was a software company that created and sold development and runtime tools for creating voice over Internet Protocol
software applications. The company was based in the Austin, Texas
, United States
. On June 8, 2006 Cisco Systems
announced that it was acquiring Metreos for $28 million in cash. On June 30, 2006 the acquisition of Metreos by Cisco Systems was completed.
Metreos was a venture backed software start-up. The company completed two rounds of financing: a $550,000 seed round from Startech Early Ventures
, in the form of convertible debt, that was completed in March 2003 ; and a $3.8 million Series A equity financing led by Hunt Ventures
and Gefinor Ventures
completed in October 2004 .