Another Win for Cloud Computing-Cloudian Raises $24M

Cloudian, a provider of hybrid cloud storage solutions, has closed a $24 million financing round, which will enable the company to expand its global sales and marketing reach, and develop its solutions for dealing with rapid growth of unstructured data. The new financing round included new investments from Innovation Network Corporation of [...]


PernixData rakes in $35M to help companies virtualize their storage

PernixData, a startup that aims to boost the performance of server-side storage, took in $35 million, bringing the company’s total funding to $62 million. With the cash, the company plans on bulking up its sales, marketing and engineering staff, said PernixData’s vice president of marketing Jeff Aaron. What PernixData says differentiates it [...]


Avere Raises $20 Million in Series-D Round Led by Western Digital

Avere Systems, Inc. has raised an additional $20 million in venture financing, bringing the total amount invested in the company to $72 million. The Series-D funding round was led by Western Digital Capital, the investment arm of Western Digital Corp., with participation from previous investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Menlo Ventures, Norwest Venture [...]


MapR Closes $110 Million Financing Led by Google Capital

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the distribution for Apache Hadoop, has completed a $110 million financing. Google Capital led the $80 million equity financing. Also participating was Qualcomm Incorporated, through its venture investment group, Qualcomm Ventures, and existing investors including Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, NEA and Redpoint Ventures. In addition to [...]


CloudPhysics Got $15 Million in Funding

CloudPhysics, Inc., providi,g predictive analytics for virtual datacenter management, has secured $15 million in a series C round of funding, led by venture capital firm Jafco Ventures with participation from the company's existing investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Mayfield Fund. CloudPhysics, who has raised $27.5 million to date, will use [...]


Zerto Raises $26 Million in Series D

New investor Harmony Partners led the financing, with participation by all current investors: Battery Ventures, Greylock IL, RTP Ventures and U.S. Venture Partners. The round brings total financing to more than $60 million and provides a war chest to allow Zerto to expand its footprint, maintain long-term independence and focus major R&D [...]


Nimboxx Raised $12 Million in Series A

NIMBOXX, Inc. unveiled its 'atomic unit' of the software-defined data center, an all-in-one solution that puts a hyper-scale computing model within reach for organizations of all sizes. The company also announced it has raised $12 million in Series A funding from SMC Holdings, a Hong Kong-based institutional investor with a track record [...]


Mesosphere Closes $10.5M Series A Funding Led by Andreessen Horowitz to Commercialize Google-Like Datacenter Scale With the Power of Mesos

Mesosphere, a new startup founded by engineers from Twitter and Airbnb, today announced it has closed $10.5 million in series A funding led by Andreessen Horowitz, with additional investors Data Collective and Fuel Capital. The company's mission is to accelerate adoption of Apache Mesos by providing new enterprise products and commercial support [...]


Secure Cloud Provider FireHost Got $25 Million in Series E

FireHost, Inc., a secure cloud company, announced a $25 million Series E funding round led by its, $2 million in 2010 longtime investment partner, The Stephens Group, LLC. The latest round fuels FireHost's global growth as the leading secure cloud provider, helping customers with compliance and security needs - from healthcare to [...]


Maxta With $25 Million in Series B, Total at $35 Million

Maxta,Inc., developer of the VM-centric storage platform MxSP that turns standard servers into a converged compute and storage solution for virtualized environments, announced that it has closed a $25 million Series B funding round led by new investors Tenaya Capital and Intel Capital. Existing investor Andreessen Horowitz also participated in this round. [...]

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