitor web servers as well as a nationwide scaleable, redundant, power protected, high bandwidth ATM network with connection to the major Interexchange Providers. Exodus had an IPO in 1999 and was acquired by Cable & Wireless in 2002.




Acquired by West Corporation
  Intrado Inc.  ( formerly SCC Communications )  - Boulder, Colorado. Intrado provides 911 operations support systems to local exchange carriers and wireless carriers in the United States. The company operates the Intrado National Data Services Center, a 911 service bureau with over 70 million subscriber data records under management throughout North America. Intrado had an IPO in 1998. (NASDAQ:TRDO)


  NeuLion, Inc. - Plainview, New York.  NeuLion is a leading IPTV company providing a comprehensive suite of technology and services to content owners and aggregators. NeuLion provides an end-to-end technology solution which enables content to be monetized and streamed to multiple platforms.


  Openwave Systems, Inc.  ( formerly Phone.com and Unwired Planet )  - Redwood City, California. Openwave is a software company that allows the wireless carriers and cellular phone manufacturers to offer cellular phone users access and data communications with the Internet and intranet databases. Openwave - Phone.com had an IPO in 1999. Phone.com merged with Software.com in 2000, forming Openwave Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPWV).




Acquired by Cisco Systems
  Sheer Networks, Inc. - San Jose, California & Petach-Tikva, Israel. Sheer Networks provides large enterprises and communications service providers with an industry's first highly accurate, 'active network intelligence' management platform call the Sheer ™ BOS. The Sheer ™ BOS's scalability, upgradeability and ability to leverage existing equipment increase customers' profitability and network reliability.




Acquired by Avaya/ThruPoint
  Ubiquity Software Corporation - Newport, United Kingdom.  Ubiquity is the leader in the development of advanced software products that enable service providers (telephone companies, Internet service providers, and application service providers) to offer next-generation, value-added, enhanced telephony and data services. The software is unique in that it allows service providers and third-party developers to easily design services 'straight to the desktop', rather than only for the network. Ubiquity had an IPO in 2005 on the AIM Market of The London Stock Exchange (AIM:UBQ)


  Vantrix, Inc. - Montreal, Canada.  Vantrix is an industry-leading provider of content adaptation and optimization solutions for the converged wireless, broadband and cable networks. Vantrix offers a comprehensive suite of solutions that deliver any multimedia content to any device, focusing on the best possible user experience to drive consumer adoption of premium services like MMS, Mobile TV, User Generated Content and Video On Demand.


  Verimatrix, Inc. - San Diego, California.  Verimatrix sets the standard for content and revenue security solutions for pay-TV networks, with a global customer base of premier service providers. The Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS TM) offers a suite of independently audited, next-generation solutions and is consistently ranked as the global leading IPTV content protection solution. The company's 3-Dimensional Content Security approach, built around VCAS and its ViewRight(r) client device technologies, enables the business of content delivery to screens of all types, across multiple networks, while using multiple layers of protection techniques to achieve the widest security perimeter. Maintaining close relationships with major studios, broadcasters, industry organizations and a progressive partner ecosystem helps address the challenges facing the pay-TV industry of today, and anticipate the challenges of tomorrow.


   
JK&B Capital    Two Prudential Plaza    180 North Stetson Avenue, Suite 4500    Chicago, IL 60601 USA    Tel: 312.946.1200
Site Map