BlueData, Inc., a Mountain View, CA-based Big Data Private Cloud startup, raised $15m in Series B funding.
The round was led by Ignition Partners with participation from existing investors Atlantic Bridge Ventures, Intel Capital, Amplify Partners and Data Collective, as well as industry leaders Frank Slootman, CEO of ServiceNow, Eric Wolford, President of Riverbed, and Amarjit Gill, CEO of Maginatics.
In conjunction with the financing, Ignition Partners Managing Partner, Nick Sturiale will join BlueData’s board of directors.
Founded in 2012 by Kumar Sreekanti, previously the Vice President of R&D, Cloud Infrastructure Business Unit, at VMware and Tom Phelan, previously senior architect at VMware, Blue Data is privately testing its first product. No details have been released about it.
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