Iron.io, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of cloud infrastructure services, raised an $8m in Series A funding.
The round was led by Baseline Ventures with participation from existing investors Bain Capital Ventures, Divergent Ventures, Ignition Partners and Cloud Capital Partners.
The company, which had previously raised $5.5m in seed funding, intends to use the funds to hire people in engineering, sales, marketing and customer support.
Led by Chad Arimura, CEO, Iron.io provides a platform featuring messaging queuing, task processing, and job scheduling solutions used for event processing, transaction processing, mobile and IoT compute, microservices, and other asynchronous computing patterns within modern cloud applications.
Its workloads operate in public and private clouds, on-premises, or hybrid environments.
Current customers include HotelTonight, Turner Broadcasting System, Bleacher Report and Twitter’s Periscope.