Edited excerpts from the press release:
Aryaka Networks, a provider of cloud-based application acceleration and WAN optimization solution, has raised $14 million in Series A funding from Trinity Ventures, Mohr Davidow Ventures, Nexus Venture Partners and Stanford University. Naren Gupta of Nexus Ventures has joined the company's board.
Founded in November 2008 by Ajit Gupta (President & CEO) and Ashwath Nagaraj (VP of Engineering), Aryaka Networks, Inc. delivers cloud-based application acceleration and WAN optimization with true business results. The company is headquartered in Milpitas, California with offices in Bangalore, India. Key advantages of the Aryaka solution include a secure, scalable and reliable application acceleration and WAN optimization platform as a service, rapid deployment, ease of integration, complete visibility and a significantly lower total cost of ownership.