Superconverged Pioneer Cloudistics Raises $15 Million from Bain Capital Ventures

Cloudistics, a ‘superconverged’ enterprise cloud platform, has closed $15 million in Series A funding led by Bain Capital Ventures. The new funding will be used to invest in sales, customer support, marketing, and R&D. It would enable Cloudistics to accelerate its vision of making superconverged infrastructures ubiquitous in enterprise data centers.

Cloudistics delivers ‘superconverged’ cloud infrastructure to medium and large enterprises with its software-defined application cloud platform. The platform natively converges network, storage, compute, virtualization, and management into a single solution to drive simplicity in the datacenter.

“Cloudistics superconverges all resources on which applications depend including network, storage, compute and virtualization into a unified appliance that is managed from the cloud,” said Ben Nye, managing director at Bain Capital Ventures, who will join Cloudistics Board of Directors. “As customers look to revamp their data center infrastructures, Cloudistics offers the simplest, most secure and lowest cost private cloud infrastructure on the market.”

cloudistics hyperconverged infrastructureTo meet accelerating market demand, Cloudistics is building a broad distribution channel and established promising go-to-market partnerships to raise awareness and increase accessibility of the technology.

“The superconvergence of network, storage, compute, virtualization, and management in the enterprise data center is a $100 billion business opportunity in infrastructure technology today with Cloudistics squarely in the epicenter of this third wave of datacenter innovation,” said Najaf Husain, co-founder and CEO of Cloudistics. “Our platform is completely self-contained and businesses can deploy applications and native containers within minutes. Bain Capital Ventures has a very successful track record in the infrastructure software space and we are honored to welcome them as our partner to drive the long-term success of our company.”

Hybrid Cloud

Customers can start with a base infrastructure and scale to multi-site and multi-geo infrastructures with predictable economics and performance. With proprietary secured virtual networking, elastic storage, and SaaS management, Cloudistics is the blueprint for application-optimized hybrid cloud infrastructures.

“Cloudistics has integrated some of the best of what Dell has to offer, including our FX converged platform systems and networking switches, and developed an innovative solution that meets the rapidly changing needs of customers in the superconverged market,” said Joyce Mullen, vice president and general manager, Global OEM Solutions, Dell. “Cloudistics is an example of a forward-thinking company leveraging Dell OEM Solutions to deliver next generation technology for the modern data center.”