Clustrix Raises $16.5 Million In Series C Funding

Clustrix is a NewSQL database company that has raised $16.5 million in a Series C round of funding.  The company has raised a total of $46.5 million in funding thus far.  This round of funding was provided by existing investors Sequoia Capital, U.S. Venture Partners, and ATA Ventures.

Clustrix plans on using the funding to build out the distribution on public and private cloud environments.  The company plans on setting up production environment distribution for developers.  Clustrix put version 5.0 of their proprietary database software on Amazon Web Services.  Version 5.0 is already available on Rackspace, Equinix, GoGrid, and BlueBoxGroup.

“The combination of big data and cloud computing has broken the legacy database, creating an industry transition to new scale-out database platforms.” stated Clustrix CEO Robin Purohit. “The Clustrix scale-out SQL database is battle-tested in mission-critical customer applications all over the world, providing unprecedented levels of performance, scalability, and real-time analytics. In our next phase of growth, we are making it easy for developers to build their next great application on our platform.”

Clustrix has over 30 customers worldwide including AOL, MakeMyTrip, MedExpert, AdScience, and Rakuten.  These companies use Clustrix to scale-out their SQL databases.  Clustrix’s nodes are in production in web-scale applications around the globe, hitting over one trillion transactions per month.

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