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Bromium Raises $26.5 Million, Details Micro Virtualization Approach to Security

Bromium is a startup founded by the team behind the open source Xen hypervisor. For much of the last year, they have said little about the actual technology beyond talking about the promise of delivering systems that are secure and trustworthy by design. Now that the company is emerging from the shadows with piles of investor cash in hand, Bromium is revealing its secret sauce: Applying virtualization inside of a running operating system to hardware virtualize tasks.