SENSORY NETWORKS ANNOUNCES US$6M SERIES B FUNDING LED BY JAFCO INVESTMENTS,
DB CAPITAL PARTNERS AND TECHNOLOGY VENTURE PARTNERS
PALO ALTO, May 10, 2004 - Sensory Networks Inc., a leading developer of hardware acceleration
technology for network security applications, today announced that is has successfully closed USD $6M
in Series B funding led by Jafco Investments Asia. Existing investors Technology Venture Partners and
DB Capital Partners Ericsson-Deutsche Technology Fund also participated in the round.
The funds will be used to strengthen Sensory Networks’ commercialization of its research and development,
and accelerate the company’s global sales and marketing program.
Sensory Networks’ hardware acceleration technology enables security appliances, firewalls and multi-
function security gateway devices to cost-effectively screen increasing network traffic against an ever
expanding number of viruses and other malicious attacks. Sensory Networks’ NodalCore™ technology
is deployed in a variety of forms including accelerator cards and embedded motherboards, that appeal
to software vendors, security appliance manufacturers and service providers. The product family includes
the C Series Content Classification Accelerator and I Series Intrusion Detection Accelerator ranges.
Dan Siazon, Vice President and General Manager for Australia Investments at JAFCO Investments (Asia
Pacific) said “We see Sensory Network’s technology as having far-reaching implications across a wide
range of networking and security products”.
“2004 will be an exciting year for Sensory Networks as we successfully conclude a number of pilot
programs and expand into full market deployment.”, says Matt Barrie, CEO of Sensory Networks,
“Sensory Networks is extremely well positioned, as we provide the strategically critical piece that
Network Equipment Manufacturers and Security Application Developers need to produce next generation
About Sensory Networks
Sensory Networks is a leading provider of higher performance, more accurate,