BromiumBromium has raised $40 million in a Series C round of funding led by new investor Meritech Capital Partners, with participation from existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, Ignition Partners, Highland Capital Partners, and Intel Capital.

The funding will be used for continued product development and to accelerate sales in North America, EMEA, Japan and APAC, says the company.

Bromium was founded in 2010, and is working on ‘micro-virtualization’ to address enterprise security and provide protection for end users against advanced malware. Bromium has its headquarters in Cupertino, California, and an R&D center in Cambridge, UK. Investors in the company include Andreessen Horowitz, Ignition Capital, Highland Capital Partners, Intel Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners.

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