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Data Center Service SimpliVity Raises $58 Million

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SimpliVity is a startup that has a goal of revamping the data center market.  SimpliVity has raised a $58 million round of funding.  This round of funding was co-led by existing investor Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and DFJ Growth.  They were joined by Meritech Capital Partners, Swisscom Ventures, Accel Partners, and Charles River Ventures.

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Enterprise OpenStack Company Piston Cloud Raises $8 Million

OpenStack is an open-source infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud computing project that was released under the Apache License.  OpenStack enterprise company Piston Cloud has raised $8 million in Series B funding.  The Series B investors include new investors Cisco Systems, Data Collective, and Swisscom Ventures.  Existing investors Divergent Ventures, Hummer Winblad, and True Ventures also participated in this round.

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