Arkeia (pronounced ar-KEY-yuh) delivered the first commercial network backup solution for the Linux market in 1996. The company launched a range of backup appliances in 2007, followed by the introduction of a backup server as a VMware virtual appliance in 2009, becoming the first backup solution to offer all 3 types of backup server deployment. While Arkeia began as a software company selling direct to end-users, the company adopted a one-tier reseller network beginning in 2008. Over 50,000 organizations, spanning over 100 countries, have adopted Arkeia’s backup solutions. Customers select Arkeia backup because it is fast, easy-to-use, and affordable. Arkeia Software acquired Kadena Systems in 2009 to gain that company's algorithms for next-generation Progressive Deduplication™. By 2012, the Arkeia solutions protected all of the major virtual environments and over 200 physical platforms, delivering secure backups to tape, disk, and cloud targets. WD, a Western Digital® company acquired Arkeia Software in December 2012 for a combination of stock and cash. WD merged Arkeia Software into its Branded Products division and targeted SMB markets with small form factor, WD-designed appliances.
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Irvine, US
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63 (est)+5%
Arkeia Software was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Irvine, US
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Arkeia Software Office Locations

Arkeia Software has an office in Irvine
Irvine, US (HQ)
100 3355 Michelson Dr
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Arkeia Software Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$7 m

Latest funding size

$3 m

Time since last funding

11 years ago


Arkeia Software's latest funding round in May 2007 was reported to be $3 m. In total, Arkeia Software has raised $7 m
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