ExtraHop, F5 Networks Team Up

4/26/10

Seattle-based ExtraHop Networks, a network-management technology startup, said today it has formed an alliance with F5 Networks (NASDAQ GS: FFIV), also based in Seattle, to collaborate on new products and marketing and distribution efforts. Financial terms of the deal weren’t given. ExtraHop was founded in 2007 by F5 alums Jesse Rothstein and Raja Mukerji. It makes software to help corporate IT organizations monitor and manage their applications environments and network transactions. The company announced a $5.1 million Series A funding round a year ago, led by Madrona Venture Group and including angel investors Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz.

Gregory T. Huang is Xconomy's Deputy Editor, National IT Editor, and the Editor of Xconomy Boston. You can e-mail him at gthuang@xconomy.com or call him at 617-252-7323. Follow @

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