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WW Headquarters
6001 America Center Drive
Suite 250
San Jose, CA, 95002
Kaazing (UK) Ltd
CityPoint, 1 Ropemaker Street
London, EC2Y 9HT, GBR
East Coast Office
250 Park Avenue
7th Floor
New York City, NY, 10177


President & Co-Founder
Board Member
Advisor and Management Consultant
CTO & Co-Founder
Managing Principal, Board of Directors


Series A, 4/2008
Series B, 6/2010
TVB Capital
Venture Round, 6/2012
Venture Round, 4/2013
New Enterprise Associates
Columbus Nova Technology Partners
Salil Deshpande



Kaazing is the leading company focused on enabling the living web, the nearly ubiquitous real time, interactive, collaborative applications that have become the norm. Kaazing’s founders played a key role in defining the WebSocket standard and the Kaazing platform is the world’s only enterprise solution for full-duplex, high-performance communication over the Web using the HTML5 WebSocket standard. Based in Mountain View, CA, Kaazing is privately held; some of its customers and partners include Informatica, TIBCO, and a variety of financial, ecommerce, and entertainment companies.

Kaazing’s WebSocket platform solves a fundamental problem facing the Web today. The Web’s architecture was originally developed in the 1990’s and was designed to handle communication in one direction at a time, much like a telegraph system. Over the years, this architecture has remained essentially unchanged though it is has tried to keep up with evolving requirements.

The Kaazing WebSocket platform builds on that basic WebSocket specification in HTML5, but it includes enterprise-class features such as cross-browser support, high availability, failover, and load balancing support. The Kaazing platform is the foundation of an ecosystem that enables future uses of real time, dynamic, living Web applications that weren’t possible until now.

Recent Milestones

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    Kaazing added Jonas Jacobi as President & Co-Founder. (2/1/14)
    Posted 3/7/14 at 4:35pm
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    Kaazing received $15M in Venture Round funding. (4/17/13)
    Posted 4/19/13 at 4:48am via
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    Kaazing received $17M in Venture Round funding. (6/20/12)
    Posted 6/20/12 at 6:25pm via
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    Kaazing — ITRS Group, provider of predictive, real-time monitoring and proactive application performance management products and Kaazing, the leading enabler of the living web, today announced their partnership to deliver secure, real-time access to management info (9/28/11)
    Posted 10/10/11 at 9:34pm via
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    Kaazing — Kaazing Corp., the leading company focused on enabling the living web, today announced that Ray Bingham has been named to its board of directors. Bingham brings over three decades of executive management experience to the board. Currently, he sits on the (8/25/11)
    Posted 10/10/11 at 9:32pm via
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    Kaazing — When over 100 competing teams were asked to develop applications based on personalized transportation, the top three winners all used the Kaazing WebSocket Platform. The platform enables highly efficient use of the web for real time communications. (8/18/11)
    Posted 10/10/11 at 9:36pm via
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    Kaazing added H. Raymond Bingham as Managing Principal, Board of Directors. (8/1/11)
    Posted 2/21/12 at 2:29pm
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    Kaazing added Paul Dali as Managing Principal, Board of Directors. (1/5/11)
    Posted 1/10/11 at 11:34am
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    Kaazing received $4.02M in Series B funding. (6/11/10)
    Posted 12/3/09 at 4:24pm via
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    Kaazing received $1M in Series A funding. (4/29/08)
    Posted 12/27/08 at 1:57pm via
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    Kaazing added Jonas Jacobi as CEO & Co-Founder. (5/1/07)
    Posted 12/27/08 at 1:57pm
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    Kaazing added Manuel Hoffmann as VP of Business Development.
    Posted 4/8/11 at 10:37am
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    Kaazing added Yuan Huntington Weigel as VP, Worldwide Marketing.
    Posted 3/31/10 at 10:55am
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    Kaazing added Brian Albers as VP, Development.
    Posted 3/31/10 at 10:55am
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    Kaazing added David Littlewood as VP, Global Sales.
    Posted 3/31/10 at 10:55am
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    Kaazing added John Fallows as CTO & Co-Founder.
    Posted 12/27/08 at 1:57pm



Mike Pickett on Informatica and Kaazing

Added: 4/20/13

Kaazing WebSocket Racer Demo

Added: 4/20/13

Keynote at 2011 HTML5 Live New York - “HTML5 / Web Socket - The Web Communication Revolution” by John Fallows

Added: 4/20/13

Opening Keynote at 2011 HTML5 Live New York - “HTML5 Is Here. Are you?” by Jonas Jacobi

Added: 4/20/13



Kaazing WebSocket Gateway - AMQP Edition
Kaazing WebSocket Gateway - JMS Edition
Kaazing WebSocket Gateway - XMPP Edition
Kaazing WebSocket Gatway - HTML5 Edition

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