In light of the recent Equifax breach, Gene Kim and speakers from the upcoming DevOps Enterprise Summit San Francisco (DOES17) dissected the situation and discussed the technical leadership lessons learned while offering their own expert advice for handling crisis situations. The following are more highlights from the discussion ...
CloudCheckr has raised $50 million in institutional funding from Level Equity.
The funding round will augment an already profitable business that has tripled in each of the last three years. CloudCheckr will use the funds to bolster its market-leading platform for modern enterprises, government agencies and managed service providers who demand a comprehensive and scalable multi-cloud management platform that satisfies cost, security, utilization and compliance concerns.
"Cloud management is a highly complex but increasingly mainstream issue – especially for the forward-looking enterprises who are leading the public cloud revolution," said Aaron Newman, CEO and Co-Founder at CloudCheckr. “We have had an astonishing amount of interest in our business as it has continued to scale quickly and profitably and were very deliberate in our timing and choice to bring on an institutional investment partner that would help accelerate our lead in this exciting marketplace. Level’s investment is validation of the pressing need to get visibility and control of exploding cloud environments and we’re excited to keep building, innovating and giving organizations the tools they need to go fast at scale.”
"We're thrilled to be partnered with Aaron and the whole CloudCheckr team," said Benjamin Levin, Founder and Partner at Level Equity. "It is rare to see a profitable, bootstrapped business with this scale and growth trajectory in a market of this size where most of the competitors have raised gobs of venture capital. We were attracted to CloudCheckr’s track record of rapid, profitable, and bootstrapped growth as well as deep technology leadership and the immense opportunity that exists to deliver sophisticated, unified cloud management for complex enterprises across the globe."