Calamu, a Clinton, N.J.-based data protection and resiliency company, emerged from stealth after closing $2.4m in seed funding.
Joining the Board of Directors as investors in the round are:
- Lou Ryan, a serial cybersecurity entrepreneur and former CEO & Chairman of Edgewave, and
- John N. Stewart, former SVP, Chief Security & Trust Officer, Cisco Systems, Inc.
The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and business reach.
Founded by CEO Paul Lewis, Calamu provides a platform that enables businesses to maintain complete ownership of their data, preventing unauthorized access and simplifying regulatory requirements around data privacy and protection. The platform is designed for flexible implementation and enterprise scalability, and can be configured using existing on-premises infrastructure or any number of major cloud storage providers such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud.
The list of Advisors includes Robin Matlock, former CMO of VMware, David Schneider, former President of ServiceNow and previously of EmC, David K. Holland, former SVP & Treasurer of Cisco Systems and previously of Apple, and Marla Crawford, General Counsel of Compliance and previously of Goldman Sachs.