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Alert Logic Steps Up Its Defense with Scquisition of WAF Vendor Armorlogic

An MSSP sees a lot of attack traffic aimed at its customers, and it knows the trends very well. Alert Logic, having covered the network security layer with its Threat Manager and Log Manager products, has announced the acquisition of Web application firewall (WAF) vendor Armorlogic to take the next step in defending its customers from the mostnumerous attacks at the application layer. In

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Blair Garrou: Investing in the Middle of the Country

Houston, Texas. Definitely not the most obvious location for a venture capital firm. We often get asked why we chose to base DFJ Mercury in Houston. In part, it’s actually a simple matter of convenience. We are a seed and startup venture capital firm focused on entrepreneurs and innovation that originate in the middle of the country – what we call the “Midcontinent.” When

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Comparative pricing specialist BlackLocus raises $2.5 million

BlackLocus, which sells comparative-pricing services to online retailers, said today it has raised $2.5 million in venture capital, the company’s first funding round. DFJ Mercury and Silverton Partners, investment funds based in Texas, lead the funding round, which also included Pittsburgh-based Innovation Works. BlackLocus is based in both Texas and Pennsylvania. Technology from BlackLocus automatically keeps tracks of prices for specific products sold by

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BlackLocus Raises $2.5M, Adding Austin Operations

BlackLocus, the leading cloud provider of automated pricing optimization and revenue management solutions for online retailers, today announced it has raised a $2.5 million Series A round of venture capital financing. They are hiring in Austin, seeking office space, and moving significant operations here. The round was co-led by Texas-based DFJ Mercury and Silverton Partners, and included co-investment from Pittsburgh-based Innovation Works. The investment

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Alert Logic Closes $12.6 Million Funding Round

Alert Logic, a leader in delivering on-demand Security-as-a-Service, today announced that it closed a $12.6 million Series E financing led by existing investors Updata Partners, Covera Ventures, DFJ Mercury, and Access Venture Partners, along with several members of the company’s management team. Alert Logic will use the proceeds of this financing to scale out its proven business model of delivering Security-as-a-Service solutions through a strategic

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