Gluster, a Milpitas, Californi-based provider of open source scale-out storage solutions, has closed an $8.5m Series B funding round.
The investment was led by Index Ventures, with participation from esisting backer Nexus Venture Partners.
The company intends to use the proceeds from the financing to expand its sales, marketing and support teams and allocate additional resources to partner development.
Gluster’s open storage software platform is designed to simplify the task of storing and managing the explosive growth of unstructured data. It is used by enterprises in a wide range of industries, including digital media delivery, healthcare, internet, energy, and biotech.