(The Hosting News) – Illumio (www.illumio.com) today announced it has closed its $100 million Series C financing round. The new funding brings the security company’s total investment to more than $142 million in the past 27 months. Participating in the round are new investors BlackRock Funds and Accel Partners, joined by existing venture investors Formation 8, Andreessen Horowitz and General Catalyst. Also participating are Microsoft Chairman John W. Thompson, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang.
Illumio will use the new funding to meet rapidly increasing demand for the Illumio Adaptive Security Platform (ASP)™, invest in R&D to drive additional platform expansion, grow its sales and marketing efforts, and fuel international expansion.