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Scale Out Provider Cloudscaling Raises $10M With Investment From Juniper And Seagate, Networking Takes Center Stage

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Cloudscaling has raised $10 million from Trinity Ventures, Juniper Networks, and Seagate Technologies in a deal that shows how software defined networking has become a focal issue for companies building out their own clouds. Cloudscaling delivers an OpenStack-powered cloud infrastructure system for enterprises, SaaS providers and cloud service providers. The...
Scale Out Provider Cloudscaling Raises $10M With Investment From Juniper And Seagate, Networking Takes Center Stage

Typesafe gets $14M to push Scala language as a better Java than Java

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Typesafe, the company behind the Java-compatible Scala computing language, will use $14 million in new Series B funding to entrench the language in enterprise applications. “We will build out the commercial engineering team and in more developer outreach to make sure they know about this stack and who Typesafe is,”...
Typesafe gets $14M to push Scala language as a better Java than Java

Microsoft Exec: Putting Me In Charge Has Really Worked Out (MSFT)

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Satya Nadella, the leader of Microsoft's massively important Server and Tools business, sent a letter to the troops today that spelled out how CEO Steve Ballmer's decision to shake up the unit's leadership more than two years ago has paid off.   The letter came on the same day that...
Microsoft Exec: Putting Me In Charge Has Really Worked Out (MSFT)

SDN can turn the network into a big data "curator," claims Juniper

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Software-defined networking (SDN) will help application developers provide context for all the data their services generate and consume, according to Juniper Networks product management lead Jennifer Lin. SDN involves the abstraction of the network’s brains, as it were, from its hardware. This is analogous in some ways to server virtualization,...
SDN can turn the network into a big data "curator," claims Juniper

Violin Memory Is Raising More Money Ahead of Planned May IPO

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Violin Memory, the startup building storage arrays based on flash memory technology that has recently been said to be eyeing an initial public offering, appears to have raised more money. In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission dated today, Violin disclosed that it is attempting to raise...
Violin Memory Is Raising More Money Ahead of Planned May IPO

Intel Capital Joins Big Switch Funding Round

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Big Switch Networks, the software-defined networking startup that came out of stealth mode last year, has a new investor in its Series B round of venture capital funding: Intel Capital. The venture arm of the world’s biggest chip company joins other investors — including Goldman Sachs, Index Ventures, Khosla Ventures...
Intel Capital Joins Big Switch Funding Round

Typesafe nabs $14m to scale the software platform that helps its clients scale their apps

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Fledgling software company Typesafe is growing hella fast, and to illustrate that the company will today announce that it has secured $14 million in venture capital in a round led by Shasta Ventures with participation from Juniper Networks – through its Junos Innovation Fund – and prior backers Greylock Partners...
Typesafe nabs $14m to scale the software platform that helps its clients scale their apps

Juniper Networks buys smart security software maker Mykonos for $80 million

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Juniper Networks this morning announced that it has acquired Mykonos Software, a company that helps developers and publishers protect websites and Web apps from intruders. Juniper is putting “approximately” $80 million in cash on the table for the software company. Mykonos brags that its security solution is the “only...
Juniper Networks buys smart security software maker Mykonos for $80 million

Juniper buys SDN startup for $176M

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Juniper Networks this week acquired Contrail Systems, a startup that makes controllers for software-defined networks, for $176 million in cash and stock....
Juniper buys SDN startup for $176M

NYSE-Euronext Network Chief Andrew Bach Joins Juniper

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Andrew Bach, who oversaw significant upgrades to network infrastructure for the global exchange company NYSE-Euronext, has joined Juniper Networks as chief......
NYSE-Euronext Network Chief Andrew Bach Joins Juniper

Violin Memory Raises $50 Million at $800 Million Valuation, May IPO This Year

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Violin Memory, the company that builds storage arrays based on flash memory technology, will on Monday announce that it has raised a $50 million Mezzanine round of funding at an implied valuation of $800 million. The funding round includes strategic stakes from Toshiba, the Japanese chip and electronics maker, networking...
Violin Memory Raises $50 Million at $800 Million Valuation, May IPO This Year
Hitting the gas: FireEye raises $50 million and builds out senior team

Juniper Networks said to be raising a PE round to boost its enterprise and security business

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With talks falling through to sell off its assets, Juniper Networks is considering raising a private equity round to bolster its enterprise and security business, Reuters reports. Juniper is one of the largest networking gear makers in the world, second only to Cisco. Sources told Reuters that in the...
Juniper Networks said to be raising a PE round to boost its enterprise and security business

Senior Twitter and Juniper Executives Join VC Firm Sutter Hill As Managing Directors

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Sutter Hill Ventures has added two new directors from Twitter and Juniper Networks — a move that speaks to the next big focus in investment — enterprise IT and its integration with consumer technologies. Stefan Dyckerhoff joins Sutter from Juniper Network Systems where he worked as executive vice president of...
Senior Twitter and Juniper Executives Join VC Firm Sutter Hill As Managing Directors

Pertino takes on $20M to build out wide-area networks through clouds

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Software-defined-networking (SDN) player Pertino, whose software on public clouds enables wide-area networks (WAN) for users anywhere, has taken on $20 million in Series B funding, helping the company gear up to add more network services and customers. Jafco Ventures led the funding round, while previous investors Lightspeed Venture Partners and...
Pertino takes on $20M to build out wide-area networks through clouds

GLUE Conference – May 23rd & 24th: For those who make the Web work [Discounts]

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There’s a conference out there for just about every aspect of the Internet that you could think about. But what’s been seriously lacking is something that focuses on the tie that binds. The glue, if you will, of the Internet and its various parts. Fortunately, the aptly-named GLUE Conference is...
GLUE Conference – May 23rd & 24th: For those who make the Web work [Discounts]
Carriers and developers feed on growing Android security fears -- but are they real?

Sonoa Systems raises $14.1M for cloud security and compliance

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Sonoa Systems, maker of security and compliance software for cloud computing environments, has brought in $14.1 million of a $15.5 million round of equity, according to a filing with the SEC. Based in Santa Clara, Calif., the company is backed by Bay Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Juniper Networks, SAP Ventures,...
Sonoa Systems raises $14.1M for cloud security and compliance

More research points to explosion of Android mobile malware

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Confirming an earlier study by a different firm, a new report has found that 92 percent of mobile attacks are aimed at Android, with the number of attacks generated per year on a steady increase. The Juniper Networks study calls the 614 percent increase in attacks since March 2012 "staggering,"...
More research points to explosion of Android mobile malware

Juniper to unveil new advanced switch, promises networking improvements

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Juniper Networks is readying a new programmable core switch to address software-defined networking in campuses and data centers. Sources say it is called the EX9200 and is based on the MX router. It comes in three configurations: 4-slot, 8-slot and 14-slot chassis, the same form factors as the company's...
Juniper to unveil new advanced switch, promises networking improvements

This Cisco Exec Has A 'Blank Check' To Acquire Security Startups (CSCO)

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - After failing to land a big acquisition in the security space last year and suffering a steady decline in market share, Cisco Systems Chief Executive John Chambers is determined to turn around his company's lagging security business - whatever the cost. The growing expectation, from Silicon...
This Cisco Exec Has A 'Blank Check' To Acquire Security Startups (CSCO)

Seven Questions For Palo Alto Networks Founder and CTO Nir Zuk

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On Friday, Palo Alto Networks debuted for trading on the NASDAQ national market. Having priced the previous evening at $42 a share, the shares finished their first day of trading at $53.13, amounting to a rise of 26.5 percent. The company raised $260 million. Combined as it was with the...
Seven Questions For Palo Alto Networks Founder and CTO Nir Zuk

Social Talent Management Solution SilkRoad Secures $35M Series C Round, Preps For Potential IPO

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Online human resources and social talent management solution SilkRoad just announced that it has raised a $25 million Series C financing round. The investors in this round include new investors Keating Capital and NTT Finance, as well as existing investors Intel Capital, Crosslink Capital, Foundation Capital, Azure Capital and Tenaya...
Social Talent Management Solution SilkRoad Secures $35M Series C Round, Preps For Potential IPO

OpenDaylight is building on our work, SDN group's director says

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The OpenDaylight Project may have won attention last week with a founding list of vendors including Cisco Systems and Juniper Networks, but it's standing on the shoulders of others, according to the head of the Open Networking Foundation.OpenDaylight will be building part of its planned framework for software-defined networking...
OpenDaylight is building on our work, SDN group's director says

Now Worth $1.25 Billion, FireEye Is The Next Hot Enterprise Startup To Watch

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People in the enterprise tech world are closely watching security startup FireEye. With reason: The company  just landed a $50 million round of financing, new CEO Dave DeWalt told Business Insider. The investment values FireEye at $1.25 billion, launching a company most consumers haven't heard of into the realm of...
Now Worth $1.25 Billion, FireEye Is The Next Hot Enterprise Startup To Watch

Juniper Networks Invests In Video Conferencing Startup Vidyo, Bringing Total Funding To $97M

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Video conferencing startup Vidyo announced Tuesday that it has received a strategic investment from Juniper Networks as part of the network equipment vendor’s Junos Innovation Fund. The funding comes alongside existing Vidyo investors such as QuestMark Partners, Menlo Ventures, Rho Ventures, Star Ventures, and Four Rivers Group. Vidyo makes video...
Juniper Networks Invests In Video Conferencing Startup Vidyo, Bringing Total Funding To $97M

Server Flash Memory Craze Buoys Violin, Attracts SAP

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It’s beginning to look like the invasion of computer rooms by the chips known as flash memory is going to be a very big deal. The latest evidence: an additional $50 million infusion into startup Violin Memory, with investors that include software giant SAP. The Silicon Valley company takes NAND...
Server Flash Memory Craze Buoys Violin, Attracts SAP

Now testing its SDN controller, Juniper hones in on release later this year

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Following Juniper Networks’ acquisition of software-defined networking (SDN) startup Contrail, the company’s new JunosV Contrail controller for software-defined networking is now being deployed in beta tests with AT&T, the China Mobile Research Institute and other enterprises and service providers. The controller will become broadly available in the second half of...
Now testing its SDN controller, Juniper hones in on release later this year

Is Cisco back?

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Not yet. But — for the first time in a while — it’s showing positive signs of a working turnaround. FORTUNE — Cisco’s turnaround efforts are starting to pay off — slowly. The networking equipment giant released better-than-expected profits and sales on Wednesday, but it still has a long road...
Is Cisco back?

Is Competition Starting to Eat Into Cisco’s Core Markets?

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Cisco Systems, no matter what happens, always seems to find a way to move forward. It grows its revenues and squeezes out profits even when the world is falling apart, thanks largely to its near-complete domination of its two core businesses, routers and switches. But it seems the 2009 recession,...
Is Competition Starting to Eat Into Cisco’s Core Markets?
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