Sandvine is a networking equipment company allows service providers to apply application-aware policies to ensure subscriber satisfaction, identify and manage applications on a per-subscriber basis and protect the network against worm, DoS and spam Trojan traffic.

Sandvine creates broadband networks to assist businesses with intelligence web traffic optimization. The company is focused on protecting and improving the quality of experience on the Internet.

Sandvine is based in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. The company was founded by Brad Siim, Dave Caputo, Don Bowman, Marc Morin & Tom Donnelly in 2001.


Sandvine went public on Nov 3, 2006 and has raised a total amount of $63M as of Jul 5, 2017 when they raised their last Post IPO Equity funding.


Sandvine was acquired by Francisco Partners on Jul 17, 2017 for a staggering amount of $452.75M.



  • Year founded: 2001
  • Funding Info: $63M in 4 funding rounds(Last funding type:Post-IPO Equity)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 501-1,000
  • Business Valuation: Acquired for $452.75M in July 17, 2017
  • City/Town: Waterloo
  • State: Ontario
  • Country: Canada
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