|Headquarters||Herzliya, Israel, Cupertino, California;|
|Products||Service discovery solutions|
nLayers is a company specializing in network discovery products; software designed to map the entirety of hosts, services, etc. that run on a given organization's network. Its primary product is "nLayers InSight".
nLayers was founded by Gili Raanan, in 2003 and is headquartered in Cupertino, California with a research and development center in Herzliya, Israel. Initial funding was provided by Venture capital funds Gemini Israel Funds and Walden Israel.
The company was the first to introduce an agent-less technology to discover, understand and map the complex relationships between applications and the underlying technology infrastructure.
Since its acquisition on June 7, 2006, nLayers was a subsidiary of EMC and was later merged into Vmware. In June 2013 Vmware announced that end of life date for the original nLayers product will be 03/08/2017.
nLayers' technology expands EMC's Network Resource Management and Storage Resource Management product portfolio, enhancing their ability to conduct automated comprehensive root-cause and impact analysis across all technology domains - including networks, applications and storage.
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