Pluribus Networks, a start-up based in Palo Alto, California, raised $23 million in series C funding for its hardware-accelerated network virtualization platform for private and public cloud data centers.
The new funding round was led by Menlo Ventures with the participation of existing investors New Enterprise Associates, Mohr Davidow Ventures, and others.
- Pluribus Networks was founded in 2010.
- The founders of Pluribus include Sunay Tripathi, previously a Senior Distinguished Engineer for Sun Microsystems and was the Chief Architect for Kernel/Network Virtualization in Core Solaris OS; Robert Drost, previously a Sr. Distinguished Engineer and Director of Advanced Hardware at Sun Microsystems; and C.K. Ken Yang, a Tenured Professor of EE at UCLA with a focus on high-performance communication.
- In September, Pluribus announced a partnership with TIBCO Software Inc. to deliver TIBCO Enterprise Message Service Appliance and TIBCO FTL Message Switch.