Company name: Colubris Networks
Where it's based: N/A
When it was founded: 2000
What year it was a Fierce 15: 2005
Why it was a Fierce 15: Colubris Networks was the first to pioneer a number of WLAN management techniques that have since become industry standards. Click here for more.
What has happened since it was awarded the Fierce 15: HP ProCurve acquired Colubris in August 2008 in order to strengthen its "hardware-management platform and services, significantly improving the overall performance capabilities of both wired and wireless networks," according to HP ProCurve.