OpenStack cloud provider Blue Box raised $4 million in additional funding this week. Blue Box received $10 million in funding in October 2014 from various investors including Voyager Capital, Founder Collective, and an unnamed investor.
4 Blue Box Competitors Developing Private Cloud Services
At DataFox, we compile and curate watchlists across sectors, regions, and popular lists of top companies (e.g., Inc. 500). We feature 4 companies competing with Blue Box to be the leader in private cloud services:
Blue Box delivers Private Cloud as a Service (PCaaS) to customers worldwide, leveraging decades of operational expertise in cloud and distributed systems to deliver Blue Box Cloud — a managed, hosted private cloud on dedicated hardware, powered by OpenStack and available and scalable on demand. Blue Box Cloud delivers core benefits of both public and private clouds in one offering. Blue Box meets the control, performance, and security needs of customers in a wide range of industries, including healthcare, financial services, digital media, gaming, technology and retail.
- DataFox Score: 1010
- Location: Seattle, WA
- Total Funding: $19.1 million
- Recent Funding: $4 million in January 2015
- Investors: Voyager Capital; Founder Collective
Mirantis delivers the software, services, training and support needed for running OpenStack. Among the top three companies worldwide in contributing open source software to OpenStack, Mirantis has helped build and deploy some of the largest OpenStack clouds at companies such as Cisco, Comcast, DirectTV, Ericsson, Expedia, NASA, NTT Docomo, PayPal, Symantec, Samsung, WebEx and Workday.
- DataFox Score: 1020
- Location: Mountain View, CA
- Total Funding: $120 million
- Recent Funding: $100 million in October 2014
- Investors: Sapphire Ventures; SAP; Ericsson; WestSummit Capital; Intel Capital; August Capital; Insight Venture Partners
Metacloud is a cloud solutions company providing OpenStack-based clouds for the enterprise. Founded in 2010 by senior architects from the world's largest web commerce and technology companies, Metacloud deploys and supports production clouds today for Fortune 500 companies across a diverse range of industries. Metacloud is a corporate sponsor of the OpenStack Foundation, and is active advocate and contributor to the project and its broad community.
- DataFox Score: 1008
- Location: Pasadena, CA
- Total Funding: Acquired by Cisco in October 2014
Datapipe offers a single provider solution for managing and securing mission-critical IT services, including cloud computing, infrastructure as a service, platform as a service, colocation and data centers. Datapipe delivers those services from the world's most influential technical and financial markets including New York metro, Silicon Valley, London, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Datapipe provides services to a range of vertical industries, including financial services, healthcare and pharmaceutical, manufacturing and distribution, state and federal governments, publishing, media and communications, business services, public sector, technology and software.
- DataFox Score: 1055
- Location: Jersey City, NJ
- Total Funding: $487.3 million
- Recent Funding: $236.3 million in May 2013
- Investors: GE Capital; CIT Group; CapitalSource; Caterpillar, Inc; Brown Brothers Harriman; TD Securities
Virtustream provides a secure, highly available, Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) to enterprises and government customers. xStream™, Virtustream's cloud management software for private, public, and hybrid clouds, enables customers to move existing mission-critical and production applications to the cloud. Powered by Virtustream µVM™ technology, xStream™ delivers enterprise-grade security and compliance, performance SLAs, multi-tenant efficiency, and consumption-based charging for both legacy and web-scale applications.