Stealthy SDN security play vArmour gets $6M

Software-defined networking holds a lot of promise for better network security, so it’s no surprise the vArmour Networks, a Santa Clara, Calif.-based startup, has scored $6 million in Series A funding to make that promise a reality. We’re just not sure how yet.

Software: The new networking paradigm

VMware’s planned acquisition of Nicra for $1.25 billion represents the evolution of networking beyond the hardware-dominated point of view that has sustained the industry for decades. Here’s what that means for startups in the networking realm as well as for the industry giants.