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Sideband Networks

Headquarters: Sunnyvale, Calif.

CEO: Zane Taylor
New Funding: $12 million
Round: A
Backers: Undisclosed

One of CRN's "10 Coolest Networking Startups Of 2013," Sideband has received $12 million in Series A funding to continue product development and grow marketing efforts. The company, launched in November 2013, provides an application-aware performance monitoring solution for network management and traffic monitoring. The product meets the four networking needs of the CIO, the company said, by providing a single-pane-of-glass management system, live traffic analytics, the ability to compare live and older data and network mapping for abnormalities.