Government Innovation Journal

Subscribe to Government Innovation Journal: eMailAlertsEmail Alerts newslettersWeekly Newsletters
Get Government Innovation Journal: homepageHomepage mobileMobile rssRSS facebookFacebook twitterTwitter linkedinLinkedIn

Government Innovation Authors: Bob Gourley, Rick Delgado, Fuat Kircaali, Jeremy Geelan, Dana Gardner

Related Topics: Cloud Computing, Virtualization Magazine, Intel Virtualization Journal, Intel SOA Journal, Twitter on Ulitzer, Enterprise IT: Moving CapEx to OpEx , Startup Journal, Venture Capital, Government News, Government Innovation Journal, Java in the Cloud

News Feed Item

Virtustream Secures an Additional $15M of Series B Venture Capital Funding, Bringing Total Equity Raised to $75M

Virtustream, Inc., a leading enterprise cloud solution provider, today announced it secured an additional $15 million in funding, bringing the total venture capital raised to $75 million. Leading investors Intel Capital, Columbia Capital, Noro-Moseley Partners and TDF all participated in the raise with the addition of a new investor, QuestMark Capital. The additional funding will further accelerate client growth, accelerate development of the xStream cloud solution and expand Virtustream’s geographic coverage to support the rapid growth in the enterprise cloud market.

Part of the proceeds from the raise will be used to further enhance xStream, Virtustream’s secure high-performance cloud platform. The xStream platform was purpose built to address the exacting requirements of enterprise customers as they move their IT and applications to the cloud. xStream is an enterprise-class cloud solution to manage private, virtual private, public and hybrid clouds. xStream is available both "as-a-service" and as a software solution for customers’ clouds. xStream delivers secure enterprise class clouds, with application level SLAs, supporting multiple hypervisors and is the industry's first cloud solution to use "Micro-VM" technology providing efficiency significantly beyond traditional virtualization and enabling a truly consumption based pricing model. The additional solution enhancements planned for xStream will enable cloud federation and cloud exchange capabilities combining private clouds, virtual private clouds and public clouds.

The additional capital will also support company expansion across new geographies and sectors in order to meet rapidly escalating cloud demand, particularly from the enterprise, service provider and government market sectors. Virtustream has offices in New York, Washington, London, and San Francisco and operates four data centers worldwide. Virtustream is expanding geographic reach further with strategic partnerships in China and Southeast Asia, including Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand.

About Virtustream

Virtustream ( is a leading cloud solution provider, specializing in moving complex enterprise IT environments to the cloud. Virtustream provides enterprise, government and service providers with cloud solutions. Virtustream offers xStream, a highly secure, high performance enterprise class cloud solution for private, virtual private, public and hybrid clouds. xStream is available both as management software for existing data centers/clouds and also as a managed service from Virtustream's own cloud. Customers can select their optimal mix of solutions – on-premise, off-premise, or cloud-as-a-service for their evolution to the cloud. xStream provides highly secure, multi-tenant, multi-hypervisor cloud management and managed cloud services – powered by Micro-VM technology – delivering significant efficiency savings beyond traditional virtualized environments, with true consumption based pricing. Virtustream also provides comprehensive professional services to help customers assess, design, migrate, manage and operate clouds. Virtustream offers xStream worldwide, owns its own data centers in the U.S. and U.K., operates an international Cloud Exchange, and has offices in New York, Washington D.C., San Francisco, Atlanta, London and Dublin with partners in Asia and China. Follow us on Twitter:,,

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.