Highwinds Grabs $55M

Moresco, Justin
March 2008
Red Herring;3/11/2008, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports that Highwinds Network Group has reached a $55 million round of venture financing led by General Catalyst Partners and Alta Communications. The funding will be used to expand Highwinds' Rolling Thunder network, the company's private network that shuttles web content, file downloads, and streaming media for its customers in North America and Europe. Highwinds Network aims to move forcefully into the growing content delivery services market.


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