Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Aztek Networks Raises $7.5 Million for Emergency Switches

Aztek Networks, a start-up based in Boulder, Colorado, raised $7.5 million in Series B funding for its Emergency Stand Alone (ESA) switching products.

Aztek Networks 5000S ESA switching device is an open-standards, environmentally hardened and fully redundant ESA switch designed to ensure public safety by constantly maintaining local calling capabilities and subscriber access to emergency 911 services in the event the link to the primary host switch is severed due to an accident or natural disaster.

The funding was led by the Telecommunications Development Fund (TDF), a previous investor in Aztek Networks. Other existing investors, including Sequel Venture Partners and Grotech Capital Group, also contributed to the financing, along with new investor Legend Ventures. The company, which has now secured a total of $14.1 million.


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