End of Peregrine Systems
Peregrine Systems, Inc. was an enterprise software company that sold solutions in the enterprise asset management, change management, and ITIL-based IT service management markets. It was founded in 1981 and, by 2000, had achieved market dominating position in these areas. Following an accounting scandal and bankruptcy, Peregrine was acquired by Hewlett-Packard in 2005.
Peregrine Systems was founded in 1981 in Irvine, California. The original founders and employees were Chris Cole, Gary Story, Ed Beck, Kevin Keyes and Richard Diederich. They starting selling PNMS on a Series One computer while developing an MVS version.