Barefoot Networks is a computer networking company headquartered in Palo Alto, California. The company designs and produces programmable network switch silicon, systems and software. Barefoot Networks was founded in 2013. The company raised seed funding in 2013. The company is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital. The company’s co-founders are Nick McKeown, Martin Izzard, Pat Bosshart and Dan Lenoski. The company came out of stealth mode on June 14, 2016 The company also announced a third round led by Goldman Sachs and Google Barefoot Tofino
Barefoot TofinoTM is a P4 programmable switch chip that can run up to speeds of 6.5 Tbit/s.