Total Equity Funding
$22M in 4 Rounds from 9 Investors
Most Recent Funding
$12.5M Series D on August 11, 2015
Jersey City, New Jersey
Cenx provides carrier Ethernet interconnect solutions for service and cloud exchange providers.
Internet, Web Hosting, Big Data

Company Details


CENX, provides interconnect services for the new generation of Ethernet-based backhaul networks. Awarded by multiple leading publications for its innovation, CENX's Ethernet Backhaul Management Service aggregates and translates different Ethernet backhaul services from multiple access providers to all cell sites in a given market. CENX provides a normalized Carrier Ethernet handoff to a given wireless provider enabling ubiquitous 4G-LTE Ethernet backhaul coverage to all cell sites in that market. CENX manages the entire circuit life cycle, yielding better quality of service, reduced CapEx and a level of monitoring of Ethernet Backhaul service traffic that has not been feasible previously. CENX's investors include its management and a number of leading firms, including DCM (whose co-founder, Dixon Doll, is the Chairman of the CENX Board of Directors), Highland Capital Partners and Mesirow Financial. Through its work in the MEF (Metro Ethernet Forum) and in the industry, the CENX management team has played a critical role in the definition of standards and the development of the Carrier Ethernet market over the past ten years.

Funding Rounds (4) - $22M

DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Aug, 2015$12.5M / Series D5
Feb, 2015undisclosed amount / Venture6
Sep, 2012undisclosed amount / Venture3
Jun, 2012$9.5M / Venture3

Current Team (3)

  • Co-Founder and Executive Vice-Chariman
  • Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of External Affairs and General Counsel
  • President & CEO

Board Members and Advisors (1)


Offices/Locations (1)

  • Office

    Exchange Place

    Plaza 5, 29th Floor

    Jersey City, New Jersey 07311

    United States

Images (1)


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