SOURCE: Bivio Networks

December 06, 2007 14:54 ET

Bivio Networks Named a Red Herring Global 100 Winner

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - December 6, 2007) - Bivio Networks, the leader in high-performance network appliance platforms enabling the deployment of wire-speed, deep packet inspection and processing applications, today announced that it has been selected as a winner of the first annual "Red Herring Global 100" award by Red Herring magazine. This list of 100 privately held companies in the world recognizes those that play a leading role in technology innovation around the globe.

"Bivio Networks is honored to be recognized as one of the leading private technology ventures in the world," said Elan Amir, CEO of Bivio Networks. "With the rapid and global adoption of deep packet inspection and processing technology, the hallmark of Bivio Networks, we intend to continue expanding on our leadership position and executing on our aggressive business model."

Red Herring's lists of top private companies are an important part of the renowned magazine's tradition of identifying new and innovative technology firms and entrepreneurs. Companies like Google and eBay were spotted in their early days by Red Herring editors as companies that would change the way we live and work.

After receiving more than 1,800 submissions and nominations, Red Herring's editorial staff rigorously evaluated Bivio Networks and the other contenders through a careful analysis of multiple criteria, including each company's technical innovation and product solutions, quality of management, execution of strategy, and dedication to research and development. The Red Herring Global 100 companies are at the forefront of the technologies that are changing our lives in profound ways.

About Bivio Networks

Bivio Networks has developed a family of industry leading, deep packet inspection and processing platforms that combine unparalleled scaling of network performance, processing power, and application agility. Bivio's network appliance platforms feature a groundbreaking architecture specifically optimized for wire-speed execution of emerging network services that increasingly demand deep packet processing combined with high network throughput. Based on open industry standards, Bivio Networks fuses unmatched flexibility with uncompromising performance to enable its customers to overcome existing bottlenecks and deliver the foundation of the next-generation network infrastructure. Headquartered in Pleasanton, California, Bivio Networks is backed by Goldman Sachs, InterWest Partners, Storm Ventures, Venrock Associates, and Silver Creek Ventures. More information is available at

About Red Herring Magazine

Red Herring magazine is a sophisticated insider's guide to the business of technology, featuring unparalleled insights on the emerging technologies driving the economy, from the Internet to wireless communications and digital entertainment. Red Herring's journalists report on how innovation and entrepreneurship are transforming business and how the business of technology is transforming the world, providing readers with a deep understanding of venture capital and capital markets. Recognized as an essential resource in today's fast-changing business world, Red Herring gets the right answers before anyone else even thinks to ask the questions. More information on Red Herring is available on the Internet at