Aviatrix, a Santa Clara, CA-based provider of advanced networking and security services for the multi-cloud enterprise, secured $40m in Series C funding.
The round was led by existing investor CRV, with participation from Formation 8, Ignition Partners and Liberty Global Ventures.
The company, which has raised $76m in total funding to date, intends to use the funds to scale sales, channel, customer support, marketing and product development operations.
Led by Steve Mullaney, CEO, Aviatrix provides enterprises moving mission-critical applications from on-premises to the public cloud with advanced networking and security services. Services include: advanced transit networking, network segmentation, next-generation firewall integration, smart SAML VPN and site-to-cloud VPN access, cloud to Internet egress filtering, high-performance encryption, and many more.
The company currently serves more than 300+ multi-cloud enterprises that include Jefferies, Experian, NASA, QuickenLoans, Global Financial Services, Pfizer, Netflix, Johnson Controls and others.
Mullaney was the CEO of Nicira, a network virtualization unicorn acquired by VMware for $1.26B, and served as Palo Alto Networks’ first VP of marketing as well as interim CEO.
The team also includes:
– VMware’s former chief of staff John Jendricks (chief operating officer), and
– James Winebrenner (senior vice president of worldwide sales).