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Headquarters: Westborough, Mass.

CEO: Doron Kempel
New Funding: $58 million
Round: C
Backers: Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) Growth, DFJ Growth, Meritech Capital Partners, Swisscom Ventures, Accel, Charles River Ventures

With its virtualized infrastructure and global data architecture, SimpliVity's flagship product OmniCube is making big strides in the marketplace. The vendor said it has seen broad adoption over the past year for OmniCube, which uses "Lego-like" building blocks to make for easier adoption and scalability.

"SimpliVity is one of the biggest innovations in enterprise computing since VMware," said John Doerr, General Partner of Kleiner Perkins, and early backer of Sun Microsystems, Netscape, Google, and Amazon, in a press release. "Its OmniCube is radically simplifying IT infrastructure with systems that are better, faster, smaller and less expensive than competitive offerings. SimpliVity is well positioned to transform IT."

The company said it will use the funding to support further growth and expand its engineering team.



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