Anturis snags $2 mln in Series A funds

Anturis said Monday that it has raised $2 million in Series A funding. Runa Capital and VEB Innovations led the round. Anturis is a provider of IT infrastructure monitoring and troubleshooting solutions for small to medium sized businesses.

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Dec 9, 2013) – Anturis Inc., a vanguard IT solutions company, today announced that it has closed its $2 million Series A round of funding, led by Runa Capital and VEB Innovations (Vnesheconombank group). The company will use the funds for the international expansion of its popular IT monitoring and troubleshooting solution designed for SMBs (small to medium size businesses) and ISP companies, as well as for further research and development and new marketing and sales initiatives.
Previous investment helped to double the size of Anturis’ workforce, finalize and successfully launch the commercial version of its monitoring service and close deals with several business partners and customers worldwide.
Already a two billion dollar industry, 24×7 IT infrastructure monitoring is a must-have for every organization doing business or representing their brand online. Anturis has bridged the expectation gap between enterprise grade, prohibitively expensive solutions, and open source or DIY choices. Anturis simply offers the IT infrastructure monitoring and troubleshooting service that includes the features any SMB company needs. It’s also simple to set up and use through Anturis’ elegant cloud based interface.
“Today, website and network uptime is critical for most businesses,” said Dmitry Chikhachev, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Runa Capital. “Anturis brings a solution that is comprehensive but simple to use and does not require a big IT department. We see large potential in Anturis and have a long-term goal to make it the number one monitoring service for the soon to be $1 trillion SMB software market.”
“Our mission is to keep the IT infrastructure of millions of businesses around the world up and running every minute of the day,” said Sergey Nevstruev, Anturis CEO. “To accomplish this we have painstakingly developed the ideal solution, both comprehensive but simple to administer. With this round of funding, we will expand our worldwide reach and help eliminate ‘downtime’ from the business vocabulary.”
Anturis is specifically tailored to meet the needs of SMBs that do not have advanced IT departments or a large IT budget. Anturis delivers enterprise-grade IT infrastructure monitoring and troubleshooting in a simple, affordable and easy-to-setup and use solution.
The Anturis IT monitoring solution provides the ability for:
External monitoring and troubleshooting of Web services
Internal monitoring of servers and applications
Instant, reliable and actionable alerts
Reports, graphs and intuitive infrastructure dashboard
Drill down tools enable to find the root of problem for faster troubleshooting
cPanel & WHM integration plugin
Anturis does not require extra hardware resources. There is no complex software to install and maintain, and users do not need to go through tedious configuration to get up and running with the solution.
About Anturis Inc.
A vanguard IT solutions company, Anturis Inc. is the developer of IT infrastructure monitoring and troubleshooting solutions for small to medium sized businesses. Launched in early 2013, Anturis is already used and trusted by customers around the world. Anturis delivers organizations of all kinds a 24×7 comprehensive monitoring and troubleshooting service that is feature rich, affordable and easy to set up and use. Anturis Inc. was founded by successful IT entrepreneurs Serguei Beloussov, Max Tsypliaev and Ilya Zubarev. For more information, or to start using Anturis now, visit www.anturis.com
About Runa Capital
Runa Capital is a $135M venture capital firm established to seek growth opportunities in the rapidly growing areas of the tech sector, with specific focus on cloud computing and other hosted services, virtualization and mobile applications. Partners and fund investors have experience in creating or developing companies with assets worth more than $10 billion. The key execution point is to select promising teams and drive and support them in the global marketplace, turning them into international champions. Runa Capital is run by a team of successful entrepreneurs, most of whom have worked together for over 15 years. Runa Capital’s investments announced to date include: Anturis, Nginx, Jelastic, Ecwid, Zopa, LinguaLeo, BigTime® Software, Capptain, Mambu, Rocketbank, Infratel, Dnevnik.ru, Wallarm, Acumatica and others. www.runacap.com

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