Spacelift, a startup that automates the administration of cloud infrastructure, has raised $6 million in a Series A funding spherical led by London’s Blossom Capital. Polish fund Inovo Venture Companions and Hoxton Ventures are also investing.
The Polish and US-based startup is taking fair proper thing in regards to the chance presented by the an increasing kind of complex cloud world, with what it dubs as an ‘infrastructure-as-code (IaC)’ and a ‘policy-as-code’ platform. This allows teams to automate processes, it says, in a extra environment friendly components without the probability of downtime.
Co-founder Marcin Wyszynski uncover the premise after working for companies admire Deliveroo within the UK and Berlin-based scooter operator TIER Mobility. The firm is headquartered in Redwood City, California, US with an additional office in Warsaw, Poland.
Wyszynski stated in an announcement: “The swap to the utilize of cloud servers and infrastructure as code has advantages for companies but it undoubtedly has created fresh challenges for teams, particularly when they’re distributed. The slightest mistake could cause foremost outages and downtime which is clearly noxious for replace. We designed Spacelift to diminish these points, by providing automation, support watch over, and visibility tools to groups wherever they’re.”
Imran Ghory, co-founder and partner at Blossom Capital commented: “Managing infrastructure has been a chronic anguish level for fleet-rising teams and the need for really skilled administration instrument platforms has been underlined by the indisputable truth that so many teams are now working remotely.”
Spacelift’s competitors encompass HashiCorp (which raised $349.2M) and Scalr (raised $7.5M).