This week Mesosphere, the developer of DC/OS, announced it has raised $125 million in Series D financing, bringing its total funding to $251 million and placing a value of $725 million on the San Francisco-based startup. We couldn’t help but wonder what they planned to do with all that money, so we asked.
“That was just retanking, putting gas in the tank,” Florian Leibert, the company’s CEO and co-founder, told Data Center Knowledge. “Now it’s about figuring out how to win this market.” For a startup, Mesosphere has already done a pretty good job of winning its market. Its user base includes 15 Fortune 50 companies, five of the 10 largest banks in North America, and seven of the world’s 12 largest telcos. Not too shabby for a company that released its first product, DC/OS, originally called Data Center Operating System, only five years ago.
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