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Loggly, a company that provides cloud-based enterprise-class log management solutions, has secured $15 million in Series C venture financing. Harmony Partners led the round, with existing investors Matrix Partners, Trinity Ventures, Cisco, Data Collective, and True Ventures also participating. This brings the investment raised by the company to date to $33.4 million.

Cisco is acquiring privately-held cloud company Metacloud. Based in Pasadena, Calif., Metacloud deploys and operates private clouds with an OpenStack-as-a-Service model…

Cisco has introduced what the company calls the industry’s first threat-focused Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW). Cisco ASA with FirePower Services provides contextual awareness and dynamic controls that help in automatically assessing threats, says the company.

Cloud security company OpenDNS has raised a $35 million investment round. Existing investors Greylock Partners, Sequoia Capital and Sutter Hill Ventures participated in the financing, along with Glynn Capital, Cisco, Evolution Equity, Lumia Capital, Mohr Davidow Ventures, and Northgate Capital.