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Scott Sherwood

CEO Approval Rating

59/100

Founded:

2003

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ThousandEyes is perceived as one of Packet Design's biggest rivals. ThousandEyes's headquarters is in San Francisco, California, and was founded in 2010. ThousandEyes operates in the Internet Software industry. ThousandEyes generates 457% of Packet Design's revenue.

LiveAction has been one of Packet Design's top competitors. LiveAction is a Private company that was founded in 2007 in Palo Alto, California. LiveAction is in the IT Services field. Compared to Packet Design, LiveAction has 15 fewer employees.

Kentik is Packet Design's #3 rival. Kentik was founded in San Francisco, California} in 2014. Kentik operates in the IT Services industry. Compared to Packet Design, Kentik generates $7.9M more revenue.

Packet Design Acquisitions

No recent acquisitions found related to Packet Design

Packet Design Funding History

Since Packet Design was founded in 2003, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Packet Design has raised $34.0M. Packet Design's last funding round was on Sep 2008 for a total of $12.0M

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Series D
Sep 2008
$12M
Debt
May 2007
$4M
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Series C
Sep 2006
$7.5M
Series B
May 2005
$10.5M

Since Packet Design was founded in 2003, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Packet Design has raised $34.0M. Packet Design's last funding round was on Sep 2008 for a total of $12.0M

Packet Design Investments

No recent investments found related to Packet Design

Packet Design News

May 1, 2018Texas TechPulse

Packet Design Trumpets Growth In First Quarter

Austin-based Packet Design, a developer of software-defined-networking technology, reported it had 67... See more »
April 11, 20184-traders

CTO to Discuss Self-Driving Network Customer Use Cases at AI Net and MPLS + SDN + NFV World Congress

(4-traders.com) Cengiz Alaettinoglu to describe how analytics and automation enable self-optimizing, ... See more »
March 21, 20184-traders

New Packet Design Explorer Suite Facilitates Better BGP Peering Decisions

(4-traders.com) Version 17.3 of network service assurance suite to help service providers reduce cost... See more »
June 22, 2017TMCnet

Packet Design Pushing SDN Path Provisioning

This week, Packet Design says yes with the release of the new Explorer SDN Path Provisioning applicat... See more »
May 22, 2017ITbriefing.net

Packet Design CTO to Present on SDN Traffic Engineering at ENOG

Packet Design CTO Cengiz Alaettinoglu will address the Eurasia Network Operators Group (ENOG) regiona... See more »
March 26, 2017ITbriefing.net

Packet Design and NEC/Netcracker Partner to Advance SDN for Service Providers

Packet Design and NEC/Netcracker have partnered to help service providers implement software-defined ... See more »
March 14, 2017ITbriefing.net

Packet Design CTO to Address Multi-Layer SDN Management at MPLS + SDN + NFV World Congress

Packet Design CTO Cengiz Alaettinoglu will be in Paris next week to speak at the company's third annu... See more »

Packet Design Blogs

June 5, 2018Packet Design Blog

Monitoring and Managing Multi-Layer, Multi-Service Networks

With the advent of multi-layer, multi-service networks, monitoring and management in service provider... See more »
May 29, 2018Packet Design Blog

How-to Monitor IP Routing to the Cloud

Many enterprises have adopted cloud-based services over the last decade. Cloud computing allows these... See more »
May 23, 2018Packet Design Blog

Network Automation Use Case: Rapid Service Provisioning

It's the "age of the customer" according to Forrester Research: "Empowered customers are shaping busi... See more »
May 15, 2018Packet Design Blog

Life in the Control Plane: Validating BGP Route Reachability

Many of the world's largest service providers, network operators and enterprises use the Packet Desig... See more »
May 8, 2018Packet Design Blog

YANG Models for Network Topologies

This blog post discusses different YANG models for describing network topologies. There are multiple ... See more »
May 1, 2018Packet Design Blog

The Network Transformation Imperative (Webinar Takeaways and On-Demand Video)

Pipeline Magazine hosted a panel discussion webinar on the topic The Network Transformation Imperativ... See more »
April 24, 2018Packet Design Blog

Complexities of Monitoring Multicast Networks

In a previous blog, we covered the basics of multicast routing. Multicast is preferred over unicast a... See more »

Packet Design Press Releases

February 3, 2016Business Wire

Packet Design Has Banner Year with SDN-Ready Network Management Technology

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Packet Design increased 2015 year-over-year bookings by 36 percent, d... See more »
November 17, 2015BUSINESS WIRE

Packet Design Fills WAN SDN Management Gap with SDN MANO Platform

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Filling an industry management intelligence gap, the new Packet Desig... See more »
November 11, 2015BUSINESS WIRE

Packet Design CTO to Discuss SDN MANO Requirements During SDN/MPLS Conference

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Packet Design CTO Cengiz Alaettinoglu will present a technical sessio... See more »
October 6, 2015SOURCEWIRE

Packet Design and Aria Networks enter OEM partnership

• Agreement creates unique combination of SDN-ready network service assurance and optimisation techno... See more »
July 28, 2015BUSINESS WIRE

Packet Design Engineers Receive Patent for SDN-Related Communications Traffic Technology

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Packet Design has been awarded a patent for a system and method for a... See more »
June 9, 2015BUSINESS WIRE

Packet Design CTO to Emphasize Crucial SDN WAN Analytics During Open Networking Summit

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--During the ONS Summit, Packet Design CTO Cengiz Alaettinoglu will par... See more »
June 2, 2015BUSINESS WIRE

Packet Design CTO to Discuss Carrier SDN Adoption at Light Reading's Big Telecom Event

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Packet Design CTO Cengiz Alaettinoglu will discuss the current state ... See more »

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Packet Design Headquarters

7801 North Capital of Texas Highway Suite 230

Austin, Texas78731

408-490-1000

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Packet Design Summary

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Overview

Packet Design develops a network performance management platform that offers service monitoring, troubleshooting and reporting solutions. Packet Design was founded in 2003. Packet Design's headquarters is located in Austin, Texas, USA 78731. It has ra...

CEO

Packet Design's CEO, Scott Sherwood, currently has an approval rating of 59%. Packet Design's primary competitors are ThousandEyes, LiveAction & Kentik.

Frequently Asked Questions about Packet Design

  1. When was Packet Design founded?

    Packet Design was founded in 2003
  2. Who is Packet Design's CEO?

    Packet Design's CEO is Scott Sherwood
  3. How much revenue does Packet Design generate?

    Packet Design generates $16.4M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Packet Design have?

    Packet Design has historically raised $34M in funding
  1. Where is Packet Design's headquarters?

    Packet Design's headquarters is in Austin Texas, USA
  2. How many employees does Packet Design have?

    Packet Design has 146 employees
  3. What sector does Packet Design operate in?

    Packet Design is in Enterprise Software
  4. Who are Packet Design's competitors?

    Packet Design's top competitors are ThousandEyes, LiveAction, Kentik