Hyper9 Raises $8 Million Series B Round, Mike Maples Joins Its Board

Hyper9 has raised $8 million in a series B funding round led by Venrock, a highly respected venture capital firm. Joining Venrock were current investors Matrix Partners, Silverton Partners and Maples Investments.

Hyper9’s new breed of virtualization management technology provides virtual infrastructure administrators with the visibility they need to effectively do their job as well as provide the control that is necessary to manage such a dynamic environment. The Hyper9 product will be generally available early March, 2009.

The company also announced that Mike Maples Sr., a private investor and tech industry veteran, joined its Board of Directors. Formerly Executive Vice President of the Worldwide Products Group for Microsoft, Maples has a proven track record in advising software companies as they expand product lines and enhance business operations such as sales and marketing. Prior to Microsoft, Maples held senior positions at other market leading companies such as IBM, Lexmark, NetIQ, and Sonic restaurants.

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