FireHost Gets $10M

Dallas-based FireHost, a provider of cloud-based secure hosting, said today that it has raised $10M in a Series B funding round. The round was led by The Stephens Group, LLC, and also included the fimr's earlier investors. FireHost said the funding will go towards expansion in the UK, development of its platform, and sales and marketing. The firm's clients include Hewlett Packard, Johns Hopkins University, Farmer's Insurance, Johnson & Johnson, Duke University and Sotheby's. Firehost offers PCI-DSS 2.0 compliant secure hosting, a requirement for processing credit cards. More information »