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Introducing the Cisco Investments Sweet 16 | Cisco Investments

Introducing the Cisco Investments Sweet 16

Cisco Investments Team

The NCAA Basketball Tournament showcases some of the best young athletes in the world. Part of the thrill is having a glimpse into the future. Who will be the next Michael Jordan? The next Stephen Curry? Cisco Investments is on a similar mission - by investing in game-changing startups that are shaping the future of technology.

In the spirit of March Madness, we’re excited to introduce our very own Sweet 16 at this year’s Cisco Live in San Diego, June 9th - 13th. The Cisco Investments Sweet 16 will showcase our portfolio companies in Security, IoT, Data Center, Collaboration, Data and Analytics, and Infrastructure.

Here are our brackets!




BehavioSec is a behavioral biometrics company providing continuous authentication for end users based on their interactions with web and mobile apps.
Learn more about why we’re excited about BehavioSec


Exabeam provides security intelligence and management solutions to help organizations of any size protect their most valuable information.


The Panaseer Platform empowers CISOs with the insight needed to continuously monitor security controls and reduce cyber security risk.
Read Panaseer’s take on 2019 Cisco Live Barcelona  


ThreatQuotient™ delivers an open and extensible threat intelligence platform (TIP) to provide defenders the context, customization and collaboration needed for increased security effectiveness and efficient threat operations and management.

Data Center


Cohesity delivers web-scale simplicity and eliminates mass data fragmentation by consolidating secondary workloads and silos onto a single platform. All Secondary Data and Apps. Simplified.


Trusted by Global 1000 companies, government agencies, and leading service providers, CTERA is the leader in providing secure enterprise file services from Edge to Cloud.
See how Ctera is powering next-gen networks


Stratoscale delivers modernized private cloud with IaaS, PaaS and CaaS and a suite of open-source platforms for developers to accelerate application delivery.
How Big Data Translates to Measurable Business Value for Retailers  



Actility provides LoRaWAN IoT connectivity platforms for the Industrial Internet of things.


Dynamic Signal

Dynamic Signal offers a mobile-first company communications platform that provides companies with a way to keep their employees more informed.
Read how Dynamic Signal is changing employee communication


Whatfix is a leading digital adoption platform that helps companies deliver modern and easy onboarding, effective training and self-service support to users through contextual content displayed at the time of need.
Why we invested in Whatfix


Involvio empowers Higher-Ed to drive student engagement from orientation to graduation, resulting in higher retention rates.

Data and Analytics


DataRobot offers an automated machine learning platform that empowers users of all skill levels to develop and deploy machine learning and AI faster.
Why we invested in DataRobot


Dremio delivers a Data-as-a-Service Platform - providing a quantum leap in performance, based on four areas of innovation: Apache Arrow Execution, Data Reflections, Native Push-Downs, and Vertically Integrated Query Engine. 



Moogsoft AIOps is the pioneering AI platform for IT operations. Reduce the noise, detect incidents earlier and fix problems faster with Moogsoft AIOps.
Read What Network Ops Can Learn From IT Ops

See you in San Diego at Cisco Live

Like March Madness, without the win-or-go-home stakes, the Cisco Investments Sweet 16 offer our customers and partners the world’s most promising solutions for today’s biggest challenges in Security, IoT, Data Center, and Collaboration. We invite you to meet the Sweet 16 by visiting us at the Cisco Investments Village during Cisco Live in San Diego or by setting up a one-on-one meeting.