The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
The company intends to use the funds to expand its sales and support capabilities as well as accelerate its growth in enterprise storage.
Led by Michael Tso, co-founder and CEO, Cloudian is an S3-compatible cloud object storage platform that enables service providers and enterprises to build scalable cloud storage solutions. It allows Enterprise IT and Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) to deploy multi-tenant private and public object storage systems on commodity IA servers, scaling from two servers to exabytes across multiple datacenters.
Cloudian, which is in commercial production at major cloud service providers and enterprises across the U.S., Japan, Europe, and APAC, partners with cloud computing environments including Citrix Cloud Platform, Apache CloudStack, and OpenStack, cloud on-ramp providers, and tools and applications that is afforded through true S3 compatibility.
Customers include Vodafone, Nextel, NTT, Nifty, and LunaCloud.
The company has additional offices in China and Japan.