Graphiant Raises $33.5 Million led by Sequoia Capital with participation from Atlantic Bridge.
PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 9, 2020 / -- Graphiant Inc. today announced a $33.5 million Series A funding round led by Sequoia Capital with participation from Atlantic Bridge.
The funding reunites much of the technology team from vIPtela, a pioneer in the Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) market, with the investor partners that backed the company from inception to eventual acquisition in 2017 by Cisco for $610 million.
Graphiant's founding team includes CEO Khalid Raza and CTO Stefan Olofsson. Raza was the co-founder and CTO of vIPtela and a Distinguished Engineer at Cisco. Olofsson was a key technologist at vIPtela and a Global Solutions Architect at Cisco. Graphiant's Board of Directors includes Bill Coughran from Sequoia Capital who was a Board member at vIPtela.
"I am excited to partner with Bill again to disrupt the networking industry one more time," said Raza.