Wednesday, August 22, 2012

CloudPhysics Targets Data Center Analytics

CloudPhysics, a start-up based in San Mateo, California, has raised $2.5 million in Series A funding for its a data center analytics service.

CloudPhysics, which was founded by former VMware executives John Blumenthal and Irfan Ahmad, provides virtualization administrators and architects detailed real-time analytics about their physical infrastructure and specific application workloads.

"Today's datacenters are complex and highly dynamic. They require data-driven decision making to achieve efficiency, availability and flexibility. CloudPhysics uniquely combines big data analytics with deep insight into virtualization and resource management to simplify and automate virtualized
datacenters," said founder John Blumenthal.

CloudPhysics is funded by Mayfield Fund and industry angels including Diane Greene and Mendel Rosenblum, Mark Leslie, Peter Wagner, Carl Waldspurger, and Matt Ocko.