Data Center Software Company CloudPhysics Raises $2.5 Million

Posted Aug 24, 2012

CloudPhysics is a data center software company that has raised $2.5 million from Mayfield Fund and VMware co-founders Diane Greene and Mendel Rosenblum.  CloudPhysics plans on using the funding to build an analytics platform to monitor the performance in a new class of data center technology.  CloudPhysics’ two co-founders, John Blumenthal and Irfan Ahmad, used to be two major executives at VMware.  Before this company, they were EIRs at Mayfield Fund and were working on building CloudPhysics there.  CloudPhysics will offer enterprise customers a way to determine the performance of new flash storage systems.  The technology will run on VMwave vSphere clusters and data will be sent to CloudPhysics for analytics. [TechCrunch]