SDN company NetSocket secures $9.2 million in Series B funding

Infotech Lead America: NetSocket, a provider of network service assurance solutions for unified communications (UC), has secured $9.2 million in Series B funding.

The Series B funding was led by new investor Venture Investors, with participation by existing investors Sevin Rosen Funds, Silver Creek Ventures and Trail Blazer Capital.

NetSocket will utilize the new capital to accelerate the launch of a new solution, aimed at the growing Software Defined Networking (SDN) market.

The product announcement and launch are planned for this summer

John White, president and CEO of NetSocket, said: “We have been innovating in the UC service assurance solutions space, as evidenced by the traction generated from our recently announced expanded collaboration with Microsoft. NetSocket’s Cloud Experience Manager (CEM) now optimizes Microsoft Lync UC service management and user’s experience.”

Jim Adox, managing partner at Venture Investors, said: “NetSocket has the right mix to become a major market force; a proven leadership team experienced in service assurance and networking technologies, an incredible portfolio of intellectual property and patents, along with a strong communications-focused syndicate of investors.”


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