Nutanix, a San Jose, California-based provider of a compute and storage building block for virtualizing datacenters without the need for network storage, raised $25m in Series B funding.
The round was led by Khosla Ventures, with participation from existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners and Blumberg Capital.
In conjunction with the funding, Shirish Sathaye, general partner of Khosla Ventures, and Mark Leslie, former chairman and CEO of Veritas Software and a Nutanix advisor, will join Nutanix’ board of directors.
In August 2011, the company launched its flagship product, Nutanix Complete Cluster, a high-performance hardware and software solution that converges compute and storage into a single, compact building block for scaling out a virtualized datacenter. It is available through certified solution partners
Nutanix was founded in 2009 by CEO Dheeraj Pandey, CTO Mohit Aron and CPO Ajeet Singh
In this video Vinod Khosla speaks about the investment.