Clustrix Raises $16.5M

Clustrix, a San Francisco, CA-based developer of clustered databases engineered for the cloud, raised $16.5m in Series C funding.

Backers included existing investors Sequoia Capital, U.S. Venture Partners, ATA Ventures and individual investor Don Listwin.

The company, which has raised $46.5m to date, intends to use the funds to expand distribution of its software.

Founded in 2005 and and led by CEO Robin Purohit, Clustrix provides an SQL database that enables applications to scale to unlimited users, transactions and data, which is engineered for public and private cloud platforms. Last month, the company released Clustrix 5.0 on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The AWS offering follows database-as-a-service announcements with Rackspace, GoGrid, Equinix, and BlueBoxGroup.
Customers include Rakuten, CSC, Symantec, AOL, MakeMyTrip, Photobox, MedExpert, engage:BDR, AdScience, and Massive Media.

The company also has offices in Seattle and London.



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