The 10 Coolest Startups Of 2012


7. SimpliVity

CEO: Doron Kempel

SimpliVity came out of stealth mode in August and released OmniCube, an appliance that integrates virtualization, networking, server and storage management.

The OmniCube platform simplifies deployment and management of virtual infrastructure to allow IT administrators to manage virtual machines.

One month later, Westborough, Mass.-based SimpliVity announced $25 million in funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, with existing investors Accel Partners and Charles River Ventures also participating in the funding round, bringing total funding to $43 million.