10 Virtualization Startups Getting Attention Right Now


5. ParElastic

CEO: Ken Rugg

Founded in 2010 by former employees of database vendors Object Design and Netezza, ParElastic uses virtualization to multiply the capacity of standard relational database servers such as MySQL. The Waltham, Mass.-based vendor's Database Virtualization Engine is currently in beta.

ParElastic has raised $2.5 million in venture capital to date from General Catalyst Partners, LaunchCapital, Point Judith Capital and CommonAngels.