Alluxio Raises $15.5 Million in Latest Funding Round to Boost Hybrid Cloud Data Orchestration

Alluxio, the developer of open source cloud data orchestration software, is receiving $15.5 million after extending its Series B financing, enabling the company to expand its hybrid cloud data orchestration.

This round was co-led by new investor Volcanics Ventures and existing investor a16z, with participation from technology entrepreneurs Isilon Founder Sujal Patel and YY Founding CTO Tony Zhao, and existing investor Seven Seas Partners. This brings the total amount of funding raised to date to $23 million.

"Alluxio’s vision and data orchestration technology is at the intersection of cloud, AI and data," said Haoyuan (H.Y.), Li, founder and CEO, Alluxio. "Customers across telecommunications, Internet, retail and ecommerce, and financial services are working with us and identifying innovative use cases for leveraging data across frameworks, clouds and storage. We view our strong customer and partner relationships as validating our approach and innovation that enables analytics and AI in hybrid cloud and multi cloud environments.”

During the past year, Alluxio advanced its technological leadership and commitment to open source with two major releases of its Data Orchestration Platform powering multi-cloud analytics and AI; won numerous industry awards and accolades; unveiled advanced cloud service integrations on Amazon AWS and Google Cloud; and took a leadership role in advancing community-driven open source, multi-cloud and hybrid cloud deployments.

Alluxio continues to attract new customers and expand existing customer deployments around the globe. In the last six months, tens of new production deployments have been added, including Alibaba, EA, Nielsen, Roblox, Ryte, Tencent, VIPShop, Walmart, Walkme and WeRide.

Alluxio strengthened its partnerships with Amazon AWS and Google Cloud, by making its Data Orchestration Platform available in the Amazon AWS Marketplace, advancing to the Select Technology Partner status and joining the Google Cloud Partner Program as a technology partner, giving AWS and Google Cloud customers the ability to accelerate analytical workloads and orchestrate data across clouds.

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