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2014-07-02 08:30:12

NEW YORK and PETAH TIKVAH, Israel, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CTERA Networks (www.ctera.com) today announced a $25 million Series C financing. Using the funds to accelerate adoption of its Cloud Storage Services Platform, CTERA will build out its global go-to-market organization, and build upon CTERA's existing success in the world's largest and most demanding cloud environments. The financing round was led by Bessemer Venture Partners who join existing CTERA investors Benchmark Capital,...

2014-06-23 08:34:02

NYC Office to Lead U.S. Sales, Marketing and Operations for Cloud Storage Service Platform Provider NEW YORK and PETAH TIKVAH, Israel, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CTERA Networks announced today the opening of its new U.S. headquarters in New York City to support strong international and regional growth. CTERA's new office will lead the company's U.S. sales and operations programs while also supporting its worldwide marketing initiatives. Logo -...

2014-04-15 08:35:46

Round led by Coatue Management with participation from Benchmark Capital, Ignition Partners and DAG Ventures SEATTLE, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avvo®, Inc., the web's largest legal marketplace, Q&A forum and directory (http://www.avvo.com), today announced it closed $37.5 million in financing led by Coatue Management, with additional investment from Benchmark Capital, Ignition Partners and DAG Ventures. Avvo will use the new funding to accelerate product development and...

2014-02-24 08:34:48

Global Cloud Storage Demand and Successful Customer Acquisition Continue to Drive Growth PALO ALTO, California and PETAH TIKVAH, Israel, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CTERA Networks (www.ctera.com) today announced a strategic corporate growth initiative and hiring effort to capture the unprecedented demand for its Cloud Storage Services Platform. As part of this initiative, CTERA announced today several key additions to the CTERA management team who will help accelerate market share...

2014-02-24 08:34:35

More than 21,000 Businesses, Including Several Fortune Global 500 Companies and Leading Global Service Providers, Now Powered by CTERA's Cloud Storage Services Platform PALO ALTO, Calif. and PETAH TIKVAH, Israel, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CTERA Networks (www.ctera.com) today reported that growth across its enterprise and cloud service provider customer base had tripled in 2013. Through the execution of the company's long-term business growth plan, founded on the belief that cloud-based...

2013-04-26 23:00:14

Swifto, a marketplace for dog walking that connects dog owners with highly vetted and screened walkers, brings a technology oriented approach to disrupt an exceptionally traditional market. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 Swifto takes dog walking as a service a step further by controlling the entire user experience from end-to-end, providing clients with the ability to view the route of their walker on a live map through an internal GPS tracking mobile application, and automating their...

150 Million Images Per Day Now Stream Across Snapchat
2013-04-16 14:37:13

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Those fleeting images sent through photo start-up Snapchat are really adding up. In a panel at the D: Dive Into Mobile conferences hosted by All Things D, company founder Evan Spiegel said the service traffics roughly 150 million photos on a daily basis. Snapchat is growing in popularity. The reported volume is three-times what the service reported four months ago. The start-up company lets users take photos and videos, ad a...


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