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CNET Sun invests $5 million in Tripwire

Jan 18, 2001, 16:14 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"Sun Microsystems has put in $5 million of a $24 million investment in Tripwire, a further display of the company's support for the open-source software model."

"Tripwire, based in Portland, Ore., makes software that detects when important files have been changed, whether accidentally, deliberately or through the actions of an intruder. The company released its software as open source last year..."

"The new funding round was announced Tuesday. New investors besides Sun were Deutsche Banc Alex Brown, ClearLight Partners and Riverside Management. Earlier investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Advanced Technology Ventures and also contributed to the funding round, Tripwire said."

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