Tuesday, April 26, 2011

CloudPassage Raises Funding for Cloud Security

CloudPassage, a start-up based in San Francisco, completed a Series A round of financing for is cloud server security and compliance solution.

CloudPassage said its key innovation is its Halo architecture, which automates multiple server security functions and transparently handles the highly fluid and scalable characteristics of public IaaS environments. The technology automatically secures cloud servers when they burst or are cloned. Halo combines an ultra-lightweight guest VM software component with an elastic compute grid optimized for security operations, an architecture that has opened up significant new security capabilities to companies leveraging IaaS.

The funding round was led by Benchmark Capital. Financial terms were not disclosed.http://www.CloudPassage.com

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