Bromium raises $26.5M Series B funding for Security

Two days ago, during GigaOM Structure 2012, Bromium Inc., an enterprise and virtualization startup based in Cupertino, CA, announced it has raised $26.5M Seres B funding from lead investor Highland Capital Partners, new investor Intel Capital and existing investors Andreessen Horowitz and Ignition Ventures.

This new funding will be used for its micro-virtualization technology and for the develop of a new concept of security in enterprise desktops and mobile devices.

Employees now have more control than in the past, on applications they can install and the activities they can do on the web, Bromium’s solution creates a microvisor, a virtualized instance of the desktop, completely hardware-isolated, every time an user action could lead to a security risk.

“Bromium micro-virtualization delivers on the promise of trusted computing, enabling enterprises to safely embrace the key trends affecting IT: consumerization, mobility, device diversity, and cloud computing,” said Gaurav Banga, Co-founder, President and CEO of Bromium. “It is an honor to be backed by investors with such distinguished track records of innovation and industry transformation.”