Acquired by on May 18, 2006
Total Equity Funding
$29.5M in 2 Rounds from 5 Investors
Fort Lee, New Jersey
Whale Communications (acquired by Microsoft) is a provider of secure access products, such as SSL, VPN, and Web application firewalls.
Internet, Security, Web Apps, Software

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As of July 26, 2006, Whale Communications Ltd. was acquired by Microsoft Corporation. Whale Communications Ltd. provides business-driven secure access products. It provides secure access products, including secure sockets layer virtual private networks, and Web application firewalls, as well as application security, and endpoint security offerings. Whale's solutions provide remote access, content inspection, and granular access control. It enables businesses to protect corporate applications and data when accessed remotely by mobile workers, partners, and customers. Whale's Intelligent Application Gateway products enable various employees, business partners, and customer users to securely and easily access their critical business applications and resources. The Intelligent Application Gateway Express Edition provides secure remote access through the browser to widely used enterprise applications for a small number of users. It offers organizations out-of-the-box functionality and straightforward integration with existing enterprise directories, authentication schema, and Web Single Sign On. Whale's flagship Intelligent Application Gateway Enterprise Edition, is an application access and security appliance, designed to support an unlimited number of users in various configurations with independent policy sets. It offers professional services and training. The company serves Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, as well as government and public sector organizations. Whale Communications Ltd. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Fort Lee, New Jersey, with additional offices in Germany, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Israel, and representation in France.

Funding Rounds (4) - $38M

DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Jan, 2006$3.5M / Debt Financing1
Jun, 2005$6.5M / Series C3
Jan, 2004$5M / Debt Financing1
Mar, 2000$23M / Venture4

Board Members and Advisors (2)


Offices/Locations (1)

  • Headquarters

    400 Kelby Street

    One Parker Plaza, 15th Floor

    Fort Lee, New Jersey 07024

    United States

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