The 10 Coolest Startups of 2014 (So Far)


CEO: Rocky Bullock

Hyper-converged infrastructure developer Nimboxx released its first appliance combining storage, server, networking and virtualization technology. After exiting stealth mode in June with the announcement of $12 million in new funding, the Austin, Texas-based startup is targeting mid-market MSPs for its 1U appliance with both flash and disk storage that allows customers to deploy a single unit or scale out capacity and performance on multiple nodes. Based on its own Nimboxx Mesh Operating System, the stack includes server, storage, networking, security and virtualization hypervisor technology.