Sonian, a startup that specializes in cloud-powered information archiving solutions, this morning announced that it has secured $9 million in Series B funding. Previous backers Summerhill Venture Partners and Prism VentureWorks were joined by strategic investors Amazon.com and Webroot.
Sonian says it will use the funds for continued research and development for its information archiving platform… → Read More
Students! As anyone on a Windows machine who has visited good ol’ CrunchGear in the past few weeks knows: the Internet can be a dangerous place. There’s malware everywhere, dumb, time-wasting YouTube videos are embedded all over the place, and Flash advertisements constantly contrive to steal away your processor cycles. Really, if at all possible, you should just avoid the Internet entirely: it’s… → Read More
Internet security company Webroot today announced it has acquired BrightCloud, a Web content classification and security services provider. Webroot aims to integrate BrightCloud’s technology with its own proprietary malware detection and security-as-a-service (SaaS) technologies.
Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but the BrightCloud team will join Webroot’s Cloud Engineering team with… → Read More