Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Oracle to Acquire Nimbula for IaaS Software

Oracle agreed to acquire Nimbula, a provider of private cloud infrastructure management software. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Nimbula, which is based in Redwood City, California, was founded by the team that developed the Amazon EC2 public cloud service, including Chris Pinkham and Willem van Biljon. The company is focused on blending EC2-like scale, agility and efficiency with private infrastructure customization and control Nimbula Director, Nimbula’s flagship product, combines the public cloud with the control, security and trust of advanced data centers. It is positioned as infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) software for building self-service public, private, and hybrid clouds.

Oracle said Nimbula's product is complementary to its own cloud solutions.  The deal is expected to close in the first half of 2013.

  • Investors in Nimbula have included Accel Partners and Sequoia Capital.