Monday, March 1, 2010

Altor Raises $10 million for its Virtualized Data Center Technology

Altor Networks, a start-up based in Redwood Shores, California, closed a $10 million Series B funding round to support its work in securing virtualized data centers and clouds.

Altor Networks is pioneering a new class of virtual security solutions to secure production-oriented virtualized data centers. The company's initial product line includes a purpose-built virtual firewall, a software security appliance that runs in a virtualized environment and enforces security policy on a per virtual machine basis or for groups of VMs.

The new funding came from new investors DAG Ventures, Juniper Networks , Accel Partners and Foundation Capital, Altor's founding investors.

  • Altor Networks is headed by Amir Ben-Efraim (CEO and co-founder), who previously was head of business development at Check Point Software.

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