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About Us

About Us

The challenges for CTO’s, CIO’s, and CISO’s are considerable in the current market. Discovering the appropriate solution from a growing pool of innovation can prove to be arduous and time consuming. Once that potential solution is uncovered, new questions arise - What is the risk, time spent, and investment needed to evaluate, purchase and implement this new innovation? The innovation market is vast, Cresting Wave shrinks it and guarantees you’re presented with the technology solutions that matter.

Cresting Wave partners with the most innovative, early-stage technologies in the security and storage industry. With twelve years of experience, the Cresting Wave team knows how to make the perfect business match between your company and new, cutting-edge technology so that you can protect your company and your data.

Our “Cresting Wave Meter” is used to determine risk and taps into five specific criteria that drive success or failure in an early stage innovation:

1.1 Secure Custom Innovation Methodology

Our primary resource for all filtered technology innovation. Cresting Wave specializes in matching your custom technical and business initiatives with filtered innovation.

  • Market Cap for Innovation
  • Current Investors
  • Company Executive team
  • General Availability of innovation
  • Future roadmap

Cresting Wave Portfolio - Simplify the market analysis process
Portfolio of hundreds of innovation value propositions, personnel profiles, investors, competitive analysis, market penetration, etc.

Cresting Wave Select - Clear correlation to your business needs
Discovered researched and filtered custom innovation technology to match your technical and business requirements.

Cresting Wave Meters - Precise weighting to ensure relevance
Customized meters for each innovation.Our methodology helps measure purchase decision risk (CRESTING WAVE) lifecycle readiness (DEFCON), and market acceptance (REFERENCE).

1.2 Targeted Presentations/Demos

Each technology featured the Cresting Wave portfolio will be available to meet for a demo upon request via web, video-conference, or an in person meeting

1.3 Innovation Events Seminars and Roundtables

Each quarter Cresting Wave will host the “best of breed” innovations for presentation and discussion, at a venue local to attendees. Each company will demonstrate their product in a trade show format and guests will have the chance to ask any questions they may have. This is an exclusive look at the cutting edge technology of which Cresting Wave partners.




   

Previous Clients

Client Acquired Year Acquired By
Nauticus Networks 2004 Sun Microsystems 2004
Level 5 Networks 2006 Solarflare 2006
Netlist 2006 NASDAQ NLST 2006
Revivio 2006 Symantec 2006
Archivas 2007 Hitachi 2007
Equallogic, Inc. 2007 Dell 2007
Limelight Networks 2007 NASDAQ 2007 LLNW
Purisma 2007 D&B 2007
Qumranet 2008 Redhat 2008
IBRIX 2009 HP 2009
Tidal Software 2009 Cisco 2009
Virtual Iron 2009 Oracle 2009
3PAR, Inc. 2010 HP 2010
Altor Networks 2010 Juniper 2010
Bycast 2010 Netapp 2010 
Copan Systems 2010 SGI 2010
RingCube 2010 Citrix 2010
Rohati 2010 Cisco 2010
Scalent 2010 Dell 2010
Signacert 2010 Harris 2010
3Leaf Systems 2011 Huawei Tech 2011
Aster Data Systems 2011 Teradata 2011
Pareto Networks 2011 Aerohive 2011
Sipera 2011 Avaya 2011
Viridity 2011 Schneider Electric 2011
Correlix 2012 TS asso 2012
DynamicOps 2012 vmware 2012
Endace 2012 Emulex 2012
Palo Alto Networks 2012 NYSE PANW 2012
Rapsphere 2012 Appsense 2012
StorSimple 2012 Microsoft 2012
Virtensys 2012 Micron 2012
Virtual Computer, Inc. 2012 Citrix 2012
Xsigo Systems 2012 Oracle 2012
XtremIO 2012 EMC 2012
FireEye 2013 NASDAQ FEYE 2013
Grid Iron Systems 2013 Violin Mem 2013
LSI 2013 Broadcom 2013
ScaleIO 2013 EMC 2013
ServiceMesh 2013 CSC 2013
StreamBase 2013 Tibco 2013
Velobit 2013 Western Digital 2013
Violin-Memory 2013 NYSE VMEM 2013
WhipTail Technologies, Inc. 2013 Cisco 2013
Arista Networks 2014 IPO NYSE ANET 2014
Bit9 Inc 2014 Carbon Black 2014
Boxtone (Good Technologies) 2014 Good Tech 2014
Defense.net 2014 f5 networks 2014
Enterproid-Divide 2014 Google 2014
Framehawk Inc 2014 citrix 2014
OpTier, Inc. 2014 SAP 2014
Privatecore Inc 2014 Facebook 2014
Sentilla 2014 Ericsson 2014 
Symform 2014 Quantum 2014
Trusteer Inc 2014 IBM 2014
Black Mountain Systems 2015 Stone Point Capital 2015
ClusterSeven Inc. 2015 azini 2015
Mashery 2015 Tibco 2015 
MessageBus 2015 Sendgrid 2015
Solidfire Inc. 2015 Netapp 2015
AccelOps 2016 fortinet 2016
Altiscale, Inc 2016 SAP 2016
Appcelerator Inc 2016 Axway 2016- Privayte sale
Appsense 2016 Landesk 2016 
Cyberfend, Inc 2016 Akamai 2016
Intersperse 2016 Tidal Software 2016
Iscan Online Inc 2016 Logic Now 2016
Pernixdata 2016 Nutanix 2016
plumGrid, Inc. 2016 VMWare 2016
Prelert 2016 Elastic 2016
Ravello Systems Inc 2016 Oracle 2016
Apigee 2016 Google 2016
Verilume, Inc 2016 Intralinks 2016
appdynamics.com 2017 Cisco 2017
Black Duck Software 2017 Synopsys 2017
Exablox, inc. 2017 Storagecraft 2017
Fireglass 2017 Symantec 2017
Gigamon 2017 Elliott Mgmt 2017
Infobright 2017 Ignite 2017
Skycure, Inc. 2017 Symantec 2017
Tegile Systems Inc. 2017 Western Digital 2017 
Tintri 2017 NASDAQ TNTR 2017
Unidesk 2017 Citrix 2017
Velocloud 2017 VMWare 2017
Vyatta 2017 ATT 2017
Avere Systems Inc. 2018 microsoft 2018
Sqrrl Data Inc 2018 AWS 2018
Carbon Black 2018 Nasdaq 2018
Redlock 2018 Palo Alto Networks 2018
Noobaa 2018 Redhat 2018
Secdo 2018 Palo Alto Networks 2018