Headquarters: Greenville, S.C.
CEO: Shaler P. Houser
New Funding: $5.6 Million
Backers: Millry Corp., an undisclosed new strategic investor and existing shareholders
Green Cloud Technologies is an Infrastructure-as-a-Service startup serving small and midsize businesses through an indirect sales strategy. Founded by a former Synnex executive, the company's partner base includes managed service providers, telecom distributors, integrators and consultants. The company plans to use the additional capital for data center enhancements and to escalate its sales and marketing efforts, and also to upgrade its data center. In addition, the startup is planning to expand into several new regions.