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Cupertino, CA 95054
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Jim Jones (Scale Venture Partners Managing Director) Eric Copeland (Venrock Associates) David E. Liddle (U.S. Venture Partners General Partner)
Former outside board: Chris Chen (General Resources);  Brad Wurtz (Cisco Systems)

Business description: CipherMax, Inc. is the technology leader of enterprise-class storage security solutions. The company has developed the only Storage Security solution that offers the flexibility of deploying encryption in transparent controller mode, discovery mode or FC switching mode. The CM product family can scale from 16 to hundreds of encrypting ports, which are centrally managed through a single graphical interface. The unique CM solution also provides the convenience of remote key management and cost-effectively scales to meet the requirements of medium to large, distributed storage networks. Founded in 2000, CipherMax is headquartered in San Jose, California. CipherMax business and technical teams are from Cisco, EMC, HP, McData, NetApp and Symantec.
Partners include: Spirent CommunicationsSYNNEXVeritas Technologies;  Computacenter;  FalconStor;  Linksys

Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Mar 2007   Jul 2006
Capital raised: 126.5M
Last Round: 9.53M
Ownership: Private  
VCs include: Scale Venture PartnersU.S. Venture PartnersVenrock AssociatesWestern Technology InvestmentsIronwood Capital;  Chiao Tung Bank;  Trellis Partners;  ConnetAndCompany;  Premier Capital Management;  Global Strategic Investment Fund;  Prudence Capital;  Askew International;  United Investment;  WQ Investments;  Infinity Global Investment;  saint

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Record updated: Feb 2010
Sector: Storage
Year Founded: 2000
Headcount: 76-100 as of Dec 2004
Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Mar 2007   Jul 2006
Capital Raised: 126.5M
Last Round: 9.53M
Ownership: Private