Headquarters: Mountain View, Calif.
CEO: John De Santis
New Funding: $18.5 million
Backers: Intel Capital, Fortinet, VMware, In-Q-Tel, Granite Ventures, Cisco, Trident Capital, Epic Ventures
HyTrust delivers a variety of services through Cloud Security Automation (CSA) to enable companies to securely adopt the cloud and virtualization. The latest round of funding will be used to support the company's rapid growth as well as continue to innovate new cloud security solutions. "In the current environment, following widely publicized incidents like the NSA and Shionogi breaches, organizations are far more aware of the dangers of not having real-time visibility into datacenter operations, or the assurance that policies are automated, applied correctly and enforced," President and Founder Eric Chiu said in a statement.