Israel-based Compass-EOS has closed a $42 Million round of financing, that includes participation of existing investors Comcast Ventures, Cisco, Pitango Venture Capital, Benchmark Capital, and Northbridge Venture Partners. New investors Marker, and Rusnano, a joint-stock company created and owned by the government of Russia and aimed at commercializing developments in nanotechnology.

Compass-EOS launched its r10004 router in March 2013, announcing the commercial shipment of its icPhotonics-based routers, based on a photonic chip-to-chip interconnect, the world’s first according to the company.

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