Alkira
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Alkira

Developer of a network cloud that allows businesses to build and position multi-cloud network-as-a-service in minutes.

About

Founded

2018

Headquarters

San Jose, California

Industry

Cloud

Company Description

Storage and compute had evolved to be cloud-friendly and cloud-like, but the network had not, and so the idea of Cloud Area Networking was born. Alkira has reinvented networking for the cloud era by delivering Cloud Area Networking, the first global unified network infrastructure with on-demand hybrid and multi-cloud connectivity, integrated network and security services, end-to-end visibility, controls and governance, all delivered as-a-service.

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Funding

Total Raised

$76 million

Valuation

Undisclosed

Significant Investors

Sequoia Capital, Kleiner Perkins, GV

Company Traction

  • Alkira customers include Warner Music Group, Tekion, Koch Industries, and Chart Industries.
  • Alkira was named a finalist for the 2022-2023 “Cloud Innovator of the Year” by Cloud Awards.

Leadership Team

  • Amir Khan: Co-Founder & CEO of Alkira. Former Co-Founder & President of Viptela.
  • Atif Khan: Co-Founder & CTO of Alkira. Former Senior Director of Enterprise Networking Business at Cisco. 
  • Ramakanth Gunuganti: Chief Software Architect at Alkira. Former Principal Engineer at Microsoft.
  • Manan Shah: VP of Product Management at Alkira. Former Director of Product Management at Cisco.
  • Himanshu Shah: VP of Engineering at Alkira. Former Engineer at Viptela.

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