Scalearc Raises $3.5M, Hires Former Juniper Exec

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ScaleArc has closed $5.33 million in Series B financing. The new funds will accelerate geographic and staffing expansion to meet increased demand, says the company. Trinity Ventures led the funding round with full participation of the company’s original investor, Nexus Venture Partners.

The company also announced the appointment of former Juniper Networks executive Justin Barney as president and COO. Prior to joining ScaleArc, Barney was vice president of sales for software in the Americas at Juniper Networks, where he joined via the acquisition of Ankeena Networks. He has also served as vice president of sales at Citrix Systems.

ScaleArc provides database infrastructure software. The ScaleArc iDB software abstracts database servers from application servers to provide instant horizontal scaling and connection management, and enables real-time visibility into every query to provide instant analytics and troubleshooting, one-click query caching, wire-speed security enforcement, etc.

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