6. Ravello Systems
CEO: Rami Tamir
Ravello Systems was founded in 2010 by Rami Tamir and Benny Schnaider, creators of the KVM hypervisor used by Red Hat and others. Its primary product, which it calls a Cloud Application Hypervisor, bundles virtual machines together with their associated networking and storage resources so they can run on any cloud without any code changes.
Palo Alto, Calif.-based Ravello Systems has raised $26 million in VC funding to date from Sequoia Capital, Norwest Venture Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners.