Headquarters: Sunnyvale, Calif.
CEO: Jieming Zhu
New Funding: $7.5 million
Backers: Handbag, LLC
AlephCloud is building a strategy in the cloud content privacy management space, which industry insiders see as likely to get a boost, given the privacy issues in the headlines these days. Led by former executives from Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft and Brocade, the company seeks to capitalize on the bring-your-own device phenomenon with what it describes as "a new technology for managing content privacy and provenance in public clouds."