10 Next-Gen Networking Startups Ripe For The Plucking


Embrane

CEO: Dante Malagrino

Embrane prides itself as having already looked beyond the SDN trend, which according to President and CEO Dante Malagrino, "tends to be focused very narrowly on Layer 2 and Layer 3" networking. Embrane has won good notices for Heleos, the nearly year-old distributed software platform it offers for driving the programmable networking trend into Layer 4-7 functions such as load balancers, firewalls, VPN and WAN optimization. A good fit for a larger data center player?