Show Them The Money
Financing from the venture capital and private equity community continued to flow to IT companies in the first half of 2017, mostly to hot startups with leading-edge technologies, but also to established companies with a need for fresh capital to take their business to the next level.
Cybersecurity companies continue to attract the most venture capital, accounting for half of the vendors on this list, with big data, UCaaS, cloud WAN and hyper-converged infrastructure companies accounting for the rest.
Here's a look at 10 significant funding infusions in the first half of the year that flowed to IT companies that are active in the channel.
(For more on the "coolest" of 2017, check out "CRN's Tech Midyear In Review.")