Illumio Raises $100M in Series C Funding

illumioIllumio, a Sunnyvale, California-based network security startup, raised $100m in Series C funding.

Backers included BlackRock Funds, Accel Partners, Formation 8, Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Microsoft Chairman John W. Thompson, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang.

The company intends to use the funds to increase adoption of the Illumio Adaptive Security Platform (ASP)™, invest in R&D to drive additional platform expansion, grow its sales and marketing efforts, and expand international expansion.

Led by Andrew Rubin, co-founder and CEO, Illumio provides a software-based security platform that allows users to visualize application traffic and deliver continuous, scalable and dynamic policy and enforcement to bare-metal servers, VMs and containers in data center and public cloud infrastructure. It is used by organizations such as Morgan Stanley, Plantronics, NTT and Creative Artists Agency for cloud migration, achieve DevOps speed and nano-segment applications for compliance or environmental separation.



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