AnsibleWorks, Inc., a Montecito, CA-based provider of Ansible, an Open Source IT automation solution, completed a $6m Series A funding.
The round was led by Menlo Ventures.
The company intends to use the funds to accelerate product development, sales, and other key initiatives.
With over 300,000 users to date, Ansible has many users among the Fortune 500 in markets such as Financial Services, Telecommunications, Healthcare, and Media and an Open Source community of close to 400 unique code contributors.
Co-founded a few months ago by Saïd Ziouani, CEO, and Michael DeHaan, CTO, who started Ansible 18 months ago, AnsibleWorks provides an Enterprise-ready orchestration platform for IT organizations around an Open Source platform. It recently announced its first commercial enterprise product, AWX, which adds advanced features to the automation solution, including RoleBased Access Control, centralized logging, a finegrained REST API, and a modern team-oriented web interface.
AWX is for IT operations teams and for those with applications seeking to embed a highly capable orchestration engine.