2017 NEWS

Press Release
Jan 25, 2018

Iowa State University Selected as a 2018 SC Media Professional Award Finalist for its Innovative Use of the ShieldX APEIRO Cloud Security Platform

ShieldX customer, Iowa State University (ISU), named a finalist in the 2018 SC Award for Best Cybersecurity Higher Education Program for its innovative use of the ShieldX APEIRO™ cloud security platform.

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Press Release
Dec 20, 2017

ShieldX Networks Named 2017-18 Cloud Awards Program Finalist for “Most Promising Startup” and “Security Innovation of the Year”

ShieldX Networks (ShieldX) today announced it is a finalist in the 2017-2018 Cloud Awards Program in the categories of “Most Promising Startup” and “Security Innovation of the Year.”

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Press Release
Dec 13, 2017

Bret Brasso Joins ShieldX Networks as SVP of Worldwide Sales

Experienced cyber security executive brings extensive track record of driving growth to ignite company’s rapid sales expansion

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News Article
Dec 12, 2017

Wall Street Journal | ShieldX Raises $25 Million in Series B Funding [gated content]

Cloud-security company’s backers include FireEye founder Ashar Aziz and Symantec Ventures

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News Article
Dec 12, 2017

SecurityWeek | Cloud Security Startup ShieldX Networks Raises $25 Million

ShieldX Networks, a San Jose, Calif.-based cloud security company, announced that it has closed a $25 million Series B round of funding with participation from new investors including FireEye founder Ashar Aziz, Dimension Data and Symantec Ventures.

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Quick Facts

ShieldX is redefining network and cloud security to better protect organizations against cyber threats—regardless of where sensitive data resides or how it moves across public, private, or multi-cloud environments.


  • APEIRO (pronounced \əˈpīˌrō), is based on the ancient Greek word ἄπειρος, that like our product, is associated with the infinite.
  • Scale security and micro-segmentation on demand, support business innovation, meet compliance requirements and protect against the latest cyberattacks
  • Ensure that no workloads in hybrid or multi-cloud environments are more vulnerable than others, no matter how services scale
  • Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) Lab validated that APEIRO can be deployed in 15 minutes and scales to handle over a terabit of traffic
  • Certified VMware-Ready®, OpenStack Compatible® and now ready to deploy on AWS EC2® and Microsoft Azure®


  • Invented industry’s first microservices platform for Cloud security that combines network-based security with the latest innovations in application and infrastructure technology
  • Gartner 2017 “Cool Vendor” in Cloud Security and MarketsandMarkets “Innovator” in Micro-Segmentation
  • $9 million Series A in November 2015, $25 million Series B in November 2017
  • Technology partnerships with VMware, Nutanix, Mirantis, RedHat, FireEye, AWS, Microsoft and membership with OpenStack Foundation
  • Currently in deployment with leading companies covering finance, technology, communications, government and higher education industries
  • Granted US patent (#9,716,617) with 19 more patents filed


Dr. Ratinder Paul Singh Ahuja

Founder and CEO


Harry Singh

Founder and President


Manuel Nedbal

Founder and CTO


Lovely Kaur

Founder and Executive Director


John Parker

Vice President, Product Management


Monika Goldberg

Executive Director, BusinessDevelopment and GTM