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Founded in 2004, Solera Networks is a U.S.-based company that quickly grew to become the leading provider of big data security analytics and advanced threat protection.

Having Intel Capital as an investor provided comfort and security to our Fortune 500 and government customers... The investment provided immeasurable help in the sales cycle, helping us unlock additional customers quickly.

Steve Shillingford, advisor to CEO of Blue Coat and former president / CEO, Solera Networks
Intel Capital's Role
  • Intel Capital invested in 2012.
  • The investment enabled Solera Networks to expand its sales force worldwide.
  • Intel Capital connected Solera Networks to Intel, leading to a deeper understanding of how to optimize Intel technologies in its security solutions.
Business Benefits
  • Solera Networks grew 150% in 2012.
  • Intel Capital networking events led to one strategic partnership and at least three deals worth in excess of a half-million USD.
  • Blue Coat Systems acquired Solera Networks in 2013; together, the companies have over 15,000 customers worldwide, including 86% of the Fortune Global 500.
Investment Summary
Date Invested
M&A / 2013