Mesosphere, a San Francisco, CA-based creator of a Datacenter Operating System (DCOS), closed $73.5m in Series C funding.
The round was led by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, with participation from previous investors Andreessen Horowitz, Khosla Ventures, and Fuel Capital, as well as new investors Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), A Capital and Triangle Peak Partners.
The company, which has raised nearly $126m in total funding, to accelerate growth of its DCOS.
Led by Florian Leibert, CEO and Co-founder, Mesosphere is building a new datacenter operating system (DCOS) for the enterprise to to build, install, manage and scale state-of-the-art technologies, including Docker, Apache Cassandra, Jenkins, Apache Kafka and Apache Spark. Its DCOS and the open source technologies that comprise it (including Apache Mesos and Marathon) represent the foundations for building microservices-based applications, running big data systems and operating massive production container environments.
In addition to the funding, the company announced the version 1.0 release of Marathon, the container operations system for DCOS, and the new Velocity platform for improving developer agility via continuous integration and continuous deployment with the DCOS.
The company has additional offices in New York and Hamburg, Germany.