BrightLink Networks said Tuesday that it raised a $35.8 million fourth round of funding, led by ePlanet, an affiliate of venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Other investors included Draper Fisher Jurvetson, The Goldman Sachs Group, Menlo Ventures, Mitsui, The Sprout Group and Vision Capital. Sunnyvale, Calif.-based BrightLink has raised more than $113 million. The company builds optical switches that can handle up to 2.5 terabytes of capacity on a network. The switches also monitor the network for such events as a fiber channel that fails and then can reroute a customer's data.
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