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Protego Networks  Acquired by Cisco Systems (2004 $ 65,000,000)

955 Stewart Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Website Company Summary Management Team

Sales/Marketing: Phil Chiu
Business Development: Chris Blask

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Katherine Jen (ASIATech Management Managing Partner) Carson Chen (Cisco Systems);  Hsun Chou (EICO CEO) Heiner Sussner (Miramar Venture Partners) Robert D Thomas (NetScreen Technologies CEO)
Advisory board: Chun Chiu (active startup investor);  Craig Johnson (Venture Law Group (Heller Ehrman)) Marcus Ranum (security system design expert);  Sachio Semmoto (eAccess CEO)

Business description: Protego Networks is a provider of purpose-built intelligent network security information and threat management appliances. The company provides security threat mitigation solutions that allow organizations to quickly identify, analyze and respond to security threats targeted at mission critical networks and applications. Protego's MARS (Mitigation and Response System) appliances address the pressing need to provide management of the diverse and numerous security technologies deployed on today's networks. Network operators are provided with a graphical presentation of your entire network's security status, instant detailed views of security events, specific expert configuration advice to mitigate threats as they occur and a fly-through management interface allowing them to maintain an optimal view of the network moment-by-moment. Protego understands customers and truly addresses their needs with sustainable advantages and innovations.
Partners include: Soltrus

Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings: Jan 2004
Capital raised: 7.3M
Last Round: 6.3M
Ownership: Acquired by Cisco Systems (2004 $ 65,000,000)
VCs include: AsiaTech ManagementMiramar Venture Partners;  Global Alliance

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Record updated: Apr 2005
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 2002
Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings: Jan 2004
Capital Raised: 7.3M
Last Round: 6.3M
Ownership: Acquired by Cisco Systems (2004 $ 65,000,000)