Secure cloud vendor FireHost receives $25 million Series E funding

FireHost, a secure cloud vendor, today announced a $25 million Series E funding round led by The Stephens Group, its investment partner.

The Series E funding will be used to further the company’s product development, sales, and brand awareness.

The company in a statement said the $25 million funds will strengthen its ability to invest in secure cloud computing, particularly to provide further separation in the technology required to protect customers from increasingly complex security threats.

Jim Lewandowski, CEO of FireHost

In 2013, FireHost blocked more than 100 million hack attempts targeted at its customers.

Jim Lewandowski, CEO of FireHost, said: “FireHost is solving some of the most important technology challenges that the technology industry faces – security, performance and compliance in the cloud. This funding round allows us to invest further in the technology required to provide our customers the type of secure cloud computing they have come to expect from FireHost.”

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