FireHost raises $25 million in Series E funding

Posted Apr 16, 2014

FireHost is a secure cloud company that has raised $25 million in Series E funding led by The Stephens Group. This round of funding will enable FireHost to invest in secure cloud computing infrastructure, including the ability to further separate technology required to protect customers from security threats. The Series E funding will be used for product development, sales, and brand awareness. Last year, FireHost blocked over 100 million hack attempts targeted at its customers.

“FireHost is actively solving some of the most important technology challenges that the technology industry faces ? security, performance and compliance in the cloud. In a few short years, we have emerged as a technology leader in the secure cloud market. 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,” stated FireHost CEO Jim Lewandowski. “The Stephens Group has been the perfect partner to enable this innovation and provide the company with the necessary resources to expand our leadership position. There can be no compromise or tolerance when it comes to security, and FireHost?s business is predicated on that principle. We want computing users throughout the world to gain the benefits of the cloud knowing that they are protected from threats. We remain humble and emboldened for the next phase of what FireHost can do for its customers.”

FireHost offers secure and managed cloud services to protect sensitive data and brand reputations for some of the largest companies in the world.