ClariPhy Communications, Inc., an Irvine, California-based developer of ultra-high speed mixed signal, digital signal processing (MXSP) ICs for optical networks, has secured $14m in financing.
The round was led by Nokia Siemens Networks, with participation from existing investors Allegis Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, Oclaro, Onset Ventures, and Pacific General Ventures.
Led by CEO Paul Voois, ClariPhy intends to meet growing bandwidth requirements in optical transport networks due to widespread adoption of smart phones, surge in IPTV deployments and cloud computing applications. It develops mixed signal, advanced signal processing (MXSP) semiconductors targeting 10G, 40G and 100G networks in enterprise backbone, enterprise data center and telecom markets.
The company has offices in Los Altos, California and Cordoba, Argentina.