Tuesday, April 2, 2013

NetSocket Raises $9.2 Million for Expansion into SDN

NetSocket, a start-up based in Plano, Texas, raised $9.2 million in Series B funding for expansion of it network assurance expertise into SDN.

NetSocket currently offers a Cloud Experience Manager (CEM) that provides insight into network issues.

The funding round was led by new investor Venture Investors, with participation by existing investors Sevin Rosen Funds, Silver Creek Ventures and Trail Blazer Capital.

“NetSocket has been innovating in the Unified Communications (UC) service assurance solutions space, as evidenced by the traction generated from our recently announced expanded collaboration with Microsoft. NetSocket’s Cloud Experience Manager (CEM) now optimizes Microsoft Lync UC service management and user’s experience,” said John White, president and CEO of NetSocket. “We plan to apply that same innovation and focused vision to the SDN market which we expect to experience explosive growth this year.”


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