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Space elevator, a platform DevOps use to manage cloud infrastructure, raised $ 15 million in a Series B funding round.
While cloud infrastructure spending could skyrocketThe increasing complexity of managing such an infrastructure as servers migrate from on-premises to the cloud creates a demand for tools that help developers manage infrastructure as code, which is especially important in a labor-intensive environment. increasingly distributed work. Spacelift’s “plug-and-play” platform integrates with a myriad of infrastructure tools and technologies, such as Terraform and Pulumi, and works with cloud providers including AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and Azure.
Founded in 2020, Spacelift adopts a so-called infrastructure as code (IaC) model to manage and provision data centers and network infrastructure through code rather than manual processes. Other notable space players include HashiCorp Terraform and Approx0, who secured $ 17 million in funding just a few months ago.
“The complexity of infrastructure is increasing, there is a shortage of human operators,” Spacelift co-founder and COO Pawel Hytry told VentureBeat. “Implementing infrastructure as code helps alleviate these pains, implementing tools like Spacelift further alleviates the challenges of managing the increasingly complex infrastructure configuration.” . “
The company, headquartered in Redwood City, Calif. With an additional hub in Poland, had previously raised around $ 7.6 million. His Series B cycle has been led by Insight Partners, with participation from Blossom Capital, Inovo Venture Partners and Hoxton Ventures, and he plans to use this new cash injection to grow his business in the United States and quadruple his team. engineering in Europe.
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