Overview

Update
Status
Acquired by on June 30, 2015
Total Equity Funding
$54.04M in 5 Rounds from 14 Investors
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Description:
OpenDNS provides enterprise security to more than 65 million daily users, and 10,000+ paying businesses. It was acquired by Cisco for $635m.
Founders:
Categories:
Enterprise, Internet, Security
Website:
http://www.opendns.com
Social:

Company Details

Update

OpenDNS provides reliable security options and other advanced services for web surfers and network administrators. It is a security company providing Internet security and domain name system services to secure the networks used by people to connect to the Internet worldwide. Today, a growing number of the Fortune 500 rely on OpenDNS to secure their global infrastructure. In total, more than 65 million Internet users connect with confidence each day with OpenDNS. In July, 2015, Cisco completed the $635 million acquisition of OpenDNS.

It offers Umbrella, a cloud-delivered network security solution that delivers automated protection against attacks and web threats on various devices, such as phones, tablets, laptops, and other gaming consoles. OpenDNS has also introduced an open source data visualization engine known as OpenGraphiti that enables security analysts, researchers, and data scientists to pair visualization and big data to create 3D representations of threats.

In October 2009, OpenDNS began offering an Enterprise service, which includes malware protection, delegated administration, and block page bypass, in addition to reliable DNS and Web content filtering.

OpenDNS was founded in 2005 by DNS expert and entrepreneur David Ulevitch. The company was originally backed by CNET founder Halsey Minor and is funded by Sequoia Capital and Greylock Partners. It is headquartered in San Francisco, C.A.

Funding Rounds (5) - $54.04M

Update
DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
May, 2014$35M / Series C13
Feb, 2013$9.26M / Series B1
Sep, 2010$4.5M / Venture2
Jul, 2009$2.78M / Venture2
Nov, 2005$2.5M / Series A1

Acquisitions (1)

Update
DateAcquiredAmount
Mar 12, 2015Unknown

Current Team (4)

Update

Board Members and Advisors (4)

Update

Offices/Locations (1)

Update
  • OpenDNS

    145 Bluxome

    San Francisco, CA 94107

    USA

Past Team (18)

Update

Awards (1)

Images (1)

Update

Add Products

Add Sub Organizations

Add Competitors

Add Memberships

Add Customers

Add Partners

Add Videos