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VMware-Avi Networks Deal: 5 Important Things You Need To Know

Avi Networks’ ties to Cisco and VMware’s Virtual Cloud Network plans are just a few of the things you need to know about the VMware-Avi Networks deal.

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Avi Networks Was Founded By Cisco Execs

Avi Networks launched out of stealth mode in December 2014 after raising $33 million from venture capitalists. The company was founded 2012 by former top Cisco executives, including Umesh Mahajan, previously vice president and general manager of Cisco's Data Center Switching business; Ranga Rajagopalan, former senior director of engineering at Cisco; and Murali Basavaiah, Cisco's former vice president of software engineering for the Data Center Group.

In a blog post from Rajagopalan and Basavaiah, the two co-founders said the acquisition is great news for Avi customers, employees and partners.

“We founded Avi Networks more than six years ago, with the goal of transforming application services in the new world of multi-cloud, containers, and DevOps,” said the co-founders. “We have changed how load balancers are deployed and consumed in the world's largest enterprises ranging from financial services firms to eCommerce, technology, manufacturing, and retail companies. … Together, VMware and Avi will build on our common architectural foundation to create the industry’s only complete L2-L7 software-defined stack.”

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