FireEye Closes $50 Million Funding Round

FireEye[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

FireEye has raised  $50 million in venture funding from new and existing investors including Sequoia Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, Goldman Sachs, Juniper Networks, and Silicon Valley Bank, among others. The new funding brings the company’s total funding to over $100 million till date.

FireEye says the financing will support its ongoing international expansion and continued technology innovation, as well as help the company further scale operations and support its customer base.

The company also announced the appointment of six new executives to its global leadership team. This follows on the heels of other recent additions to the leadership team including the appointment of board chairman David DeWalt to the role of CEO.

FireEye saw over $100 million in bookings and over 100% bookings growth in 2012, and grew its partner and customer base to well over 1,000 organizations, with more than 25% of the Fortune 100 deploying its solutions.


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