Wireless network manufacturer Xirrus Inc. on Tuesday announced $18.4 million in venture capital funding.

The eight year old Thousand Oaks is known for building wireless Internet equipment that allows central management for wi-fi systems. Academic institutions and office buildings often use the company’s services when replacing large wired networks.

Xirrus has now raised almost $80 million. The latest funding round was internal, and according to public filings, representatives from U.S. Venture Partners, August Capital, InterWest Partners and broadband firm Calix have seats on the board.

For reprint and licensing requests for this article, CLICK HERE.