HQ: Santa Clara, Calif.
CEO: Roger Lian
New Funding: $6 million
Backers: Highland Capital Partners, others
The industrywide hype around software-defined networking (SDN) has naturally created interest in other software-centric technologies germane to the network, including storage and security. In the latter category sits vArmour, which promises state-of-the-art network security for virtualized networking environments. VArmour hasn't yet emerged from stealth mode but its "SDSec" products are in beta evaluation with large enterprise and service provider customers.