Sedona Systems’ co-founder and CTO, Ori Gerstel, will deliver a paper in ECOC 2016 about the world’s first live demonstration of multilayer, multivendor automatic restoration.
RA’ANANA, ISRAEL AND CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA – AUG. 3, 2016 - Sedona Systems, creator of the market’s first IP/optical converged control platform for service provider networks, today announced it has closed its $13.6M round B of funding, led by Intel Capital. NextStar also joined as a new investor and previous investor Bessemer Venture Partners participated fully in the round. It brings the total amount invested in the company to $19.6M. Yair Shoham of Intel will join Sedona’s board of directors.
“Hardware Innovation and SDN Bring Renewed Promise to IP+Optical Integration,” writes Sterling Perrin, Senior Analyst at Heavy Reading. In an article covering OFC 2016, he brings Sedona’s demonstration of multilayer restoration as a prime example of the value of such integration. Perrin adds, “They are calling this as an industry first, and we believe this is true.”