Acorus Networks, a Paris, France-based company specialized in protecting enterprise and service providers’ network and web platform infrastructure from distributed denial-of-service attacks (DDoS), raised €5m in funding.
Backers included Elaia Partners, Partech and Kima Ventures.
The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand operations and its business reach.
Co-founded in 2014 by Benjamin Schilz and Raphael Maunier, Acorus Networks specializes in protecting enterprises from distributed denial-of-service attacks (DDoS), a service especially important for companies whose business activity, data or image depends on the Internet.
A customized portal allows clients to visualize their legitimate traffic in real time and counter DDoS attacks manually or automatically.
The company protects customers whose business activity relies on the Internet, including hosting services, e-commerce sites, media companies, carriers, banks, governments and healthcare companies, among others.