Vernier Networks raised an $8.5 million second round of funding led by Foundation Capital. Other investors included Doll Capital Management, Masthead Venture Partners and Weber Capital Management. Mountain View, Calif.-based Vernier develops software that helps network managers protect wireless LANs (local area networks) from unauthorized people tapping into the network, providing the same level of manageability as wired networks. The company has raised a total of $9.5 million with this latest round.
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