Elastra Raises $12 Million

Elastra Corp., a San Francisco-based provider of software that manages application systems in cloud computing environments, has raised $12 million in Series B funding. Bay Partners led the round, and was joined by Amazon.com and return backer Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. 




ELASTRA Corporation, the leading provider of software for configuring, deploying and managing complete application systems in public and private compute clouds, today announced it has closed $12 million in Series B financing. The round was led by Bay Partners, with new participation from Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and continued participation from Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. Neal Dempsey of Bay Partners will be joining ELASTRA's board. ELASTRA will use the funds to accelerate customer growth and further develop its software for public and private cloud computing.


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