Energy efficient data center provider Verne Global secured $98 million in Series D funding this week. The funding round was led by Stefnir, along with participation from existing investors including General Catalyst, Wellcome Trust, and Novator Partners.
Verne Global indicated that the new funding will go toward meeting growing customer demands and growing its flexible resiliency data center space.
5 Verne Global Competitors Developing Efficient and Secure Data Center Solutions
At DataFox, we compile and curate watchlists across sectors, regions, and popular lists of top companies (e.g., Data Center Solutions). We feature Verne Global and 5 other private company competitors offering secure and efficient data center solutions:
Verne Global originally set out to tackle the data center industry’s fastest growing problem – the rising and unpredictable cost of power, as well as the availability of power sources. These factors, coupled with concerns over data center carbon emissions, led Verne Global to build an environmentally-friendly, competitively priced, data center campus, harnessing only renewable energy sources. Operational since 2012, the 45 acre campus is located on a former NATO Command Center in Keflavik, Iceland and chosen for its low risk of natural disaster.
- DataFox Score: 854
- Location: Reykjanesbaer ISL
- Total Funding: $98+ million
- Recent Funding: $98 million in January 2015
IO provides next-generation modular data center technology and services designs, engineers and delivers data center infrastructure for the world's largest enterprises, governments and service providers. IO gives businesses and governments the flexibility to deploy legacy and cloud applications in a secure and efficient environment.
- DataFox Score: 1061
- Location: Edison, NJ
- Total Funding: $361 million
- Recent Funding: $105 million in April 2011
- Investors: Sterling Partners
RagingWire designs, builds, and operates mission-critical, high-availability data centers. With over 650,000 square feet of critical data center infrastructure at its campuses in Northern California and Ashburn, Virginia, the company is recognized as an industry leader and innovator. Their patented power management systems and fault tolerant cooling plant lead the data center market in reliability.
- DataFox Score: 1050
- Location: Sacramento, CA
- Total Funding: $230 million
- Recent Funding: $230 million in September 2013
- Notable: RagingWire Began Construction of New Data Center in October 2014
Kaseya provides IT automation software for IT service providers and public and private sector IT organizations. Kaseya's IT automation platform allows IT professionals to proactively monitor, manage and maintain distributed IT infrastructures remotely, easily and efficiently with one integrated Web based platform. Kaseya's integrated web based platform is complete, powerful, secure and easy to deploy and administer. The Kaseya managed service platform is designed for IT administrators who need to reduce complexity and increase productivity.
- DataFox Score: 1033
- Location: San Jose, CA
- Total Funding: Not Disclosed (Private Equity)
- Notable: Data-Tech Chooses Kaseya Over LabTech for Data Center Monitoring
CALIENT Technologies is provides Adaptive Photonic Switching solutions with systems that build high performance all-optical networks for service provider, data center, cloud computing, and government applications to meet today's content explosion.
- DataFox Score: 1009
- Location: Goleta, CA
- Total Funding: $58.1 million
- Recent Funding: $6.7 million in April 2014
ConteXtream is a privately held software company delivering a cloud-based network virtualization framework that enables network operators to leverage the power of proven virtualization and grid technologies to extract more value and profitability from their broadband networks. The ConteXtream Service Delivery Grid delivers higher network performance at a lower cost per subscriber while enabling operators to customize applications on a per-session, per- subscriber basis for a highly personalized subscriber experience.
- DataFox Score: 1001
- Location: Santa Clara, CA
- Total Funding: $23.8 million
- Recent Funding: $217 thousand in March 2013
- Investors: Comcast Interactive Capital; Benhamou Global Ventures; Sofinnova Ventures; Gemini Israel Funds; Norwest Venture Partners
MarkLogic deploys its Enterprise NoSQL Database, a new generation database technology capable of handling any data, at any volume, in any structure. MarkLogic is designed for today’s data, helping companies find answers in documents, relationships, and metadata by storing and managing XML, JSON, RDF, Geospatial data, and more. MarkLogic serves as an intelligent data layer, giving companies the freedom to do more.