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Startup also rolls out One Hybrid Cloud which promises to put legacy Windows and Linux on-prem apps into Amazon Web Services with minimal wear and tear.
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Mayfield Fund is backing CloudVelocity’s hybrid cloud automation vision to the tune of $5 million in Series A funding. CloudVelocity’s very bold promise is that it will move your existing enterprise apps to a public cloud and run them there securely.
Mayfield Fund named Sandeep Johri as its new executive in residence. He willl use his experience in enterprise software to drive the VC’s enterprise strategy. Johri helped drive HP’s cloud and enterprise strategy and also held management posts at Silicon Graphics and Gemini Consulting.
Ride sharing startup Zimride has raised its first substantial round of funding. On Wednesday the company, which allows people to arrange shared car rides together via the web and mobile apps, said it has raised $6 million in a Series A round led by Mayfield Fund.
SolarCity, which has lined up investors such as Google to finance solar panel installations, is looking for money to run its business operations. The installer is seeking a $42 million round and has bagged about $14.8 million, according to its government filing Friday.
Casual gaming firm PlayFirst has raised $9.2 million in its latest round of funding, which it will use to fund an expansion into mobile and…
BlackArrow, which sells ad systems designed to reach what the company calls users of “new-TV” (DVR customers, mobile TV etc.) has raised $20…
AudienceScience, the behavioral targeting firm formerly known as Revenue Science, has raised $20 million in funding from previous backers Mo…