Forward Networks nets $16M to help prevent network outages

As IP networks continue to grow and become ever more complex, and people become ever more dependent on them staying up all the time, a startup that is building software tools to help administrators ke

Responding to disaster with IoT and SDN mesh

Communication is always important, but during a disaster it becomes paramount. The internet is the backbone of contemporary communications, from email and Twitter to Instagram and WhatsApp. If we suff

Midokura raises $20M Series B round for its network virtualization platform

Network virtualization specialist Midokura today announced it has raised a $20 million Series B round with participation from Japanese fintech company Simplex and existing investors like Allen Miner

Pertino Offers A Cloud-Based Network, No Hardware Required

<a target="_blank" href="">Pertino</a> today launched a service enabling any small business to go online and create a network that runs entirely in the cloud. Pertino uses Amazon

Big Switch Raises $6.5M From Intel Capital, Gains Attention For Next Generation Networking, Challenges Cisco

<a target="_blank" href="">Big Switch Networks</a>, the software defined networking company making a play on Cisco's turf, has raised $6.5 million from Intel Capital. he investmen

Apigee Builds New API Management Service For The Programmable Data Center

To address the new reality of our data driven world, we need better ways to manage the network. Google and later Amazon Web Services (AWS), embarked on that journey long ago. Now the market is beginni

PLUMgrid Raises $10.7 Million With Goal To Become The New Platform For Networking

<a target="_blank" href="">PLUMgrid</a> has raised $10.7 million in Series A funding from Hummer Winblad and US Venture Partners to build an operating system that serves the ne